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S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For August 25th

Before we get into the details of today’s trading action and the S&P 500 futures trading outlook, let’s start with a broad stock market overview. The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) steady drift down into the bottom of the market’s broad range saw several failed bounces. Some say this is just the stock…

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S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For August 25th

Before we get into the details of today’s trading action and the S&P 500 futures trading outlook, let’s start with a broad stock market overview. The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) steady drift down into the bottom of the market’s broad range saw several failed bounces. Some say this is just the stock…

4 Market Concerns For Traders Into Jackson Hole

Wednesday’s selling was the first bearish sign for stocks in the last couple weeks. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) undercut the lows of its most recent pennant formation which had been formed since early August. This could bring about a test of the mid-August lows and is viewed as a short-term negative for the…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For August 24th

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook for August 24, 2016 – As with yesterday, the morning finds us just above congestion at 2186 on S&P 500 futures. Charts continue their bullish slant but under damp momentum. A breach above 2187.75 may only take us to the top of the range near…

Market Update: Will Stocks Trip On Seasonal Weakness?

The S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX) continued to trade in a very narrow range last week with the popular stock market averages virtually unchanged. The upside has been restricted by valuation concerns while the downside has been limited by record-low interest rates. Although the longer-term prognosis for the stock market is for…

Can Twitter Exploit “News” Advantage Over Facebook?

It turns out that even in its fledgling state, Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) seems to have an advantage over Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) in one critical area: The News. But questions remain… how big is this Twitter advantage? And can Twitter exploit it? Background This is a follow up to our prior…

VIX Shorts Near Extremes: Time To Protect Your Investments?

In our latest research article “Market Complacency Ruling The Day Into U.S. Election” we highlighted that complacency in the stock market, as measured by the VIX Volatility Index (INDEXCBOE:VIX), is at levels rarely seen. On its own this is not breaking news, but it is very strange when contrasted with…

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For August 23rd

Macro Trading Outlook for S&P 500 Futures – August 23, 2016 Early morning finds stock market futures up a bit and battling congestion. S&P 500 futures are just above congestion at 2186, as charts hold their bullish slant. A breach above 2187.75 may only take us to the top of…

Crude Oil Futures Seasonality: September Brings Uncertainty

Oil prices have been trading on fire lately. In fact, Crude Oil futures are up 7 trading sessions in a row ending Friday 8/19. This has put multi-year highs back in sight near $52. Friday’s last trade came in at $49.12. How about crude oil futures seasonality? That’s debatable and…

Mid-Year Research Report: What Are U.S. Stocks Worth?

Hey all, just wanted to let you know that I will be joining MarketInflections.com and supporting there Research division. My company, Aether Analytics is also “Powered by Parallax” so there was a fit there. Along side the standard Market Infections Signal and Newsletter services, we will also look to add a community…