Johnson and Johnson’s (JNJ) Chairman and CEO Alex Gorsky said Monday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that human testing of its experimental vaccine for the coronavirus will begin by September. If the vaccine is effective the company said it could be available for emergency use in early 2021. That seems a long way off but it… Read More »
The S&P 500 Index bounced up 20% from its Monday low to its Thursday closing high. It seemed primed for the bounce and in Tuesday’s article where we pointed out a bullish morningstar reversal pattern. But we also mentioned that a V-shaped recovery was not what many technicians wanted to see. Volatility is extreme and… Read More »
There was a powerful wave of buying that swept through the market on Tuesday. The major market indices were up over 10% in the session, closing on their highs. It was a relief to investors after a month of what seemed like indefatigable selling. In addition to the the positive price and money flow momentum… Read More »
Again, self-explanatory and presented without commentary: Be sure and check out earnings dates.
These charts are self-explanatory and presented without commentary: …to be continued after the open.
Zoom Video Communications (ZM) shares jumped higher in the two months following the company’s IPO in April 2019. The stock price then began making a series of lower highs and lower lows trading back down to its IPO opening price of $60 in October of that same year. A bounce off the $60 level failed… Read More »
I’ve been using this chart to track the Volatility index for a long time. In the past the area between 11 and 12 has acted as a reliable floor of support. Short lived spikes and historically low readings suggest that there is little fear in the “Fear Index.” But that could be changing. It is… Read More »
A major bearish reversal pattern formed this week on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) daily chart. It is called an evening star pattern and is considered by many technical analysts to be a reliable predictor of market tops. The evening star is a three-day candle formation that consists of a large white candle, followed… Read More »
It was a good week for the market and a good month. Surprising, because in early October a major uptrend line on the S&P 500 was being tested and the technical indications suggested a breakdown. A breakdown suggested a major move lower. Instead, the S&P rallied right through October and finished the month and the… Read More »