If the USD closes above 83.83 today it will register a 2-year closing high (genesis for this idea came from a Chris Kimble post yesterday, though his conclusion appears different). And clearly, even if we fail to do this, it…...

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According to SentimenTrader even though the SPX was down for a fifth straight day yesterday the VIX was only up ~7.7% over the same period. Dating back to 1990 when the SPX is down for five straight days and the…...

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Part 3 in the ongoing “Power of Technicals” series  is BBY. Another higher probability set-up with large profit opportunities in compressed time and clear risk control parameters. Fundamentally speaking, is BBY really any different from Circuit City of days past or RIMM…...

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Starting now, we’re going to begin a series that shows recurring technical set-ups that offer material profit opportunities in compressed periods of time. In other words, great reward/risk trades. We’ll present these opportunities to folks subscribing to the premium / password-protected content…

Yesterday we noted Corn’s recent price action had registered a 99th percentile event last week dating back to 1960 (something that had happened only 6 other times in history). We won’t rehash the details as you can read them here…....

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On June 25 we highlighted RGR and noted that despite a great fundamental backdrop for the company and its industry, the stock had just managed to lose ~40% of its value in a little over a month. The trade set-up…...

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On a weekly basis the Euro/Dollar cross finds itself nearing very critical support levels ~ a penny lower at ~1.215. This is the pair’s 50% Fib level b/t the 2000 low and 2008 high and also represents trend-line support (1) from…

Corn futures have now gapped open at least +1.50% vs. their prior week close in four of the past five weeks (i.e., at least 80% of time). Including this week’s signal, this has happened a mere seven times dating back…...

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On 6/27 we noted that new 52 week lows on the NYSE had been trending higher over the past year even as the SPX was flat to up. We also noted that if history held, it was likely not the…

Last night the Shanghai Composite (SSEC) shed nearly 240 bps on the back of various Chinese macro data points. This comes on the heels of other recent weakness in the SSEC – on 6/25 we noted that the index had witnessed two straight…