June 23, 2022Short-Term Rallies Give Hope But Need Caution Posted By : Vance Howard/ 0 comments / Under : Wealth Watch The HCM-BuyLine® is clearly negative and we have built up a tremendous amount of cash. I have enclosed our cash holdings as of Monday. The market should rally up to the 3800-3900 range on the S&P 500 before the selling starts again. Some of these rallies are shorts covering their positions. Look for the markets to sell back down to the 3600 range, and if that area of support cannot hold the next logical area of support is a very low 3000-3100. The market can have some very nice rallies in a bear market, so be patient and let the HCM-BuyLine® turn back up so we can get a clear picture the trend has changed. There are some amazing buys out there right now, and way too many to list, but they are probably going to get more amazing and trade even lower. The cash some of these firms have on their balance sheet is incredible. What to do now? Be patient, sit on the cash we built up, let the market tell us when it has bottomed, and then we can come back in with both barrels a-blazing’. Cash and Cash Equivalents as of June 20, 2022 Howard Capital Management, Inc. 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