Strange Signals



V-shaped recoveries have become the accepted norm and this has held true through December when once again a swift dip was quickly bought and the indexes returned to new highs. As the recent dip struggles to make a new marginal high, has this tried and true formula begun to run it’s course? It seems odd to me that the one […]

Stock Market Returns In Years Ending In 5 – Business Insider

Sam Ro

Jan. 7, 2015, 7:23 PM

From MKM Partners’ Jonathan Krinsky: “There are likely different explanations for this, and while the results span 130 years, the actual number of samples is quite small. With that said, the results are quite remarkable. Since 1885, there have been 13 years ending in “five.” The Dow Jones Industrial Average has been up 12 of […]

Is The Selling Done?

After five days of selling, markets managed to bounce a bit today. Yesterday, stocks plunged mid-morning, sending SPX down to test 2000. Soon after, buyers started to trickle in.Taking a look at the indices and the sector ETFs, we see that financials and biotechs led the market bounce:XLF (financial) was up +1.05%, while BTK (biotech) was up +3.01%. PBJ (food […]

Stock Market Happy Holidays :: The Market Oracle :: Financial …

Stock Market Happy HolidaysStock-Markets / Stock Markets 2014Dec 27, 2014 – 08:07 PM GMTBy: Tony_CaldaroThe week started at SPX 2071. On Monday the market rallied to the previous all time high at SPX 2079. Then on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday it made higher highs, reaching SPX 2093. For the week the SPX/DOW gained 1.15%, the NDX/NAZ gained 0.85%, and the […]

It’s Always Paranoiac At the Highs

Is this time different? Is oil down because we just have a shit load of it, or is it because the global economies are sucking at growth so badly that we”ll never have to fire up another factory again?  Does this action portend a vicious black swan that only few can see? Crude has just about been cut in half […]

TraderFeed: Some Dark Clouds on the Stock Market Horizon

TraderFeed: Some Dark Clouds on the Stock Market Horizon

Some Dark Clouds on the Stock Market HorizonIt’s been a great run in stocks from the mid-October lows, fueled by significant buying pressure coming out of those lows. By mid-November, my measures were showing diminished upside momentum, but not the kind of weakness that would normally lead to meaningful intermediate-term corrections. By […]

Stock Market Uncertainty Resolved With New High :: The Market …

Stock Market Uncertainty Resolved With New HighStock-Markets / Stock Markets 2014Aug 25, 2014 – 07:22 PM GMTBy: Andre_GratianCurrent Position of the MarketSPX: Very Long-term trend – The very-long-term cycles are in their down phases, and if they make their lows when expected, there will be another steep decline into late 2014. However, the Fed policy of keeping interest rates low […]

Another Interesting Stock Market Juncture :: The Market Oracle …

Another Interesting Stock Market JunctureStock-Markets / Stock Markets 2014Aug 24, 2014 – 01:46 PM GMTBy: Tony_CaldaroUS markets rise for third week in a row. The week started off with a gap up on monday, and then continued to rise every day until thursday. When it hit a new all time high at SPX 1995. A pullback on friday ended the […]

TraderFeed: When is the Stock Market Overbought and Oversold?

Abnormal Returns posted a few particularly good links yesterday; check out the study of how returns early in the market day predict those later in the day. I’ll have more to say about that topic later this weekend, as it dovetails nicely with recent observations regarding who is participating in markets. Also worth a read is Adam Grimes’ post regarding […]

Stock Market at the Precipice :: The Market Oracle :: Financial …

Stock Market at the PrecipiceStock-Markets / Stock Markets 2014Aug 13, 2014 – 05:32 PM GMTBy: Anthony_CherniawskiGood Afternoon!SPX appears to be wrapping up its retracement at the 50% Fibonacci level. This is an irregular Wave 2 in the form of an expanding diagonal. Normally we see prices go to the mid-Cycle resistance, but the SPX does not appear as if it […]