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The Week in Russell 2000 Trading – 7/13 – 7/17

With Greece finally behind us (for now…) the global economic picture is a bit more stable. This resulted in equity markets rebounding last week. Large caps benefited from the resolution of the Euro issues and the Russell 1000 (RUI) gained 2.24% placing the large cap benchmark up 3.59% for the year. Small cap stocks were higher as well, […]






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Weekly Market Commentary 12.06.13

From a broad viewpoint, using our indicators, the picture is actually fairly bearish except for one major thing: the price chart of the Standard & Poors 500 Index ($SPX) has not broken down.  A decline below 1780 would also interrupt the bullish pattern that currently exists of higher highs and higher lows on the $SPX chart. Equity-only put-call ratios […]






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Fed’s New Song

After months and months of the Fed propping up the U.S. stock market, the Fed has changed its tune. And, as we can see, the market doesn’t particularly like this song. One of the big lessons for traders from recent market action resulting from Fed news that I want to examine in today’s post is […]