Wednesday, February 8, 2012

SIH12 – March Silver (Last:34.230)

– Posted in: Current Touts, Rick's Picks

Although price action in the last week or so has been impacted and rangebound, most of it has occurred as corrective relative to a 33.740 peak from December 2 that was impulsively exceeded last Thursday.  The bad guys should take this purposeful stall as a warning that they will not be able to hold Silver […] Read More

GCJ12 – April Gold (Last:1753.00)

– Posted in: Current Touts, Free, Rick's Picks

April Gold did not adequately correct the hourly chart to set up an instant push above last Friday's 1765.90 peak, but the 30-minute bars will at least get the futures to the 1760.20 'D' target of the lesser pattern shown (see inset).  If it gives way easily, bulls should have little trouble taking out the […] Read More

GS – Goldman Sachs (Last:114.36)

– Posted in: Current Touts, Rick's Picks

We'll use the 119.91 target to get short, whack-a-mole style, if Goldman should poke its ugly little head up.  This is slightly lower than the Hidden pivot target given here earlier, but the pattern shown amply supports the new number. I'll specifically recommend that you buy two March 110 puts (or multiple thereof) with GS […] Read More

BAC – Bank of America (Last:8.05)

– Posted in: Current Touts, Rick's Picks

The 8.08 rally target shown look sufficiently compelling to warrant the purchase of puts when the stock gets there.  Camouflageurs can short the shares naked, risking no more than 6 cents per round lot, but for those who prefer the ease and leverage of options, I'll recommend buying two March 9 puts (or multiple thereof) […] Read More

Preparing to Short the E-Mini

– Posted in: Free, Rick's Picks, Thought for Today

I've asked veteran camouflageurs who frequent the chat room to guide less-experienced traders if an exceptional opportunity to short the E-Mini S&P should occur when I'm not around.  If our entry trigger gets hit while I'm conducting the weekly tutorial session online between 11 a.m. and noon EST, I'll make sure the information is disseminated […] Read More

ESH12 – March E-Mini S&P (Last:1350.25)

– Posted in: Current Touts, Free, Rick's Picks

I've alluded to a key target in today's commentary, and although merely talking about it has made it one of those high-profile numbers that are probably jinxed from the start, the Hidden Pivot itself is real enough and should provide sufficient stopping power to allow us to get short without risking too much. Putting aside […] Read More

Led by Banks, Stocks Are Inches from Key Targets

– Posted in: Commentary for the Week of March 8, Free

The stock market hasn’t been much fun to trade in a while, but that could change today as the broad averages approach some potentially important rally targets of ours. Want to know exactly where these targets lie but don’t subscribe?  Click here for a free trial subscription that will give you access to our proprietary […] Read More

Something for Your Sweetheart…

– Posted in: Free, Links, Rick's Picks

Romance your sweetie on Valentine's Day with the songs of  Sinatra.  One of my oldest friends, Rick Apt, runs the best Old Blue Eyes memorabilia-and-music site on the web. For an earful -- and some terrific February 14th specials -- click here […] Read More



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