These Markets See Extreme Volatility – Is U.S. Next?

Stocks take a wild ride today as the currency market brings volatility back into the market.  Today's volatile session allowed us to take an intraday trade within AMZN for a whopping $1,600 per contract profit.  With extreme volatility in emerging markets the question we must ask - is the US next?   Watch this video newsletter…

Turkish Crisis Causes Modest Decline in U.S. Stocks

Turkish Crisis - Stocks Fall As Expected Turkish Crises, among other reasons led to the stock market falling as expected. Personally, I had been bearish on stocks in the near term because they were overbought according to the CNN Fear and Greed index. The S&P 500 fell 0.71% and the Nasdaq fell 0.67%. The VIX…

How A Bear Thrives In A Bull Market

Lots to think about in this crucial weekend video newsletter update. I do want to share with you the types of trades that are working right now in this market. Watch this video now to find how you can thrive in the current market environment whether you're a bull or a bear...

S&P 500 Fails To Reach New Record

S&P 500 Stocks Flat Again The S&P 500 has been within 1% of its record high for a few days. It still couldn’t break out on Thursday. It was down 0.14%. The Nasdaq was up 0.24% which means it extended its winning streak to 8 days which is its longest streak since October. Amazon stock…

Recession Not In Sight

Recession and Strong Jobless Claims Recession and jobless claims: the jobless claims report was strong again as claims fell from 219,000 to 213,000. Quite frankly, if you asked economists 3 years ago if such a report was possible, most would have said “no.” This cycle has seen record lows in the ratio between the labor…

Are These Sectors A Sell?

With the market stalling into resistance, we look beneath the index to the nine major sectors for clues and opportunities of what to trade next during the likely - though not guaranteed - sell swing.  We highlight Financials, Technology and Retail in our sector check-up tonight….

China Increases Its Tariff Rate To 25%

China Tariff Dispute Intensifies Recently, China announced it will retaliate against America’s latest round of tariffs against it. Also, China will put a 25% tariff on $16 billion worth of American products. These 333 goods include large passenger cars, motorcycles, various fuels, and fiber optic cables. China is also taxing coal, grease, Vaseline, asphalt, plastic…

Consumer Spending Up, While Leverage Modest

Consumer Spending - Stocks Not Overhyped Consumer spending is up. Whether stocks are showing signs of exhaustion depends on which indicator you review. The CNN Fear and Greed index makes me cautious about stocks in relation to consumer spending, but the Investor Movement Index seen in the chart below shows investors are still cautious. TD…

Time To Buy Volatility Now?

Volatility continues to drift lower down to the 10 handle for the first since January. The question in tonight's video newsletter is it time to buy volatility? If we do, we want to do it while taking a very minimum amount of risk. Watch this video newsletter to find out which trade ideas surrounding low…

Greed Increases; Stocks Less Than 1% Away From Record High

The Greed Is Palpable Greed is increasing at an alarming rate. The S&P 500 was up 0.28% and the VIX was down 3.02% to 10.93 on Tuesday. The S&P 500 and Wilshire 5000 are less than 1% away from their record highs. Just as the market is getting close to its record high, it is…

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