• Stocks Up as Coronavirus Fears Calm

    Last week, U.S. equities returned to new highs even as the Coronavirus continues to spread, confounding the scared bulls and foiling the bears who were finally licking their lips in anticipation. The previous week, the outbreak news helped push the stock market down almost 4% at one point.
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  • January 29, 2020

    Since peaking last Tuesday (1/21) at 3,338, the S&P 500 has tumbled with two ugly back-to-back days, leaving equity markets down 3% from all-time highs. While the sell-off was a mere two days, the velocity of the decline has pushed markets into oversold territory.
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  • January 22, 2020

    Earnings season kicked off this week, and for the 32 S&P 500 companies that have reported thus far, 78% beat expectations, and the average beat has been 2.4%. These are strong results relative to diminished expectations of an EPS recession.
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  • January 15, 2020

    The HCM BuyLine® remains strong, but we are overbought. Tactical headwind, of course, is managing a portfolio through pending intermediate-term pullbacks and consolidations.
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  • January 8, 2020

    The HCM BuyLine® is positive and any pullback at this point should be seen as an opportunity to add to your positions.
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