Archive | May, 2013

US Dollar; Are the Greenback’s days Numbered?

Let’s look at the US Dollar over the last 3.5 years. With the exception of June 2010, when the dollar traded as high as 88.80, the 84/84.50 level has served as stiff resistance. It appears a triple top pattern is being established on the weekly chart over the last three weeks. The horizontal red line […]

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Is the Nikkei Foreshadowing a Move in US Markets?

The Nikkei has moved in one direction the last six months but like any party they all come to a conclusion. This to me is a classic case why investors cannot fall asleep at the wheel and after significant gains it generally always makes sense to book profits and manage your expectations as markets do […]

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Uncle Ben is speaking tomorrow

Energy:  July Crude oil held its 8 day MA on an inside day. I say lower from here but would only take small bets. My suggested play is short August futures and selling out of the money puts1:1. I’m only looking for $3-4 so if the market delivers cover. RBOB gave up 2% today failing […]

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Currency War is Heating Back Up

Just before 1pm Chicago time the Yen broke par against the Dollar for the first time since the week of April 6, 2009 (low 98.67). Then the Euro fell out of bed. Then the Swiss got clubbed like a baby seal. The Aussie. The Pound. The Canadian. Everything but the Dollar got crushed. RIGHT AT […]

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