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Key Levels To Watch in the Yield Curve

What’s in today’s report: Key levels to watch in the yield curve, signals from the “smart market”, stock futures are flat to slightly higher this morning, earnings will remain in focus as there are several notable companies releasing Q2 results before the bell and more…

Is the gold rally capped?

Gold: Since December of last year, the 23 & 30 day moving averages have capped any rally, and they look to be doing so again. $1440 is critical support at this point.

Is Dis-Inflation Good For Stocks?

Yesterday was a pretty quiet day in the markets, but one consistent theme that showed up in economic data releases was something we’ve been ahead of the curve on here…

Four Major Market Moving Events to Watch This Week

Economic data was almost universally disappointing last week, although it obviously didn’t have the expected effect on the market (more on why below). The big numbers of last week, the global flash PMIs, all either missed expectations (China, U.S. and Germany) or met low expectations and remained…

The Russell 2000 and Dow Transports are Fast Approaching

The Russell 2000 and Dow Transports are fast approaching the pre-selloff levels from last week, so a break above 6143 in the Dow Transports and 938 in the Russell 2000 would be significant.

The Real Reason Stocks Rallied Yesterday

So, with the economic data so bad—why did stocks rally yesterday? The answer is changing market expectations of…

This Chart Shows Why Stocks Are Rallying

The spread between Spanish and German yields is crashing lower, which is one of the major reasons stocks rallied yesterday.