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A Oversold Bounce

After the last 3 weeks of downward price action, the indexes are finally experiencing a bounce. But, bulls shouldn’t get too excited just yet, as bounces like these often occur at key inflection points. Just because the market has bounced for two days in a row, doesn’t mean bulls should get excited about more upside … Read more

As Semiconductors Go – So Goes the Markets

Hey traders! This week, I wanted to highlight analysis from my friend and well-respected colleague, Mary Ellen McGonagle! She primarily focuses on stocks with a 2-week to 9-month horizon depending on market conditions. Check out her guest newsletter below to learn more. As Semiconductors Go – So Goes the Markets Historically, Semiconductor stocks have been a … Read more

These Macro Signals Will Help Your Portfolio Management

Hey traders! This week, I wanted to highlight analysis from my friend and well-respected colleague, Mary Ellen McGonagle! She primarily focuses on stocks with a 2-week to 9-month horizon depending on market conditions. Check out her guest newsletter below to learn more. These Macro Signals Will Help Your Portfolio Management With the broader markets in a … Read more

SPY: Identifying Downside Targets

The summertime rally has been strong and sweet, but unfortunately, I think Jerome Powell put an end to that on Friday. The market has rallied largely off of hopes and dreams that lower inflationary data in July would lead to the Fed slowing down and potentially cutting rates come early 2023. However, I think after Powell’s … Read more

ULTA: An Earnings Preview

A Bullish Stock in a Bear Market Despite the rally we have seen the past several weeks, the underlying cracks in the market remain, many of which have become even more apparent on earnings. However, that hasn’t been the case for all companies. In fact, many companies within the energy and consumer staples spaces have … Read more

A Buy Setup in XLE

The Sector SPDR Trust Energy ETF – XLE There isn’t much I like here on the buy side, even after this pullback, but I do have a keen focus on the energy sector for a couple of different reasons. The sector has been exhibiting relative strength all year, it has experienced a solid pullback and … Read more

The Difference Between Earnings Results and Reactions

Earnings Results vs. Reactions When Results and Reactions Don’t Match Going into earnings season, investors (myself included) were weighed down by the pervasiveness of negative fundamental data that was surely going to have a negative impact on earnings season. We knew that inflation was high. We knew that consumers were getting squeezed by that in … Read more

Are You Prepared for Retail Earnings?

A Rising Market into Retail Earnings The Strength of the Consumer Discretionary Sector It wasn’t that long ago that Walmart (WMT) pre-announced negative earnings revisions (July 26th to be exact), and we saw WMT stock gap down 10% overnight on the news, and take all retail stocks with it. That pre-announcement that initially looked like … Read more

Is The Bear Market Really Over?

Hey traders! This week, I wanted to highlight analysis from my friend and well-respected colleague, Mary Ellen McGonagle! She primarily focuses on stocks with a 2-week to 9-month horizon depending on market conditions. She has some great tips on how to capitalize on the current uptrend taking place! Check out her guest newsletter below to learn … Read more

Growth Stocks On The Move, How To Capitalize

Hey traders!  This week, I wanted to highlight analysis from my friend and well-respected colleague, Mary Ellen McGonagle! She primarily focuses on stocks with a 2-week to 9-month horizon depending on market conditions. She has some great tips on how to capitalize on the current uptrend taking place! Check out her guest newsletter below to … Read more