Value Remains In Flight

Value Remains In Flight

Last Tuesday, I penned a post for clients entitled, Violent Rotation. It was to highlight a trading theme I spied for the coming week to support my market timing calls to trade long ‘value’ plays – those highly-shorted, ‘high risk, bad-balance...

Fed’s Precautionary Measures Equate To A Coming Crisis

The stock market has a 100% success rate of getting what it predicts from the Fed.  But while it is easier to trust the market’s predictive powers, the Fed’s own forward guidance leaves much to be desired. As a reminder, the FOMC’s summary of economic projections in...
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How to display blog as complete newsletter in email not clickable abstract?

Market Thoughts: Can Fed Cuts Save US From Economic Recession? by Samantha LaDuc | Oct 2, 2019 | Daily Weather Report, Fishing Lessons, Market Thoughts I couldn’t make my Market Timing Calls for Clients without the Intermarket Analysis work that I do – which is beyond the Macro, Fundamental, Sentiment and Technical Analysis I provide. Here’s a cute-ish play-by-play on why and […]

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Internmarket Chart Attack: Market Bullish Into FOMC

Internmarket Chart Attack: Market Bullish Into FOMC

Here are charts I showed in my live trading room. I am not convicted with this market call but I am making it nonetheless. The following charts I can interpret as bullish leading into FOMC September  17th. SPX is more bullish when/if MACD crosses above 0 line. Ditto: NASI > 0 = Bullish Hedge funds […]

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Market Thoughts: Lowest Volume Day of the Year on SPY

Market Thoughts: Lowest Volume Day of the Year on SPY

Market Thoughts Today witnessed The Lowest Volume Day of the Year on $SPY. With that, there is not a lot of breakout conviction and given the Debt Ceiling Showdown – as talked about earlier in week in detail – it’s probable the market starts to...
Market Thoughts: “Crosscurrents”

Market Thoughts: “Crosscurrents”

Market Thoughts In a prepared statement, Fed Chair Jerome Powell signaled a rate cut citing “crosscurrents” that are weighing on the economy. Initially, dollar dumped and acted as a catalyst for S&P futures to shoot up. The bullish statement is the salve markets...
Market Thoughts: Rate Cuts and Dollar Devaluation

Market Thoughts: Rate Cuts and Dollar Devaluation

Market Thoughts The US 10-year yield is chugging higher while the S&P drips lower to its 8D support – with Powell’s speech released 90 mins before the open Wednesday (i.e. 8:30 Eastern). USD bulls will argue that any rate cut would be “one and...
My Benzinga Presentation June 20 in NYC

My Benzinga Presentation June 20 in NYC

After FIVE FULL days in NYC, I am back home and back to my trading desk. My feet+wallet hurt in equal proportions as I secured an Apartment for my daughter’s internship on Wednesday and spent the Weekend walking, drinking and dining with my girlfriend who flew in from...
The Divergence of USD to Treasury Yields is Dangerous

The Divergence of USD to Treasury Yields is Dangerous

In lieu of a big market sell off on global economic growth slowdown and trade jitters, the market seems to still be expecting the “Art of the Deal” from Trump on China and/or the Fed cutting 75 basis points worth this year – which ever comes first....