Category: Market Analysis

Must Watch

Markets are super noisy and jerky right now. Yield panic, recession concerns, headlines and tweets bringing about massive price swings in any direction. It can spin anyone’s head. Let’s step back and […]

Tight Rope

Bulls are walking a tight rope here. There are smoldering fires burning everywhere. Almost too many to list, all of which have the potential to unleash a major forest fire. Europe data […]

The Theme

In this weekend’s market update I want highlight a few observations that crystalize a theme that has emerged in this market: It keeps repeating key structures and patterns as it’s fighting a […]

Perspectives

And yesterday it happened, the big flush following weeks of volatility compression. $ES down 250 handles in a matter of days. Now the bounce. Events like this can be overwhelming and you’ll […]

Watch Closely

Something significant has happened with US markets this week and whether you’re bullish or bearish I suggest: Watch closely. Full disclosure: We’ve been approaching July from the sell side and I’ve been […]

Gut Check

One day does not a confirmed reversal make, but I wanted to offer a couple of gut check thoughts and chart updates. If you’ve been reading my weekly market briefs and some […]

All In

As outlined this weekend put call ratios are fairly low and benign going into this week’s Fed meeting. No worries. Investor positioning? All in long it appears. One indicator combination of interest, […]

End Game

Well, here we are. All roads have led to here. The combustion case outlined in April, the technical target zone outlined in January of 2018. Trade wars, 20% correction in between, Fed […]

Deception

Markets are doing their thing and are walking toward the shining light that they perceive the upcoming Fed meeting to be. $SPX new highs this week, $NDX new highs this week. Looks […]

VIXplosion

It’s that time of the year again, the ritual $VIX crushing as markets are relentlessly drifting into the Sell Zone in anticipation of rate cuts from the Fed and more stimulus from […]