Pretty sad that made-up nonsense like crypto is raging higher while stuff you can actually hold in your hand keeps withering away. Hmm. That sentence didn’t sound quite like I intended………..(more…)
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So much for the peace dividend. So much for a half century of a presumed-dead cold war that put humanity at risk of extinction being rendered moot. Gotta get the arms dealers rich, right? So we’re right back to where we are, at the cusp of annihilation with the same old enemy. Jesus.
The market fell half a percentage point, so I suspect emergency committees are being formed in D.C. to introduce new programs for accommodation and stimulation. While we bask in the glory of this minuscule wipeout, let’s review a quintet of important ETFs.
First up is the global equity fund EFA, which continues to be held in contempt, beneath the broken trendline. We are within a consolidation range (green tint). So long as we can stay beneath the broken long-term trendline, there is a prospect of a sell-off more meaningful than half a percent.(more…)