I did a premium post shortly after the opening bell yesterday that was very un-Tim for two reasons. (1) It was a BUY (2) it was bullish on BONDS!(more…)
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I am inclined to apologize for my persistent navel-gazing about my XLU trade, but it merits examination, and there are lessons to be learned.
I was curious when I discovered – – and I use the word “discovered” very deliberately, since I’m exceptionally good at spotting patterns with my eyes/brain combo that computers simply cannot do – – the diamond pattern in the Utilities. It seems to me it took place way back on May 16, 2023.(more…)
Back on September 1st, which feels like about a decade ago, I did a premium post called Two Major Tech Gaps which highlighted INTC and AAPL as good bearish candidates. They both turned out great for my beloved paying subscribers, but AAPL in particular has been a sensation.
Here was the original idea. I want you to keep in mind how insane it was, on September 1st, to dare to offer up Apple, the biggest company on the planet, as a short-sale candidate. At the time, I was the only human on the planet stupid enough to suggest this, but that’s how I roll.(more…)
Here is Realty Corp (symbol O) which I declared bearish due to its diamond pattern. And, so………(more…)
Until SMH shoved it aside, XLU (the Utilities) was my favorite trade.
It’s still my second biggest position, and I’ve never fallen out of love with the beast. Here is the current state of this exceptionally well-formed diamond on the Dow 15 Index itself: