Despite Back-to-Back GDP Contraction, the Stock Market Still Rallied 

Tom Gentile

Posted in Daily Report

By: Tom Gentile on July 28th, 2022 • 2 mins read

US Equities finished the trading day up higher than they opened, which makes for a bullish day of trade. 

The Dow was up 332 points, the NASDAQ closed up +132 and S&P 500 rose 48.82- points.

All of the major averages have a chance to realize a winning week,  They also have a chance at having their best month this year.

There are articles over various financial news websites where one can read investment strategists give their opinion on what the GDP report today (and the fact it contracted a second time in a row) means for the market.

What I gather from many folks opinion is they believe a recession is more likely than not, but that the recession will not be as bad as originally thought. I believe I read the actual words any recessionary environment will be mild.

My goal is to keep charting and looking at what the charts reflect as to where people are putting money to work or where they are pulling out there money. If I see a rotation from one sector of the market and in to another I can base my options trading decisions on that analysis.

The Morning Report Lists show where the activity for Calls and Puts are and I can see if a decision based on that data is cause for a trade. Work with your brokers to make similar assessments and if you show them these lists I wish you and your financial team all the best of success.

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The two lists above will have the options on their longer than the two below because the data shows options activity that has happened more than just a day.

The next two lists below may be more helpful in ones’ decision making due to the fact they reflect current activity on the options listed.

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App: Toms Option Tools

Market Insight articles may show images of lists of stocks meeting a variety of options parameters like Unusual Call and or Put activity or Expensive IV found on my app Toms Option Tools.

Other times I will have other charts may work to amplify my educational points. 

Those options data lists, however, can be found on my app Tom’s Option Tools. Use your device to search up and download this app and get free access to the Morning Reports section of the app.

Other parts of the app are available at a premium subscription rate, but the Morning Reports Lists are yours free.