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7 Charts That Recommend The Rising Currency Markets May Be Incorrect - Marketwatch

A number of distribution days hit the market last week as the early March upward momentum had waned. Recall in a prior Swing Trader report, I had highlighted the narrow range "doji" patterns suggesting some sort of corrective rest/pullback was at hand. What developed... The Next Big Thing Castlight Health (CSLT):... As expected, Castlight Health's (IPO) IPO saw strong demand pricing at $16/share, above the upwardly revised price range of $13-$15. As discussed in our IPO preview (click here to access), we felt that this deal would generate solid interest based primarily on its... 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... TA Page Scans

They believe markets move before trends in fundamental data change, because market prices reflect all the information that can be known to investors, in real time, while economic and earnings data are released with a lag. With the S&P 500 SPX, -0.04% reaching an all-time intraday high for a second straight trading session on Tuesday, that would suggest the economys recent struggles, as depicted by disappointing fourth-quarter growth in gross domestic product, a sharp decline in retail sales and continued weak inflation readings, will eventually give way to improving growth. But as the above chart, joined by the following charts, shows, investors often ignore disappointing economic information as a bull market progresses, just as they did before the previous two recessions. And when market prices just start building rapidly on themselves, without a strong economic platform or continued stimulus from the Federal Reserve, the market bubble that is created should eventually pop. As the saying goes, theres nothing as bullish as a fresh record, except the last one. FactSet S&P 500 (black) compared with year-over-year change in retail sales (blue) Slide 2 of Retail sales declined for a second straight month in January . Although sharp declines in gasoline prices had something to do with that, the data showed that consumers arent spending the money they saved on gas. Keep in mind that retail sales have been trending lower for more than three years, while oil prices peaked about eight months ago. The above chart shows the S&P 500 can continue to climb while retail sales trend lower for a while, but eventually investors wake up. FactSet Goldman Sachs Commidities Index (green) vs.

Stocks Trim Losses; LinkedIn Reverses Higher LNKD VIPS NCLH -

The stock is working on a flat base with a potential 48.26 buy point. The cruise ship operator reported Q4 revenue that rose 31%, its best quarterly growth in years, and topped views. But its Q1 earnings guidance fell short. Rival cruise line Carnival (NYSE: CUK ) gapped up 2%, back above its 50-day line, in twice normal volume. Vipshop Holdings (NYSE: VIPS ) added 2%, marking a new high as it extended Tuesday's 15% gain in brisk turnover. The stock is well extended beyond a cup-with-handle entry it initially cleared last front page month. The Chinese online retailer late Tuesday reported Q4 sales that topped views.

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