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…

Lowest Existing Housing Inventory On Record

Redbook Same Store Sales Growth Improves Preliminary January consumer sentiment index from the University of Michigan was basically unchanged. As you can see from the chart below, the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort index is at a 19 year high as it has increased with the stock market. Correlation with the S&P 500 is quite high. Low…

Focus on Financials and Stocks at New Highs

Earlier this week we highlighted technology stocks and major earnings.  With Intel (INTC) reporting tonight, we shift our focus to Financial stocks and the aftermath of this week's key earnings.  As a bonus, we also take a look at key uptrending stocks joining the market at yet another new high, especially in the technology sector…

Utilities & Tesla Are In The Stratosphere

Rally Since The Top Investing is all about perspective. If you look at how stocks have done since Christmas Eve 2018, this looks like an unsustainable bubble. If you look at how stocks have done since the peak on September 2018, the returns are much more normal.  S&P 500 is up 13.8% since September 20th which…

Regional Fed Reports Suggest Lower Stock Market Returns Are Coming

Manufacturing Improvement Coming? The equity market is very confident a cyclical recovery is coming. When poor economic data from Q4 comes out, it is discounted because investors are focused on 2020 which is expected to be the year where earnings growth recovers and the manufacturing sector rights itself. When the manufacturing sector actually does right…

Pivotal Earnings are Coming

So far this week the stock market rally has stalled.  However, earnings season has just started and this has the potential to be a catalyst for the market either up or down.  Here are the kind of trades you want to look at during this crucial time...

Netflix Starts Off FANG Earnings

Slight Decline, But Stocks Still Overbought S&P 500 fell 0.27% on Tuesday, but let's discuss how overbought the market is. One modest decline doesn’t end that state. We need to see a decline of at least 5% for this market to become more normal. As I have said many times, this isn’t a bubble. For…

Hiring Increases & Consumers Stay Confident

Hiring Increases In November JOLTS In October, openings increased and hirings plummeted; in November it was the reverse. Headlines say this was a bad report, but I say it was ok. You can see the long term historical trends in hires, quits, openings, and layoffs & discharges in the chart below. Hires seem to be…

Your Earnings and Expected Move Guide for the Week

Tonight we have big tech names Netflix (NFLX) and IBM reporting earnings and IBM currently is gapping up but there's more major names in play this week. What are we watching and what trades might be good set-ups based on expected moves?  Join Corey in tonight's earnings-based evening video.

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