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I have spent the over 40 years trading stocks, options, futures on and off the trading floor. My nickname, "Slim" came from my trading floor badge, SLM. Currently, I'm an on-air host providing daily analysis and commentary on the financial markets and Coaching/Consulting for Hedge ... more

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This Week In Stocks - May 27
Our analysis of the S&P 500 for the next two weeks is for a period of risk. We see a possible move higher early next week, with resistance at 2744. We are then looking for a downside move of 125-150 points over the next two weeks.
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Ask Slim Market Week - Saturday, May 26
The stock market had a choppy week last week, sticking in a narrow range with the net result a mixed market and a small change. With the holiday-shortened week expect flows of money changing in this market.
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This Week In Stocks - May 20
For this week, our analysis of the S&P 500 is for a decline to around 2680 early in the week and then rise back to its previous levels. , This week is where we see the most risk, once the declining phase of the current market cycle sets in.
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Ask Slim Market Week - Friday, May 18
The focus this week in the markets was on oil, trade and geopolitics in the Middle East and China leaving stocks choppy throughout the week.
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Gold Capitulates
As gold completes the declining phase of its current intermediate market cycle, which nests with other cycles, it is starting to capitulate as evidenced by the falling price.
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Gold Drops As Rates Rise - Cycles Show Bottom Is Near
We can see gold falling as the declining phase of its current market cycle comes to a close. Our support level was $1302 and the next level is $1288. We believe an important low is pending.
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Ask Slim Market Week - Friday, Jan. 19
3 months ago

The cycle patterns still suggest a raly soon. However, the formation has deteriorated. So the upside target is lowered

In this video: AA, BBY, FLR, KBH, LOW, UNH, CSIQ, ADTN, KLAC, WYNN, NDX, SPX, UAA
Seismic Shift: What Could It Mean For Stocks?
1 year ago

As always, Chris, great work!

In this video: GLD, SPY, TLT, SPX, VIX
AskSlim Market Week - 7/29/16
1 year ago

I would love to hear your comments about this video, your market insights and questions about askSlim.com services

In this video: ATI, CEIX, P, X, AAPL, LLTC, GDX, BBRY, SPX, GOOGL, GPRO
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AKS AK Steel Holding Corp
ATI Allegheny Technologies Incorporated
AUXAX Auxier Focus Fund A Shs
BHP BHP Billiton Limited
CAUZF CHINA AUTO GROUP LTD
CGNFX Amrc Fds Prt Sr Shs -529-F-1- Growth and Income Portfolio
CIEN CIENA Corporation
CLF Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (fmrly Cliffs Natural Resources)
CLHL BCB Holdings Limited
CPKPY C P POKPHAND CO LTD
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc.
DG Dollar General Corporation
DLTR Dollar Tree Inc.
FCX Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc.
FLMS FLM MINERALS INC.
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
IXMO IXI MOBILE INC
JNPR Juniper Networks
JPXKZ
LCM Advent/Claymore Enhanced Growth & Income Fund
METZ Metzler Group Inc
MSOLE MIPSOLUTIONS INC
NARAX Virtus Multi-Sector Short Term Bond Fund Class A
NUE Nucor Corporation
OIL iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return Index ETN
RIO Rio Tinto plc
SCHN Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc.
SPX S&P 500 Index
SRDDF SIERRA RUTILE LIMITE
STLD Steel Dynamics Inc.
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
VALE Vale S.A.
VKGHWX Van Kampen Focus Trust Units 1222 2012-22.8.13 Global high Dividend Port Ser 2012-2 Q C
X United States Steel Corporation
XXUPF UNIPROP INCOME FD II
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