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Chop, Pullback Likely, But No Recipe Yet for Big Decline

Short-term chop or pullback appear likely, but there's an indicator worth fretting over: The 50- and 200-day moving average lines of the Russell 2000 are rolling over.

Still Room to Breathe on the S&P

On Tuesday, topping 2900 looked like a climb too high for the S&P, but let's see what the indicators say.

Market Gets Character Change, But Maybe Not for Better

While some profit-taking was overdue, the question now is whether this is simply a refresh pause or a signal that the indices are set to roll over.

I Step Out, the Market Rallies

Let's check out what happened while I was away.

Jim Cramer: How Can Bad Be Good? It's Easy Now That the Fed Blinked

Anything weak is a positive to be excited about and anything strong is a nightmare because that might stiffen Powell's resolve to keep rates where they are instead of cutting them.

How to Play AMD's Hot Hand in the Chip Sector

This trade offers everything I'm looking for in defined risk and upside target.

Fed Minutes Show the Market Needs to Rethink Its Rate-Cut Expectations

When it comes to inflation, the Fed may be risking their credibility.

What Are the Real Risks to Investors of a Lengthy Period of Trade Uncertainty?

Strictly in terms of the trade war, the question is whether tariffs are ultimately inflationary or not.

Did Trump Cross the Rubicon With China?

While the first round of tariff wars had little visible impact on the economy, companies or inflation, this time will be different.

Income Strategies for Volatile Times: Munis, Treasuries and Bond Ladders

There are an array of low-risk, fixed-income opportunities to consider for investors seeking shelter from a stormy market.

Tesla Short Interest Surges as Skepticism Abounds on Loan Deal

Tesla short sellers are renewing their revolt against Tesla after a recent capital raise initially sent the stock rallying.

The Fed and Trump's China Tweet: What It All Means for the Markets

This may be another example where the president likes to 'blow things up' at the 11th hour, primarily so he can personally ride to the rescue and negotiate "even better" terms.

The Market Is Now Ahead of Itself and That is a Problem for the Fed

What I expect from the Fed this week and how the markets will likely react.

5 Reasons I Am Now in the Risk-Off Camp

Why I believe it's time to take profits and reduce risk.

Kass: A Week Rich in Macroeconomic Data

We are getting wholesale differences in the interpretation of the future trajectory of domestic economic growth.

How to Play the New 'Perma-Dove' Federal Reserve

Wednesday's FOMC minutes convince me that the central bank is becoming less strict about preventing inflation.

Don't Go With the Flow: There Are Better Places to Invest Than High Yield

What I would rather invest in to get similar yields.

Bond Yields Finally Rise More Than a Week After Charts Suggested They Would

Technical indicators hinted on March 21 that they'd jump.

Treasury Futures' Bearish Specs Finally Have Been Squeezed Out

Although the short squeeze wasn't as quick and swift as we thought it might be, it didn't disappoint in the end.

What Happened Friday and What's Next for the Stock Market

Markets where the Russell 2000 outperforms are healthier than those where it doesn't.

Jim Cramer: There Are More Negatives in Play in This Market Than the Yield Curve

Taken together they create a worrisome picture, one that can explain why it wasn't just the banks that fell on the inversion news.

2019 Is the Year of the Debt Diet

Fear-mongering over risk of BBB credits was immensely exaggerated and hurt many people's returns.

The Fed, Economic Data and What to Expect From Friday's Jobs Report

Economic signs point to slower growth, not a recession, in 2019.

Why Investors Should Watch the Yield on the 5-Year Treasury Note

Despite what you think about today's markets and the Fed, interest rates have always mattered.

What the Fed Minutes Are Saying

The minutes certainly read like the Fed is more worried about the economy than just what the data suggests.

The Pit and the Pendulum: Market Recon

The federal government is still partially shut down. There is a debt ceiling out there with our name on it, and a looming expiration date on its suspension.

Jim Cramer: Jay Powell Is a Nightmare for President Trump and Stock Buyers

5 key things investors need to know about their portfolios and how to proceed after the Fed's disappointing announcement.

Your Worst Enemy In a Bear Market Is Yourself

The easiest way to lose a lot of money in a poor market is to not have a plan.

Jim Cramer: I Can't Tell You to Buy This Market

I am urging you to think a little more long-term.

FOMC - The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight: Market Recon

How to stop an economic calamity while the rest of the planet goes into hibernation? Not easy.