Artist’s conception of the Boeing 737 MAX design process (photoshop via Hiking in the Light).(more…)
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The small caps want to break. They really, really want to break. Yet the sides are evenly matched. On one side, cold reality. On the other, a hot printing press. Watching prices ricochet up and down in perpetuity is getting embarrassing. Honestly. This is a joke:(more…)
I’m not sure how many of you know about this feature in SlopeCharts, but Ctrl-U will toggle the chart from right-side-up to upside-down. I did this just now with the daily volatility index ($VIX) and I think it’s more than a little interesting. I’m guessing the next direction is down (AKA up):
Keep your eye on volatility. My view is that the $VIX has important horizontal support at 19.99, and a break above the descending trendline I’ve drawn (red circle on right) could spell an important turning point as we head toward September, traditionally the weakest month of the year.