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Silicon Valley Bank Run
March Onward: As discussed last week, we exited February oversold on the charts having navigated quite a normal weak February in the S&P500. And? Global equity markets had a strong week last week ending higher across the board. Equity markets rebounded on the week amid relative calm on the economic…
February Ending and HTX Rodeo Kick-off: The S&P500 lost ground for its third consecutive week as concerns rose surrounding the Federal Reserve’s fight against inflation having yet to reach the final innings. We enter this week oversold on the charts having navigated a quite normal weak February in the S&P500….
The market is closed today, Monday the 20th, for the Presidents Day holiday. S&P Fell: Last week the markets gave back a little bit more of January’s strong returns. The indexes finished the week with their worst week for 2023, with technology, communication services, and small caps dragging down the…
Golden Cross on 2 – 2- 2023
The Golden Cross?
S&P Rising: The S&P500 rose 1.6% last week led by the Nasdaq’s 3.3% rally with high-growth technology, discretionary, and communication service sectors leading the way. As it’s been for 2023, energy and defensive stocks, utilities, and staples, once again brought up the rear. The S&P500 ended the week at 4,136,…
Earnings Parade and the Federal Reserve
Break on Through to the Other Side?
When Head and Shoulders would be Good
Slowing Wages Gives Markets Higher Lows
Turn the Page, 2022 Ends Opposite 2021
Concluding the Year: 2022 is in the books and it wasn’t pretty for investors. Both stock and bond volatility rose substantially last year. The Fed induced bear markets in both stocks and bonds and the standard 60/40 portfolio endured its worst annual loss since 1937. The value and price-weighted Dow…
Stormy Xmas Weather-Scrooged
Inflation Watch: Equity markets were down last week as investors remained worried about slower economic growth and a deteriorating profit outlook for 1st half 2023 as the Fed and other global central banks remain on inflation watch. According to Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, global equity outflows totaled a record $41.9…