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Rakesh Upadhyay

Rakesh Upadhyay

Rakesh Upadhyay is a Technical Analyst and Portfolio Consultant for The Summit Group. He has more than a decade of experience as a private trader. His philosophy is to use technical analysis for momentum trading and fundamental analysis for long-term positions. Rakesh likes to keep himself fit by lifting weights and considers himself to be a spiritual person.

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What is the Smarter Market Telling us?

Posted on July 13th, 2017.

The inverted yield curve in the bond market has a 100% record of predicting recessions since the late 1960s. A recession affects all asset classes. Therefore, it is essential for all the investors to be aware of the developments in the bond market. Key observations The bond traders have a very high probability of predicting recessions...

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The $1 Million question: Where is the US Jobs Market Headed?

Posted on July 10th, 2017.

The jobs report is widely followed by the analysts as it affects all the important markets – equity, bond, gold, and forex. But, what is it that makes the jobs report so important and what is the current trend in the jobs report telling us? Key Observations June’s jobs numbers show that the economic recovery is on track Wage growth...

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Bullish on Alcoa for the medium-term

Posted on July 7th, 2017.

On its official website, Alcoa claims to have invented the Aluminum industry in 1888. They are world leaders in Bauxite mining, alumina refining, and Aluminum smelting. The current company was separated from the erstwhile parent company ‘Alcoa Inc’ in November 2016, which was renamed as Arconic Inc. We dive deep into the factors that are...

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Quarterly Long-Term Outlook: Gold, Stocks, Oil, and the Dollar

Posted on July 3rd, 2017.

Traders benefit the most when they trade a trending market. Trading markets are known to be notorious in hitting stop losses on either side, unless one enters near the lower or upper end of the range. In order to help our readers trade on the right side of the trend, we have analyzed the four most followed asset classes – the US dollar,...

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Uranium: An Attractive Long-Term Contrarian Play

Posted on July 2nd, 2017.

If you are a contrarian investor, then you should have a look at Uranium. In 2011, Uranium hit a high of $73 a pound, which itself was about 50% below the highs of around $140 per pound reached in 2007. At the current levels of $20.5 per pound, Uranium is down more than 85% from the highs. Key Findings Uranium prices are in a long-term...

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Trade Recommendation: The S&P 500 is on the Verge of a Correction

Posted on June 29th, 2017.

The stock market recently celebrated its eighth birthday on March 09, 2017. It is the second longest bull market in history, only second to the 113-month rally from October 1990 to March 2000. The bull market is getting stretched on the upside S&P 500 is overvalued both on a TTM P/E and a forward P/E basis Economic expansion cycle...

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Wabtec (WAB) Short-Term Trade Recommendation Triggered

Posted on June 28th, 2017.

Wabtec  (WAB): Short-Term Buy WAB 4-Hour Chart Analysis On June 22, we covered the stock in an analysis with both long- and short-term trade options. Today the short-term recommendation got triggered, so we reiterate our bullish view on the stock. Wabtec commands a higher P/E compared to its peers and the S&P 500 due to its strong...

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The History of the Current Oil Crisis and What to Expect Now?

Posted on June 25th, 2017.

Crude oil is in bear market territory, down more than 21% from the yearly highs reached on January 1 of this year. So, is this a good buying opportunity or is this the start of a bigger decline? To analyze this in detail, we have to first study the reasons for crude oil’s fall from above $100 per barrel levels in 2014, the subsequent...

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Investment Recommendation: Wabtec Corp (WAB) can Surprise on the Upside

Posted on June 22nd, 2017.

Wabtec Corp (Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp) (NYSE: WAB) manufactures technology-based products for locomotives, freight cars, passenger transit vehicles and power generation equipment. The company caters for both the original equipment and aftermarket applications. Key Findings Dynamically growing revenues Strong and growing...