It’s ironic that one of my very best picks of the year has been a long position, of all things. Anyway, Qudian, which I’ve been yammering on about endlessly, has finally completed its basing pattern. Off we go!
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SPX made a high early this week, broke down from a decent quality falling wedge and the obvious retracement targets were either the 38.2% or 50% retracements in either the 2840 or 2820 areas before another likely leg up.
Sometimes however any initially promising looking topping pattern evolves into a flag as the index trades gently sideways to down, and so far at least, that is what has been happening here. SPX may yet make a lower low, unless this is a triangle forming here, in which case SPX would likely test triangle support in the 2876-8 area before breaking up into a new high for June. If we are going to see a full retest of the all time high, I would expect to see that on this leg up into the next high window in the last few days of June, and then likely lower.(more…)
Google (AKA Alphabet) has lost literally hundreds of billions of dollars of shareholder value in the span of just a month. Talk of a monopoly breakup, to say nothing of their horrendous downtime yesterday, is weighing on this beast.(more…)
It’s a good day so far, in spite of the clowns in D.C. propping this circus tent up. I’ve got 60 shorts, 100% of which are profitable. Here are a couple of H&S patterns I talked about a week or two ago, and they’re doing great.(more…)
Another pillar of this fake market is giving way.