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'White Hot' Inflation, Foolish Forecasts, Flapping Fed, Trading the Semis, Apple

I usually buy the dip on big 'down' days. On Wednesday I did buy the dip -- but only in gold.

Corrective Action Finally Spreads to the Major Indices

Much of the market has been correcting for months, and now the big-cap names are finally catching up to the downside.

Struggling Small-Caps Get a Boost From Big Jobs Miss

The employment report Friday morning turned out to be the catalyst that stopped the recent rotation.

ARKK Under Pressure, Peloton, Vaccine Moral Dilemma, Charting the Nasdaq

The fund is at a key spot technically, and there is real fear that if this spot cracks, what looks like a stretch of rough rapids could become a waterfall.

A Bushel of Reality for the 'Commodity Supercycle'

The diamond hands that worked for some in GameStop stock and cryptocurrencies likely won't work in corn and soybeans.

Consider Ordering a Large Size Coffee

Coffee futures are emerging from a large base pattern.

Welcome to the Show, Trading FedEx and UPS, Vaccine Cavalry, Pfizer's Moment?

UPS and FDX are both in serious rally mode, yet in very different places in terms of technical development.

The Market Is Suffering From Multiple Personality Disorder

Closing the gap between the disparate groups is likely to be a very messy process.

Economics for Dummies, Fed Recap, Fun With Jobs Math, Amazon, Buying ServiceNow

The differences in approach between the two most basic strategies for how to grow an economy are as stark as the division they cause among economists.

Strong Earnings Must Overcome Lack of Energy and Overbought Conditions

We need Apple and Facebook to finish strong to show that there are some willing momentum chasers.

My Beautiful Balloon, Unmasking the Market, Crypto Risk, Preparing for Powell

With the economy apparently growing robustly, the Fed has to watch how the president's plans play out in terms of the size and scope of deficit spending.

Small-Caps Are Back -- But Now the Hard Work Begins

Can the small-caps build on this action and gain further momentum?

Take the Pedal Off the Metals?

A deep dive into gold, silver and copper.

Shark Bites: I'm Enthusiastic About Enthusiast Gaming

The stock just moved from OTC listing to the Nasdaq and should start to see some institutional interest.

The Hour Glass Phenomena, Oh Canada, Portfolio Haircut, Earth Day, ESG Investing

Canada made the developed world's first moves toward normalizing monetary policy coming out of the pandemic, despite the fact that Canada does not seem to be flattening its own curve.

New Moon on Monday, Fair Warning on Semis and Small-Caps, Ballad of Nvidia, IBM

Always, always, always stick to your rules. Always. This is why we have targets, pivots and panics.

I'm Looking to Accumulate These Large-Cap Stocks

Right now it is institutional buyers steadily purchasing big-cap names that is driving the action.

The Reflex Game, Re-Rotation, Big Bank Bonanza, Oil Demand, Johnson & Johnson

How Interesting. On Wednesday, market participants rotated out of the un-rotation that had been in vogue for most of April.

Bitcoin Is a Bright Spot in a Frustrating Market

I'd rather be late jumping in on a bottom fish than jump in too early.

Not Another Manic Monday, Bond Bidding, Coinbase Excitement, Semiconductor Wars

If you're looking for the meme traders, we found them. They're trading cryptocurrencies ahead of the Coinbase direct listing.

A Big Picture Look at Tech Stocks and Treasuries

Trends spanning over several months can be thwarted by a trend that spans over years.

Bubbly Action, Bad Breadth, Credit Suisse Stumbles, SDR Charade, Eye on Big Tech

I find this action most likely to be less than sustainable, without provoking an algorithmic counter. In other words, don't just be nimble, but tread softly.

Nasdaq Rally, Infrastructure Bumps, Cards Off the Table, Microsoft's 'Pennant'

Yes, the cost of doing business in the U.S. is going higher. How close are we to becoming an artificially managed economy, which by the way has failed on every attempt made in human history?

Inflation and Rotation Will Be Key Themes as We Start the Second Quarter

The disconnect between the indices and the speculative favorites will be a crucial issue as we move forward.

Deceptive Monday, Archegos Fallout, 'Impending Doom,' Trading Kratos Defense

The main story unfolded along with the passing hours on Monday, and continues. The ending of this tale perhaps remains far from untold.

Market Moves, Nasdaq, Be Amphibious, FedCoin, Powell & Yellen, Trading Best Buy

Ever think you would see the day when all cash was digital so the federal government could place a negative interest rate (tax) on savings? I can see this coming from a mile away.

Hall of Mirrors, Connecting the Fed Dots, National Debt Q&A, Amazon Disrupts

As a very wise man once said: 'I'll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.'

Can Gold Regain Its Luster?

Speculative longs have liquidated most of their holdings, suggesting there could be plenty of pent-up buying if sentiment changes.

Spring Ahead or Fall Back? No Fear, Nasdaq Uptrend, Trading AbbVie and AMD

COVID numbers stopped improving a while ago, even with ever-improving rates of vaccination. Just what is going on here?

Doors and Catalysts, Nasdaq Resistance, China Trouble? Trading Defense Stocks

We can still look forward to that always elusive 'follow through' day for the Nasdaq.