Posts Tagged ‘Bear market strategies’

Futures Pointing Towards Strong Open

9:00am (EST) The battle between the bulls and bears got heated last week as both sides tried to make a break for support and resistance but remain stuck in a trading range.  The bears made a statement early in the week as Japan’s nuclear crisis and the unrest in theRead more

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Nike (NKE) “Just” Couldn’t “Do It” Last Quarter

2:45pm (EST) Sorry for the late update but we wanted to see how the market held up… The bulls are running and the rally that we have been planning for since last week waited until Thursday and Friday to happen but it is happening.  We have been covering key targetsRead more

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Bulls Looking Strong on G7 News

9:00am (EST) You knew the market would bounce back at some point following this week’s steep losses and yesterday was the bulls’ day to flex their muscles.  Futures were pointing towards a strong open as the major indexes bounced back solidly for much of the day and those gains held as the marketRead more

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Bulls Looking to Hold Strong Gains

2:50pm (EST) The market opened sharply higher this morning and remained in narrow range as the bulls tried to make up lost ground.  Economic news has overshadowed some of the global events for today and it remains to be seen if we have tested the “bottom” or not.  Tomorrow isRead more

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Futures Flashing Green for St. Patty’s

9:00am (EST) The technical damage that was done on Tuesday followed the market into Wednesday as the major averages tested lower support levels once again.  The bulls didn’t have much to work with from the start and the negative headlines from around the globe continue to force some investors andRead more

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Market Continues Slow Drift Lower

2:00pm (EST) The market is near its worst levels of the day and continues to trade off headline news which has been negative for much of the session.  Economic news here at home has been uninspiring for the bulls as they continue to give up ground to the bears.  BeforeRead more

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Market Testing Red Numbers but Still Green

9:05am (EST) The heavy selling pressure at the open on Tuesday shows just how quickly the bears can strike despite not being around for months.  The 5-month rally the bulls have been enjoying suffered another major setback as world events continue to cloud a global recovery.  The news got worse yesterday as dangerous levels of radiation continued to leak from aRead more

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Bears Attack Another Layer of Support

1:30pm (EST) We knew the open was going to be ugly as Wall Street dealt with the possibility of a Japanese nuclear crisis and a slowdown in their economy.  Futures were pointing towards losses of 2+% with a test to the lower levels.  As we mentioned in this morning’s update  thoseRead more

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Japan Woes Worsen, Futures Down Big Time

8:45am (EST) The bulls played defense for much of Monday’s session as the bears pounded away at lower support levels.  For the first time in weeks, oil took a back seat as Japan’s devastation and hardship played a major role in yesterday’s drop.  Although there was some strength into theRead more

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MomentumOptionsTrading.com Weekly Wrap for 3/13/11

10:45pm (EST) 1.  Market Summary 2.  General Dynamics (GD) – A Knight in Shining Armor     3.  Comcast (CMCSA) – A Value Trap?           4.  Earnings  5.  Weekly Wrap Portfolio Update  6.  Week Ahead = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =   ToRead more

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