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Entries from April 2012

The Loudness of Gold

April 30th, 2012 · No Comments

We keep paying attention to what gold is telling us. And gold keeps turning up the volume on the message.

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Tags: Bonds · Crude Oil · General Market Commentary · S&P 500 · Silver

Up Into Resistance

April 29th, 2012 · No Comments

That seems to be the theme in a number of markets this week – short-term uptrends moving into longer-term price resistance.  

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Tags: Bonds · Crude Oil · Euro · General Market Commentary · Gold · S&P 500 · Silver

Gold Again

April 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Gold continues to be the most interesting market I follow.

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Tags: Bonds · Crude Oil · Euro · General Market Commentary · Gold · S&P 500 · Silver

About That Money Pump

April 25th, 2012 · No Comments

I am increasingly convinced that the monetary efforts of the central banks are overriding the natural cycles and whatever other forces normally determine the course of financial market prices. My own proxy for this central bank “money pump” is  a smoothed sum of the FED’s balance sheet and 20% of the ECB’s balance sheet converted […]

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Tags: Editorial · General Market Commentary · Market Internals · S&P 500

Waiting for a Trend

April 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Most markets have fallen asleep within small trading ranges.

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Tags: Bonds · Crude Oil · General Market Commentary · Gold · S&P 500 · Silver

Latest Case Shiller Index

April 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Here are the Case Shiller housing index chart and table, through February 2012.   click chart to enlarge

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Tags: Real Estate

Watch & Wait

April 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

Many markets are pinned between support and resistance here. It’s watch and wait until prices break one way or the other.

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Tags: Bonds · Crude Oil · Euro · General Market Commentary · Gold · S&P 500 · Silver

Whither?

April 18th, 2012 · No Comments

The eMinis are within a range of 1360-1390.  Which direction with they break?  

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Tags: Bonds · Crude Oil · Euro · General Market Commentary · Gold · S&P 500 · Silver