Simpler Summary 12/8/17

Simpler Summary The last two weeks in the market, we have seen a lot more volatility than we’ve gotten in the past few months. The sell-off in the tech sector that began on November 29th, continued into Monday and Tuesday of this week. By Wednesday, the Technology Sector SPDR Fund (XLK) finally made a low … Read more

Simpler Summary 12/1/17

Simpler Summary This week, I think our Futures expert, Neil Yeager said it best. “Can anybody tell me about a week in recent memory where we’ve had this kind of craziness in a week?” At the end of this whirlwind week, I think it’s safe to say that we’ve gotten more volatility than what we … Read more

Simpler Summary 11/17/17

Simpler Sentiment: Monthly Expiration This week has been a bit of a rollercoaster in the indexes, but at the end of the day, we know and expect that monthly expiration is characterized typically by chop that can whip us around during the week, but we generally end up at the same place that we started … Read more

Simpler Summary 11/10/17

Simpler Summary: When Will This Trend End? “The markets have been cruising along, although there is an overall feeling that they have come too far, too fast. Case in point here is the Nikkei, which was trading at 19,000 six weeks ago and tagged 23445 this week before having a 1000 point one-day pullback. At … Read more