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Stock Markets Analysis & Opinion

Doug Short
The Selloff Moderates, Except For Japan
By Doug Short - Oct 18, 2014

The world market selloff moderated over the past week, except for Japan's Nikkei 225. The top performer in my gang of eight world indexes (and the sole gainer) was Germany's DAX, which rose 0.70%. At ...

Doug Short
A Friday Rally Trims The Weekly Loss To -1.02%
By Doug Short - Oct 17, 2014

The S&P 500 opened higher and rallied to its 1.90% intraday high in the late morning. The afternoon was a bit less jubilant, and the index finished Friday with a 1.29% advance, thus ending a highly ...

Chris Kimble
Will German Bullish Wick Help The S&P?
By Chris Kimble - Oct 17, 2014

The DAX and S&P 500 have been in leadership roles on the upside for the past few years. Over the past four months the DAX index has declined a little over 10%, influencing the S&P 500 and ...

Guy S. Ortmann, CMT
More Short-Term Upside Remains   
By Guy S. Ortmann, CMT - Oct 17, 2014

Indexes Make Higher Intraday Lows Opinion We are now a bit more confident that the major equity indexes may have seen short term bottoms as a result of yesterday’s market action. While most of ...

Eric De Groot
U.S. Stocks: Bulls Must Be Patient
By Eric De Groot - Oct 17, 2014

A backdrop of fear, a setup that can linger for months, thus, demanding patience from eager bulls, should support a rally soon. This rally must be considered an upside reaction within a downtrend of ...

Google Disappoints, Hits Info Tech EPS Growth
By Estimize  - Oct 17, 2014

The markets turned out to be relatively dull today in comparison to yesterday’s volatility, with both the S&P 500 and DJIA ending flat. After the closing bell, earnings reports were released for 7 ...

Alan Gula
A Low-Volume Fund For Volatility
By Alan Gula - Oct 17, 2014

As human beings, sleep is one of our most basic requirements. Not only does sleep help us stay alert and attentive during the day, but it also plays a vital role in memory formation. Chronic sleep ...

Doug Short
S&P 500 Snapshot: A Volatile Road To Nowhere
By Doug Short - Oct 17, 2014

The pre-open economic news today was the big drop in new jobless claims, now at a 14-year low. Interestingly enough, index futures dropped on the news, perhaps because the actual trough in claims in ...

Tiho Brkan
Short-Term Inflection: The Last 24 Hours
By Tiho Brkan - Oct 16, 2014

VIX tripled in the last few weeks and is extremely far from its mean.   Huge price action last night during the US market. I will do a proper write up soon, but here is a quick update since I am out ...

Chris Ciovacco
Could The S&P 500 Fall To 1,625?
By Chris Ciovacco - Oct 16, 2014

A Trip Down Correction Memory Lane Since the correction-less market theory has been dropping transmission parts over the last three weeks, it is prudent to revisit some topics we have touched on in ...