9:42:43 PM EDT |
Good Week for Equities
We had another good week despite continues weakness in energy.
7:14:24 PM EDT |
Energy Still a Drag
Despite the rebound in oil prices and energy equities, they are still the worst performers.
7:12:44 PM EDT |
Ready for Earnings
Now that the holiday volatility is behind us we are positioned for Q2 earnings.
6:44:34 PM EDT |
Unexpected volatility appeared and the Nasdaq closed at a 5-week low.
9:42:53 PM EDT |
Bring On the Window Dressing
This is quarter end window dressing week. Big cap techs should do well.
9:20:36 PM EDT |
The flash crash rebound failed with a retest of the lows but the indexes are holding in a sideways pattern.
8:56:27 PM EDT |
The big cap tech rally hit a pothole on Friday that turned into a mini flash crash.
6:56:09 PM EDT |
Bulls in Charge
The post-holiday week started off slow but ended with a bang.
9:05:08 PM EDT |
Calm Week, Positive Markets
The pre-holiday week was calm despite the Fed minutes and some economic reports with lower than expected numbers.
9:21:02 PM EDT |
A severe two-day market crash and rebound is the worst nightmare for long-term investors.
12:29:00 AM EDT |
The Nasdaq continues to support the market but the Dow is fading.
8:40:36 PM EDT |
Several stocks in the portfolio suffered negative volatility during the week.
8:21:31 PM EDT |
We have several changes this week with two positions being closed for a gain.
9:39:41 PM EDT |
Good Week for LEAPS
Last week was good for the portfolio with some laggards finally starting to surge.
12:51:53 AM EDT |
The calm expected in the market did not return as geopolitical events combined to push equities lower.
9:19:00 PM EDT |
Calm Market Ahead?
The coming week could be the calmest of the month with very few headlines to rock the market.
7:10:56 PM EDT |
The markets posted minor gains for the week with the Dow only rising +0.3%.
10:24:39 PM EDT |
The markets are looking toppy and individual stocks are starting to weaken.
11:47:58 PM EDT |
Another Good Week
Considering the markets traded flat for the week we saw some nice gains in individual positions.
10:08:41 PM EDT |
Just Passing Time
Investors had little interest in buying or selling last week as they wait for the headline storm next week.
9:50:21 PM EDT |
FOMO Trade in Progress
The FOMO trade is alive and well but eventually the urgency will pass.
7:28:29 PM EDT |
Good Week for Longs
Nobody can complain about a market making new highs and many stocks making highs when the market was negative.
7:17:19 PM EDT |
The markets continue to set new highs with every minor dip quickly bought.
5:49:15 PM EDT |
Bullish Sentiment Rising
With all but one major index closing at a new high on Friday the bulls are moving into stampede mode.
8:55:40 PM EDT |
Nasdaq New High
The big cap tech stocks managed to make a new high on Friday.
5:19:59 PM EDT |
Tech Running Away
Tech stocks led the market most of the week but short covering on the Dow was a big help
9:17:35 PM EDT |
No Material Movement
The markets moved sideways last week ahead of the inauguration event risk.
6:07:50 PM EDT |
Tech Stocks Flying
The big cap techs extended their gains and we have no complaints.
6:52:46 PM EDT |
The major indexes flirted with new highs and there were no big stock declines.
7:30:07 PM EDT |
The weakness in the Dow was felt in our Dow stock LEAP positions.