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How I See It
Market commentary provided by well-known technical and research analysts, financial authors, investment newsletter publishers, and economists. The opinions expressed each week represent their professional perspectives and not necessarily those of the magazine.

A mixed tactical picture for markets

In our June 9 article, “Consolidation confirmation,” we looked at how the market typically acts following longer-duration breadth thrusts, which took place the first week of June. We found that when more than 90% of the S&P 500 (SPX) components...

The economy and the virus

Editor’s note: Brian Wesbury is chief economist at First Trust Advisors LP. He and his team prepare a weekly market commentary titled “Monday Morning Outlook.” This article was first published on July 6, 2020. Not since the 1960s and ‘70s has the United...

Is the secular bull market still alive?

Or will it become a fatality of COVID-19? The prognosis remains unclear, but we believe the bull market will return healthy and ready to run. The big risk is that the economy will fail to respond significantly to the massive fiscal and monetary...

Follow the Fed—it prints money

There has been an incredible ramp up in corporate credit new issuance since the Federal Reserve announced that it was going to buy corporate-bond ETFs. The Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility (SMCCF) recently began buying ETFs with the goals of...