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Bull Market Requiem

A bull market requiem: Following the financial crisis the world needed coordinated structural solutions (and those would be hard requiring tough choices). Instead what the world got was coordinated central bank intervention which shrunk the middle class, made the rich richer and provided the rest with the illusion that things were getting better as pro forma unemployment rates shrunk and housing prices rose again and stock markets jumped from record […]

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Do or Die for Tech

In early March I mused about a market paradox, one where tech would make new highs on a negative divergence while the $DJIA would not make a new high. This event did indeed transpire and it still may have significant implications as it is so very reminiscent of the action we saw in the year 2000. Same time frame too. Since the correction phase commenced in February we have seen […]

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KISS SetUp: $XLE

Welcome to KISS Set-Ups. In this section of the site we post examples of¬†closed Conviction SetUps as provided for members in real time on Mella’s SetUp Stream utilizing her KISS methodology. Active Set-Ups are posted in the member area only. To view other closed Conviction Set-Ups please visit: KISS SetUps. Please refer to the following link for further background: Conviction SetUps. For further information on how to gain access to […]

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Financials: Chart Trouble!

What if you have a record earnings party and nobody shows up? That’s precisely the dilemma seemingly faced by the financial sector. Despite many bank stocks reporting record earnings so far (due to tax cuts) their stocks are nowhere near record highs. Worse, many of these stocks show larger potential topping patterns that require one solution, and one solution only in order to not be bearish and that is: Bank […]

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The Big Market Tops

Following the exuberance in January and subsequent corrective actions in February and March and now into April there has been a lot of speculation that markets may have topped in this cycle or are in the process of topping. While earnings are expected to hit record highs in 2018 due to the recent tax cuts much uncertainty has crept into markets due to concerns of reduced liquidity offered by central […]

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