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I talked about this on the wireless on 8 October with @IainLee on @BBC3CR c 8.20 am so I thought I would jot some thoughts down. (more…)
The fear I expressed on my Tastytrade segment yesterday – – that is, the notion that the little bit of selling we saw was nothing more than an easing back toward support — seems to have come true (take note of the green tinted area). So the line that acted as resistance before (magenta tint) is now support, until such time as we get a close beneath that line (if ever). (more…)
It seems hard to imagine that there could be anything resembling a fully intact bear market in this environment, but of course, there is: gold and the miners. The gold bugs index peaked over 26 months ago and has been falling, more or less, ever since. Can you imagine? 26 months. Equities can’t stay in a downtrend for more than 26 hours. (more…)
Something very unusual happened yesterday. There was a strong bull setup that ended the day looking as though it may have been steamrollered by the bears. That will need confirmation today, and might well not get that confirmation, but if it is confirmed it will be an impressive show of strength from the short side here. (more…)