As announced last night, SlopeCharts now has IV Ranking charts, which is just about the coolest thing ever. Below, by way of example, I present ten different ETFs and their IV Rank charts. They each tell their own story and offer their own opportunities. Click any one for a big mofo.(more…)
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Those of you who have been on Slope for a while probably know that I hold no affection for consumerism. I agree with Thoreau that “the mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation”, and my view is that men – – and, God knows, women – – try to extinguish that desperation by plunging themselves into debt to buy crap that they don’t really need. It’s simultaneously pathetic and revolting.
Buying stuff ceaselessly has become the American Pastime, and this “lifestyle” is a vapid emptiness we have successfully exported to China, Japan,and all around the world. We are now a globe packed with insatiable consumers, always looking for the next shiny thing to distract them from an existence that would torment them if they deeply examined it.(more…)
Let’s thumb through a smattering of ETFs before Wednesday’s open. First up is Mexico (EWW), which has broken its intermediate term uptrend.(more…)
Another post thoughtfully composed from the 3 square inches provided on a Southwest Airlines seat. Here we go! This one is focused on Exchange Traded Funds.
First up is gold, by way of GLD, which is in sorry shape (a particular fixation of fellow Sloper TNRevolution). I’d say gold is on a pathway to weakness, which is probably baffling to those of us staring at the $23 trillion in US debt and infinite QE, but there you have it.(more…)
Just about the only outlier in this stocks-go-up-no-matter-what market continues to be the consumer staples fund, which quite clearly has broken its wedge and is threatening a sustaining downtown. Seems like science fiction, but………honest!
One day does not a trend make, but I wanted to share that the home construction fund, symbol ITB, has a bearish engulfing pattern today.