The markets opened higher as the S&P 500 looks to lock in its fourth straight winning week — and more in Friday’s stock market recap.
This week’s positive inflation reports have given investors hope that inflation is peaking. But Friday saw the release of one more report that could also prove to be a catalyst for the major indexes: import and export prices.
Import prices came in at 8.8% year over year, below both consensus estimates of 9.4% and the previous figure of 10.7%, which is more good news for the U.S. economy. Export prices also came in lower than estimates, but the real story here is import prices because the U.S. imports more goods than it exports.
While the major indexes have rallied on positive news this week, the bond market is cooling off, putting pressure on stocks.
And that’s not the only reason I believe we’re due for a pullback…
In this morning’s stock market recap video, I’ll explain why I’m becoming more bearish in the short term… current sector momentum levels… which sectors are most vulnerable right now… how to protect yourself in the current market cycle… which industry is heating up again and which is cooling off… the upside of buying longer-dated options and some trade examples… plus the biggest factors driving this market right now.
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I just went live to reveal my No. 1 Frontrunner Stock for the rest of 2022…
Not only that, but I also discussed the core factors behind what I call “Frontrunner Stocks,” how to build your own custom ETF, portfolio management and more.
I even went into great detail on the formula used to backtest the Frontrunner Portfolio, and shared the results!
P.P.S. When it comes to trading, every second counts. And in choppy markets like these, often driven by headlines, stocks can make big moves in a flash.
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Stock Market Recap: By the Numbers
This morning’s stock market futures recap:
- Close: 33,336.67.
- Futures: 33,469.
- Change: +165.
S&P 500 (mini)
- Close: 4,207.27.
- Futures: 4,235.5.
- Change: +25.75.
- Close: 13,291.99.
- Futures: 13,411.25.
- Change: +100.
- Close: 1,975.26.
- Futures: 1,988.5.
- Change: +12.2.
Note: Updated as of 9:26 a.m. EDT
On Fridays, we’ll review the week that was… We’ll discuss how our trades did, what we learned and how to apply it to next week’s trading plan, and any developing trade setups. This video will put a bow on the week. We’ll also go over winners from my different member strategies.
Need help understanding some basics that we discuss frequently? Check out some of our educational pieces to help get yourself up to speed! Have a question or a topic you’d like us to explain in a future article? Send your thoughts to email@example.com!
- What Is the Dow and How Does It Work?
- A Beginner’s Guide to the Nasdaq and How to Trade It
- What Companies Make up the S&P 500 and How Can I Trade It?
- What Is the VIX? Understanding Stock Market Volatility
- A Beginner’s Guide to Stock Sector Analysis and Relative Strength
- How to Pick Winning Stocks With Simple Market Analysis Tools
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