Since crude has led gold lower we should pay heed to the fact that the damage to its daily chart in the last week-and-a-half has already exceeded the carnage in gold thus far, exceeding three prior peaks, including the July 29 low […] Read More
Relief may be near in the form of a Hidden Pivot support at 389.22, but it would be bearish, at least for the short term, if that number fails to hold […] Read More
Applying Lindsay's rules straightforwardly, December Silver is entitled to a pullback into the range 15.120-16.645 before it embarks on another leg up. The resumption of the bullish trend would be signaled by a booster-stage rally of at least _____ starting from anywhere within the given range. The potential for the move, measured from the low, would be ____.
Goldman's clawback propensity yesterday was fearsome, especially when you consider how very badly the stock needs to correct a 15-day run. If it pokes its greasy little snout above 185.60 today, bears had better be prepared to throw in the towel […] Read More
The corrective rally Thursday night promised to deliver no more than _____ -- and that was only if the Hidden Pivot's midpoint sibling at 997.30 is exceeded. Promises sometimes get broken, though, and we should take it as a bullish sign if it happens here. However, it would take nothing less than _____ to turn the lesser intraday charts decisively bullish. If we study Thursday's tumult from the top of the 5-minute chart on down, we find a Hidden Pivot at _____ that can serve as a worst-case target for the near term. And as always, price action at the ______ midpoint pivot will tell us whether our coordinates are the right ones.
Yesterday's inebriated swan dive came within two ticks of a two-day downtrend's Day-Glo target (1040.50) on the hourly chart. The futures should go no lower than that Hidden Pivot support if bulls are to maintain the appearance of being in charge. however, if they do slip lower, I'd put pivotry aside and use the 1025.50 low from August 13 as a minimum downside objective. Alternatively, a print at _____ Thursday night or early Friday morning would turn the one-minute chart bullish.
It’s a crazy world that views dollars and Treasury paper, of all things, as a safe haven whenever the financial news turns unsettling. Yesterday’s upsetting story had sales of existing homes falling by 2.7% last month, darkening the mirage of recovery in the housing sector. Home sales had risen over the four previous months, but […] Read More
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