Stock Market News and Analysis

Tom’s Weekly Newsletter September 14th, 2022

Posted on September 14th, 2022

Dead Cat Bounce? Or is this a More Meaningful Bounce for the Stock Market? At the time of this writing the NASDAQ, as well as the Dow and the S&P were trading higher and looking like they will close as such. For the NASDAQ it ended a 7-trading day slide. If you’ve never heard of […]

Major Stock Market Averages Have their Worst Day since June of 2020

Posted on September 13th, 2022

If you want to see what a bludgeoning looks like in the stock market, as in the markets got bludgeoned today, look no further than today’s price action. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 1276-points. It’s been a long time since I saw the NASDAQ down over 4% let lone the 5.16% it was […]

How to Use Headline News to Find Option Trading Opportunity

Posted on September 12th, 2022

There are a variety of financial news networks that you can find on TV. There are what seems like an infinite number more websites that cater to those interested in what’s going on with the Stock Market. This educational piece isn’t going to recommend which ones to watch and or read. Nor are we going […]

The Stock Market was Bullish Even with the Fed Chairman’s Comments Today

Posted on September 8th, 2022

‘Until the Job is Done.’  That is what Federal Reserve Chairman Powell said as to how long they will continue to use all the tools necessary and at their disposal to fight inflation. The equities markets, which I use the SPY to represent equities in these educational articles, are continuing the bounce started yesterday. It […]

Tom’s Weekly Newsletter September 7th, 2022

Posted on September 7th, 2022

The Downward Slide in the Financial Markets Continues One of the traits of a downtrend is when you see a series of lower highs and lower lows. This market since the recent top hasn’t seen a bounce higher to create a pivot high to any degree. This rollover from the recent highs is proving to […]

Price Volatility in the Equities Market a Wild Ride Today 

Posted on September 6th, 2022

A simple explanation of price volatility for a stock is one that hits new highs and lows or moves in a manner that isn’t necessarily in  an orderly fashion. This type of activity classifies that stock as highly volatile. A stock that trades more orderly and trades at a much more stable / consistent price […]

Lighter Volume Sell Off in the Stock Market Prior to Labor Day Weekend 

Posted on September 2nd, 2022

The financial markets are going to be closed this coming Monday due to it being Labor Day. This usually sees Investors and traders heading out a bit early on Friday. Also, you may hear of talk that some traders don’t like to hold options positions over the weekend due to the uncertainty of what could […]

One Day Does Not Make a Trend in the Stock Market 

Posted on September 1st, 2022

The precious 4-trading days have not been kind to the bulls. Today, was a bullish reversal day in which the daily price action on the Dow, NADASQ and S&P closed higher than their open. That is considered a bullish day. The short-term trend prior to today on the SPY has not been bullish,  The SPY […]

Tom’s Weekly Newsletter September 1st, 2022

Posted on September 1st, 2022

Originally published via our newsletter previously. Subscribe for early access! How Far Back can the Markets Slide Before Finding Support? Today, the three major indices traded higher on the day. This doesn’t necessarily mean the slide is over, but it may stall a bit, especially since everyone seems to be waiting with bated breath for […]