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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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Monthly Index Charts

Just having a look at the monthly charts to see some key levels. FTSE is the most bullish in spite of all of the fear mongering about Brexit. U.S. markets are rallying on massive bank stock buybacks after the Fed … 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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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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Monthly Market Wrap-Up: S&P 500 Narrowest 2Yr Range In History

Having a look at monthly market charts. $SPX mth has the narrowest 2yr range in history. More bread and circuses for everyone as we await the next appearance of the omnipotent central banksters. The last time the SPX monthly range … Continue reading

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