Bishop’s Corner

with Jeff Bishop

Bishop’s Corner

with Jeff Bishop

Jump on the Week – Good News is Bad News

The month of June saw stocks skyrocket… Heck, it was the best performing June the S&P 500 had seen since the 1950s! And you know what? If it wasn’t for the Fed, and traders believing that it’s going to cut rates, we probably wouldn’t be sitting near all-time highs...

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Jobs Report and The Fed’s Next Move

Is good news bad again? The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its NonFarm Payrolls report this morning, and it blew expectations out of the water. You see, “forecasters” were expecting the U.S. job market to add anywhere between 135,000 and 205,000 NEW jobs in the...

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Jump on the Week – G20 Over, Now What?

Not only are trade talks “back on track” … so is this market. The S&P 500 finished the first-half of 2019 with a gain of 17% - the best first-half performance since 1997! This is also the best June for the S&P 500 since 1955, surging 6.9% Despite the run,...

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Can the G-20 Meeting Spark A Trader War?

Before the second quarter comes to an end, traders from around the globe will be tuning into the G-20 summit in Japan which starts today and ends tomorrow. President Trump and President Xi are expected to meet on Saturday and continue their discussion on trade. While...

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Jump on the Week – Good News is Bad News

The month of June saw stocks skyrocket… Heck, it was the best performing June the S&P 500 had seen since the 1950s! And you know what? If it wasn’t for the Fed, and traders believing that it’s going to cut rates, we probably wouldn’t be sitting near all-time highs...

Jobs Report and The Fed’s Next Move

Is good news bad again? The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its NonFarm Payrolls report this morning, and it blew expectations out of the water. You see, “forecasters” were expecting the U.S. job market to add anywhere between 135,000 and 205,000 NEW jobs in the...

Not Sure About the Direction? Check Out These Strategies

It’s the first day of a new quarter and the stock market is on fire. With the Dow and S&P 500 hitting record highs… it’s a good time to be an options strategist. Is it time to get greedy? (The second-half of 2019 is off to a good start. But this is just the...

Jump on the Week – G20 Over, Now What?

Not only are trade talks “back on track” … so is this market. The S&P 500 finished the first-half of 2019 with a gain of 17% - the best first-half performance since 1997! This is also the best June for the S&P 500 since 1955, surging 6.9% Despite the run,...

Can the G-20 Meeting Spark A Trader War?

Before the second quarter comes to an end, traders from around the globe will be tuning into the G-20 summit in Japan which starts today and ends tomorrow. President Trump and President Xi are expected to meet on Saturday and continue their discussion on trade. While...