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Investment Recommendations May 25th

Posted on May 25th, 2017.

Gold: Long-Term Buy (Update) Gold Futures, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The precious metal has been trading in a holding pattern in recent days, since running into resistance near $1260 following the “Trump-surge”. The persistence weakness of the USD helped the metal in staying above the $1250 level, although the recovery in stocks should have...

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Investment Recommendations May 24th

Posted on May 24th, 2017.

USD/CAD: Short-Term Buy USD/CAD, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The pair has been declining since it reached the 1.38 level following our recommendation. The declining short-term trend has carried USD/CAD back below the 1.35 level, and it’s now close to the key support near 1.34. The advancing long-term trend channel is still intact and the lower...

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Investment Recommendations May 23rd

Posted on May 23rd, 2017.

NASDAQ 100: Short-Term Sell (Update) NASDAQ 100 Futures, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The NASDAQ has been trading in close vicinity to the 5675 level since our recommendations, as it held up to its gains well despite the previous deep correction. The tech index still lost its relative strength compared to the S&P 500, and it failed to hit a...

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Investment Recommendations May 22nd

Posted on May 22nd, 2017.

GOLD: Long-Term Buy (Update) Gold Futures, 4-Hour Chart Analysis Gold is trading in a short-term consolidation pattern after hitting the $1260 last week. The precious metal held up well amid the rebound in risk assets, as the political fears regarding Trump’s position continue to fuel demand for safe-have assets. The metal faces multiple...

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Investment Recommendations May 19th

Posted on May 19th, 2017.

NASDAQ 100: Short-Term Sell   NASDAQ 100 Futures, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The tech benchmark lost its relative strength in Wednesday’s sharp decline, and it bounced back today to the short-term resistance level near 5675. This gives a good opportunity to play another declining leg lower after the break of the advancing short-term trend....

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Investment Recommendations May 18th

Posted on May 18th, 2017.

S&P 500: Short-Term Sell (Update) S&P 500 Futures, Daily Chart Analysis The index hit our short-term target today in early trading, as it spiked below the line-in-the-sand support zone between the 2350 and 2355 levels. The rising long-term trend is still intact, but the current bearish momentum could mean that a deeper correction...

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Investment Recommendations May 17th

Posted on May 17th, 2017.

Gold: Long-Term Buy (Update) Gold, 4-Hour Chart Analysis Gold has been steadily rising since our recommendation and it surged higher today in the wake of the Comey-scandal. It is now well above the $1240 resistance, while also being back in the prior rising trend channel, trading just below the key $1260 resistance level. Short-term...

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Investment Recommendations May 15th

Posted on May 15th, 2017.

S&P 500: Short-Term Sell (Update) S&P 500 Futures, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The S&P 500 has been pushed higher by the strength in the energy sector today, and the index got close to its previous highs near the 2400 level. Should the rally continue, our stop-loss recommendation might be in play in the coming days at 2412. The...

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The Story of the Week: The Schiller P/E Hits 30

Posted on May 13th, 2017.

Party Like It’s 1929 (or 1999)   Long-Term Chart Shiller P/E Ratio of US Stocks The Cyclically Adjusted P/E ratio (CAPE) is one of the most reliable valuation metrics out there.  It was designed by Robert Shiller, writer of the must-read book Irrational Exuberance, hence it is also called the Shiller P/E. The Shiller P/E It is widely...

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Investment Recommendations May 12th

Posted on May 12th, 2017.

Gold: Long-Term Buy Gold, Daily Chart Analysis Gold has been trending lower since the first round of the French elections, and it dipped $80 to hit $1220 this week. The re-test of the previous low near $1195 is still possible, as we are approaching a possible cycle low in the coming two weeks. That said, the risk-reward ratio for a...

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Investment Recommendations May 11th

Posted on May 11th, 2017.

EUR/JPY: Short-Term Sell (Update) EUR/JPY, 4-Hour Chart Analysis Although our recommendation earlier on this week hit our stop-loss level, the conditions for the trade continue to provide a good opportunity for a trade. Those traders who are still holding their positions are encouraged to do so, as a correction towards the 120 level is...

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Investment Recommendations May 10th

Posted on May 10th, 2017.

DAX: Short-Term Sell (Update) DAX, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The German Index remains very close to its post-election highs just above the 12,750 level, although it failed to make progress in recent days. The benchmark is still clearly in overbought territory, and slightly above the upper boundary of its dominant advancing trend channel,...

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Investment Recommendations May 9th

Posted on May 9th, 2017.

S&P 500: Short-Term Sell (Update) S&P 500 Futures, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The index is trading below its post-election highs today, as it remains week compared to the leading European and Japanese benchmarks. The sell recommendation remains intact with the stop loss still just above the 2410 level. Volatility remains low, and...

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Investment Recommendations May 8th

Posted on May 8th, 2017.

EUR/JPY: Short-Term Sell   EUR/JPY, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The pair rallied strongly since the first round of the French election and it surged above the 124 level this morning before falling back below the strong resistance at 123.85. A reversal towards the 120 level is likely from the current rate as Yen might benefit from a correction...

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Investment Recommendations May 5th

Posted on May 5th, 2017.

DAX: Short-Term Sell   DAX, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The DAX new all-time highs today, following our short-term buy recommendation two weeks ago. The German index kept on pushing higher this week in the face of the overbought conditions and it’s now above the dominant long-term trend line, suggesting a correction in the coming days. Those...

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Bitcoin Recommendation May 4th

Posted on May 4th, 2017.

Bitcoin: Long-term Buy (Update)   Bitcoin, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The main cryptocurrency had stunning two weeks as it broke out to new all-time highs and surged past the $1500 level as well in a matter of days. The advance successfully changed angles to enter a parabolic trend, and that might give a good opportunity for those traders who...

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Investment Recommendations May 3rd

Posted on May 3rd, 2017.

S&P 500: Short-Term Sell (Update)   S&P 500 futures, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The S&P has been trading in a very narrow range so far this week, as traders took a step back before the Fed decision in the wake of the weak economic numbers in recent weeks. Our trading recommendation remains valid before the important announcement,...

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Investment Recommendations May 2nd

Posted on May 2nd, 2017.

Oil: Short-Term Sell (Update)   Oil futures, 4-Hour Chart Analysis Oil attempted another rally on Monday but it failed to reach the $50 level and turned lower once again today. We lowered the stop-loss level on our recommendation thanks to the new short-term swing-high, putting the order just above the $49.30 level. Longer-term traders...

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Investment Recommendations April 28th

Posted on April 28th, 2017.

S&P 500: Short-Term Sell   S&P 500, 4-Hour Chart Analysis (with NASDAQ comparison) The S&P 500 index continues to lag the leaders of the market, as the rally is getting narrower, with only the major tech names pushing the stocks higher. The financial sector remains well below the March highs, warning of underlying weakness in...

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Investment Recommendations April 26th

Posted on April 26th, 2017.

Oil: Short-Term Sell   WTI Crude Oil Futures, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The crucial commodity hit the $49 per barrel level at the end of last week, and since then has been in a weak correction that took it up to the crucial $50 level. The global rally in risk assets and the weakness of the Dollar wasn’t enough to cause a bounce in oil, and...