Category Archive for "Market Indicators" | John Rothe | Portfolio Manager, Quant, Tech Geek, And Sometime Superhero To My Kids

US Stock Market: On Hold

The US stock market has been stuck in a sideways trading pattern for the past few trading sessions. Market watchers are worried about a potential collapse in the Euro, while others are hoping that all this bad news will force the Fed to start another stimulus package. The S&P 500 will mostly likely trade at the ...

Another Line In The Sand Moment

The S&P 500 index has been in a consolidation phase for the past few weeks. The market is now at a level where buyers should start coming back in. However, the news from JP Morgan last night may spook the market and bring back worries about bank solvency. “There were many errors, sloppiness and bad judgment,” ...

An Update On Copper

                              Copper prices are starting to head upwards again, after a month long decline on worries that events in Europe might slow global growth. In my 2012 outlook (see 2012 Outlook), I discussed how copper prices are a great indicator on the health of the global economy: Copper is an amazingly conductive metal, AND a fantastic gauge of the ...

Golden Cross in 3…2…1…

A golden cross pattern in Copper is occurring as we speak. This is good news and an indication that the current uptrend in the market may continue for some time. Readers will recognize the pattern in copper as one of my "themes" for 2012. Last week, I spoke a bit more in detail about the correlation ...