Category Archives: Technical Analysis

Can Strong Sectors Weather The Storm?

After a rough week for the stock market the horrible events in Paris have put investors even more on edge. So far there has not been any heavy selling in the Euro zone markets though both the Japanese and Hong Kong markets were down over 1%. The S&P futures are down 3 points in pre-market…
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The Week Ahead: Will Stocks Now Correct Like 2011?

Editor's note: If you like Tom's analysis,check out ViperETF.com, his premium newsletter. Investors were clearly not impressed last week by the much better than expected jobs report as the major averages dropped below the prior week's low on Monday increasing the focus on the downside. The selling increased on Thursday as many of the major…
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The Week Ahead: Why New Highs Could Send A Warning

Editor's note: If you like Tom's analysis,check out ViperETF.com, his premium newsletter. It was a good week for the stock market heading into the monthly jobs report though comments mid-week from Fed Chair Yellen again raised the possibility of a December rate hike. The other economic data for the week was mixed as while the…
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The Week Ahead: Don’t Make This Investing Mistake

The stock market surged and swooned last week on earnings as there was a host of winners and losers. The tech sector had been the big winner the previous week and while LinkedIn (LNKD) surged over 10% last week, Twitter (TWTR) and GoPro (GPRO) recorded double digit losses. The implications of merger talks between health…
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A Market Turn This Week Will Surprise Many

A technical look at the stock market after last Friday's close (Why Friday's Reversal Was Important) indicated that an important turn may have occurred. The strong performance on Monday, especially the 7-1 lead of advancing stocks over declining stocks further supports this view. The action looks similar to that on October 4th, 2011 when the…
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The Trading Week Ahead: Why Friday’s Reversal Was Important

Editor's note: If you like Tom's analysis, check out ViperETF.com, his premium newsletter. For an already weak stock market the poor jobs report on Friday put the sellers back in charge in early trading as the Dow was quickly down 258 points. The initial selling in reaction to the new concerns over the economy was…
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