The U.S. equity markets closed out another losing week as a number of growing concerns, both economic and geopolitical, dangle above the U.S. economy like the proverbial sword of Damocles. Look inside to see how — and why — we are shorting U.S. stocks. Read our full analysis here.
As 2018 nears the final stretch, China continues to liberalize its financial markets. This time, China is opening up its equity markets to Western investors through a new “Shanghai board” to be established at the London Stock Exchange. Read our full analysis here.
It was a wild week in both the U.S. and global equities markets as fears over rising U.S. interest rates coupled with a surging U.S. dollar continued to place downward pressure on stock prices. Read our latest analysis here.
With the books officially closed on the third quarter of 2018, the S&P 500 index enjoyed a quarterly gain of 7.2%, its best quarterly gain since the fourth quarter of 2013. Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 index climbed steadily higher last week on healthy volume as the major index now sits near a new all-time high. Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 index climbed steadily higher last week on solid volume as the major index now nears a new all-time high. The buying spree came as the U.S. sought renewed trade talks with China (even while the Trump administration threatened another $200 billion in fresh taxes on U.S. taxpayers who purchase goods from China.) Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 index spent the week slowly deflating amid a rash of profit-taking by corporate insiders and many retail investment portfolios, which are often re-positioned at the beginning of September. Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 index is back at new all-time highs after solid corporate earnings growth pushed U.S. stocks higher in the month of August. Historically, August has been a poor month for U.S. stock performance. However, tepid inflation, waning global trade fears, and the better than expected corporate earnings growth has sent U.S. stocks soaring to lofty levels on moderate volume turning previous overhead resistance around $2870 into new support. As we stated last week, the new all-time high now means that the current U.S. stock market rally that began back in 2009 is officially the longest rally in U.S. history. Read our full analysis here.
After struggling below its previous price peak since January, the S&P 500 rose above fierce overhead resistance to close at a new all-time high of $2874 on Friday. Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 index rose another 0.77% last week on above average volume, pushing the closely watched U.S. index back into confirmed Position Uptrend status. The index turned strongly bullish mid-week and finished out with a robust Thursday/Friday rally. Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 index rose another 0.77% last week on above average volume, pushing the closely watched U.S. index back into confirmed Position Uptrend status. Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 index rose 0.62% on the week on above average volume. The closely watched index stumbled late last week after several tech giants, including Facebook (FB), Twitter (TWTR), and Intel (INTC), slid on disappointing earnings. Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 index closed the week flat, rising a meager 0.03%. While volume levels surged higher on the week, most of the increase came on Thursday and Friday, which both saw heavy selling pressure in the broader market. Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 index rose 1.51% on moderate volume last week, shrugging off the intensifying of U.S-China trade tensions and new charges leveled against the Russian military for interfering in the 2016 U.S. Presidential elections. Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 index rose 1.53% on much lower than normal volume last week. U.S. stocks rose despite Washington’s application of $34 billion in new trade tariffs against Chinese imports. China retaliated in kind with its own $34 billion in tariffs against the U.S., with a special focus on U.S. crop imports. Despite those concerns, the S&P 500 index managed to close above key support at the 14 EMA and the 50 DMA. Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 index slipped 1.26% on solid volume last week. Wild domestic and global political concerns, coupled with rising trade tensions, have served to subdue the broad market rally in recent weeks. Read our full analysis here.
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The S&P 500 index slipped 0.38% on rising volume last week. The current uptrend was stunted due to uncertainty caused by intensifying global trade tensions. Despite those concerns, the S&P 500 index managed to hold above $2750 support, which had served as a barrier to higher prices since March. In addition, the S&P 500 held firm support at its 14 EMA on the week and sits well above a rising 200 DMA. Read our full analysis here.
We are excited to announce the scheduled “beta” release of our latest version of the Profit Trakker Trend Trading software, which will be exclusively available to all Platinum members. We will be unveiling this latest version of our trend trading software next Friday, June 15 at 10am CST on our live Trading Mastermind strategy session. Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 index rose 0.53% this week after a rough start on Tuesday’s open. The shortened holiday week (Memorial Day) began with a tumbling market on fresh economic and geopolitical jitters coming out of North Korea and Italy. Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 index slipped 0.53% this week after five days of seesaw price action. After spending several weeks hovering close to its 200 DMA, the index has climbed back above a key ($2670-$2710) resistance zone, which is now acting as a fresh area of support. Read our full analysis here.
The market indecision ended this week as the S&P 500 index surged higher on moderate volume levels. After spending several weeks hovering close to its 200 DMA, the closely watched index strengthened amid waning geopolitical concerns. The rally sent the S&P 500 above its 50 DMA, which has served as a hurdle, with few exceptions, since mid-March. Read our full analysis here.
The market indecision continued this week as the S&P 500 index pulled back once again to its 200 DMA before rallying back up to the lower edge of its all-important $2680-$2710 resistance zone. While volume strengthened, the price action failed to rally above key resistance. Read our full analysis here.
The U.S. Dollar ETF (UUP) broke out above its 200 DMA for the first time since breaking down below that key support area back in May of 2017. Read our full analysis here.
It was a wild week in the S&P 500, beginning with strength only to lose most of its gains in the final two trading sessions. The Thursday and Friday selloffs both came on heavier than normal volume — a bearish sign. Read our full analysis here.
Last week, the S&P 500 index pushed higher by 2% on moderate volume levels amid easing investor fears over rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China. However, fresh geopolitical concerns (i.e. Syria) will likely lead to continued volatility into next week. Read our full analysis here.
Our newest trading idea for Monday is a play on the ongoing trade spat between Washington and Beijing. This one ETF could rocket higher if things keep deteriorating between the two largest economies . Read our full analysis here.
After spending Monday through Wednesday clinging to the lower support line of the recent triangle pattern, the S&P 500 index cratered on Thursday morning on fresh concerns over U.S. trade tensions (this time directly with China) and a myriad of other fears plaguing investors. Read our full analysis here.
While many tech/growth stocks (think RHT, ADBE, SEDG) continue marching higher in price, the S&P 500 index is hugging its 50 DMA looking for direction. Fortunately for us, the lingering signs of hesitation are now becoming visible on the daily chart. Read our full analysis here.
Market conditions appear ripe this week for bullish swing and position traders. See what we are buying in the latest issue of The Robinson Report here.
The S&P 500 index spent much of last week trending downwards, falling 2% on the week on higher than normal volume, which is a bearish sign for chart readers. Read our full analysis here.
After several days of choppy price action, the S&P 500 index rallied on Friday to close the week with a 0.55% gain. The rally, which pushed the index back above its 50 DMA for the first time since the sharp decline earlier this month, came on lower than normal volume. Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 index staged a bullish rally last week after the previous week’s massive selloff, in which the index lost its Position uptrend status. Read our full analysis here.
After years of a relative calm ascent in U.S. stocks, profit-takers stepped into the market in full force last week amid several days of high volatility trading. Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 index fell nearly 3.85% last week with 2% of that decline coming on Friday. The selloff was hardly a surprise to experienced traders, especially after the number of S&P 500 stocks trading above their 200 DMA just recently climbed above 80%, which is an area where profit-taking is often, but not always, wise. Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 continued its ascent last week, unfazed by a small reported drop in the U.S. economic growth rate. Read our full analysis here.
Despite a wall of worry mounting in Washington over the recent shutdown of the federal government, the S&P 500 remained unfazed last week, closing at a new all-time high on stronger than normal volume. Read our full analysis here.
While 2017 was a banner year for U.S. stocks, 2018 is not showing any signs of reversing course. The first two opening weeks of 2018 have witnessed enormous gains across many sectors, offering the best first 10 trading day performance since 2003! Read our full analysis here.
The S&P 500 roared higher in the first week of 2018 as investors piled into Basic Materials, Energy, and Consumer-based stocks while dumping lower-risk utility stocks. Read our full analysis here.