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Happy New Year…Are We There Yet?

The first trading day of 2016 produced an awesome volatile day with many “decoupling’s” taking place.  The finish of one year and the start of the new year often produce numerous “decouplings” as money begins to shift strategy.  China got things going coming into Monday morning with the major equity exchanges shutting down after dropping […]

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New Highs Arrive – Where is all the Fanfare? Wednesday’s Chart – Updated Elliott Wave Count -Monthly $DJIA

Did I miss something? I don’t remember hearing any shouts of joy or any applause when the S&P moved to new all times. Nor did I hear any shouts or applause when the NASDAQ-100 pushed to new 15 year highs or when the Russell 2000 finally and I mean finally moved up to a new […]

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Logical Market Update: From That to This & This…

 From that to this & this… For most of this week the best trading has taken place within the first couple of hours of U.S. trading.  But it appears that once lunchtime rolls through the East and Central time zones volume does a vanishing act.  Which often leaves computers with nothing to do but switch […]

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Logical Market Update: Day Two – Bulls Attempt to Stage a Comeback

Day Two and the Bulls Attempt to Stage a Comeback – Gold Stocks Back on the Radar – Time to Begin Buying? The markets followed through on Tuesday’s selling finishing what I’m considering the initial (first) leg down.  Interestingly though, when the bulls moved in to stage their comeback, the volatility indexes were first on […]

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Logical Market Update: First Down Day – The Beginning or Buying Opportunity?

First Down Day For Equities – Just the Beginning or Buying Opportunity? After Monday’s big disappointment courtesy of a very tight inside day, Tuesday’s trading action brought some welcomed relief.  The optimal word is some.   Refreshing is a word I heard used – It was like a fresh cool drink in the desert another contrarian […]

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Logical Market Update: Never Short a Dull Market – or….

Never Short a Dull Market or What Happens When You Host a Party and Nobody Comes – the Volatility Indexes Have you ever gone to highly anticipated event and wished you were anywhere else?  That is what the markets were like on Monday.  Stuck in neutral with nobody left to push prices in either direction.  […]

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Logical Market Update: Morgan Stanley’s Selling What? NYSE Margin Debt & S&P 500 All Time Highs

Second Verse Same As the First: Morgan Stanley Pushing Non-Prime Fund to European Investors – NYSE Margin Debt and S&P 500 All Time Highs To say that people learn from their mistakes is a fabrication.  Seems that several of the TBTF banks have decided to repackage their sub-prime mortgages and ship them off to Europe […]

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Logical Market Update: Market Update FED Comment – Much Ado About Nothing

Market Update: FED Comment – Much Ado About Nothing – Produces Numerous Trading Opportunities – MasterCard and Visa Swiped by Fed Judge Wednesday was a traders dream type of day.  There were plentiful opportunities across the board in equities, treasuries, precious metals, and commodities.  Volumes increased which increased price volatility and velocity.    Today’s action […]

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Logical Market Update: Equity Index Market Update

Equity Index Market Update The last three trading sessions have appeared to be mirror images of the same trading strategy.  Amazingly, there are players out there (large players) that still believe manipulation goes unnoticed and their tactics on how they manipulate is legal.  The fact is it isn’t but there is little being done about […]

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