The Marder Report

June 18, 2018

June 18, 2018
Stocks have shown next to no kinks in their armor over the past few weeks. Most of the true leaders have already broken out, and it becomes challenging to find those yet to be exploited. The list below reflects a slimmer menu of pattern setups. ... [more]
MOST RECENT

June 13, 2018

June 13, 2018
Stocks remain in the catbird seat, with Nasdaq trading volume picking up slightly. Leadership continues in the growth sector and Nasdaq/small-cap realm as participants favor groups with lesser trade-tariff risk. Retail has now joined consumer discretionary and technology as the outperforming broad sectors. Breadth has expanded notably over... [more]

May 21, 2018

May 21, 2018
The following was written Sunday, May 20. Stocks give a good account of themselves overall as participants contend with a rising-rate environment. Leadership has been very good, with volume the obvious sore spot in the averages, especially New York Stock Exchange volume. Nasdaq activity has been better, but even this leaves something to be desired given the existence of just one major accumulation... [more]

February 13, 2018

February 13, 2018
The following was written Tuesday evening, Feb. 13: Position traders will wait for one of a few things to occur before initiating new positions in the growth sector: 1) An O’Neil follow-through day (FTD), Since Tuesday was Day 3 after the low close of 2/8 in the Nasdaq and S&P, the next day in which price rises a substantial amount on volume > the prior day’s... [more]

January 29, 2018

January 29, 2018
Trend, breadth, and leadership are all positive and the accumulation window remains open for institutions. According to a wire service, the market has gone 18 months without a 5% reaction, the longest in history. Heady stuff, indeed. As noted last time, “…more fundamentally sound growth names have been building and breaking out of bases than at any time in recent memory. This is the... [more]

view all Marder Reports