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Don’t let my Herculean physique fool you. I’ve never been an athlete. Not even once. In fact, I don’t even like perspiration. The only exercise I get is swimming, and that’s because I don’t have to deal with sweat, which I find sort of ewwww. So, yeah, I’m a man’s man.
My beloved children, however, are all top-notch fencers, and they tour internationally. We travel as a family, the gallant Knights and their swords, which on occasions like this pulls me somewhat away from my normal prolific nature.(more…)
If you watch my tastytrade show, you’ll recall I had pointed out some powerful formations in the energy bearish funds. DRIP has been absolutely on fire lately:(more…)
Good morning, everyone, and happy Friday to you. Having taken a red eye last night, I’m definitely feeling it. There’s nothing quite like “sleeping” in a nearly vertical position, surrounded by strangers.
Well before I got on the plane, the ES and NQ took a nice tumble, ostensibly due to some more Trumpian scandals. As the selloff was really picking up steam, a big government obviously had to do something, so this concession was swiftly trotted out:(more…)
Bang. Bang. Bang. Can we just CRACK this thing?(more…)
Once again (so far at least), we got out usual schtick from the market: green prices all over the place for absolutely no good reason, and then a reversal. It’ll be nice if it actually manages to drive lower again. I miss those days.
While we are waiting, I wanted to point out again my fondness for Brazil as a short, by way of the symbol EWZ. Here’s the pattern with its Fibonacci retracements:(more…)
Well, it’s green on the ES and NQ for yet another day, but at least it’s not by much. Let us instead turn our attention to bonds, which I continue to contend are in trouble. Here’s the long-term continuous chart, featuring the channel failure:(more…)