Barring a meteoroid punching a hole through our moon or the St. Andreas Fault leveling the West Coast it seems that the collective sideways churn will most likely extend all the way into the November 8th presidential election. No matter where you stand politically I’m pretty sure you hate this tape even more than either Hillary or Trump. But let’s remember that bitching and complaining is the domain of losers. Instead let’s think about how we can take advantage of the situation.
In case you are wondering – no, I didn’t acquire a glue sniffing habit over the weekend. Let me explain the four scenarios above and it’ll all make [...]
Over the past year we have seen a many traps and tribulations on the equities side, most of it lacking any sense of meaning or direction. Our patience has been stretched, minds confused, fragile egos and opinions bruised, and most certainly a many trading accounts have been heavily eroded in the process. One would think that at some point there ought to be some type of resolution. Well, think again!
Once again the ice wall blocking the way to SPX 2100 and beyond proved too steep a hurdle for the bulls. Yesterday’s lackluster session was a bad omen in that it showed only obligatory participation near such an important inflection point. That’s not how to storm a stronghold that has held what at this feels like aeons
What goes [straight] up must eventually go down. However when exactly a symbol which has turned exponential runs out of fuel is the more important question. Once emotions reign high all bets are off – or in this case all bids are on. You may recall that I was pointing at gold the other day and suggesting that we may see another wild push to the upside.
Which is exactly what we got and I’m pretty glad I got out of my short position at break/even. We are now seeing an obligatory pullback but medium term this thing may have legs.
Just FYI – the P&F claims that we met the bullish price objective. However I wouldn’t really think [...]