• Oct 23, 2019

    Markets Watching US/China Trade Signals Closely

    The HCM BuyLine® is showing a solid uptrend. As previously mentioned, we still expect a nice year-end rally, but we also anticipate some short-term chop that will be short-lived.
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  • Oct 18, 2019

    Flash News: October 18, 2019

    Flash News: Howard Capital Management, Inc.'s research team says The Odds are 82% in favor that the S&P 500 will close higher by year-end.
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  • Oct 16, 2019

    Market Breakout Could Spill Into 2020

    The market is trading in line with our outlook. With 20 months of a sideways market, we believe there will be a nice breakout in the 4th quarter that should spill over into 2020.
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  • Oct 09, 2019

    Lighter Markets On Yom Kippur

    Today is Yom Kippur, the Jewish holiday for a Day of Atonement. We historically have seen lighter market volumes on this holiday. US-China Trade remains the story as today’s headlines are optimistic and push markets higher. China has said they are open to a partial trade deal if Trump eases Tariff threats, and the markets have responded positively.
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  • Oct 02, 2019

    Pullback Prediction Coming True

    We have been saying a 3-5% pullback is likely, and it is now taking place. We called for a modest pullback because one of our indicators hit a short-term overbought signal on 9-18 which signaled a pullback was near.
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  • Sep 25, 2019

    Long-Term Nowhere Markets Causing Cash Build Up

    The HCM-BuyLine® is comfortably in an uptrend, even with all the volatility that comes with sideways markets. The markets have basically gone nowhere since 2018, despite a pretty nice run-up from the waterfall selloff in the last quarter.
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  • Sep 18, 2019

    We Expect a Market Breakout

    The HCM BuyLine® remains firmly above any area of concern. However, we are hitting some short-term resistance. As previously mentioned, we expect a small pullback of 1-4% to let the market build up steam and break out new highs, and we do expect the market to break out. We mentioned a market break out about a month ago, but trade news scuttled the rally, so only time will tell.
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  • Sep 11, 2019

    S&P is Expected To See Another Pause/Pullback

    The HCM BuyLine® is comfortably positive, and we see a rotation out of bonds and back into equities. However, a short-term pause is likely, but the longer-term cycle backdrop remains bullish through Q4 well into 2020. After a short breakout above the August trading range, the S&P is expected to see another pause/pullback point between 3000-3027 resistance coinciding with the underside of the 2019 uptrend.
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