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This Market May Just Be in an Uptrend: Market Recon

This is the kind of reversal that happens in a bull market.

Wild Ride Ahead: 2019 Begins With a Bearish Bent

The markets will continue to be volatile as global economic data shows bearish signs into the start of the new year.

Good News Flow Will Give Way to Portfolio Adjustments as We Close a Losing Year

Market action today is about positioning and portfolio adjustments for 2019.

Market Volatility Is Becoming the Norm -- Will 2019 Be Any Different?

Which way the market will go is anyone's guess.

Fund Rebalancing Will Drive These Markets: Market Recon

But extreme short-term volatility will produce extreme long-term loss of public trust.

2 Reasons Why We Are Seeing These Huge Daily Market Moves

And how to position your portfolio to minimize the impact.

Steve Mnuchin's Weekend, Removing Powell and Holiday Sales: Market Recon

The Fed now appears to me, to be if not in the 'policy error' zone than very close to it. Perhaps the Treasury Secretary sees this as well.

Jim Cramer: It Is All on the Fed If We Get a Crash

If this train wreck happens, it could combine the worst elements of the last four stock market crashes.

Small-Caps No Longer Own Bragging Rights Over Their Big Cousins

Smaller stocks had outperformed large-caps for much of 2018, but now find themselves down for the year to date after a tough couple months.

Thursday's Gains in SPY and QQQ Are Erased, But That May Not Be a Bad Thing

It is the sort of negativity that produces capitulation.

Building Bond Ladders with BulletShares ETFs

One way to generate stable income and protect against rising interest rates is through a bond ladder.

Texas Instruments Exemplifies Drag of Lackluster Earnings on Market

There have been some solid earnings reports, but they haven't provided a boost to the broader market.

What Do Equities Know That FX and Commodities Do Not?

The biggest risk right now is the yuan level versus the dollar.

The Fed Pulls a Miley Cyrus and Comes In Like a Wrecking Ball

The Federal Reserve should, but likely won't, stop hiking rates before it inflicts more economic damage.

2 Dip-Buying Tips (Psst…One Involves Ford)

The other involves taking advantage of late-day rebalancing by ETFs.

Stock Pickers Soon Should Find Values Amid Fear-Stoked Wreckage

Big-picture concerns are intensifying selling pressure, which favors bargain hunters in search of individual stocks.

Where Bond Yields Are Headed Next -- and How to Play It

After recent liquidation, it seems the risk-reward is on the downside for the dollar and U.S. bonds.

Let's Take Time to Talk About the Process of Market Timing

The analysis of time clusters is a key ingredient in anticipating when to make a trade.

3 Rail Stocks That Look Good on USMCA: Recon

I have geared my Transports allocation toward the rails this year.

It Was a Strong Quarter for the Indices, but a Mixed One for Stocks

The Dow Industrials in particular produced a solid spurt higher, but the average stock has underperformed the indices.

A Hawkish Fed Still Can't Kill This Market

The market is anticipating higher rates and some inflation and that likely will matter at some point, but not yet.

Jim Cramer: Don't Feed Me Your Whiny Stock Buyback Jive

I am sick and tired of reading stories about how buybacks inflate earnings and are, therefore, phony.

Why 2018 Looks a Lot Like 2005

Apply the lessons of that boring trading year to today's market.

Shanghai Composite Index's Technical Patterns Aren't Uplifting

The Chinese government could intervene to support its markets, but the charts suggests China's key stock index could decline further near term.

Jim Cramer: Valuations Now Have No Relation to Common Sense

Analyst downgrades and mind-boggling P/E ratios do not matter in this current market.

3 Tells That Say Inflation Remains Under Control

The 2-year Treasury yield, TIPS and gold all indicate the Fed shouldn't be forced to put a clamp on inflation.

Jim Cramer: This Is a Rotation, Not a Recession

There's too much evidence of economic strength, so don't interpret these moves as a sign of a real slowdown.

Can Trump Ignite a Coal Stocks Comeback?

Here's what the charts say on the beaten-down group.

2 Setups to Look at: XLE Energy ETF, JPM

There's a a buy setup in XLE and then a secondary entry in JPM.

How to Play Oil and Base Metals Amid Bearish Signals for Both

Rather than an outright short on commodities, consider a spread bet between long energy and short base metals.