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Peter is an independent trader and author of the Talking Technicals blog that focuses on technical analysis of the global financial markets.

Prior to becoming a full-time trader and founding Contrarian ... more

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Forced Selling Frenzy Forms In February
After an over-extended period of complacency, volatility reared its ugly head, triggering forced selling that allowed some of the most crowded trades in recent memory to come unwound.
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Where Do We Go From Here?
Equity markets confirmed the prior week's buying exhaustion by reversing hard (to the downside) last week. Stocks sold off across the board, leaving behind a key (bearish) reversal pattern. So, where do we go from here?
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E Speculators Continue To Favor Dollar Weakness
Speculators favor a weaker dollar and commodities as long as retail traders continue to fight the beleaguered greenback.
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Euro Nears Critical Point
The EUR/USD is nearing 1.2617/33, a key trendline, and it could ultimately determine whether 1.30 is next up.
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Equities Break Out To Open New Year
Speculators significantly increased exposure to Nasdaq 100 and S&P 500 futures, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) report.
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Speculators Significantly Reduce Exposure To Gold
Speculators significantly reduced exposure to gold and S&P 500 futures, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) report.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

SPY SPDR S&P 500
UDN PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bearish Fund
USDU WisdomTree Bloomberg USD Bullish ETF Fund
UUP PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund

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Euro Ends 2-Month Short-Covering Trend As Gross Shorts Increase By Nearly 50% ; Aussie Specs Add Very Bullish Position
Latest positioning data from CFTC reveals significant moves in euro, aussie and oil.

Work Experience

Technical Analyst
Contrarian Analytics LLC
April 2016 - Present (1 year 11 months)
Technical Analyst
IGM
June 2006 - April 2016 (10 years)

Education

University of Connecticut
Bachelor's of Science
1995 / 1999
Finance

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