The Fed And Stocks About-Face

The Fed And Stocks About-Face

It sure looks like Wall Street wants to take stocks up. The NASDAQ pivoted higher after setting a 52-week low, sold off after the initial rush higher, and then the index lifted again with a higher low. Higher cycle lows...
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No Matter The Change, It’s Still The Same

No Matter The Change, It’s Still The Same

Up and down in chunks; one day the sky is falling and the next it is all allergen-free flowers and sunshine. Such is the state of the stock market right now. From experience, love you, love-you not volatile swings from...
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Full Name Trouble For Stocks

Full Name Trouble For Stocks

If not for a late afternoon rally, the NASDAQ would have been in full name technical trouble. What’s full name trouble? I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid, heat was coming when mom went, “Richard” get...
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Fed Dilemma – Inflation Or Recession? Which Would You Pick?

Fed Dilemma – Inflation Or Recession? Which Would You Pick?

Stocks took it on the chin last week, getting KOd by the one-two punch of higher-than-expected transitory inflation that inched up and FedEx’s earnings miss. Wall Street was hopeful that the Federal Reserve would be able to engineer a soft...
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A New Bull Is As Easy As 1-2-3

A New Bull Is As Easy As 1-2-3

It’s a neck brace market from all the back and forth. Last week, we mentioned that the NASDAQ was likely to bounce higher because it entered oversold territory. The index has gone straight up since last Wednesday and broke through...
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How Do You Spell September? U-G-L-Y

How Do You Spell September? U-G-L-Y

September is historically the worst performing month for stocks by a wide margin. (1) And it’s not looking good for this September either. The NASDAQ barreled through support at the 50-day moving average like a bull through a bullfighter’s red...
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The Dead Cat Is Done Bouncing

The Dead Cat Is Done Bouncing

It’s over! The rally that knocked the stock market’s rebound out of a bear market is officially done. The NASDAQ crashed last Friday after Jerome Powell and company put investors on notice that interest rates are going higher until inflation...
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Stocks Dropped More Than 20% The Last Time This Happened

Stocks Dropped More Than 20% The Last Time This Happened

How quickly things can change. Last week we wrote that the NASDAQ was due for some profit taking as the index scored a Relative Strength Index (RSI) score or more than 70. We thought the NASDAQ would slip to around...
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