Things rising now are for the most part due to those (few) who see better earnings ahead, an earnings beat or rising on the struggling dollar........while peers get a definitely smaller bid....or none. It's a struggle. You'll notice more losing trades recently as markets are searching out the "good". Some are talking recession (I don't buy that) while others struggle to find a way to get "through" the soft patch; waiting for 2016.
In futures, volume has dropped off the cliff overnight. It's amazing (and worth noting).
One things that's stood out for me is the increase in dividends and buybacks. Yes, there's been an increase and new ones begun while O&G cut theirs. Isn't it interesting how the market will do whatever it can to keep people in stocks. Just sayin'.
AMZN is leading the Nasdaq with AAPL reporting this week but MRVL just announced a much …