A dull day got pretty exciting in a hurry, didn’t it? Anyway, here are sixteen positions I added earlier today, all of them shorts. As always, click on any image for a big version.(more…)
The signals have persisted since the May lows in the Semi sector and in the broad markets. Nominal Semiconductor (esp. Semi Equipment) stocks and the sector’s market leadership have remained intact into our window for a projected cycle bottom, which was the 2nd half of 2019.
This post shines a favorable light on the Semiconductor sector while at the same time acknowledging that may have little to do with the broad market’s fortunes as Q3’s reporting begins next month. In other words, while we have been projecting new highs for the S&P 500 on the very short-term, there are fundamental and technical reasons to believe the stock market could be significantly disturbed in Q4. But the Semi sector is an economic early bird. Let’s remember that.(more…)
After my success with shorting McDermott (symbol MDR) recently, I decided I wanted to highlight a few other similar charts.(more…)
I have mentioned Cheesecake Factory many times as a short-sale candidate, principally because of its powerful analog and its obvious ability to plunge once a well-formed top is complete.(more…)