Who Says Black Friday Doesn't Exist Anymore?

Posted on November 29, 2021

    I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday.† Remember when black Friday shopping was a big deal?† The news used to show long lines and mad dashes at 4am for people to get in on the brick-and-mortar deals.† It was an all-out panic that occurred...

    What is Happening to Communications Stocks?

    Posted on November 23, 2021

      It is no secret that technology-related stocks have a significant impact on the overall marketís movements.  In fact, the largest 5 tech stocks make up 24% of the S&P 50.  In other words, that is 1% of the components accounting for 24% of the...

      Russell 2000 and Market Breadth Breakouts

      Posted on November 09, 2021

        In our last few updates, we have mentioned both the Russell 2000 and the S&P 1500 Advance Decline Line.  This week’s brief update will focus on developments within each of these indexes.  Advance Decline Line When we last discussed...

        Tesla's Impact on Consumer Discretionary

        Posted on November 02, 2021

          Technology had a good run last week, carrying the market indexes higher.  As has been stated in these updates plenty of times, technology-related stocks make up 44% of the S&P 500 (info tech & communications sectors, plus Amazon & Tesla). ...

          A Look at Energy & Commodities

          Posted on October 26, 2021

            Energy is currently the number one ranked US sector on a risk-adjusted basis.† This comes from a steep, parabolic rise that has occurred over the last month.† We have written about this in the last few weekly updates, but it is worth pointing out that...