American’s Charitable Giving Tops $400-B

American’s Charitable Giving Tops $400-B

American’s Charitable Giving Tops $400-B $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Driven by a rising stock market and huge gifts from billionaires, charitable giving in the United States in Y 2017 topped the $400-B mark for the 1st time. The Giving USA report, released Tuesday, said giving from individuals, estates, foundations and corporations reached an estimated […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary:Major indices are mixed. DIA and Nikkei have room to rise in here while DAX, Nifty and Shanghai looks Bearish. PE DJIA at 25322.31, +0.023% and DAX at 12842.91, +0.60% moved up a bit. DJIA could rise further to 25750 while DAX sees 1st resistance at 12900, need a clear break […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX Looking at the major US stock market action in light of NKorea peace talks, no US-China trade war, and the keep’em guessing shambles President Trump left the Canadian G7 Summit in. Thursday was a bit dicey in the US for the NAS Comp, but it recovered […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Major resistances are seen above current marks on the Nifty, Nikkei and DAX. Shanghai is trading at major support, and could break down or bounce up. DIA has room and looks Bullish in here. PE DJIA at 25316.53, +0.30% finished above 25250 Friday, it could move up […]

The Next 5 Years Dow Jones Industrial Average or the Barron’s Gold Mining Index?

The Next 5 Years Dow Jones Industrial Average or the Barron’s Gold Mining Index?

The Next 5 Years Dow Jones Industrial Average or the Barron’s Gold Mining Index? $DIA, $GLD, $SLV The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIA) closed the week with its BEV plot under -5% for the 1st time since early March. No small thing for the Bulls, seeing the Dow’s BEV plot rising towards its BEV Zero […]

President Trump’s Tough Talk Driving US Stock Market

President Trump’s Tough Talk Driving US Stock Market

President Trump’s Tough Talk Driving US Stock Market $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Fears of a trade war is giving boost to some of the smallest companies in the market as well as some of the biggest technology companies. For over 3 months, investors have focused on US negotiations with trading partners including China, Europe, […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Overall, global stock market indexes are mixed. DIA looks Bullish on a successful attempt to break out above 25250. DAX is stable near term. PE DJIA at 25241.41, +0.38% marked an intra-day high at 25326 and faded. This rise could turn Bullish for DIA to 25750-26000 near term. […]

US Labor Market Tightens, Jobless Claims Fall

US Labor Market Tightens, Jobless Claims Fall

US Labor Market Tightens, Jobless Claims Fall $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to a further tightening in labor market conditions. The robust US labor market and firming inflation have cemented expectations the Fed will raise interest rates next week at the FOMC meeting. […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA broke out of Psych resistance at 25000 and held on the highs. PE Note: Major world stock indexes looking Bullish in here to me. DJIA at 25146.39, +1.40% broken above 25000, and sees next mark at 25250. This run, should the momentum gather and continue drives DIA […]

The US is Now the World’s Fastest Growing Economy, Nice, Yes?

The US is Now the World’s Fastest Growing Economy, Nice, Yes?

The US is Now the World’s Fastest Growing Economy, Nice, Yes? $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX The US economy, the fastest growing among industrialized nations, is on the path to even greater prosperity under President Donald Trump according to White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow. “The United States now has the fastest growing economy in the world, […]

The Trump Effect: US Trade Deficit Falls on Record Exports, Market Soars

The Trump Effect: US Trade Deficit Falls on Record Exports, Market Soars

The Trump Effect: US Trade Deficit Falls on Record Exports, Market Soars $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The US trade deficit fell to a 7-month low in April as exports rose to a record high, lifted by an increase in shipments of industrial materials and soybeans. The US Commerce Department said on Wednesday the trade gap dropped […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA and DAX rises are possible but, it may be capped by 1st resistances. PE Note: DJIA and DAX face resistance just above current marke. A break on the up or a fall down drives the direction medium term. Nikkei is likely to be stable before falling sharply, Shanghai […]

NASDAQ Marks Another All Time High

NASDAQ Marks Another All Time High

NASDAQ Marks Another All Time High $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Tuesday as investors were encouraged by US economic data, driving the NASDAQ to finish at another at record high for the 2nd day running, as the technology and consumer discretionary sectors outpreformed Investors remain a bit wary about trade discussions, with Mexico imposing tariffs […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: On the DJIA, rise is possible but, it be capped by 1st resistances. PE DJIA at 24813.69, +0.72% move up to resistances at 24800-25000. Note: a clear break above or rejection here will be Key to drive the next direction. A break above 25000 will be Very Bullish medium […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX Looking at the major US stock market indexes in light of looming Korea peace no US-China trade war and the current NFPs. Note: Former US President Barack Hussein Obama, though he likes to take credit, did not set the economy up for this super recovery, what […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary:Short term rise is possible in here, but may be capped by 1st resistances. PE DJIA at 24635.21, +0.90% is ranged within 24250-24800, and while it trades belos 24800, there is room to retest 24000-23750. While DIA trades above 24250 it may break above 24800-25000, this is needed […]

Living in the Trump Era of Optimism, Prosperity and Strong Economic Growth

Living in the Trump Era of Optimism, Prosperity and Strong Economic Growth

Living in the Trump Era of Optimism, Prosperity and Strong Economic Growth $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ Just in case you missed this at the weekend, and remember Optimism leads to Power! Friday’s blockbuster NFPs (jobs) data capped a long string of recent strong economic reports which has led to much brighter forecasts for American growth under […]

President Trump is Breaking Economic Records, This is a Prosperity Era.

President Trump is Breaking Economic Records, This is a Prosperity Era.

President Trump is Breaking Economic Records, This is a Prosperity Era. $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RTUX, $VXX Friday, President Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser says blockbuster unemployment data is only a sign of the robust economic growth awaiting America. “I believe we’ve entered into the longest largest prosperity in a couple of decades. I know it’s early […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Bears came out again Thursday. PE DJIA at 24415.84, -1.02%, now unless DIA breaks above 25000 it will be difficult to see any Bullishness medium term. While the psych resistance holds at 25000, DIA could be pushed down to 24000 again. Failure to move up and break above 25000 […]

US Imposes Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum from EU, Canada, Mexico

US Imposes Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum from EU, Canada, Mexico

US Imposes Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum from EU, Canada, Mexico $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US stock market returned to negative territory for the week Thursday, giving back much of Wednesday’s high bounce, as investors digested tariff-related headlines and looked ahead to Friday’s release of the Employment Situation report for May. Thursday, The Trump […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Bears came out again Tuesday, and overdid it. PE DJIA at 24667.78, +1.26% there is the possibility that DIA does not mark 24250, and move North to 25000 +, this action will validate a triangle formation indicating medium term Bullishness triggerig a fresh up-move. Or, DIA could fall from […]

The Trump Effect Continues to Drive this Bull Market

The Trump Effect Continues to Drive this Bull Market

The Trump Effect Continues to Drive this Bull Market $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX President Donald Trump’s pro-business influence is keeping the Bull Market alive. “There is a sort of optimism about the markets under Trump, and that’s continuing. I don’t see a reason for it about to change,” Yale economics professor Lawrence Shiller. “There’s something […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Bears came out again Tuesday, and may have overdone it, we will see. PE DJIA at 24361.45, -1.58% broke South Tuesday to indicate further Bearishness to 23750. Near term resistance on the weeklies have held, and now the view is Bearish for now. DAX at 12666.51, -1.53% broke […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX Looking at the major US stock market indexes in light of looming Korea peace and no US-China trade war. Overall, last week saw the major US stock market indices holding their ranges, trying but not breaking out, RUTX will try harder this week. There are solid […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Bears came out again Monday might come today too, we will see. PE DJIA was closed Monday for Memorial Day. DJIA at 24753.09 opens Tuesday after being closed Monday. We wait to see when and if it breaks out of the it 24600-25100 range. DAX at 12863, -74.55, -0.58% fell some […]

US Stocks Finish Flat to Unchanged Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

US Stocks Finish Flat to Unchanged Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

US Stocks Finish Flat to Unchanged Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US consumer sentiment according to a University of Michigan (MSI) report Friday. Consumers anticipated income gains of 1.6%, down from 2.2% in April and 2% last year 51% expected the jobless rate to stabilize at current 18-year lows Inflation rate […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Bears came out Thursday, might come for food today too, we will see. PE DJIA at 24811.76, -0.30% down a little. DIA has to breaks its range of 24600-25100 to give us clues for direction. The DAX at 12855.09, -0.94%, a close below 12800 Friday would confirm the break of […]

Investors are Pouring Money into Stock Funds

Investors are Pouring Money into Stock Funds

Investors are Pouring Money into Stock Funds $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors poured money into US ETFs (stock exchange-traded funds) during the latest week, restoring  a Key pillar of support for markets, data from the Investment Company Institute showed. US-based equity ETFs collected $11.2-B during the week through 16 May, according to the ICI trade group, the […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: The world’s major stock indices have Bullish look, but need to prove their strength near term, as the FOMC dovish minutes, sent the Bears away late in the day Wednesday. PE DJIA at 24886.81, +52.40, +0.21% marked a low at 24667 early Wednesday closing higher as the FOMC Minutes lowered the […]

President Trump, “Big news coming for American Autoworkers”

President Trump, “Big news coming for American Autoworkers”

President Trump, “Big news coming for American Autoworkers” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US President Donald Trump said that “big news” was coming that would be welcomed by US auto workers, and he suggested it was somehow linked to NAFTA trade talks. “There will be big news coming soon for our great American Autoworkers. After many […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: The world’s major stock indices have Bullish look, but need to prove their strength near term, or the Bears could come in to feed. PE DJIA at 24834, -179, -0.72% was not able to hold above 25000 giving back Monday’s gainer.  Now, DIA has to break above 25100 it it […]

Americans Report Stronger Finances in President Trump’s 1st Year

Americans Report Stronger Finances in President Trump’s 1st Year

Americans Report Stronger Finances in President Trump’s 1st Year $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The percentage of Americans who report they are doing “at least Okay” financially rose in President Donald Trump’s 1st year in office, according to Fed data published Tuesday. The data was in line with other readings detailing America’s long recovery from the […]

Consider this…should we believe “this time is different?”

Consider this…should we believe “this time is different?”

Consider this…should we believe “this time is different?” $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $USO Here’s a BEV chart for the Dow Jones going back to January 1982.  The BEV plot fell to its -25% line (Dow Jones 777) in August 1982.  This was a historic bottom; after it nothing would ever be the same again for the […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Tuesday’s futures are in the Green. PE DJIA at 25013.29, +1.21% tested at 25086 intra-day. The break above 25000, if it holds, has turned DIA Bullish medium term for a move to 25600 and higher. DAX at 13077.72, -0.28% was closed Monday, but overall DAX looks Bullish to 13300-13400. the […]

Stocks Run as Possible US-China Trade War Put ‘On Hold’

Stocks Run as Possible US-China Trade War Put ‘On Hold’

Stocks Run as Possible US-China Trade War Put ‘On Hold’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX The small-cap Russell 2000 (+0.7%) advanced to a new record high for the 4th session running. US stocks spiked Monday after the US and China put their trade differences “on hold” to work on a wider agreement, while sentiment was also […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ Looking at the major US stock market indexes in light of no US-China trade war. The Major Market Futures as of this writing S&P 500 SPC1 Jun 18 $2,728.80 +15.80 +0.58% NAS 100 Future NQC1 Jun 18 $6,923.75 +49.75 +0.72% Last Friday, the major US stock market indices were […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Monday’s futures are saying the market likes the US-China trade dealings. PE DJIA at 24715.09, +0.0045% has been ranged within 24700 recently. Resistance at 25200 has been holding well in here. There might be test to 24400 medium to long term while 25200 holds, on the other hand a […]

The Trump Effect: US Companies Seen Investing More

The Trump Effect: US Companies Seen Investing More

The Trump Effect: US Companies Seen Investing More $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $AAPL US companies are seen investing more of the money saved from sweeping Trump tax cuts into businesses later this year, perhaps even surpassing a jump in Q-1 capital expenditure that was the highest in nearly 7 years. Higher spending on technology, equipment […]

Expect Crude Oil Prices to Cool, $80 bbl ‘Unhealthy’

Expect Crude Oil Prices to Cool, $80 bbl ‘Unhealthy’

Expect Crude Oil Prices to Cool, $80 bbl ‘Unhealthy’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $USO, $OIL, $VXX BP (NYSE:BP) CEO Bob Dudley expects a flood of US Shale Oil, and the reopening of OPEC taps to cool the Crude Oil market after price rose above $80 bbl this week. US President Donald Trump’s decision to exit an […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 24713.98, -0.22% is stable in here, and trading below the daily resistance. While that holds, a fall to 24380 is possible. Near term looks Bearish to me. DAX at 13114.61, +0.91% moved up nicely, and while above 12900 expect DAX to move to 13200-13300 […]

US Unemployment Rolls Smallest in 45 Years

US Unemployment Rolls Smallest in 45 Years

US Unemployment Rolls Smallest in 45 Years $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Thursday, the US economic data showed an acceleration in mid-Atlantic factory activity this month, with manufacturers saying they were boosting employment and asking for higher prices for their products. The combination of a tightening labor market and firming inflation bolsters expectations the Fed will […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE Note: DJIA rebounded Wednesday, reclaiming about 50% Tuesday losses. DJIA at 24768.93, 0.25% marked a low 24629 Wednesday after fading from the 1st  resistance, and could continue to 24250 or move up to test at 25,000 in the next few sessions. DAX at 12996.33, 0.20% move up […]

Broad Based Rally, Small Cap Stocks Lead

Broad Based Rally, Small Cap Stocks Lead

Broad Based Rally, Small Cap Stocks Lead $DIA, $SPY, $RUTX, $QQQ, $VXX Wall Street’s small caps are beating the The Street The small-cap Russell 2000 finished + 1.0%, closing at a new all-time high Wednesday’s broad based rally saw shares of smaller, domestically focused companies showing strength. The small-cap Russell 2000 finished + 1.0%, finishing […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE Note: Almost all major world stock market indices tested resistances or are trading just below resistance. While they hold, there will likely be some correction in the equity indices near term. DJIA at 24706.41, -0.78% fell from the resistance I said Monday. If the fall continues, DIA […]

Fed’s Williams Sees ‘Neutral’ Interest Rate Lower, Longer

Fed’s Williams Sees ‘Neutral’ Interest Rate Lower, Longer

Fed’s Williams Sees ‘Neutral’ Interest Rate Lower, Longer $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Stocks dip following a the strong start to the month Treasury’s benchmark 10-yr yield above 3.00% Tuesday, Mr. Williams, who will take the helm of the New York Fed on 18 June, said that inflation is nearing the central bank’s 2% target after […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA is set up to rally PE DJIA at 24899.41, +0.27% tested at 24994 intra-day, came off some. While the Key resistance on the daily holds, DIA may dip to 24750-24700 before taking another run at 25000, then higher. DAX at 12977.71, -0.18% may test 12900 before moving to […]

Big Caps Capture the News, Small Caps Beat ‘The Street’

Big Caps Capture the News, Small Caps Beat ‘The Street’

Big Caps Capture the News, Small Caps Beat ‘The Street’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $SPN President Trump’s historic tax reform driving Small Cap rally Wall Street’s small caps are beating the The Street trading with 2 percentage points of the recent record highs at 1,615.5 on the Russell 2000 The Russell 2000 (RUTX) tracks US small […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Looking at the major US stock market indexes technically The major US stock market indexes made good on Key reversals last week, moving through the near near term resistance. The pause to refresh Friday was on the cards, and a couple of days rest works to […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: DJIA is set up to rally PE DJIA at 24831.17, +0.37% is rising and could test 25000-25200 in here. But, 25200 may act as 1st resistance as I see it on the daily. A break above 25200 indicates more Bullishness medium term. DAX at 13001.24, -0.17% looks Bullish near […]

US Consumer Sentiment Running High and Higher

US Consumer Sentiment Running High and Higher

US Consumer Sentiment Running High and Higher $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US consumer sentiment held steady on a gain in American household expectations, according to a University of Michigan report Friday. The MSI held steady at a solid 98.8 for preliminary May, the University of Michigan’s Consumer Survey Center reported. The comparable April reading was also […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: DJIA is set up to rally PE DJIA at 24739.53 broke the range of 24000-23500, turning to the Northside, this could be a strong break and DIA could move to 25500 in the next 3 sessions. A sharp rally is on the cards medium term. US major market […]

President Trump’s Tax Reform Shines Up Small and Mid-Cap’s Earnings

President Trump’s Tax Reform Shines Up Small and Mid-Cap’s Earnings

President Trump’s Tax Reform Shines Up Small and Mid-Cap’s Earnings $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ,  $RUT, $VXX The Trump led corporate tax cut is helping turn the shares of smaller publicly-traded companies in the United States into an unexpected source of stability. The shares of small and mid-cap companies in the Russell 2000 (RUT) index are more […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: DJIA is set up to rally PE DJIA at 24542.54, +0.75% has closed above 24500, breaking above the near term range. While DIA continues to rise, it could head to 25000 yet this week. DAX at 12943.06, +0.24% is in an uptrend headed to 13200 near term. Nikkei at […]

Stocks Break Out, Gold Bulls Patiently Await ‘Turmoil’

Stocks Break Out, Gold Bulls Patiently Await ‘Turmoil’

Stocks Break Out, Gold Bulls Patiently Await ‘Turmoil’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD The Gold market is greeting geopolitical turmoil with a Yawn, as stocks made a strong move North on with the S&P 500 and the NAS Comp each + 1.0%, and the DJIA advancing 0.8%. The precious Yellow metal has dropped for 3 weeks […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: DJIA setting up for a rally? PE DJIA at 24360.21, +0.012% is stable trading just below 1st resistance at 24500. While that holds, DIA could  come off to 23750-23500, but a clear break above 24500 indicates Bullishness medium term. DAX at 12912.21, -0.28% looks Bullish in here, and could […]

JOLTS Spike, Wage Growth and Inflation Ahead

JOLTS Spike, Wage Growth and Inflation Ahead

JOLTS Spike, Wage Growth and Inflation Ahead $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US job openings aka JOLTS rose to a record high in March, suggesting that a recent slowdown in hiring was probably the result of employers having difficulties finding qualified workers. The monthly Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, or JOLTS, released by the Labor Department […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: DJIA setting up for a rally? PE DJIA at 24357.32, +0.39% moved up Monday. Looking at the 3-day candle the fall from marks below 26800 on 18 January has been correcting, and the trading range has been in a contraction mode. Note: DJIA is trading in the last […]

Look Ahead, Overcome Investing Fear, Win!

Look Ahead, Overcome Investing Fear, Win!

Look Ahead, Overcome Investing Fear, Win! $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX A whole lot of people are fearful about investing in stocks, especially if they have invested little or nothing in the market. The media pundits fill the air with conflicting messages about whether the stock market will continue hitting new highs or is a house […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Looking at the major US stock market indexes technically Last week we saw break North off of support in the patterns or at the trend-lines. Volume just OK, good breadth on the move. Let’s see if  they can hold the moves. DJIA marked a doji Thursday […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Japan is off  it’s holidays, and back in the action. PE DJIA at 24262.51, +1.39% moved up from support at 23500, while that holds, there is room for DIA to rise to 24400 now. The overall range is within 24400-23500, and expect it to hold medium term. DAX at […]

US Unemployment Lowest Since 2000, Market Rallies

US Unemployment Lowest Since 2000, Market Rallies

US Unemployment Lowest Since 2000, Market Rallies $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Friday, US President Donald Trump touted the nation’s low unemployment rating and hit out at the ongoing investigation into his campaign’s ties to Russia in a Tweet. The unemployment rate fell to 3.9% for the 1st time since Y 2000, according to the Department […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Japan is on Holiday. PE DJIA at 23930.15, +0.022% came down to test Key support 23500 and bounced sharply to close at 23930, there is buying pressure 23500-23750 levels. The narrow range of 23500-24000 may continue Friday before a sharp breakout on either side if the formed up […]

In a Volatile Market Pay Attention, Keep Cool, Do Not Overreact

In a Volatile Market Pay Attention, Keep Cool, Do Not Overreact

In a Volatile Market Pay Attention, Keep Cool, Do Not Overreact $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Stocks rebound sharply off session lows, benchmark S&P 500 broke back above 200-day MA Heavily-weighted financial sector under-performs as yields decline across the curve Investors cautious ahead of Friday’s release of the April NFPs report Some tips for new investors that […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: The FOMC kept rates unchanged. News states that the introduction of the word “symmetric” in the statement to define the inflation goals could be taken in a way to understand that the Fed would let inflation overshoot its target, and? PE DJIA at 23924.98, -0.72%, came off 174 pts, but […]

FOMC Stands Pat on Interest Rates, Focus Now on June Meeting

FOMC Stands Pat on Interest Rates, Focus Now on June Meeting

FOMC Stands Pat on Interest Rates, Focus Now on June Meeting $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Fed policy makers held interest rates steady Wednesday and expressed confidence that a recent rise in inflation to near the central bank’s 2% target would be sustained, leaving it on track to raise borrowing costs in June. The Fed’s […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Asian and EU markets are open. PE DJIA at 24099.05, -0.27% seeing strong bids near 23750 and while that continues, DIA could drive 24750-25000. Overall, near term looks neutral to Bullish while trading above 23750. DAX at 12612.11, +0.25% moved up as expected, and re-test major […]

This Market Could Be Saying ‘Buy in May’

This Market Could Be Saying ‘Buy in May’

This Market Could Be Saying ‘Buy in May’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX An “upside-down” market may bode well for U.S. stocks, according to JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM). Established patterns look to be off in here, as bonds and equities move in tandem, stock prices climb along with volatility, shares fall despite strong earnings, and money flowed out […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Sing. closed for holiday. PE Thin Holiday trading in Singapore and the rest of Asia today suggests liquidity will be tight. But, with headline risks growing, traders will be focused and not far from their desks. Global equity sentiment is a bit shaky as concerns over […]

US Consumer Prices Rise, Inflation Ahead

US Consumer Prices Rise, Inflation Ahead

US Consumer Prices Rise, Inflation Ahead $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US consumer prices (PCE) rose March YTD, with a measure of underlying inflation moving to the Fed’s 2% target. Monday, the rise in the annual inflation gauges reported by the Commerce Department was seen by economists and Fed officials, it is not expected to alter the gradual […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX This market cannot make much of strong earnings report. The NAS Comp gaped up over 115 points, gave it back. Fairly goo Bullish stock index patterns remain but upside is used to sell aka distribution. Good patterns in lots of stocks and sectors are failing to provide […]

Moody’s Rates US Credit “Top Notch” at Aaa

Moody’s Rates US Credit “Top Notch” at Aaa

Moody’s Rates US Credit “Top Notch” at Aaa $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX This week Moody’s said that it has maintained the United States’ top-notch “Aaa” credit rating, saying the country’s “exceptional” economic strength would counterbalance lower fiscal strength. The ratings agency also kept its stable outlook on the United States and said it expects Washington to resolve […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: DJIA needs to move break out in here.PE DJIA at 24322.34, +0.99% and Dax at 12500.47, +0.63% have both risen from prior levels against my expectations. On DJIA 23500-23550 is Key, and a sharp rise is needed to drive the index higher medium term, or the DIA is […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: DJIA near term looks Bearish.PE DJIA at 24083.83, +0.25% and while the index trades below 24500, 23250 and 23200 open targets. DAX at 12422.30, -1.02% is down, and may come off to 12100 if it does not bounce immediately from 12300. Note: ear term looks Bearish for […]

The US Stock Market Remains in Consolidation Mode

The US Stock Market Remains in Consolidation Mode

The US Stock Market Remains in Consolidation Mode $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $USO The Bull has paused to refresh Fundamentals are Strong Interest rates are low Some pundits are saying that the world markets entered Y 2018 speculating that the most synchronized global economic expansion in a decade was going to get to Hot, but […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: DJIA near term looks Bearish.PE DJIA at 24024.13, -1.74% fell sharply Tuesday contrary to my expectation of moving up from 1st support at 24300. Now, a fall to 23500-23200 is possible this week. Near term looks Bearish to me. DAX at 12550.82, -0.17% is down a […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Still see more Northside seen for DJIA after a pause to refresh. PE DJIA at 24448.69, -0.058% finished  higher after marking a low at 24324 Monday. The 21-Day MAat 24300 looks like good near term support, which could drive DJIA to 24600-24700. Overall see Dow ranged within 24700-24300 […]

Savvy Managed Money Is Paying Attention to Stocks Aimed a Millennials

Savvy Managed Money Is Paying Attention to Stocks Aimed a Millennials

Savvy Managed Money Is Paying Attention to Stocks Aimed a Millennials $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Monday, hedge fund managers, aka Managed Money, at the high-profile 2018 Sohn Investment Conference in New York pitched stock ideas ranging from online food ordering to home-builders that should benefit from the growing influence of the millennial generation. Millennials, a […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Still see more Northside seen for DJIA after a pause to refresh. PE Note: Nearly all major stock market indices seeing 1st resistances, and could either remain stable, crack or break them or dip in here. DJIA at 24462.94, -0.82% came off Friday but while DJIA trades above 24250 […]

Stocks ‘Pause to Refresh’, Bitcoin Rallies

Stocks ‘Pause to Refresh’, Bitcoin Rallies

Stocks ‘Pause to Refresh’, Bitcoin Rallies $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $BTCUSD  Bitcoin closed in on its 1st back-to-back weekly gainer this year US Stocks retreated for the 2nd day running Friday Digital assets moved higher Friday as the appetite for currencies expands. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 8,517.8154, +218.811, or +2.64%, as of 9:53p BST, the market is […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Still see more Northside coming for DJIA after a pause to refresh. PE Note: A pause in the momentum indicates that the DJIA may see a dip in here. DJIA at 24664.89, -0.34% is currently trading near important marks, it is important to see if DJIA comes off […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Still see more Northside coming for DJIA after a pause to refresh. PE DJIA at 24748.07,-0.16% looks like it has paused in here. But, it will likely test at 25000-25500 medium term while it holds above Key support at 24500 support. Overall medium term looks Bullish for DJIA […]

US Economy Looks ‘Awfully Good,’ Will Grow Under President Trump

US Economy Looks ‘Awfully Good,’ Will Grow Under President Trump

US Economy Looks ‘Awfully Good,’ Will Grow Under President Trump $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) CEO Lloyd Blankfein is very optimistic about the future under President Donald Trump, declaring that the economy looks “awfully good.” He explained that inflation remains low, causing interest rates and commodity prices to be lower than they normally […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Still see more Northside coming for DJIA in here. PE DJIA at 24786.63, +0.87% continued to rise as expected, while it trades above 24500 there is room to rise to 25000-25200 into the end of this week or early next. We wait, we see. DAX at 12585.57, […]

The Trump Effect on US Economy is Powerful

The Trump Effect on US Economy is Powerful

The Trump Effect on US Economy is Powerful $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Since Trump’s recent tax-reform bill repealed the Obama penalties of the “Individual Mandate,” there is disposable income for working families to use toward investing, not just spending. The Trump Tax Plan will also create more cash to invest for W-2 workers each payday. Plus, the […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Seeing more Northside coming for DJIA after trading lower to sideways for the past several weeks. PE DJIA at 24573.04, +0.87% Monday broke above Key resistance at 24500, if that holds, a move to 25000-25200 or higher is seen in here. Near term is Bullish, as long […]

President Trump’s Tax Policies Take Hold, DJIA Cracked Key Resistance

President Trump’s Tax Policies Take Hold, DJIA Cracked Key Resistance

President Trump’s Tax Policies Take Hold, DJIA Cracked Key Resistance $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President Trump’s Tax Cuts are Awesome The S&P 500 finished higher by 0.8% at 2677.84 after crack its 50-D MA at 2687. The DJIA and the NAS Com also finished a just below their 50-Day MA, adding 0.9% and 0.7%, respectively […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Global stock indices see more Northside in the coming sessions after trading lower to sideways. PE DJIA at 24360.14, -0.50% and DAX at 12442.40, +0.22%) saw highs above 1st resistances on daily candles Friday. A clear break of those resistances could lead to 25000 and 12800-12900 respectively. But, if […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Global stock indices see more Northside in the coming sessions after trading lower to sideways. PE DJIA at 24483.05, +1.21%, and DAX at 12415.01, +0.98% have moved up, and now have important resistances just above current marks. At this writing the futures are flat to unchanged. Note: […]

US Stocks in Consolidation Mode, Not in Bear Market

US Stocks in Consolidation Mode, Not in Bear Market

US Stocks in Consolidation Mode, Not in Bear Market $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Thursday, US stocks bounced, as expectations that lower US taxes will drive corporate earnings added to fading worries about a US military conflict with Russia in Syria. We are seeing some early optimism ahead of earnings season’s kick-off Friday, and there no […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Global stock indices see more Northside in the coming sessions after trading lower to sideways. PE DJIA at 24189.45, -0.90% is trading below 24500 as expected and continues ranged for now with support at 23500. No major movement expected at least in the next 2-3 sessions. DAX at […]

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