Two to Watch
After a nice day of gains for the market Tuesday, it would be nice to think that things will settle down a bit, but that's probably too tall an order for a market where volatility still reigns supreme. It's not easy to take long positions with conviction, nor is it easy to go short with conviction. It's been this way for a while. What's clear to me now is that the market foundation remains shaky at best, especially after two days of ominous selling on Thursday and Monday.
The Nasdaq Composite outperformed Tuesday, rising 0.6% on volume of nearly 1.6 billion shares -- below average but higher than Monday. Another reminder that higher-volume gains and lower-volume declines for the major averages from here would be a sign of improving market health....418 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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