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The Week Ahead: S&P 500 Uptrend May Come Down to NVDA Earnings

Nvidia’s earnings will be a key hurdle to determine whether the S&P 500 uptrend can continue. See what else we'll be watching!

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February 16, 2024 05:04 PM
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S&P 500, Nasdaq 100, DJIA Forecast: Cracks in the Index Uptrends?

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 remain in healthy uptrends for now but the DJIA is showing some cracks and is the key index to watch for signs of weakness from here.

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S&P 500, Nasdaq 100, DJIA Forecast: MSFT, NVDA, and TSLA Power Indices to Record Highs

The DJIA is the index to watch for a possible breakdown if stocks stall out this week... but bears shouldn't be holding their breath. See why!

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S&P 500 Forecast: SPX Has Risen 12 of the Last 13 Weeks – What’s Next?

The S&P 500's average returns after past such streaks have been strong in the short-term, but more mixed over the next 6-12 months, with lower than average volatility. See the numbers and current technical analysis!

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January 30, 2024 06:29 PM
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S&P 500 Analysis: What Happens After 9-Week SPX Winning Streaks?

Past 9-week winning streaks have historically led to above-average returns over the next 1 and 3 months, though the track record is about average over the next year.

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Indices 2024 Technical Outlook Preview

The banking crisis that showed up in March served as a boost for the risk trade, and then Chair Powell’s appearance at November and December FOMC rate decisions helped to reinvigorate buyers in late-year price action

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January 1, 2024 09:06 PM
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The January Effect: A Comprehensive Historical Review

The dawn of the new millennium has witnessed a more subdued January Effect, hinting at a possible shift in the effectiveness of this historically-reliable pattern...

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December 27, 2023 05:21 PM
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The Santa Claus Rally: Everything Traders Need to Know

The Santa Claus Rally describes the historical tendency of the stock market to climb during the last five trading days of the year and the first two of the new year.

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December 21, 2023 04:35 PM
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US Index Analysis: DJIA, S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 Enter Historically Bullish Santa Claus Rally Period

Yesterday’s big bearish reversals in the DJIA, S&P 500, and Nasdaq 100 complicate the otherwise strongly bullish outlook.

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S&P 500 Analysis: Winning Streak Stretches to 7 Weeks – Why that Could Be a Bullish Sign

Historical 7+ week winning streaks in the index have been a generally bullish development for returns over the next month, quarter, and year.

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US Index Analysis: S&P 500 Hits 2023 High, VIX Hits Post-COVID Low Ahead of Fed

Prior drops below 12 in the VIX have led to historically below average returns in the S&P 500 over the next 1, 3, and 12 months.

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December 12, 2023 07:55 PM
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S&P technical analysis: Bears back in town or temporary respite?

The Nasdaq and S&P 500 both seem somewhat overbought following a rapid three-week surge. Wednesday's price action has raised the possibility of a short-term pullback. Despite this, it's essential to differentiate any potential short-term weakness from a bearish reversal, unless price action on the charts or a strong pushback from the Federal Reserve indicate otherwise.

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S&P 500 Analysis: Studying the Struggling VIX Streak and Stocks

Previous 8-day declining streaks in the VIX have been bullish for the S&P 500, but patience is warranted.

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S&P 500 and Dollar Index Analysis - Technical Tuesday

Welcome to another edition of Technical Tuesday. In this week’s report, we will get technical on the S&P 500 and Dollar Index. The benchmark index has bounced back as investors' focus turns to FOMC minutes, CPI and Consumer Sentiment, with US bank earnings also to start on Friday. Meanwhile, the Dollar Index chart shows a potential reversal signal ahead of all these events.

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S&P500 Forecast: Stocks rise in a cautious start, Tesla jumps

US stocks are set to open higher after losses across the previous week. Not as bad as feared data from China and encouraging comments from Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, who sees a soft landing, lift the market mood. Tesla drives higher on a broker upgrade, also boosting the index. JP Morgan raised its target price on the EV maker to $400 citing a boost from the Dojo supercomputer.

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September 11, 2023 01:13 PM
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S&P 500 analysis, Copper and EUR/USD outlook - Technical Tuesday

Welcome to Technical Tuesday, a weekly report where we highlight some of the most interesting markets that will hopefully appease technical analysts and traders alike. In this edition of Technical Tuesday, we will analyse the S&P 500, copper and EUR/USD.

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August 1, 2023 05:51 PM
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S&P 500 Analysis: Fed delivers a more “Hawkish Hold,” Stocks Slip

The S&P 500 is still holding this week’s breakout above key previous resistance in the 4325 area, keeping bullish hopes alive

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S&P 500 outlook: Amazon Q1 earnings preview

The S&P 500's outlook will depend heavily on Amazon's Q1 2023 earnings - see what to expect and the key levels to watch in the index!

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S&P 500 testing 6-week lows as ISM Manufacturing PMI shows price pressures remain

The prices sub-index rose to 51.3 in February, up from 44.5 in January, indicating that manufacturers are paying more for inputs.

S&P 500 reaches new lows for 2022

On January 4th the S&P 500 reached a record high of 4820.2. Today, the large cap index made a new low for the year, reaching an intra-day low of 3620.2, a fall of nearly 25% so far this year!

September 27, 2022 09:06 PM
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S&P500 range now locked and loaded?

The S&P500 extended its rebound overnight, brushing off another round of hawkish Fed Speak ahead of the start of the Sep 10 Fed blackout period AND ahead of next week's all-important CPI release.

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S&P 500: What’s driving the rally in indices and have we seen THE bottom?

Traders are betting that mild recession will be enough to nip inflationary pressures in the bud while simultaneously prompting the Fed and other central banks to return to a more accommodative policy heading into 2023.

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US housing data continues to soften, S&P500 hits resistance

Both building permits and housing starts declined in June, as high interest rates and inflation continue to weigh on the sector.