9 Minute Read

Tackle Today: Can bears hibernate twice a year?

March 11, 2019

By | No Comments

≈ Market bulls should certainly hope they can. ≈

Eventually the bear comes out of hibernation. No not the “market bear”, I am talking about real bears. It is so hard to talk about real bears with investors and traders…such a figurative bunch. Anyway, did you know black and grizzle bears will hibernate on average 7 ½ months? Don’t believe me? Ticker symbol GOOG it. 

You know what else hibernates? Market storylines. Last fall all the market was talking about for a few weeks was the Global Economic Slowdown. Well that storyline went into deep hibernation as the market got distracted with yields hitting 3%, then a stubbornly hawkish Fed, then Steve Mnuchin trying to singularly destroy the market in a single day, then a suddenly dovish fed and then an endless string of headlines that the China/U.S. trade war was almost over. It has been a busy winter!

The market doesn’t multi-task very well. You should see it try and walk and chew gum at the same time. Well guess who’s back? No, it’s not Slim Shady, it’s the Global Economic Slowdown. It never really went away, the market simply didn’t pay attention to it (see walk and chew gum reference). Absent more exciting things to focus on the market is again talking about economic data and it remains very weak around the globe. 

Can bears hibernate twice a year? Market bulls should certainly hope they can. 

Chart of the Day

S&P 500 (SPY)

COD Mar 11

In the first real pullback of 2019, the intraday lows have been broken from each of the last few trading sessions. Some level of short-term support forming would be a welcome sight for market bulls looking to get in on this pullback.

Video of the day

What is Monetary Supply

Monetary Supply refers to the total value of monetary assets available in an economy at a specific time. 

Today’s line up

Traders Lounge 11PM EST

Join the coaches in this live lounge, ask questions, discuss ideas or just sit back and listen to veteran traders discuss market conditions.

Halftime Report 12:30PM EST

The Halftime Report starts at 12:30 EST and covers what news is driving the market, chart analysis from the movers and shakers of the day and fun in a way that only Matt and Tim can deliver.

Market Recap

The Market Recap is designed to give you a quick overview of the day that was. While brief, this report is designed to cover all of the major events that drove the markets that day and help you plan for the trading day ahead.

Tackle Trading: Financial Freedom is a Journey. Sign up now for a 15-day free trial.

Financial freedom is a journey

The Tackle Today series is brought to you by Tackle Trading.

Sign up now and gain unfettered access to all of the quality content and powerful Scouting Reports that our Pro Members enjoy for 15-days absolutely free with no strings attached and let us show you what your trading has been missing.

# Sign up now for a 15-DAY FREE TRIAL #

Legal Disclaimer

Tackle Trading LLC (“Tackle Trading”) is providing this website and any related materials, including newsletters, blog posts, videos, social media postings and any other communications (collectively, the “Materials”) on an “as-is” basis. This means that although Tackle Trading strives to make the information accurate, thorough and current, neither Tackle Trading nor the author(s) of the Materials or the moderators guarantee or warrant the Materials or accept liability for any damage, loss or expense arising from the use of the Materials, whether based in tort, contract, or otherwise. Tackle Trading is providing the Materials for educational purposes only. We are not providing legal, accounting, or financial advisory services, and this is not a solicitation or recommendation to buy or sell any stocks, options, or other financial instruments or investments. Examples that address specific assets, stocks, options or other financial instrument transactions are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to represent specific trades or transactions that we have conducted. In fact, for the purpose of illustration, we may use examples that are different from or contrary to transactions we have conducted or positions we hold. Furthermore, this website and any information or training herein are not intended as a solicitation for any future relationship, business or otherwise, between the users and the moderators. No express or implied warranties are being made with respect to these services and products. By using the Materials, each user agrees to indemnify and hold Tackle Trading harmless from all losses, expenses and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or resulting from user’s use of the Materials. In no event shall Tackle Trading or the author(s) or moderators be liable for any direct, special, consequential or incidental damages arising out of or related to the Materials. If this limitation on damages is not enforceable in some states, the total amount of Tackle Trading’s liability to the user or others shall not exceed the amount paid by the user for such Materials.

All investing and trading in the securities market involves a high degree of risk. Any decisions to place trades in the financial markets, including trading in stocks, options or other financial instruments, is a personal decision that should only be made after conducting thorough independent research, including a personal risk and financial assessment, and prior consultation with the user’s investment, legal, tax and accounting advisers, to determine whether such trading or investment is appropriate for that user.

Leave a Reply

Chart Modal

Tackle Trading