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S&P Hesitates At Key Level

The S&P500 looks hesitant to take out the key  .764 Fibonacci retracement level at 2792.59 before the Fed and ECB announcements.  Note the back-to-back Doji candlesticks. When and if the swing high of the correction at 2801.90 clears, the technical … Continue reading

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Key Levels You Need To Know

The S&P500 sliced through its 200-day moving average like a “hot knife through budda’” today.  It’s the first close below the 200-day in almost two years.  Significant. The next stop is the February 9th intraday low at 2532.69, the Maginot … Continue reading

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The Only Dip To Buy Is A French Dip

Stunning to watch the financial pundits and the action of some investors with their reflexive buy the dip mentality after the massive volatility shock.  The S&P500 moves straight up for two years without a back-to-back 1/2 percent correction and then … Continue reading

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Start Of A Mean “Mean Reversion” In Stock Values?

Asset valuations, including stock prices, eventually revert to their long-term mean (average) valuation or at least attempt to if not interrupted by outside intervention, such as central banks.    It has been the major factor in the steep sell-off in … Continue reading

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Bonds Behaving Badly

We began the week with our Watch This Space post: Because the eurozone is where the big bond bubble lives. Though the euro periphery is now in Convergence 2.0 mode on hopes of eMac’s vision of a more integrated ‘zone, … Continue reading

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That Was One Heckuva Streak!

Wow! Back-to-back more than 1/2 percent down days for the S&P500 ending a streak going way back to January 2016. Feels like we just landed on Mars or in the Bronx  after Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak  was snapped, no? … Continue reading

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Watch This Space…

Because the eurozone is where the big bond bubble lives. Though the euro periphery is now in Convergence 2.0 mode on hopes of eMac’s vision of a more integrated ‘zone, the German 10-year is at a critical level, and yields … Continue reading

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Week In Review – August 8

Global Stock Indices Emerging markets once again led the charge in the global equity markets this past week.  Russia continues it momentum, which we thought would begin to bounce after being down almost 15 percent in the first half. Japanese … Continue reading

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Debate Within The FOMC: Bubblistas v. Efficient Marketistas?

We have finally made the time to more closely review the release of last week’s Fed minutes from the July 25-26 meeting.   We kind of like what we see. Debate Breaking Out Among FOMC Members? A debate appears to breaking … Continue reading

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TOTD: Today’s Rare Market Feat

This would be the 4th time in 20 years that stocks, bonds and gold all up by > 0.25% on the Fed Chair’s semi-annual testimony.  – Sentimen Trader (TOTD = Table of the Day)

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