If week #47 would have an avatar then it’s that of a lowly white collar office worker who punches the clock every morning, takes extended lunch breaks, shirks any responsibilities or deadlines, and generally keeps its head down as to not get noticed by that cunty ball breaker called Lucy in HR.
The most confusing aspect of a high volatility market phase is that it has a knack for roping in bulls and bears alike, especially the dumb and inexperienced ones, i.e. the vast majority. Yesterday’s session was a textbook example and all the other charts I am going to post below are beautifully summarized by none other than our much beloved Zero indicator:
November is upon us and I’ve got more monthly stats than you can shake a stick at. In a nutshell it’s a good month for the bulls unless they drop the ball which seems to happen once or twice per decade. So far we seem to be at cruising altitudes but the past two years have taught me to not get too comfortable and simply rely on historical statistics. Alas here they are:
Much to my chagrin the Euro has advanced to an inflection point that marks the possibility of a major break out to the upside. Why anyone would abandon King Dollar and instead bet on a fiat currency that’s practically lingering in its death bed while being kept alive via an ECB deposit rate of -0.5% is way beyond my pay grade.