The FOMC likely wants everyone to see this meeting as more of a 'skip' and less of a 'pause.'
If you think we have no idea concerning economic growth, just get a load of these professional economists -- all working at regional district branches of our nation's central bank.
We have reached the point in the calendar where seasonal trends are bearish.
We continue to honor sell signals.
Conditions are ripe for some difficult trading action this week.
The week following the September 'triple-witching' expirations event, which was this past Friday, is often the worst week for U.S. market performance for the entire year.
The week after options expiration (this week) is a notorious one for the market. And that's just the half of it. Plus, what GM and UPS stock can tell us about strikes and stocks.
We see multiple reasons to expect improved market performance going into the second half of September.
The song 'For What It's Worth' has relevance to the current conflict between bulls and bears.
Downside risk has increased.