All-Clear For New Highs In The S&P 500

Watch the market update video. Market is looking more bullish The S&P 500 continues to hold above the key support level I have been highlighting recently (~2800). We are also seeing more positive developments in the Healthcare and Consumer Staples sectors, both of which are looking more bullish. Drought of new highs However, the S&P […]

Facebook Hasn’t Derailed The Bull Market

Watch the market update video. The bull market continued unabated last week, with the S&P 500 pushing through a key resistance level I have been highlighting and reaching above the 2800 level again. Strong earnings season Second quarter earnings have been helpful to the stock market. So far this earnings season the “beat rate” is […]

Some Bullish Developments

Watch the market update video. This week I have recorded for you a short (9 min) video covering some bullish developments in the markets. Below, I have briefly summarized what I cover in the video: Firstly, this: The QQQ is the ETF that tracks the NASDAQ. This is a BULLISH development for the NASDAQ, which has been providing […]

The Simple Bear Market Predictor

In this post, we look into: the main concerns market players are contending with presently The yield curve, why it’s flashing a warning signal How to predict a bear market and recession Trump’s “Trade War” The current state of play in markets The markets We are mid-way through the year and 2018 is shaping up […]

Facebook Hits Support. A Buy?

By now, you have probably heard the Facebook story. In short, Facebook faces intense criticism over news that Cambridge Analytica, a political research company with ties to President Donald Trump, had allegedly illegitimately obtained and used 50 million Facebook user profiles. US and UK lawmakers fear the data was used to sway voters in the last presidential […]

Bond Market vs Stock Market

This week, rather than taking a shorter-term trading view of the markets, I’m taking a more long-term, “30,000 foot” view of the bond market vs stock market. I don’t allocate capital or take trading positions based on this broader view. However I do find it helpful to look at the big picture from time-to-time, so […]