Food Retail on the Cusp of a Major, Long-Term Relative Break-Out

Food Retail on the Cusp of a Major, Long-Term Relative Break-Out

Below I plot a long-term chart depicting the ratio of the DJ Food Retail & Wholesale Index vs. SPX on a monthly basis.  You’ll note that with a few weeks left in June, we appear to be staging a major…

Mustang Sally

Mustang Sally

Below I plot the long-term ratio of F vs. the SPX.  It sits at 70-yr support dating back to late 1957! Support was last touched in late 1981 and was briefly and sharply breached during the 2008-2009 GFC,when many auto…...

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Telco Equipment Industry Looks Very Bullish

Telco Equipment Industry Looks Very Bullish

Below I plot the S&P Telco Equipment Index back to 1980. Notice price has spent much of 2018 consolidating atop the key pivot congestion areas from 1997 (launched the parabolic run into 2000) and 2001 (launched the collapse into 2002…...

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Uranium Prices Clearing Decade-Long Resistance

Uranium Prices Clearing Decade-Long Resistance

Confirming my suspicions in a 6/10/18 post outlining a bullish case for uranium, in the left pane below the commodity is actively clearing decade-long falling resistance this month. At the same time, the Trump admin has opened an official investigation…...

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Set-Up for Uranium Looks Bullish

Set-Up for Uranium Looks Bullish

Few realize it, but the US uranium industry filed a Section 232 petition with the US Department of Commerce (DoC) in Jan-18 seeking relief from the harmful consequences of uranium imports, almost all of which come from state-owned, sponsored or…...

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Relative Industry & Associated Constituent Set-Ups

Relative Industry & Associated Constituent Set-Ups

In the context of “needing” equity exposure, I present below a handful of relative industry set-ups that I find technically interesting.  To reiterate, these are relative, not absolute industry out-performance ideas.  In the event of major equity downside, consider them…

DB: The Great Counter-Party Unwind Cometh?

DB: The Great Counter-Party Unwind Cometh?

DB – the German-traded shares – now sit at 25-yr support with this morning’s ~5% decline baked into the cake. As the health of this behemoth appears increasingly tenuous, we must remind ourselves that DB holds anywhere from ~$40-$50 trillion…

Ag Commodity Complex Historically Oversold

Ag Commodity Complex Historically Oversold

Like nearly all of the commodity complex ex crude, the Ag portion of the space [via the S&P GSCI Ag Index: (SPGSAGD)] put in an all-time high bubble top in Mar-11 with the the YoY on the SPGSAGD first entering negative…...

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Additional Evidence Suggesting a Historic Top in Place for Defense Stocks

Additional Evidence Suggesting a Historic Top in Place for Defense Stocks

In March I began making the case that defense stocks were in the process of putting an important top in place, which you can read about here. However, at that time I don’t think I fully appreciated the exact nature…...

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Chart Dump

Chart Dump

Lots to look at here.  I’m by no means advocating positions in all of these, I just find the charts interesting.  That said, there are many I would want to own.  Some are far more speculative and less liquid than…