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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 - Sunday, Sept. 23
We expect the SPX to begin the declining phase for the current cycle this week. Our near term target is the support zone between 2900-2911. Beyond this week, we see intermediate term risks increasing.
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AskSlim Market Week - Friday, September 21
The tariff war response from China with lower tariffs left investors willing to buy foreign stock for the first time in weeks. Financials and energy stocks took over as leaders during the week as well.
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This Week In Stocks - Saturday, Sept. 15
Our analysis of the S&P 500 is to continue with minor upside before the declining phase of the current market cycle begins. Yet once we hit late September, we see the potential for much higher risk, which should last through the end of the year.
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AskSlim Market Week - Friday, September 14
The stock market gained ground this last week as Apple news and news of trade talks resuming heartened investors.
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This Week In Stocks - Sunday, Sept. 9
Our analysis of the S&P 500 (SPX​) is for stocks to continue to roll over. While we believe the near-term will bring some choppiness, intermediate patterns suggest more risk coming in October and November.
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AskSlim Market Week - Friday, September 7
Investors finally got tired last week as there were a number of excuses to leave the market: trade jitters, the government had its eyes on social media and presidential politics, all leading to market weakness.
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Ask Slim Market Week - Friday, Jan. 19
7 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?
2 years ago

As always, Chris, great work!

In this video: GLD, SPY, TLT, SPX, VIX
AskSlim Market Week - 7/29/16
2 years 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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STOCKS I FOLLOW

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
OILB iPath B S&P GSCI Crude Oil TR 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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