8:39:56 PM EDT |
A less bad conclusion to the G20 meeting lifted stocks at the open.
12:50:53 AM EDT |
Only five days left before the G20 showdown.
12:03:43 AM EDT |
Time is Short
Time is short for President Trump to ink a deal with China and keep that problem from killing his reelection.
12:36:01 AM EDT |
One Down, One to Go
The Mexican trade war is over, but China is still festering.
5:28:46 PM EDT |
Still Going and Going
A new trade war erupted with Mexico to cloud the headlines.
8:32:06 PM EDT |
More Pain Ahead
The trade war has devolved into a cold war with no end in sight.
4:26:37 PM EDT |
Decline Not Over
The decline in the prior weeks was due and the rebound was nice but the danger is not over.
3:52:45 PM EDT |
A 2.5% dip is a buying opportunity only if you are a trader.
5:29:48 PM EDT |
There is a possible buying opportunity if the trade deal send us back to correction territory.
6:28:14 PM EDT |
Don't Buy Highs
Adding long term LEAPS positions should be done on dips not market highs.
10:29:18 PM EDT |
Buying interest has been minimal as we near the prior highs.
6:23:25 PM EDT |
Don't Buy Tops
While the market is nearing new record highs that is not a buy signal.
9:52:29 PM EDT |
Earnings Picture Improving
The forecast for Q1 is for a -2.1% decline in earnings but 82% of early reporters have beaten estimates.
8:00:47 PM EDT |
Rushing into Earnings
Friday's rebound coupled with positive futures looks good for an earnings run.
7:35:08 PM EDT |
Recent comments suggest a trade deal may not be completed for a long time.
9:20:24 PM EDT |
With the China state visit sliding farther into the future, investors are playing a waiting game.
6:54:53 PM EDT |
Investors are watching the trade headlines for signs of a conclusion.
8:37:56 PM EDT |
New trade headlines sparked a futures rally on Sunday evening.
10:06:39 PM EDT |
Hope is Still Alive
Moving the goal posts on the Chinese tariff deadline kept hope alive.
5:50:45 PM EDT |
Headlines suggesting progress in the China talks lifted the markets.
8:08:32 PM EDT |
News there would not be a meeting between Trump and Xi roiled the markets.
8:45:16 PM EDT |
The markets posted another weekly gain on expectations for a trade deal.
8:56:36 PM EDT |
Calm Before the Storm
The major indexes paused their streak of gains ahead of tech earnings week.
8:29:06 PM EDT |
The flurry of earnings warnings are injecting uncertainty into the market.
8:38:07 PM EDT |
Three Weeks of Gains
We may be approaching a pothole ahead given the uncertainty over earnings.
8:06:33 PM EDT |
Off to a Good Start
A positive first week and strongly positive futures suggests further gains.
6:09:56 PM EDT |
Out with a Bang
With the futures up +20 Sunday night, 2018 could go out with a bang.