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Here’s why banking stocks are important…

And why you should especially care about them around earnings season. In Monday’s issue, I went through a few various sectors and identified the strength and weakness I was seeing, and demonstrated that I’d focus on these sectors in ‘if, then’ situations. Why? Because, from week to week, especially during earnings season when the market … Read more

Kicking off Earnings Season: Here’s what I’m looking at…

This week, it’s all about earnings season… And investor’s subsequent reactions as companies report earnings numbers, comment on guidance, and future projections. Here’s what matters this earnings season… As I’ve mentioned before, Apple, Samsung, Macy’s, and American Airlines have already come out and said last quarter’s numbers weren’t as high as previously projected, which further … Read more

Is there a dark shadow looming on Q4 Earnings Season?

Yesterday I wrote all about the talk of tariff wars, and how China’s thrown Apple through a tailspin. In case you’ve missed it, Samsung is following Apple’s lead, by pre-announcing poor earnings due to issues with China as well. What does this mean for traders? Simple, look for a domino affect this earnings season, of … Read more

Here I am riding the seesaw that is this market

Buy the dip shifted to sell the rallies weeks ago — investors and traders alike were just too scared to admit it. The rally last week after positive China news was, to me, the last chance opportunity to correct the bearish downtrend we’re in. However, what happened last Monday? Stocks opened up strong, and sellers … Read more

Okay FAANG, I thought we were in love!

People come to me all the time whether it’s on social media, email, or within the trading room here at Simpler. They ask me things like ‘what’s your analysis of the close today, how about tomorrow, how about next month, how about the coming year.’ So here it is, my analysis for short and long … Read more