Playing Offense and Defense with Headline Risk

Though tensions eased in the Middle East after ramping up earlier this week, we saw planned price movement occur at our key levels especially in Crude Oil. In tonight's video, Corey highlights these moves as well as the offensive and defensive money flow happening quickly - along with two defense stocks and two oil stocks…

Bed Bath & Beyond Craters While Tesla Hits Hyper-Speed

Stocks Recover After Geopolitical Fears Fade New trends appears to be: a geopolitical event occurs, stocks selloff, and then they recover to new highs. Obviously, that’s an oversimplification of the action because stocks are also reacting to earnings and economic reports. U.S. defense secretary stated the attacks on the bases that house U.S. military only…

Strongest Small Business Job Creation Since January 2019

Redbook Retail Sales Growth In the week of January 4th, Redbook same store sales growth fell from 7.8% to 6.1%. The month looks to be starting off on solid footing. It will be interesting to see the impact of the minimum wage increases. A modest decline in the expectations index in the Conference Board consumer…

Buying Hitting a Fever Pitch

Stocks explode higher on Middle East de-escalation news to only end the trading day with a new attack of the US embassy in Baghdad causing a sell off in the finals minutes of trading.  With this wild news dependent market here's the strategies you'll want to focus on implementing the rest of the week...

Geopolitical Worries Cause After-hours Selloff Tuesday

Stocks Fall Slightly (Geopolitical Risk Increases) The stock market fell slightly on Tuesday, but that might be just the beginning of the decline. Stocks fell after hours because at least 12 ballistic missiles were fired at an Iraqi airbase that hosts American troops. Iran claimed responsibility for this action. In response to this S&P 500…

Weaker Motor Vehicles Sales & Improved Services PMIs

Motor Vehicle Sales Weaken December motor vehicle sales report put a dent in any thesis that December retail sales growth will be strong. Motor vehicles and parts category has the highest weighting in the retail sales report. I still think non-store retail sales growth will accelerate. However, motor vehicles and parts weakness can counteract that…

Uncertainty at the Highs

In tonight's video, Corey surveys the four US equity futures markets and notes the end-of-day sell-off activity and what it means for tomorrow's session.  He also notes the key price levels in equity markets for targets and also Gold, Silver, Bonds, and especially Crude Oil.  Know these levels to help shape your trades for the…

Stocks Reverse Course As Geopolitical Concerns Fade

Stocks Recover From Morning Selloff (Fed Futures Correction) S&P 500 rallied steadily after opening the trading session lower. In this bull market, most of the gains have occurred late into the night in the after-hours session. That makes this rally unusual. S&P 500 increased 0.35% on the day. From its low, which was at the…

Housing Price Growth Bottoms & Residential Construction Increases

Home Price Growth Bottoming Home price indexes are always delayed a couple months. But home price growth is important, so let's review them. Based on recent reports, it seems like yearly home price growth is bottoming. It is being helped by low rates and easy comps. However, I don’t think home price growth will reach…

Can Anything Stop this Market?

With geopolitical risks on everyone's mind the market doesn't seem to be pricing in the risk. Even if the risk is a small one it should be built into this marketplace. Here are two strategies you can use to capitalize on the markets complacency…

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