Major markets continue to drift lower amidst geopolitical uneasiness.  For the first time since the election, the S&P 500 and the Dow have closed below their 50-day moving averages.  The Nasdaq remains above, but has also been soft lately.  The next major support on the S&P 500 is 2316, which equates to the 20 day…click to read more.

A large intraday swing resulted from Janet Yellin’s FOMC minutes discussion.  Though no interest rate announcements were forthcoming, the Fed’s goal for reducing its bond holdings spooked the market and wiped out intraday gains.  Despite the disappointment, major markets are still holding key support levels, including the 50-day moving average. All sectors are flat, except…click to read more.

Markets have rebounded strongly in the last couple of trading days in the aftermath of the failed healthcare reform cancelled vote in the House of Representatives. Speaker Paul Ryan has vowed not to give up, but the stronger catalyst for a rebound might be President Trump’s rollback on environmental regulations that should primarily help the…click to read more.

Political fallout left Wall Street worrying about the timing of President Trump’s market-friendly policy plans earlier this week.  A single day drop in the S&P Tuesday was the largest since September.  Now the major impact to the agenda lies in a Congressional vote on the Obamacare replacement bill, which is expected to be a close…click to read more.

All major markets have perked up following the Fed’s 25 basis point increase in interest rates.  The S&P 500 has created a bowl-shaped pattern, having snapped out of a two-week malaise, and the Nasdaq has broken out to a new high.  The change in rates was well telegraphed and widely anticipated, especially on the heels…click to read more.

After breaking out to new highs a week ago, the S&P 500 has had three straight losing sessions, and is sagging.  At this point, many consider it to be a normal pullback and a dip that may be buyable.  The Nasdaq and Dow also have backed off, but have slightly more bullish price action.  The…click to read more.

All major U.S. markets popped after President Trump’s speech to the joint chambers of Congress.  The Dow broke above 21K, and the S&P 500 eclipsed the 2400 level for the first time.  This came one day after the longest consecutive winning streak in 30 years in the Dow was broken.  Another price action of note…click to read more.

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