Monthly Archives: January 2011

Technical Overview: Short Term Tremors

Last week the US equity markets finally succumbed to the continuous barrage of excessive bullishness and had a rare down day. The excuse was the growing protest movement in Egypt that had started to disrupt economic activity there and shut … Continue reading

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Weekend Reading: Complacent Markets & Raging Political Discontent

Here is this long weekend’s reading list of economic and market news. To see all the links, go to news.tradersnarrative.com: The Stock Market is for Suckers Update on Presidential Election Cycle James Stack: Curb Your Enthusiasm Bernanke Gets 66% Approval … Continue reading

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Egypt Protests: Live Update Sources

Here are some great sources for breaking news and live coverage of the ongoing Egyptian protests: Al-Jazeera journalists’ twitter updates Ian Lee (twitter – journalist) Sultan Al Qassemi (twitter – jounalist broke the story of arrest of Interior Minister by … Continue reading

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A Big Gold Preview

Guest post by Jeff Clark for BIG GOLD: It’s time for our annual gold forecast survey in BIG GOLD, which will be released tomorrow. And I have to say, this might be one of the most informative and useful editions … Continue reading

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Sentiment Addendum: Earnings Revisions & Advisor Sentiment

Here are two additional data points to keep in mind for this week’s sentiment overview of the markets: Advisor Sentiment The gap between the investing public’s sentiment and financial advisor’s sentiment is growing. The Rydex SGI Advisor Confidence Index (ACI) … Continue reading

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Sentiment Overview: Week Of January 28th, 2011

The market today had one of its first serious down days in quite a long time. The Nasdaq fell 2.5% while the S&P 500 index slid 1.8%. We’ve been watching with wrinkled brow as the market has continued to inch … Continue reading

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Renting Gold For An Opportunistic Trade Higher

I’ve been stalking gold during its most recent correction. In early December I cautioned saying that it seemed gold was making a top. That proved to be a very good call as gold did top out at $1424. I followed … Continue reading

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