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Bond Signals

Reading Ric’s post on Iron Ore from yesterday (click here) reminded me of the way in which markets can inform other markets. With concerns about the potential impact of the end of US Fed stimulus, it may be a good … Continue reading

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US SP 500 – Crucial Times

These are crucial times for share markets globally, with many markets at inflection points. Global share investors are about to make a collective decision – and moves over the next week may set the direction for the next few months. … Continue reading

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US – Short Short, Long Long

A euphoric reaction to a “fiscal cliff” deal saw the SPX 500 Index trade to within 1% of three year highs in the US overnight. The deal is good news for the US economy and the globe, and IMO adds to … Continue reading

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US SP 500 – Filthy Stop Out

What’s wrong with this picture? US SP 500 – 5 Minutes

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Time to Take Stock – US SPX 500

The looming “fiscal cliff” in the US is capturing headlines and investor sentiment. IMO the sell off in shares is now fully pricing a failure to reach agreement – despite recent developments that make a deal more likely than not. … Continue reading

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Pairs Trading – BUY Dow SELL SP500

Many traders are currently reducing or avoiding US exposures, ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting this Thursday. This may be why an unusual “relative value” trade is available. A gap has opened between the US … Continue reading

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US 30 Index at a tipping point

The US 30 index has now formed a very consistent looking rectangle formation. This shows the trader a number of things. Firstly, it can be a very good setup in its own right which I will come back to in … Continue reading

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Born in Despair

First stated a century ago, there is an old market saying that speaks to the “mood” of a rising market: Bull markets are born in despair, Rise on scepticism, Mature in optimism, and die in euphoria.

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Buy US SPX 500 Break Out

The US SPX 500 Index has confirmed a break out above resistance at 1,292 – 1,300, signalling higher levels not only for US shares, but share markets around the globe. Targets for the index are now

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A Good Plan – But Will it Pass?

US President Obama in a speech today unveiled the “American Jobs Act”. This proposed legislation is an attempt to address the two major problems facing America – high levels of unemployment and a structural budget deficit that is pressuring an already concerning … Continue reading

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