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Post Non-Farm Payroll

Every time I went to do a post over the weekend something came up. In any case there is not much to look at. This weekend Obama was snubbed badly at the G-20 in China while Putin was given a … Continue reading

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U.S. Markets The T.I.N.A Trade

During QE the trade was ‘buy the dip’ because the Fed has the markets back. Now in the current environment of near to, or negative interest rates, the new term for having market exposure is ‘T.I.N.A. There Is No Alternative.’ … Continue reading

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Breakout Still Untested Post NFP

The breakout retracement never came thanks to a low volume post NFP buying frenzy. Also this week we saw promises of what ever it takes from BOE’s Mark Carney. Interest rate odds soared on the jobs number which would have … Continue reading

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Monthly Market Update

Time for the end of month market health check. There is no point in trying to make any sense of what is going on now in the markets because it makes no sense. There is only one driver of the … Continue reading

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U.S. Market Weekly Charts

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones broke out above key resistance driven by central bank intervention.  Meanwhile macro continues to deteriorate. Is this a win for the bulls? Maybe in the short term. This is a range breakout but needs … Continue reading

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Weekly Market Charts

Well, what a week! What to look at and where to next. We still have no clear discernible direction to look at in the U.S. markets to date. We need confirmed evidence of a breakout above or below the key … Continue reading

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Post Brexit Market Health Check

As I said before I went away, there was no point playing the will they wont they game. I don’t think I have ever seen a time when more people were surprised by an outcome of a vote. There was … Continue reading

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Cliffhanger – It’s All About The Levels & Nothing More

We had some increased volume due to the quad witch but that was about it. We ended the week with no clear idea of the way forward. The week ahead is likely to be very illiquid so it is not … Continue reading

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Weekly Market Charts

We have more doublespeak from the Fed ahead this week. The markets now seem to be reacting to what Yellen does not say, as much as what she does say.  I expect her to be leaning towards dovish guidance (by … Continue reading

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Post NFP Market Wrap-Up

Huge miss in the NFP print and yet the zombie market managed to lift in another low volume melt up to almost unchanged $SPX for the week. This is most likely thanks to the plunge protection team who can not … Continue reading

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