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30+ Years of trading experience; Current money manager, former floor trader, & member of all NY Commodities Exchanges. Co-founded Dataview, LLC, MarketGauge.com , and MarketVision, along with being the Developer of MarketGauge, HotScans, The Nuggets List and many of the ... more

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Appearance, Reality And Dichotomy
Despite the attention-grabbing headlines of the S&P 500, NASDQ 100, and the Dow industrials all hitting new all time highs early this week, stocks closed down by Friday and the Dow (DIA) had a bearish engulfing pattern.
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Soft Commodities Firming
The US Equities market continued its melt up +.75%, on average, hitting new all time highs in three out of key benchmarks while interest rates sold off hard after a dismal bond auction.
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All That Glitters - Sunday, July 7
The performance of US Equities markets was strong, up over +2% on average for the week. Meanwhile IWM confirmed a bull phase on excellent volume. Gold sold off Friday but held onto its breakaway gap put in a few weeks ago and still strongly in play.
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Is Grandpa For Real
The US Equities markets was a mixed bag as the Dow, NASDQ 100, and the S&P 500 closed down on the week. Meanwhile the IWM which has been lagging since the fall of 2018 came alive Friday, rallying +1.6% and closed in an unconfirmed bullish phase.
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A Golden Market Memo?
US Equities markets digested gains from early June and ended the weekup about +.6% on average. The message is mixed with cyclical sectors not following the key indexes price performance. Emerging markets submerged while soft commodities firmed.
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Not Your Ordinary Black Swan
This month, US equities suffered one of their worst Mays on record and it's something not to ignore. Risk Gauges remain 100% negative and getting worse.
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Fight Or Flight Investing
2 years ago

this sounds like a blueprint for disaster.... How does one execute this unless they have a staff of research people or have gone to Columbia to learn value investing and have the ability to sit through major losses.How do you determine when you are wrong?

Did you ever hear that the single best variable is price performance and relative strength to identify the biggest trends and the liquidity cycle.... I would suggest investing ideas to the public that work and one can execute with some risk control

Draghi Out Of Ammo And Under Attack
2 years ago

I just checked and that number is up to 60% for their domestic etf...

Draghi Out Of Ammo And Under Attack
2 years ago

good insight... in Japan the central bank own almost 40 % of their Stock etf' s

Time Versus Price Market Corrections
3 years ago

great article

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The Super Bull Argument For Gold
3 years ago

Hey John, Great article but the 1979 numbers are off. I should know, I tried selling spot gold as I was Comex member at 850 an ounce and couldn't, that was top tick.... never went higher.....

In this article: ABX, PALL, GDX, GLD, PPLT, SLV
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