A comparison of U.S. markets prior to both presidents' final State of the Union address.
The services sector of the economy is crucial. And it's doing just fine.
This one also has a bear (market) mauling.
Housing markets are rebounding, setting the stage for a recovery in construction jobs.
Options can provide great benefit in a bear market.
Even without big gains in wages, the Fed will want to move Fed funds consistently higher in the face of persistent job additions.
A long-side trade is one of very high risk regardless of what the Fed might want to do.
A good report that might just calm markets down for a day or three.
Barring a huge gap higher in equities, there should still be value in the $22.50 VXX call.
A shorter timeframe analysis confirms that traders should be extremely cautious on a longer-term basis.

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