Unusual Uncertainty: Market Update 10-20-19

The degree of political uncertainty is at an incredible level. As a result, the S&P 500 is stuck in a channel, with the tension of a strong US economy, better than expected earnings, but this overhang of uncertainty. In this week’s video, I review the “big picture,” the current technical analysis and what to watch…

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Big Picture for the week of 10-14-19

Here are the “Big Picture” items for the week coming up: 1) “Phase One” of China trade deal agreed to in principle – needs to be “papered.” >Caused market rally on Friday 2) Q3 earnings season in full swing >Watch Banks in particular >JPMorgan Chase & Co., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Citigroup Inc. and Wells…

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Buckle up for another wild week

Traders should expect more volatility in the upcoming week.  Here is the backdrop and upcoming events to be aware of: Backdrop -Last week’s volatility was driven by; slowdown in manufacturing and services, solid jobs and unemployment numbers -Overall global slowdown Upcoming events -Q3 earnings season is kicking off.  Earnings expectations are “Dim” according to the…

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