It sure seems like everything in the news has been full of alarm bells lately due to Greece, China and falling oil prices in one form or another. Frankly, China’s impact on the US equity markets may be just the buying opportunity we’re looking for as several factors combine to point towards strength through the expiration of the September Dow… Read more →
Weekly Strategy Review
Tough week in the markets as we generally got continuation where we were looking for rebounds. This led to a a pair of losers in gold and the Canadian Dollar against a winning trade in the stock indices due to their rebound. Read more →
We focused on two main themes this week. First, we looked at selling the Euro currency for TraderPlanet and followed it right up with a look at the Dollar Index on Tuesday for Equities.com. Meanwhile, our main piece focused on the grain markets ahead of Tuesday’s USDA Acreage Report. Read more →
It’s been an exceptionally confusing week to trade on a discretionary basis. Rarely can I recall a time when the markets have been more unsure of their next move. Fairly well every financial market has LOUD voices on both sides making good cases for their positions and their market forecasts. Between the FOMC meeting and the constant worry about whether… Read more →
We began the week with Bond market analysis for TraderPlanet. We looked at the tremendous and rapid build in the commercial trader position noting that the recent sell off may be nearing exhaustion. Based on Thursday’s reversal and ECB/IMF/Greek hope quickly deteriorating, we feel the short-term bang for the buck may be best on the long side of the market.… Read more →
We began this week with a big picture look at the natural gas market for TraderPlanet. Combining fundamental, technical and seasonal analysis, we suggest that this market will stay soft in, “Natural Gas: $2.50 Here We Come.” Tuesday, we moved to the soybean market in our piece for Equities.com. We looked at the considerable commercial buying as this market has… Read more →
This was a light week thanks to those who gave their all. Thank you to those we honor and support and kindness to the families they’ve left behind. We began with the development of a classic small speculator short trap in the cotton futures market for Equities.com. We’ve been watching it build all week and finally issued an official COT… Read more →
Another week of good calls with two out of three trades well in the money and the third is still hanging on. We began the week by sending our COTSignals discretionary customers a sell signal in the Australian Dollar on Sunday evening. The market opened Sunday night at $.8026 to the U.S. Dollar and hasn’t looked back. It’s currently pushing… Read more →
We only published twice this week as my attention was focused on bringing a new Commitment of Traders trading program online. The primary improvement in this version is its ability to lock into large moves and score the occasional big win as opposed to the statistically based days past entry exits we’ve employed for the last few years. I’ll share… Read more →
We looked at the recent commercial buying in the US Dollar Index on Monday, noting that, “Even though commercial traders remain heavily net short, their recent purchases have been strong enough to shift their momentum back to the positive side.” We also looked at technical support that has been tested and held, throughout this week. You can find the full… Read more →
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