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Tag: weekly market brief

CONfidence

Markets are subject to a giant con game. The game of CONfidence. Confidence must be maintained under all circumstances or we’re heading into a global recession first and then a US recession […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Sell Zone

On Mount Everest the Death Zone is the altitude above 8,000 meters above which climbers cannot survive for an extended period of time without oxygen (speak: artificial help). In the Death Zone […]

Fed Games

Clever markets. Many index charts have camped themselves inside tight key price zones ahead of the Fed meeting this coming week leaving potential for important breakouts or equally important breakdowns. The trigger […]

Collapse

Let’s call a spade a spade: The month of May was a month of collapse. Collapse in bullish narratives, collapse in trade talks, collapse in yields, collapse in technical structures, collapse in […]

Toxic Mess

Market price discovery has become a toxic mess and traders have to adapt to changing conditions. Fast. Blending an understanding of technicals with a keen awareness of the outside influencing factors on […]

Reality Check

And then The Never Ending Market Rally ended. With a tweet no less and $VIX exploded 82% higher just days after $VIX futures net short positioning reached an all time high. Knuckleheads. […]