A Trend May Be in Danger

Don’t look now but the trend that was established back when the first vaccine was announced seems to be in jeopardy. The S&P 500 has been marching its way toward 4000 for weeks now. Of course, this is nothing terribly remarkable in and of itself. Given enough time, the probability of the S&P 500 reaching […]

Party Like It’s 1999

There will be more… but at least there’s a picture for now: IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION Please remember that past performance may not be indicative of future results. Different types of investments involve varying degrees of risk, and there can be no assurance that the future performance of any specific investment, investment strategy, or product (including […]

Blip?

Markets have been on a wild ride for the past two weeks. The S&P 500 fell from its all-time highs down to its 50-day moving average, only to rally back to all-time highs again to close out last week. At this point, the momentum is still intact. So the trend continues: higher. As with all […]

Still Going

Despite the give-back last Friday the S&P 500 managed to print another all-time high last week. So the trend toward 3900 continues. Now the only question is, will we actually see the stimulus?… IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION Please remember that past performance may not be indicative of future results. Different types of investments involve varying degrees […]

Happy New Year

Check back soon for the 2021 Outlook IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION Please remember that past performance may not be indicative of future results. Different types of investments involve varying degrees of risk, and there can be no assurance that the future performance of any specific investment, investment strategy, or product (including the investments and/or investment strategies […]

Begin Operation Wrap-Up

With the remaining trading days of the year dwindling into single digits this week, expect this week to be a push for the end of the year. It’s basically the last full week of trading we’ll have. After this, volumes typically start to drop… not to say the markets won’t move higher or lower on […]

Early Signs Indicate a Santa Claus Rally

For all the pain 2020 has caused, it looks like there may be one more gift this year: a Santa Clause Rally? Let’s skip the suspense of fundamental musings – after all, none of us can predict the future. instead, we’ll look at the quantatative data. What’s it suggesting may play out? The technical pattern […]

Vaccine Hopes, Holy Shift!

Update: Since posting this only a few minutes ago the futures have exploded on optimism over a vaccine. Technicals are out the window – this market is operating on raw emotion and hope at this point. Original blog (prior to folks going bananas): While the ink is not formally dry (because, technically, there are still […]