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- Review the major indexes and put the daily market action in context.
- Walk through the day's economic announcements, earnings announcements and major news affecting the day's market actions.
- We walk through technical and fundamental analysis of the big movers and market sectors each day.
- Exploring the Cup & Handle Technical Pattern.
- Creating Price Targets from Candlestick Patterns.
- Conquer Your Emotions and Improve Trading Discipline.
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Will the Fed Doom the Stock Market by Raising Rates?
Posted on Jun 23, 2017 by Gordon Scott
The effect rising or falling interest rates have on stock prices can vary depending on economic conditions. Right now there is a case to be made that higher interest rates could put downward pressure on the stock market. If that assumption is correct, could the Fed’s plans spoil the rally? Estimates for another rate hike turned up again today making this discussion more important as investors head into next week’s heavy schedule of economic announcements. In today’s Daily Market Commentary, Learning Market Analysts will discuss what investors can expect from a shift in the Fed’s outlook.View all past DMC webinar recordings
Identifying Swing Highs and Swing Lows for Trade Entries
Posted on Jun 22, 2017 by John Jagerson
Stock trends aren’t usually perfectly smooth and may move back and forth quite rapidly. Traders trying to time entries and exits at these intermediate tops and bottoms may use signals called swing highs and swing lows. This is a common form of chart analysis that can be used to supplement candlesticks and oscillators to increase your confidence that a stock has hit a short-term top or bottom.View all past SS webinar recordings
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