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The only ETF I am short now is symbol EFA with a stop at 62.62; here is the recent price action, with some detail showing the trendline break and price gap:(more…)
The Metals & Mining ETF tends to slog and churn slowly, but it does so in broad, sweeping cycles. Looking at the entire history of this instrument, you can plainly see a quartet of reversal patterns. I have used SlopeCharts‘ expansion feature to make the future and the downside potential more plain. As always, click the image for a super-big version.(more…)
I am not fully convinced this morning’s weakness is going to persist, but I will at least note that almost every important ETF has had its intermediate-term trendline (anchored to March 23rd) broken.(more…)
Most of this week has been like watching paint dry. Sure, there’s movement, but markets feel very “pinned” during the normal session. If we take a step back, however, there are two elements which I believe deserve attention: (1) the price gap still intact from last week; (2) the failure, in most cases, of the intermediate-term trendline from March 23rd. Here are some ETF examples:(more…)