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Taxes Taking Center Stage
11:40:34 PM| 11/19/2017
By Jim Brown | The odds of passing a tax reform package in the senate are worsening every day.

Political Confusion Ahead
11:16:54 PM| 11/12/2017
By Jim Brown | They say you should never watch sausage being made or legislation being created

Going and Going and Going
10:28:10 PM| 11/5/2017
By Jim Brown | The predictions for profit taking from numerous analysts have all proven wrong.

Techs Lift Market
9:23:19 PM| 10/29/2017
By Jim Brown | Four major tech stocks accomplished a major feat on Friday of lifting the Nasdaq and S&P to a new high.

Dow Posts Monster Week
11:10:57 PM| 10/22/2017
By Jim Brown | The Dow posted a 456-point gain for the week but the other indexes lagged behind.

Let the Earnings Begin
9:45:38 PM| 10/15/2017
By Jim Brown | The Q3 earnings cycle kicks off in earnest next week.

Best Fall Ever
10:04:30 PM| 10/8/2017
By Jim Brown | September went out with a bang and October started off strong.

Halfway Home
10:39:59 PM| 10/1/2017
By Jim Brown | September is over, October is ahead.

Pivotal Three Weeks
10:51:10 PM| 9/24/2017
By Jim Brown | The next three weeks will be pivotal for the markets but the outlook is positive.

Index Breakout
10:12:50 PM| 9/17/2017
By Jim Brown | Weekend event risk and minor headlines from every corner failed to stop the markets gains.

Rally Time?
9:46:13 PM| 9/10/2017
By Jim Brown | The lack of a North Korean missile test and the elimination of political deadlines should be market positive.

Tuesday Repeat?
7:23:21 PM| 9/3/2017
By Jim Brown | Last Tuesday it was a Korean missile over Japan. This Tuesday will be a Korean nuclear test depressing the market.

Vacation Time
9:06:52 PM| 8/27/2017
By Jim Brown | This will be the last vacation week of the summer and volume will be non-existent.

Welcome to August
10:53:13 PM| 8/20/2017
By Jim Brown | The seasonal decline is underway and there is more volatility ahead.

Reversal Ahead
11:06:41 PM| 8/13/2017
By Jim Brown | Thursday's big market drop could be reversed on Monday.

Calm before the Storm?
11:02:06 PM| 8/6/2017
By Jim Brown | The Dow gained 262 points last week in a low volume market.

Thursday was a Warning
9:40:03 PM| 7/30/2017
By Jim Brown | The -143 point drop by the Nasdaq on Thursday was a warning.

Seasonal Shift?
11:03:50 PM| 7/23/2017
By Jim Brown | With the market holding at recent highs, will the normal seasonal shift apply?

Head Fake?
9:19:12 PM| 7/16/2017
By Jim Brown | Were the market gains to new highs last week the real deal or just a bearish setup?

Here We Go Again
7:47:50 PM| 7/9/2017
By Jim Brown | S&P futures are up sharply on Sunday evening suggesting a positive start to the week.

Directionless
8:10:23 PM| 7/2/2017
By Jim Brown | Portfolio managers threw a wrench into the works last week to send the Nasdaq to 5-week lows.

Window Dressing Rally
11:15:45 PM| 6/25/2017
By Jim Brown | The coming week is the end of the quarter and funds should be window dressing like crazy.

Second Chance Ahead
11:14:24 PM| 6/18/2017
By Jim Brown | The Nasdaq rebound failed but support held. This week we get a second chance at that rebound.

Tech Reset
11:46:53 PM| 6/11/2017
By Jim Brown | On Friday, the Nasdaq big caps reset for the third time in three months with a 228 point intraday drop.

Unexpected Headlines
9:11:54 PM| 6/4/2017
By Jim Brown | The markets were poised to move higher next week until they were hit by an unexpected headline.

Catalyst Wanted
10:38:23 PM| 5/28/2017
By Jim Brown | The markets posted minor gains last week and made new highs but there was no real catalyst to propel them higher.

Running Out of Headlines
11:48:27 PM| 5/21/2017
By Jim Brown | With President Trump having a successful trip overseas, the number of negative news headlines is shrinking.

Pivotal Week Ahead
1:23:51 AM| 5/15/2017
By Jim Brown | Geopolitical event risk may have faded but market risk is increasing.

Unexpected Reaction
10:16:03 PM| 5/7/2017
By Jim Brown | The French elections are over and the pro EU candidate won but the market choked.

Do Over
10:17:00 PM| 4/30/2017
By Jim Brown | With the budget crisis postponed for a week and the runoff for the French elections next Sunday, this week would be a do over for our prior week.

Buckle Up
10:40:06 PM| 4/23/2017
By Jim Brown | The French election played out with the best possible scenario for the European and U.S. markets.

Shift in Market Focus
1:55:59 AM| 4/17/2017
By Jim Brown | There was no attack on North Korea over the weekend and the MOAB attack in Afghanistan has already been forgotten.

Minimum Expectations
10:58:01 PM| 4/9/2017
By Jim Brown | This week in April is typically erratic but maintains a slight bullish bias.

Much Better
9:17:35 PM| 4/2/2017
By Jim Brown | Last week the S&P futures were down -20 when the newsletter was published.

Lookout Below
11:00:57 PM| 3/26/2017
By Jim Brown | The wheels came off the health care bill and it may have derailed the Trump rally.

Headline Storm Passed
12:56:17 AM| 3/20/2017
By Jim Brown | The storm of headlines last week failed to dent the market although the weekly gains were minimal.

Headline Storm Passed
12:56:17 AM| 3/19/2017
By Jim Brown | The storm of headlines last week failed to dent the market although the weekly gains were minimal.

Danger Will Robinson
11:51:48 PM| 3/12/2017
By Jim Brown | If the robot from Lost in Space were around today, he would be warning of danger ahead.

We Did Not Expect That
11:46:50 PM| 3/5/2017
By Jim Brown | China suddenly downgraded their economic progressions and futures are down hard.

Out on a Limb
8:51:51 PM| 2/26/2017
By Jim Brown | The market continues to rally although there were a couple hiccups last week.

Don't Confuse Me with the Facts
10:08:11 PM| 2/19/2017
By Jim Brown | The market is ignoring all the negative headlines and overbought technicals.

Thank You Mr. President
7:57:49 PM| 2/12/2017
By Jim Brown | Comments from the president and from Gary Cohn about fast tracking a tax cut proposal powered the market to new highs.

Is This the Week?
11:46:41 PM| 2/5/2017
By Jim Brown | The S&P appears to be poised for a breakout over 2,300 and that could trigger a new leg higher.

Loose Lips Sink Markets
11:06:14 PM| 1/29/2017
By Jim Brown | The S&P futures are down -7.50 on Sunday night as a result of the executive order temporarily suspending entry into the U.S. from seven Muslim nations.

Make Up Your Mind
11:03:07 PM| 1/22/2017
By Jim Brown | Analysts have one less decision this week but they still cannot make up their mind on market direction.

Event Risk Rising
8:30:06 PM| 1/15/2017
By Jim Brown | Another week, another failure to break 20,000.

This Could be the Week
9:17:09 PM| 1/8/2017
By Jim Brown | The Dow is poised to break over 20,000 this week but will it hold?

Let the Show Begin
7:22:26 PM| 1/2/2017
By Jim Brown | The battle between buyers and sellers in 2017 will begin on Tuesday.



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