Is This a Dead Cat Bounce, or Has the Bull Market Returned?

Is This a Dead Cat Bounce, or Has the Bull Market Returned?

Posted On June 4, 2019 2:44 pm

As of this midday writing, major stock indices are all up over 1.5%, — their best day in four months.  This comes on the heels of consecutive weeks down, six for the Dow, the longest losing streak in 6 years.  The question now: Is this a dead cat bounce from oversold conditions, or the renewal of the bull market?

To determine the difference, let’s drill into some of the market, technical and sentiment reading. No animals were harmed during this analysis.

The first thing I noticed… 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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