A look at earnings from the view of macro-economists and market technicians
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Positive Earnings a Positive
Monday, June 26, 2017
The low inflation along with rising wages has created concerns of a profit squeeze in the second-half, but the results in June suggest improving earnings
Follow the Fed's Actions, Not Words
Monday, June 19, 2017
At least for now, it is more about what the Fed is doing rather than what the Fed is saying.
Profit Taking in Momentum
Monday, June 12, 2017
Friday's selling of the momentum stocks has put a surprisingly high focus on a crash for a market trading around its high, but we aren't getting a signal for the broader market yet.
Monday, June 05, 2017
There might not be enough new information to bring additional buying into the market after the recent acceleration, but the trends still have room and the technicals lean positive.
Trade What You See
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Despite earlier signs of fundamental strength, the macroeconomic data softened last week, and the money flow into the market is a concern. Still, the technicals continue to point higher and we must trade accordingly while support holds.
More Selling than Buying
Monday, May 22, 2017
The macroeconomic data is becoming more supportive of a bull market, but sellers have outweighed buyers this spring and that is a near-term risk as the S&P 500 consolidates.
Cycle is Still Bullish
Monday, May 15, 2017
Market psychology suggests the current cycle still has a lot of time left to it, just as one key fundamental data point begins building strength.
The Laggards' Turn to Report
Monday, May 08, 2017
The lagging sectors take center stage during the second-half of earnings season and their results could determine whether we should sell in May.
A Whole Lotta Beats
Monday, May 01, 2017
Despite last month's disappointing employment report, the jobs data continues to track positively and there is once again upside potential to the jobs report... but the real story in the stock market is the strong earnings reports we've seen so far this earnings season.
Micro vs Macro
Monday, April 24, 2017
The positive surprises to start earnings season has been the strongest we've seen in five years and, while the results are statistically positive, the micro data conflicts with the macro