The NASDAQ has been red-hot lately, hitting lifetime times pretty much every day. Well, enough is enough. I’ve turned my attention toward a couple of issues that are close to filling their gaps. Late in the day on Tuesday, I shorted Amazon…..
Slope of Hope Blog Posts
Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.
Hanging in There with DUST
I’m very pleased with the breakdown in crude oil and in Mexico (EWW), both of which I’ve written about quite a lot lately. One trade that hasn’t blossomed yet is my DUST (triple-short on precious metals miners) long, but I’m keeping the faith. Looking at the big picture of, say, NUGT, this seems quite bearish. It might get a little more strength, sure, but I think in the end it’ll work out.
The TF Falling Wedge Breaks Up
The very nicely formed falling wedge on TF has broken up. Triangle support and the monthly pivot were broken slightly overnight, and Stan & I were looking at that last night and felt that a marginal break, like the one seen overnight, wouldn’t invalidate the bull scenario. If TF can get back over the weekly pivot at 1368.5 and convert that to support, the obvious next target is the all time high retest. TF Mar 60min chart:
The Wages of Sin
The title of this post is much better than what I wanted to say, but I just wanted to whip up a decent comment cleaner before the trading day began. It has to do with the stock below, Valeant Pharmaceuticals.