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An Entropic Market Obeying the Laws

What goes up must come down. For every action, there is an opposite and equal reaction. Yup, I am referencing fundamental laws of the universe, Newtonian Physics, if you will. Well, actually the first maxim is a colloquial offshoot of the law of gravity, but it works. Just look at the market today. The price-action is huge and the movement is down, way down. My-oh-my, things can change...

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The Market is Just Being the Market

Yesterday seemed to be an alarm bell for the bearish clan. Sheesh, give em a triple-point drop on the Dow and they all wake up screaming. I read one technical analysis this morning … well, here is the title, BEARISH WEDGE: COULD THE DOW DROP 1000 POINTS? I understand in theory technicians are not bears or bulls; they simply read the charts and then report what they see, but I have to ask the...

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The Floor and Ceiling Change, But The Wall Remains The Same

Here we go again … Another crisis of confidence, even as the penultimate geopolitical event unwinds from open hostility to verbal aggression. Russia and Ukraine seem to be moving toward some sort of pact that will bring some peace to that region. So what? That news is so last week anyway. How about that China, then? Seems it never loses its power to contribute to the constant wall of worry...

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OMG, the Fed Stuff Again

Yesterday, my word for the day was “conflicted.” Today, David Moenning over at State of the Markets has his word for the day and it is … The word of the day appears to be weakness. One reason he is suggesting this (among others including his technical charts) is the overseas markets are showing weakness from a lack of encouraging news. Asian stock markets are down across the board this...

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The Bear Pressure Is Just Too Great, For Now

Right out of the gate this morning, the market bolted to the red. I see no reason for the recent market panic other than it is summer and traders hold sway in the market. Fundamentally, the market environment has not been this sound in years.   U.S. stock index futures fell on Wednesday, with S&P e-minis at a more than two-month low, on worries of an escalation of the conflict in Ukraine...

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So, What Is the Reason Today?

Yesterday provided a nice breather from the selling we’ve seen over the last week or so. Although not great in total numbers, the rally yesterday impressed me for two simple reasons – 1) the market rallied at all and 2) the rally was broad based. Stocks closed higher on Monday with broad gains across most sectors that helped the S&P 500 rebound from its largest weekly drop since 2012....

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