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Bewildered by the Market? Here's How to Navigate It

From an emotional and intellectual standpoint, this is one of the most unusual markets that I can remember; here's my approach to dealing with it.

Don't Dismiss the Breadth

Exciting? That's debatable. But breadth has to be poor enough to roll over the indicators -- and here's what that means.

As Market Falls on Oil Slip, Traders Get Tripped Up

Investors struggle to reconcile some positive action with economic issues that are looming -- but remember that price action outweighs the headlines.

Bearish Bets: 2 Stocks You Really Should Consider Shorting This Week

These names are showing both technical and quantitative deterioration.

Valuations of Cash-Burning Companies Are Just Unsustainable, Especially Now

You can put your capital out there and hope that other investors are willing to pay more for it later, or you can buy streams of cash flow and reinvest them. Guess which one I would do.

Market's Caught in Middle of Battle to Re-Open Economy

My thesis continues to be that the 'V'-shaped counter-trend bounce comes to an end and a trading range above the retest area develops.

The Indicators Still Haven't Shown Their Horns

They still haven't changed -- we are a bit short-term overbought, but not intermediate-term overbought, and there's no quick move to bullishness. Yet.

Bearish Bets: 2 Stocks You Should Consider Shorting This Week

These names are showing both technical and quantitative deterioration.

As Race to Chase Strength Fizzles, Here's the Question

Hopes for a 'V'-shaped recovery were high at first Tuesday morning, but now we must ask: Does the intraday reversal signal resumed selling momentum or a healthy pause to digest Monday's bounce?

What Will the Rally Before the Retest Look Like?

I believe the rally -- the one that comes before the retest -- should last long enough and be enough to change sentiment, but so far the indicators haven't changed.