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Nasdaq's Price Action First Signal Of Recovery?
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 - Apr 16, 2014
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For many investors and traders, the Nasdaq index remains the bellwether of any economic recovery, given the fact that tech stocks are one of the leading sectors during any early recovery and ...

 
Today's Trading Plan: Make Or Break Day
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 - Apr 16, 2014

Pre-market update: Asian markets traded 1.9% higher.  European markets are trading 0.7% higher. US futures are trading 0.5% higher ahead of the market open.  Economic reports due out (all times are ...

 
Will T-Mobile Take Down Telecom Stocks?
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 - Apr 16, 2014

The latest buzz taking the wireless industry by storm is T-Mobile US, Inc.’s (MetroPCS Communications (NYSE:TMUS)) decision to abolish overage fees, unfolding the company’s latest strategy under the ...

 
Will AmEx Miss Earnings Estimates?
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 - Apr 16, 2014

American Express Co. (NYSE:AXP) (AmEx) is scheduled to release its first-quarter 2014 financial results after the closing bell on Apr 16. Let’s have a look at the company’s earnings prediction right ...

 
Stock Worth Buying: Belden
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 - Apr 16, 2014

Zacks Investment Research upgraded Belden Inc. BDC) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) on Apr 12, 2014. Going by the Zacks model, companies holding a Zacks Rank #1 have strong chances of performing ...

 
Chemical Industry Stock Outlook: Improving Trends
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 - Apr 16, 2014

The chemical industry had a bumpy ride in 2013 as a weak European economy, effects of sequestration in the U.S. along with certain industry-specific challenges led to subdued demand for chemicals for ...

 
Internet Stock Valuation Update: Shaved Around the Edges
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 - Apr 16, 2014

Here is a very quick tax-day valuation update on select Internet-related stocks. The ordering of stocks by price-to-sales (P/S) ratios did not change much but several stocks have retreated off their ...

 
Emerging Fear In EEM
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 - Apr 16, 2014

My largest short heading into the day was (ARCA:EEM). In spite of yet another ridiculous mini-rally this morning, things are once again falling to pieces. As the daily chart shows, the repetition of ...

 
SanDisk Set To Beat Wall Street Forecast, Again
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 - Apr 16, 2014

SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ:SNDK) is set to report FQ1 2014 earnings after the market closes on Wednesday, April 16th. Many tech stocks including SanDisk have sold off heavily in the past few weeks. But ...

 
Technical Analysis Indicates Moves Higher Wednesday
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 - Apr 16, 2014

Actionable ideas for the busy trader delivered daily right up front Wednesday higher, low confidence. ES pivot 1830.92. Holding above is bullish. Thursday bias higher technically. Monthly outlook: ...

 
A Perfect Bounce. Maybe Too Perfect?
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 - Apr 16, 2014

T2108 Status: 45.8%VIX Status: 15.6General (Short-term) Trading Call: Short (fade rallies). See caveats below.Active T2108 periods: Day #196 over 20%, Day #48 over 40% (over-period), Day #4 under 50% ...

 
Leaders Of The Pharmaceutical Pack
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 - Apr 16, 2014

When it comes to the large cap pharma/biotech companies Allergan Inc (NYSE:AGN), and Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:MRK), may be the canaries in the coal mine. The tell. The leaders of the pack, when it ...

 
US Industrial Production: March 2014 Preview
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 - Apr 16, 2014

US industrial production in March is projected to increase by 0.2% vs. the previous month in tomorrow’s release from the Federal Reserve, according to The Capital Spectator’s median econometric ...

 
The Fed’s Questionable Inflation Mandate (excerpt)
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 - Apr 16, 2014

March data released yesterday showed an increase in the CPI inflation rate to 1.5% y/y from 1.1% the month before. It was led by food prices and rents. The former rose 0.4% m/m, and 1.7% y/y. The ...

 
U.S. Trade: It's All About Volatility
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 - Apr 15, 2014

Stocks were whipsawed in a 200 point range Tuesday but closed with modest gains as equities rebounded off key technical supports turning a 110 point loss in the Dow Industrials into an 89 point gain. ...

 
S&P 500 Snapshot: A Sine Wave, A Closing Rally
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 - Apr 15, 2014

Before the market opened, the Consumer Price Index for March came in higher than forecast, although inflation remains exceptionally tame, and the Empire State Manufacturing Survey was surprisingly ...

 
Bearish Trade Setups That You Need Right Now
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 - Apr 15, 2014

Yesterday's bounce is gone, and the indices are looking like they are ready for another leg down.  Which makes the list of trade setups in this post a must for you to review. There are plenty of solid...