[BRIEFING.COM] The stock market began the new week on a quiet note with the Dow (unch), Nasdaq (+0.3%), and S&P 500 (+0.3%) settling near their flat lines. The small-cap Russell 2000 (+1.0%) outperformed, but the action took place against the backdrop of anemic trading...
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TA Page SetUps
Here's today's list of a few hand-picked short-term technical patterns that we are currently eyeing for potential swing opportunities over the coming sessions. These selections are designed to assist the active trader and teach the developing novice in identifying low...
"To hold a position into earnings, or not to? That is the question..." - Me With earnings season getting into full swing here in the latter half of January and into February, that's the big question for traders. My simple answer is, "It depends." Long gone are the...
Liquid Momentum is Briefing.com's proprietary Focus List for up to 50 of the most liquid, high Relative Strength stocks in the market that are ideal for Day and Swing trading candidates.In this report, we update the Focus List for the week of January 20 through January...
The Next Big Thing
It took a bit longer than expected, but, the IPO market is finally revving up in 2015. As we look out to next week, there's eleven IPOs expected to price, the most in any one week since the first week of October 2014. Among the eleven are nine healthcare-related deals,...
When you have to start your day talking about how the election results in Greece have affected the S&P futures, you know things are a bit off kilter. But, alas, that's the situation market watchers find themselves in today as little, old Greece seems to be having some...
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