The Truth About Friday’s “Death Cross”

Disaster is nigh. At least, that's what the headlines would lead you to believe after the S&P 500 made a so-called "death cross" on Friday. Even the name sound foreboding. Never even mind what it means. What it means, by the way, is a particular chart's 50-day moving average line has crossed below its 200-day moving average line, hinting that...

The Truth About Friday’s “Death Cross”

Disaster is nigh. At least, that's what the headlines would lead you to believe after the S&P 500 made a so-called "death cross" on Friday. Even the name sound foreboding. Never even mind what it means. What it means, by the way, is a particular chart's 50-day moving average line has crossed below its 200-day moving average line, hinting that...

Weekly Market Outlook – It’s ‘Put Up or Shut Up’ Time for the Bulls

In case you were wondering, last week was the worst week for stocks since March. It's also worth noting that the drubbing in question from March also sparked a rather significant rally. Will this time turn out any different? It's tough to say, though given that we're neither fundamentally nor economically any worse off now than we were then, we...

Weekly Market Outlook – It’s ‘Put Up or Shut Up’ Time for the Bulls

In case you were wondering, last week was the worst week for stocks since March. It's also worth noting that the drubbing in question from March also sparked a rather significant rally. Will this time turn out any different? It's tough to say, though given that we're neither fundamentally nor economically any worse off now than we were then, we...

November Jobs Report is Better Than it Sounded

All in all, the November jobs report was better than it seemed to be on the surface. While job creation came up short of expectations, that may be more a function on not enough qualified candidates rather than not enough jobs. And, wage growth was firmer than implied when looking at the data from the less-touted (but arguably more meaningful)...

November Jobs Report is Better Than it Sounded

All in all, the November jobs report was better than it seemed to be on the surface. While job creation came up short of expectations, that may be more a function on not enough qualified candidates rather than not enough jobs. And, wage growth was firmer than implied when looking at the data from the less-touted (but arguably more meaningful)...
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