What a glorious day for Britain and anyone among you who continues to believe in the ideas of liberty, freedom, and sovereign democratic rule. The British people have cast their vote and I have never ever felt so relieved about having been wrong. Against all expectations the leave camp somehow managed to push the referendum across the center line, with 51.9% of voters counted electing to leave the European Union.
It goes without saying that this historic vote will have long term implications all across the rest of Europe, as resistance to a increasingly authoritarian, wasteful, and bureaucratic European Union has steadily been growing across the Euro zone over the past [...]
At long last British citizens are getting their opportunity to kick the EU to the curb and once again enjoy national sovereignty without any interference from unelected fat cat bureaucrats in Brussels. Or so the story goes if you’ve bothered to listen to the all recent hype in the news.
We’ve got a bit of a double whammy going on today in that it’s the last session before the long weekend plus Yellen is scheduled to speak late in the day. So it’s probably fair to say that few of us are going to be doing much on the trading front and I wouldn’t be surprised if most of you are already on the way out. Best to call it a week – quite frankly I could use a few days off myself as I have been working hard behind the scenes over the past few few weeks. However it’s become a long standing tradition here at the evil lair to send you guys off with a few charts of interest and I would hate to disappoint.
As equities continue to gyrate over respective medium term support levels I do not feel particularly tempted to get sucked into placing any haphazard directional plays. Precious metals are not making it easy for us either but appear to be more promising as there remains significant upside potential.