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A Bondsy Scheme

A Bondsy Scheme

Who needs the Fed’s QE when the world is seemingly beating down the doors to buy US bonds? But like all Ponzi schemes, the end eventually comes.  Last week’s record low in bond yields arrived at the same time as an expected 6 month low in yields and may have marked at least a temporary end to the scheme. Stay tuned for a reversal in interest rates and its effect on equity markets as...

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Use COT Report To See Who's Buying, Who's Selling

Use COT Report To See Who's Buying, Who's Selling

The wheat market has been unable to keep pace with the soybean and corn rallies. In fact, as corn and beans moved higher from April through June, wheat fell to new lows. The actions taken by both the speculators and the commercial traders on the recent trend extension to new lows is telling. We’ll examine this behavior and explain why wheat may finally be due for a bounce. We use the weekly...

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The Never Ending Market Fireworks

The Never Ending Market Fireworks

Independence Day was on Monday, but the fireworks have continued through the week. The results of Brexit still seem to be having an impact on the currency markets, with wild swings continuing this week. Agricultural markets have been on a wild ride as well, with corn putting in new contract lows for the year, and soybeans are nearly a dollar lower than the start of the week. A pretty active...

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Trade Signal: Crude Oil Cracks Through Triangle Pattern

Trade Signal: Crude Oil Cracks Through Triangle Pattern

Crude Oil has been in a trading range since making its high at 51.67 on June 9, 2016. This consolidation in Crude Oil formed a Descending Triangle on the continuous chart. A breakout from this pattern could lead to a price target as measured by the height of the pattern. Today Crude Oil broke down through the lower trendline which was at 45.76. It closed below the trendline and ended the day...

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How the Big Money Plays the Game

How the Big Money Plays the Game

You might have noticed just a 'little bit' of volatility over the past couple of weeks.  Following the Brexit, stock prices plunged nearly 6% on enormous turnover only to recover almost all of those losses in four short days.  Just an amazing turn in such a short period of time, if you blinked you missed it. Now, not every stock has recovered to their 'pre Brexit' levels, yet some stocks are...

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Chart Of The Week: Silver Wheaton

Chart Of The Week: Silver Wheaton

Silver, along with gold and crude oil have been resurrecting their depressed prices in 2016.  Silver alone is up better than 50% this year and the metal is just hitting its stride.  The miners have also benefited greatly from the rise in the precious metal, the best of the bunch being Silver Wheaton.  This company is one of the largest out there and has been rising sharply since the lows...

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British Pound May Offer Countertrend Bounce

British Pound May Offer Countertrend Bounce

Following our post about the British Pound two weeks ago, just before the Brexit vote, we see that futures have followed the impulsive downward path. Price has reached slightly below the main support area we mentioned as a target for wave [iii]. However, there is other nearby support that the market should notice.  This is an ideal area for traders to get tripped up. Although the Pound has...

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Lower Interest Rates May Provide Catalyst for Next Wave of M&A

Lower Interest Rates May Provide Catalyst for Next Wave of M&A

Worried about lower interest rates being a bad sign for the economy?  Shift the focus to who benefits in a lower interest rate environment.  The US 30 year Treasury Bond yield recently dropped to a new low of 2.13%.  This is lower than levels reached during the 2008 financial crisis.  Companies can take advantage of these ultra-low rates by issuing new debt to finance deals or takeovers. ...

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Golden Days

Golden Days

The Gold market continues its upward surge reaching post-Brexit highs following the July 4th holiday. Long positions in Gold have pushed out to a whopping 354,072 contracts with speculators clearly piling on. The non commercial/non reportable position for Silver has reached 97,966 contracts long for Silver futures. . Based on CME’s Fed Watch Tool, futures markets are pricing in no chance of...

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SPX Bull About to Charge?

SPX Bull About to Charge?

The S&P 500 is poised just below all-time highs.  While there is plenty of chatter about potential negative market forces, we may be on the verge of a strong bull run. Click here to watch a video explaining how to read markets using volume at price. The break lower in the SPX immediately following the Brexit vote was a false breakdown of a 3-month consolidation (small blue rectangle). ...

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