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David Starr is better known as Managematics to members of the First Wave chat on ThinkOrSwim. Most use his many freely-distributed implementations of First-Wave technical studies and his regular market commentary, including timely trading insight based on Elliott Wave analysis. David's acclaimed FibGrid and DynaRange indicators are available right here on

Squawk Morning Briefing: One For All

David is filling in for Kevin this morning and we have one video containing the updates for all the markets we cover.

Squawk Morning Briefing: Interpreting Thursday’s Sell-Off

Thursday’s decline is consistent with a third wave down in U. S. equities — a sign which should be encouraging to bears. However, we need to be cautious as that isn’t the exclusive interpretation. We dig into the scenarios during today’s videos

Squawk Morning Briefing: How To View The Bounce

Yesterday we opened with a question about whether or not it was time for bears to rest. It seems that they went into a coma instead. Is the sharp bounce just a correction in a new bear market or a sign of a turn back up? We dig into the possibilities in […]

Squawk Morning Briefing: Time For Bears To Rest?

After a few good down days is it time for bears to rest? We dig into that question today.

Squawk Morning Briefing: According to Plan

So far the move down from Friday’s high in U. S. equities is moving according to plan. Today’s videos update the outlook and critical action to maintain a downward view.

Squawk Morning Briefing: Have We Seen A Top?

There are some reasons to think that Friday’s action could have represented a high in U. S. equity markets. Today’s videos will look at that possibility to see if it holds water.

Squawk Morning Briefing: Divergences Appearing

Thursday saw the S&P 500 achieve fresh all-time highs but they continue to occur with important divergences. Notably, new 52 week highs are failing to keep pace with the index making new highs. Breadth is also not keeping pace. This is yet another reason to think we could be approaching an important […]

Squawk Morning Briefing: Almost There

Wave action in U. S. equities continues to unfold according to expectations. That has us anticipating a new all-time high in the S&p 500 followed by the (as yet unconfirmed) potential for a move downward. Today’s videos update the possible path to that new high as well as possible interpretations if it isn’t […]

Squawk Morning Briefing: Waiting On FOMC Again

We continue to cautiously look upward in U. S. equities while remaining aware that there can be many possible reactions to the FOMC announcement this afternoon. Today’s videos lay out the scenarios we’ll be watching.

Squawk Morning Briefing: Same Questions

Monday’s action in U. S. equities did nothing to resolve the questions we had going leading up to the first trading session of the week. That leaves our outlook unchanged as we prepare for Tuesday but we update the considerations in today’s videos.