2019 was quite the year for Large-Cap Technology. Our benchmark, the SPDR Technology Sector ETF, $XLK gained 50% during the year, nearly doubling the performance of the next best sector, Financials ($XLF), as well as the S&P 500 itself, both of which returned about 30%. Many of the analyst notes and financial headlines I see […]
Rotation Into Small-Cap Tech
It’s a tech dominated world and the stock market is no different. The latest cyclical bull market was powered by high-growth areas like Semiconductors, Application Software, Internet & Social Media. Technology has been leadership along the market cap scale for several years. Now with Equities trading back towards record highs, it would be a bullish […]
Is this the Top for Tech?
Two renowned Technicians made television appearances last week and warned about the bearish signals they were observing in the Technology Sector. After just a few trading days they’ve been proven right as the Technology SPDR ETF, $XLK is down almost 4% in the past three sessions. This call is no longer immediately actionable due to […]
Tech Stocks Take the Lead
The market has staged quite a comeback from the December 2018 lows with all of the major US stock indices up over 10% year-to-date. The sharp, V-shaped recovery has been met with a lot of skepticism. Many technicians are warning that the 2800 level in the S&P 500 will act as resistance, while others point to improving […]
Bullish Opportunities Brewing in Financials?
Since the last week of 2018, the markets have been on a tear. No investors expected such velocity in the bounce nor the upward momentum that followed. The average investor is looking for a pullback to get back in and so far there isn’t one to be found. Mark Newton, CMT and Founder of Newton […]