Hello MarketClub members everywhere. It's estimated that there will be up to 100 million people watching tonight's debate. Never before have there been that many people so involved and so intrigued by a political debate. Never before has the country been so divided in so many ways.
Tonight's debate is going to be historic in the sense that we have never seen two more famous or infamous people depending on your viewpoint duke it out for 90 minutes in prime time. The question is, how are the debates going to affect the markets? That is a question that cannot be answered with any logic. What I do know is that the Trade Triangles will catch any nuances that come out of the debates.
Last week painted a pretty positive picture for most of the markets. Based on the close of business on Friday here are the net percentage changes for the week. Continue reading "Will Tonight's Debate Move The Markets?"
Hello MarketClub members everywhere! I've just returned from a short mini break over Christmas and New Year's to see the market crashing down this morning. This should come as no surprise to anyone as I have been talking about the negative chart implications that we were seeing in the major indices last year.
As far back as November 16th I warned that a weekly Trade Triangle had given a signal to move to the sidelines in the DOW index. That same Trade Triangle signal was followed a short while later in both the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ. The rocky start to the New Year should have come as no surprise to MarketClub members.
Concern over China along with a weak equity market here in the US was enough to push Gold (FOREX:XAUUSDO) to its best levels in some time and in doing so gave an important Trade Triangle buy signal. The Trade Triangle buy signal occurred on Tuesday, January 5th at $1,081.55. This is the first buy signal in gold in approximately three months and I believe it is one you should pay close attention to. My upside target for gold is the $1,130 to $1,140 area. Continue reading "Is Apple About To Break $100?"