3 Signals that the Market Sell-Off Is Coming to an End

3 Signals that the Market Sell-Off Is Coming to an End

Posted On November 26, 2018 3:32 pm

The charts of all the major indices and most individual stocks look terrible. But we are getting some initial signals that the selling is abating.  Here’s what to look for.

It’s doubtful the market will be able to have a sustainable move higher until concerns about a hawkish Fed and the trade war with China get resolved.  The lack of clarity on those two issues has caused a major shift in investor sentiment where even good news such as strong earnings is being met with selling.  And the recent and rapid declines in FAANG names has been a big blow to market psychology.  At some point, the… Continue Reading at StockNews.com

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Steve Smith

Steve Smith have been involved in all facets of the investment industry in a variety of roles ranging from speculator, educator, manager and advisor. This has taken him from the trading floors of Chicago to hedge funds on Wall Street to the world online. From 1987 to 1996, he served as a market maker at the Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE) and Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). From 1997 to 2007, he was a Senior Columnist and Managing Editor for TheStreet.com, handling their Option Alert and Short Report newsletters. The Option Alert was awarded the MIN “best business newsletter” in 2006. From 2009 to 2013, Smith was a Senior Columnist and Managing Editor for Minyanville’s OptionSmith newsletter, as well as a Risk Manager Consultant for New Vernon Capital LLC. Smith acted as an advisor to build models and option strategies to reduce portfolio exposure and enhance returns for the four main funds. Since 2015, he has worked for Adam Mesh Trading Group. There, he has managed Options360 and Earning 360, been co-leader of Option Academy, and contributed to The Option Specialist website.

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