Well, folks, we’re halfway through the month, and this month has simply sucked. The market just inches (or “yards”) higher every day on volume that’s smaller and smaller. But when the Federal Government has taken over the stock market, who needs volume? (Today’s volume was the lowest regular trading day volume of the ENTIRE YEAR).
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The following is excerpted from this week’s Notes From the Rabbit Hole, NFTRH 247:
As the 10-year to T-bill yield curve chart makes clear, we are not in Kansas anymore. We are in Wonderland and as you can see, in Wonderland interest rates and their interrelationships are at the center of events. (more…)
Any of you who spend any time on the web see this kind of thing every day; that is, the click-bait enumerated headline…….. (more…)
The two charts below have both had significant upward surges recently which brings them to attractive risk/reward levels for shorting. (more…)
Ok, right off the bat, this trade is not for most people. It is a high risk, high reward type of trade that my options scanner has picked up. There is supporting evidence by the options configuration, Bank Participation report and Commitment of Traders report, but the chart looks terrible (commodities are in a bear market after all – or are they still?). So at some point this summer, DBA may go ballistic, but it is a roll of the die when and by how much. (more…)