Category: Daily Report

Has the Equities Market Found a Bottom?

Posted on May 16th, 2022

Is the Market Finding Support at Least for Now? One day reversal usually do not speak for a trend forming. Usually the security needs a day, two or three follow through. Japanese candle sticks are a technical chart view and means to assess reversal or continuation patterns for securities. One could make for a case […]

Contrarian Trader or Trend Trader?

Posted on May 10th, 2022

How you Trade is Your Decision Yesterday the discussion was what it means to be a contrarian trader. The idea behind being a contrarian trader is that you would not fall victim to the herd. If everyone is doing things one way, and it isn’t necessarily the right way, everyone in that group is at […]

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 […]

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 […]

Economic Data that may Affect the Stock Market 

Posted on March 29th, 2022

Economic Data / Reports Coming Out this Week Tuesday we get the reading on the Consumer Confidence Index. Friday we get the non-farm Payrolls report. The more important or rather more impactful to the market typically is the Non-farm Payrolls as it speaks to employment and how many American workers are employed in the U.S, […]

Most Eyes on the Federal Reserve This Week 

Posted on March 14th, 2022

Amidst the War between Russia and Ukraine Investors still have the Fed to Worry About There is a great deal of humanitarian efforts going on in the world to help the people of Ukraine. That situation is not over and may linger longer than any of us would like.  That situation is causing our US […]

Apple, Inc. (AAPL) Stock Options Show Optimism Remains

Posted on March 8th, 2022

Intra Day Price Volatility in the Stock Markets The stock market had a roller coaster type of day today. Let’s talk about the ‘Diamonds’ for example.  The SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust (DIA) opened up and traded down in price almost from the get-go. After President Biden spoke about sanctions against Russia the […]

The Upcoming Jobs Report and What it May Mean to the Market

Posted on March 4th, 2022

US Jobs Report As if the markets weren’t volatile enough we get the important US Jobs report tomorrow morning. Below is a list of three reports all due out at 8:30am US ET Non-Farm Payrolls Unemployment Rate Average Hourly Earnings Options Opportunities for a Bull or Bear Market Move Jobs reports don’t usually cause quite […]

Quite the Bullish Reversal in the Stock Market Today 

Posted on February 24th, 2022

Based off today’s price action you would think the war and tensions between Russia and Ukraine was over. The Dow was down over 800 points early and then proceeded to rally into the close 92-points higher for the day. The S&P500 trade down 2- to 2.5% lower erased those losses and finished higher by 1.5%. […]

Technical Concern for the Stock Market Based on This Week

Posted on February 18th, 2022

I use the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), which has as its’ goal being able to track the  performance of the S&P 500 Index as the instrument to reflect what is going on with the equities market. The SPY is at risk of reaching the prior price lows of January. I have emphasized the […]