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Will The Stock Market Bloodbath Continue or Can The Bulls Break Free

Will The Stock Market Bloodbath Continue or Can The Bulls Break Free

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MICHAEL KRAMER AND CLIENTS OF MOTT CAPITAL OWN NFLX, ACAD, TSLA, SWKS

Good Morning Today is December 10

  • S&P 500 futures are pointing to a higher opening of 5 points as of 8:30 AM
  • The US 10-year rate is at 2.85%
  • Dollar Index is at 96.63
  • WTI Crude Oil is $51.69
  • Critical events for today: – Brexit? Will PM May pull the vote?

Recap of International Trading:

Japan was lower by 2.1%

Hong Kong Hang Seng Index finished the down 1.2%

China Shanghai Comp. -0.8%

UK FTSE up 0.4%

DAX down 0.6%

FED Rate Hike Watch:

Currently, the market is pricing in a 41% there are no rate hikes in 2019, and 34% chance of just one rate hike. My how things have changed.

CME Group

 

Will The Sell-off Continue?

The stock market continued its sell-off on Friday, and it spilled over into international trading overnight, as one would expect. But futures are slightly higher today. The significant level in the S&P 500 that must hold is 2,616 otherwise a retest of the February around 2,550 is on the table.  Key resistance to watch for is 2,670.

spx

The Russell is also nearing its February low, that level comes at 1,433.

russell

The NASDAQ support comes at 6,800.

nasdaq

Amazon (AMZN)

FANG stocks will continue to be a focus for most investors. Amazon has performed reasonably well during the last round of selling and firmly stayed above support at $1620. Should the stock stay above $1620, then it could very well be back on its way to $1760.

amazon, amzn

Netflix (NFLX)

Netflix continues to hover around its long-term uptrend which dates back to late 2016. A rise above $285 sends the stock on towards $300

netflix, nflx

Facebook (FB)

The stock is nearing its long-term downtrend, and an increase above $140 could finally break the downtrend and send the stock to $148.

facebook

Chips

Keybanc downgraded both Skyworks and Qorvo to sector weight from overweight.

Micron (MU)

Micron appears to be heading towards support around $34.10  Resistance is firm at $36.40

micron, mu

Nvidia (NVDA)

Nvidia also looks to be heading to $139.50.

nvda, nvidia

Tesla (TSLA)

Tesla’s Elon Musk was on 60 minutes. It was a great interview, watch it if you can! It is only about 15 minutes. You learn a lot about him including his horrible childhood.  The stock continues to perform well in a difficult market. I continue to believe this stock will be at its all-time by year-end. It has held $359 support very well.

tesla, tsla

Acadia (ACAD)

Acadia was initiated with a hold and $23 price target at Canaccord.

acad

Gilead (GILD)

Gilead appoints Daniel O’Day Chairman and CEO. He comes from Roche.  Resistance is around $72

gilead, gild

Good luck today!

-Mike

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