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CMG Daily - Everything You Need to Know

Updated: Dec 18, 2021

We recently launched CMG Daily - a newsletter that gets sent out every morning (Monday-Friday). We truly believe it will be the best newsletter out there. You know, in our completely unbiased opinion.


The newsletter is jam packed with information. We are pulling data from all over the internet and compiling it in one single email so you have everything you need to know about the markets at your fingertips. Our goal is to make your lives easier.


And the best part - it's absolutely FREE.


If you haven't already, you can sign up here.


The free version has a market recap, top 5 news articles for the markets that day and a summary of what is happening in the pre-market.


We also have a paid version that you can access through our Patreon.


The paid version has the same info from the free newsletter as well as the stocks we are watching that day, analyst price target changes and recommendations, earnings reports data, economic data, ex-dividends being paid out that day and our thought of the day.


If you are unfamiliar with us, we are very honest and transparent. So in all honesty, the free version will be more than enough information for most people on a daily basis. The paid version is for someone who pays close attention to the markets every day, maybe a trader or an active investor.


With that being said, choose what works best for you personally and we are glad we can help.


For more information, here's a full breakdown of what each newsletter will have.

CMG Daily - Free Newsletter

Market Recap

At the market close of each day, we pull the latest market data from TradingView. For stock market data, that is 4pm EST. For crypto, it is midnight EST.


Here is a sample of what this section will look like:

The S&P 500, Dow, Nasdaq and Bitcoin will be regulars on this list. The last two slots will be used for Gold, Oil, Treasuries, Gold or on certain days, a hot stock.


The S&P 500 is an index that tracks the 500 largest companies in the United States. Companies need to be headquartered in the U.S., have a market cap of $8.2 billion or more and have positive earnings for at least four consecutive quarters.


The index is market cap weighted, meaning that larger companies have a bigger influence on the index. Here is a weighting breakdown as of December 2021.

The Dow Jones is an index that tracks 30 blue-chip U.S. stocks. Blue chip stocks are well established, influential companies. The 30 stocks in the index range in sector and are the index is believed to be a leading indicator of the stock market and economy.


Unlike the S&P 500, the Dow Jones is a price weighted index. This means a stock with a higher share price has more influence on the index.


The Nasdaq is an index that tracks 2,500 companies, but tech has a heavy influence on the index as it makes up over 50% of the index. Similar to the S&P 500, the index is market cap weighted.


Bitcoin is the largest and most well-known cryptocurrency. It is also a very volatile so it is considered a speculative asset. For a simple, complete explanation of Bitcoin - we have you covered.


Treasury Bonds are important to monitor. A bond is a debt instrument the U.S. government issues to fund itself. The 10 year is arguably the most important as it is considered a safe haven asset. If the demand goes up, yield goes down. If the demand is weak, yield goes up.



Gold is another save haven asset. Investors turn to gold in times of uncertainty as the metal tends to hold its value. Gold is priced in U.S. dollars and the price per ounce of gold is the typical reference.


Oil prices are affected by supply and demand. The price you will see on the recap will be for WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil, which is considered one of the highest quality oils. Oil prices affect everything as it is an input cost which is passed on to the consumer (ie manufacturing costs, shipping costs, etc.)


Top News

We will be highlighting the five biggest headlines of that morning. We will provide a quick summary of the news so you know enough to understand. We will provide links if you want to read more.


What's Happening This Morning?

In this section we will be discussing what we are seeing in the pre-market, along with any news that is going to affect the markets for that day.


CMG Daily - Premium Newsletter

The premium version will have the above sections as well as the following:


Stocks to Watch

This section will touch on 10-15 stocks that we are watching that day. We will give you a summary of why we are watching those stocks today and all related news.


Stock Upgrades/Downgrades/Initiations

The role of an analyst is to do research on a stock and provide a price prediction based on the company's fundamentals. Analysts revise their coverage of stocks regularly. Each day we will provide a breakdown of all analyst coverage changes so you can stay up to date.


Here are the analyst recommendation types:

When an analyst upgrades a stock it means the analyst is bullish on the stock and believes the price will go higher. We include the upgrade type and the new price prediction.


When an analyst downgrades a stock it means the analyst is bearish on the stock and believes the price will go lower. We include the downgrade type and the new price prediction.


Lastly, when an analyst initiates coverage on a stock, it means the analyst was not previously covering the stock but has now begun to. We include the coverage type and the price prediction.


Economic Reports

Every day there are economic reports. In this section, we will give you a reminder of what reports you can expect on that day.


Here is our weekly look ahead from Instagram that shows all economic reports for the week:

Earnings Reports

Companies are required to report their earnings every quarter. Companies report earnings at different times throughout the quarter. In this section, we will provide a summary of the earning reports from the previous day and give you a reminder of what earnings you can expect on that day.


Here is our weekly look ahead from Instagram that shows all earning reports scheduled for the week:

Ex-Dividends

In this section we will provide a summary of all companies that are paying a dividend on that day and the amount being paid per share.


Thought of the Day

Here we will be giving a quick thought of the day. It can be what we expect to happen in the market that day, what plays we are making or even just how we are feeling that morning. It will be random and glorious.


Sponsors

In order to keep the newsletter free, we have partnered with several companies to bring you great deals. If you make a purchase through one of these links we will be compensated. There is no additional cost to you.


Conclusion

That's our Newsletter. Now that you have the full scope of CMG Daily, you can sign up here for our Newsletter.


We sincerely hope you sign up and we can help navigate the markets on a daily basis. And for more free daily content, follow us on Instagram.


Thank you for reading!


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Disclosures

I am not a licensed financial advisor or financial professional. This is not investing advice. I am simply sharing my research and opinion based on that research. It is very important that you do your own research and make investments based on your own personal circumstances, preferences, goals and risk tolerance.


This blog contains some affiliate links. If you purchase any service through one of these links, I may earn a small commission at no extra cost to you.


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