There is still too much risk in the equity and bond markets. Earn this easy 4.5% return while you wait for stability, says trader who hit 2 big calls in 2022.

There is still too much risk in the equity and bond markets.  Earn this easy 4.5% return while you wait for stability, says trader who hit 2 big calls in 2022.

Ahead of Big Tech Earnings, Meta Results Poised to Lighten Nasdaq Composite COMP for Thursday. The S&P 500 SPX also points to gains as investors have a glass-half-full view of the Fed meeting. LaDucTrading.com founder Samantha LaDuc is concerned that investors are in the throes of another Fed error. “The market is not pricing in … Read more

The stock market had a great January. Now it’s all the Fed.

The stock market had a great January.  Now it’s all the Fed.

Font size A scene from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange last week. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images The stock market just ended a positive January. After last year’s bear market, and in combination with other recent movements, this is a very positive signal. The S&P 500 closed January with a gain of just … Read more

S&P 500 nears first ‘gold cross’ in 2.5 years, but no guarantee for more gains ahead

S&P 500 nears first ‘gold cross’ in 2.5 years, but no guarantee for more gains ahead

The S&P 500 is on the verge of earning its first “gold cross” in two and a half years, but that doesn’t mean stocks will deliver more gains in the coming year. The gold cross indicator is used by technical analysts as a sign that a certain uptrend in markets or currencies is gaining momentum. … Read more