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Let Off Some Steam - The Energy Report 08/22/16

After the best weekly oil run since last April, it is time to let off some steam. Oil is pulling back as the record short speculative position that we saw a few weeks ago has been beaten out of the market in spectacular fashion. The...

August 22, 2016
futures

Remember When: Nixon Pulled The Gold Standard?

SPX: Take a moment to remember when the US dollar said goodbye to gold.   An important anniversary slipped past unnoticed last week. It is worth remembering. Forty-five years ago last week, on August 15, 1971, then President Richard...

August 22, 2016
stocks

Buying a Breakout, Selling Breakdowns

When a stock makes a big breakout or breakdown on some very heavy turnover, it catches the market's attention.  We often feel regret and that we are late to the party, and that if we decide to jump on board then the stock will reverse...

August 22, 2016
stocks

Stocks: Fasten Your Seatbelts

     Last week we asked the question ‘Is the Dow headed into the final top at point 23 - or is it engaged in the typical 3-5 wave correction seen most of the time at this point in the pattern?’ With last Monday’s new high in the Dow...

August 22, 2016
futures

Key Insights About The US Dollar Right Now

Those of you who read our column regularly know that our specialty is the analysis of the weekly Commitments of Traders (COT) reports. This week, we’ll look at a new calculation method we’ve been developing and have now employed in...

August 22, 2016
futures

Increased Rate Hike Odds - New E-Mini Technical Levels

SHORT-TERM (today and 5 days out) For Friday, the 2186.75-88.75 region can contain strength through next week, below which 2155.00 is attainable over this time horizon, long-term support at 2121.75 within several weeks. Downside...

August 19, 2016
futures

Gold Flag

There is a very interesting setup happening on the gold charts. It appears that a flag/pennant formation is developing and suggests higher prices are to come. As you can see, the market has been consolidating in a narrowing range...

August 19, 2016
futures

Best Day of Week To Trade?

What is the best day of the week to trade? Actually, this is a trick question - let me explain... Part of my normal routine is developing new trading strategies. I am always testing new ideas, creating new strategies and adding the...

August 19, 2016
stocks

Markets Look Forward, Not Backwards

As the second quarter earnings season starts drawing to a close, we can look back and see quite a bit of relief from market watchers.  Certainly expectations were as low as they could have been, the bar set so low that it wasn't much...

August 19, 2016

Trading Psychology: Is Unconscious Resistance Holding You Back?

If you are experiencing difficulties in your trading and in your life in general again and again resistance will be the dominant thought pattern that is driving your actions.. Resistance is that thing that keeps you from moving too...

August 19, 2016
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