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Stock Markets Analysis & Opinion

Tim Knight
Dow Jones Falls Five Days In A Row
By Tim Knight - Mar 16, 2014

Last week, the Dow Industrials fell all five days. All. Five. Days. That seems like science fiction, doesn’t it? Well, it should, because it hasn’t happened in nearly two freaking years.But, we’re ...

Matthew Bradbard
S&P 500: Correction Or Top?
By Matthew Bradbard - Mar 16, 2014 1

Picking tops is a fool's game, but US stock indices are showing signs of an interim top, trading in the red three out of the five days this past week and posting their first weekly loss in six weeks. ...

Cam Hui
Time To Short China?
By Cam Hui - Mar 16, 2014

The markets have started to freak out over weak data out of China. Consider, for example, the decline in the HSBC China Manufacturing PMI: The price of copper and other cyclically sensitive ...

Todd Sohayda
SPY: Short Triggers
By Todd Sohayda - Mar 15, 2014

A few more short triggers on Friday's close.   SPY   QQQ: primary target off of the new trigger is $88.32 but there hasn't been much reason to exit from the prior short at $89.77   DIA   IWM: ...

James Chen
S&P 500 Poised For A True Correction?
By James Chen - Mar 14, 2014

The S&P 500 index (daily chart shown below) hit a new intraday high of 1883 exactly one week ago, closing on March 7th at a record closing high of 1878. Since that new all-time height was reached,...

Tim Knight
Will The SPY Midpoint Provide Support?
By Tim Knight - Mar 14, 2014

Having enjoyed a nice slump in the market yesterday, we must wonder if we can crack the very important midline of the upward channel. It has provided support in the past – - but it has likewise ...

Chris Kimble
The S&P 500 Tanked When This Last Happened
By Chris Kimble - Mar 14, 2014 2

Since 2000, the S&P 500 has declined over 25% twice; each decline had this in common: These S&P 500 bear markets followed a breakdown of a bearish rising wedge at falling resistance by the Nikkei ...

Boris Schlossberg
Crimea Continues To Haunt Markets
By Boris Schlossberg - Mar 14, 2014

Market Drivers March 14, 2014 Concern over Crimea continues to haunt markets but FX follow through is limited UK Trade Balance Nikkei -3.30% Europe -0.60% Oil $98/bbl Gold $130/oz. Europe and ...