It won't be surprising to see the data begin to tilt toward lower inflation in coming months.
The hope is for an oversold bounce that lasts more than a day or two.
I'm waiting to see what is known as downside excess in the technical world.
The bear clearly has the upper hand, though that doesn't mean it isn't worth stalking bullish reversals in both asset classes.
That's why I have my eyes on a bullish dollar ETF in hopes of spotting a bearish reversal.
Buying into the decline is OK, but make sure you know where your stop is before you punch the key.
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Most charts are ugly, but until the major indexes crash through key support levels we can't rule out a bounce.
It could be clear fairly early in the trading day whether the bulls remain in control.
Suffice it to say that some investors need to learn the hard way.
Wednesday's rally was welcome, but it isn't a reason to become wildly bullish.
Enphase Energy is one of the most popular names among momentum traders, but there are other solar stocks worth checking out.
There will be a strong inclination to look for an escape into strength after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's hawkish comments last Friday.
The technical signals for both the maker of electric motors for boats and the Invesco QQQ Trust are worth tracking.
They are fighting expectations as much as anything and hammered home their alleged willingness to hike rates in the face of bad economic data.
The ARK Innovation ETF had a rougher Friday than the market in general following the Fed chairman's expression of his resolve to fight inflation.
It would be foolish to ignore the Fed chairman, who could sneeze and turn everyone bearish.
Meanwhile, the market indexes remain on cruise control as traders await Jerome Powell's utterances at Jackson Hole.
The mantra should sound alarm bells in your noggin, especially when so many Fed members are indicating that they are intent on fighting inflation.
That admonition includes how to approach trading the major market ETFs such as SPY, which we examine more closely.
The iShares 20+Year Treasury Bond ETF and Invesco QQQ Trust serve as examples of why to follow that advice.
There is not sufficient technical evidence to assert that Wednesday's decline in stocks was the beginning of a severe decline.
Getting caught in a short squeeze without an exit strategy is an even worse feeling that getting hit with fear of missing out on the way up.
It's normal for investors to want definitive answers about trends, but it's not realistic.
There are a pair of moving averages to watch in this process.
Just when is the Federal Reserve going to reduce the cash slosh, anyway?
It seems to be time to err on the side of caution when dealing with the Invesco QQQ Trust.
As our appetite expands to 'take what we can get' investments, let's look at three funds from Global X and see how they stack up against major index funds.
That's not to say stocks couldn't continue to rally, but it isn't a bad idea to take some profits on strength.
Stocks are moving abruptly and dramatically depending on which way quarterly reports go for the companies that deliver them.