Once again I have to disclaim that at the moment (and for quite some time now) I hold not one single short position, in anything. I am only long US and global stocks. But also managing cash and portfolio balance as usual while feeling as though I’m playing a game of Musical Chairs while the music still plays (nothing nearly as good as Keith’s style, which has always resonated with me beyond most others).(more…)
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We only do this maybe twice a year, but please be reminded that the founder of CMLViz, maker of options-trade-hunting software Trade Machine Pro, is hosting a Slope of Hope webinar on Thursday, January 23, at 3:00 PST (that is, two hours after the market closes). Please click here to sign up for this free webinar (even if you’re not sure you can make it; there’s no corporal punishment for missing).
Although Uber had a terrible time after its IPO, two things have happened over the past couple of months. (1) It seems to have completed a pretty good basing pattern (2) It has done so recently on much, much larger volume than before. I can’t remember seeing such a large increase in trading on a specific stock in recent memory.(more…)
Further to my post of January 5, the following provides an update on price action as of today’s (Thursday’s) close.
The following monthly chart shows the SPX, GOLD and OIL in comparison format, as well as their respective high, low and today’s closing price for January, so far.
The instrument currently facing the “path of least resistance” is the SPX. It shot through prior near-term resistance (now support) of 3233 and continues to rally.(more…)