Swing Trade Insights

Swing Trade Idea – June 18, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA mixed, Europe red, Japan red, Hong Kong green, China red and Asia mixed. Yield curve is flatter with 30yr yields lower and 2yr higher which is negative for financials in particular. US dollar is higher which is a negative for equities. Commodities are mixed with precious metals […]

Swing Trade Idea – June 17, 2021

Market View World markets are red with USA red, Europe red, Japan red, Hong Kong green, China red and Asia red. Post Fed the 10yr yield is higher which weighs on tech stocks. US dollar is the story of the day with it sharply rising, which is negative for equities and commodities. Commodities are generally […]

Swing Trade Idea – June 16, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA mixed, Europe red, Japan red, Hong Kong red, China red and Asia mixed. Yield curve and US dollar are unchanged ahead of the FOMC. US housing starts and import prices will be released at 8:30AM and may move markets. FOMC statement at 2pm will keep markets subdued […]

Swing Trade Idea – June 15, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA mixed, Europe mixed, Japan green, Hong Kong red, China red and Asia green. Yield curve is unchanged. US dollar is slightly higher does not seem to be impacting commodities which are mixed. US retail sales and PPI will be released at 8:30AM and may move markets. USA […]

Swing Trade Idea – June 14, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA mixed, Europe mixed, Japan green, Hong Kong green, China red and Asia mixed. Yield curve is slightly flatter which is better for tech than financials. US dollar lower is usually positive for commodities and equities; however commodities with the exception of oil are sharply lower.   FOMC […]

Swing Trade Idea – June 11, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA green, Europe green, Japan red, Hong Kong green, China red and Asia mixed. Yield curve is flatter as yields have dropped after a record CPI print.  US dollar is rising in the premarket which tends to be a negative for equities and commodities. News is light: UofM […]

Swing Trade Idea – June 10, 2021

Market View Note: Pre-CPI print World markets are mixed with USA mixed, Europe mixed, Japan green, Hong Kong red, China green and Asia mixed. Yield curve is steeper ahead of CPI which is positive for financials and small caps and usually negative for large cap tech. US dollar is flattish relative to the Euro after […]

Swing Trade Idea – June 9, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA green, Europe red, Japan red, Hong Kong green, China green and Asia red. Yield curve is flatter which is weighing on financials and helping tech. US dollar lower is usually positive for equities. Commodities ex-oil are lower despite the lower US dollar. US indexes are being led […]

Swing Trade Idea – June 8, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed but improving in the premarket with USA green, Europe green, Japan green, Hong Kong red, China red and Asia mixed.  Yield curve is flatter which benefits the growth stocks at the expense of value. US dollar is higher which is usually a negative for some commodities and equity. US […]

Swing Trade Idea – June 7, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA mixed, Europe green, Japan green, Hong Kong red, China red and Asia green. Yield curve is steeper which is providing a lift to financials and a drag to tech. US dollar is flat, rising from negative in the premarket. Commodities are mixed, with strength in softs but […]

Swing Trade Idea – June 4, 2021

Market View World equity markets are mixed with USA mixed, Europe red, Japan red, Hong Kong red, China green,  and Asia red.  Yield curve is slightly steeper which is positive for financials. US dollar is flat. Bitcoin is lower, allegedly due to an Elon quote.  USA indices received a small bump post the NFP report […]

Swing Trade Idea – June 3, 2021

Market View World equity markets are negative with USA red, Europe red, Japan red, Hong Kong red, China red and Asia mixed. Yield curve is flattening in the premarket after steepening overnight. US dollar is higher weighing on commodities. ADP jobs report was +978k versus 675k which can provide support to the markets. The latest […]

Swing Trade Idea – June 2, 2021

Market View World equity markets are mixed with USA mildly positive, Europe mixed, Japan green, Hong Kong red, China red and Asia mixed. Yield curve is flatter which is positive for growth stocks. US dollar is up which is weighing on commodities and foreign equities. USA indices are very muted in the premarket without a […]

Swing Trade Idea – June 1, 2021

Market View World equity markets are generally green with USA green, Europe green, Hong Kong green, China green, Asia green and Japan red. Yields are higher and curve steeper which favors financials and supports the reflation thesis. US dollar lower favors equities, commodities and foreign equity.  Economic data from China and Europe is supportive of […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 28, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA green, Japan green, Europe green, Hong Kong red, China red, and Asia green. Yield curve steeper is positive for financials and negative for tech. US dollar higher is usually negative for commodities. Bitcoin is lower, which can weigh on the bitcoin correlated stocks like TSLA, SQ, RIOT […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 27, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA mixed, Japan green, Europe mixed, Hong Kong red, China red, and Asia mixed. Yield curve steeper is positive for financials and negative for tech. US dollar is lower but commodities are negative.  US indices are being led by the Russell 2000, which was the leading index Wed.  […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 26, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA green, Europe red, Hong Kong green, China red, and Asia red. Yield curve mildly flatter is typically positive for tech. US dollar higher is usually negative for commodities and equities. Commodities are mixed with oil and softs red but metals including precious metals higher. USA markets are […]

Swing Trade Ideas – May 25, 2021

Market View World markets are generally positive with USA green, Europe mixed (German GDP weak), Hong Kong green, China green, and Asia green. Yield curve flatter and as FED heads downplay taper talk, positive for tech, especially ones that are highly speculative. US dollar lower which is positive for equities. Commodities are generally weaker even […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 24, 2021

Market View World markets are generally positive with USA green, Europe green, Japan green, Hong Kong red, China green and Asia mixed. Yield curve is flatter which is positive for tech stocks and negative for financials. US dollar is negative which is generally positive for equities and commodities; however commodities are mixed with oil higher […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 21, 2021

Market View World markets are generally positive with USA green, Europe green, Japan green, Hong Kong green, China red and Asia green. Yield curve is flatter which is positive for tech stocks and negative for financials. US dollar is positive which is negative for commodities.  USA markets are being led by IWM which is comprised […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 20, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA red, Europe green, Japan green, Hong Kong red, China green, Asia red. Yield curve flatter is positive for tech and negative for financials. US dollar lower is positive for commodities though oil is lower.  USA markets pulled back overnight and have been bought since 5am EDT.  Jobless […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 19, 2021

Market View World markets are weak premarket with USA red, Europe red, Japan red, China red and Asia red. Yield curve is steeper so money is not flowing into bonds and reflects the inflation narrative. US dollar is higher reflecting risk-off sentiment. Crypto assets are sharply down on the China central bank refreshing its ban […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 18, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA green, Europe mixed, Japan green, Hong Kong green, China green and Asia green. Yield curve is slightly steeper and US dollar is significantly lower.  Commodities are generally stronger with the lower US dollar. USA markets are led by QQQ with FAANGM and semiconductors stronger. Earnings reactions to […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 17, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA red, Japan red , Europe red, Hong Kong red, China green and Asia green. Yield curve is slightly flatter and US dollar is lower providing support to precious metals. Macro news driving the media narrative: Indian Covid strain spreading to Taiwan, Singapore and Japan; China industrial production […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 14, 2021

Market ViewWorld markets are all bouncing with USA green, Japan green, Europe green, Hong Kong green, China green and Asia green. Yield curve is flatter which is giving an opportunity for tech to get off the mat. US dollar lower gives a boost to equities and commodities. USA markets are being led by the Nasdaq […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 13, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA green, Europe red, Hong Kong red, China red, Asia red. Yield curve flatter which is negative for financials and can support tech. US dollar higher is weighing on some of the high flying commodities. US markets have been since 7am EDT led by Nasdaq and Small cap […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 12, 2021

Market View CPI beat which can impact this note. Usual playbook is financials outperform tech and precious metals down. World markets are mixed with USA red, Europe green, Hong Kong green, China green, Asia red. Yield curve flatter which is negative for financials and can support tech. US dollar higher is weighing on some of […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 11, 2021

Market View World markets are red with US red, Europe red, Japan red, Hong Kong red, China green and Asia red. Yield curve is slightly steeper and US dollar lower. Commodities are mixed but strength continues in copper, corn and wheat supporting the inflation narrative. Media spin is that markets are down over inflation concerns […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 10, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA mixed, Europe green, Hong Kong red, China red,  and Asia.  US dollar lower positive for commodities. Yield curve steeper is positive for financials. Pre-market setup is for the reflation trade with metals, steel, industrials leading and tech lagging. Big news is a cyberattack on the Colonial pipeline […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 7, 2021

Market View Note: Jobs report released after writing. Usual playbook is buy growth (i.e. FANG) sell value. World markets are mixed with USA green, Europe mixed, Japan green, Hong Kong green, China red and Asia green. Yield curve is slightly steeper. US dollar is lower providing support to commodities. USA markets are positive with the […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 6, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA green, Europe mixed, Japan green, Hong Kong green, China red and Asia green. Yield curve is slightly flatter. US dollar is lower providing support to commodities. USA markets are flat is the premarket with a slight lead to small caps. S&P500 made a lower high in the […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 5, 2021

The S&P 500 rallied hard from the lows yesterday with the bulls driving price back up close to the open. With a long lower shadow, and open and close very near to each other, this price action has the implications of a hammer.   Perhaps hammering out the bottom; bullish.  The GoNoGo Trend is still […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 5, 2021

Market View World markets are bouncing with USA green and Europe green. Yield curve is steeper which is a positive for financials but not for tech. US dollar is slightly lower which is supportive for equities. Energy remains strong which is supportive for equities. USA markets are being led by small caps and large cap […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 4, 2021

Market View World markets are weak with all world indices soft. USA markets are being led to the downside by the Nasdaq with DJIA outperforming. Key S&P500 and Nasdaq gamma is negative so higher volatility is to be expected. Key inflection levels: SPY 415 and QQQ 335, 330 where bounces or breakdowns are likely. US […]

Swing Trade Idea – May 3, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA green, Japan green, Europe green, Hong Kong red, China red and Asia red. Yield curve steeper is positive for financials and small caps. European econ data is considered good enough to boost the Euro and reduce the US dollar which is positive for commodities. US markets are […]

Swing Trade Idea – April 30, 2021

Market View World markets are negative with USA red, Japan red, Europe red, Hong Kong red, China red and Asia red. Yield curve flat. US dollar higher is a risk off signal. Bitcoin and Ethereum higher. Energy is weak with oil lower.  In todays Econ data:  Europe GDP still in recession, China mfg PMI increasing, […]

Swing Trade Idea – April 29, 2021

Market View World markets are positive with USA green, Japan green, Europe green, Hong Kong green, China green and Asia mixed. Yield curve steeper is positive for financials. US dollar flat. Bitcoin is flat but Ethereum is higher. Energy is strong with oil higher.  Major earnings reports from AAPL and FB have propelled markets higher […]

Swing Trade Idea – April 28, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA mixed, Japan red, Europe green, Hong Kong, China green and Asia mixed. Yield curve steeper is positive for financials. US dollar higher is weighing on commodities, which are under pressure. USA markets are mixed after major earnings reports. S&P500 is flat and the other indices are slightly […]

Swing Trade Idea – April 27, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA mixed; Japan red; Europe red, Hong Kong red; China green; and Asia mixed. Yield curve is steeper, positive for financials . US dollar is slightly higher but commodities are soaring nevertheless. Oil is higher but OPEC is meeting so some volatility could occur. Bitcoin and Ethereum  higher […]

Swing Trade Ideas – April 26, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA mixed, Europe mixed, Japan red, Hong Kong red, China red and Asia mixed. Yield curve is steeper which is supporting the financials and small caps in the premarket. US dollar is slightly weaker and providing a bid to commodities. Oil is the outlier commodity, moving lower.  Bitcoin […]

Swing Trade Ideas – April 22, 2021

Date: April 22 2021 Market View World markets are generally mixed with USA red, Europe green, Japan strong green, Hong Kong green, China red and Asia green. Yield curve is slightly steeper which is a negative for tech. US dollar is slightly lower, which is positive for foreign equities. Cryptos are up as the bounce […]

Swing Trade Idea – April 21, 2021

Market View World markets are generally mixed with USA mixed; Europe mixed; Japan red; Hong Kong red; China green; and Asia red.  Yield curve is slightly steeper which is positive for financials and small caps. US dollar is higher which is usually negative for equities. Cryptos are weak premarket which can weigh on TSLA, PYPL […]

Swing Trade Idea – April 20, 2021

Market View World markets are generally weak premarket with USA red, Europe red , Japan red, Hong Kong red, China red, and Asia red. Yields are flat but falling in the premarket.  US dollar is slightly lower which is boosting the commodities including oil.  Bitcoin stabilized at the 50sma and slightly positive.  USA markets are […]

Swing Trade Idea – April 19, 2021

Market View World markets are generally weak premarket with USA red, Europe mixed, Japan red, Hong Kong red, China green, and Asia red. Yields are flat but rising in the premarket.  US dollar is sharply lower which is boosting the commodities ex-oil.  Bitcoin had a 14%  drop Sunday on speculation that the USA treasury is […]

Swing Trade Ideas – April 16, 2021

Market View World markets are positive with USA , Europe, Japan, Hong Kong, China all green but Asia mixed.  Yields are bouncing from Thursday’s large drop, providing a boost to financials and small caps. US dollar is lower which is positive for markets. Crypto assets are lower on news that Turkey is banning crypto currency […]

Swing Trade Ideas – April 15, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA markets green, Japan green, Europe green, Hong Kong red, China red and Asia green. Yield curve steeper is usually good for tech  and bad for financials; however good financial earnings reports are leading financials higher. US dollar is flat and not a factor.  Oil and nat gas […]

Swing Trade Ideas – April 14, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA markets green, Europe red, Japan red, Hong Kong green, China green and Asia green.  Yield curve is unchanged and US dollar is slightly lower. USA markets are again led by the Nasdaq with Russell 2000 close behind. Oil is +1.7% higher.  GS, JPM and WFC all beat […]

Swing Trade Ideas – April 13, 2021

Market View World markets are slightly weak in the USA premarket. USA red, Europe red, Japan green, Hong Kong green, China red, and Asia green. USA monthly CPI will be released at 8:30 with expectation of 0.5%. Yield curve is slightly steeper and can steepen if CPI exceeds or flatten if it meets. Tech likes […]

Swing Trade Ideas – April 12, 2021

Market View World markets are slightly negative after the strong surge late Friday. USA indices are red, Europe is red but Germany strong; Japan red; Hong Kong red; China red and Asia red. Yield curve is slightly is unchanged, US dollar is lower.  Oil is higher but most commodities are lower. There is no major […]

Swing Trade Ideas – April 9, 2021

Market View World markets are mixed with USA mixed, Europe mixed, Japan green, Hong Kong red, China red and Asia mixed. Yield curve is steeper which is positive for small caps and financials but negative for large cap tech. US dollar is higher which traditionally is negative for equities and commodities. Precious metals are weak […]

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