Category Archives: Trading ETFs

Is The Stock Market Now On Thin Ice?

Tuesday's 1.2% decline in the S&P 500 and 10% rise in the VIX certainly got the market's attention as it was already nervous about the health care vote. The financial media debated the impact of both a No and a Yes vote but cancelling the vote was clearly not expected. Of course this has started…
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Hedge Fund Hairball

The stock market was surprised by the FOMC decision to only raise rates two more times this year as stocks soared in reaction to the announcement even though Wednesday's rate hike was widely expected. The higher weekly close this week does support the view that the correction is over. It seems that more are becoming…
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Market Breath Favors One Stock Scenario …

Last week started off under the influence of Janet Yellen's comments that rates were going to be raised this week. As bond yields surged stocks opened the week lower and stayed under pressure until they bounced in reaction to Friday's jobs report. The market decline has what many have been waiting for but so far…
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How To Keep Riding This Bull Market

The stock market was nervous prior to President Trump's speech to Congress but responded with a heavy wave of buying that pushed the Dow Industrials up over 300 points. The 32 point gain in the S&P 500 was also impressive but the small cap Russell 2000 was even stronger gaining 2% on Wednesday. It appears…
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Don’t Let Fear Or Greed Drive Your Investing

The buyers appeared to have dried up by last Friday's open as after ten positive closes in the Dow Industrials the market became nervous ahead of President Trump's DC speech. The stock market had traded lower several times last week but each day it has rebounded by the close. That was again the case on…
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Four Sector ETFs That Will Profit In The Months Ahead

The further turmoil in the Trump administration and growing controversy in Washington did not stop the stock market from moving even higher last week. The surge in stock prices over the past two weeks surprisingly has not been accompanied by an increase in the bullishness of the individual investor. According to AAII the bullish %…
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