Category Archives: Indicies

What’s Up?

I saw this front cover of The Economist magazine recently asking are asset prices too high? The answer in my mind is yes and no. Asset prices are too high but that does not mean that they can go higher. … Continue reading

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Nikkei v USDJPY

This quote from Nick Leeson today was one of the funniest things I have seen this year.¬† I give this quote of the year. “Nikkei225 at highest level today since 1996 – probably not far off my break-even point. If … Continue reading

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Charts Of Interest

Just a quick charts of interest. North Korea is planning more tests for next week so get ready for a tweet storm from Trump about the little rocket man.

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Small Caps

Russel 2000 small cap index is 23% above its monthly kijun sen. This will be very interesting to see over the next few weeks. Increased volatility is nothing to be feared. It should be welcomed. IWM Russell 2000 ETF daily. … Continue reading

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Volatility Watch

We are at a very interesting point in the long cycle. This does not mean that there is going to be a crash. It does mean that the probability of upside is very limited until we have a blow-off top. … Continue reading

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Smart Money Capitulation

We have an interesting week ahead in the markets. When the greed index was peaking last week with FOMO crowd, the smart money was quietly slipping out the back door. This means that we are likely to see some downside … Continue reading

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Extreme Greed

According to the CNN Fear and Greed index, greed is at a whopping 95 which is 95% greedy. The S&P 500 is making 20 year records for a winning streak. All this adds up to the rubber band trade of … Continue reading

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ETF Watch

ETF’s are not only a passive form of investing, they can give you a very good idea of what is going on inside the various markets. I have a very large watch list of ETF’s that I follow. They give … Continue reading

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Charts Of Interest

I have just started reading Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio. It is a great read so far. Ray Dalio is one of my biggest inspirations. A lot of the principles of trading that I talk about are from … Continue reading

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Volatiltiy Crush

With markets looking for hope of the Trump reflation trade, markets have maintained a bullish outlook. I was hoping that we would see at least a 5% move to the downside but there seems to be plenty of people willing … Continue reading

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