Top Advisors Corner

November 2014

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FinGraphs: Cheaper Oil - possible winners and losers

by Jean-Francois Owczarczak

OPEC announced yesterday, that its members had agreed to keep the current production ceiling and hence refrain from cutting output to sustain prices... Read More 

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Tom McClellan: GOFO Squeeze

by Tom McClellan

November 27, 2014 There is a big squeeze under way in the gold leasing market, a condition which is usually followed by a meaningful gold rally in the weeks that follow. The London Bullion Market Association publishes data each day on the Gold Forward Offered Rate, or GOFO... Read More 

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David England: Shaken, not stirred...III

by David England

In this three-part series, I address your question, “When equities go down, do bonds go up?” This is an excellent question many investors have when determining asset allocation for their portfolios. Last week, I compared the top bond funds performance vs... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle- November 26, 2014

by Tim Ord

Monitoring purposes SPX; Sold 9/30/14 at 1972.29= gain .003%; Long SPX on 9/25/14 at 1965.99. Monitoring purposes Gold: Gold ETF GLD long at 173.59 on 9/21/11... Read More 

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Martha Stokes: 5 Key Elements Of A Bottom

by Martha Stokes

How To Properly Assess Which Market Participant Controls The Bottom Formation Bottoms and Tops are critical junctures in a trend reversal... Read More 

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Gene Inger: The Inger Letter- November 24, 2014

by Gene Inger

Is it really 'all-in' by Central Banks - as analysts persist saying; buttressed for sure by the PBOC rate cut overnight ahead of Friday's New York opening? Or is it, as a Chinese PBOC official said later in their day, not a valid sign of a program of liquidity injection... Read More 

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FinGraphs: The Battle of the BIG TECHS (AAPL, MSFT, GOOG,...)

by Jean-Francois Owczarczak

A lot of charts in this contribution today (well a picture is worth a million words)... Read More 

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David England: Shaken, not stirred...II

by David England

In this three-part series, I address your question, “When equities go down, do bonds go up?” This is an excellent question many investors have when determining asset allocation for their portfolios. Last week, I compared the top bond funds performance vs... Read More 

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Martha Stokes: Detrending Price Oscillator DPO Indicator Provides Expert Cycle Analysis

by Martha Stokes

Identifies Extreme Deviating Peaks™ - Cycle Reverberations™ - Cycle Deviations The problem with guru predictions is that most of the time those predictions are not reliable... Read More 

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Jack Steiman: Fed Behavior Delays Inevitable Sell-Off

by Jack Steiman

The market was anticipating something negative in the Fed minutes on Wednesday, since a few of the Feds, who happen to be on their way out in 2015, have been asking for rates to be raised sooner than later... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle - November 20, 2014

by Tim Ord

Monitoring purposes SPX: Sold 9/30/14 at 1972.29= gain .003%; Long SPX on 9/25/14 at 1965.99. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Gold ETF GLD long at 173.59 on 9/21/11 Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Flat The top window is the 10 period moving average of the TRIN... Read More 

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Tom McClellan: T-Bond Open Interest Peak Looming

by Tom McClellan

It is time again to look to a fascinating signal from T-Bond futures open interest, one which gives really reliable signals, but only for a fraction of the time... Read More 

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More Good News For Employment

by Tom McClellan

The data on the U.S. unemployment rate have been getting progressively better over recent months, either because of or in spite of the government’s efforts, depending on one’s viewpoint... Read More 

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Gene Inger: The Inger Letter - November 14, 2014

by Gene Inger

Current analytical 'narratives' - are mostly bereft of realistic perspectives... Read More 

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FinGraphs: DAX vs SPY is the tail wagging EUR/USD

by Jean-Francois Owczarczak

We set out today to understand to which extent falling EUR/USD may be helping Germany, Europe’s largest exporting economy and especially if we can register any effect of it through the performance of the DAX Index... Read More 

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Curving Angle Of Ascent Pattern Warning: Risk of Heavy Profit Taking On MMM

by Martha Stokes

The chart example above of the 3M Co. (NYSE:MMM) and the Dow 30 index chart look very similar, due to the weighting and formulation of the Dow that heavily favors specific stocks within the index... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle - November 12, 2014

by Tim Ord

Monitoring purposes SPX: Sold 9/30/14 at 1972.29= gain .003%; Long SPX on 9/25/14 at 1965.99. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Gold ETF GLD long at 173... Read More 

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David England: Shaken, not stirred...

by David England

Today I address your question, “When equities go down, do bonds go up?” This is an excellent question many investors have when determining asset allocation for their portfolios. To answer, I developed a three-part series to address this question in the fairest manner possible... Read More 

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FinGraphs: Still Bullish on the Dollar, yet...

by Jean-Francois Owczarczak

This Friday’s Non-Farm Payroll numbers are sending slight jitters through the markets. It’s probably the right time to consider one’s options in respect to the US Dollar: 1. Has the current short term rally since mid October reached its exhaustion point? 2... Read More 

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Martha Stokes: The Changing Landscape Of Candlestick Patterns

by Martha Stokes

One aspects of the massive internal structural changes that continues to evolve the stock market is how the new orders for the institutions and professional traders are altering price patterns, trends, and Candlestick Patterns for retail and technical traders... Read More 

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Tom McClellan: More from Investors Intelligence Data

by Tom McClellan

Last week I wrote about a rather unique way to look at the sentiment data from the weekly Investors Intelligence survey. This week, I want to expand on that topic a little bit more, and cover the one piece of data in that weekly report which gets the least attention... Read More 

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David England: Buy Recommendation III

by David England

It is time for another "best of breed" books that make great gifts for investors and traders. My heart is in financial education, with the goal "to teach my students how to make better-educated financial decisions... Read More 

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Tim Ord: The Ord Oracle - November 6, 2014

by Tim Ord

Monitoring purposes SPX; Sold 9/30/14 at 1972.29= gain .003%; Long SPX on 9/25/14 at 1965.99. Monitoring purposes Gold: Gold ETF GLD long at 173.59 on 9/21/11... Read More 

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Jack Steiman: Short-Term Top?

by Jack Steiman

Well, at least after the sixth gap up in the pattern the market did sell off a bit on Monday. Not exactly a crash down, but at least the gap got taken out. It is very rare to find five gap-ups without seeing one of them fail, which shows the froth in all its glory... Read More 

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Alan Newman: Crosscurrents - November 3, 2014

by Alan Newman

Rationales & Targets Our “Initial Support” level of Dow 16,587 was taken out on Friday, October 10th. Our “Important Support” level of Dow 16,333 was taken out on Monday, October 13th... Read More 

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David England: Time for a correction-Final

by David England

Last week, we analyzed my weekly S&P 500 chart and saw my system signaled lower prices ahead, but missed a 10 percent correction by .17 percent. After the selloff, the markets have rebounded... Read More 

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FinGraphs: "Save our Swiss Gold"

by Jean-Francois Owczarczak

The “Save our Swiss Gold” referendum is currently making headlines around the world... Read More 

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Gene Inger: The Inger Letter - November 3, 2014

by Gene Inger

'Banzeinomics' - set-the-stage for Friday's rolling capitulation (a migrating blow-off) first in Tokyo; then Europe; and finally in America... Read More 

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Insights from Investors Intelligence Data

by Tom McClellan

Investors Intelligence has been publishing their survey of investment advisors and newsletter writers since 1963. The initial presumption was that when all of the smart guys started leaning one way, then that was the way to lean... Read More