Bishop’s Corner

with Jeff Bishop

Bishop’s Corner

with Jeff Bishop

Your Jump on the Week – Key Macroeconomic Risks

Your Jump on the Week – Key Macroeconomic Risks

Stocks closed the week blazing hot, as the Dow gained over 440 points on Friday and finished with its 8th straight weekly gain. Furthermore, its the longest winning streak the Dow has seen since November 2017. And you know what? It seems like stocks are moving higher...

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Options Trading FAQs

Options Trading FAQs

Stocks are raging higher today… and trying to finish out the week on a positive note. Despite weak retail sales numbers and jobless claims on Thursday. The market seems to be striding higher on hope... Hope that we’ll reach a trade deal with China that doesn’t hurt...

read more
Preparing for a Bear Market

Preparing for a Bear Market

Compromise. It’s what every happy and healthy relationship needs. And stocks look stronger today because of it. So what’s changed over the last 24 hours? Lawmakers have reached a temporary deal to prevent the government from shutting down (it looks like the Wall might...

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Jump on the Week – Macro Risks and Volatility

Jump on the Week – Macro Risks and Volatility

Despite stocks closing on a 3-day losing streak, all three major indices managed to close positive on the week. Which makes it 7-straight positive weekly closes for the Dow.  What’s been pushing stocks lower recently? Renewed trade tensions between the U.S. and China...

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Market Risks – Will Volatility (VIX) Pick Up?

Market Risks – Will Volatility (VIX) Pick Up?

Despite an upbeat SOTU address from the President last night, the market seems to be dismissing several red flags. For example, Apple lowered its revenue projection mid-quarter, and Amazon’s guidance fell short of analysts expectations, while Eli Lilly warned that...

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Your Jump on the Week – Key Macroeconomic Risks

Your Jump on the Week – Key Macroeconomic Risks

Stocks closed the week blazing hot, as the Dow gained over 440 points on Friday and finished with its 8th straight weekly gain. Furthermore, its the longest winning streak the Dow has seen since November 2017. And you know what? It seems like stocks are moving higher...

Options Trading FAQs

Options Trading FAQs

Stocks are raging higher today… and trying to finish out the week on a positive note. Despite weak retail sales numbers and jobless claims on Thursday. The market seems to be striding higher on hope... Hope that we’ll reach a trade deal with China that doesn’t hurt...

Preparing for a Bear Market

Preparing for a Bear Market

Compromise. It’s what every happy and healthy relationship needs. And stocks look stronger today because of it. So what’s changed over the last 24 hours? Lawmakers have reached a temporary deal to prevent the government from shutting down (it looks like the Wall might...

Jump on the Week – Macro Risks and Volatility

Jump on the Week – Macro Risks and Volatility

Despite stocks closing on a 3-day losing streak, all three major indices managed to close positive on the week. Which makes it 7-straight positive weekly closes for the Dow.  What’s been pushing stocks lower recently? Renewed trade tensions between the U.S. and China...

Market Risks – Will Volatility (VIX) Pick Up?

Market Risks – Will Volatility (VIX) Pick Up?

Despite an upbeat SOTU address from the President last night, the market seems to be dismissing several red flags. For example, Apple lowered its revenue projection mid-quarter, and Amazon’s guidance fell short of analysts expectations, while Eli Lilly warned that...