Monthly Archives: December 2018
December 10, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

Markets are struggling for direction to start the week while Brexit, Nissan, Huawei, and Gilead Sciences lead financial-headlines today. All three major U.S. indices are currently down as growing global-trade pessimism, centered around the 90-day trade agreement reached by the U.S. and China during the G20 Summit, and mixed labor reports, released on Friday, have […]




December 6, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet – December 6, 2018 Money Makes a Move in Market Hedges  The notion of the market completing what traders were hoping to label a “garden variety” correction was quashed this past Tuesday after the Dow skidded 800 points in a sharp sell-off tied to fears of slowing domestic and global growth. The trade war […]




By Vlad Karpel

Stocks are trading sharply lower for the second day in a row after markets resumed trading following the national day of mourning for President George H.W. Bush’s funeral. At its current state, the market is optimal, at a risk vs reward profile, for going long. Oil is trading lower, currently down 3%, as OPEC members […]




December 5, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

U.S. Stocks traded sharply lower yesterday as the optimism that came from the G20 trade agreements wore off and turned skeptical due to the escalation of the tariff rhetoric that followed. As long as SPY is above $263 level, I believe the market is oversold and presenting opportunities to buy on any corrections. Although the […]




December 3, 2018
By Vlad Karpel

Stocks are up today as news of a tariff truce and further trade talks came out of the G20 summit to provide market-wide optimism. China and the U.S. were able to agree on a temporary halt on tariffs and a 90-day period to get negotiations worked out regarding intellectual property protection, cyber and agricultural issues, […]