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

U.S. assets slowed their growth today after a strong week powered by the optimism behind U.S. trade negotiations with Canada and Mexico. Wise-investors will continue monitoring the $2900 psychological level that the SPY has been floating around. Below, my SPY seasonal chart is forecasting support and resistance levels and probabilities for the next 20-50 days, […]




By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet – August 30, 2018 Upbeat Trade Talk Fuels Historic August Rally Euphoria is running high after this week’s big gains for the U.S. stock market, now considered the only game in town relative to global investing. All the right things to keep the an uninterrupted rally running are falling into place, and that’s caught […]




August 29, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

The S&P and Nasdaq are tracking towards a fourth straight record after renewed optimism in trade relations with both Mexico and Canada for the U.S. surfaced due to the NAFTA renegotiations. With easing trade tensions U.S. assets continued to rise throughout most sectors, including the Dow which after opening to a slight dip rebounded to […]




August 27, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

U.S. indices continue breaking records to crack all-time high levels in the SPX. QQQ, and IWM today, after already notching new highs in the Nasdaq and S&P on Friday. With some analysts pointing to the seasonally thin volumes, I recommend investors consider hedging. The market’s rally today is fueled by U.S. trade renegotiation with Mexico. […]




August 23, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet  – August 23, 2018 Trade and Trump Hit a Big Bump Headlines of a plea bargain by President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, came as he stated he has “knowledge” about computer hacking and collusion that may interest Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. […]




By Vlad Karpel

U.S. stocks continue rising today after reaching all-time highs yesterday amid strong earnings and renewed optimism in Chinese trade negotiations. The previously proposed U.S. tariffs on $16 billion of Chinese goods went into effect today, prompting China to retaliate with their own levies on American goods. With the back and forth tariff escalation continuing, as […]




August 22, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

Markets are at an all-time high with the S&P touching record highs yesterday among renewed optimism in trade negotiations with China. It is unclear what could make markets break overhead resistance but, in the meantime, investors should look to hedge their long positions. Developments in Trump’s legal issues saw both Manafort and Cohen cases reach […]




August 20, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

As trade relations continue to improve and the situation in Turkey gets stabilized, U.S. assets rose respectively today, with both Treasuries and Materials sector significantly up. The SPX is reaching an all-time high and is facing overhead resistance. Either TLT or SPX will likely sell off, forward-thinking investors should look to hedge their long positions. […]




August 16, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet – August 16, 2018 New Trade Talks With China Send Stocks Soaring With five of the past six trading sessions being lower for the major averages, the headline that ‘China and U.S. to Resume Low-Level Talks in Bid to Resolve Trade War’ came as a breath of fresh air. The market had been suffocating […]




August 15, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

The second largest single-day selloff this summer has the Dow down 300 points, with both the Nasdaq and S&P also significantly down. Key support level for traders sits at 280, major indices closed higher yesterday signaling continued volatility from Turkey’s currency crisis. Also hurting major U.S. indices today is the usually market-supporting tech sector, with […]