Some notes this week:
Growth stocks are acting as a defense move again, especially given that the Fed remains on the fence about interest rate. Small caps and retail though, could still act as an anchor. For now, they both held a key area — 6-7-year business cycle lows — which means recession is currently not definitive. However, stagflation is very much a potential.
Oil prices that broke out over 80 have retested support. A trip back above 86 could be a signal that the current war in Israel might escalate into oil-rich regions like Iran. Natural Gas is also rising.
Then add on to the macro:
Dollar and the US debt which keeps growing; a huge part of the US GDPPPI CPI — hotter than expected.The ratio between SPY and TLT or risk to off is a concern. (HYG to TLT even more so)Fed minutes — proceed with caution.
Overall, social unrest and anger-fueled inflation chaos is not what you want to see. And the situation appears to be becoming more and more volatile.
As picks go, our quant models are still in growth stocks, like META, TSLA, and NVDA, with stops to protect profits. Discretionary picks are light until we see further evidence of how “inside” sectors of the US economy do.
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In this video from CMC Markets, Mish shares her short-term forecast for USD/JPY and popular commodity instruments ahead of the US PPI announcement and September’s Fed meeting minutes, with recent dovish comments from Fed officials suggesting a potential shift in the committee’s policies.
Mish joins Business First AM to discuss the market reaction to the war in Gaza in this video.
Mish takes over as guest host for David Keller, CMT on the Monday, October 9 edition of StockCharts TV’s The Final Bar, where she shares her thoughts in the daily Market Recap during a day of uncertain news.
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Mish presents a warning in this appearance on BNN Bloomberg’s Opening Bell — before loading up seasonality trades or growth stocks, watch the “inside” sectors of the US economy.
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S&P 500 (SPY): 435 resistance.Russell 2000 (IWM): 177 resistance.Dow (DIA): 338 resistance.Nasdaq (QQQ): 368 pivotal.Regional Banks (KRE): 39.80-42.00 range.Semiconductors (SMH): 150 resistance, 143 support. Transportation (IYT): 237 resistance, 225 support.Biotechnology (IBB): 120-125 range.Retail (XRT): 57 key support; if can climb over 61, bullish.
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