Stock Market News and Analysis

Money Calendar Alert: Opportunities This Week

Posted on May 9th, 2022

Money Calendar is showing definitively green this week, meaning there are more candidate with a history of bullish over bearish price moves in its history the past 10-years. We know though, that today’s market environment hasn’t been playing out as consistent with all the concerns of a war going on, high inflation causing our Fed […]

Oil is a Bullish Sector in a Bearish Market

Posted on May 6th, 2022

The Oil Sector is at Year-to-Date Highs The market is in e bearish slide overall with the Dow down 9.96% Year-to-Date (YTD), the NASDAQ is down 22.45%, which could be qualified as a recession for that market, and the S&P 500 is down 13.91% all at the time of this write up. The choice is […]

A Japanese Candlestick Chart Pattern Indicating the Markets May Continue Lower

Posted on May 5th, 2022

The Markets Digested the Fed and Continued to Slide The markets like certainty. I said this previously in my Toms Newsletter for May 04, 2022. Based on today’s price action and the fact the markets had it’s worst or one of its worst trading days for 2022, it seems they only liked what they heard […]

Options Trading Ahead of the Fed

Posted on May 3rd, 2022

Ask Yourself This Question When we are coming in to an announcement from the Federal Reserve on what they are going to do with short-term interest rates – or the Fed Announcement, you may find yourself holding open options trades/positions. Would you open this position today? If so, one can make the decision to keep […]

Could the Markets Have Found a Bottom for Now?

Posted on May 2nd, 2022

Another Wild Ride in the Stock Market Today There have been times in this bearish market slide for the markets where the markets close higher for the day. It is then immediately followed up in the next day or two or three with a sell off. What makes us think this day, where the markets […]

Price Volatility in the Stock Market is Still with Us – Thanks Amazon

Posted on April 29th, 2022

If one looks at the performance of the Dow Jones Industrial Average on a day like yesterday they would think Wow! The markets are  on fire and things are going really well! But for those of us that have been paying attention to the markets and this is a large part of our livelihood you […]

Intermarket Analysis View Based on Options Analysis

Posted on April 28th, 2022

Intermarket Analysis is where one analyzes more than one related class of assets – such as stocks, bonds, commodities, and / or currencies. Analysis like this can either help determine the strength or weakness of the asset class being considered. The man given credit for introducing this concept is John Murphy, a financial market analyst […]

Tom’s Weekly Newsletter April 27th, 2022

Posted on April 27th, 2022

Originally published on April 20th, 2022. Subscribe for early access! Earnings Season is Under Way And things overall seem to be off to a decent start. JP Morgan Chase (JPM) reported an earnings miss and CEO Jamie Dimon issued words of concern about the markets going forward, yet the financials (which I use the XLF […]

Stocks that are Bucking the Down Trend in the Markets

Posted on April 26th, 2022

Right now, there is One Word for Stock Market Behavior One word comes to mind when a view of the charts of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the NASDAQ and or the S&P 500… and that word is Timber!!!!!!!!!!! Meaning the stock market indices are falling like a lumberjack falls trees in a forest. Take […]

An Approach to Earnings Season with Money Calendar 

Posted on April 22nd, 2022

We are in earnings season so what one has to manage is their expectations on Money Calendar patterns keeping the earnings date in mind. We are not advocates of holding an options trade over an earnings announcement, even a straddle has rules as my Operation Surge Strike colleague and friend Mike Wade teaches in his […]