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SPX 500 Chart Signals Some Downside Is Coming
While the markets have been living the good life for the better part of three months, it appears some downside is coming. The more time I spend with the SPX 500 chart, the more I think that something is brewing under the surface.
Why The Stock Market Predicts Economic Data Will Improve
When you compare the current stock market performance to economic data, you see a major disconnect. Indices are up sharply since the March bottom, even though the unemployment, hospitality sales and retail sales data have been awful.
How Long Will This Stock Market Trend Last?
After the dark days in March when indices were battered, the current stock market trend is a huge relief (to the bulls, anyway).
We Are In A Bear Market According To The Charts
You may have suspected it, so I’m going to confirm it: we are in a bear market.
This Is Why The Stock Market Rises On Bad News
The wall of worry is up, traders and investors are nervous and yet the stock market rises on bad news. You might be wondering what on earth is going on, and you are not alone.
These Companies Will Survive The Pandemic
While the economic impact of the coronavirus has become devastating, it’s important to remember that companies will survive the pandemic – some better than others.
Volatility In The Age Of Coronavirus: Beware The Sky-High VIX Readings
Higher volatility leads to higher prices for options, both calls and puts. Index puts, which I often urge you to buy to protect your portfolio from volatility, are expensive right now.
It’s Time To Pause Your Trading Strategy
The future is incredibly uncertain right now, and the markets are grappling with it. Will the markets correct next week or next month? We just don’t know. When that is the case, it’s best to just sit on your hands.
Higher Volatility Is Here – Here’s Why I’m Embracing It
Higher volatility has left traders and investors on edge. Big money is moving fast in today’s environment.
Adobe Shifts Into A Higher Gear
When stocks came off their sugar high recently, so did Adobe. However, the stock only dropped about 20%, putting it just above the reliable 100ma.
Markets Caught The Coronavirus, And Fear Has Taken Hold
Just two weeks ago, stocks were hitting all-time highs. Last week, markets caught the coronavirus. Unfortunately, once fear takes hold, it spreads quickly – much like the virus itself.
How Will A Coronavirus Pandemic Affect The Markets?
Over the weekend, news broke that we could be facing a coronavirus pandemic. As we all know, the markets hate uncertainty – so what does that mean for us traders?
How To Overcome Your Trading Fears
After a strong year during which markets were up double digits, many traders are worried.
How To Trade Uncertain Markets
It’s been a while since traders have worried about, well, anything. As the coronavirus spreads, so too does fear. And that means we need to adjust our strategy so we can trade uncertain markets.
Intel Is Still The King Of The Chips
Intel has risen from the ashes and transformed itself into a powerhouse. With a new management team in place, the company seems to be headed in the right direction.
Successful Options Traders Don’t Fight The Markets
After a stellar fourth quarter, traders, investors, analysts – heck, everyone! – believed stocks were due for a rest. Yet somehow, the markets keep going up.
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