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E-Mini S&P: Broke 1641/43 Resistance
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 - Jun 18, 2013

S&P broke 1641/43 resistance but could not reach the next target of 1649/51. If we reach this far today watch for a high for the day and exit longs and try shorts with stops above 1657.We are ...

 
FTSE 100: Heading Higher
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 - Jun 18, 2013

FTSE headed higher as expected, beating resistance at 6350/56 but fell a few points short of the 6376 target and sold off sharply to hold just above support at 6287. We are a little overbought in the ...

 
Did Anyone Get The License Plate On That Robot Trader?
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 - Jun 18, 2013

Taking a look at the intra-day swings that the Robots use to whack you out of your trades with a loss Most active traders should be aware by now that some 80% of the daily volume in the various ...

 
Arch Coal Is Worthless
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 - Jun 18, 2013

Each weekend as I run through my stock charts, I have tweeted the comment “Coal Still Sucks”. What is amazing is that I have been saying that for over 9 months. Over that time, the broad market has ...

 
Stocks Surge Following Upbeat Economic Reports
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 - Jun 18, 2013

Monday’s economic reports gave optimists what they wanted, while appeasing those fearful of a cutback in quantitative easing. Monday’s economic reports were closely scrutinized as we approach the ...

 
VIX Trends: Pre-FOMC And Post-FOMC Trades
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 - Jun 18, 2013

Back in December 2008, in VIX Trends Around FOMC Announcement Days, I posted a chart of the average movements in the VIX in the ten trading day leading up to and following “Fed Days,” ...

 
Stocks Jump to Start Trading Week, Dow Rallies Triple Digits
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 - Jun 18, 2013

The U.S. stock market rose on Monday after a series of volatile moves last week. Investors snapped up shares on expectations that the Federal Reserve will reinforce its commitment to monetary stimulus...

 
Short Sellers Flee Questcor on Sentiment Reversal
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 - Jun 18, 2013

Questcor Pharmaceuticals (QCOR) was one of the most heavily shorted stocks on the NASDAQ according to the most recent data set from May 31st 2013, with 22.15 M shares short out of a float of 53.6 M ...

 
Greece Downgraded To 'Emerging Market;' Will It Ever Emerge?
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 - Jun 18, 2013

Most of us would agree that Greece is not a “developed market” on par with the United States, Canada, or Western Europe. Its instability, pitiful economic governance, corruption and cronyism—all of ...

 
Daimler Roars Back To Life
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 - Jun 18, 2013

Back in March, I recommended that readers use the recent weakness in Daimler (DDAIF) shares to add to their positions. American and Japanese automakers had enjoyed a fantastic first quarter while ...

 
Has High Yield Found Support?
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 - Jun 18, 2013

Sorry for the lack of posts last week. I was out-of-town at a BBQ competition down near Louisville, KY and stayed pretty busy with that. Had a great time with family but now I’m back! This week’s post...

 
Morning News: US Markets Rise, Asian Markets Mixed
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 - Jun 18, 2013

Stocks that are expected to trade actively in U.S. markets on Tuesday include: Sony Corporation (ADR) (SNE), Korn/Ferry International (KFY), Liberty Global PLC (LBTYA), Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (VOD),...

 
Market Sentiment At Bearish Extremes Drops Off For S&P 500
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 - Jun 18, 2013

Shared the sentiment chart above last week with Members, reflecting that the percentage of indicators at bearish extremes was declining a good bit of late despite a small decline in the S&P 500. ...

 
Stay Crafty When You Are Thirsty
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 - Jun 18, 2013

Seems that the whole country is giving up on the big watery tasting beers in favor of craft beers. How do I know? Look at the charts. The craft beer stocks like Boston Beer, $SAM, and Craft Brewers ...

 
S&P 500 Snapshot: Trading On Fed Expectations
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 - Jun 18, 2013

Before the market opened yesterday, the Nikkei had closed the day with a 2.73%% gain and major European indexes were faring well. The S&P 500 opened higher and rallied to its 1.22% intraday high in ...

 
Google To $1000...Or Not?
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 - Jun 18, 2013

Much as we’ve come to view the stock market as a one-way bet these days, so have we come to accept that Google (GOOG) will eventually sell for $1000 a share. Or will it? I’d need odds to ...

 
Oil Service Stocks Pump It Up
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 - Jun 18, 2013

This morning, most of the leading oil service stocks are advancing higher to start the trading week. Today, the popular and highly followed Market Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH) is trading higher by ...