Posts Tagged ‘Nasdaq Composite’

Tech Stocks To Buy and Avoid

April 16th, 2014

buy-and-holdMarshall Hargrave: Over the past couple weeks the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite has fallen twice as much as the S&P 500. Investors aren’t used to this type of movement. Top tech stocks generally outperform the broader market. Read more…


Best Tech Stocks To Buy Now

April 9th, 2014

buy-nowKyle Anderson: Technology stocks have been at the forefront of a global market downturn in the last week, leading many to avoid that industry when looking for stocks to buy. Read more…


The Case For Dow Jones Industrial Average 50,000

March 31st, 2014

dow-jonesToday marks the official end of the first quarter of 2014 and most traders are happen to see it end. The S&P 500(INDEXSP:.INX) managed to grind out gains but it took nerves of steel to effectively trade the gyrations. That’s one Read more…


More Downside Ahead For The NASDAQ Composite

November 8th, 2013

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: In yesterday morning’s commentary, we warned the NASDAQ was imminently headed for a significant correction and that it was time to exit long positions and/or trail very tight stops. Read more…


Two ETFs That Could See Some Buying Interest

October 8th, 2013

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: Stocks sold off in the morning session and (once again) into the close, resulting in losses of roughly 1% or lower in each of the major indices. However, turnover was lighter on both exchanges, so it was technically Read more…


Why Key Stock Indices Can Still Advance In Wake of New Monetary Policy

September 17th, 2013

wall-street-etf: The broader market is showing renewed strength in anticipation of the Federal Reserve’s decision on quantitative easing and third-quarter earnings season. Read more…


The NASDAQ Composite Could Rally To The 4,000 Level

September 10th, 2013

bullish buyMorpheus Trading: Stocks followed through on last week’s momentum with a solid performance across the board. Led by the NASDAQ’s push to new 52-week highs, all major averages closed up at least 1.0% on the day. The S&P 500, Russell 2000, Read more…


What Is The Fear Index Showing About Volatility

September 10th, 2013

technical bounce: We have now entered into September, one of the most volatile weeks for the key stock indices in the U.S. economy. With this, there are questions as to where these key stock indices are going next. The bulls and the bears are at it again, Read more…


S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite: Structure and Price Level Check

May 23rd, 2013

technical chart lookCorey Rosenbloom: After a sudden (yet overdue) retracement took the major US Equity Indexes back to their rising 20 day moving averages, let’s update the current structure and short term reference levels in the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) Read more…


ETF Trade: A Look At The S&P Regional Bank ETF and U.S. Oil Fund (KRE, USO)

October 4th, 2012

After chopping around in indecisive fashion throughout the entire day, the Nasdaq Composite ($COMPX) rose 0.5% yesterday, the S&P 500 Index ($SPX) gained 0.4%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJIA) eked out a gain of 0.1%. While the gains in the most popular stock market Read more…


Look For A Very Positive “Reward To Risk Ratio” With A Buy Entry In This Natural Gas ETF (UNG, FCG)

September 27th, 2012

Initially following through on the previous day’s bearish momentum, stocks trended lower throughout the first 90 minutes of trading. The broad market subsequently stabilized and attempted to edge higher for the next several hours, but the major indices drifted back down into the close. Read more…


Look For A Short-Term Buy Entry In The U.S. Natural Gas Fund (UNG)

September 24th, 2012

Initially gapping higher on the open, stocks got off to a positive start last Friday. However, traders sold into the strength of the upward momentum, causing the main stock market indexes to once again closed near unchanged levels. The Nasdaq Composite ($COMPX) edged Read more…


QE3: Is The Federal Reserve Panicking?

September 14th, 2012

Jeff Harding: Here is the Fed Open Market Committee’s announcement of November 25, 2008 announcing the implementation of QE1, a $600 billion bond purchase program: Read more…


How Much Room Do The Major Averages Have To Run Before Hitting Resistance? (INDEXSP:.INX, INDEXDJX:.DJI)

September 14th, 2012

After dull week of trading, the market exploded higher in the afternoon session in reaction to Thursday’s Fed meeting (see chart below): Read more…


Nasdaq, S&P 500, and Dow Each Formed An Ugly Chart Pattern Known As A “Bearish Engulfing Candlestick”

August 22nd, 2012

A positive start to the day led to a disappointing finish for the bulls, as stocks surrendered early gains to close modestly lower yesterday. The Nasdaq Composite ($COMPQ) was trading 0.8% higher at its intraday peak, but reversed to finish 0.3% lower. The S&P 500 ($SPX) Read more…


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