Timing is Everything

It's funny how sometimes these Wall Street firms tend to make public calls at what seems is the exact wrong moment. Here's what I mean (click for full-size) I'll be raising my own year-end price target if the market goes up - but if the … [Read more]

This Market is Dysfunctional-tastic!

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Cat’s Out of the Bag

I got the strangest DM the other day. A well-known and highly-respected financial author asked if I'd be interested in doing an interview. I had no idea what the "angle" would be and I figured it would be lighthearted "cat stuff". You see Mr. … [Read more]

Thoughts on GLD

I am quietly bullish of GLD if it breaks out and takes the path of the green arrows to the next logical point of resistance. I am manifestly and  vehemently bearish of the barbarous relic if it breaks below the prior low and falls into the … [Read more]

How Market Sentiment Works

I'm an avid student of market sentiment and I have to say in the past few years it's becoming increasingly difficult to gauge. Everything seems to move faster these days and Finance Twitter has changed the game considerably. But one thing I know - … [Read more]

Heed This Warning Sign on the Monthly Chart

In keeping with the theme of my last post, when examining the market my main goal is to remain completely objective. The Heikin-Ashi chart is yet another "view" that reinforces what many are seeing on the longer-term charts. We are all looking … [Read more]

Thoughts on the Fall Equinox Market

"I'm really looking forward to the fall and autumn" - recent Tweet I marked up a Daily S&P 500 Futures chart to celebrate the Season. I stopped before I got carried away. (click for full-size) One we get past this Blood Moon things … [Read more]

One of These Is Not Like the Others

So there I was minding my own business when this Tweet comes across my timeline... The first thing that came to mind is "huh what?".  So I clicked the link to discover I've been included in one of those "People to Follow on Twitter" … [Read more]

Fed Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged – Here’s The REAL Reason

After their September meeting, the Fed decided to leave interest rates unchanged. There are all sorts of "reasons" being bandied about in the financial media, but no one is talking about the REAL REASON they decided to stand pat. You don't … [Read more]

Fed Announcement Drinking Game

Ahead of the "most important" Fed meeting of the year, I thought it might be a good time to present my version of the Fed Drinking Game. In the past... a few of you have accused me of advocating near-certain alcohol poisoning,  or even death - … [Read more]