The QE Long Game: We Have Seen This Movie Before

The stimulus honeymoon is over, but that doesn't mean commodity and financial markets won't continue to be influenced by the increased money supply.

Fed Thoughts, The Statement, The Presser, Trading ServiceNow and Lam Research

The market is done handing out participation trophies, at least for now. You likely won't do well just showing up and playing the game.

Rip-Roaring Reversal, Volume & Volatility, Smell of Fear, Fed, My Monday Trading

Picking a bottom is nearly impossible, but if one does not start layering in where the mud gets deep, then one ends up a bit light when the train leaves.

After a Sharp Reversal on Monday, Confirmation of a Bullish Turn Is Still Needed

It is now important that the lows that were hit on Monday not be breached.

The Most Difficult Market Environment in Many Years

High P/E and high-beta names have had no support regardless of fundamentals.

Disappointing Wednesday, Nasdaq Line, No Fear, Glimmers of Hope? Fed Dreamin'

The longer the Nasdaq remains below the 200-day line, the easier it becomes for risk managers to compel portfolio managers to reduce exposure.

They Don't Call It 'Crude' for Nothing

Unfortunately for crude oil bulls, corrections are rarely soft landings. They tend to bring a considerable amount of pain and chaos.

2 Major Themes Are Causing Significant Market Disruption

Now that rotational action between growth and value is picking up steam, the disparity between index and individual stock performance is even greater.

Time to Listen to the Doctor? Here's What Copper Could Be Telling Us

Copper prices and the S&P 500 are mostly positively correlated -- and the industrial metal is generally the leader.

Shots Heard Around The Street, Fed Minutes, What Now? Yields, Rules of the Game

The market may be preparing itself for a much tougher environment that if not met with the necessary level of finesse, could be somewhat lengthy.