Markets were mixed on Thursday.
“We think this is a normal pullback and consolidation phase after everything that's happened over the past six months,” said Lisa Kopp, head of traditional investments at US Bank Wealth Management. “The economic data seems to be positive; that's why we are still positive on stocks for the year.”
However, Canaccord Genuity chief market strategist Tony Dwyer thinks that it is not time to buy.
Speaking to CNBC on Wednesday, Dwyer said that “we just want to be market neutral until those things get oversold enough”.
And on Thursday, Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com told CNBC: “The underperformance of the small caps over the last two months coupled with a significant reversal in the Nasdaq makes me very cautious of this market going forward.”