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Money Flow for December Week 4 (by SB)

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Further to my last weekly market update, this week's update will look

  • 6 Major Indices
  • 9 Major Sectors
  • Index/Volatility Ratio Charts
  • 30-Year Bonds
  • U.S. $
  • Fed Monetary Stimulus Program "Canaries"

Last week I

"In summary, we may continue to see volatile
intraday/overnight swings with little follow-through on lower volumes, until the
"Fiscal Cliff" issue is settled and until the end of the year, as fund managers
re-organize their portfolios for the 2012 year-end and Q4. At the moment, equity
markets still appear to be hedged in Bonds and the U.S. $ as they trade near
major resistance levels…this will likely continue until a convincing and
sustained breakout occurs in equities. As well, I continue to watch the
Fed monetary stimulus program
and the 1.3250ish resistance level on the
EUR/USD forex pair
as possible indicators of equity weakness
that may become a cause for concern by bulls…at the moment, they are
signalling caution, as I discussed in those two articles this