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[Vault] The Kiss of Death? (and a new way of taking the market’s temperature)

Did we just see the proverbial kiss of death? OK, "death" might be a bit of a strong word, though "extreme frustration" wouldn't mischaracterize...

Success in Trading Depends on These Two Completely Different Factors

This week I read a story about Canadian businessman who bought some low volatility ETF products backed by nothing but margin. “Harvey Hajiyan, a 35-year-old...

Bears Get Rare Monthly Win

MARKET SUMMARY U.S. markets closed lower for a second-straight session to extend February’s losses following a volatile month with plenty of whipsaw action. Today’s action...

Possibly meaningless Chinese economic data lead global markets down

Overnight numbers showed that China’s purchasing managers index for manufacturing fell to 50.3 in February. That was down from 51.3 in January and the biggest drop...

Is it Time to Raise Some Cash?

It cost more money to print this sign than what the balance due is. Plus, cash is not an option, only check or money order. I...

More Losses Ahead for EUR and GBP?

Euro, sterling and the Canadian dollar ended the month of February at their lows. The Swiss Franc, Australian and New Zealand dollars also saw...

GBPJPY to 146?

Sterling was the day’s worst performer, losing nearly 1% of its value against the U.S. dollar. Brexit negotiations have taken a turn for the...

ChartBrief 192 – Institutional Investors Buying the Dip

The latest round of data from the State Street Investor Confidence Index appeared to show global institutional investors "buying the dip" following the...

The All New Market Analysis – Feb 28th, 2018

SPX Monitoring purposes; Sold long SPX on 2/26/18 at 2779.60= gain 2.33%; long 2/20/18 at 2716.26. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Neutral. Long Term Trend SPX monitor purposes:...