Author at The Financial Tap

Bob Loukas is the founder of The Financial Tap. With over 20 years of experience in market analysis and trading, Bob is a life-long student of economics and has an abiding passion for the financial markets.

He is a leading expert in Market Cycles. His love of Cycles ... more

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Danger Zone
The Daily Cycle (DC) is still showing us somewhat of an uptrend, although gold remains barely above the 10-dma. The clear failure to make new highs in this 3rd DC cannot be ignored and such action is rarely bullish.
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Is The Gold Silver Ratio Predictive
Precious metals bear markets always hit silver hard, while bull markets always see Silver outperform gold. As a result, the Gold Silver Ratio rises during bear markets and then falls during bull markets.
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Returning Gold Bulls
Gold is back over the 10-week moving average and the technicals look fantastic. Sentiment and COT have barely changed, reasons to be hopeful this Cycle has room.
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Trump Stock Market
Equities sold off sharply as the election results started to come in, but by the end of the week, the market had settled generally higher.
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Bond Cycle Timing
For an asset locked into a bull market trend, Bond’s current consolidation has been both long & deep.
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Excessive Crude Speculation
Crude has been on a fantastic run, and has gained 20% during just the first half of a single Daily Cycle. Unfortunately, however, we need to temper our enthusiasm, since Crude tends to move quickly during both up and down trending Cycles.
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AAPL Apple Inc.
AEM Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited
FB Facebook Inc
GOLD Barrick Gold Corporation
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
YHOO Yahoo! Inc.

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