Investors Buy the Dips, Market Continues to Extend The Trump Rally

Investors Buy the Dips, Market Continues to Extend The Trump Rally

Investors Buy the Dips, Market Continues to Extend The Trump Rally $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Strategy: In an uptrend, when markets fall, buy. 2 weeks ago stocks encountered headwinds and a wide range of risk assets came under pressure in the week ended 18 November, and some market observers again declared the end of what […]

Gold Price Pressured by Notions of Fed, ECB Tightening

Gold Price Pressured by Notions of Fed, ECB Tightening

Gold Price Pressured by Notions of Fed, ECB Tightening $GLD, $SLV Gold fell Friday after a European Central Bank official called for scaling back the bank’s stimulus program, although losses were capped when weaker than expected US economic data raised some questions about further rate hikes. ECB board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger made the most explicit […]

Gold Has Broken Through the Psych Resistance at 1300 oz, Next?

Gold Has Broken Through the Psych Resistance at 1300 oz, Next?

Gold Has Broken Through the Psych Resistance at $1300 oz, Next? $GLD Gold has broken the 1,300 0z  the Psych resistance mark that has held since October 2016. Today the metal trades at 1,324. This rise is being attributed in part to a weakened USD after the head of the ECB refrained from talking down […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 22026.10, +0.04% is stable in here, and could move slowly North to 22500 where some rejection may come into play. DAX at 12154.72, -0.22% is ranged within the 12350-12080 for the last 9 sessions, and could continue for a bit. There is […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 22016.24, +0.24% is moving up and could test 22100-22250 near term from where a short dip is possible. The trend is North. DAX at 12181.48, -0.57% lost most of the gains seen in the Tuesday’s session but is trading above 12080 now. […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21963.92, +0.33% is moving up as expectation and may move higher towards 22100-22250 in the medium term before seeing a dip to 21750. Near term looks Bullish to me. DAX at 12251.29, +1.10% rose from the support, and the index has risen […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21891.12, +0.28% up each session little by little. While the near term uptrend remains intact, there could be more room on the Northside towards 22000-22100 medium term. DAX at 12118.25, -0.37% is stable and continues to trade above near term weekly support […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21830.31, +0.15% continues to rise and looks somewhat Bullish near term, 1st resistance is 22000 in here. DAX at 12162.70, -0.40% is testing support now, and while that holds, the index has a chance of moving up towards 12750-13000. Only a clear […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21796.55, +0.39% is firmly Bullish and could continue to move North near term. Looking at this momentum, DJIA could rally towards 22000 sooner than expected. DAX at 12212.04, -0.76% came off from 12340 instead of rising towards 12400. Note: 1st support is […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21711.01, +0.45% rose above 21700 Wednesday indicating resumption of the long term uptrend (Trump Rally), and has enough room on the upside towards 21800 in the coming sessions. Near term likely to remain Bullish, as I see it. DAX at 1235.11, +0.33% […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21613.43, +0.47%may be ranged within 21700-21500 for the next 2-3 of sessions. There is some chance of testing 21800 on the Northside while 1st support near 21500 holds. DAX at 12264.31, +0.45% trying to recover from near 12140, and could rise […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: See no major movement in the stock market ahead of the FOMC policy meeting due Wednesday. Most of the indices are trading lower and are in a corrective mode. There could be some more falls near term. PE DJIA at 21513.17, -0.31% has come off from […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21580.07, -0.15% bounced sharply from 21500 but could be trading in the 21500-21750 region for a few more sessions before deciding its direction. While support near 21500 holds, near term looks Bullish to me. DAX at 12240.06, -1.66% broke below 12400 […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Stocks have resumed their uptrend and could face some interim dips within the overall uptrend. Some clarity is needed in DAX which is trading at Key marks in here. PE DJIA at 21611.78, -0.13% could move up gradually towards resistance near 21800 in the coming sessions before seeing […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Stocks have resumed their uptrend and could face some interim dips within the overall uptrend. Some clarity is needed in DAX which is trading at Key marks in here. PE DJIA at 21640.75, +0.31% bounced back from 21470 and is trading above 21600 now. Upward momentum looks […]

Stocks Rose Across the Board, as Trump Rally Extends

Stocks Rose Across the Board, as Trump Rally Extends

Stocks Rose Across the Board, as Trump Rally Extends $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US Stocks rose Wednesday on earnings strength, with the S&P 500 Index and NAS Comp posting records for a 2nd day running. Every S&P 500 sector was higher, with energy stocks and materials companies leading the charge. The energy sector was underpinned […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA, DAX, and Nifty are facing some corrective dips in here, Shanghai looks Bullish while Nikkei remains indecisive for now. The next 2-3 sessions could give some clarity on further movements in the price indices. PE DJIA at 21574.73, -0.25% traded slightly lower. 21500-21600 has been […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Equity indices are looking Bullish near to medium term and could be accompanied with interim dips. PE DJIA at 21629.72, -0.04% is stable the resistance turned support at 21600 if that mark holds, could keep the prices higher. Above 21600, there is room for a rising to […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: There has been talk of concern over tightening of financial regulations, do not see it now. PE DJIA at 21637.74, +0.39% closed above 21600, breaking a major long term resistance, if it holds I see the rally to continue towards 22000 a Key resistance. A small […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21553.09, +0.10% is trading below Key resistance near 21600 and while that holds, a small dip back to levels near 21500-21400 is possible medium term. Only on a sustained rise above 21600, would we negate the immediate fall and shift our focus […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21532.14, +0.57% has been re-testing Key resistances at 21500-21550 over the last few weeks but has failed to see any sharp rejection that could push it below 21300. While the Tug of War  between the Bulls and Bears go on, we wait […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21409.07% is ranged in here, and no major movement expected North or South. We may see a sideways trade within 21250-21550 region for the next few days. DAX at 12437.02% is trying to move above 12500, but has not been able to […]

Fed’s Plan to Cut Bond Holdings Could Be “Very Disruptive”

Fed’s Plan to Cut Bond Holdings Could Be “Very Disruptive”

Fed’s Plan to Cut Bond Holdings Could Be “Very Disruptive” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX JPMorgan Chase & Co’s (NYSEJPM) Chairman, Jamie Dimon, said Tuesday that the unwinding of Fed’s bond-buying programs is an unprecedented challenge that may be more disruptive than people think. “We’ve never have had QE like this before, we’ve never had unwinding […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21408.52, -0.03% is ranged within 21550-21250, and could possibly continue to remain so for another 2-3 of sessions. A corrective fall towards 21000 is seen medium term. DAX at 12445.92, +0.46% gaped up but could not move above 12500. Only on […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary:  Investors rallied around the US Employment Situation Report for June Friday to finish the abbreviated week on a positive note. PE DJIA at 21,414.34, +94.30 bounced after breaking below 21400 Thursday, indicating that the downward correction might may be over. Note: 21500 is a Key long term […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21320.04, -0.74% broke below 21400, indicating that the correction might not be over. Note: that 21500 is Key long term resistance which could bring in sharp rejection towards 21200 or maybe even lower. Medium term looks Bearish. DAX at 12381.25, -0.58%is trading exactly […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21478.17, -0.01% has not been able to move above 21570 lately, but the Bears at resistance near 21500/600 do not look strong enough to push the index lower. So, while DJIA holds above 21400, Northside possibility is high. DAX at 12453.68, +0.13% […]

International Fireworks Celebrate the 4th of July

International Fireworks Celebrate the 4th of July

International Fireworks Celebrate the 4th of July Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: With the US markets closed for 4th of July celebrations, DJIA was directionless overnight due to lack of participation, but the overriding tone is cautionary with a touch of risk off in the wake of a highly provocative North Korean […]

Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs

Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs

Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs $DIA, $SPY, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Year to Date (YTD) investors in global stock markets are seeing record highs. Record marks for the widely-followed country indexes occurred in the context of notably low volatility, adding to investor comfort and a sense of accomplishment. All of this was accompanied […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Almost all major indices except Shanghai saw a sharp mover North Monday, contrary to expectations that the corrective phase may continue for some more time. PE DJIA at 21479.27, +0.61% rose sharply Monday testing the Key resistance at 21500-22000. We need a confirmed break above 22000 […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Stock indices are mixed. DJIA and DAX are in a downward corrective phase and may continue in here, the Shanghai looks sideways. Nikkei looks Bullish and Nifty could test lower marks this week. PE DJIA at 21349.63, +0.29% tried to recover slightly from the 29 June […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Almost all the global indices have fallen sharply and could test support below current marks. We have to wait for confirmation if the indices bounce back next week or continue to extend the downward correction for a few more trading days. PE DJIA at 21287.03, -0.78% […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Almost all major stock indices look stable to Bullish in here. PE DJIA at 21467.14, -0.29% tested Key long term resistance near 21500 which could hold strong a few weeks. But, a upward extension could take it to 21600, but this could form a near term […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Almost all major stock indices look Bullish in here. PE DJIA at 21528.99, +0.68% gaped up and moved up towards my target at 21600 as expected Monday. Near term looks Bullish and there could be a drive to 22000 in the cards. DAX at 12888.95, +1.07% […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Almost all major stock indices look Bullish in here. PE DJIA at 21384.28, +0.11% has been moving slow but looks Bullish in here, and may see it rise towards 21600 near term. DAX at 12752.73, +0.48% has been trading within the broad range of 12900-12600 for […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI  Commentary: Stocks are stable and could either stay ranged or move North near term. PE DJIA at 21359.90, -0.07% has the potential to move up towards 21600 mid next week. The rise could be slow but overall near term looks Bullish to me. DAX at 12691.81, -0.89% has […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI  Commentary: Stocks are stable and could either stay ranged or move North near term. PE DJIA at 21374.56, +0.22% is moving in line with expectation, and could head towards our target at 21600 in the next 4-5 sessions. DAX at 12805.95, +0.32% marked an intra-day high at 12798 […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI  Commentary: Stocks are stable and could either stay ranged or move North near term. PE DJIA at 21328.47, +0.44% rallied close to out target at 21400 in line with expectations and may mark our next target 21600 by the end of this week if the FOMC policy statement […]

Comey’s Testimony: “Still Born”, DJIA Marks Record Highs

Comey’s Testimony: “Still Born”, DJIA Marks Record Highs

Comey’s Testimony: “Still Born”, DJIA Marks Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US stocks were higher in early afternoon trading Thursday after sacked FBI Director James Comey’s testimony was seen by investors as yielding nothing that could affect Donald Trump’s Presidency. The DJIA earlier hit an intra-day record and continued to climb and settled back […]

European Central Bank Facing Continuing Challenges

European Central Bank Facing Continuing Challenges

European Central Bank Facing Continuing Challenges The European Central Bank (ECB) facing continuing challenges when its Governing Council meets Thursday in Estonia. The Eurozone’s central bank is likely to err on the side of prudence by avoiding any notable reduction in monetary stimulus, even though the arguments points to a different policy direction. The argument […]

Mario Draghi, “EU Growth Needs More Stimulus”

Mario Draghi, “EU Growth Needs More Stimulus”

Mario Draghi, “EU Growth Needs More Stimulus” The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) says while the economy of the 19-nation Eurozone is improving, but it still needs substantial stimulus. At a parliamentary hearing Monday in Brussels, ECB boss Mario Draghi said “the economic upswing is becoming increasingly solid and continues to broaden across […]

ECB’s Draghi Cautiously Upbeat on Eurozone

ECB’s Draghi Cautiously Upbeat on Eurozone

ECB’s Draghi Cautiously Upbeat on Eurozone The Head of the European Central Bank (ECB) says that risks to the strengthening economy of the 19-country Eurozone have fallen insisting it is too early to declare victory and start withdrawing stimulus measures. Mario Draghi said in remarks delivered Wednesday in the Dutch Parliament that recent data confirm […]

Bullish Investors Positive About President Trump’s Policies

Bullish Investors Positive About President Trump’s Policies

Bullish Investors Positive About President Trump’s Policies $SPY Stock-market investors worldwide, especially the Bullish ones who have been proven right since 9 November have been richly rewarded, look to be in a gradual transition in their operating outlook. Their environment is moving away from comfortable reliance on central banks that are able and willing to […]

Eurozone Struggling to Overcome Anti-establishment Forces

Eurozone Struggling to Overcome Anti-establishment Forces

Eurozone Struggling to Overcome Anti-establishment Forces $EURUSD Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, 41 anni, resigned after suffering a crushing defeat Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reform, tipping the Eurozone’s 3rd-largest economy into political uncertainty. PM Renzi’s decision to quit after just 2.5 years in office deals a blow to the EU, already reeling from […]

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: Most of the markets waited for the ECB meet Thursday, where President Draghi was expected to extend the asset buying stimulus further, they were disappointed, as he did not come right out with it. But, from the tone, I understood […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Earnings are for the most part over. The Key economic reports this week are regional manufacturing reports, New York, Philadelphia, CPI, Industrial production/Capacity utilization, and the FOMC minutes. The economics data is always important. But, this 7 year old Bull Market has been given support since […]

Caution, Investors are Chasing Stocks, more Tactical than Fundamental

Caution, Investors are Chasing Stocks, more Tactical than Fundamental

Caution, Investors are Chasing Stocks, more Tactical than Fundamental $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors are no longer running from the stock market they are chasing it for reasons that are more tactical than fundamental: Caution. It is too early to tell where the UK’s new position in the overall context of the EU will be […]

Investors Losing Billions on Central Bank Monetary Policy

Investors Losing Billions on Central Bank Monetary Policy

Investors Losing Billions on Central Bank Monetary Policy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors are losing billions a year from central banks that have set interest rates below Zero in an effort to stimulate economic growth by punishing saving and encouraging lending. Negative-yielding government bonds cost investors about $24-B a year, according to calculations from Fitch […]

Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI)

Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI)

Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $DJI Thursday, US stocks ended the day sharply lower with the DJIA losing 113 points to close the day at 17,982.52, hit by poor earnings reports, and the fact that ECB’s Draghi ruled out “helicopter money” saying that policy makers have never considered start printing money. The Nasdaq […]

ECB’s Mario Draghi Ignores German Criticism of Loose Money Policy

ECB’s Mario Draghi Ignores German Criticism of Loose Money Policy

ECB’s Mario Draghi Ignores German Criticism of Loose Money Policy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Thursday, European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi ignored German criticism of the central bank’s ultra-loose monetary policy and vowing to use all the “tools” at his disposal for “as long as needed.” He said the ECB’s policy was working, which helped boost […]