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

U.S. assets are trading lower today, pushing a third straight day of losses for the S&P, amidst a widespread tech selloff. Key support level for SPX looks to be $2800. This week will feature a heavy load of economic data, along with another major week in earnings, and the Federal Open Market Committee will hold […]




July 27, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet – July, 26, 2018 Earnings Seasons Turns into Emotional Roller Coaster Leading up to second-quarter earnings season, the stock market has been pulled and pushed by a slew of fluid variables ranging from currency fluctuations, tit-for-tat tariffs, gyrating oil prices, tightening Fed policy, foreign summits and upper-case Tweets. As if investors needed any more […]




July 25, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

Halfway through one of the busiest earnings week, most companies have beat top and bottom line expectations. By the end of the week 50% of SPX companies will report and offer good opportunities for investors to enter positions. It is my belief that the market is overbought and, as always, the path of least resistance […]




July 23, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

U.S. indices are split today and look to make marginal movement for the day amidst reignited geopolitical concerns. Both S&P and Nasdaq are holding slight gains while the Dow is down about 0.05%. The key support level for the SPX is 2800 which is similarly reflected in the SPY seasonal chart below. Bulls will look […]




July 19, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet – July 19, 2018 Market Volatility Will Rise as Earnings and Trade War Intensifies Apparently, China’s President Xi Jinping has no interest in talking fair trade with the U.S. anytime soon. As per the latest reports on the tit-for-tat tariff dispute, U.S. and China trade officials have taken a pause on further negotiations, having […]




July 18, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

U.S. assets look strong today with the Dow Jones heading for its fifth straight day of gains and the S&P modestly up. Strong economic reports and promising earnings data continue to support markets even with consistent trade war concerns and the occasional dud in economic data. Housing Starts for June were reported down 12.3% but […]




July 16, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

Earnings season continues this week with Bank of America and Netflix today, and then Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, and many more to round out the week. With earnings season starting, the market is looking for direction, possibly overbought, sitting against the upper Bollinger band. Investors should monitor political happenings and earnings report alongside my seasonality […]




July 12, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet – July 12, 208 Trade War Timeline Favors U.S. Over China World equity markets sold off Wednesday in a knee-jerk reaction to the headline of the U.S. announcing to place an additional $200 billion of tariffs on a variety of Chinese imports. This brings the total targeted amount to $250 billion or roughly half […]




July 11, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

After logging a four-session rally in all three major U.S. indices, U.S stocks fell on Wednesday in a widespread fashion. White House announced further tariffs on Chinese goods late Tuesday, reigniting trade war fears and stirring more volatility in a market landscape that just seemed to cool off from the late-June trade war fears as […]




July 9, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

All eyes are on earnings season as reporting gets underway this week. Coming off a better than expected finish to the week that started on a slump, U.S. assets are on the march up for the third straight session. Tariff talks and fears have eased off markets, with the U.S. and Beijing both imposing the […]