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The Correction And The ETP Landscape
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 - Apr 16, 2014

Since stocks bottomed in March 2009, I have periodically been publishing an SPX pullback table and occasionally a plot of all those pullbacks and their duration. The recent selloff in stocks, however,...

 
Direxion Daily Gold Miners: Close To Support
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 - Apr 16, 2014

From a technical view, Direxion Daily Real Estate Bull 3X Shares (ARCA:DRN) ETF is close to a key support area set around 32.70 (horizontal support + lower Bollinger Band+ 76.4% Fibonacci ...

 
Emerging Fear In EEM
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 - Apr 16, 2014

My largest short heading into the day was (ARCA:EEM). In spite of yet another ridiculous mini-rally this morning, things are once again falling to pieces. As the daily chart shows, the repetition of ...

 
SanDisk Set To Beat Wall Street Forecast, Again
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 - Apr 16, 2014

SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ:SNDK) is set to report FQ1 2014 earnings after the market closes on Wednesday, April 16th. Many tech stocks including SanDisk have sold off heavily in the past few weeks. But ...

 
Technical Analysis Indicates Moves Higher Wednesday
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 - Apr 16, 2014

Actionable ideas for the busy trader delivered daily right up front Wednesday higher, low confidence. ES pivot 1830.92. Holding above is bullish. Thursday bias higher technically. Monthly outlook: ...

 
A Perfect Bounce. Maybe Too Perfect?
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 - Apr 16, 2014

T2108 Status: 45.8%VIX Status: 15.6General (Short-term) Trading Call: Short (fade rallies). See caveats below.Active T2108 periods: Day #196 over 20%, Day #48 over 40% (over-period), Day #4 under 50% ...

 
Leaders Of The Pharmaceutical Pack
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 - Apr 16, 2014

When it comes to the large cap pharma/biotech companies Allergan Inc (NYSE:AGN), and Merck & Company Inc (NYSE:MRK), may be the canaries in the coal mine. The tell. The leaders of the pack, when it ...

 
US Industrial Production: March 2014 Preview
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 - Apr 16, 2014

US industrial production in March is projected to increase by 0.2% vs. the previous month in tomorrow’s release from the Federal Reserve, according to The Capital Spectator’s median econometric ...

 
The Fed’s Questionable Inflation Mandate (excerpt)
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 - Apr 16, 2014

March data released yesterday showed an increase in the CPI inflation rate to 1.5% y/y from 1.1% the month before. It was led by food prices and rents. The former rose 0.4% m/m, and 1.7% y/y. The ...

 
U.S. Trade: It's All About Volatility
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 - Apr 15, 2014

Stocks were whipsawed in a 200 point range Tuesday but closed with modest gains as equities rebounded off key technical supports turning a 110 point loss in the Dow Industrials into an 89 point gain. ...

 
S&P 500 Snapshot: A Sine Wave, A Closing Rally
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 - Apr 15, 2014

Before the market opened, the Consumer Price Index for March came in higher than forecast, although inflation remains exceptionally tame, and the Empire State Manufacturing Survey was surprisingly ...

 
Bearish Trade Setups That You Need Right Now
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 - Apr 15, 2014

Yesterday's bounce is gone, and the indices are looking like they are ready for another leg down.  Which makes the list of trade setups in this post a must for you to review. There are plenty of solid...

 
Emerging Markets: Was That A False Break?
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 - Apr 15, 2014

Last Friday I tweeted a chart that shows the ratio between the iShares Emerging Market ETF (ARCA:EEM) and the S&P 500. I noticed that the ratio was approaching previous support as shown by the red ...

 
Why The Chances Of A Total Collapse In Stock Prices Are Increasing
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 - Apr 15, 2014

Mark Twain once said, “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it’s time to pause and reflect.” For stock market investors, the time to pause and reflect is now. Everywhere you look ...

 
5 Reasons To Be Bullish This April
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 - Apr 15, 2014

My Sunday game plan was to buy Monday or Tuesday weakness for four reasons: 1) Earnings season in April would be a positive catalyst for stocks 2) Indexes were either oversold (Nasdaq) or nearing a ...

 
A Case Of Risk Eshaustion?
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 - Apr 15, 2014

Stock markets have been selling off for a couple of weeks, but there has been no apparent fundamental underpinnings to the decline. While I can point to technical reasons (see my last post Stocks: ...

 
Tax Day: ETFs To Consider
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 - Apr 15, 2014

A leading non-partisan tax policy researcher, The Tax Foundation, estimates that your first 111 days belong to the U.S. government. When the estimate includes the effect of federal borrowing, the date...