Tag Archives: SPX

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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Outlook Uncertain






This is a very interesting time in the markets. You can make a case to be super bullish and super bearish. My outlook is longer term bullish with potential for a decent pullback in the short term. All we can … 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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Sitting Tight Can Make All The Difference






I read an article that is not related to trading, but I thought it was quite fitting. You don’t realise sometimes just how much certain factors in your life can have an impact on your ability to achieve your goals. … 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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Stocks Have Been Levitating Precariously Until Now






I have been saying lets not get our bullish hats and T-shirts on until we see this SPX breakout tested. Stocks have been levitating on buybacks and various other shenanigans trying to maintain the illusion of markets are great and … Continue reading

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Keeping An Eye On Volatility






We have a similar setup forming in volatility that we had coming into last August. I am not saying that it will be exactly the same. I am saying there is a high probability. This is just a study out … Continue reading

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Retail Traders Not Participating In Rally






The SSI (Speculative Sentiment Index) shows 92% of retail are net short the SPX as of the close on Friday. Not that it really means much. Have to see how things go this week. Very high chance of retracement back … Continue reading

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Who Blinks First?






Quite a boring week so far. In the absence of any central bank headlines, markets have been drifting this week. Nobody want’s to be over exposed to risk or safety in the anticipation that this could be just another bait … Continue reading

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