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Two Inversely Correlated Asset Classes Provide Lifeline and Noose for S&P 500

U.S. equities are part of an intricate global financial ‘ecosystem.’ They do not trade in a vacuum. As part of something bigger, U.S. equities are subject to certain correlations, which provide clues about U.S. 509 more words

S&P 500

the Japanese Yen in charts ...

Cliff notes: can “see” why recent YEN weakness has paused and ran into resistance on the charts.  that being said, some MAJOR patterns completing just a little farther away (note: CHFJPY)  Also, note that YEN strength usually shows volatility spiking.   59 more words

Japan in T-4!

How awesome is that? I can’t wait to get on that plane. Well, actually I can. I’m pretty scared of flying and the mystery surrounding MH370 has not helped…one can only hope that those people did not/are not suffering! 251 more words

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Will The 'Risk on' Trade Live on?

The market has been alternating between ‘risk on’ and ‘risk off,’ with a heavy emphasis on risk on. A look at stocks shows that risk on is still alive and well, but here’s one fact that hasn’t confirmed the most recent spout of risk on. 579 more words

S&P 500

Nikkei finds Yen support

The US Dollar found solid support at ¥101 against the Yen. Recovery above ¥103 would suggest an advance to ¥111*. Breakout above ¥106 would confirm. Recovery above the December 2013 high on 13-week Twiggs Momentum would strengthen the signal. 48 more words

Stock Markets

Top 10 Most Used Currencies In The World

China Daily reports that China’s yuan surpassed the Swiss franc to become the seventh most-used currency in the world in January based on data provided by the global transaction services organization SWIFT. 47 more words