Will it be two or three rate hikes, or five or six? Buckle up, because the Fed needs markets to believe that anything is possible.
Data strongly suggest near-term market strength.
Insiders gobble up stock as charts register key reversal day.
We are keeping our eyes open for the indexes having a notable recovery from intraday lows.
They are extremely oversold and at levels coincident with notable market rallies over the past year.
Plus, in a tough market the semiconductor sector takes a particularly hard whack to the head.
Rising interest rates are crushing small stocks, so keep an eye on the bond market.
The longer the Nasdaq remains below the 200-day line, the easier it becomes for risk managers to compel portfolio managers to reduce exposure.
Let's talk inflation, Fed rate hikes, consumer confidence, and why last Friday's Retail Sales report is fishy.
The McClellan 1-day OB/OS Oscillators are now in oversold territory.
Plus, Ford and Rivian, and SoFi Technologies' national bank charter.
All eyes will be on bond yields once again.
For the first time in over a year, I think the market and the Fed are more concerned about inflation than they should be.
Here's what to avoid for now.
In short, Friday was simply an absolute disaster for the U.S. in macroeconomic terms.
Now that rotational action between growth and value is picking up steam, the disparity between index and individual stock performance is even greater.
We believe that Monday's action likely placed a near-term bottom for the indexes.
Plus, many economists don't seem to understand the term "full employment" and earnings season kicks off.
I do think that the Fed is on the case. I do not think that the Fed is as late as so many seem to.
The markets have responded to the wash-out of sellers in the prior session as noted by 'hammer' formations.
The outright removal of potential liquidity from the economy earlier than expected scares the living heck out of everyone who understands.
Given the depth and velocity of the declines, we are keeping our eyes open.
Markets continue to try to stabilize from the panic earlier this week.
Plus, a look at rising mortgage rates and why SoFi Technologies is a stock for which I continue to hold out hope.
Here's what happens when market sentiment shifts.
We've got our eyes on this chart after Wednesday's damage.
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.
The newly released minutes from the December Fed meeting show just how it plans to handle the quantitative easing portfolio -- and how far it could go.
The market is displaying split performance and mixed signals.
Here's what I see playing out this year and how to position -- and why to avoid FOMO trades.