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Candy Matheson: Blogger and (now-retired...as of mid-2013) Russell 2000 E-mini Futures Day Trader
Former career: City Planner (land subdivisions/consolidations for major commercial, industrial, and multi-family residential developments)

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Amazon Musings...
Will Amazon follow in the (recently fateful) footsteps of Equifax?
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FAANG Rotation: Risk On Or Risk Off For Q4?
Renewed strength in these stocks, with increasing volume support, will indicate the market's continued overreach for growth versus value, at least until the end of the year when we may see the Fedhike interest rates for the third time this year.
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Third Down...One To Go: 2017 Q4 Looms For U.S. Equities
With both the SPX and SPX:VIX ratio at/near their all-time highs, and at or near long-term major resistance, technically, we could very well see some major profit-taking occur in equities, in general.
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Will The Dow Jones US Retail REITs Index Recover From Its 34% Decline?
The Dow Jones US Retail REITs Index has been stuck in a sideways trading range and is attempting to maintain a stable position above a long-term 40% Fib retracement level of 102.42.
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A Volatile 2017 Q4 Awaits US Equities
Watch for an increase in volatility and a potential rotation out of equities (SPX) and into commodities and currencies (US Dollar) for Q4 of 2017.
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Three Strikes And You're Out!
So, if stock market participants were expecting healthcare reform, income tax reductions, tax reform, and infrastructure spending, be warned that those are, transparently, in jeopardy.
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SPX: 100-Point Rally Ahead?
3 months ago

Many thanks, Bill! :-)

In this article: SPX, VIX
Tech Sector Holds The Key
5 months ago

Yes...it's unclear to me at this point. Perhaps, barring any major geo-political (including domestic) upsets or oversees nuclear "mistakes" in the near future, we'll eventually see markets resume an uptrend after drifting in this range, or maybe a bit lower until the fall. Although, there's still the possibility that markets spike higher one last time before a (rumoured) June rate hike.

In this article: DJI, SPX, QQQ
Tech Sector Holds The Key
5 months ago

Hey, Gary...thanks...it's been awhile since we've "talked"...nice to "see" you again. :-)

In this article: DJI, SPX, QQQ
3 Trillion Dollars Now At Risk...And More
6 months ago

I, myself, wouldn't profess to speak on behalf of others' interests. I have a hard enough time keeping track of my own. :)

My article simply points out the fact that there is no evidence, thus far, that Republicans are willing to support and advance (by means of legislation) President Trump's ambitious agenda. We'll see what markets think of that (if this continues) over the coming days and weeks, and, more importantly, what voters think and want within the next 2 to 4 years.

In this article: SPX, VIX
3 Trillion Dollars Now At Risk...And More
6 months ago

(Safer for whom?) It is if you like gridlock...it's more important to ask affected voters what they think.

In this article: SPX, VIX
3 Trillion Dollars Now At Risk...And More
6 months ago

I doubt if President #Trump has a one-trick-pony agenda. The real issue is, I believe, whether his party is behind him 100% in order for him to implement his ambitious plans. So far, I've seen no evidence of that in the House and Senate.

In this article: SPX, VIX
Tech May Hold Key To Continued Santa Rally
10 months ago

Thx, Alexander...If $AAPL execs can be convinced to repatriate its overseas cash in exchange for forgiveness of paying taxes on such a transaction by some kind of Congressional intervention (which includes AAPL committing to invest in public infrastructure programs), you could see its stock break out to new highs next year. Perhaps Mr. Trump's team can work some kind of magic in this regard. Your comment has inspired me to write about a potential rally on my Blog at StrawberryBlonde'sMarketSummary.com.

In this article: DJI, QQQ
M-M-M-My Kuroda: What The BOJ Is Up To
1 year ago

Is the world the same place now as it was then and would that tool be just as effective (economically, sociologically, technologically, etc.)?...no doubt, lots of factors to consider.

M-M-M-My Kuroda: What The BOJ Is Up To
1 year ago

Thanks for the informative and well-written article, Tom. With the propensity for Central Bankers to do the heavy lifting these days, there's no incentive for governments around the world to implement any kind of stimulative fiscal policies. This kind of head-in-the-sand approach by world leaders will do nothing, in the long run, to foster trust in the markets...we may see a hard landing at some point in the not-too-distant future where no country can be immune from its fallout, IMHO (I hope I'm wrong, though).

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Candy Matheson Commented on SPX: 100-Point Rally Ahead?:

Many thanks, Bill! :-)

Candy Matheson Commented on Tech Sector Holds The Key:

Yes...it's unclear to me at this point. Perhaps, barring any major geo-political (including domestic) upsets or oversees nuclear "mistakes" in the near future, we'll eventually see markets resume an uptre...

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