Entries by David Littlejohn

Technical Breakdown Occurring

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 […]

Searching for Support

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, […]

Bye Bye 2021

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 […]

1000 Words

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 […]

VIX’ed

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 […]

Santa Rally Time?

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A Simple Look at the Numbers

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 […]