While it may not feel very good, what happened Monday is exactly what this market needed.
My game plan is to not get in the way of the index selling as I watch for entries in some of the individual stocks that I like.
Here's my strategy which has worked particularly well.
Boeing's new estimate for the FAA's signing off on returning the 737 MAX to commercial skies has been pushed out until summer, June or July? Is that really that bad? Perhaps... this is a positive.
We're divining the technical signs to find places to jump into VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF and Walt Disney Co.
I think we know, just based on the behavior of this Federal Reserve, that all things being equal a more normalized balance sheet is preferable.
Surprises in the political arena and in corporate profitability are my most important deviations from the consensus.
The positive news flow keeps tripping up market participants that are looking for some pullback to relieve overbought conditions.
The group is in position to set up for another run.
JP Morgan, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo will be first up.
Several Fed officials spoke on Thursday. The most important comments for folks to focus upon were made by Fed Vice Chair Richard Clarida. By far.
If you miss the opportunity of a lifetime, simply have a seat and be patient. Another one will be along shortly.
The market for gold already was in a bullish position before the U.S. airstrike that killed a key Iranian general and could head even higher from here.
It is impossible to know what could come next, but history suggests that oil prices could surge sharply in the weeks ahead.
'Calling the market is easy. Getting it to answer is hard.'
There are several themes today. A suspension of critical factors? I would like to think a skepticism is taking over from ignorance.
In this second part of a series on preparing for 2020, I look at what to expect ahead, especially as January starts off strong, but could end with trouble.
The S&P 500 is at its peak level of overvaluation for the year.
They are raising cash, mitigating risk and staying patient.
From bonds to energy to emerging markets, an examination of what might be hot and what might not.
The junior gold miners provide traders with the biggest bang for their buck in terms of movement and volatility.
Look for a week or two of more upside, with the VIX firm.
We're seeing a loss of upside momentum play out, and now we should pay attention to these charts -- and bond funds.
Aren't We Overbought? Quite frankly, we are, in the short-term.
This is a market that thrives on certainty. We got it Friday.
I found no less than six bullish breakouts in the last two months on the SPDR S&P 500 exchange-traded fund trust.
Despite pundits saying stocks like Facebook, Amazon, Netflix or Alphabet are heading for trouble, the reality is they're nowhere close to turning into the next IBM or Cisco.
Energy companies and American Airlines haven't fared well in 2019 but could perform much better next year.
Energy and manufacturing were soft spots, but the rising tide of the indices to all-time highs lifted many boats.
The McClellan Summation Index rises higher, but keep an eye on these these ratio charts.