Market Outlook

S&P Hugging Upper Bollinger Band; Should Traders Worry?

Some believe this means the market is overbought, but I'm of a different opinion. Read Article

The Nasdaq Has This Bull Market By the Horns

With its triple-top breakout, it has taken the lead over the more conservative indices. Read Article

3 Reasons the S&P 500 Will Hit 2000

The S&P 500 could very well hit the 2000 mark as the market's bearish undertones give way to a host of improving tailwinds. Read Article

3 Rules for Trading This Bull Market

When technicals take over -- like they have in this bull market -- traders who stick to discipline and these simple rules will come out ahead. Read Article

Sell Overpriced Bonds While You Still Have the Chance

Decreased political risk and Fed commentary are likely to negatively impact bond prices. Read Article

Why Do We Care About Jackson Hole?

Once a year, the world turns its eyes on Jackson Hole when it becomes the center of global economic policy. Read Article

These 2 Stocks Might Copy Kinder Morgan’s MLP Reversion

Other large MLPs could follow KMI's lead, absorbing MLPs back into one company. Should investors be worried? Read Article

Q2 Earnings Update – Will Retail Spoil This Robust Earnings Season?

Q2 growth rates are better, more companies are coming ahead of estimates, and there is even some modest improvement on the guidance front. Yet, the retail sector remains the outlier. Read Article

Large Number of Sell Signals Should Give Traders Pause

There are two things I'd like to see before making additional bullish commitments. Read Article

3 Reasons Why Russia-Ukraine Matters

Further escalation between Russia and Ukraine looks likely before this is all done, which comes at a time of vulnerability for the economy and markets. Read Article

5 Signs of a Looming Market Collapse

The economy is rosy -- all is well, right? Not so fast. These 5 ETF charts show an undercurrent of worry for Wall Street. Read Article

Put Some of Your Accumulated Cash To Work

The S&P 500 has penetrated overhead resistance with a fresh buy signal. Read Article

Biotech is the Best Buy in This Market

Bargain hunters should focus on biotechs since momentum is clearly on their side. Read Article

Russia Crisis Makes Europe a No-Go Area for Investors

After being the darling for much of the year, economic weakness and the Ukraine have caused sentiment to sour on European stocks. Read Article

Europe’s Economy Is Looking Wheezy – Linkfest (Aug 13)

It looks like Europe is struggling to grow GDP again. Well, minus the marshmallow printing industry across the pond. That's booming! Read Article

The Market Selloff Might Not Be Over – Here’s What to Do

With the market bouncing up and down in August, are we stuck with the market selloff? And what should investors do about it? Read Article

Stay on the Sidelines Until Market’s Conundrum is Resolved

The Dow is struggling with a narrow range, and the trend could go either way. Read Article

So How About Those Low Interest Rates? – Linkfest (Aug 12)

Yep, still waiting for those higher treasury bond yields. It's like watching plaint dry at this point. Read Article

Strength of the Junior Indices is Encouraging, But…

Volume and breadth are at typical summer lows and fail to confirm a bottom. Read Article

Hedge Funds Sent Scrambling by Goldman Sachs

Only those hedge funds generating the highest profits will make the cut. Where will the other funds go for financing, and who will benefit? Read Article