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At NFTRH, we are about major macro turning points above all else. Of course, it is often years between these turning points or points of significant change so we are also about the here and now, and managing the trends, Old Turkey style.*
Since we are all learning all the time, I have no problem admitting to you that while right and bullish on commodities and stocks in 2009, after becoming bullish on the precious metals in Q4 2008, I completely ignored Old Turkey due to my inner biases. The result has been that after taking excellent profits from the precious metals bull, personally, I have greatly under performed the stock market bull despite holding a bullish analytical view for the majority of the post-2012 period.
I was already short Oil States (OIS), but I added to it, because any energy-related stock that can manage to be down hard on a day when oil is roaring higher is a friend of mine.
Food for thought……….symbol is HSC, and my stop is 22.01:
It’s all about tech this morning – – 280 companies reported earnings yesterday, but the megacap tech stocks had blowout earnings which are pushing them all higher. This really just leaves one last monster – – Apple – – to round out the good news when it reports next week.