Don't Expect This Rally to Last, So Put in Stops Now to Protect Your Profits

It won't be surprising to see folks focus on earnings estimates being too high once late December and early January roll around.

Investor Sentiment Readings Cool as Valuation Stretches

Here's why we have tempered our enthusiasm just a bit.

Why I'm Very Bullish on Bonds and My 'Complex' Outlook for Stocks

How did I get so bullish on bonds? Several factors.

Bullish Trends, Stretched Valuation

Here's our latest look at the market's charts and data.

Here's the Most Sensible Approach to Trading This Market Now

There is plenty of fuel to move the markets higher, based on these indicators.

As Indexes Tread Water, Opportunities in Individual Stocks Abound

Plus, a few quick thoughts on how to trade a popular bond ETF and a couple gold plays.

Don't Be a Downer, Bullard's Bluster, Nice Bounce, Williams-Sonoma Slips Up

Plus, Fed officials shouldn't pretend that they are applying science to their decision-making, because they can't.

Trampled Ground, Intense Algorithmic Fight, Good News-Bad News, Cisco and Nvidia

The big kids have been far more active in rallies. Selloffs have more than likely been composed more of traders taking profits, while those big kids have sat on their hands.

All Index Charts Test Resistance

We continue to believe the equity markets have seen their lows.

As the Market Cheers the Soft Data, Let the Hedge Funds Play Their Games

When positions get too one-sided, they can snap back in the opposite way -- but that may not mean there is a change in trend.