Intraday Volatility Returns – How You Can Protect Your Portfolio

September 6th, 2022 Intraday Volatility Returns – How You Can Protect Your Portfolio I hope everyone enjoyed the Labor Day break.  It’s always good to take a step back and recharge your batteries, especially after Friday’s price action in the market.  We’re again at a point where the market is increasing in volatility and we’re […]

Timing Your Entry On Trending Stocks

September 1st, 2022 Timing Your Entry On Trending Stocks I thought this was supposed to be a week of low volume and no movement.  We got the low volume part, but someone forgot to turn off the selling algos before they left for an early vacation.   Before I get into some trade ideas and we […]

The Economy Won’t Quit – But Will The Market?

August 31st, 2022 What Happened To Fridays? Economic data came out on Tuesday and once again, the economy seems to be too strong and showing no signs of weakness.  The issue is that demand is still too high and that won’t help inflation, which means a more aggressive Fed is coming, as promised.   I want […]

What Happened To Fridays?

August 30th, 2022 What Happened To Fridays? Have you seen the movie, What Happened To Monday?  I feel like I should be asking the same thing about Friday.  Is it just me, or does it seem like every Friday has big moves and is usually to the downside? Tuesday continued the selling globally, but that’s […]

Two Market Scenarios After Fed Announces More Pain Is Coming

August 29th, 2022 Two Market Scenarios After Fed Announces More Pain Is Coming What a difference a day can make.  The Fed is back to making speeches that throw the market into a tailwind.  Channeling his inner Volcker on Friday, Powell said, “While higher interest rates, slower growth, and softer labor market conditions will bring […]

Why You Should Be Watching The Dollar And Not Gold

August 26th, 2022 Why You Should Be Watching The Dollar And Not Gold I’m going to write more about the Fed next week, after the meeting today.  We’ll see what they have in store for us, but I’ll be back next week talking about incrementalism and the Fed.   Until then, we had some surprising news […]

Profit From The Next Medical Crisis

August 25th, 2022 Profit From The Next Medical Crisis One keyword that has been gaining ground on a Google search I use is “Monkeypox.”  If you look at the news, you get headlines like Georgia children diagnosed with monkeypox, according to health officials or, Monkeypox in Michigan – State’s total cases rises to 143.     […]

Combining Indicators To Give You An Edge

August 24th, 2022 Combining Indicators To Give You An Edge It’s been a rough week for bullish traders unless you were in the Energy sector.  I thought Healthcare would be more on the rise than it has been, but for now, Energy and Utilities are on top of the monthly performance charts.   The reality […]

Stock Split Mania Hits Tesla

August 23rd, 2022 Stock Split Mania Hits Tesla I tried to warn everyone.  A pullback was in the works and took over the markets on Monday.  The 10-year note climbed above 3% and now there is more talk about the Fed increasing rates from 50 to 75 basis points in September since inflation is still […]

Is It Time To Get Defensive Again?

August 22nd, 2022 Is It Time To Get Defensive Again? Markets retreated from Tuesday’s high as economic data reported later in the week was mixed.  I think what we saw last week was the start of a healthy pullback, a monthly expiration, and more professionals returning from their vacations in the Hamptons, or wherever they […]