Market Analysis

How to Beat This Ultra Rare Market Condition

Investors seem lost right now.  A week ago, the American Association of Individual Investors... Read More

Investors seem lost right now.  A week ago, the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII) Sentiment Survey showed the number of investors who were “neutral” on the market... Read More

Market Reaches Crucial Decision Point

#-ad_banner-# The major U.S. stock indices finished last week essentially unchanged, on the heels... Read More

#-ad_banner-# The major U.S. stock indices finished last week essentially unchanged, on the heels of back-to-back positive weeks, as the benchmark S&P 500 ran into a wall of formidable overhead... Read More

This Long-Dead Sector is Staging a Huge Turnaround

Natural resource stocks were the worst-performing group in 2015, with the sector plummeting nearly... Read More

Natural resource stocks were the worst-performing group in 2015, with the sector plummeting nearly 27%. But since its January lows, this group has been on a tear, more than doubling the return of the... Read More

Chart Warns Blue Chips May be Peaking

The major U.S. stock indices posted their third negative weekly close on Friday. The benchmark... Read More

The major U.S. stock indices posted their third negative weekly close on Friday. The benchmark S&P 500 ended the week 3.1% off its April 20 high, which came two days after I warned readers going... Read More

This is a Dangerous Place to Go Long

Last week, the major U.S. stock indices recovered the previous week’s losses and then some, led higher by the small-cap Russell 2000, which gained 3.1%. However, the Russell and the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100, the other perennial market leader, are still in negative… Read More

Fear Could Spark a Deeper Decline

The major U.S. stock indices posted another negative weekly close last week, led lower by the... Read More

The major U.S. stock indices posted another negative weekly close last week, led lower by the small-cap Russell 2000, which lost 1.4% and is now down 1.9% for 2016. The tech-heavy Nasdaq 100, another... Read More

Correction Appears to be Under Way

The major U.S. stock indices gave back the previous week’s gains and then some last week, due... Read More

The major U.S. stock indices gave back the previous week’s gains and then some last week, due in part to tepid March new home sales and weaker-than-expected Q1 GDP. They were led lower by the... Read More