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Risk Far Outweighs Reward beyond S&P’s 2950

despite recent weakness, S&P is still in a nice uptrend and as long as this rising trend remains intact, the path with least resistant is higher. However, the fact that Money Flow measure fell below the zero line as the index tests the upper limit of its short-term trading range, does not favor a sustain break to the upside. And we’d, therefore, cautious against taking large position and also believe that risk far outweighs the reward beyond that point

Trading Strategy – SPDR S&P Retail ETF

  One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in retail stocks. The group is trading at new all-time highs as sentiment in the sector continues to improve after strong earnings reports from heavyweights Walmart (WMT), Target (TGT) and Home Depot (HD).  Also contributed to the overall optimism is the strong …[read more]

Trading Strategy – SPDR S&P Retail ETF

One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in retailers. Trade war fear among the United States and its major trading partners as well as high energy prices weighed on the group. The highest retail gasoline prices in years are the latest development to raise concerns about one of the longest-running U.S. economic expansions on record. The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) fell 0.4 percent Thursday, down 1.8 percent WTD. Now the question is whether recent selloff is a pause that refreshes or it’s a beginning of something worse?

Trading Strategy – SPDR S&P Retail ETF

  One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in retail stocks.  The group attracted strong buying support Monday that saw Walmart and Target rose 2.9 percent and 4.9 percent, respectively.  The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) jumped 2.2 percent, its biggest one-day gain since April 4, bringing its YTD gains …[read more]

Trading Strategy – SPDR S&P Retail ETF

  One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in retailers.  The group attracted strong buying support Wednesday after Macy’s Inc. (M) reported upbeat sales and outlook.  Shares of Macy’s Inc. jumped over 10 percent.  The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) rose 1.6%, bringing its MTD gains up to nearly 4 …[read more]

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