But will the sentiment remained that bullish after cash market opening at 9:30 a.m.? For now, it looks like the market may extend its short-term uptrend and continue its run above 2,700 mark. It may retrace the whole Wednesday-Friday's sell-off.
The main U.S. stock market indexes lost 2.0-2.5% on Friday, breaking below their three-day-long consolidation as investors reacted to quarterly corporate earnings, economic data releases, among others.
Stamps.com Inc., the Internet-based mailing and shipping solution provider is sending short signals this holiday season. STMP offers mailing and shipping solutions through the U. S. Postal Service under the Stamps.com and Endicia brands. STMP, formally known as StampMaster, Inc. was founded in 1996 and serves individuals, large businesses, and warehouses.
A year ago we asked 16 industry experts and MODERN TRADER analysts to provide their forecast for various market sectors in 2017. More than half had a positive outlook on the S&P 500, but only Dan Gramza predicted that the S&P would gain more than 15%. Alan Bush, Joe Cornell, Carl Larry and Tim Melvin all predicted the broad market would gain more than 10% in 2017.
Social media is no longer just a social phenomenon, it is a large and growing market sector. Social media stocks can be exciting and profitable to trade, but require more analysis to separate the wheat from the chaff. Three charts, covering eleven stocks over the period November 2016 through October 2017, will show the different characteristics of each stock – supporting conclusions for those that might provide profitable trading opportunities and others that should probably be avoided.
Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, while talked about frequently, has remained a sort of closed universe comprised of digital geeks. But its recent growth has attracted the attention of institutional players.
Over the years as we have covered various sectors — from energies to stocks and stock indexes to fixed income to forex; and different asset classes from futures to equities to exchanges traded funds — trading has grown more complex.
Do you believe in Christmas in August? Better get used to it, we are upon the traditionally slowest volume week of the year other than Christmas. This year, a lot is going on which is simmering under the surface. We may just get a break from it this week.