Higher Highs or in for a Big Surprise!?

Higher Highs or in for a Big Surprise!?

Astute Strategist Blog   Market Context Good day to you all, New highs and clear skies even with the headlines reading the waging of World War III. Earlier this week the futures market overnight was seeing a Y-UGE drop on the horizon for the markets set to open...
Ahhh The Trifecta Of Perfection…

Ahhh The Trifecta Of Perfection…

Astute Strategist Blog   Market Context Good Saturday Evening to all, A hopeful House of Representatives, a disorganized Congress, and new all-time highs ahhh the trifecta of perfection. Over the course of the week, we had President Trump impeached with a...
Clear Skies for New Highs?

Clear Skies for New Highs?

Astute Strategist Blog Market Context A new all-time high in indexes along with stocks and it appears this everlasting bull run is here to stay, at least for now. The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all made their way higher this week and given that the S&P 500 was...
Buy Fear and Sell Greed

Buy Fear and Sell Greed

Astute Strategist Blog Market Context Happy Canada Day and 4th of July, Brexit, China slowdown, Trump imposes sanctions and here we are less than 2% from the all-time highs in the markets. During the week the S&P 500 saw a low of 2965 and a high 0f 3007, that is...
When the Bull Trips – Buy the Dips?

When the Bull Trips – Buy the Dips?

Astute Strategist Blog Market Context Good Sunday and Happy Thanksgiving, Having started the week above the ever so doom and gloom figure of 2940 in the S&P 500 it seemed as if the buyers were in it to win it with the trade talks between the US and China set to...
Finally Finding Direction?

Finally Finding Direction?

Astute Strategist Blog   Market Context Good Sunday Night / Monday Morning, Over the past month, we have seen the S&P 500 oscillate 100 points between 2940 and 2840. As soon as the Fed said too much that was hawkish, President Trump to the rescue with a tweet...
Knock-Not To New Highs?

Knock-Not To New Highs?

Astute Strategist Blog   Market Context Happy Canada Day and 4th of July, The S&P 500 started the week off at 2951 and then things looked as if the were no bulls in sight, having hit a low of 2913 in a slow yet gradual move lower and then came the rest of the...
New Highs, Now What?

New Highs, Now What?

Market Context Good Sunday evening to all, A rally in excess of 200 points in two weeks the S&P 500, new intraday all-time highs and in the end there’s lackluster follow through. This week the S&P 500 settled at 2950 and the Dow at 26,719 even gold came...
Taking A Breather Before All-Time Highs!?

Taking A Breather Before All-Time Highs!?

Astute Strategist Blog Market Context Good Saturday to all, Let’s take a step back for a moment, and consider the fact that this market finished a 150 point swing last week getting overly bullish and all economists looking brilliant as they go from saying...