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Goldman’s 4 Reasons Why The S&P Will Remain Unchanged For The Rest Of 2015

Goldman’s 4 Reasons Why The S&P Will Remain Unchanged For The Rest Of 2015

Anyone expecting a surge in market volatility as Mario Draghi recently warned, will be disappointed to read Goldman’s latest forecast which not only does not budge on its year end S&P forecast of 2100, but predicts that the market will be flat as a pancake for the balance of the year. Here is Goldman’s assessment […]
The Dumb Money Is Doing Something Smart

The Dumb Money Is Doing Something Smart

At the peak of bull markets, when stock prices have been rising long enough for people who just recently started paying attention to conclude that they always go up — that’s when retail investors traditionally go all-in to snag some of that apparently easy Dow Jones money. That’s also when markets tend to peak and […]
Making Sense Of China’s Currency Devaluation

Making Sense Of China’s Currency Devaluation

Earlier this week, two massive explosions rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin. It’s said that the larger explosion was equivalent to over 20 tons of TNT being detonated. The blasts were so large that seismic activity was registered around 100 miles away. The exact cause of the explosions is unknown, but other shocks emanating […]
Markets Coiling

Markets Coiling

Markets staged a recovery after bears were unsuccessful in pushing follow through selling after a break of intraday support in morning trading. However, markets are approaching a decision point where declining resistance on the daily converges with rising support. The S&P offers the classic coiling play. Add to this the presence of the 20-day and […]
GOLD: Looks To Build On Corrective Recovery

GOLD: Looks To Build On Corrective Recovery

GOLD: Having closed higher the past week, further bullishness is likely though hesitating on Friday.However, beware of a mild price pullback. Support comes in at the 1,110.00 level where a break will aim at the 1,200.00 level. A cut through here will open the door for move lower towards the 1,080.00 level. Below here if […]
Waiting For A Reason To Get Bullish

Waiting For A Reason To Get Bullish

Not a lot has changed from last week’s post on Twitter sentiment for the S&P 500 Index (SPX) Negative sentiment persists, but it’s slowly righting itself. The daily indicator bounced back and forth between mildly positive and mildly negative prints during the week. This caused 7 day momentum to drift slowly higher, but it still hasn’t been able […]
How ‘Simple Trading’ Can Save Your Trading Account

How ‘Simple Trading’ Can Save Your Trading Account

Are you losing grip with your trading? Feeling lost in your own analysis and getting angry at the markets because your trading is going nowhere? You’re not alone. Many other Forex traders suffer from ‘analysis paralysis’ due to excessively complicated trading strategies. The problem is, everything we learn in life teaches us how to survive […]
Yuan Devaluation Sparks Biggest Crash In US Corporate Bonds Since Lehman

Yuan Devaluation Sparks Biggest Crash In US Corporate Bonds Since Lehman

Just two days ago we warned of the dramatic disconnect between equity insurance and credit insurance markets – at levels last seen before Bear Stearns collapse. As the Yuan devaluation shuddered EUR/CNH carry traders and battered European assets, US equity markets stumbled onwards and upwards, impregnable in their fortitude with The Fed at their back no matter what. […]
Yuan Devaluation Sparks Biggest Crash In US Corporate Bonds Since Lehman

Yuan Devaluation Sparks Biggest Crash In US Corporate Bonds Since Lehman

Just two days ago we warned of the dramatic disconnect between equity insurance and credit insurance markets – at levels last seen before Bear Stearns collapse. As the Yuan devaluation shuddered EUR/CNH carry traders and battered European assets, US equity markets stumbled onwards and upwards, impregnable in their fortitude with The Fed at their back no matter what. […]
Dubai & The Middle East

Dubai & The Middle East

The general perception that the countries in the Middle East are flush with cash and are deliberately keeping oil down to harm Iran when it begins to sell is rather childish. Budgets have risen and become bloated. Gasoline prices even rose in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Dubai stocks fell to the lowest in more […]