One Day Outliers Occur When Volatility is Extremely Low

Posted on August 15, 2017

    8/15/2017 Macro- Market State (Based on the S&P 500) Market State 2- Bullish/Rational (2 trading days):  The S&P 500 was down 36 points -1.4% while the Dow dropped 234 points -1.1% for the week. The S&P 500 was down -1.5% last Thursday...

    How Do Currency Fluctuations Impact International Markets?

    Posted on August 07, 2017

      8/7/2017   Macro- Market State (Based on the S&P 500) Market State 1- Bullish/Rational (18 trading days):  The S&P 500 continues its sideways trading range, finishing flat for the week (+0.20%).  This is largely due to the low and decreasing volatility...

      Bull Markets and Low Volatility

      Posted on July 31, 2017

        Market Update 7/31/2017   Macro - Market State (Based on the S&P 500) Market State 1: Bullish/Rational (13 trading days): The S&P 500 is moving at a turtle’s pace. Last week, the S&P 500 set three all-time new highs over...

        Unexpected Events Have Little Impact On Bull Markets

        Posted on July 24, 2017

          Market Update 7/24/2017   Macro - Market State (Based on the S&P 500) Market State 1: Bullish/Rational (8 trading days): The S&P 500 set 2 new all-time highs last week. That said the market was up only 0.5%. In fact, the S&P 500...

          The Market's Leadership is Narrowing

          Posted on July 10, 2017

            Market Update 7/10/2017   Macro - Market State (Based on the S&P 500) Market State 2: Bullish/Rational (8 trading days): The S&P 500 closed Friday, down just -1.2% off its June 19th high at 2453.46. It is normal to see back and forth...