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As a sub-category of Market Analysis, the Fixed Income category contains charts and commentary associated with all classes of fixed income such as Treasury Bonds, Corporate Bonds, Municipal Bonds, Junk Bonds, etc…

Market Analysis & Trade Ideas (video)

Technical analysis on the US stock market, oil, gold, energy stocks & several trade ideas that stand out at this time. There is quite a bit covered in this video so you might want to increase the playback speed of the video (under settings) to 1.25 or 1.5x to reduce the duration.

Breakdown in Junk Bonds A Red Flag for the Stock Market

High-yield, aka 'junk' bonds, which are highly correlated with the stock market & not with other bond classes, have made an impulsive breakdown below this large bearish rising wedge pattern in HYG (High Yield Corporate Bond ETF) which also makes the recent breakout a failed breakout, i.e.- bull trap. As the performance of junk bonds [...]

IWM Approaching Top Of Trading Range, General Market Commentary

Member @jim requested an update on IWM (Russell 2000 Index tracking ETF) which has played a very impressive game of catch-up to the other major US stock indices over the last two sessions following a very sharp period of underperformance. I don't see anything that stands out on the 60-minute chart other than the impressive [...]

Jun 2, 2017 12:12pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Fixed Income (Bonds), Gold & Commodities|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on IWM Approaching Top Of Trading Range, General Market Commentary

Monday Morning Market Overview

I wanted to post a quick overview of the financial markets with the near to intermediate-term outlook for most of the major asset classes. Charts & detail commentary will follow on any actionable trading opportunities as well as the active trade ideas on the site. Starting with the US equity markets, despite the market's near-term [...]

May 22, 2017 9:38am|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Fixed Income (Bonds), Gold & Commodities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Monday Morning Market Overview

QQQ & SPY Bounce to Resistance, S/T Trend Indicators Rolling Over

After a sharp drop in the first hour of trading, QQQ & SPY have experienced snap-back rallies into resistance with the MACD signal line recently crossing into bearish territory (short-term trend) for the first time in over a month. Note how well the MACD signal line/9-ema has defined the short-term trend as bullish or bearish [...]