Weekly Reader – Personal Finance, Money Management, and Investing

Personal Finance

  • Millennials should shun target-date funds in their 401ks (Fiscal Times)

Money Management

  •  Don’t let historical returns fool you (Bloomberg)

Investing

Odds and Ends

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2015 Yamaha YZF-R3

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Safe Investing – Weekend Market Outlook

Market Outlook entering the Week of October 26th = Confirmed Downtrend

Short-term (20 DMA): Uptrend
All the major stock market averages ended the week above their 20-day moving averages.

Intermediate (50 DMA): Downtrend
Except for the Nasdaq, all the major stock market averages ended the week below their 50-day moving averages.

Long-term (200 DMA): Uptrend
All the major stock market averages ended the week above their 200-day moving averages.

Market Commentary
William O’Neil’s Big Picture analysis switched back to a confirmed uptrend on Tuesday.  The change isn’t too surprising, given the volatility of market price action over the past month or two.  As mentioned last week:

With so much selling in such a short period of time, a price rebound is likely during the coming week(s)…a good opportunity to adjust your holdings if you haven’t already.

Tony Caldaro’s Objective Elliott Wave analysis continue to show a market in correction, with the first of three short-term uptrends close to completion (as indicated by market prices rising above their 20-day moving averages).

Last week’s key price levels for the S&P500 are still in play:

  • Support @ 1,920 (falling below continues current trend)
  • Resistance @ 1,973 (rising above could signal a change in market outlook)

Elliott Wave Analysis from Elliott Wave Update by Tony Caldaro

Candlestick charts for US Stock market averages

2014-10-26 – US Stock Market Averages

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Weekly Reader – Personal Finance, Money Management, and Investing

Personal Finance

Money Management

  •  Can you protect yourself from a market crash? (CNN Money)

Investing

Odds and Ends

  • Eleanor could be yours! (Yahoo)
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Safe Investing – Weekend Market Outlook

Market Outlook entering the Week of October 19th = Confirmed Downtrend

Short-term (20 DMA): Downtrend
All the major stock market averages ended the week below their 20-day moving averages.

Intermediate (50 DMA): Downtrend
All the major stock market averages ended the week below their 50-day moving averages.

Long-term (200 DMA): Downtrend
All the major stock market averages ended the week below their 200-day moving averages.

Market Commentary
William O’Neil’s Big Picture and the Tony Caldaro’s Objective Elliott Wave analysis continue to show a market in correction.

With so much selling in such a short period of time, a price rebound is likely during the coming week(s)…a good opportunity to adjust your holdings if you haven’t already.

Key price levels from Tony’s analysis range from 1,920 – 1,973 on the S&P500.

Elliott Wave Analysis from Elliott Wave Update by Tony Caldaro

Candlestick charts for the US Stock Market Averages

2014-10-19 – US Stock Market Averages

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Weekly Reader – Personal Finance, Money Management, and Investing

Personal Finance

  • The “Cash” Smartwatch? (Yahoo)

Money Management

  • Analysis of a Retirement Portfolio (Yahoo)

Investing

  • Income Investing – Now is the best time to be on the hunt…when the markets are falling (Small Ivy)
  • Growth Investing – File this under things you already know – S&P flashes warning sign  (Yahoo)

Odds and Ends

  • McLaren P1 vs Porsche 918 vs Ducati 1199 Superleggera (AutoBlog)

     

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Safe Investing – Weekend Market Outlook

Market Outlook entering the Week of October 12th = Confirmed Downtrend

Short-term (20 DMA): Downtrend
All the major stock market averages ended the week below their 20-day moving averages.

Intermediate (50 DMA): Downtrend
All the major stock market averages ended the week below their 50-day moving averages.

Long-term (200 DMA): Downtrend
All the major stock market averages ended the week at or below their 200-day moving averges.

Market Commentary
What a week!  The markets were all over the place, but all that volatility couldn’t stop the downward slide. Hopefully, you’ve taken the appropriate actions to capture profits and preserve capital.

William O’Neil’s Big Picture and the Tony Caldaro’s Objective Elliott Wave analysis continued to show a market in correction.

The market’s last hope to return to an uptrend is a slim one. In the September 13 weekend update, 1,905 was a key support level for the S&P500.  Friday’s close put us at 1906 and some change.

Market action will ultimately determine when the markets turn around, but here are some other support levels to watch in the S&P500:

  • 1738 (~9% drop from Friday’s close)
  • 1627 (~15% drop from Friday’s close)
  • 1560 (~18% drop from Friday’s close)

Now it is the time to dust off those watch lists and start looking for your next buys.

Elliott Wave Analysis from Elliott Wave Update by Tony Caldaro

Candlestick charts for US Stock Market Averages

2014-10-12 – US Stock Market Averages

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Market Insight from JP Morgan – 4th Quarter 2014

JP Morgan Asset Management has updated their quarterly market outlook in the latest installment of ‘Market Insights’.

Cover Page for JP Morgan's Guide to the Market's Q4 2014

Each quarter, you can find this little gem of a PDF on JP Morgan’s Asset management website; a downloadable “Guide to the Markets” AND audio commentary.

Topics include US Equities, Economy and Fixed Income, along with an view of the International landscape and Asset Class performance.

 

Sources:


JP Morgan Guide to the Markets: Q4 2014
http://www.jpmorganfunds.com

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