Financials Fear Rising Rates As Housing Market Weakens

Financials Fear - Stocks Weak Again On Monday The S&P 500 fell 0.43% as it was dragged down by the financials. Nasdaq rallied 0.26% as tech outperformed. Russell 2000 fell 0.16%. Because Russell 2000 firms have a large percentage of their debt in floating rate bonds, rising rates hurt this index. CNN fear and greed…

Mid-Term Elections Shouldn’t Hurt Stocks

Mid-Term Elections - Consumer Confidence In The Government Election Day is November 6th in America. The entire House of Representatives and 1/3rd of the Senate are up for election. This article will analyze what that means for the stock market. First, below is the University of Michigan chart. It shows consumer confidence in government economic…

Financials Break Down Here is What’s Next

Financials broke the key level we've been watching for weeks and the sell side activity picked up.  With financial sector down more than 2% today investors piled in the monsters of tech.  Will this concentration risk have a ripple effect to the entire market?  Watch this video update to find out what's next...

Extreme Fear - Fed To Hike Rates Until Something Breaks

Extreme Fear Continues The S&P 500 fell 4 basis points. Dow rallied 0.26% because Proctor and Gamble beat earnings estimates. This caused its stock to increase 8.8%. The Nasdaq fell 0.48% and the Russell 2000 fell 1.2%. Advanced Micro Devices was the biggest loser in the S&P 500 as it fell 11.1%. The best sectors…

Is This Volatility Over or Just starting?

In this crucial weekend video newsletter update we take an in-depth analysis of volatility in the market. There has been some great trading opportunities and here's what to expect next week...

Shanghai Composite Down 30.12% Since January 26th

Shanghai Composite - Weakness In China Let’s get back to possibly the biggest topic of the year. That is the crash in Chinese stocks and the weakness in its economy. The table below breaks down the Chinese market’s performance in the past year using the new sectors. As you can see, the median communication services stock…

Industrial Production Growth - Very Strong

Industrial Production - Solid Growth The industrial production report is always pivotal in measuring the economy. It’s especially important now that we've disconnected soft indicators from the hard reports. It’s interesting that the September ISM manufacturing PMI fell slightly. However, industrial production growth accelerated on a year over year basis. It also beat estimates on a…

Watch These Key Levels for Indices

  After today's volatility and before Friday's option expiration, Corey updates you on the main levels to play "toward" or "away from" as we get ready for the next trading week.  He specifically mentions the bull/bear targets for /ES, /YM, /NQ, and /RTY with respect to gravity spots and their 200 day moving average targets.

Fed Hawkish In 2019?

Fed Hawkish - FOMC Minutes FOMC Minutes from the September 25th to 26th meeting were released at 2:00 PM on Wednesday. The Minutes stated, “Participants generally anticipated that further gradual increases in the target range for the federal funds rate would most likely be consistent with a sustained economic expansion, strong labor market conditions, and inflation…

U.S. Treasuries - Where Will They Go?

U.S. Treasuries - Fundamentals Of The Treasury Market The long bond sold off sharply from the end of August until September. It has been steady in October. The question is where it moves next. Personally, I look at the bond market as a signal of the economy. From that, I use my opinion of the economy…

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