I swear I can’t take a single day off without you guys making a mess of things. Now although I was busy with some code refactoring and bug fixing duties I kept a very close eye on equities yesterday just in case there may be a reversal play at hand. But what I’m seeing thus far leaves me with a rather mixed perspective. It’s time for a late June gloom momo update.
The impending G7 summit this weekend is pure manna from heaven for the giant clickbait machine more commonly referred to as the mainstream media. Turns out that Trump and Macron aren’t best buddies anymore which has kicked indignation on both sides of the political spectrum into overdrive. As usual I simply lean back and enjoy the spectacle in all its glory. While all the losers are picking sides, I’m picking entries – that’s the Evil Speculator way.
Winter solstice must be near as all the trolls seem to be coming out of the woodwork attempting to make themselves at home and stir up trouble. Which I of course greatly enjoy squashing with my Thor size ban hammer I keep around just for such occasions. But quite frankly we all have much more important things to attend to than to waste time on posers and wave wankers. For ’tis the season of giving and Cool Santa dropped by early this year to deliver a sled full of charting goodies. Let’s get to it:
As if we hadn’t already suffered enough lately, today’s event roster includes this month’s FOMC minutes being delivered around 2:00pm Eastern (18:00 GMT) plus ECB board member Peter Praet delivering a speech shortly after. Which means markets across the board will most likely be stuck in nail-biting hibernation mode until then. To keep my rowdy rabble entertained I’ll do a quick and dirty momo update as I’m seeing some interesting developments.