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Who Says Gold is Topping?

by Mish Schneider

MarketGauge has some pretty cool proprietary software. One indicator is Triple Play, which measures the ratio between a particular instrument and a benchmark. Triple Play reveals the true trend strength of a market based on "price leadership" and "volume power... Read More 

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Who Says You Can't Time the Market?

by Mish Schneider

Junk Bonds (JNK) rallied Friday, closing above the 50-week moving average. Then, today, JNK ran up to yet another new high since March. This is an excellent example of "Don't Fight the Fed!" (especially ahead of the Fed meeting)... Read More 

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Economic Modern Family Has Eyes on Granny Retail

by Mish Schneider

In the world of large cap and tech stocks, Friday was an interesting trading day. Lots of those stocks touched down on their 50-DMA. To name a few: JD.com (JD), Baidu (BIDU), IQ, Netflix (NFLX) and Microsoft (MSFT)... Read More 

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Follow the Path to Money

by Mish Schneider

As my loyal readers and followers know, I have been bullish on gold and silver since 2018. Oh sure, we have had some ups and downs, but since the March low, every dip has been a buy opportunity. But my bullish stance in the metals was not always met with enthusiasm... Read More 

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Junk Bonds - A Test of Resistance

by Mish Schneider

With such divergence blaringly apparent in the market, I like to look at junk bonds. Junk bonds help us see risk appetite. Last week, I wrote a piece on JNK when they appeared more vulnerable, skidding along the 50-daily moving average you see in blue... Read More 

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Weekend Visit with the Economic Modern Family

by Mish Schneider

With Daily's recently-titled "Granny Retail Hangs Tough" and "Granddad Russell 2000 Takes the Lead", it's no wonder we saw rotation out of tech and into the matriarch and patriarch of the Economic Modern Family... Read More 

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Granddad Russell 2000 Takes the Lead

by Mish Schneider

Last week I did a piece called "Granny Retail Hangs Tough". At the time, I noted "On the weekly chart, XRT is above the 200-week moving average, while her husband, Russell 2000 (IWM) is not." Also, at the time I wrote, "XRT is in a weekly accumulation phase. Let that soak in..... Read More 

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Again with the Financial Sector?

by Mish Schneider

Last night, I featured junk bonds (JNK). As it has been underperforming, I wanted to give a head's up in case it failed a key support area. However, it not only held over the 101 area, it rallied to close up .97%... Read More 

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Time to Watch Risk Appetite Through Junk Bonds

by Mish Schneider

With bank earnings the big buzz this week, here are some highlights to keep in mind. Bank earnings are set to tank 69% year-over-year for the second quarter. But what's important here is not the expectations, but whether or not those expectations are exceeded... Read More 

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Market Offers New Growth Amidst the Dead Wood

by Mish Schneider

Perhaps the most incredible aspect of the market, for traders, is the ever-changing landscape of investment opportunities. I spend a lot of time telling followers that the rules have changed. The relationships experienced traders hold dear have changed. The metrics have changed... Read More 

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Granny Retail Hangs Tough

by Mish Schneider

The malls were high risk before COVID-19, given the number of bankruptcies of chain stores such as Pier One (PIRRQ) and Toy "R" Us. Online shopping was already leading malls to become like ghost towns... Read More 

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Island Bottom, Momentum and Buffett

by Mish Schneider

Rare to see an island bottom. However, the one in UNG, the ETF for natural gas, had a classic one. After making new all-time lows, an island confirmation suggests a reversal of the downtrend. But that's not all... Read More 

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Random Thoughts on the New Bullish Market Calls

by Mish Schneider

While there was a big boost from NASDAQ on Monday, the "inside" sectors are not yet believing that the tech sector tells the whole story... Read More 

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Economic Modern Family and the Recycled Gold Capsule

by Mish Schneider

What an incredible - and shorter - week in the world of high finance. Doomsday news appeared EVERYWHERE, yet did not impact the market per se. Gold however, like our recycled, solid gold art installation, held its ground. Only the metal looks like it is about to go into orbit... Read More