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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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Market Timing Brief™: Stocks and Gold Fall as the US Dollar Wedges Precariously Upward

Market Timing Brief™ for 11-21-2011: Bullish Signs and Hopes in a Sea of Red Europe remains a mess and the US is not far behind with lawmakers unable to make any progress on the deficit  The fact that they can … Continue reading

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Market Timing Brief™: Seven Signs on the Direction for Stocks, Gold, and the US Dollar

Market Timing Tells on the Markets NOTE ADDED: Friday, 11-18-11 on VIX 1.The SP500 Index (SPX; SPY) is at the lower up trend line of the triangle the SP500 has been in as explained in this week’s video chart.  If … Continue reading

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Market Timing Brief™: Tells on Stocks, Gold and the US Dollar

Market Timing Tells on the Markets (with 11-11-11 update at base) 1. Follow the bond market.  The last time the stock market moved down briskly, bonds were rallying hard.  Unfortunately the bond people are off on Veterans Day, so we … Continue reading

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