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I’ve been analyzing markets since 2001. My particular field expertise is the metals market but I also cover the stock market, energy, the dollar, and euro again building my trading models around cycles analysis and sentiment. I’m an avid rockclimber. And national and world champion ... more


US Dollar: Marginal Brake
Currency review and update about the US Dollar.
Gold & US Dollar Market Update
A review of the gold market and the US Dollar.
What's Going On With Commodities
Going to the charts, it looks like the commodities complex is heading toward a three-year cycle low but there are other factors the charts show that are interesting to determine if it breaks the 2016 lows.
The Perma Bears Are At It Again
The biggest gains come at the very beginning of a bull market (the baby bull), and at the very end of a bull market, once everyone finally becomes convinced the bull is for real.
Markets Response To The Elections
With the U.S. election results rolling in, analysts and traders have been quick to react, and to consider what will come next.
Not How Bear Markets Start
We look at the charts for various sectors and the indices to see how much further they can be tested and if the top of the cyclical bull market can really be called yet.


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Latest Posts
10,000: Still On Target
I tend to think the Nasdaq will reach 10,000 before this 4 year cycle tops. But if that plays out price is going to be stretched extremely far above the long term mean setting up for a big correction at the next 4 year cycle low.
Subdued Sentiment
Despite the S&P within spitting distance of the all time highs sentiment isn’t really very close to the kind of excessive levels that usually occur at intermediate tops.

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