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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: The Bull’s Got Nerves of Steel & —

The Bull’s Got Nerves of Steel & – Yeah Right! Whatever! Good Luck With That! The bull’s got a brass pair!  Wednesday’s market action did not satisfy any criteria as a correction at least from my perspective.  The bulls continue to throw more and more cash around appearing to be trying to suck in any […]

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Logical Market Update: Near Term Outlook Gold & Silver

Near Term Outlook Gold & Silver – Downside Potential Stronger Wednesday’s trading was limited with intraday ranges also limited for most issues.  After hours tech titans IBM and INTC reported earnings.  Initially reaction took the stock prices lower, which included a very brief downdraft in the NDX and SPX futures only to be replaced by […]

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Logical Market Update: Near Term Outlook for Russell 2000 – Rallies Pick Up AfterHours – Dollar Crumbles

Near Term Outlook for Russell 2000 – Afterhours Madness – Broader Indexes, Bonds, Precious Metals Soar – Dollar Crumbles – The Power of the FED? The broader indexes took off with a vengeance after hours on Wednesday.  As I sit down to write this blog the DJIA future is up 113, the S&P 500 future […]

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Logical Market Update: Precious Metals Hammered Lower – Negative Momentum Getting Extreme

Gold & Silver Hammered Lower- Negative Momentum Getting Extreme   Gold and silver dropped to new two-year and nearly three-year lows.  The futures markets have again seen the liquidation of “weak-handed” longs and continued technical short selling as the market reacts to the prospect of a stronger U.S. economy triggering the Federal Reserve to begin […]

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Logical Market Update: BOJ Sits Tight – What’s up with China and Brazil? U.S. Corrections Continue

Japan Central Bank Decides to Sit Tight – What’s Up With the Chinese Economy and Brazil?  The U.S. Corrections Continue as the Seller Flood Gates Opened, Closed, and Opened Again.  The U.S. broader indexes took their cues from the Asian and Eurozone markets as the wave of selling circled the globe.  The precious metals took […]

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Logical Market Update: Weekend Edition – Economy Talk – Day Trading vs. Position Trading – Seriously!

Weekend Edition – Economy Talk – Day Trading vs. Position Trading – Seriously! – What is Next for Precious Metals     Economy Talk   I saw a headline on Friday that basically stated that U.S. investors are increasingly becoming concerned that the economic recovery is stalling.  This struck me as odd against the constant […]

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Logical Market Update: Has the All Clear Been Sounded? Was that the Correction? Precious Metals Attempt to Rebound

Has the All Clear Been Sounded?  Was that the Correction? Bears and Bulls Battle for Control as the Precious Metals Attempt to Rebound     Last Friday’s thrashing of the Precious Metals markets brought on by a “crash” like sell off in gold was precisely what I was discussing in last Thursday’s blog.    It […]

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