US Market Correction: Will The Market Sell Off Continue Next Week?

Friday was the worst day in quite some time for US markets. Declines on the day got so intense that it threw the Dow Jones Industrial Average into a full-blown correction. Now the question many are asking is “How long will declines continue?” Today we’ll take a look at the cause of the correction, what … Read more

3 Things: Retail, NFIB, Divergences

[“3 Things” is a weekly publication of ideas, usually contrarian, to provoke thoughtful discussions and decision-making processes. As a portfolio strategist, I am sharing things that I am considering with respect to current investment models and portfolio allocations. Please feel free to email   or tweet me   with your comments and ideas.] Retail Sales Flop Last month, when the … Read more

Decision Time

We end this week in a critical situation. My core indicators were all damaged during the high volatility moves both up and down this week. Core measures of risk and trend have now gone negative. The measures of the economy are close to going negative and market quality and strength aren’t far behind. As a … Read more

3 Things: Correction, Interest Rate & Oil Prices

[“3 Things” is a weekly publication of ideas, usually contrarian, to provoke thoughtful discussions and decision-making processes. As a portfolio strategist, I am sharing things that I am considering with respect to current investment models and portfolio allocations. Please feel free to email   or tweet me   with your comments and ideas.] Stocks: Is It Over Yet? While yesterday’s … Read more

Is The Dow About to Take a Steep Turn South

It is noteworthy to say the least that the Dow Jones(DJI) is experiencing a tough year despite early gains.  With Deutsche Bank reducing full year EPS growth for the S&P 500((SPX) to negative, a first for banks in 2015 – the floodgates for downgrades might have just been unleased as corporations struggle with a stronger … Read more

U.S EQUITIES- ‘INTO THE TRADING WEEK’, 02.03.2015

SPX is up a seemingly fatigued 1% over the past 2 weeks, yet traders at the close Friday, including YPT were calling the last 2 weeks ‘sensational’ and ‘great!’ WHY? Well, YPT got it’s long awaited QNET (NASDAQ INTERNET INDEX) breakout on Feb 12/13. This QNET Momentum gauge plasters, ‘INTO THE TRADING DAY’ and YPT … Read more

Markets Testing Highs, Watching for Break

As of 11:33 A.M., EST the Dow Jones Industrial was down -2.57 points to 18,222.00 off its highs of 18,244.38 on 02/25/15. The S&P 500 was also down -1.33 points to 2,112.53. The NASDAQ is up +13.69 points to 4,980.82. And the NYSE is down -15.46 points resting just at 11,102.47. The DOW seems to … Read more