April 20, 2018

Charts to Watch


What ended up being a tough week for the market left many names I was following pulling back m0re than I would have desired but still intact.  While I believe it is always prudent to be looking at stocks from the short side, the longer term trend is still higher.  I think that it is VERY likely that we see the markets continue to consolidate and even lose ground but I think people tend to lose tract of their long ideas during these times and this is when you want to be watching them as if they hold in during…

Daily Wrap


While the markets were open today, the volume clearly lends to be a “holiday” style trading session with the SPDRs SPY not reaching 100M shares traded.  While overall a lack-luster day, the S&P limped higher by $0.18 to 1380.03 while the Nasdaq & Dow closed lower $0.62 to 2904.26 and $0.31 to 12815.08 respectively. Giving us a feel of the Bull market days we had an old school “merger Monday” with 2 well known names going out including Jefferies (JEF) closing up over 14% on a takeover by Leucadia National (LUK) and Titanium Metals (TIE) gained over 40% after receiving…