Stock Markets Analysis & Opinion

Warren Bevan
Downtrend Resumes
By Warren Bevan - Feb 07, 2016

“We become what we think about.” – Earl Nightingale We saw some nice weakness Friday after mixed action all week and while I booked several small losses during the weak my Alphabet...

Ryan Mallory
S&P 500 Confirms Bear Flag
By Ryan Mallory - Feb 07, 2016

Barring a huge final hour rally in the market the S&P 500 will confirm the bear flag that I pointed out this morning in the daily trading-plan. Here's the confirmation: Original post

Doug Short
S&P 500 Snapshot: A Selloff To End The Week
By Doug Short - Feb 07, 2016

Our benchmark S&P 500 ended the week with selloff in two waves. The index sank at the open and trended downward to a late morning low. It then traded sideways until a second wave of selling after ...

Doug Short
World Markets Update: The Selloff Resumes
By Doug Short - Feb 07, 2016

The week-over-week change in our aggregate world market watch list was a disappointing 2.90% decline, a major reversal from the previous week's 1.10% gain. China's Shanghai Composite was the top ...

Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT
Gold Miners: Something's Changed
By Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT - Feb 05, 2016

In our missive last week we noted that: While good things are happening under the surface for gold, its lack of a strong rebound in recent months argues that such a rebound is in the future but not ...

Ryan Mallory
The Market In 2 Charts
By Ryan Mallory - Feb 05, 2016

Do Not Buy These Dips! I repeat, Don't Buy These Dips! Earnings season has a reputation for being generous to some and absolutely brutal to others -- but it has been a long, long time since I saw two ...

Guy S. Ortmann, CMT
Potential Change In Leadership  
By Guy S. Ortmann, CMT - Feb 05, 2016

Short-Term Outlook Remains Neutral Opinion All of the indexes closed higher yesterday with positive internals as volumes rose on the NYSE and declined on the NASDAQ. There were mixed technical signals...

Brian Bollinger
PPG: A Dividend Growth Machine
By Brian Bollinger - Feb 05, 2016

PPG Industries (N:PPG) has rewarded its investors with higher dividend payments for 44 consecutive years. The company’s dividend appears to be one of the safest in the market with high growth ...

James Picerno
The Case For A Bear Market In US Stocks
By James Picerno - Feb 05, 2016

What does a bear market for the US equity market look like? Current conditions seem to fit the bill. The clues, after all, are piling up, including the early warning that’s still in progress via...

Eric De Groot
Lean Hogs Trend Lower
By Eric De Groot - Feb 05, 2016

Lean Hogs, a term used for butchered pigs regardless of paunch, has been trending lower on ample supplies and sluggish export demand since July 2014. These trends that the 'fundamentalist' define as a...

Shanks Group  
By Edison - Feb 05, 2016

Global commodity crisis off-setting progress Shanks Group (L:SKS) The trading statement on 3 February highlighted further progress in the Commercial division. However, this was offset by impacts from ...

Mineral Commodities  
By Edison - Feb 05, 2016

December quarter – in transition, uplift inMineral Commodities (AX:MRC) operates the Tormin mineral sands project in South Africa. This is differentiated by the high grades and profitability ...

Findel: Pack Up Your Troubles  
By Edison - Feb 05, 2016

Pack up your troubles…Findel (L:FDL) has successfully completed the sale of Kitbag, further focusing the group on its home shopping and education divisions and reducing net debt. Although Q3 ...
Dow Jones Fails To Clear Resistance
By - Feb 05, 2016

Dow has achieved a daily closing once again above 16240.00-16250.00 regions but failed to clear the recently established resistance at 16380.00-16400. The technical situation becomes very sensitive ...