The summary of the markets is both simple and complex right now. In simple terms, it is experiencing a technical breakdown. In more complex terms, it is trying to re-price risk in the face of soon-to-change Fed policy. What makes this event complicated is how long it’s been since the Fed has changed anything. After […]
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David is BigFoot's Chief Technical Analyst and all-around answer man. He is 97% correct at least some of the time.
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With the tech sector under the microscope markets continue to search for support as stocks slide with rising rates. We’ve discussed (warned?) about this for a long time. Tech has grown to be a disproportionately large portion of the major indexes. So, if tech has a bad day, everybody has a bad day. Of course, […]
Another year is in the books. Lots of surprises, most notable probably being the significant rise in the stock markets. The S&P 500 logged a banner year. Who’d a thunk? Of course, the markets aren’t one to rest. So it’s already time to start looking forward again. This Thursday will be a forum call where […]
Santa Rally to 4850 for the SPX anyone?
In this case, the picture is worth 1000 words. So… here’s a picture… with some words on it… Long story short, this is the inflection point. Either the markets find traction here and recover or we fade the rest of the year (more than likely). Futures are mixed but mostly positive. Tech got hammered because […]
Last week demonstrated how lower volume and a little conviction can make for a nasty time in the markets. The holiday shortened week, in and of itself, was neither new nor unexpected. Most market analysts expect lighter trading as turkey carving carves into market time. The thing is, the lighter trading volume can magnify market […]
Despite the negative headlines, the market data continues to show a trend moving higher… for now (and what appears to be the rest of the year).
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This week is tricky. Markets look poised to climb higher, but not all the signals are in agreement.
Last week saw stocks reverse and climb in the latter half of the week. Chasing down the why is an odd game these days. Is the Chinese economy going to collapse? Price of oil to climb? Supply chains wrecked? US debt default? Your guess is as good as mine. Regardless, there seems to be a […]
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