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Macro could weaken after the government shutdown. What this means for stocks
1 day ago by Troy @ BullMarkets.co

The S&P is close the reaching its 50% retracement, which is the standard target before a pullback/retest. After the pullback/retest, what happens next depends on the macro economy. If the […] The post Macro could weaken after the government shutdown. What this means for stocks appeared first on Bull Markets.

When Should Investors Get 401Ks Back Into $QQQ?
1 day ago by Steve Burns @ New Trader U

There was a question asked on finance Twitter by a wealth advisor that went something like this: “Okay, so you got out of the stock market and into cash in your 401K, and avoided the bear market, so when do you get back in?” Most portfolio managers believe in the long term, with asset diversification […]

Short Trades Limp Out
1 day ago by Declan Fallon @ Fallond Picks

Yesterday's swing trade will have stopped out the aggressive short trades at the narrow doji, where the doji range was used as a stop. Shorts using the 50-day MA as a stop will still have a little room left to play with. Those looking for a new shorting opportunity may use today's doji as the entry trigger; shorting loss of doji low with stop on break of doji high (or a long trade on the reverse break).The aforementioned trade looks clearest on the S&P where it edged above resistance but not enough to break beyond the 50-day MA; I have marked a second (short) entry signal but if it closes above the 50-day MA then the last chance saloon for these trades will be done.<img border="0" data-original-height="80...

MWL: David Keller on “Anchoring” - Technical Scans (01.16.19)
1 day ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Guest David Keller talked about the concept of “anchoring”. Are you guilty of anchoring? David studies behavioral finance and investing. Erin shared her favorite technical scans and Tom found trading ideas using a scan for overbought and weak StockCharts Technical Ranks (SCTRs).

Market Buzz with Greg Schnell the Canadian Technician (01.16.19)
1 day ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

This video originally aired on StockCharts TV, the only 24/7 video streaming channel devoted exclusively to financial charting and market analysis from the web’s top technical experts. Watch live shows and see our complete content schedule at StockCharts.com/tv

Maybe WeWork Is Just a Real Estate Business
1 day ago by Matt Levine @ Bloomberg View

Adam Neumann is the coworking company's chief executive, as well as a landlord who owns multiple properties that WeWork leases. 

Investment Strategy Statement - Dane Bowler
1 day ago by SA Editor's Picks

Lawler; Early Read on Existing Home Sales in December: Big Drop
1 day ago by Bill McBride @ Calculated Risk

From housing economist Tom Lawler: Early Read on Existing Home Sales in December: Big DropBased on publicly-available local realtor/MLS reports released across the country through today, I project that existing home sales as estimated by the National Association of Realtors ran at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.97 million in December, down 6.6% from November’s preliminary estimate and down 10.6% from last December’s seasonally adjusted pace.On the inventory front, local realtor/MLS data, as well as data from other inventory trackers, suggest that the inventory of existing homes for sale in December was up by about 5.5% from last December.Finally, local realtor/MLS data suggest that the median US existing single-family home sales price last month was up by about 2.7% from last December.CR Note: Existing home sales for December are scheduled to be released on Tuesday, Jan 22nd. Based on this estimate, December sales, on ...

Hidden Gems: Equitable Group Inc.
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Fed's Beige Book: Economic Growth "modest to moderate", Labor Market "Tight"
1 day ago by Bill McBride @ Calculated Risk

Fed's Beige Book "This report was prepared at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago based on information collected on or before January 7, 2019. "Economic activity increased in most of the U.S., with eight of twelve Federal Reserve Districts reporting modest to moderate growth. Nonauto retail sales grew modestly, as several Districts reported more holiday traffic compared with last year. Auto sales were flat on balance. The majority of Districts indicated that manufacturing expanded, but that growth had slowed, particularly in the auto and energy sectors. New home construction and existing home sales were little changed, with several Districts reporting that sales were limited by rising prices and low inventory. Commercial real estate activity was also little changed on balance. Most Districts reported modest to moderate growth in activity in the nonfinancial services sector, thoug...

Apple's Stock Is Witnessing Bullish Momentum
1 day ago by SA Most Popular

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Kaleido Biosciences Begins U.S. IPO Effort
1 day ago by SA IPO Analysis

Sacramento Housing in December: Sales Down 22% YoY, Active Inventory up 36% YoY
1 day ago by Bill McBride @ Calculated Risk

From SacRealtor.org: December 2018 Statistics – Sacramento Housing Market – Single Family Homes; Real estate market slows for holiday seasonDecember closed with 1,104 total sales, a 15.3% decrease from the 1,304 sales of November. Compared to the same month last year (1,408), the current figure is down 21.6%....The Active Listing Inventory decreased, falling 20.8% from 2,714 to 2,149 units. [Note: Compared to December 2017, inventory is up 36.4%] The Months of Inventory dropped slightly to 1.9 Months. This figure represents the amount of time (in months) it would take for the current rate of sales to deplete the total active listing inventory....The Average DOM (days on market) continued its increase, rising from 36 to 38 from November to December. The Median DOM also increased, rising from 24 to 25. “Days on market” represents the days betwe...

Even Cheaters Don’t Always Win
1 day ago by Matt Levine @ Bloomberg View

Also bad trades, bad departures, conflicts of interest and sandwiches.

Apple: Rethinking The iPhone
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Wednesday links: motivated employees
1 day ago by abnormalreturns @ Abnormal Returns

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