SIM Article: Foreign Trade Is THE Canary In The Coal Mine

SIM Article: Foreign Trade Is THE Canary In The Coal Mine

See It Market published my article on February 24th: Foreign Trade Is THE Canary In The Coal Mine     Friendly Sidebar: It’s easy to subscribe to my Free Fishing Stories/Blog. You are also invited to Come Fish With Me! Thanks for reading and Happy Trading, Samantha...
Anatomy of a Trade: Yen Short (FXY GLD GDX TLT)

Anatomy of a Trade: Yen Short (FXY GLD GDX TLT)

Much attention of late has been focused, with good reason, on rising yields, falling bond prices and the collapse in the Japanese Yen and Gold. So many assets are correlated that as a strategic technical analyst I look for macro themes to show themselves in...
S&P Bulls and Bond Bears Pin Hopes to 1946

S&P Bulls and Bond Bears Pin Hopes to 1946

Higher Rates Can Be Bullish Interest rates follow very long term cycles. Above highlights a 35 year (1946-1981) bond market, but unlike our most recent 35 year (1981-2016) bond market, they were in a rising rate environment (for more than a blip on a chart). From a...
Bond Weary

Bond Weary

S&P Bulls and Bond Bears Pin Hopes to 1946 Interest rates follow very long term cycles. Above highlights a 35 year (1946-1981) bond market–but unlike our most recent 35 year (1981-2016) bond market, they were in a rising rate environment (for more than a...
Election Results? #BTD or #NotDoneYet

Election Results? #BTD or #NotDoneYet

An election–whether waiting on the results or dealing with the aftermath–can make anyone feel afloat in a paper boat on choppy water, small umbrella to protect from the swelling wave. A lot is at stake–both for our nation and for our market. I would...
Pre-Election Results: Oversold Support But Not Really

Pre-Election Results: Oversold Support But Not Really

The entire world awaits the results of the U.S. Presidential Election. Unprecedented angst and uncertainty. And risk. As of Nov 5th, SPX was pricing in a 68% chance for a 33 point move by Nov 9th, the day after the election. That’s a ~$66 expected move in either...