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Financials First Crossover

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As brutal as this day has been, the big picture still hasn’t changed: lower lows, lower highs, and a general downtrend (although, God almighty, I am really sick and tired of all these “fight backs” the bulls are pulling off). For a little perspective on this, here is the triple-bullish on financials fund, symbol FAS, on which I own January 2019 puts. As you can see, we finally got our first bearish crossover on the two faster moving averages for the first time in God knows how long……..


Waiting For The NQ Triangle Thrust

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Stan and I are doing our monthly free public Chart Chat on Sunday looking at the usual wide range of tickers over world equity, bond, commodity and forex markets. If you’d like to attend you can register for that on our May Free Webinars page.

I was talking on yesterday morning’s video about the triangle breaking down on NQ, saying that the classic triangle sequence would be for the initial break to find a low, then reverse back up into the NQ triangle, and then do the main triangle thrust down. So far NQ is following that sequence and should now be topping out on the backtest into the triangle to start the main triangle thrust down. (more…)