Archives: Weekly Market Outlook

A November to Remember! What Might December Hold?
A Shiny Metal Makes a New Historical High.

Donn Goodman | December 3, 2023

November 2023 surpassed all expectations in the stock and bond markets.  Those investors who participated hit the bullseye. The month started off with a cooling CPI and PPI along with GDP jumping and the Fed’s hawkish stance softening.  This was …

These Charts Clarify The “Big” Picture
See What They’re Telling You Now.

Donn Goodman | November 26, 2023

Welcome back Gaugers.  We hope that you have had an enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday and have been participating in the positive markets that we have recently experienced.

Most major indices finished this holiday shortened week up around 1%.  Interest rates have …

Investors Were Thankful This Week After Cooling Inflation Data.
Will We See Additional Follow Thru?

Donn Goodman | November 19, 2023

We wish you, our loyal readers and subscribers, a very Happy Thanksgiving Day!

We hope that you enjoy this day of gratefulness with family and good friends.  We thank you for being part of our extended family, and we look …

Leader Led. Laggards Fell. Is Momentum The Tell?

Geoff Bysshe | November 12, 2023

Due to travel schedules, this week’s Market Outlook will be exclusively the Big View bullets and the “one thing.”

The “one thing” is an exercise I practice in our weekly members-only mentoring sessions, which involves answering the question, “If you …

Has the Fed Closed the Door To Future Rate Hikes?
Or, Does the Door Remain Partially Open?

Donn Goodman | November 5, 2023

Hello Gaugers.  Hope it was a profitable and more enjoyable week in the markets for you (then last).

The Stock and Bond markets think the door has closed or is about to close on future rate hikes.  Stocks soared and …

A Frightful October in the Markets
Will the November Seasonal Turn Happen? Read On…

Donn Goodman | October 29, 2023

Hello Gaugers.  Hope you have weathered the volatile and negative stock (and bond) markets.  We have described the negative cycle trends that can and do often take place in September-October.  2023 has certainly been amplified.

As all of us are …

New Highs. But Perhaps Not Where You Want Them!
Positive Seasonality May Be Coming!

Donn Goodman | October 22, 2023

Happy weekend Gaugers.  Thanks for tuning in.

It was an ugly week in both the bond and stock markets.

Headlines did their part to keep investors in a selling mood.

Geopolitical risk continued to rule the markets.  Uncertainty in the …

Turbulence From Headwinds
But Reasons To Get Positive On The Market

Donn Goodman | October 15, 2023


Hello Gaugers.  Hope that you have had a good week and are dealing with many of the ongoing distractions plaguing us all.

I was on a long flight at the beginning of this week.  We hit a couple of rough …

The Canary in the Silicon Mine

Keith Schneider | October 8, 2023

US equity markets were under extreme pressure in September and part of August as the Fed has been relentless in trying to bring inflation down. The jump in interest rates has been extreme, ranking as one of the biggest moves …

“Let Me Count The Waves”

Keith Schneider | October 1, 2023

Equity markets have been under extreme pressure over the past month (-5% on average), hit by waves of selling. The divergence in performance YTD between the NASDAQ 100 (QQQ) and the Russell 2000 (IWM) is 33%, hitting extreme levels that …