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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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A Monthly and Weekly Look at RIMM after Earnings Miss

A Monthly and Weekly Look at RIMM after Earnings Miss

Courtesy of Corey at Afraid to Trade

With Research in Motion (RIMM) falling over 15% intraday after Thursday’s “earnings miss,” I thought it would be a good idea to step back the timeframe and take a look at the larger picture – mainly the Monthly and Weekly chart structure.

RIMM Large-Scale Monthly View:

RIMM

A quick look shows us that price is recovering/retracing the large down-move that occurred in 2008.  Price has retraced just shy of 50% of the 2008 peak to the 2009 lows – in Fibonacci terms, the 50% retracement often serves as some type of overhead resistance, which is what seems to be occurring currently.

I’m also showing volume comparisons along with price to see whether or not volume rise with price (confirmation) or whether volume fell with rising price (non-confirmation).  Volume confirmed the price rise in 2003-2004 and then also from 2006-late 2007.

Like the broader market rally, RIMM’s price doubling from $40 to $80 has been met with a negative volume divergence all the way up – a glaring non-confirmation.

However, a volume NON-Confirmation formed on the absolute price highs into mid-2008… along with a negative momentum divergence as well.  A bearish engulfing candle formed at the highs and then the large cascade lower began.

I can’t help but notice how similar the price chart of RIMM Monthly is to crude oil.

I’ve labeled a potential Elliott Wave Count, which shows us potentially ending a “B” Wave up which hints that another leg down could be the expected course.

The alternate count would place the “ABC” corrective wave ending at the 2009 lows and that the rally up has been part of a new first wave, with an expected pullback Wave 2 ahead (or currently).  Elliott is just one tool to classify price structure.

From a moving average standpoint, we’d need to see price remain above the 50 month EMA (at $61) to expect any hope of higher prices.  A break beneath $60 would likely be a sell-trigger and confirm the assumption that lower prices were ahead – watch that level closely going forward – it is the line in the sand.

Now, on to RIMM Weekly:

RIMM

Without going too deeply into the weekly chart, we see that price has retraced to the 50% Fibonacci line drawn from the August 2008 highs. …
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Zero Hedge

Rabobank: Is It Possible The Fed Is So Stupid It Doesn't Understand What It Is Doing

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By Michael Every of Rabobank

Warning: May contain crisis

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The Martian

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I often write about platforms (iOS, Amazon Marketplace, etc.) as they are a source of value creation and power. The platform of unprecedented wealth creation is the free market of capitalism. The global adoption of markets has corresponded with the greatest expansion of prosperity in human history. But similar to tech platforms, free markets are neither naturally occurring nor immune to collapse. The “free” market can fail.

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NFTs are much bigger than an art fad - here's how they could change the world

 

NFTs are much bigger than an art fad – here's how they could change the world

Homes fit for zeroes (and ones). Julien Tromeur

Courtesy of James Bowden, University of Strathclyde and Edward Thomas Jones, Bangor University

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India COVID crisis: four reasons it will derail the world economy

 

India COVID crisis: four reasons it will derail the world economy

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Courtesy of Uma S Kambhampati, University of Reading

The second wave of the pandemic has struck India with a devastating impact. With over 300,000 new cases and 3,000 deaths across the country each day at present, the total number of deaths has just passed the 200,000 mark – that’s about one in 16 of all COVID deaths across the world....



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Yellen can not stop the dollar decline

Courtesy of Read the Ticker

Printing money results in a lower currency, so long as the currency does not fall too fast.

Previous Post: US Dollar Forecast - Weakness

Here are the very strong fundamentals for a lower US dollar: 

(a) US inflation exploding.
(b) Massive US twin deficits.
(c) Better conditions in Europe.

However French election worries in 2022 Q1 and Q2 may provide US dollar strength (via European weakness) after Christmas, but this strength may come after a low in the DXY near $84.  

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Politics

If China's middle class continues to thrive and grow, what will it mean for the rest of the world?

 

If China's middle class continues to thrive and grow, what will it mean for the rest of the world?

Over the past few decades, hundreds of millions of Chinese citizens have become part of the middle class. AP Photo/Ng Han Guan

Courtesy of Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, Rochester Institute of Technology

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Managing Investments As A Charity Or Nonprofit

By Anna Peel. Originally published at ValueWalk.

Maintaining financial viability is a constant challenge for charities and nonprofit organizations.

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The past year has underscored that challenge. The pandemic has not just affected investment returns – it’s also had serious implications for charitable activities and the ability to fundraise. For some organizations, it’s even raised doubts about whether they can continue to operate.

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Kimble Charting Solutions

Will Historic Selloff In Treasury Bonds Turn Into Opportunity?

Courtesy of Chris Kimble

Long-dated treasury bonds have been crushed over the past year, sending ETFs like TLT (20+ Year US Treasury Bond ETF) spiraling over 20%.

Improving economy? Inflation concerns? Perhaps a combination of both… interest rates have risen sharply and thus bond prices have fallen in historic fashion.

Today’s chart looks at $TLT over the past 20 years. As you can see, the recent decline has truly been historic. $TLT’s price has swung from historically overbought highs to oversold lows.

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Suez Canal: Critical Waterway Comes to a Halt

 

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Courtesy of Marcus Lu, Visual Capitalist

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Is it real or is something else going on? Like a restriction in the numbers of tests, or simply the inability to test enough, or are some people simply giving up on getting tested? Because as we all know from our dear leader, the less testing, the less...



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Insider Scoop

Economic Data Scheduled For Friday

Courtesy of Benzinga

  • Data on nonfarm payrolls and unemployment rate for March will be released at 8:30 a.m. ET.
  • US Services Purchasing Managers' Index for March is scheduled for release at 9:45 a.m. ET.
  • The ISM's non-manufacturing index for March will be released at 10:00 a.m. ET.
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