Archive | August, 2013

Dollar Index Futures chart, August 30, 2013 - The Buck Appears

The Buck Appears to be Appreciating

I want to revisit the topic of the US dollar as I do feel an interim bottom was established in recent weeks and it appears we will see a rebound in the immediate future. I’ve been calling for this for several weeks but we only got confirmation this week with a close above the 20 […]

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Gold futures

Gold – A Pause Before a Dive Lower

Gold is currently $225 off it lows established in late June, mounting a very impressive rally in the last two months. The gold bugs are back in the media as a bull market may be re-emerging. My stance is prices appreciated too fast and too much. Does this mean I am a bear…NO…it just means […]

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Silver Futures

Silver Markets don’t Move in a Straight Line

Since bottoming on 6/28 silver futures have appreciated 37% and this happened in two months time. Whenever a commodity moves that much whether it is higher or lower it should be recognized as that velocity is not sustainable. Futures are running into resistance at the 38.2% Fibonacci level just under $25/ounce. One should notice that […]

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U.S. Treasury Bond chart for August 23, 2013 - Debt

A Reversal in the Debt Complex

Since establishing an interim top this has been a one way trade since the beginning of May where the long end and short end of the curve has gotten hit. 30-yr bonds have depreciated 12%, 10-yr notes are lower by 7% and the March 16’ Eurodollar futures are lower by 1.3%. Lets quantify this…what are […]

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Greenback - US Dollar Index Futures chart for August 22, 2013

Greenback – The Round Mound of Rebound

Not to date myself but for all those Charles Barkley fans out recognize that “Sir Charles” was a formidable force and the shortest player at 6’6 to lead the league in rebounds. Serving as inspiration I expect the US dollar to stage a rebound from current trade. The same support levels that held in mid-June […]

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Gold Futures chart for August 20, 2013

Gold – Yellow Metal Running into Resistance

In the last two weeks gold has put on better than $100/ounce trading to its highest level since mid-June. Upside was capped at its 100 day MA (red line) and trend line (blue line) that has been present for all of 13’. More impressive has been the move since bottoming on 6/28 at $1183 as […]

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Natural Gas Futures chart for August 19, 2013

Natural gas – A Bullish Move Underway

Since putting in a low on 8/8 at $3.15 October natural gas futures have advanced 11% lifting this contract to the down sloping trend line(blue line) that has served as resistance since mid-May. It was a positive development in recent sessions to trade above both the 8 and 18 day MAs. Above the trend line […]

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Nasdaq 100 Futures Sep 13 - option queen

The Option Queen Letter

The problem seen with being correct on the markets is that if you are correct in a vacuum, nobody ever knows that you were correct, thus is the fate of many newsletter writers. Many are not published or circulated widely enough to get the proper recognition. The actual point is that it is unimportant that […]

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