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Peter L. Brandt entered the commodity trading business in 1976 with ContiCommodity Services, a division of Continental Grain Company. From his start in the commodity industry, Peter’s goal was to trade proprietary funds. But, he first needed to learn the ... more


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Apple - Head And Shoulders History
Apple has a long history of forming the Head and Shoulders chart pattern. Pay attention when a H&S pattern is completed in Apple.
Asian Interest
The quarterly chart of the Nikkei Dow speaks for itself. Of course, there are some macro reasons why Japanese equities remain well under the late highs made in late 1980s.
U.S. Mid Cap And Small Cap Stocks Have Taken Over Leadership
It appears that the bull trend in U.S. equities is now spilling over to mid-caps and small caps.
Foreign Exchange Ideas On Watch
The Brazilian Real is poised for a major downside breakout.
Stocks Keep On
The S&P Index is attempting to penetrate the neckline of a 22-month continuation inverted H&S pattern.
Down In Latin America
The weekly Brazilian Real futures chart displays a massive descending triangle, traded in terms of the USD value of the Real
Interesting Equity Markets
The cumulative A/D line for the S&P 500 remains close to a new high. I continue to view the S&P breadth to be positive for U.S. equities.
Forex Plays
The EUR/USD pair once again completed an 11-month falling wedge (a diagonal pattern). Factor established a long position on Friday.
Global Equity Markets
Most global equity markets are in strong downtrends or completed significant top patterns this past week.
Which Is More Precious?
The possibility of a massive inverted H&S pattern on the monthly graph for gold is noted once again. The daily chart displays a small H&S top pattern.
Understanding Trading Outcomes Through The Lens Of Probability Theory
Reviewing trades offers the opportunity to unpack the impact of random probability upon a sequence of trading events.
Some Energy
Here are a couple of sample Energy possibilities.
Some Forex Possibilities
Here are a couple of areas we are watching for trading possibilities.
Soft Commodities Are Shaping Up
Many of the Soft Commodities are shaping up well and starting to show constructive charts.
ABX Could Be Leading Gold
The daily graph on ABX displays a possible 7-week continuation H&S pattern. Price broke out of this H&S on Friday, triggering a potential target on ABX of $18.14.
All Fired Up
The Natural gas market may or may not be tradeable depending upon the nature of an upside breakout.
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