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McClellan Oscillator

Bear market ahead? DJIA plunges 400 points, most sectors hit hard

Investors are already experiencing the kind of bear market nervousness they thought they'd left behind. The biggest villain in today’s Dow drop: High-fling UnitedHealth Group (symbol: UNH), off a painful $9.98 per share, with shares currently trading at $237 and change.

SNAP beating, Fed rate hike fears hammer March stock trade

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2017 – Like Monday, March 6, Tuesday stock market trading action looks, on the surface at least, to be steadily though modestly off as the Trump Rally—or how much we have left of it—continues to blow off steam in the averages. A peek beneath the market surface, however, shows a great deal ...

Wall Street’s anxious week: Gloom and doom ahead for stocks?

WASHINGTON, January 10, 2016 – We admit to being more than a bit shell shocked at last week’s vicious market action. Over many years, this particular time period is one that’s regarded as having “seasonal favorability,” meaning that stocks tend to have an upward bias. “Seasonal unfavorability” tends to occur after Tax Day (generally April ...

August 24, 2015: Another Black Monday incoming for Wall Street?

WASHINGTON, August 23, 2015 — In our previous article, we reviewed some of the history and major concerns that likely led to last week’s stock market collapse. In this piece, we’ll pinch in on the immediate concerns that need to be addressed to get both markets and the moribund U.S. economy back on track. Read ...

Friday markets: Wall Street traders, stocks drowning in oil

WASHINGTON, December 12, 2014 – Short column today because we’re still in the grips of this week’s same old, same old. In other words, oil prices are dropping again today, far more quickly, as usual, than they are at your local gas pump. Finally dropping below $60 per bbl. for the first time since the ...