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How Do Government Shutdowns Impact the Stock Market? – TrendSpider Blog

Government shutdowns have a significant impact on federal employees, government contractors, and many companies relying on government services. Most shutdowns are resolved within a few days and there’s little impact, but in some cases, shutdowns have lasted more than two weeks. These longer stalemates have become increasingly common since the 1990s with shutdowns during Clinton, Obama, and Trump’s administrations.

Let’s take a look at the impact of government shutdowns on businesses and how the three longest shutdowns have affected stock market returns.

TrendSpider Thursday Analysis – Airlines Ready to “Fly”?

Taking a look at Wednesday charts into Thursday morning’s open is a great way to get an idea of the overall market direction for the week but also an idea of what the rest of the week may hold. As the DAL and other airline stocks seem to be forming an interesting lower indicator setup, it looks as if these beaten down stocks may be next to gain some momentum. Check out our blog to see the charts of DAL, UAL, and LUV into Thursday’s Trading.

What Are the Best Stock Screeners? – TrendSpider Blog

It’s hard to find investment opportunities among the roughly 7,500 public companies around the world. If you spent just one minute analyzing each chart, it would take you 125 hours—or 15 full-time days—to work through every company. Long-term investors can spend hours reading through regulatory filings for a single company to piece together an investment thesis. Fortunately, stock screeners can help you efficiently narrow down your options.

TrendSpider Software Update: Zoom Capabilities Greatly Enhanced

At TrendSpider, we are constantly working on adding new, useful features to our platform as well as updating and improving the ones we currently have. In this blog post, we focus on something that has been frustrating for many users, ZOOM. Users can now pan and drag charts with EASE as well as drag the horizontal axis for more precise charting. Check out our video to get the full details. 

Sunday Update Week of January 14th – January 2016 Deja Vu?

A prepared trader is a generally a profitable trader, and Sunday is a great day to get ready for the week ahead by studying up from last week’s price action.  In this weekend’s analysis, we take a look at the broad markets continued strong move up this week and compare the recent lower indicator action with the early 2016 moves which aren’t exactly the same but are showing many similarities.