October 3rd, 2021

Stock Markets in October

Stock Markets in October Stocks started off October in a better mark from what was a downer September.   Equities bounced on Friday, the first trading day of the month after falling 5% in September.  Fears of debt defaults from Chinese corporations and slowing economic activity sparked the selloff.  The next few days can bring […]

September 19th, 2021

Stock Market Update

Stock Market Update We last issued a report on stock market direction at the beginning of September.  We had a bearish bias and since then the markets have turned lower with increased volatility.  Overall major stock indices are down between 2-5% in 2 weeks with some sectors of the market showing breakdowns.  And the mega-cap […]

September 5th, 2021

September Stock Markets

September Stock Markets As we all technically head back to business and some back to school, stock markets enter September at new highs.  But that could quickly change as new economic data shows slowing production and manufacturing.  As well, recent consumer data has also shown weak with spending slowing.  This may be in part due […]

August 29th, 2021

Next Week in Stock Markets

Next Week in Stock Markets Last week investors passed through a gauntlet of major news flow.  From the issues in Afghanistan intensifying to monetary policy in Jackson Hole, stock markets did see new highs to end the week.  The Nasdaq $QQQ index reached new heights as Fed chairman Jerome Powell signalled a slow exit of […]

February 15th, 2021

Stock Markets This Week

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December 17th, 2020

Federal Reserve Keeps Printing Press Going

Federal Reserve Keeps Printing Press Going Stock markets cheered the latest decision by the Federal Reserve in what is the final monetary policy decision of 2020.  Fed chairman Jerome Powell signalled the reserve will buy large amounts of government and corporate bonds, $120 Billion per month.  This is to ensure that the current pace of […]

December 6th, 2020

Santa Claus Rally

Santa Claus Rally This year has been one for the record books.  From a complete global economic shutdown due to a fast moving virus we also have had the social impacts if social distancing and working from home.  Investors have had similar abrupt changes to the financial markets and there have been some unordinary price […]

September 24th, 2020

Stock Markets Selloff

Stock Markets Selloff Stock markets selloff around the globe as investors begin pricing in potential changes in the White House.  Joe Biden leads in early consensus polls and has so far been successful in calling out President Trump’s failures during his first term.  The COVID virus and the economic fallout, along with bungled global trade […]

July 5th, 2020

Alternative Energy Stocks Breaking Out

Alternative Energy Stocks Breaking Out Electric vehicle makers and alternative energy stocks are showing leadership over the past month and posted sharp gains.  Investors continue to gravitate towards the sector, led by Tesla Inc., which posted a beat in quarterly vehicle deliveries.  Likewise, other EV car makers offer potential in Nio Inc. and Fuel Cell […]

June 12th, 2020

Stock Market V-Shaped Recovery Vs. Weak Global Economy

Stock Market V-Shaped Recovery Vs. Weak Global Economy Stock Markets have staged a massive recovery off the lows seen in March helped by persistent monetary and fiscal support.  Global central banks continue to provide ample liquidity to provide economic support as credit market remain turbulent with unemployment readings near all time highs and global economies […]

April 6th, 2020

Stock Markets in Bear Market Territory

Stock markets enter into bear market territory as COVID-19 has shut down the US economy.  Last week saw the most unemployment claims since the Great Recession as nearly 7 million Americans have filed.  Stocks continued the downtrend last week with a 2% average weekly decline.  We believe stocks have further to decline, moving lower in […]

January 3rd, 2020

US and Iran on the Brink of War

US and Iran on the Brink of War.  Oil prices spiked overnight after the killing of the military leader of Iran.  This is the result of retaliation from last weeks rocket attacks on the US Embassy in Iraq.  If it is one thing that can change the direction of a bull market, it is the […]

May 9th, 2019

April 9 2019 Game Plan

  $Global Stock Markets are trending mostly flat is Asian And European overnight trading with no real macro news out to drive direction today.  North American stock futures are also trading flat.  $WTI Crude Oil futures are unchanged, at $64.50 and have performed strongly in the last week up $7 per contract – we may […]

May 8th, 2019

April 8 2019 Game Plan

  $Global Stock Markets are showing mixed performance this morning with Asia flat and Europe slightly higher.   Investors are awaiting Q1 corporate earnings, set to begin next week, to show how earnings growth expectations have held up during contentious $US/China trade negotiations, $Brexit discussions which have gone nowhere and slowing overall $Global economics.  $US […]

April 29th, 2019

March 29 2019 Game Plan

  $Global Stock Markets are trading positive in Asian and European trading action.   A notable standout is the Shanghai Composite Index, which ended higher by over 3% on positive expectations around $US/China trade talks.   $Copper prices are also higher by more than 2% on the move up in the Shanghai Index.  European markets […]