11:13:29 PM EDT |
The S&P and Nasdaq made new highs but it has been 9 days since the Dow high.
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When markets reach new highs one of two things happens
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Big cap sentiment is surging as the major indexes rise on Fed hopes
10:58:50 PM EDT |
The markets are at key levels where a breakout could be imminent.
10:14:13 PM EDT |
The Russell reconstitution produced a volume surge even higher than the quadruple witching the prior Friday.
10:21:21 PM EDT |
Volume exploded higher over the last two days as a result of expiration
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Just Passing Time
Summer volume has already arrived and that makes any rally attempt more difficult.
2:09:00 PM EDT |
Monday's headline generated crash produced an oversold climax to five weeks of declines.
11:30:23 PM EDT |
Talks Could Take Decades
China released its white paper on the trade talks with the US and the outcome is clear.
11:03:51 PM EDT |
Initially it was all about trade and something that could be corrected. Now it is a cold war.
10:26:49 PM EDT |
Eye of the Storm
In a hurricane the leading edge can be very damaging but the first bit of calm does not mean the storm is over.
11:30:13 PM EDT |
The tariff tantrum tanked the market with a promise of more to come.
11:17:53 PM EDT |
Try, Try Again
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
11:22:01 PM EDT |
It has only taken four months for the markets to recover from their Q4 slump, but it seems like forever.
11:04:37 PM EDT |
Low Volatility Churn
The VIX is holding around 12 as investors consolidate their holdings at market highs.
11:48:48 PM EDT |
I could post only one chart this week and it would completely explain the market.
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Are We There Yet?
While we may not be at the new highs yet, we are very close.
8:58:36 PM EDT |
After a bad Friday on the 22nd the markets took a week off to consolidate.
11:35:45 PM EDT |
Market breadth took a significant turn for the worse on Friday.
10:12:07 PM EDT |
Big Cap Rally
The Nasdaq and S&P closed at 5-month highs as money poured into big cap tech stocks.
11:16:54 PM EDT |
The big cap indexes declined about 3% at their lows in what could be an average bout of profit taking.
11:08:26 PM EDT |
The major indexes barely moved off the flat line for the week as consolidation appeared.
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How Far Can They Go
The major indices posted a ninth week of gains, can they make it to a tenth?
11:43:01 PM EDT |
The end of the budget battle and positive comments on China lifted the indexes to new levels.
11:04:59 PM EDT |
Despite three days of weakness stocks are still overbought.
5:48:58 PM EDT |
Pressing Our Luck
After six weeks of gains I feel like a bettor at the craps table.
10:56:06 PM EDT |
The Dow, Nasdaq and Russell ended the week with a gain but they were only fractional.
11:05:06 PM EDT |
Luck Running Out?
Will the lure of tech earnings keep the markets positive for a fifth consecutive week?
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Stretching Our Luck
After three weeks of gains are we headed for a pause
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Ready to Rumble?
After a volatile week the markets could be poised for further gains.
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Time to Buy
Every rebound from oversold levels carries a lot of investor hope and can result in frustration.