We’ve seen quite the reprieve in the S&P 500 (SPY) from the closing high set back on September 19th. (more…)
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In response to a subscriber’s request, I am pleased to announce the addition of a simple yet helpful new aspect to the NFTRH service that will be of value to subscribers and potential subscribers who do not always have the time or inclination to wade through the whole detailed NFTRH report each week. (more…)
There has been a lot of talk this year about 3-D printing, and the superstar in the world of stocks is 3D Systems Corporation, whose chart is shown below. (more…)
It seems likely that deadlock over the budget negotiations will trigger a partial shutdown of the US government tonight for the first time in 17 years. Equities have responded with a big gap down overnight and ES is trading at 1671 as I write. Looking at the ES 60min chart this looks like a breakaway gap under the support trendline of a pattern that could be read either as a falling wedge or a sloping H&S. The target for either would be in the 1640-5 area. There is some positive RSI divergence here and we may see a retest of broken support in the 1681-3 area. That would look very shortable. If this is a breakaway gap it shouldn’t be filled until the downside move has finished. ES 60min chart: (more…)