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Sector And Market Analysis 21 October 2017

Written by Lance Roberts, Clarity Financial

Data Analysis Of The Market and Sectors For Traders

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Examining The Most Hated Bull Market Ever

Written by Lance Roberts, Clarity Financial

From last week:

"The seemingly "impervious" advance since the election last November, has had an interesting "stair step" pattern with each advance commencing from a breakout of a several month 3%-ish consolidation range. Furthermore, each advance then pushes to a 3-standard deviation extreme, black circles, of the 50-dma before beginning the next consolidation trading range."

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Are You Ready For The Dow's Next 2300-Point Rally?

Written by Rick Ackerman, Rick's Picks

The chart shown below implies that Dot-Com Mania II could have a ways to go before the bubble pops. There are no guarantees that the 6185.00 target will stop the tech-heavy index in its tracks, but it can serve for now as a minimum upside objective.


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The Week Ahead: Fear? What Fear?

Written by Jeff Miller, A Dash of Insight

With a light economic calendar, there is plenty of air time for pundit pontification. The record-setting market still has many shaking their heads. Many, after noting the many world problems, are asking:

Where is the fear?


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The Impact Of Repealing The Clean Power Plan

by Robert Rapier, Investing Daily

In the aftermath of Donald Trump's victory last November, I wrote that he was likely to target the EPA's Clean Power Plan (CPP) for repeal. Then in March, President Trump signed the Executive Order on Energy Independence, which called for a review of the CPP.

Read more ... Weekly Wrap-Up 20 October 2017

Written by Staff,

U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.71%

U.S. stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Industrials, Financials and Basic Materials sectors led shares higher.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.71% to hit a new all time high, while the S&P 500 index gained 0.51%, and the NASDAQ Composite index climbed 0.36%.

Read more ... Technical Summary 20 October 2017

Written by Staff, Technical Analysis (as of Fri, 20 October 09:00pm GMT)

Below, technical overviews and analysis for key stock indices, commodities and currency pairs, based on market activity after the close of the 20 October U.S. session. This information is a comprehensive summary derived from simple and exponential moving averages along with key technical indicators shown for specific time intervals.

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Using Options To Lock In Profits

by Russ Allen, Online Trading Academy Instructor

Online Trading Academy Article of the Week

The stock market has been on a tear this year, with the benchmark Standard & Poor's 500 Index rising 14% for the year through October 11. Since the beginning of the current bull market in March 2009, the S&P is up by 239%, an average compound annual growth rate of over 15% for the 8-year period.

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Technical Thoughts: The Wall Of Worry

Written by Jeff Miller, A Dash of Insight

-- This post authored by Mark Hines

Our previous Technical Thoughts asked whether your trades fit your style, and reviewed how this can help improve your success. If you missed it, a glance at your news will show that the key points remain relevant.


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