• Nov 20, 2019

    Companies Beating Estimates

    Of the 464 companies that have reported so far (93% of the S&P 500), 74% are beating earnings estimates by a median of 5%. On the top line, 54% are beating estimates by an average of 3%.
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  • Nov 13, 2019

    Don’t Lose Sight of the Longer-Term Bullish Market Cycle

    Earnings are up marginally this quarter. Of the 440 companies that have reported so far (88% of the S&P 500), 73% are beating earnings estimates by a median of 5%. On the top line, 55% are beating earnings by an average of 3%.
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  • Nov 06, 2019

    What Effect Will Impeachment Have?

    The HCM Buy Line is strong and getting stronger from a technical standpoint. We are still overbought but hope to see some consolidation in the markets over the next week or so. We feel the market could be 3-6% higher by year-end, and we expect the rally to continue into 2020.
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  • Oct 30, 2019

    Look For Markets To Stall Before Pushing Higher

    The HCM BuyLine® is positive, but with that said, markets have pulled up to the point that they are overbought. Look for the market to stall a bit here for a short period before it pushes higher in the coming weeks.
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  • 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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