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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: 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 Signals Update: 10-Year Note & 30- Year Bond Update

10-Year Note & 30-Year Bond Update, U.S. Dollar Caught between Rock and Hard Place Treasuries were looking to hang the early rally attempts on Tuesday, albeit small attempts, on a positive result from the Consumer Confidence Index, which was released.  The index fell in July from a five year high and the drop of 2.2 […]

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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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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: Near Term Outlook S&P 500

Near Term Outlook for the S&P 500 – Bonds Could be Caveat – Precious Metals Stable For Now – S&P 500 Filibuster: Definition of filibuster (noun) Political delaying tactic: a tactic used to delay or prevent the passage of legislation, e.g. a long irrelevant speech Legislative obstructor of the passage of legislation, through the use […]

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