Category Wednesday

10-OCTOBER 13-2021

Good morning. Earnings season is kicking off in earnest this week.  Typically, companies are able to beat expectations most of the time as Wall Street analysts adjust their expectations ahead of the results.  This time around, with companies coming off…

10-OCTOBER 06-2021

Good morning. It’s hard to pinpoint an exact bottom when the market is declining.  Big rally days like Tuesday can be the start of a recovery, or a pause before the next drop lower.  Technical indicators can help point out…

09-SEPTEMBER 29-2021

Good morning. Yesterday’s rout in the stock market is being blamed on rising Treasury yields once again.  That’s the third time this year.  It’s also the third time the stock market has thrown a tantrum over the 10-year yield hitting…

09-SEPTEMBER 22-2021

Good morning. Chinese markets finally opened today after two days of holidays.  The time off couldn’t have come at a worse time, given the deteriorating situation at Evergrande.  News came out that the property developer missed two debt payments on…

09-SEPTEMBER 15-2021

Good morning. We’ve warned for weeks that stocks are at elevated levels, and that a modest pullback would be likely.  Now, however, investor sentiment has gotten heavily bearish, for more than just a small pullback. That’s somewhat concerning, as fears…

09-SEPTEMBER 08-2021

Good morning. It’s time to think about the holidays.  But not the holiday trading season.  Rather, it may be time to consider buying those holiday gifts now.  The issue?  What else — supply chain delays.  But one big factor in…

09-SEPTEMBER 01-2021

Good morning. While the stock market is poised to continue rising over the next few years, September kicks off what is historically the worst month for stocks.  And October tends to have the biggest one-day drops in them as well.…