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Global markets update: Is it make or break time?

In the last post we discussed the divergence between the different market caps for US equities. The hypothesis was that this divergence between large cap strength and mid/small cap weakness, coupled with seasonality trends, could spark a short term sell off in domestic equities. 587 more words

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S&P 500 Index analysis 5/3/16

S&P 500 Index is in an underlying uptrend as the market continues to build value at successively higher prices.  Bulls remain in control of the market above the previous swing low/outside return of the uptrend around 2026 (E-mini S&P 500 Index Futures). 41 more words

Global Weekly Technical (Week 2-6 May, 16)

Standard & Poor 500

Points of interest:

  1. Resistance zone: 2,115-2,130
  2. Immediate support level: 2,042
  3. RSI sloped downward, while the index remains in bullish mode.
  4. Projection: The index expect to come under pressure, as RSI is clear to diverge from the index bullish trend.
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Weekly Digest

$ES_F Average Intraday Volatility: 29-Apr-16

Volatility 14.22 ticks ▲ from Fri 22-Apr-16
Avg(5 day) Volatility 11.66 ticks ▲

Futures Trading

Irresistible Force

by Jason Norris, CFA
Executive Vice President of Research

When we met with clients in January of this year we highlighted our thesis that while 2015’s equity returns were anemic and there were concerns at the outset of 2016, we maintained that the equity bull market was not over. 339 more words

Weekly Market Makers

Why Diversification Doesn't Always Seem to Work

One of the most common mantras among investment advisors is that you should diversify your investments. This is sound advice, but why are some questioning it today? 816 more words

DIG-ging Deep

Sell in May and go away?

Tomorrow is the last trading day for the month of April and after a 15% uninterrupted rally in the S&P 500 over the last couple of months, the question on everyone’s mind will likely reflect the old adage: “Is it time to sell in May and go away?” 529 more words

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