Category Archive for ‘Daily Update’

Small-Caps Slack as VIX Holds 20

MomentumOptions.com Pre-Market Update for 12/14/2018 Small-Caps Slack as VIX Holds 20 8:00am (EST) The market struggled on Thursday after trading in a tighter trading range with the major indexes finishing mixed. Despite some positive developments, ongoing trade tensions between the U.S. and China remain the biggest factor influencing momentum. TheRead more

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VIX Trending Lower but Still Elevated

MomentumOptions.com Pre-Market Update for 12/13/2018 VIX Trending Lower but Still Elevated 8:00am (EST) The market showed momentum throughout much of Wednesday’s action as the major indexes held their gains after President Trump said trade talks with China by phone were moving along very well. While this remains a major headwind,Read more

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Early Momentum Fades on Political Tussle/ NewTrade (CVS)

MomentumOptions.com Pre-Market Update for 12/12/2018 Early Momentum Fades on Political Tussle/ NewTrade (CVS) 8:00am (EST) The market showed strength on Tuesday’s open after China confirmed it was still in talks with the White House in an effort to broker a comprehensive trade agreement. China’s Ministry of Commerce, China’s Vice PremierRead more

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VIX Tests 25 Again for Possible Near-Term Double Top

MomentumOptions.com Pre-Market Update for 12/11/2018 VIX Tests 25 Again for Possible Near-Term Double Top 8:00am (EST) The market showed continued weakness on Monday’s open with June and February support levels coming into play. Some of the nervousness came after U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer called the 90-day truce with ChinaRead more

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4Q Earnings Underway

MomentumOptions.com Mid-Market Update for 12/10/2018 4Q Earnings Underway 3:10pm (EST) The Q4 earnings season will not take the spotlight at least until the middle of January, but the reporting season has officially gotten underway already, with three companies already reporting. Total Q4 earnings are expected to be up 12.7% fromRead more

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Dow Gives Up YTD Gains

MomentumOptions.com Pre-Market Update for 12/10/2018 Dow Gives Up YTD Gains 8:00am (EST) The market showed strength on Friday’s open following a tame employment report but quickly gave back their gains while ending the session with heavy losses. The reversal came following a report that the Fed is considering a waitRead more

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Small-Caps Test February Lows

MomentumOptions.com Pre-Market Update for 12/7/2018 Small-Caps Test February Lows 8:00am (EST) The market showed continued weakness on Thursday as hopes of a trade dispute resolution with China took an unexpected back step. The prospects of a heightened tariff war was back in focus following the arrest of a major CFORead more

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Bears Return, VIX Clears 20/ Profit Alert (EBAY)

MomentumOptions.com Pre-Market Update for 12/6/2018 Bears Return, VIX Clears 20/ Profit Alert (EBAY) 8:00am (EST) The market opened lower on Tuesday with the losses accelerating into the second half of action as fears of an inverted yield curve spooked Wall Street. It also appears that the U.S.-Sino deal was anRead more

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Blue-Chips Clear 50-Day MA

MomentumOptions.com Pre-Market Update for 12/4/2018 Blue-Chips Clear 50-Day MA 8:00am (EST) U.S. markets showed strong momentum on Monday’s open after the U.S. and China agreed to a truce in their trade war over the weekend, with President Donald Trump saying he would not raise tariffs at the start of theRead more

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VIX Holds 20 Ahead of G20 Summit

MomentumOptions.com Pre-Market Update for 12/3/2018 VIX Holds 20 Ahead of G20 Summit 8:00am (EST) The market traded in a tight range on Friday before showing late day strength while closing out the best week of the year with strong gains. Much of the early choppiness came on chatter from theRead more

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