The Microsoft Effect

Hey traders! Microsoft made a new, all-time high yesterday and may very well take the Nasdaq along for the ride. What is next to come in Microsoft, the Nasdaq, and more? Check out my video update below:

Heroes to Zeros: Retail Stocks

Hey everyone! Last week, I had the pleasure of joining Todd Schoenberger on the Buy Hold Sell show. We discussed retail earnings and the week ahead, including tickers like Home Depot, Walmart, Macy’s, and Target. Learn more in the link below: Since then, we’ve had some interesting results. This earnings quarter reminds me of Q1 and … Read more

Welcome to Earnings Week Two!

The High in the Nasdaq — For the Year This is a critical week for the Nasdaq, as we have heavy hitters, including Tesla, Netflix, Lam Research, Taiwan Semiconductor, and more reporting. Why is this so important? Check out the screenshot below of the Nasdaq futures. As you’ll see here, the high in the Nasdaq … Read more

See You Tonight?

Trading Beginnings It’s been over a decade since I began my trading journey. Initially, I didn’t have a roadmap that told me where I should start or showed me what steps I could take. The first time I took any kind of class about the stock market was a random Saturday morning after I had … Read more

Market Rollover: Top Tickers to Watch

September Seasonality The indexes have been weak, with the Nasdaq rolling over again on Tuesday. Google (GOOGL), Microsoft (MSFT), Meta (META), Broadcom (AVGO), Apple (AAPL), Netflix (NFLX), and more all closed the day in the red, with Amazon (AMZN) leading the way down a stark -4%.  News hit that the FTC is suing Amazon for … 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

How to Trade in Vacation Mode

Hey traders! As June comes to a close and we approach another 3-day weekend and much-loved American holiday, the 4th of July, it’s a great time to take a bit of a step back from the charts. If you’re anything like me, when the markets are open, it is near impossible to look away. It’s … Read more

The Critical Upcoming Earnings Impact

The Summertime Lull Typically, June trade can be a little quiet and slow. We wrap up a seasonally weak May, along with earnings season, and then enter into summertime season where traders take vacations, kids are out of school and volatility can slow down. This year, it has played out a bit differently as we … Read more

Price vs. News, The Short Squeeze Bounce, and more!

Well, another 3-day weekend has come and gone, and the indexes opened up Tuesday morning with a bang. I have to say I am a little surprised, just because historically, especially in this market environment, sentiment over long weekends has been weak which has meant for weak opens. With the bitcoin rout this weekend, and … Read more