Welcome back, I trust you enjoyed a lovely and relaxing Easter holiday weekend. It’s actually still going on over here in (catholic) Spain and many other European nations which continue to officially observe Easter Monday. So it’s safe to say that I probably have the questionable honor of being the only person working in Spain today! Well me and the local drug dealers who unfortunately seem to have been replicating like rabbits here in Valencia over the past few years.
It’s been a great first quarter for us all and I propose to spread it around a little and celebrate Easter in style. So how about surprising your little ones with a Fabergé nestegg instead of some crusty old chicken egg laced with industrial Chinese paint. A little too pricey for you or you weren’t able to find $33 Million under your couch cushions? Well, try not to look like a complete loser and at least get yourself a few dozen gold plated chicken eggs at the low price of $138 – each that is. I’m sure for that deal their phones are ringing off the hook right now. Crikey – I’m in the wrong damn business!
Things are still looking quite dicey across the board, i.e. volatile and mostly sideways. Which means we’ll have to remain extra cautious with our exposure and keep an objective mindset until we see more directional tape again. So this will be a quick Monday morning warm up with some general perspectives and ideas as to what symbols to watch:
The wave wankers amongst us would probably label the current formation a 1-2-1-2 pattern and I simply call it a corrective inflection point after a major advance in equities. What I mean by that is that the odds are roughly equally balanced right now pointing in both the bullish as well as bearish direction. Relatively small [...]
It’s still a bit early in the day but at the time of this writing it seems like we are back on track on all fronts. Equities have managed to extend yesterday’s humble gains overnight and unless we’re turning on the dime again after the open we have decent odds for continuation higher throughout the day. However that said I will be able to make a more firm assessment of the situation once I see the Zero continue to plot in positive territory after the opening bell.