Posted by on November 18, 2014

The Market – Bulls Battle a Pullback

Given the run up that we saw since mid-October, it would make sense to see a bit of a pullback. One would expect selling pressure to start flexing its muscles and reign in the run-away bulls. Instead, over the last week, we have seen a consolidation instead of a pullback. Since last Monday, the S&P…  Continue Reading
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Posted by on November 17, 2014

The Market – Retail and Oil

Monday will be all about the foreign markets. Firstly, Japan released a rather dismal GDP report. With a quarter-over-quarter decline of 0.4% they have come in well below their expected 0.5% growth expectations. Technically, they have fallen back into a recession. While this has had some negative impact on the futures market, it has been…  Continue Reading
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Posted by on November 13, 2014

Exciting News About OptionsHouse Accounts

As you may recall, OptionsHouse and tradeMONSTER are joining forces to create an even better experience for our valued customers. As an account holder you will gain many additional benefits, including a more powerful trading platform — with NO CHANGES to your fees. Go to our Welcome Center today for all the details. Within the next few months, we…  Continue Reading
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Posted by on November 12, 2014

The Market

Just because we saw a lower open today predicted by the pre-market futures lower by 8 points, it doesn’t mean that anything is necessarily wrong. Looking back a month, each of the main indices have risen double digit percentages. A consolidation of profit taking is both expected and possibly healthy at this point. There has…  Continue Reading
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Posted by on November 11, 2014

The Market

Today is Veterans Day, and we celebrate the service of all the U.S. military veterans. So before jumping into the brief today, a very big thank you is in order. In observance, banks and the treasury market are both closed today. However the stock market will keep plugging along. We’ve come out well after a…  Continue Reading
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