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8 Monster Stock Market Predictions For The Week Of June 27
Stocks had a solid finish to the week, with the S&P 500 rising by 3% on Friday. There is probably more room for the market to increase. I had been waiting to see what happened with the index at 3,815, but the market blew right through that level.
Stocks Rise On June 23 As Recession Worries Worsen
At this point, the movement we have seen in the market appears to resemble what we saw following the May options expiration, with a lot of churning.
Stocks Finish Flat On June 22 As Financial Conditions Tighten Further
It was a volatile day, with the market dropping sharply to open and rallying sharply, only to close flat.
Stocks Float Higher On June 21, But Probably Not For Long
The VIX was hardly down today, despite the big rally, dropping by less than 1 point to close at 30.20.
Stock Drop On June 16, But A Rally May Be Coming After Options Expiration
Another miserable day for stocks, with the S&P 500 dropping 3.25%
Stocks Rally On June 15 Following The Fed Rate Hike, But Don’t Expect It To Last
The rally started before the Fed meeting, as VIX expiration helped bring the VIX down some even before the FOMC.
Stocks May See A Big Rebound Following The Fed Meeting On June 15
Implied volatility is very high and drops off a cliff once you get past this week. So that implied volatility melt should result in stocks getting a pop.
8 Monster Stock Market Predictions – The Week Of June 13, 2022 Edition
The move in the markets was a massive repricing as investors now need to rethink how much more the Fed will need to raise rates before everything is said and done. The problem is that I don’t think anyone knows how far rates will need to rise.
Stocks Drop On June 8, And Further Declines May Be Coming
We appear to be in a distribution pattern right now, churning at the top of the range. Today, we closed right above the lower uptrend, which helps form the diamond pattern in the S&P 500.
Stocks Rise On June 7 As Implied Volatility Melt Continues
Today was the opposite of yesterday, with the S&P 500 dropping to start the day and rallying to end the day higher.
6 Monster Stock Market Predictions For The Week Of June 6
The coming week will feature the CPI report, which is released on June 10. Since January, the S&P 500 hasn’t had the most outstanding returns in the first six hours following the report. On average, the index declines by 56 bps following the report.
9 Monster Stock Market Predictions – The Week Of May 31
VIX pushing to the low 20s would be very bullish for stock and help push the S&P 500 much higher. There wouldn’t be much keeping the S&P 500 futures from rising to 4,300.
Stocks Rip Higher On May 26, But Leave More Questions Than Answers
The S&P 500 has rallied into the CPI report only to sell off on a few occasions.
5 Monster Stock Market Predictions For The Week Of May 23
Stocks had a very volatile trading session on Friday, with the S&P 500 opening higher to start the day, then falling sharply mid-day, only to rally into the close. Believe it or not, The index rose by more than 1% to start, and then plunged 3.3%.
Stocks May Drop Sharply On May 20, 2022
The S&P 500 finished the day lower by around 60 bps to make a new closing low in this downdraft at 3900.78.
Stocks Drop On May 16 With Powell On Deck For Tomorrow Afternoon
Stocks were all over the place, down sharply to open, up sharply mid-day, and down by day’s end.
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