01|25|2022

The Bears | January 21, 2022

The bears are asserting themselves right now. Will the bulls be back this week to fend off the Bearish trend? Monday Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Tuesday Markets...

01|24|2022

Leading Indicator Watch | January 21, 2022

Highlights from the January 21st Leading Indicator Watch: The S&P 500 fell 264.91 points for the week, ending at 4,397.94 and is down 7.73% YTD. The VIX (CBOE Volatility...

01|19|2022

Docile Week? | January 14, 2022

Docile week as markets reflected marginal losses? No, not at all… What really happened throughout the week? Monday Markets dug a large hole to start the week but worked...

01|18|2022

Leading Indicator Watch | January 14, 2022

Highlights from the January 14th Leading Indicator Watch: U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI) (YoY) continued its trend upward to 7%; the highest level since 1982. Retail Sales fell 1.9%...

01|11|2022

2022 Roll Over | January 7, 2022

Welcome, 2022! There was a quick shift in market behavior as the calendar rolled over. What does it mean for the year? Monday The week began much as it...

01|10|2022

Leading Indicator Watch | January 7, 2022

Highlights from the January 7th Leading Indicator Watch: Initial jobless claims rose to 207k; continuing jobless claims rose to 1,754k. Nonfarm Payrolls (Dec) added totaled only 199k but the...

01|04|2022

Nothing to See Here… | December 31, 2021

Nothing to see here. Markets jumped out to open the week and then did a whole lot of nothing… Monday The Santa Claus rally got under way Monday morning....

01|03|2022

Leading Indicator Watch | December 31, 2021

Highlights from the December 31st Leading Indicator Watch: Initial jobless claims fell lower to 198k and continuing jobless claims decreased to 1,716k from 1,856k; a welcome sign to finish...

12|28|2021

Santa’s Coming | December 24, 2021

Is Santa’s rally coming, or will Omicron steal the show? Most importantly, what does it all mean for 2022? Monday The week opened in free fall as the Nasdaq...

12|27|2021

Leading Indicator Watch | December 24, 2021

Highlights from the December 24th Leading Indicator Watch: Michigan Consumer Sentiment (December) rose to 70.6 from 67.4. Be sure to check out more of last week’s Leading Indicators here...