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Further to my last Weekly Market Update, this week’s update will look at:
- 6 Major Indices
- 9 Major Sectors
- YM, ES, NQ, TF, & NKD
- Comparison of SPX, TNX, Oil, Gasoline, DJUSFD, XLF, GE, XHB, Lumber & Copper
- Percentage of Stocks Above 20-50-200-Day Moving Averages
- Comparison of NDX, SPX, VIX & VXN (Is Bubble No. 3 about to burst?) (more…)
Not exactly the greatest week of the year, but it’s Friday, so pick your poison. I think I’m going to sit farther down from this fellow.
As I mentioned deep in the bowels of the comments section, I had put together a post yesterday about shorting Boeing (cleverly tititled “Boing” – heh.) but decided not to post it since I figured any suggestion about shorting a stock would be met with jeers and catcalls. (more…)
After I sold Prophet back early in 2005, I was given a cushy job with a great salary doing basically whatever I wanted to do (nice work if you can get it, eh?) After years of struggling to build a business, it was wonderful just to help build products, not worry about the aggravations of running a small enterprise, and getting a fat direct deposit every two weeks. (more…)
Take a look at the ETF symbol DBC, which is the commodity fund. There is a consistent series of lower highs and lower lows, and given the surge we’ve had in crude oil the past several weeks, a large portion of its gap has been closed. Strictly speaking, the gap is at $26.43, so there are still a few dimes to go, but we’re awfully close. (more…)