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Quiet Markets Come With A Message

And the message is "You never sell a quiet market". That is one of those old market adages that has been around forever and for a reason. We'll see what that reason is after Labor day.

The dog days of summer are dragging on as we come to the final five trading days of August. Besides the Italian earthquake a real tragedy, not a lot happened overnight in the markets. This brings me back to quiet markets which we now have, and it appears that they are just biding their time before something happens to get them moving again.

MarketClub's Mid-day Market Report

Indices: All three of the major indices have all of their Trade Triangles in a positive green mode indicating that a strong trend is still in place for each index. Even though each of these indices has been quiet, it does not change their positive long-term trend. I continue to see this group of markets moving higher. [Continue reading]

Let's Read The Coffee Grounds To Understand Gold

Sometimes we find a revelation in different things or places. Extending the range of our focus is quite helpful. From time to time I watch stock charts to find some interesting setups and to let my eyesight get a refreshing break from commodities and … [Continue reading]

Same Old, Same Old From The Fed

If we’re to believe the financial press, there is at least a 50-50 chance the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its next meeting on September 20-21. I’ll believe it when it actually happens – but not a minute before then. The Wall … [Continue reading]

Just 10 More Trading Days

Hello MarketClub members everywhere. It would appear as though the markets have gone to sleep or have been mesmerized by the summer Olympic Games. I believe going to come to an end in just 10 more days as we officially say goodbye to summer. After … [Continue reading]

Silver Miners Could Have Made You A Fortune

At the start of this month, I shared with you the comparative dynamics of gold and gold stocks. I joked that the commodities traders could only envy the stock investors as the results of gold purchase were laughable compared to investing in stocks. … [Continue reading]

The 5 Fatal Flaws of Trading

By: Elliott Wave International Close to ninety percent of all traders lose money. The remaining ten percent somehow manage to either break even or even turn a profit -- and more importantly, do it consistently. How do they do that? That's an … [Continue reading]

Weekly Futures Recap With Mike Seery

We've asked Michael Seery of SEERYFUTURES.COM to give our INO readers a weekly recap of the Futures market. He has been Senior Analyst for close to 15 years and has extensive knowledge of all of the commodity and option markets. Michael frequently … [Continue reading]

And The Big Winner This Week Is

Hello MarketClub members everywhere. It's Friday and the big winner for the week is Crude Oil which is up 8.34% for the week and in turn my recommendation to buy Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE:KMI). Looking at the major indices here are the … [Continue reading]

The Presidential Nominees Are Set

The political lines have been drawn, it’s Clinton verses Trump. I written several pieces evaluating the massive sell-offs in the biotech sector. Utilizing the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NASDAQ:IBB) as a proxy, I proposed a loose correlation … [Continue reading]

BoE Easing Will Be Short-Lived

The UK economy is sending mixed signals of resilient performance and negative sentiment. The latest PMI readings, both in services and manufacturing, plunged below 50, signaling a contraction. Consumer confidence took a nosedive to -12 in July from a … [Continue reading]

3 ETF's Every Investor Should Consider Owning

Every investor, no matter age, investing experience or portfolio balance should consider putting a large amount of their investable assets in one of these exchange traded funds. For the majority of investors, the time and energy required to pick … [Continue reading]

Get Ready For The Mid Week Move

Hello MarketClub members everywhere. We have arrived the middle of the trading week. I've always looked at Wednesday’s as a day to reassess your positions after the trading action on Monday and Tuesday. Do you want to stay or exit those positions … [Continue reading]

OPEC Oil Export Revenues Lowest Since 2003

But No Agreement To Cut Production Likely OPEC President, H.E. Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Qatar's Minister of Energy and Industry, issued a press release August 8th announcing that an informal meeting of OPEC member countries would take place … [Continue reading]

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