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Novice Trade: SPY

Novice Trade: SPY

Heading into the long Memorial Day weekend, here's how I would play the S&P 500.

Distribution Has Us on the Watch for More Market Clouds

Distribution Has Us on the Watch for More Market Clouds

Several 50-day moving averages for the indices have been violated.

Bitcoin Tumbles After $35 Million Trade Triggers Wave of Selling

Bitcoin Tumbles After $35 Million Trade Triggers Wave of Selling

Bitcoin falls by 11% to about $7,000 after a trade on a London-based exchange triggered a cascade of selling by other investors, according to the blog ZeroHedge.

Charts Improve, but Not Enough to Tip the Scales

Charts Improve, but Not Enough to Tip the Scales

Only one major stock index remains in a negative trend. Guess which one.

A Slowdown in China Is Bad News for Global Equity Bulls

A Slowdown in China Is Bad News for Global Equity Bulls

With MSCI increasing the weight of domestic Chinese stocks in its global index weighting, what happens in China does not stay in China.

Market Bounce Does Not Alter Downtrends

Market Bounce Does Not Alter Downtrends

Let's look at the latest charts and indicators.

How to Navigate This Market in a Downtrend

How to Navigate This Market in a Downtrend

Raise high levels of cash, cut losses and then engage in selective stock picking as stocks find support.

Did That Market Drop Get Your Attention?

Did That Market Drop Get Your Attention?

Mark Hulbert writes that market timers have reacted to the stock market's selloff with a big yawn.

Late-Day Buying Does Little to Counter Negative Breadth

Late-Day Buying Does Little to Counter Negative Breadth

We would need to see some improvement in breadth and bullish technical violations on increased volume to become more encouraged.

Micros: A New Way to Trade Futures Around Economic Reports

Micros: A New Way to Trade Futures Around Economic Reports

New Micro E-mini contracts add precision for trading around non-farm payrolls and FOMC releases.