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Looking Ahead to Q3

I hope everyone had a great July 4th holiday. While it was a week ago, I took some time off from work and the markets to relax and clear my head the rest of the week. 654 more words

Gekko: It's a Zero Sum Game - Somebody wins somebody loses

By David Nelson, CFA

We’ve hit the point of no return for 2017. Probably a good spot to check our compass and make sure we have enough fuel to complete the journey. 664 more words

David Nelson


“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
Our main focus today will be on DXY.
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Financials Short Adventure Ends

I have been increasingly bearish on long-term Treasury bonds due to developing sentiment and Commitments of Traders issues implying a contrary bear play and also due to the fact that T bonds have popped to our original upside targets (when taking a contrarian trade in the opposite direction last December), which were roughly to the declining SMA 200. 173 more words

Stock Market, US

More Cracks

“We are too much accustomed to attribute to a single cause that which is the product of several, and the majority of our controversies come from that.” – Marcus Aurelius…
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S&P 500 needs help from broader market participation

This week SPX closed at all time highs and it broke above it’s 3 months trading range. New all time highs is a characteristic we see in bull trends. 213 more words