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Are equity markets still in a confirmed uptrend? It depends on which index you look at.
Marty Zweig's dictums: 'Don't fight the Fed and don't fight the tape.'
AWS, Google Search and Nvidia each show how a market leader's unmatched R&D budget can make it tough to dislodge.
With more ways to differentiate processors, chip markets are fragmenting and R&D activity is growing.
Chip companies are still signaling that notebook and cloud server demand remain strong, but often have more cautious remarks to share about auto and industrial demand.
You buy stocks of secular growers, the ones that have particular engines developed by themselves that allow them to fly into headwinds without a problem.
Let's look at what's responsible for the incredible rally in the Nasdaq, because it's much more indicative of what's really going on in this market than the endless run in hospitality and travel.
Let's hope that the violence subsides, the valid voices of peaceful protesters are heard, and the lack of social distancing protocols does not lead to a resurgence in the spread of the virus.
I'll be taking at least a third of my long off ahead of the numbers this afternoon.
Profit-taking and rotation could be hurting NVDA, so play carefully to prevent this winner from becoming a loser.
So what's the narrative? Simple: the recession is ending, it turned out to be a V recession and recovery after all.
Splunk, Palo Alto Networks, and Nvidia thrive when so many others are faltering.
My expectation is that at some point Friday there will be some profit taking after the run that we have seen.
A look at those stocks likely to lead in the short- and long-term, the headlines out of China and Hong Kong, and the import of fiscal stimulus.
Over the past 10 quarters, the upside has seen consistently bigger moves than the downside.
As State economies begin the slow process of reopening, the Fed is there to support market function. Facebook's latest e-commerce foray has investors cheering.
Let's step back and look at this market that has abandoned all sorts of safety and went all in on the stocks of companies based on the Fed's words and a promising Moderna study.
Jerome Powell hit the airwaves with some words of caution and comfort. Nvidia is running into earnings.
Things are working out nicely since our buy recommendation of March 27.
Don't just follow the herd, time your exits and entrances well -- even if it is a big player like Warren Buffett that is leading the charge.
For now at least, cloud giants appear to be scrambling to add capacity to help support usage spikes for many apps and services.
With no meaningful overhead resistance I would anticipate that NVDA makes a new high soon.
Money movers are not buying protection for individual names, but they are starting to bet against the market en masse, while the Russell 2000 ran up 4% on Monday.
The problem for index fund owners is they own all three buckets and there are a lot more companies in the third bucket than in the first two.
Brains per share. Hearts Per Share. I've been around long enough to be that positive. I like these companies and more importantly, I like their stocks.