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Gene Inger: The Inger Letter - June 27, 2014

by Gene Inger

Market jitters predominate - approaching the Quarter's end (amidst Russell re-balancing); as economic data continues to defy complacency or any upside exuberance, with that little-known but traditional influence on equity prices: facts and slowing outlooks... Read More 

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Tom McClellan: Still The Only Chart That Matters

by Tom McClellan

The FOMC has continued to "taper" the monthly amounts of its purchases of Treasury bonds and Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS), but the Federal Reserve is still pumping money into the banking system at a high rate... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle - June 26, 2014

by Tim Ord

Monitoring purposes SPX: Neutral Monitoring purposes GOLD: Gold ETF GLD long at 173.59 on 9/21/11 Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Flat Market is stuck in neutral. The Above chart is the Bullish percent index for the SPX/ CBOE put/call ratio... Read More 

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Vipul Ramaiya: Indian Rupee: Multiple Time-Frame Analysis

by Vipul Ramaiya

Recent price action in the Indian Rupee makes an excellent case for highlighting the importance of multiple time-frame analysis... Read More 

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Martha Stokes: How to Determine Breakout Direction

by Martha Stokes

One of the most challenging price patterns technical traders encounter is sideways action... Read More 

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Gene Inger's Daily Briefing - for Friday June 20, 2013

by Gene Inger

A utopian 'new neutral' - is not the case; nor is this pattern sustainable... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle - June 20, 2014

by Tim Ord

Monitoring purposes SPX; Neutral. Monitoring purposes Gold: Gold ETF GLD long at 173.59 on 9/21/11. Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Flat The above chart shows the Equity put/call ratio (bottom window) and where it corresponds to the SPX... Read More 

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Martha Stokes: $STMP How to Recognize True Volume Exhaustion Patterns

by Martha Stokes

Volume has become a far more important indicator for technical traders as more orders are executed off the regular exchanges in Dark Pool Alternative Transaction Systems and with High Frequency Trading, HFT, dominating price action on the exchanges... Read More 

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Mark Young: Time for Caution

by Mark Young

In order to make it easier for readers to profitably use our research, I'm going to take some time each week, to explain our indicators measure and how we use them. This week, I'm going to start with Options Sentiment... Read More 

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W.H.C. Bassetti: Presto Chango - Metamorphosis, Gold Bear to Bull

by W.H.C. Bassetti

We have been struggling with the gold chart for hours and hours trying to understand what we are seeing. We have been bearish on gold for some time and even made a rule of seven analysis which looked for a price of 880... Read More 

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Vipul Ramaiya: Bullish Reversal iShares Brazil ETF (EWZ)

by Vipul Ramaiya

Recent price action in the chart of EWZ marks an important inflection point: The dominant primary downtrend has possibly come to an end as prices appear to be on the verge of embarking on a new uptrend... Read More 

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Tom McClellan: VIX Below 12!

by Tom McClellan

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) has dropped below 12. Below 12!!! Surely this must be one of the signs of the apocalypse. Not so fast. A low VIX is a sign of option trader complacency, and complacency is a problematic sign for the market which can lead to a price decline... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle - June 11, 2014

by Tim Ord

Monitoring purposes SPX: Neutral Monitoring purposes GOLD: Gold ETF GLD long at 173.59 on 9/21/11 Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Flat Last Thursday a +940 up ticks close was registered which implies short term exhaustion on the SPY... Read More 

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Martha Stokes: $AXP Tips for Exiting a Swing Trade

by Martha Stokes

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) was the topic stock for last week’s stock review. This week, we’ll review how to exit the swing trade profitably... Read More 

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Gene Inger's Daily Briefing - for Saturday, June 7, 2014

by Rachel Ackley

Complacency 'spun' as 'the new neutral' - is the latest explanation for why clear-sailing persists, as the market continues climbing a mountain... Read More 

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Tom McClellan: A-D Line New High Offers Some Immunity

by Tom McClellan

Suppose that all you knew was that the NYSE's daily cumulative A-D Line was at a new all-time high, or even a 3-year high. What would that tell you? Generally speaking, the A-D Line does well when liquidity is strong... Read More 

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Martha Stokes: $AXP Stock Chart Review

by Martha Stokes

Learning to read stock charts is one of the most important skills that a technical trader needs if they are determined to enjoy the profits that professional traders take for granted... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle - June 4, 2014

by Tim Ord

Monitoring purposes SPX: Neutral Monitoring purposes GOLD: Gold ETF GLD long at 173.59 on 9/21/11 Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Flat We are favoring the Head and Shoulders pattern that was discussed on last Thursday’s report... Read More 

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Mark Young: New Highs! Watch the Sky? Maybe Not.

by Mark Young

Short-Term Sentiment: Neutral. Overall Intermediate-Term Sentiment: Mixed for the market. Individual Investor Sentiment: ST Neutral. IT Neutral for the market. Small Speculator Sentiment: ST Mildly Bearish, and IT Bearish for the Market... Read More 

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Alan M. Newman: Rationales & Targets

by Alan Newman

When total margin debt topped at $416 billion in July 2007, the S&P 500 was at 1455. Despite a decline of 13.8% in margin debt over the next two months, the SPX climbed 4.9% and then hit a new record high in October... Read More