Market Outlook

S&P 500’s January Close Produced Rare Setup; Here’s Why, and What’s Next

January Close Provides Insight The chart below shows the S&P 500 (SPY) closed above the monthly Bollinger Band centerline (a.k.

US Stocks Today: Get Ready for a Bumpy Ride

At the onset of 2018, market soothsayers gave their outlooks for the year. The consistent theme from every economic commentator and investment strategist …

What’s in Store for Stocks in 2019

By Dr. Richard Smith   If you’re asking what’s in store for stocks this year, here’s what you need to know: The first …

A Global Economic Downturn Has Arrived

Farmers all across the middle part of the country are going bankrupt at an astounding rate, and over half of all farms in …

Markets Slowly Recover After Major Holiday Hit on Stocks

The markets are rising a bit today, following a dramatic couple of weeks leading up to the end of the year. After a …

Stocks Approach “The Capitulation Phase”

We have not seen anything like this since the financial crisis of 2008.  On Friday the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost another 414 …

S&P 500 (SPY): It Hits You When You Least Expect It

By Amber Hestla As the end of the year approaches, many of us look back. Changing the calendar presents an opportunity to think …

S&P 500: Now Is the Time to Stay Invested

By Vic Lederman Right now, it feels like darn near everyone is expecting the great bull market in stocks to end… During October, …

S&P 500 (SPY): Volatility Is Back After a Tranquil Third Quarter

According to the 2018 edition of the Stock Trader’s Almanac, October has been a “great” time to buy. Once ranked last in terms of stock …

The S&P 500 (SPY) Is “Extremely” Oversold

The Call: The S&P Futures (+30 last) finish the day higher by +55-65 handles and retest 2,900 in short order as the technicals now offer …