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S&P500 vs Margin Debt

In The Highstreet Group by John Bartoletta

The first chart represents the 16-18 year Secular Bull and Bear markets. This chart reflects our long-term secular and short-term cyclical market strategy that we have talked about over the last 8 months. We are forecasting the end of a …

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Fed versus S&P 500

In The Highstreet Group by John Bartoletta

Federal Reserve Quantitative Easing vs. the SP&500 Index This graph represents the relationship between the Federal Reserve Quantitative Easing Program and the performance of the S&P 500 Index. When the stock market and the financial systems began to collapse back …

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S&P 500 Update

In The Highstreet Group by John Bartoletta

UPDATE: On July 29 we started trading the short side of the market. At that time the S&P 500 Index had the highest price spread in history above the 200 day moving average. All technical indicators were showing overbought conditions. …

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S&P 500 Forward Look

In The Highstreet Group by John Bartoletta

2/7/13: S&P 500 Forward Look With 2/3 of the S&P 500 having announced Q4 results, 69.1% have reported above-consensus expectations with projected earnings growth of 3.8%.  Looking ahead, the market consensus is for earnings growth of +2.2% in Q1, +6.6% …

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Payroll Surprise

In The Highstreet Group by John Bartoletta

Payroll Surprise Overall Nonfarm Payrolls rose by 146,000 which was more than anticipated and the jobless rate fell to an almost four year low of 7.7% in November.  Most significant in our eyes though is the private payrolls number which …