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Tim Ord earned a Bachelor of Science degree as a Mathematics teacher from the University of Nebraska in 1973. He became a Stockbroker in 1977 and worked his way up to Vice President and Senior Option Principal in 1981.Tim Ord has over 25 years in trading experience. 

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GDX/GLD Ratio Should Produce A Bullish Divergence
For a bullish develop to occur, GDX/GLD ratio should start to outperform GDX and when that occurs a bottom may not be far off. A bullish setup could develop near 23.25 on GDX if GDX/GLD ratio starts to outperform GDX. Still neutral for now.
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VIX Leads The Way For SPY In The Opposite Direction
Today the VIX tested yesterday’s low suggesting at some point SPY will test Yesterday’s high. Yesterday the SPY gapped down leaving an open gap near 248 range on the SPY which is at yesterday’s high.
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SPY Tests Previous High
Last Friday, SPY tested the previous high of last Tuesday on higher volume and suggests Friday’s high will be at least tested if not exceeded and keeps the door open for a rally this week.
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VIX Leads The Way For The SPY In The Opposite Direction
Today the VIX tested its August 17 low, suggesting the SPY may test its August 17 high. The August 17 high on the SPY comes in near the 2470 range which is also where a gap lies.
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SPY Is Still Testing The Gap And Still On Light Volume
This is option expiration week which normally has a bullish bias and market may hold up this week. The total decline is not expected to exceed 5% but 3% is reachable.
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A Bearish Setup May Develop
Today the SPY closed high than the previous day and the VIX​ closed lower than the previous day suggesting the short term rally may continue another day. A bearish setup may develop if the SPY hits a new high and the VIX makes a higher low.
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VIX Has Been Making Higher Lows
6 months ago

Thank you for the thoughts, So far market thinks #Trump is doing fine.

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Both wkly "Up down Vol. %" and "Advance/Decline %" <0=bearish. Cycle low due later this year. https://t.co/s8xihpcCFw
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"Sign of Strength" though Neckline confirms H&S bottom, target 3.45. Vol. dropping last 2 days pull back first befo… https://t.co/STXL6ZHAib
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Last Friday's volume surge on the SPX suggests short term rally exhaustion. Pull back coming? $SPX $SPX $SPY $QQQ https://t.co/vHAaI1WFHi less
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The Ord Oracle
January 1989 - Present (29 years 1 month)
President
The Ord Oracle
January 1989 - Present (29 years 1 month)

Education

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
BS
1970 / 1973
Mathamatics

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