More Unforced Errors

More unforced errors, stock futures are bouncing modestly this morning, news flows were mostly quiet over the last 48 hours however President Trump did make supportive comments regarding Secretary Mnuchin after he spooked markets Monday and continued to blame the Fed for the recent selloff and more.

FOMC Takeaways (Not Good)

FOMC Decision Takeaways, futures are slightly higher, it was a quiet night of news as there were no new headlines on trade, today focus will remain on the economic data, which becomes even more important in the face of the not dovish enough Fed. We get to notable reports today, Jobless Claims (E: 220K) and Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook Survey (E: 16.5) and if the later misses expectations, look for more selling and more.

Weekly Market Cheat Sheet, September 11, 2017

Join hundreds of advisors from huge brokerage firms like Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo Advisors, Raymond James and more… see if The Sevens Report is right for you with a free two-week trial. Last Week in Review The economic data remains remarkably consistent: Growth data remains good but not great while inflation data relentlessly disappoints.[…]

What Caused The Mid-Day Selloff?

Join hundreds of advisors from huge brokerage firms like Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo Advisors, Raymond James and more… see if The Sevens Report is right for you with a free two-week trial. The most likely “cause” of the midday reversal and selloff (which frankly looked ugly for an hour or so) was a cautious[…]

What Does Reflation Actually Mean for the Economy-

What Does “Reflation” Actually Mean?, July 7, 2017

What Does “Reflation” Actually Mean? One of the reasons I started the Sevens Report more than five years ago was because I hated the overuse of jargon by analysts and commentators. Frankly, markets and economics are not particularly complicated topics. There are a lot of variables involved, so getting the future right is difficult. However,[…]

VIX volatility - What goes up must come down

Volatility—What Goes Down Must Come Up, But It Can Take a Long Time!, May 10, 2017

Get the simple talking points you need to strengthen your client relationships with the Sevens Report. Sign up today for your no obligation 2-week free trial. Historically low volatility is becoming a bigger topic in the markets these days, and while earlier in the year low volatility was referenced with more of an observational tone,[…]

s&p - Earnings Season Post Mortem & Valuation Update

Earnings Season Post Mortem & Valuation Update, May 9, 2017

The Sevens Report is everything you need to know about the market in your inbox by 7am, in 7 minutes or less. Claim your free 2-week trial. The S&P 500 has been largely “stuck” in the 2300-2400 trading range for nearly 10 weeks, despite a big non-confirmation from 10-year yields, modestly slowing economic data and political disappointment.[…]

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Last Week and This Week in Economics, May 1, 2017

The Sevens Report is everything you need to know about the markets by 7am each morning in seven minutes or less. Free trial at 7sReport.com. Economic data continued to underwhelm last week and the gap between soft sentiment surveys and actual, hard economic data remains wide, and that gap remains a medium term risk on[…]

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Bond Market Problems (That May Become Stock Market Problems), April 5, 2017

This is an excerpt from today’s Sevens Report—everything you need to know about the markets in your inbox by 7am, in 7 minutes or less. One of the reasons I watch all asset classes so closely is because I’ve learned that other sectors often will confirm (or not confirm) a move in the stock market.[…]