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After Facebook posted a great report yet saw its shares decline in morning trading Thursday, investors may be nervous about how Amazon, Alphabet and others fare after releasing their results.
Watch the Russell 2000, housing activity, and mergers and acquisitions.
Charts need work and some good leadership needs to develop. There is no reason to be overly negative but not much reason to be wildly bullish right now.
It's a good market for scalping but not a good time to be building big position trades.
My long book is down to small positions in , , and . Mediums sized in . And large positions in (actually very large as I have been adding), , , , , L and . My short book includes small to medium sized positions in , , , , and large positions in and ...
The Chinese company is about to pay a fat dividend on its American depository shares, and it isn't too late to get in on it.
Investors Intelligence bulls finally pass 55%, the New York Stock Exchange sees new highs and Google disappoints, which makes us consider whether May is really the month to sell.
Bears have had a few opportunities to gain some momentum, but the dip buyers refuse to relent.
Forget Elon Musk. My beef is with Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat.
These reports will be a big test of market sentiment.
Google is catching a potentially huge shift in the industry while the industry is still in its infancy.
In this day and age, companies must be 'disruptors' or get left in the dust.
This selloff was a pause in the uptrend, not the start of a directional shift. But be cautious.
Market players are still looking to put capital to work and are focusing more on sectors and individual stocks than straight index plays.
Look for the big-cap stocks that only come in on tough days -- and take advantage of their weakness at the open.
There is simply a paucity of places for advertisers to go to get the word out -- and that plays in FB's favor.
The S&P 500 began the year selling at 18.2x forward earnings. It is now at around 15x projected earnings.
Much of the market has already undergone a substantial correction, and there are some signs that the first stocks to correct are now finding some support.
Retail, biotechnology and small-cap bounced, but there is no doubt that market players are skittish.
Focus on positioning for next week. The longer lows hold, the more inclined I am to add.
The weakness we are seeing now is primarily technology driven. This is a market for making shopping lists and then staying patient.
The never-ending strength now seen in the dollar is causing the most pain in U.S. markets.
This stock moves fast, so acting on target prices and panic points is essential.
Don't be a hero -- until we hit this VIX level and we see the U.S. market trade lower than Europe.
Buyers are seizing on political concerns at Google.