The stock market has been trading in a much more volatile manner with daily moves in the technical analysis charts of a magnitude not seen in years.
This is part of a topping process. Markets move in cycles and the odds of a bear market coming in 2019 are higher now than they have been in ten years. I explain some of the reasons why in this video.
Recent changes in the bond market and Fed member statements show that we are at the end of an economic expansionary cycle.