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It’s the Autumn Equinox – all change?

September 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

My new Prime Minister Indicator introduced last week has been working a treat.  To recap, the ex-PM Gordon Brown recently urged us to prepare for Armageddon in the global economy and with it, the collapse in asset prices.  We rarely hear anything of interest from this person, so any pubic utterance is note-worthy from a sociology perspective. His timing was impeccable [...]

Have the FAANG s finally been de-fanged?

September 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

Last week I saw – and forecast – a major breach in the defences of the Tech Titans – and I was there ahead of the game to advise short positions to Pro Shares members before the dams broke.  My main target was Amazon as I have long believed we are reaching Peak Amazon. The media has been full of gloomy stories of the retail sector getting clobbered due [...]

Divergences are marking major turns

August 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

At significant market turns, such as we are now in, divergences between related markets proliferate and become stark.  We have them in stocks and gold/silver. Such is the case in stock markets where the leaders in the current stock market push are getting thinner with fewer generals leading the weary troops who are flagging badly. This shows up in the divergent action in [...]

Facebook is now face down

July 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Facebook has been grabbing MSM headlines again – but for all the wrong reasons.  Most of these headlines point to the ‘loss in value of $19 billion in one day – the biggest one day loss in US corporate history’. Actually, the plunge took only two hours to unfold from $190 to $164 starting at 9 pm UK time when not too many retail traders were in [...]

Shares are on a cliff edge

April 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Exciting, isn’t it?  Blink and you miss a 200-pip swing in the Dow! Yesterday’s action was particularly vigorous following Thursday’s strong relief rally with heavy and persistent selling.  The whipsaws are huge – and the potential for being on the wrong side of them is likewise very very high.  More capital is lost in conditions such as these. [...]
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