Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The stock and bond markets are channeling US President Elect Trump’s expected policies since last Tuesday. Equities has liked them and Bonds have not. Stocks rallied sharply on the pro-growth trade. Longer-dated US Treasuries sold off sharply on the understanding that pro-growth = pro-inflation + […]

Dodd-Frank Act Should Be and Will Be Scrapped

Dodd-Frank Act Should Be and Will Be Scrapped

Dodd-Frank Act Should Be and Will Be Scrapped $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President Elect Donald Trump is now translating his populist campaign vows into policy, including that the Dodd-Frank Act should be scrapped because it has made Wall Street banks an even bigger threat to the nation’s economy and working families. After the government’s answer […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Markets may take some time to stabilize after the sharp movement in the last 2 of sessions. There may be some corrective dips on profit taking, then will look for direction. PE DJIA at 18807.88, +1.17% moved North, and […]

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 10 November 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 10 November 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 10 November 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $OIL The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of […]

The Trump Rally Extends, DJIA at Record Highs

The Trump Rally Extends, DJIA at Record Highs

The Trump Rally Extends, DJIA at Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Big Q: Why did the market rally like it did? The Big A: the Bullish price action centered around the following Key factors: Short-covering activity Momentum as traders chased gains that few people expected Strong leadership from the financial and healthcare sectors, […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Markets are seeing major short covering globally. Mostly all the Asia-Pac indices saw initial fall but recovered most of it by the end of the session. The victory of Donald Trump was a surprise to many but we need […]

President-elect Donald Trump Powers US Stocks

President-elect Donald Trump Powers US Stocks

President-elect Donald Trump Powers US Stocks $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President-elect Donald Trump looks to be very good for the US stock market, crushing the theories of the naysayers. Asian stock markets tumbled shortly after Trump overtook Hillary Clinton in the presidential electoral vote count early Wednesday. Then signals pointed to a deep dive for […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Sell-off in the Asian markets seen in the morning trade as Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton with 288 Electoral College votes. Nikkei is already down 2.23% and the European and the Us markets could see a similar movement in […]

Major US Investment Banks Prepared for Election Volatility

Major US Investment Banks Prepared for Election Volatility

Major US Investment Banks Prepared for Election Volatility $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The major US investment banks, including Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), JPMorgan Chase & Co.(NYSE:JPM) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.(NYSE:GS), are bracing for potential confusion and disorder on financial markets in the wake of Tuesday’s US Presidential election. Bank preparations ahead of the US election […]

S&P 500 Losing Streak Longest in Over 30 yrs Augurs Trump Win

S&P 500 Losing Streak Longest in Over 30 yrs Augurs Trump Win

S&P 500 Losing Streak Longest in Over 30 yrs Augurs Trump Win $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The S&P 500 Index extended its longest losing streak in more than 30 years, as data bolstered speculation interest rates will rise before year-end and investors cautious ahead of US Presidential election. Stocks faded in afternoon trading as an […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Only Shanghai is trading in the Green amongst the other indices and looks to rise near term. But majorly other indices look Bearish with supports just a few sessions away from current levels. There could be an increase in […]

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 2 November 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 2 November 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 2 November 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $OIL The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of […]

Key US Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key DJIA, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Almost all stocks are now trading in the Red. We may have seek confirmation of a break below interim supports Wednesday to become Bearish near term.  the Fed ended its 2-day meeting Wednesday, the rate remained the same as […]

Donald Trump Brings Business Knowledge To White House

Donald Trump Brings Business Knowledge To White House

Donald Trump Brings Business Knowledge To White House $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President Donald Trump would benefit Wall Street investors by way of making companies 30% more profitable, his economic policy adviser Wilbur Ross said on TV Wednesday. “Here’s why Trump would be better for Wall Street investors than Hillary Clinton: 30% effective reduction in […]

FBI’s Announcement on Hillary Clinton Investigation Knocks Stocks off Highs

FBI’s Announcement on Hillary Clinton Investigation Knocks Stocks off Highs

FBI’s Announcement on Hillary Clinton Investigation Knocks Stocks off Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US economy grew at a 2.9% in Q-3, the strongest pace in 2 years, as businesses began restocking their shelves at a faster pace. The Q-3 US GDP (gross domestic product), the broadest measure of economic health, was 2X the […]

Election Bombshell, FBI Re-opens Investigation of Hillary Clinton’s Crimes

Election Bombshell, FBI Re-opens Investigation of Hillary Clinton’s Crimes

Election Bombshell, FBI Re-opens Investigation of Hillary Clinton’s Crimes $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Stocks Dive, Volatility (VIX) Index Spikes HeffX-LTN has learned that the FBI is officially re-opening its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s e-Mail server The FBI informed Congress Friday it is investigating whether there is Classified information in new e-Mails that have emerged in […]

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 26 October 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 26 October 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 26 October 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $OIL The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of […]

Business Spending Dives, Durable Goods Orders Fall, Recession Looms

Business Spending Dives, Durable Goods Orders Fall, Recession Looms

Business Spending Dives, Durable Goods Orders Fall, Recession Looms $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods dipped in September as a Key category that tracks business investment fell by the largest amount in 7 months. Orders for durable goods edged down 0.1% in September after gains of 0.3% in August and 3.6% in […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Globally stocks shows some weakness near term. PE DJIA at 18199.33, +0.17% looks for a correction towards 18000 in the coming sessions. A clear break above 18200-18300, if seen would be surprising in here, and could signal medium term […]

Gloom on Wall Street, Lower Crude Oil Prices Hit Stocks Globally

Gloom on Wall Street, Lower Crude Oil Prices Hit Stocks Globally

Gloom on Wall Street, Lower Crude Oil Prices Hit Stocks Globally $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Global stock markets fell Wednesday after some disappointing earnings reports and as a drop in Crude Oil prices dragged down shares in energy companies. The FTSE 100 of Britain dropped 1% to 6,949 while Germany’s DAX fell 1% as well, […]

Media Industry Consolidation Coming on Huge Changes in How People Watch TV

Media Industry Consolidation Coming on Huge Changes in How People Watch TV

Media Industry Consolidation Coming on the Massive Changes in How People Watch TV $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The tie-up of AT&T Inc.(NYSE:T), and Time Warner Inc.(NYSE:TWX), bringing together 1 of the country’s largest wireless and pay TV providers and cable networks like HBO, CNN and TBS, could kick off a new round of industry consolidation […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: News has brought in some volatility in the stock indices.  Mariano Rajoy, Prime Minister of Spain is set to form a new government, after the main opposition party, the Socialists, voted Sunday not to block his re-election, ending the 10-month […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Stocks are mixed, and trapped in a channel with resistances above current marks. Could see some corrective dip this week. PE DJIA at 18145.71, -0.09% has seen good buys near 18000 and at the same time is unable to move […]

The Outlook for American Businesses is Grim

The Outlook for American Businesses is Grim

The Outlook for American Businesses is Grim $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Big Q: Are investors in denial about grim outlook for American businesses? That’s the question Société Générale’s Andrew Lapthorne, global head of quantitative strategy, posed to his bank’s clients in a note Friday. “Asset valuations are extreme; returns are poor, the probability of […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU DJIA at 18162.35, -0.22% traded lower and closed at lower. Resistance near 18300-18400 is likely to hold near term keeping prices in the 18300-17,900 range. DAX at 10701.39, +0.52% moved up, and could face some resistance near 10800. If it […]

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 19 October 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 19 October 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 19 October 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $OIL The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of the […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Some relief is felt as the DJIA has been sideways and DAX and Nikkei have broken above 1st resistance. The strong Bearish sentiment may have reduced some in here,while some choppy movements will be seen near term. A short […]

Hillary Clinton’s Plans Would Stunt US Economic Growth

Hillary Clinton’s Plans Would Stunt US Economic Growth

Hillary Clinton’s Plans Would Stunt US Economic Growth $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Wilbur Ross warned Tuesday that Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s only plan will be to “raise taxes and raise regulations” if she ascends to the Oval Office, which international investors do not see as a true recipe for economic growth. If Mrs. Clinton […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: The Big Q: Are the markets going to move sideways or…? Lack of directional clarity means looking for more cues, but for now the Bearish sentiment for stocks near term remains. PE DJIA at 18086.40, -0.29% has been trading in […]

Market Update for the 2nd Week of October

Market Update for the 2nd Week of October

Market Update for the 2nd Week of October $DIA, $SPY, $GLD, $SLV, $GDX The box in the BEV chart below contains the Dow Jones since the first week of September.  With the presidential election so near, it’s not surprising the market hasn’t done much of anything as our “regulated” markets are being managed for the […]

The Anemic Recovery from Great Recession Surprise Economists

The Anemic Recovery from Great Recession Surprise Economists

The Anemic Recovery from Great Recession Surprise Economists $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Friday, the Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said that the slow recovery from the Great Recession has surprised economists, confounding long-held beliefs about growth and inflation. Speaking to an economic conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston,  Ms. Yellen did not address […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: The world’a equity markets continue weak. Immediate supports are vulnerable to break and the resistances are strong. PE DJIA at 18098.94, -0.25% marked an intra-day low below 18000 for the 1st time since July 2016 but saw buying come in […]

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 12 October 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 12 October 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 12 October 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $OIL The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of the […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Overall stocks are trading low globally. There is some bias on the downside as the equities trade just below important resistance levels. PE DJIA at 18144.20,+0.09% broke below  channel support at 18100 but closed higher. 18000 interim support which […]

Rising Inflation Augurs Record High Gold Price, Stock Correction

Rising Inflation Augurs Record High Gold Price, Stock Correction

Rising Inflation Augurs Record High Gold Price, Stock Correction $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD Rising inflation and sagging confidence in the ability of central banks to revive global growth will drive up Gold price, and bullion could climb to a record in the next 2 years. Consumer prices are set to rise as Crude Oiil […]

Investors Find Themselves in a Seller’s Market, October Surprise?

Investors Find Themselves in a Seller’s Market, October Surprise?

Investors Find Themselves in a Seller’s Market, October Surprise? $DIA, $DXY, $GLD, $USO, $GBPUSD Tuesday could be unofficially declared as the seller’s market across the financial arena with major equities and currencies all encountering heavy selling momentum during trading on Tuesday. The only asset class that to benefit was the Buck, which has spiked to 7-month […]

Debt Crushing US Businesses, Bankruptcies Soar

Debt Crushing US Businesses, Bankruptcies Soar

Debt Crushing US Businesses, Bankruptcies Soar $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Bankruptcy filings by US businesses soared 38% in September from a year earlier in an ominous sign of a weakening economy. Last month’s bankruptcies reached 3,072 to bring the YTD total to 28,789 and marked the 11th month running of increases from Y 2015, according […]

Recession Indicator Triggered on Unemployment Up Tick

Recession Indicator Triggered on Unemployment Up Tick

Recession Indicator Triggered on Unemployment Up Tick $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX September’s jobs report contained a sign that investors should be on alert for Recession in the US, and that means a stock market correction 1 of the Top 3 necessary Recession indicators is when the unemployment rate breaches its 12-Month MA. September NFPs (non-farm […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Corrective phase going on in most of the equities markets. Caution in here, as there could be some near term breakout North or South. PE DJIA at 18268.50, -0.07% continues contraction in the 18350-18100 region and could do so […]

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 5 October 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 5 October 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 5 October 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $OIL The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of the […]

Hurricane Matthew Could Inflict $200-B in Damage to Coastal Homes

Hurricane Matthew Could Inflict $200-B in Damage to Coastal Homes

Hurricane Matthew Could Inflict $200-B in Damage to Coastal Homes $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Hurricane Matthew could potentially cause $200-B in damage to coastal homes, and that number could rise depending on the path and intensity of the Category 4 storm. At least 954,000 people are at risk of major storm surge damage, according to […]

Key US Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: The US stock market ended midweek on a higher note as a rally in Crude Oil futures and financials (+1.5%) outweighed interest rate worries. The DJIA (+0.6%) finished ahead of the NAS Comp (+0.5%) and the S&P 500 (+0.4%). Index […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: News that the ECB may reduce its bond purchases and that the UK may start process for its extraction from the EU before March of Y 17 has shaken the market sentiments expanding volatility in almost all the asset […]

Fed Official Cautions Colleagues on Raising Interest Rates

Fed Official Cautions Colleagues on Raising Interest Rates

Fed Official Cautions Colleagues on Raising Interest Rates $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley suggested the central bank should be cautious in raising interest rates, given limits on its ability to respond to a recession with borrowing costs close to Zero meaning out of tools. Noting concerns from […]

The Bull Market in the Gold Mining Shares Has “Only Just Begun”

The Bull Market in the Gold Mining Shares Has “Only Just Begun”

The Bull Market in the Gold Mining Shares Has “Only Just Begun” $GLD, $SLV, $DB, $DIA, $DXY Tedious, that’s how I’d describe the stock market for the past 6 weeks.  Everything is on hold until Janet Yellen finds the courage to euthanize the bulls on Wall Street with a few rate hikes. It will be a […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Worldwide stock markets are overall mixed. DJIA, Shanghai and Nikkei could move up near term. Nifty could be set up to fall. DAX trying to move up but is unable to hold at higher levels now on the Deutsche […]

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 28 September 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 28 September 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 28 September 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $OIL The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of […]

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Stocks were overall mixed Wednesday; DJIA, Shanghai and Nikkei may move up in the near term. Nifty is not so sure about the direction just now but could be vulnerable to a fall. DAX is trying to move up […]

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Seeing stocks headed for a pullback or correction before seeing a new rise medium term. PE Note: The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) 14.49, +2.20, as investors sought some portfolio insurance ahead of some Key macro events this week. DJIA at […]

Investors Focus: The 1st Trump Vs Clinton Presidential Debate

Investors Focus: The 1st Trump Vs Clinton Presidential Debate

Investors Focus: The 1st Trump Vs Clinton Presidential Debate $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Who becomes the next US President will be in focus for Wall Street starting Monday with the 1st debate between candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Mrs. Clinton’s once-comfortable lead in opinion polls has faded and with just over 6 weeks until […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Last week the US Fed’s standing pat with a “Hawkish” tone sent the US benchmarks indexes South Now this week Wall Street investor gets some Fed-speak meaning “jawboning” from Vice Chairman Fischer and then for Schoolmarm Yellen who will speak to the US Congress. And expect […]

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Seeing stocks headed for a pullback or correction before seeing a new rise medium term. PE DJIA at 18261.45, -0.71% was rejected at the channel resistance near 18400, if that holds, see a re-test of support near 18000-17900 in […]

Fed Out of the Way, Wall Street Focused on Presidential Election

Fed Out of the Way, Wall Street Focused on Presidential Election

Fed Out of the Way, Wall Street Focused on Presidential Election $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $AET, $CI, $UNH Who becomes the next US President now Wall Street’s focus this week and beyond, beginning Monday with the 1st debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Mrs. Clinton’s  lead in opinion polls has faded, and with just […]

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Investors rejoiced again Thursday as Fed they digested Wednesday’s FOMC minutes . Stocks rose across the board with DJIA adding 0.8% and S&P 500 + 07% and the NAS Comp + .05% extending the Risk Rally. Precious metals also gained […]

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 21 September 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 21 September 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 21 September 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $OIL The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of […]

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Investors rejoiced as Fed stood pat and left the office policy interest rate unchanged. Stocks rose across the board with DJIA and S&P 500 indices adding +0.9% and +1.09% respectively. Precious metals also gained on USD weakness. The benchmark COMEX Gold […]

Divided FOMC Stood Pat on Rates, Tone “Hawkish”

Divided FOMC Stood Pat on Rates, Tone “Hawkish”

Divided FOMC Stood Pat on Rates, Tone “Hawkish” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX A divided Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) left the fed funds rate unchanged for a 6th meeting running, saying it would wait for “more evidence of progress toward its goals”, while projecting that an increase is likely by year-end. “Near-term risks to the […]

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: US stocks saw choppy trade again Tuesday, and it is likely we will see some volatility after the BOJ and the FOMC policy announcements Wednesday. PE FLASH: From the BOJ minutes “Quantitative and Qualitative Monetary Easing with Yield Curve Control” […]

Expecting US Fed to Include “Hawkish” No-hike Language in Policy Statement

Expecting US Fed to Include “Hawkish” No-hike Language in Policy Statement

Expecting US Fed to Include “Hawkish” No-hike Language in Policy Statement $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US Fed will not raise interest rates when it meets this week, but the FOMC will include “Hawkish” no-hike language in policy statement, said Jeffrey Gundlach, CEO of DoubleLine Capital. Mr. Gundlach said Fed officials “want to be able […]

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Waiting for the BOJ and FOMC meets trade as we saw Monday was/is choppy. PE DJIA at 18120.17 declined slightly Monday on choppy trade ahead of the US Fed policy announcement Wednesday. Major support of 18000-17850 continues to hold strong, some […]

Alan Greenspan’s Credibility is an Accident that is still Happening

Alan Greenspan’s Credibility is an Accident that is still Happening

Alan Greenspan’s Credibility is an Accident that is still Happening $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX In a article last week, the former Fed Chairman is quoted to be worried about the “crazies.” For some unknown reason, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan’s, 90 anni, opinions are still taken seriously. No one person has done more to […]

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, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Waiting for the BOJ and FOMC meets trade could be choppy. PE DJIA at 18123.8, -0.49% declined Friday and may remain choppy ahead of the FOMC meet Tuesday andWednesday. Major support of 18000-17850 is holding in here, but some Southside […]

Extreme Volatility and Market Breadth Seen in Coming Days

Extreme Volatility and Market Breadth Seen in Coming Days

Extreme Volatility and Market Breadth Seen in Coming Days $DIA, $GLD, $SLV There was some excitement Tuesday, as the Dow Jones was down 1.41% and the NYSE saw a day of extreme breadth.  But the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) recovered from its early week losses, and ended the week higher than last Friday’s close.  The […]

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: Disappointing US retail sales and US factory output narrowed chances of a US Fed rate hike in September to 18%, thus boosting investor risk off sentiment in here. PE DJIA at 18212.48, +0.99% is holding above the Major support of […]

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 14 September 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 14 September 2016

The AAII Sentiment Survey for the Frame Ended 14 September 2016 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures the percentage of individual investors who are Bullish, Bearish, and Neutral on the US stock market for the next 6 months, The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey has become a widely followed measure of the […]

US Manufacturing Output Disapointed in August

US Manufacturing Output Disapointed in August

US Manufacturing Output Disapointed in August $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US factory production fell in August on cutbacks in appliances, home electronics and machinery. This threatens the market’s hopes for a manufacturing rebound after 2 prior months of gainers. The US Fed said Thursday factory production dropped 0.4% in August, after an increase of 0.4% […]

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: Again, Cash is the King now because stocks and bonds are overvalued. The higher chances of a rate hike this year and the proximity of the US election are hurting the markets in here. PE DJIA at 18034.46 is very […]

Weak Crude Oil Prices Mirror US’s Weak Economy

Weak Crude Oil Prices Mirror US’s Weak Economy

Weak Crude Oil Prices Mirror US’s Weak Economy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $USO Late last month the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that it was overstating domestic demand for Crude Oil and energy products to a “considerable degree”. Using imprecise and lagging data, the calculations for the amount of product being exported overseas was […]

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: Cash is King (cash is an asset) in here as stocks and bonds look overvalued to market participants. The higher chances of a rate hike this year and the proximity of the US Election are weighing on the markets. PE DJIA […]

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: Risk aversion is the Key in here as the chances of further stimulus from the central banks dwindle and the rate hike possibility has been boosted by the comments of Fed Boston President. Money has been flowing out of every market. […]

Muni Bond Yields & Barron’s Confidence Index

Muni Bond Yields & Barron’s Confidence Index

Muni Bond Yields & Barron’s Confidence Index $DIA, $GLD, $SLV Finally, after two months the stock market saw a little excitement last Friday; the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) almost broke below 18,000 at the close. Two “policy makers” said FOMC “policy” isn’t market driven; that they may actually increase their Fed Funds Rate: twice […]

Fed Hawks Raiding the Stock and Bond Markets

Fed Hawks Raiding the Stock and Bond Markets

Fed Hawks Raiding the Stock and Bond Markets $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Friday, both the US stock and bond markets were in free-fall triggered by US Fed “Hawk Talk” early in the day. The S&P 500 Index dove 2% in its biggest drop since the Brexit vote, US Treasuries slumped, sending the yield on the […]