Category: Market Updates

Federal Reserve FOMC Recap, March 2022

Today was the first Federal Reserve meeting since the rate increases were announced for 2022. Jerome Powell has said previously the Fed would evaluate all options available to them to combat inflation concerns. This included the Fed would halt their asset purchase program at a future undecided date. The main focus today was the anticipated […]

Falling Wedge Pattern

What is the Falling Wedge Patten? A falling wedge pattern is a chart pattern that signals future bullish movement in price. Depending on what the previous trend was, this chart could either be considered a continuation pattern or a reversal pattern. The pattern is formed by two downward sloping, converging trendlines. See the below picture […]

Chip Shortage Impacting Ford’s Present and Potential Future

Legacy automakers have been struggling to keep up with production due to ongoing supply issues, mainly their reliance on certain semiconductor chips that continue to be in high demand but low supply. While in contrast, certain companies like Tesla have worked their way around the shortage, producing and delivering cars at a record pace for […]

Interest Rate Decision and Company Earnings

January 26th,  2022   $SPX After very aggressive moves from the upside to the downside last week and earlier this week, SPX and SPY are both consolidating.  We are currently forming a Doji on the weekly candle. As we go into the second half of the week, be on the lookout to see whether we […]

UPST Upstart Analysis, February 2022

January 26th,  2022 $UPST Upstart Not really sure why, but I am absolutely loving this chart and this chart setup. I see a few things here and I will explain them in detail in this post. Summary:  Upstart is currently profitable and is experiencing triple-digit revenue and earnings growth. Upstart’s business model could have huge […]

Fed ready to tackle inflation with interest rate hike in March

Chair Jerome H. Powell said Fed officials believe the economy is strong the labor market is close to full employment and it’s time to tackle inflation.   Well, the first FOMC meeting is officially in the books, Chairman Jerome Powell held the much-anticipated conference at 2 pm today and answered questions from reporters shortly after. […]

Interest Rate Decision and Company Earnings

January 26th,  2022   $SPX After very aggressive moves from the upside to the downside last week and earlier this week, SPX and SPY are both consolidating.  We are currently forming a Doji on the weekly candle. As we go into the second half of the week, be on the lookout to see whether we […]

Why Does the Market Care About Interest Rates?

We’ve experienced what are typically entire year-long returns and volatility in the span of a week. Just when we thought we were through the wackiest and wildest period for markets, we’ve been rocked with another absolute bombshell of a sell-off in all growth names. This doesn’t happen randomly, and cannot be evaluated in a vacuum. […]

Why Are Corporate Executives Selling So Much Stock?

  Insiders at public companies are selling the stock at the highest rate in recorded history amid near-record high valuations and the S&P 500 at all-time highs. But, should we be concerned? After all, most insiders are rewarded shares by their employer and sell them to buy a boat or a Corvette. They’re employees, not stock […]

The January Effect and Why it Matters

As trading gets underway in 2022, the U.S. stock market faces an uncertain future.   Will traders take profits after the widely-followed S&P 500 index more than doubled in 2021, or is the January Effect going to give the market an extra boost? The January Effect continuously fascinates market participants and analysts because it frequently sets […]

Unusual Whales Trading Strategy

Filters used: https://unusualwhales.com/watchlist/8a71e227-7cee-493a-a729-639a80c1ab7b Step 1: Create a scan filter for option contracts that you want. The scan filter that I created looks for options that meet the following criteria: Have a premium under $1 or worth less than $100. Expires within the week. Traders are buying the contracts at the ask price. Avoiding companies that […]

Tiger Wolf Capital : Stocks to trade this week

$BA Boeing News: Southwest Airlines on Monday said it is buying 100 new Boeing  737 MAX jets. This is big news for Boeing, which lost hundreds of orders during a prolonged grounding of the troubled jet and reduced demand for travel during the coronavirus pandemic. The order for the MAX 7 jets, the smallest MAX […]

Tesla increases Model Y price in China after successful launch in the market

Tesla has increased the price of the Model Y electric SUV in China last night after a successful launch in the market. In January, Tesla launched the Model Y in China. The launch of the electric SUV was highly-anticipated since the electric crossover/small SUV segment is very popular in the market, and since Tesla was waiting […]

Disagreement about U.S. and Euro-Area Inflation Forecasts

FRBSF Economic Letter 2021-08 | March 22, 2021 | Research from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Disagreement among economic forecasters about the outlook for inflation in both the United States and the euro area has increased since the onset of the pandemic. The nature of these forecast differences can provide insights into the […]

The Fed, the source of market volatility or an ally ?

The Fed could be a source of market volatility as Powell and others speak in the week ahead.   Fed Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before Congress twice this week, and a dozen other Fed speeches are slated for next week. Personal consumption expenditures inflation data will be released at the end of the week. It’s […]

Market Sell-Off Part 2: Zoom Earnings and 10 Year Treasury

Market Sell-Off Part 2:  Zoom Earnings and 10 Year Treasury Friday, March (3/5) Closing Price TABLE OF CONTENTS Discord Recap Educational Learning Segment Upcoming week: Talks and events  Upcoming week: Earnings from 3/8- 3/12 REVIEW OF PAST week: News and events 3/1 – 3/5 REVIEW OF PAST week: Earnings 3/1 – 3/5   DISCORD RECAP (March 1st – […]

March 4th, 2020 : Stock Market Crashing, here’s why.

March 4, 2021 Indices Around The Globe S&P 500 Futures moved below 3,780 for the first time since late January, down 1.25% for the trading session. UK’s FTSE 100 down 0.37% to near 6,650 Japan’s Nikkei 225 down 2.13% to near 28,930 Bonds 10-year treasury yield at 1.55% Commodities Crude oil up 4.72% to near $64.17/barrel, […]