There's a lot to think about between T-bills, the debt ceiling, 0DTE VIX, geopolitical risks, the demise of the dollar and earnings, but are any worthy of a 'rant'?
The indexes have barely budged, the number of stocks making new highs remains lethargic, and now we have the Hi-Lo Indicators turning back down. It's no time to chill out.
I don't think a single trader would deny that bull markets are easier to maneuver than bear markets.
We haven't witnessed volatility this low in more than a year: Should we follow the old adage of never shorting a dull market -- or should we be suspicious?
Charts and data imply more consolidation is likely.
Valuation levels remain cautionary amid near-term uptrends on the charts.
After the latest positive move in equities, I have reassessed my view.
Thursday's tumble in the S&P 500 saw the VIX surge -- finally. Let's check that, the indicators, and the banks.
What's the historical significance and what does it mean?
It's increasingly apparent that the price spikes that occur at blow-off tops and bottoms are exacerbated by brokerage firms force liquidating their clients as a means of risk management.