[Vault] Has FedEx Run Out Of Gas?

The markets are solidly in a wait-and-sell mode as we await two key pieces of economic data:  Wednesday’s FOMC announcement and Friday’s Employment Situation report.  In the meantime, I...

[Vault] Merger In the Making (For the Last 3 Years)

So what do we make of the proposed T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint (S) merger?  Besides being a Sprint customer and hoping that my service will get better and my...

[Vault] Dollar Back in Power as Week Starts

Market Drivers April 30, 2018 Dollar bid resumes GE inflation data runs cool Nikkei 0.66% Dax 0.22% Oil $67/bbl Gold $1317/oz. Bitcoin $9140 Europe and Asia: CNY PMI Manufacturing 51.4 vs. 51.3 EUR GE Retaial Sales 1.3% vs....

[Vault] Love Story

© Korea Summit Press Pool/AFP Equity markets rebounded off recent lows this week after photos of the historic meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korea dictator Kim...

[Vault] Weekly Stock Market Commentary 4/27/18

A week ago it seemed that $SPX had broken out of the "box" that had contained prices for nearly a month (red box in Figure 1) and was set...

[Vault] Why Technical Analysis Is Alive And Well: Hint, It’s Human Nature

Through dealings with clients, friends, and relatives, I’m often reminded that technical analysis is alive and well. Human nature never changes. This is great news for us technical traders....

[Vault] RTN – Bullish DailyPlay for Friday April 27th, 2018

The bullish DailyPlay we chose for Friday April 27th is Raytheon (RTN). RTN is part of the Industrial Sector (XLI). Over the last month, XLI has experienced a 0.18% move...

[Vault] It’s About the Dollar Baby!

The US equities markets bounced back to retrace all of the losses which occurred due to concerns about the Iran nuclear deal. The VIX was down over 6%, and...

[Vault] What the EPS? France and Germany

First, a quick point of clarification... "What the EPS?" is an experimental new blog series I am going to be running which will be focusing on earnings. As a...

[Vault] Statoil Drops After 33% Jump In Profit Falls Short Of Wall...

There’s no pleasing the market these days. Shares of Statoil (STO) fell 1.54% to $24.96 today after the company reported first quarter earnings of $4.4 billion, its highest quarterly...

[Vault] Sound the Alarms!

Usually I keep these post limited to about 3 minutes, but today we’ve got a lot to talk about. Typical noise that we can often categorize as just that...

[Vault] Goog Gets Hit By Market Profit Margin Fears Even After Good...

Some times in the financial markets, the numbers aren’t as important as the narrative. I think that was the case with Alphabet (GOOG), Tuesday, April 24. Monday after the market...