dani face dani quote

‘Business As Usual?’

Hey 5-Star Trader,

The end of summer is fast approaching and as we head into fall some fear Covid-19 could have a resurgence. As a result, certain institutions are requiring vaccine mandates. This is obviously a sticky situation and until we see how this plays out we are left swimming in uncharted waters. No matter which side you’re on there is no question that this will have an effect on both individual businesses and the overall stock market. What will this mean for the economy and should we brace ourselves for conditions similar to what we saw at the peak of the 2020 pandemic?

Despite anyone’s personal opinion on this mandate I think overall vaccines will give a bullish sentiment to the market. Last year was full of uncertainty, but we can use the lessons we learned to try and keep companies in business. If establishments are allowed to be operational (barring customers are vaccinated), we will hopefully avoid the closure of non-essential businesses.

Additionally, Wall Street tends to favor mandates because it conveys a level of certainty. In this case, a vaccine mandate might imply that people are determined to keep company operations “business as usual.”.

The vaccine mandate is an ever-evolving situation. While I can’t imagine every place of business requiring it, the stock market will continue to react to the changing business practices. Stay sharp, because as we have learned, anything to do with Covid-19 has proven itself unpredictable.

Up Next...

Avoiding ‘Pinball Zone’

Hey 5-Star Trader, September left us with a lot of baggage and the first half of October was spent trying to claw our way out of the “pinball zone.” What is the “pinball zone?” I like to use the term “pinball zone” when a market is stuck in chop. This behavior occurs when a trend … Read more

Read More

UPST Reveals Earnings Setup

Hey 5-Star Trader, “Tuesday Trade” Journal: One of the most important concepts in trading is to review your work, and learn from the good and the bad. Identifying what is working is critical — to do more of it. So, to lead by example, each Tuesday, you’ll get a trade from my trading journal, in … Read more

Read More

Sitting Out Earnings?

Hey 5-Star Trader, Earnings season is right around the corner and usually this is one of my favorite trading times of the year. However, as outlined in last week’s newsletter* there are a few outstanding factors that are making me a little nervous going into this quarter. *Recap: In case you missed last week’s newsletter, … Read more

Read More

Subscribe Today!

Want to walk the path to trading success together? Join Danielle’s “Five Star Trader” E-Letter for market insights, tips, tricks, and special bonuses.

Sign Up Now
all-as-seen-on-logos