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I’ve almost certainly pissed ‘n’ moaned about this before, but it warrants repeating: specifically, the security questions that security-sensitive sites (such as banks) demand you create when setting up login information.
Now I have no problem at all setting up security questions…..as long as they (a) have a DISCRETE answer (b) post a question whose answer I can easily REMEMBER. A good example of a security question is “In which city did you get married?” That question is discrete (there is one and only one correct answer), and I can remember it very easily.
Want to see examples of BAD questions? Here they are, courtesy of the HSBC web site! (more…)
Yesterday morning’s bear flags broke down harder than expected and on SPX the move delivered a hard test of the daily middle band. That’s not inherently bearish as long as that holds as support and it did. Unless that changes the obvious target remains a full retest of the all time high. SPX daily chart:
I was very impressed with these two charts from Elliott Wave International, which they have kindly allowed me to publish here on Slope.