Will the Bailout for Everybody Save This Market?

Historical volatility contracted this week as markets play wait and see. Jobless claims were hideous and there's zero clarity. How will they reboot the economy once the crisis is over? Earnings season is coming up, but the SEC just gave firms the ability to move their earnings date even at the last minute. And then…

Stocks Look To Be In A Holding Pattern

Stocks Seem To Be Stabilizing It looks like stocks are stabilizing right above the low of late March as investors wait to see when the number of cases in America peaks. It’s a reasonable stance because the market expects the data to get worse before it gets better in a couple weeks. Stocks can’t react…

Nearly Worst Labor Market Since Great Depression (It Took 2 Weeks)

Real Recession Numbers Are Here: They Are Ugly Labor market numbers are starting to come out. They are extremely bad. Let’s start with the March Challenger job cut announcements report. Keep in mind, the April report will likely be worse. Specifically, in March there were 222,288 new job cut announcements which was up huge from…

Your Market Update Before the Jobs Report

We've had two Thursdays of Initial Jobless Claim surprises and are gearing up for the big Friday Jobs Report.  While the report won't factor in the most recent job losses, it could be a major market moving event and we need to be ready for it.  In tonight's video, Corey updates the key levels and…

Commodity Prices Lowest Since The 1970s

Big Decline On Wednesday Stocks started the quarter on a sour note. S&P 500 fell 4.41%. If the market falls in April, that will be its 4th straight month of declines. We're not expecting a weak month because the uncertainty that is hurting the market will be lifted by the end of it. We will know…

Demise Of 2020 Earnings & When They Will Recover

Coming Earnings Decline A principle uncertainty in markets is when the number of COVID-19 cases will stop spiking in America. That helps investors figure out when the shutdowns will end and when the economy will restart. We need to know all this to determine where earnings will be in 2020. It’s easy to write off…

Just When You Thought the Selling was Over

Markets are pinging between our gravity points as sell side activity has returned. No one has ever seen anything like this before, but it will lead to once in a lifetime opportunities in the coming weeks for those that are prepared. So far YTD the Russell is down 36%, QQQ is down 15%, SPY is…

Worst Q1 Ever

Disastrous Quarter Ends With A Small Selloff This week has been calm so far. S&P 500 fell 1.6% and the VIX fell 3.54 to 53.54 on Tuesday. We can expect the VIX to fall even on down days. Panic can’t last forever. It is a short emotional outburst. If stocks fall, they won’t crash like…

Dividend Cuts & Spiking Unemployment

Dividend Cuts Coming Fast & Furious As of March 30th, 24 companies suspended their buyback programs in 2020 for a total of over $200 billion. Financials have led the charge with $127 billion in cuts. Financials probably have led the charge because of their energy loans. Obviously, the entire economy is in a recession, but…

What's the Key Price Pivot and Plan Right Now?

The market, particularly the SP500 (SPY and /ES) continue to trade into an absolutely critical pivot level where what happens in the next day or two will determine the direction of the next major swing in the market. What's this level and how are the Monsters of Tech helping us determine which way the market…

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