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Michael Kramer is the Founder of Mott Capital Management. He is also a financial writer for websites such as Investopedia, Seeking Alpha and the Monster Stock Market Commentary providing stock and market analysis. He has over 20 years of industry experience as an analyst, trader, and an investment ...more


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The Bulls Are Still Trapped At S&P 500 4,200
The bulls still have run left to run, with the S&P 500 trading at 4,200. In this video Michael J. Kramer reviews where the S&P 500 is and where it may go.
The Dollar May Hold The Key To What Comes Next For Stocks
The dollar index has been stuck in trading along with the S&P 500, but that may be about to change.
This Week's CPI Report Could Ignite Massive Volatility
With the Fed moving to a data-dependent mode, it is likely to increase volatility in the stock market in the future. Next week's CPI data could be a crucial test.
The Bear Market May Be Set To Resume As Tailwinds Turn To Headwinds
The tailwinds that helped lift stocks higher since the end of March will turn to headwinds the week of April 24, 2023.
April Options Expiration May Mark A Turning Point For The VIX And Stocks
The week of April 17, 2023, will have Vix and Stock Market options expiration which could mark a turning point for stocks.
This Week's CPI Report May Seal The Deal On The May Fed Rate Hike
The job report was solid, and markets now see a 70% chance that the Fed will raise rates in May. An inline CPI report may be all it takes to seal the deal on the next 25 bps rate hike in May.
The Bear Market Is Not Over
CTA flows have driven stocks higher; the bear market is not over.
The Fed Should Hike Rates This Week And Signal For More To Come
All the focus is on whether the Fed should hike rates this week, and based on the markets, they should not only hike rates but also signal for more hikes to come.
Another Hot Inflation Report Sends Shock Waves Through The Market
The January PCE report was a real jaw-dropper coming in my hotter than expected, while December was revised higher. The news sent rates sharply higher as a result and stock prices lower.
The February Fed Minutes May Reveal That Rates Have To Go Much Higher
The February Fed Minutes are likely to set a high bar for when the Fed is likely to pause raising rates and given the stronger-than-expected January economic data, rates may have to go much higher.
Stocks May Have Reached A Turning Point In The Bear Cycle
Two distinct cycles are running in the S&P 500 and the NDX that marked previous highs and lows, and they suggest a may now be in place and VIX may be heading higher too.
The Fed May Be Done With Holding The Market's Hand
Reviewing the most recent Fed rate hike decision and trying to understand what Chairman Powell is up to.
The Fed Needs To Send A Very Hawkish Message To Markets This Week
The February FOMC meeting will need to clarify that financial conditions have eased too much and are slowing down the Fed's progress.
The Market May Have Unrealistic Inflation Expectations
The market is expecting a lot when it comes to disinflation in 2023, and the expectations may be unrealistic.
Inflation Rates May Stay Higher Than The Market Thinks In 2023
The market expects the inflation rate to fall sharply in 2023, but the velocity of money suggests that inflation is more than likely to stay high.
The Fed And ECB Hand The Markets A Massive Dose Of Reality
Stocks tumbled for a second week after the Fed and ECB delivered a more hawkish-than-expected message.
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