Tag: technical analysis

Sunday Update Week of March 4th – SPY Shows It’s First Weekly Red Candle in 2019

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 how the SPY, QQQ, and XBI ETFs are shaping up into next week. As the first weekly red volume bar of the year, is this a point of a reversal or just a quick consolidation zone before the next leg up?

Sunday Update Week of January 21st – The Markets Hit The Weekly SMA (20) “Wall”

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 after continued moves to the upside, with SPY, QQQ, and XBI all closing at or near the longer-term 20-week simple moving average resistance. As the market has not been phased by the government shutdown, the weekly SMA (20) is the only “wall” the market needs to pay attention to.

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.