Trying Our Hand with Stocks at New Highs

If the bears can only put together a two-day pullback, then bulls must firmly be in control of the end-of-year tape for now.  We'll continue watching the indexes closely but in tonight's video, Corey walks you through the SP500 strong stocks that made new 52-week highs today and how you might use them to hedge…

Is The Trade Deal Back On?

Stocks Recover Some Of Their Recent Losses: Trade Deal Back On? In a repeat of Monday’s manufacturing PMI data, the Markit services PMI improved and the ISM non-manufacturing PMI fell. Motor vehicle sales report rose after a weak October reading. ADP report was weak which only matters if it correctly signals weakness in the BLS…

Solid Cyber Monday & Markit Manufacturing Data

Strong Cyber Monday Redbook same store sales growth was 7.9% in the week of November 30th which was up from 4.3% and the highest reading since early January. You’d think that growth spike was because of Black Friday being a week later, but last week had 4.3% growth, meaning there wasn’t a decline in growth because…

Is The Market Out of Danger?

Stocks punch higher today on light volume. After a few days of selling are stocks out of the woods? Find out why the next 2 days are critical to this market and may tell us where the opportunities are for the remainder of the year…

Stocks Fall As Reports Show No Trade Deal In 2019

3 Day Losing Streak For Stocks Finally, the correction many had been predicting is starting; stocks declined. Namely, stocks fell on Tuesday because of worries about trade. It doesn’t look like there will be a trade deal by the December 15th soft deadline.  S&P 500 fell 0.66% which brings the 3 day losses to 1.92%. I…

Weak Manufacturing ISM PMI Sends Down Q4 GDP Growth Nowcast

Quick Q3 GDP Review: No Negative Growth A big story in the past few weeks has been that 2H 2019 GDP growth isn’t as bad as was feared in October. Real final sales growth should still be mediocre, but headline GDP growth isn’t close to going negative. You don’t need to see negative GDP growth…

The 4th Volatility Spike of 2019

Though it may have taken longer than expected, we're finally seeing the fourth VIX Volatility Spike of 2019.  Find out what this pattern is, what we're expecting, and how we're trading the current opportunity as we begin the new month of December...

Stocks Fall On Weak ISM Manufacturing PMI, Despite Strong Black Friday

Stocks Start December With A Bust? The stock market fell on Monday which isn’t a surprise because it was very overbought heading into the week. S&P 500’s 0.86% decline was its worst decline to start a December since 2008. That’s “nice to know”, but not a stat you can make trades based on.  Stocks rallied…

Consumer Confidence Falls Right Before Holiday Shopping Season

House Price Growth Might Be Bottoming In the MBA report from the week of November 22nd, the seasonally adjusted purchase applications index was down 1% on a weekly basis after it increased 7%. On a yearly basis, it was up 55% because last year, this week included Thanksgiving and this time it didn’t. It’s not…

Did Markets Just Get Serious?

In today’s video, Don discusses how the marketplace has passed through 17 straight weeks that were inside of the expected move.  Is this going to be a turning point?  Don provides those details that you need to be aware of moving forward and expects that questions inside the marketplace will be resolved in the next…

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