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Shake It Up

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Wednesday was supposed to be a rock ’em, sock ’em big day on the markets, but once all the dust settled, the Dow Industrials closed up six – – count ’em – – six points. That’s only six points larger than it changes on a Saturday.

In any case, let’s stroll through some ETFs. As always, click on any image for a much bigger version. I’ve tried to order and group these in a sensible fashion, and instead of interspersing paragraph text, I’m captioning each chart.

slopechart DBC
The commodities markets have been strong; I’ve drawn a resistance lined, but frankly it’ll probably get taken out with the continuing strength in crude oil.