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February 14, 2017

Fed Comedy

Once again I am seeing a lot of bad comedy trickling out of the Federal Reserve, and in particular preceding FOMC rate decisions or announcements. A salient example scrolled across my twitter feed just moments ago with Jeff Lacker allegedly having stated that the Fed should raise rates sooner rather than later. Apparently Mr. Lacker is once again engaging in the verbal equivalent of smashing pumpkins, given that chairwoman Janet Yellen is scheduled to speak today as well as tomorrow and will most certainly continue the FOMC’s dovish course. In particular as President Trump has continuously highlighted a strong belief in a weaker Dollar.

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February 8, 2017

We Have Lift Off

Being a financial blogger is a double edged sword. Sometimes I sit down to write a post and the words literally stream out of me, I’m barely able to fit it all into one post. Of course you immediately know when you wrote a good one and participation usually mirrors your own energy. As such what you put into it is what you get out, it’s a two way street.

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February 7, 2017

Push Back

We seem to remain on course and the current push back observed almost across the board could actually turn out to be a positive as it establishes a retest zone above our entries. Of course this assumes that this correction does not turn into a more pronounced sell off. So let’s start with reviewing some of our ongoing campaigns:

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February 3, 2017

So Far So Good

Given yesterday’s lack of participation in equities yesterday there’s not much to say or do at this point. The market has yet to show its hand and when it does we’ll be able to reassess the probabilities. Lacking new information we should however not feel tempted to fill the void with our fears or opinions.

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