If the market keeps running up into the meeting between Trump and Liu the potential for some profit taking in front of the weekend will be quite high.
The president can win some sort of concessions from the Chinese simply by NOT raising tariffs any more than they are.
Enough theatrics, back to fundamentals.
So far, according to my Twitter poll on which way we break out of the S&P 500's trading range, it's nearly half and half; plus, here are some of the indicator changes I've spotted.
The unlikely resolution of our trade differences with China is only one of the many challenges facing investors.
The big question that the market will face Friday is whether we will have a 'sell the news' reaction to the announcement of a China trade deal -- even a tiny one.
Enterprise spending on IT security remains strong, and a recent CIO survey suggests this spending could help during a recession.
Let me give you the items I want to see before I bless buying anything in what has become a plain, out and out, treacherous market.
Prices have been outlining a large triangle-like pattern from April.
Let's check out the charts for some guidance.