Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead

Stock market outlook for the week ahead reviews the past week and presents the upcoming week. It forecasts the stock market action for the week, trading tips, what to watch for in the market and anticipated stock market closings.

Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Third Week Of Feb 2017

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Third Week Of Feb 2017

For the third week of February, all the indexes will be starting the week at all-time highs. The majority of analysts are bearish on the “Trump Rally” coining the next anticipated move in stocks, the “Trump Dump”. Whether they are right remains to be seen. The market being what it is, at some point the bearishness will win out and stocks will correct or at least pullback. When that does happen I am expecting all the bears to come out of their caves with dire…

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Second Week Of Feb 2017

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Second Week Of Feb 2017

I didn’t have a chance to finish up the weekly outlook on the past weekend. I had started it on Sunday night but didn’t have time to finish it. With stocks still stuck below 2300 on the S&P I thought it would be interesting to do the weekly outlook review on Wednesday morning – mid-week for the S&P. I finished most of it last night and completed some final comments this morning. It is lengthy this week at 2800 words but it covers off a…

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Fourth Week Of Jan 2017

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Fourth Week Of Jan 2017

The third week of January ended with a Friday rally on the back of the inauguration of President-elect Trump. This was the first time in over 50 years that the market rallied on the first day in office of a new President. The third week though ended almost where it had closed on Friday Jan 13. Once again the S&P saw a sideways week with the index closing on Friday Jan 20 at 2271.31, just a few points below the prior Friday’s close. Fourth Week…

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Small Cap Stocks IWM ETF – Fourth Week Of Jan 2017

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Small Cap Stocks IWM ETF – Fourth Week Of Jan 2017

While investing in small cap stocks can often be like tip-toeing through a minefield, using the IWM ETF can make the experience much smoother and less risky while still providing exceptional returns. The IWM ETF follows the Russell 2000 small cap index. I have used the IWM ETF since 2002 to build profits into my portfolio. Most years, returns in the IWM ETF trades have easily beaten 20% which means a doubling of capital in just over 4 years. This is truly an excellent ETF…

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Europe – Fourth Week Of Jan 2017

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Europe – Fourth Week Of Jan 2017

The Week Ahead outlook on the European Stock Market is important as it can often give us clues as to what investors might expect for the upcoming week here in North America. Many investors will remember the Greek Debt Crisis along with a number of European Banking Crises and let’s not forget the impact of the Brexit vote. Having a “feel” for what is happening in Europe can often give us a “heads up” on what we might expect here at home. This article looks…

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Third Week Of Jan 2017

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Third Week Of Jan 2017

The second week of January remained uneventful for the S&P. While the NASDAQ made new highs, the Dow and the S&P did not join in. With lots of noise about possible Russian involvement in the most recent Presidential election, investors for the second week of January seemed to stay on the sidelines. Third Week Of January 2017 Stock Market Outlook Here is the weekly outlook for the Third Week Of January 2017 It includes: market direction outlook trade ideas and comments on Market Outlook investor…

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Small Cap Stocks IWM ETF – Third Week Of Jan 2017

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Small Cap Stocks IWM ETF – Third Week Of Jan 2017

Investing in small cap stocks can often end in disaster for a lot of investors. What often seems like a cheap entry point can end up even cheaper as small cap stocks can be incredibly volatile and losses can be quite large. One of the better ways to enjoy profits from the small cap stock world is through investing through IWM ETF which follows the Russell 2000 small cap index. I have used the IWM ETF since 2002 to build profits into my portfolio. Most…

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Europe – Third Week Of Jan 2017

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Europe – Third Week Of Jan 2017

The week ahead outlook for the third week of January, includes a special report on European equities. By studying European markets investors can often get a different outlook on the direction of our own North American markets, a week in advance. Third Week Of January 2017 – European Stock Market Outlook The Week Ahead article for the third week of January 2017 is for FullyInformed Members. Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Europe – Third Week Of Jan 2017 Members can log in…

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Second Week Of Jan 2017

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Second Week Of Jan 2017

With the end of the Santa Claus rally period and the first week of full trading ahead, the second week of January 2017 promises to be interesting. There was no Santa Claus rally this past holiday season. Second Week Of January 2017 Stock Market Outlook Here is the weekly outlook for the Second Week Of January 2017 It includes: market direction outlook trade ideas and comments on Market Outlook investor sentiment general trading tips a number of trade ideas outlined for Monday an update of…

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Final Week Of Dec 2016

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Final Week Of Dec 2016

This week is the period known as the Santa Claus Rally. The old saying of “If Santa Claus should fail to call, bears may come to Broad and Wall” actually has a lot of historic fact to it, going back to 1950. With the Trump Rally this year having added quite a bit of upside in such a short period of time and into the year-end, many analysts believe we may not see the Santa Claus rally this year. Final Week Of December 2016 Stock…

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Second Week Of Dec 2016

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Second Week Of Dec 2016

Historically stocks in the early part of December tend to see weakness and can take a number of dips. By mid-December, historically they pick up strength and move higher in the week ahead of Christmas. After Christmas stocks invariably enter the highly anticipated Santa Claus Rally. The old saying of “If Santa Claus should fail to call, bears may come to Broad and Wall” actually has a lot of historic fact to it, going back to 1950. Second Week Of December 2016 Stock Market Outlook…

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Final Week Of Nov 2016

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Final Week Of Nov 2016

With stocks heading into the final week of November, it has been a month to remember. The beginning of November saw investors dumping shares ahead of the election. Fear of a Trump victory had analysts predicting dire consequences for stocks and indeed the night of the election the index futures were down “big”. But instead of collapsing investors decided that perhaps Trump’s plans for the economy might just benefit stocks and they began to buy. With hardly any pullbacks during the “Trump” rally, the S&P…

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – First Week Of Nov 2016

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – First Week Of Nov 2016

With October out-of-the-way on Monday, the market doomsayers have been wrong again. October did not see another “crash” and those calling for a retrenchment anywhere from 25% to 50% will probably be back at some point in November. First Week Of November 2016 Stock Market Outlook Here is the weekly outlook for the first week of October. It includes: market direction outlook investor sentiment general trading tips thoughts on protection of portfolios an update of the VIX Index Strategy Trade thoughts on November and December…

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Second Week Of Oct 2016

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – Second Week Of Oct 2016

For the first week of October the market had a couple of dips and retested the 2150 level a few times,  but by the end of the week the market was down just a handful of points from where it had started. Second Week Of October 2016 Stock Market Outlook Here is the weekly outlook for the second week of October. It includes, market direction outlook, investor sentiment, trading tips, thoughts on protection of portfolios along with a list of trades I will be considering…

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – First Week Of Oct 2016

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Stock Market Outlook – The Week Ahead – First Week Of Oct 2016

For the final week of September, the S&P started the week at 2158.54 and ended the week of 2168.27. The week saw a total gain of 0.46% or just shy of half a percent. It was though a tumultuous week as concerns over Deutsche Bank caught the attention of investors and while most did not understand the full extent of the problems facing the bank, most investors and many analysts referred to it as a possible Lehman Brothers moment. A Week Of Bears Indeed many…

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