Stock Markets Analysis & Opinion

Gregory W. Harmon
Pick Your Bale Of Cotton Carefully
By Gregory W. Harmon - Jul 17, 2014

Another potential contrarian play is setting up in US Cotton No.2. The Cotton ETF (iPath DJ-UBS Cotton TR Sub-Index (NYSE:BAL)) has looked horrible since the beginning of May. After a leg lower to 52 ...

Steve Miley
S&P 500 E-Mini Falters At All-Time High
By Steve Miley - Jul 17, 2014

S&P 500 risk skewed for a roll back to range supportsA probe higher within the range theme, but again capped by the all-time high at 1978.25, which we still look to try to cap this week.We still see ...

Jason Sen
S&P: Outlook Is More Negative
By Jason Sen - Jul 17, 2014

Emini S&P 500 retested all time highs at 1978 for a selling opportunity and a short term double top formed yesterday. The outlook is now more negative in to the end of the week unless a close ...

Jason Sen
FTSE: Will Bear Trend Resume?
By Jason Sen - Jul 17, 2014

FTSE 100 beat 6710/15 to hit our next target of 6740/45 and topped exactly here. A good chance this will mark the end of the recovery this week and the 5 week bear trend will resume. Watch for a test...

Jason Sen
Euro Stoxx: Selling Opportunity At 3207/11
By Jason Sen - Jul 17, 2014

EURO STOXX held on to support at 3163/68 and shot higher to our selling opportunity at 3207/11 to top exactly here. Getting overbought short term now in the 4 week bear trend so this area could hold ...

Jason Sen
Dax: A Lot Of Resistance At 9875/85
By Jason Sen - Jul 17, 2014

DAX beat 9885/95 and 9830/35 which then acted perfectly as support in the afternoon. We then beat 9852/57 but not enough to trigger stops above 9885. Today we meet a lot of resistance at 9875/85 and ...

David Trainer
AOL Just Lost Its Yahoo Bailout
By David Trainer - Jul 17, 2014

Yahoo’s (NASDAQ:YHOO) CEO Marissa Mayer and its M&A chief Jackie Reses have both crushed speculation that Yahoo would buy AOL (NYSE:AOL) with its cash from the Alibaba IPO. Mayer reportedly told ...

Consumer Staples Got Cheaper Without Going Anywhere
By  - Jul 17, 2014

After the financial crisis, when people started to dip their toes back into equities, they tried to do so in the (perceived) least risky way possible–by buying high quality dividend paying stocks. As ...

Tim Knight
Battered Miners Ready To Recover?
By Tim Knight - Jul 17, 2014

Poor old Gold has had a rotten week so far. Even yesterday’s attempt to undo some of the damage is getting partly reversed as I am typing this. I would point out that miners might – I say again, ...

The Night Owl Trader
Thursday Lower
By The Night Owl Trader  - Jul 17, 2014

The Hoot Actionable ideas for the busy trader delivered daily right up front Thursday lower, low confidence.. ES pivot 1973.25. Holding below is bearish. Friday bias uncertain technically. Monthly ...