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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 [...]

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 [...]

Gold, US Equity & Bond Markets

Global equity markets are rallying in a 'risk-on' trade while safe haven assets such as treasury bonds & gold are being sold as a result of the French elections & lessened probability of a Frexit. Here's a snapshot of the risk-on & risk-off assets: Gold, U.S. Treasury Bonds & a few the major US stock [...]

Municipal Bombs Exploding

Back on April 6th in the post titled Muni Bombs, I had outlined the scenario in the first weekly chart of MUB (Municipal Bond ETF) posted below, stating that "A break below this uptrend line is likely to bring MUB (iShares S&P National Municipal Bond ETF) down to levels which will have wiped at least [...]

Nov 23, 2016 4:47pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Fixed Income (Bonds), Forex (Currencies)|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Municipal Bombs Exploding

Bond Market Analysis (video)

This video covers the long-term outlook for the bond market as well as some of the near-term developments as well as the potential implications that they could have on the stock market. This video goes in-depth with an overview & discussion on the various type of fixed-income instruments, such as treasury bonds, municipal bonds as [...]