Small-Caps Close Slightly Up

MARKET SUMMARY U.S. markets traded in positive territory during the first half of Wednesday’s action but in a tight range ahead of the Fed minutes. The indexes gained strength heading...

Too Many Bulls Think Spitting is Forbidden

The Federal Reserve came out with the minutes of their final session with Janet Yellen. The overall health of the economy is good. The inflation target has been met. If you...

Inflation Fears Weren’t the Cause for Wednesday’s Selloff. They Were Just...

For a short while on Wednesday it looked like the market might get over a major hump... but only for a short while. Once the minutes from the most...

ChartBrief 188 – DM Mfg PMIs and UST 10Y

In case you didn't get that, it's Developed Markets manufacturing PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) and US 10-Year government bond yields. That's a reference to chart 1 in today's blog...

[Exclusive] Emotion or High Awareness?

Over the last 14 trading days, the market has carried us through much of the emotional spectrum; Complacency; Fear; Uncertainty; Optimism; and back to Uncertainty. Strong economic reporting, spurred by...

[Vault] Fibonacci expansion: A better way to time price targets

Identifying turning points in the market can be a daunting task. If you are already in a position, it’s easy to let your emotions take over and throw your...

Shorting Oil: A trade!

We continue to be long-term bulls on oil; but we went short this afternoon for a trade.  We are targeting down to the mid-50's for oil on this EW...

[Exclusive] Waning Optimism Could Be a Short-Term Buy Signal for Stocks

Despite U.S. stocks enjoying their best week in years last week -- and sending up a rare stock market signal -- optimism waned for the third week in a...

The All New Market Analysis – Feb 21st, 2018

SPX Monitoring purposes; Long SPX on 2/20/18 at 2716.26. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Neutral. Long Term Trend SPX monitor purposes: Long SPX on 2/8/18 at 2581.00. The above is a 60 minute chart...