Weighing the Week Ahead: Will There Finally be an Infrastructure Bill?

The economic calendar is full, including all of the big reports except employment.  There will be some attention to the data, but I expect competition from Congress.  Many will be asking: What are the chances for an infrastructure bill? Last Week Recap My last edition of WTWA I predicted a continuing discussion of whether stocks […]

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Stock Exchange: Are You Out Of Your Comfort Zone?

The Stock Exchange is all about trading. Each week we do the following: Discuss an important issue for traders; highlight several technical trading methods, including current ideas; feature advice from top traders and writers; and, provide a few (minority) reactions from fundamental analysts. We also have some fun. We welcome comments, links, and ideas to […]

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Weighing the Week Ahead: Is the Coast Clear?

The economic calendar is very light, and it is a holiday-shortened week. With the quadrennial CNBC switch to Olympic curling coverage after the market close, there is a little less air time to fill. What time and space remains will invite pundit opinion about last week’s stock rebound and the question: Is the coast clear? […]

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What Investors Should Know about VIX

In the aftermath of the recent market correction, there is a lot of news about the VIX, popularly known as the market’s “fear gauge.” I update the VIX along with actual market volatility each week in my WTWA series. Let’s take a deeper look at this much-misunderstood indicator. VIX Misconceptions It is helpful to start […]

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Stock Exchange: Were You Stopped Out?

The Stock Exchange is all about trading. Each week we do the following: Discuss an important issue for traders; highlight several technical trading methods, including current ideas; feature advice from top traders and writers; and, provide a few (minority) reactions from fundamental analysts. We also have some fun. We welcome comments, links, and ideas to […]

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