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Market Timing Brief™ for the 7-15-2016 Close: SP500 Index Four Days Over the Top. Gold Pauses as Interest Rates Spike.

A Market Timing Report based on the 7-15-2016 Close, published Sunday July 17th, 2016 I deliver focused comments on the markets.  These are supplemented with “Tweets/StockTwits” (see links below). 1.  SP500 Index: Earnings season has arrived, and the SP500 Index … Continue reading

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Why the World is Selling US Dollars and Treasuries: The Relativity Game

The US dollar (USDX, EURUSD) has been in decline despite rising interest rates (the dollar is up slightly today, but it looks like a blip compared to 10 Year Treasury yields that are banging UP against major resistance; TNX, TYX, … Continue reading

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When Does Gold Shine and When Does it Decline? The “Secret Formula” for Successful Gold Market Timing.

“What makes gold work as an investment and when does it become a portfolio disaster?” When Does Gold DECLINE? Let’s handle the “bad news” first.  I said in my update of last week’s blog post: “Gold is not a good … Continue reading

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Market Timing Brief for 08-17-2012: Creep Up About to Stop? Mixed Signals and Exactly What to Follow

Based on the 8-17-2012 Close published Sunday, 8-19-2012 UPDATE on 8-22-2012 at 10:18 am:  Look for a close below 1410.03 to confirm a correction in the SP500 Index.  The 10 Year Treasury Note (TNX) rally this am, which represents a … Continue reading

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Market Timing Brief™: Trouble for the Markets in Coming Earnings and Further US Dollar Strength

Based on the 7-6-2012 Close published Sunday, 7-08-2012. Market Timing Brief™ for 07-06-2012 The US Dollar Index remains strong, which means trouble for US multinationals competing in Europe.  In fact the US Dollar Index made a slight new recent high … Continue reading

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Market Timing Brief™: Revival of Stocks and Metals. Treasuries Say Nein! Although Merkel Says Ja!

Based on the 6-29-2012 Close published Sunday, 7-01-2012. UPDATE @ 5:18 pm on 7-02-2012: The SP500 Index managed to close over the 6-19-2012 high but just barely, so the jury is still out.  It does give the Bulls an edge … Continue reading

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Market Timing Brief™: Stocks are “In the Middle,” gold is edging up, and the Dollar is Slipping

Read Latest Market Timing Feed Market Timing Brief™ for 12-02-2011: Monkey in the Middle 1. Multiple markets are now in the middle of runs.  It makes it harder to add to positions that are in the middle.  You can do … Continue reading

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