The Lights Are On – For Now

Late last week congress avoided a government “shutdown” and passed an extension that pushed a budget decision out a week or so. If you remember, we’ve been through this before a few times over the last few years. Previously it had more drama and volatility in the markets. But now it seems that everyone knows…

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A “Dramatique” Market Open

The overnight futures markets just opened and it was a “dramatique,” open. Of course, I’m using the French word for dramatic, and that seems appropriate as the reaction seems to be primarily a response to the French Presidential election results so far. S&P 500 Future are up over 22 points, about 1% and Gold is…

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This could be it . . . or not

Both the S&P 500 and the DOW are showing very clear patterns, according to Dow Theory, that a correction has begun. This may not be the “Big One” yet, but we have a very high probability of at least a minor pullback before another move up begins. In the video, I walk through the pattern…

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Back to Basics

This week, earnings season kicks off with several big names like; JP Morgan, Wells Fargo, Citigroup and many others reporting earnings. In addition, Janet Yellen, Chair of the Federal Reserve will be speaking and is expected to answer questions about the “unwinding” of the Fed’s ~$4.5 Trillion balance sheet. These factors may bring the market’s…

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Bull or Bear Market? Maybe a “Cub”

I call this a “Cub” market because the evidence is continuing to point to at least a minor pullback continuing. We haven’t seen this clear of a bearish pattern since the election. Is this “The Big One,” the full-on Bear Market? No evidence of that yet, but we are looking at, at least a minor…

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A really interesting price pattern

A really interesting price pattern The major indexes; Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all have a pretty interesting price pattern showing a high probability of at least a modest pullback forming. In the video, I illustrate this and explain what to look for in the short term. Gold still showing strength and I am expecting…

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Watching and Waiting

Well, the Fed announced the expected interest rates hikes last week. No surprises in what they said. The market had a feeble rally and then went flat at the end of the week. It looks like everyone is “watching and waiting” for something, although no one is sure what that is. This coming week is…

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All Eyes on The Fed

The FOMC meeting announcement on Wednesday, 3/15/17 is the big deal for the upcoming week. See the video for details and my analysis of the current charts.   Thanks, Dean Jenkins Follow Me Trades LLC Work: (360) 464-1083 dean@followmetrades.com

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This Is Not Your Father’s Stock Market Rally

As strong as this Bull Market has been, there are some interesting differences between what we are seeing now and what happened during the Dot Com Bubble of the late 1990’s. The key difference is that the market fundamentals were actually better back then, much better! I remember many commentators during the Dot Com Rally…

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Real News!

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high for the 11th straight session last Friday. That is the longest streak since 1987 and that is Real News. Of course, I’m poking a bit of fun at the current dialog about Real vs. Fake news, but this is real! The US Indexes are continuing…

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