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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: 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 for Treasuries

Near Term Outlook for Treasuries – 10 Year Note Continues to Lead Direction   “Let’s talk about bonds baby…. let’s talk about you and yield…let’s talk about bonds…” – sound like a familiar tune – it should.   The rally in treasuries has stalled – paused for thought – needs an additional “goose” only received […]

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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: Interest Rate War Underway Since 2009 – Cost is Trillions of $’s

Don’t be Fooled – An Interest Rate War has been underway since 2009 – Cost is $Trillions – Is the Tail Wagging the Dog?  Who is in Control Here?   In a nutshell – The downward correction in treasury prices and its inverse the rise in yields (interest Rate) is far from over.  It is […]

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Logical Market Update: Deja Vu of 2008 – Thursday Was Day Traders Dream – Long Bond Holders Bound in Nightmare!

It Felt Like 2008 Again – Thursday Was Amazing – Day Traders Dream – Long Bond Holders Still Trying to Wake Up From the Nightmare!   If I thought Wednesday night into Thursday morning was an “Everything Must Go Sale” – Thursday’s U.S. sessions proved to be what I call a “Billy Graham Sell-Off”.  All […]

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Logical Market Update: The Decline is in Full Force – Precious Metals Slide Lower – $/Euro Crushed – Bonds Are For Sale!

The Decline is Again in Full Force – Precious Metals Slide Lower – Dollar/Euro is Crushed – Bonds Are For Sale and Nobody Wants Them   Fed Chairman Bernanke came he saw, he spoke, and the markets began to slide.  When Asia and then Europe took over the selling spread more heavily to the Euro, […]

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Logical Market Update: Lobbyist Still Control Congress – Bond Market Still Struggling – Day Trading Still Preferred

Lobbyist Still in Control of Congress – The Bond Market Continues to Struggle as Danger Signs Grow – Is it Time to Take Profits on Positions?  – Day Trading Still Preferred   Last Wednesday the House of Representatives passed a bill that effectively undermines the CFTC’s (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) ability to regulate derivatives.   The […]

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Logical Market Update: The Trend is Your Friend – What Goes Up Must Come Down

The Trend is Your Friend – What Goes Up Must Come Down   There are several observable trends that take place, which are notable and worth keeping on eye on.  Some happen with great fanfare and others seem to occur without ever getting to center stage.  Nonetheless, the opportunities remain for those traders willing to […]

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Logical Market Update: RUT Drops 2.5%, DJIA S&P 500 1%, Treasuries Embrace Zero %, U.S. $ Tumbles

Russell 2000 Looses 2.5% DJIA and S&P 500 Drop 1%.  Treasuries Embrace Zero % – U.S. Dollar Tumble It was not surprising the S&P 500 headed lower on Wednesday dropping just under 1% after pushing to new highs on Tuesday.  The overall light volumes did though.  The lack of buyers did not precipitate a stampede […]

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New Highs Again – DJIA, S&P 500 – Russell 2000 Plays Catch-Up – The Rollercoaster Ride Continues!

New Highs Again for the DJIA and S&P 500 – Russell 2000 Plays Catch Up – Treasuries and Precious Metals Get Slammed – The Rollercoaster Ride Continues!   I wasn’t surprised to see the markets higher this morning when I logged in to trade.  I even mentioned it in yesterday’s blog, but after 30 minutes […]

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