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Weekly Market Outlook – Losing Speed At The End Of The Runway
It was hardly a catastrophic loss but it wasn't a gain either. The S&P 500 gave up a couple points in last week's action, with the weight of the incredible gains seen since late December clearly keeping many would-be buyers on the sidelines.
Sector Shakeup: Healthcare Crashing, Technology Soaring
Some sectors are remaining in a bullish mode, while others are reversing course. These trends are worth a closer look if only because they may point to the shape of things to come.
Weekly Market Outlook – Dangerous Lack Of Fear, Or Just Rock-Solid Bullishness?
Stocks were overbought headed into the beginning of last week, but investors didn't care. Thanks to last week's 0.5% advance, the S&P 500 is now up 23.7% from December's low. That's one of the biggest sixteen-week gains on record.
Weekly Market Outlook - The Bulls Charge, But Are Playing With Fire
The S&P 500 managed to gain a solid 2.0% last week, following through on the bullish reversal made a week prior. But, as far as gains go, it was far from an ideal one.
March Jobs Report Wasn't Quite A Solid As Suggested
The headlines were reasonably encouraging, and understandably so. After a pretty miserable February in terms of net payroll growth, March's job growth was relatively strong.
Weekly Market Outlook - The Bulls Push Back, But Haven't Won The War Yet
Not a bad week. While the S&P 500 only gained 1.2% for the five day stretch, remember, it started the week out on the brink of disaster thanks to an ugly selloff two Friday's ago.
FAANG Stocks Update: Netflix Stumbles, Facebook Wakes Up
Since January, it looked like it was going to resume its place as the leader. But, just within the past three trading days, Netflix has slipped, perhaps feeling the weight of its big gains for the past couple of years.
Weekly Market Outlook – A Good Rally Effort Spoiled
It was almost a great week for the market. But, a little scare on Friday got a lot of traction, turning a winning week into a loser. Still, this schizophrenic market could just as easily reverse course again, as it has several times of late.
Weekly Market Outlook – As Breakouts Go, This Is A Poor One
The market was four for five last week, and ended the week at its best close since early November. This is anything but a convincing move just yet. The bears still have a good shot at turning the tide in their favor.
Weekly Market Outlook – Stuck In The Middle With You
Five straight days of losses for the S&P 500 forced traders to rethink how strong this market really is. Even as Friday's action was winding down, the bulls were testing the waters again, with the market never really slipping into too much trouble
February Jobs Report Are Better Than Headlines Suggest
The knee-jerk headlines are certainly alarming enough. February's payroll growth of only 20,000 was still well short of expectations for 180,000 new payrolls.
Sector Divergence Brewing, Though It's An Ugly, Half-Hearted Divergence
The broad market may be spinning its wheels, content to go nowhere for the past week and a half. If you look under the hood, though, you'll find most stocks actually haven't been that docile.
Weekly Market Outlook - Pullback Averted For Now, But Gains Still Weigh
he market was dancing with the idea of a pullback, logging three straight days of lower highs after Monday's pop. When they had to make the tough decision headed into the weekend though, investors felt the biggest risk was not being in the market.
The Month Of March Should Be Good For Stocks, And These Groups In Particular
It’s an often overlooked fact, but after a usually-lethargic February, stocks tend to heat up again before running into their summertime lull. On average, the S&P 500 gains 1.1% in March, and grows another 1.7% in April.
FANG Update: Netflix Continues To Carry The Weight, But...
Alphabet remains wishy-washy, and Amazon has actually lost ground. All four FANG names had cleared long-standing technical hurdles, though it's only been Netflix able to sustain a healthy move into that new bullish groove.
Weekly Market Outlook – Still Defying The Odds
It was touch and go for the better part of last week, but when push came to shove as the weekend approached, it was the bulls doing most of the shoving. Thanks to Friday's 0.64% gain, the S&P 500 ended the week on a high note.
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