Daily Commentary: 1Option

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Market Surged Through The 50-Day MA – Stocks Will Float Higher Next Week Yesterday the market treaded cautiously for the first hour. The opening gains held and buyers started to nibble. Once the S&P 500 made a new high for the day we were off to the races. The market finished above the 50-day moving average and the bid looks … Read More

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Market Headwind During Bullish Period Could Be A Warning The market is fighting a stiff headwind. Typically stocks rally as earning season begins. Yesterday stocks rallied on the open and they drifted lower the rest of the day. The price action was bearish and I don’t trust the early rally this morning. Earnings season is in full bloom and in … Read More

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Market Bid Is Strengthening – SPY Will Challenge the 50-Day MA This Week Yesterday the market probed for support and it bounced before it challenged the lows from Friday. I view this higher low as a bullish sign and the bid is starting to firm up. Stocks should move higher and the market will challenge the 50-day moving average this … Read More

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The Key To the Market Is the Financial Sector – Use XLF As Your Guide Yesterday the market bounced and it was fairly quiet for the first half of the day. Traders were nursing a holiday hangover and the action was light. Late in the day buyers stepped in and the S&P 500 finished just below the 50-day moving average. In my … Read More

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Market Will Stabilize As Earnings Crank Up Last week the market showed some signs of strain. I thought the downside might be tested and I mentioned it earlier in the week. The SPY closed below the 50-day moving average and a wedge pattern was breached. Volume was moderate and this move needs to be respected. Earnings season typically attracts buyers. … Read More

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Market Will Stabilize – Start Looking For Bullish Put Spreads! As I mentioned in my comments yesterday the market had more work to do on the downside. The reversal Tuesday was nice but it lacked conviction. Political news is dominating the headlines and investors are nervous. Stocks sold off yesterday and the market closed below the 50-day MA. The remedy … Read More

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Trump Wants A Healthcare Bill – This Will Delay Tax Cuts – Bearish Yesterday the S&P 500 sold off 20 points on the open. Our market rating had very negative reading on Monday and it was correct. Stocks sold off sharply and they spent the rest of the day recovering. The bounce was nice but it still feels like there … Read More

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Market Feels Heavy – Weakness Will Run It Course Soon – Bid Will Grow The market feels heavy and we are seeing two-sided price action. There are plenty of positives and negatives. Volatility will increase during the next two months and the volume will be brisk. Earnings season will begin this week and that is a positive. Corporate profits were … Read More

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Market Reversal Wednesday Was A Warning Sign – Selling Pressure Building The market has been very nervous this week and the selling pressure is building. Wednesday’s gangbuster ADP report was not enough to attract buyers. After a big opening rally stocks reversed and they have not been able to recover. That reversal was a warning sign and support at SPY … Read More

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Market Reversal Signals Trouble – Focus Is Still On Politics – Downside Will Be Tested Yesterday the market rallied on a strong ADP report. Private payrolls increased by 262,000 during the month of March (much better than expected). Stocks shot higher and the SPY rallied above resistance at $236.50. There were signs of selling pressure early in the day and … Read More