Investors Ignore Coronavirus & Bid Up Apple On Its Great Report

Stocks Rebound Despite Coronavirus Fears The stock market rebounded on Tuesday after its sharp decline on Monday related to the coronavirus. Even though it doesn’t seem like the increase in cases has slowed, markets looked past this issue. It makes you wonder if the virus was just an excuse to sell stocks because they were…

Manufacturing Expected To Rebound In Q1

Weak Durable Goods Orders December durable goods orders report was weak as it signaled there will be weak business investment growth in Q4. We already knew business investment would likely fall. This just reiterates that perspective. Hope is capex recovers in 2020 since the regional Fed manufacturing reports have been strong. Monthly durable goods orders…

Your Guide to Apple and Key Stock Earnings Today

Apple (AAPL) reported earnings after the bell, extending price to a new high for now. Other key stocks including AMD, Starbucks (SBUX), and LMT reported too.  What's happening after-hours and how will it play into Wednesday, which also happens to be a Fed Day?  Find out in tonight's video...

Coronavirus Sends Stocks Lower - Bernie Sanders Is The Favorite

The Streaks Are Over! Stocks fell on Monday, ending the streak without back to back down days. It ended at 30 days, tying the longest streak since 1955. Furthermore, the 1.57% decline ended the S&P 500’s streak without a 1% decline. It reached 74 days which tied the one ending in October 2018. There were…

New Home Sales Miss Estimates, But Housing Market Is Still Solid

Disappointing New Home Sales December new home sales report wasn’t great because November’s reading was revised lower and December’s reading missed the low end of the estimate range. It’s not consistent with the recent strength in housing data especially housing starts, but it’s not weak enough to suggest a new trend is forming. Specifically, in…

Does Extreme Selling Mark the Beginning of the End?

Stocks open the week shaken as bonds continue to march higher. With the bond the market on the border of another yield curve inversion what does that mean for stocks? You don't want to miss this video update…

Record Nasdaq 100 Rally

Modest Decline On Coronavirus Fears On Friday stocks couldn’t outlast the coronavirus fears like they did on Thursday as the S&P 500 fell 0.9%. The market just avoided a 1% drawdown, as it rallied slightly in the afternoon. There have now been 72 days without a 1% move either way in the S&P 500. Nasdaq…

Recession Indicator Avoided By A Hair

Leading Economic Indicators Disappoint Leading economic index was weak, but not weak enough to show negative yearly growth which would be a recession warning. Monthly growth in December fell from 0.1% to -0.3% which missed estimates by a tick. Yearly growth was 0.1%. A few reports are showing growth was actually -0.1%, but I’m going…

Will the Selling Persist?

Today the stock market saw its first real selling in 2 months. After an incredible 23-week streak of market efficiency the market has shown to be inefficient the last 2 weeks. Don explores several areas of the market you're going to want to pay attention to starting Monday morning. There are lots of opportunity if…

Risk Adjusted Returns In The 99th Percentile

S&P 500 Rebounds The stock market recovered after a morning selloff related to the coronavirus. From the low on the day, to the close, the S&P 500 rose 0.63%. WHO stated, it’s a “bit too early to consider this event as a public health emergency of international concern.”  So far, there have been 600 confirmed…

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