Monthly Archives: December 2010

Sentiment Overview: Week Of December 31st 2010

Here is the final sentiment overview for the year. Hope you have a happy and profitable new year! Sentiment Surveys The AAII weekly survey from retail investors in the US is a little less optimistic this week compared to last … Continue reading

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The Presidential Cycle: 3rd Year Performance

The presidential cycle exerted a powerful influence over the trading pattern of 2010. The second year of the election or presidential cycle is relatively weak until we get to the last 3 months of the year. The first quarter of … Continue reading

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Technical Overview: Strength Beneath Overbought Surface

The S&P 500 index is closed the year just 1.9 points off its 52 week high. This year the S&P 500 index rose 12.7% and rallied 23% from its low in July. This has brought the index right into a … Continue reading

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What Really Moves the Markets: News? The Fed?

This is a guest post by Elliott Wave International: “There is no group more subjective than conventional analysts, who look at the same ‘fundamental’ news event a war, interest rates, P/E ratio, GDP, economic policy, the Fed’s monetary policy, you … Continue reading

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Lowry Research: Buying Power Crosses Above Selling Pressure

Richard Dickson, the Senior Vice President at Lowry Research outlined his bullish bias in a recent interview with Pimm Fox of Bloomberg Radio. While his firm continues to be bullish, it is important to make the distinction that Lowry Research … Continue reading

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Data Mining Millions Of Books For Financial Insight

The Google Ngram project is a mesmerizing database of books in various languages. It provides the ability to search through all these works in just a flash, making it an easy and irresistible source for insight into the patterns of … Continue reading

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Weekend Reading: And To All A Good Night

Best wishes during this holiday season! If you can spare a few minutes in between the merry-making, here is this weekend’s reading list of economic and market news. To see all the links, go to news.tradersnarrative.com: Roubini on Further Round … Continue reading

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