Monthly Archives: June 2018
June 28, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet – June 28, 2018 Can Trump Deliver Art of the Deal on Trade? Markets continue to hunker down as there is little news of breakthrough in the tit-for-tat tariff battle that could become an all-out trade war amid President Trump’s threats to impose tariffs on up to $450 billion in Chinese imports. China’s highly […]




June 27, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

U.S stock-market indices were on the rise today, modestly trading higher after a bad streak of trading lower following the trade-tariff escalation between the U.S. and China. Investors should watch for 50-day moving-averages with the markets on the rise today, Bulls want the market to close above the $272 level for SPY which could certainly […]




June 25, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

After logging one of its worst weeks since the start of 2018, The Dow Jones continues to falter, dropping another 400 points today. Further trade threats by President Trump seem to be taking their toll on the market as all three major U.S. indices are in the red today. Similarly, S&P, Dow, and Nasdaq futures […]




June 21, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet – June 21, 2018 Small Caps and Big Tech Power Higher While headlines of the Dow being down for the year and the S&P 500 ahead by less than 3%, there is a sizzling summer rally taking place among big-cap technology and small cap stocks. Shares of most FAANG stocks are surging to new […]




June 20, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

With trade war fears finally catching up to markets as we’ve seen in the last few days, stocks opened higher today. My continued assumption is that the market is overbought, this should guide strategic investors to sell into the rallies and buy into the dips by monitoring 50-day moving averages and my Seasonal Charts. Although […]




June 18, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

Buy into the dips and sell into the rallies continues to be the theme of 2018 as we enter the third week of June. While the market remains overbought it is important to monitor 50-day moving-averages on SPY and other major indices to pinpoint optimal entry and exit positions, something my seasonal charts are primed […]




June 14, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet – June 14, 2018 Big Cap Tech Stocks Charge Ahead in Face of Tariff Turmoil This week’s upside breakout of the Nasdaq comes at a time when the tough talk on tariffs between the U.S. and China is coming to a head. The Chinese government renewed its threat Thursday to scrap recently won deals […]




By Vlad Karpel

After a big week that saw mostly lukewarm reactions to the G-7 summit, the meeting between North Korea and the U.S., and the two-day Federal Reserve meeting, markets are climbing higher today after the positive news to support both domestic and global markets. U.S. assets and indices were boosted by four positive economic reports while […]




June 13, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

With the two-day Federal Reserve Monetary Policy meeting over today, Fed officials announced the second of what is expected four interest rate hikes in 2018. Rising rates from its previous range to 1.75%-2.00% had a muted effect on major market indices as the Dow and S&P saw modest losses while the Nasdaq is holding on […]




June 12, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

Another big market event looks to be overshadowed as investors turn their focus from the North Korea Summit to the Fed Reserve two-day meeting which kicks off today. Another interest rate hike is expected but confirmation on the matter will not come until tomorrow. Today, markets look to inch higher but not by much as […]