Monthly Archives: April 2018
April 30, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

With another week of big earnings behind us, investors can look forward to another week of blue-chip earnings from heavyweights like Apple, Kellogg, Berkshire, and more. April is winding down and we look to finish the month trading higher on all three indices. Strong earnings definitely supported this month which saw some early geopolitical action […]




April 26, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet – April 26, 2018 Market Turbulence Reflects Transition to Organic Growth For the past week, the stock market has come under severe selling pressure, and in my opinion, is not reflective of the widely positive transition that is occurring in the fundamentals. The S&P 500 shed over 100 points in just five trading sessions, […]




April 25, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

All three major indices are trading lower today, continuing the trend of multi-day losses paired with strong earnings. The Dow looks for its sixth straight day in losses while the Nasdaq faces five. Strong earnings in these sectors in light of the way the market is moving means this is a traders’ market. Watch for […]




April 23, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

Another week of earnings is upon us and with Google, Facebook, and Twitter all set to report this week, Hasbro Inc. and Halliburton already releasing lukewarm reports, I am looking at my seasonal charts for evidence of either a strong market rally or selloff to end April. Also on the docket are earnings from TD […]




April 19, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet – April 19, 2018 Sifting Through the Early First Quarter Numbers Markets are constantly in a state of sector rotation, always trying to anticipate the next rising trend of business momentum and this past week was no different. Every earnings season has a way of re-defining the current market leadership by either reaffirming its […]




April 18, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

With earnings season in full swing, the geopolitical turbulence that attempted to thwart markets in early April can be put behind us. As focus usually goes this time of year, earnings have taken center stage with big banks, tech giants, and other sectors already releasing positive reports while stalled action in both Syria and North […]




April 16, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

On Friday, what felt like the first quiet trading day, ending a tumultuous week that saw geopolitical tensions with both China and Syria stirred up along with further domestic drama, markets were pulled in both directions, saving the biggest blow for last. Hours after markets closed, the U.S. joined forces with Britain and France to […]




April 12, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet 4-12-18 Markets Pushing Through Geopolitical Headwinds Overnight markets rose as the appetite for risk-on assets returned after a seemingly serious military standoff between the U.S. and Russian naval ships off the coast of Syria was tempered by aggressive diplomatic intervention. A suspected chemical weapons attack by Syrian forces on the rebel-held town of Douma has led […]




April 11, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

After a promising Tuesday that saw all 11 primary S&P 500 sectors and all 30 Dow Jones stocks making gains after China-U.S. tension eased, powered by Exxon, Boeing, and Intel strong gains, early Wednesday trading saw both indexes along with the Nasdaq trading lower. Yesterday’s market boost came from encouraging words, or rather no discouraging-harder-on-trade […]




April 9, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

U.S. markets look to bounce back from an ugly selloff on Friday with all three main indices opening higher on Monday. The dollar, however, continues to slip as it did so to end last week while Asian markets saw a bounce back, signaling a softer approach to trade talks between the Trump administration and Beijing. […]