Market Analysis

Fear Sparks Sell-off, but How Long Will It Last?

After two months of sideways market action, during which I’ve been warning of a stock market... Read More

After two months of sideways market action, during which I’ve been warning of a stock market correction, the dam finally broke on Friday. The decline was led by the small-cap Russell 2000,... Read More

4 Signs the Market is Sputtering

The U.S. stock market looked sluggish for the second consecutive week, with all major indices... Read More

The U.S. stock market looked sluggish for the second consecutive week, with all major indices moving 1% or less. The best performer thus far in 2016 has been the small-cap Russell 2000, which closed... Read More

Read This Before You Jump Back Into Energy Stocks

Oil prices are dragging down the market this morning as we got news that China is ramping up... Read More

Oil prices are dragging down the market this morning as we got news that China is ramping up exports of refined products and the U.S. rig count increased again. But lately, I’ve been hearing a... Read More

Warning: Stay Far Away From This Dying Sector

Growing up in Philly, I developed an appreciation for the “little guy.” My father,... Read More

Growing up in Philly, I developed an appreciation for the “little guy.” My father, uncle and grandmother were all small business owners, and some of my fondest memories were the times I... Read More

Caution: Risk/Reward Favors the Bears

All major U.S. stock indices except the small-cap Russell 2000 posted a slight weekly gain. Despite... Read More

All major U.S. stock indices except the small-cap Russell 2000 posted a slight weekly gain. Despite last week’s poor showing, the Russell 2000 is actually leading the market higher this year,... Read More

Market’s Advance May be About to Stall

The U.S. stock market resumed its rally last week, following three weeks of mostly sideways price... Read More

The U.S. stock market resumed its rally last week, following three weeks of mostly sideways price activity within a narrow range. Following a much-better-than-expected July jobs report on Friday, the... Read More

Get Prepared for the Upcoming Sell-off Immediately

The market has continued to move to new highs, defying all fundamental and historical logic. But... Read More

The market has continued to move to new highs, defying all fundamental and historical logic. But while stock prices can become disjointed from reality, they rarely stay that way for long. I expect... Read More