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SP Weekly Chart Updated

SP Weekly Chart Updated

ponzi schemeCourtesy of Jesse’s Café Américain

Here is the chart we have been keeping through this decline and now into the bounce.

The bounce will end when it ends. It is a ‘false flag’ intended to spark a recovery in confidence and the economy. It is fueled by an enormous infusion of liquidity by the Treasury and Federal Reserve into a few favored banks, who are making the bulk of their newly found profits by trading.

The rally cannot be sustained without continuous printing of money. The difficulty with this tried and true monetary approach which has lifted the economy out of the last two bubble breaks is that the financial sector is closer to the heart of the credit bubble than tech or housing, which were just vehicles for the Ponzi scheme.

And the largesse is not being distributed evenly, as relative outsiders like Ken Lewis are finding out. "Not all animals are equal." And not all the pigs have purchased premier positions at the trough.

So, when will it end? On the charts, the area between 1060 and 1100 is likely, since it is in the area of a valid and confirmed neckline. But given the strength with which the SP has penetrated the prior resistance, one has to approach any forecast of an end to a rally like this with fear and trembling, and a generous portion of caution.

Still, our point is not to make a killing for the punters, but rather to help to illuminate the perfidy at the heart of the US financial system. It is truly amazing at how brazen it has become, especially under their token reformer.

The comments on this chart are those that had already been there. All that has been done is to update the chart from July, and to clean it up a bit for readability.

SP 500 Weekly

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Daily S&P500 analysis using Ichimoku charts for August 18th 2009

Daily S&P500 analysis using Ichimoku charts for August 18th 2009

Courtesy of Larry at Ichimoku Charts 
 

 


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Large Scale Monthly Elliott Wave Chart of SP500

Large Scale Monthly Elliott Wave Chart of SP500

Courtesy of Corey at Afraid to Trade

Per multiple reader request, I’m providing the “bigger picture” backdrop against which to classify past and possibly future price structure in the S&P 500.  Let’s take a look at one of the most mainstream Elliott Wave counts and projections on the S&P 500 Index (monthly).

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Many Elliotticians agree that we completed a large-scale Third Wave into the 2000 highs and that we are now in a 10-year Fourth Wave correction phase that began off the 2000 highs.

This Fourth Wave will (has) subdivide into a three-wave corrective phase as all fourth waves do.  Wave A was the move from 2000 – 2002; Wave B up was the bull market from 2003 – 2007.  We are now structurally in Wave C down.

To step it into more detail, Wave C subdivides into a Five-Wave sub-structure (fractal). We have already moved four waves of that expected five wave structure.

Technically, the entire move from 2000 to present has been an “Expanded Flat” where Wave B made a nominal high and Wave C is expected (has already) made a new low beneath the “A” Wave.

That is the historical count in which we trade and invest currently.  Wave C is much, much closer to its end than its beginning, but many Elliotticians agree that we have one more wave to the downside to finish-out the C wave before putting in a bottom and rallying off these levels – perhaps as low as 550 on the S&P 500 (an exact discussion on targeting is beyond the scope of this post).

With that being said, the rally from the March 2009 lows to present (if not even the November 2008 lows) has been a fractal Primary 4th Wave rally that targeted the 1,000 index level.

It now appears this rally is also coming to an end… if not has already ended already.

Whether or not we pop higher from here to challenge the 1,000 level, the future Elliott Wave pathway seems to call for one more swing down to test – at a minimum – the 666 lows from March (which would be a 5th wave truncation).  I get the sense that most seem to believe we will be breaking these lows.

Any Elliott Wave posts I do will be based on this…
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Courtesy of John Mauldin, Thoughts from the Frontline

When Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington at Yorktown in 1781, tradition has it that the British band played an old English children’s folk tune, “The World Turned Upside Down.”


Painting by John Trumbull

If buttercups buzz’d after the bee,
If boats were on land, churches on sea,
If ponies rode men and if grass ate the cows,
And cats should be chased into holes by the mouse,
If the mamas sold their babies
To the gypsies for half a crown;
If summer were spring and the other way ‘round,
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Coronavirus stimulus checks: Senate Republicans hint openness to working with Biden

By Aman Jain. Originally published at ValueWalk.

Republicans and Democrats have been unable to reach a consensus on the next stimulus package so far. Efforts by the White House to broker a deal haven’t resulted in success either. Thus, it looks unlikely that there will be any stimulus package before the November election. Similar signs are also being given by Senate Republicans, who are now hinting that they are open to striking a relief deal on coronavirus stimulus checks and other benefits with Joe Biden if he wins the presidential election in November.

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Can Trump and McConnell get through the 4 steps to seat a Supreme Court justice in just 6 weeks?

 

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A political battle is shaping up over the confirmation of the next Supreme Court Justice. Jose Luis Magana / AFP/Getty Images

By Caren Morrison, Georgia State University

United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Sept. 18, thrusting the acrimonious struggle for control of the Supreme Court into public view.

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The Possible Limits Of China-Russia Cooperation

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Authored by Lawrence Franklin via The Gatestone Institute,

China and Russia's coordinated policies in foreign affairs and economic endeavors belie deep-seated fissures that might well prevent their current period of cooperation from evolving into a sustained alliance.

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Stocks are not done yet - Update

Courtesy of Read the Ticker

There are a few times in history when a third party said this US paper (stocks, funds or bonds) is worthless.

Here is two.

1) 1965 Nixon Shock - The French said to US we do not want your paper dollars please pay us in gold. This of course led to the US going off the gold standard.

2) 2007 Bear Stern Fund Collapse - Investors said their funds collateral was worth much less than stated. This of course was the beginning of the great america housing bust of 2008.


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Gold Breakout Triggers Buy Signal, Is $3000 Next Target?

Courtesy of Chris Kimble

90-days ago this cup & handle pattern was discussed on See It Market when Gold was trading at 1717.

Fast-forward to today and Gold is up 15 percent. So it’s time for an update!

As we pointed out 90-days ago, the initial price magnet for the rally was the 261.8 Fibonacci extension that marked the 2011 high at (1).

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By Luke Montrose, Boise State University

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Cryptocurrencies Rarely Used To Launder Money, Fiat Preferred

Courtesy of ZeroHedge View original post here.

Authored by Shaurya Malwa via Decrypt.io,

Traditional channels continue to dominate the estimated $2 trillion global money laundering racket instead of cryptocurrencies, a report says.

In brief
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Adaptive Fibonacci Price Modeling System Suggests Market Peak May Be Near

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This type of a structural market shift indicates a move away from speculation and towards Blue Chip returns. It suggests traders and investors are expecting the US consumer to come back strong (or at least hold up the market at...



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Texas, Florida, Arizona, Georgia - The Branch COVIDIANS Are Still Burning Down the House

 

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