First rate cut in over a decade and more tariffs, US equities PLUNGE.

Headlines from both macro and corporate levels rocked markets and investors this past week as US equities slumped from their all time highs. Increased global and economic uncertainties brought fear selling in the S&P 500, [...]

By |2019-08-03T20:21:18-04:00August 4th, 2019|

Fed Money Printing continues, OPEC to pump oil prices higher.

The week ahead of the Fed cut is over and equities continue to print highs. Earnings continued to flood out this past week and many companies managed to slay earnings adding to the bull side [...]

By |2019-07-27T15:33:49-04:00July 28th, 2019|

US Equities on all-time highs, Risk off on all-time highs and Fed cuts, what’s in store for the US?

Is this a bubble? We have just experienced the US equity market cruise through all-time highs as their inverse correlations, the risk off market, rallied significantly. Theoretically, inverse correlations move, well, the inverse of each [...]

By |2019-07-05T09:12:05-04:00July 4th, 2019|

Back to the negotiation table, Xi and Trump meet at the G20 and the Fed watches economic data.

Optimism engulfed the US equity market over the past week in anticipation of the G20, mainly the meeting between Trump and Xi, surprise surprise the trade talk. The US and Trump announced that they are [...]

By |2019-07-02T15:50:33-04:00June 30th, 2019|

New all-time highs. The Feds up in arms and everyone’s confused, Recession or Growth?

The FOMC meeting was the center of attention in the news wire this week and equities were already riding the highs of a no hike expectation. The bullishness came in in anticipation of a no [...]

By |2019-08-08T11:44:28-04:00June 23rd, 2019|

How to use the correlation coefficient to build a diverse portfolio.

The correlation coefficient measures the correlation between two assets. It is a statistical measure between the two asset variables that ranges between -1.0 and 1.0. The lowest correlation two assets can have between each other [...]

By |2019-05-13T13:53:39-04:00May 13th, 2019|

S&P 500 Futures break 2900 on China news as trade talks continue.

2900 on ES futures breaks! It's been a long time coming, several tests of the 2900 level, tick by tick, but no luck breaking. Finally overnight, early Friday morning the crack of 2900 on the [...]

By |2019-04-14T14:27:53-04:00April 14th, 2019|

Institutional buying floods markets while GDP outlook falls.

Institutional buying floods markets while GDP outlook falls. US equity markets continue to press higher to close above the 2800 level on the S&P 500 into Friday's close. There was a lot of sideways movement [...]

By |2019-03-03T11:30:20-04:00March 3rd, 2019|

Trading Account: How much money do you need?

Trading Account: How much money do you need? Is the need for capital stopping you from chasing your trading dreams? Do you believe that you need tens of thousands or hundreds of thousands to trade [...]

By |2019-02-11T23:43:08-04:00February 12th, 2019|