Tag Archives: $SPX

Like Taking Candy From a Baby

you might recall on Saturday June 2 following the horrible NFP number that saw a 32 point drop (-2.4%) on the S&P 500 and a bond market spike to 1.45% all-time low yield, we tried to keep everything in perspective … Continue reading

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Don’t Wake Up in a Roadside Ditch

When your investment portfolio has a negative annual returns for over a decade you get mad and when you get mad you turn on the TV and listen to CNBC.  When you listen to CNBC you hear a lot of … Continue reading

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The Definition of Insanity

After Friday’s disastrous employment report the markets continued the trend we had been monitoring since March in what looked to be a climax type of move with treasuries making new all time highs, closing both the 10YR and 30YR at … Continue reading

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Slicing and Dicing

On April 17th in Like a Hot Knife Through Warm Butter we posited that the $SPX was tracing out a B wave retracement that was chopping up shorts and confusing many market participants. We have seen some bears in the … Continue reading

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Thinking Like a Crook

the blogosphere and chartTweets are all seeing the same thing.  The SPX is in a rising channel and the make-or-break is above 1398 or below 1375.  If everyone sees the same thing, chances are its not happening and thinking like … Continue reading

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Time to Pay Attention

as we approached the end of Q1 on 3/28 we wrote in the Internal Conflict Inside the Fed’s Bubble of Fear that:  Meanwhile, stocks continue to rally making it hard to short but even harder to buy.  For bonds its … Continue reading

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the Internal Conflict Inside the Fed’s Bubble of Fear

so what’s going on here?  Stocks have rallied to new highs, supposedly on better economic data, but on very little volume.  Bonds got crushed in a violent FOMC unwind yet held and have rebounded.  The specs are still shorting a … Continue reading

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