3 Winning Stocks

3 Winning Stocks

We’ve officially made it to the last day of the full trading week of 2020, and it seems like the market is ready to put the Iran conflict in the rearview mirror.The international incident (which could have started a war) didn’t even spark a gold or bond market rally....
Market Changes Focus

Market Changes Focus

The threat of war with Iran seems to be mostly over, and I think the market agrees with me.The VIX -- also known as the Fear Index -- didn’t budge after the U.S. airstrike or Iran’s retaliatory attack. And as I write this, the VIX is down 4.7% on the day. I’ve...
Iran Attacks

Iran Attacks

The retaliation nobody has been hoping for occurred last night: Iran fired missiles at U.S. forces in Iraq.With the official escalation from Iran, investors have every right to be wary of the market's reaction.However, it looks to me (and the market) as though Iran...
War…What War?

War…What War?

Investors are nervous… even if the market isn’t reacting.The U.S. airstrike that killed a top Iranian general has significantly increased tensions in the middle east.  The big questions investors are asking is whether Iran will retaliate against the U.S. and...
Global Economy Impacted?

Global Economy Impacted?

It’s the first Monday of 2020, and we already have major things occurring with Iran driving the market.Last week the U.S. launched an airstrike in Iran, killing one of their top generals.With so much friction between Iran and the U.S., a lot of questions have been...
Global Turmoil

Global Turmoil

We’re seeing big moves today in just about everything -- stocks, bonds and commodities.Last night the U.S. launched an airstrike that killed one of Iran’s top generals. Iran has already promised retaliation, and investors are nervous.We’re seeing a flight to safety:...
Warning…FED Data!

Warning…FED Data!

Hope everyone had a fantastic New Year’s. We have jobless claims coming out today and FOMC minutes tomorrow. Today, I’ll review how I expect them to move the market...But more important than any report this week is one major technical factor -- how extremely...
Crucial Trading Info For 2020!

Crucial Trading Info For 2020!

Hope everyone has a fantastic New Year’s eve. I just want to give everyone a quick update before 2020 hits so that you can end the year on the right note.The S&P 500 is petering out right now, so I won’t be shocked if we move lower to the 50-day moving average or...
Dow at Crucial Levels

Dow at Crucial Levels

I’m expecting slow and fragmented market action this week, but the report I’m putting all my attention on is Consumer Confidence.With consumers making up 70%-80% of the GDP -- this is going to be big.Aside from the report coming out tomorrow, the market is showing me...
3 Fastest Gaining Stocks

3 Fastest Gaining Stocks

Today I’m looking at the call-to-put ratio, which is sending out a major signal to the market.The ratio tells us whether investors are pouring money into calls (bullish sentiment) or puts (bearish sentiment).I usually only look at this ratio when it hits extremes and...