Tag Archives: Shanghai

A Tale of Two Markets

The Shanghai has turned down this evening after opening up and looks to continue the downtrend.  That is one ugly chart. Meanwhile, the S&P500 looks like it really wants to resolve its wedge formation to the upside.  After a year … Continue reading

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Global Trend Indicators

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Global Trend Indicators

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Hang Seng Confirming

Granted there is still a few hours of trading in Hong Kong but the Hang Seng is confirming the moves in the U.S. and Europe, up 9 percent in just a little less than 1 1/2 trading sessions.  The S&P … Continue reading

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Can the S&P500 Clear the Red Zone?

Some rally!  Almost 70 S&P points or 6.4 percent from yesterday’s low to today’s close.  Makes us feel we’re back in the 1990’s trading Brazilian and Russian defaulted sovereign debt.   So where to now? The next 60 points are … Continue reading

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Week in Review: Mr. October Cometh

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Week in Review: The Realpolitik of Debt

The S&P500 closed Friday near the top of its trading range and just a little more than 1 percent below its  post crash closing high of 1361.22 on the back of some decent earnings — and an Apple blowout — … Continue reading

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Week in Review: Happy Father’s Day!

After another testy week for the global markets the major U.S. equity indices currently sit right at support around their 200-day moving averages.  The NASDAQ pulled down by weakness in Apple and Google closed the week below its 200-day for … Continue reading

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Week in Review: Hamburger Capital Management

The global equity markets continued their poor performance on very low volume.  All the U.S. equity indices were able to capture their 50-day moving average on the low volume end of the week rally.  All, however, made lower highs and … Continue reading

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Risk 2011: Fate of Commodities in China’s Hands

We begin our analysis with a little perspective on how we view the crisis.   The pre-crisis global aggregate demand was primarily driven by an over leveraged U.S. consumer, who was spending “fake wealth” created by a housing bubble financed by … Continue reading

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