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Major U.S. Markets are hovering just below all-time highs.  In fact, the Nasdaq breached it intraday before pulling back.  Comments from Fed VP Fischer spooked the markets somewhat earlier in the week by leaving the range of possible actions on rate increases wide open.  Dollar strength and oil weakness were also contributors to a pullback […]

In this weeks market forecast we will take a look at the indexes including the spx, dow, nasdaq, and the russell. We will see what we can expect in the next week for market action. We will also look at sectors represented by the etf’s of the financials, gold, bonds, and oil. We will also […]

After touching record highs, U.S. markets settled in just below.  Fed comments indicate no rate hike in June, but the “meeting to meeting” outlook left markets flat and directionless.  Soft GDP growth, wage growth, and low inflation leave little short term reason for increasing lending rates going by the numbers.  Micro seasonality for 7th years […]

In this weeks market forecast we will take a look at the indexes including the spx, dow, nasdaq, and the russell. We will see what we can expect in the next week for market action. We will also look at sectors represented by the etf’s of the financials, gold, bonds, and oil. We will also […]

U.S. Markets flirted with new highs this past week before retreating on weak volume.  There are both bullish and bearish signals, and it will be interesting to see if the bullish ascending triangle pattern that has formed will overcome the effects of seasonality and sub par revenue performance.   News of five major banks pleading guilty […]

In this weeks market forecast we will take a look at the indexes including the spx, dow, nasdaq, and the russell. We will see what we can expect in the next week for market action. We will also look at sectors represented by the etf’s of the financials, gold, bonds, and oil. We will also […]

The overall U.S. markets have pulled back toward the center of their range, as a lack of buying volume needed for a breakout to new highs failed to materialize.  Janet Yellin said out loud what many professionals were already thinking…U.S. market valuations are getting relatively high.  European markets are considered by some to be a […]


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