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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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Kimble Charting Solutions

Are the S&P 500 Index and Crude Oil Peaking Together Again?

Courtesy of Chris Kimble

The price of crude oil has been an important indicator of the economy for quite some time. When oil is in demand and performing well, the economy likely is. And when oil is not performing well, the economy likely isn’t either.

Taking this one step further, it’s easy to see how crude oil can be a solid indicator of the stock market as well.

Often times, investors receive a bearish or bullish message from this relationship. In today’s chart 2-pack, we illustrate how the relationship between the S&P 500 Index and the ...



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Ransomware can interfere with elections and fuel disinformation - basic cybersecurity precautions are key to minimizing the damage

 

Ransomware can interfere with elections and fuel disinformation – basic cybersecurity precautions are key to minimizing the damage

Ransomware attacks often strike local government computer systems, which poses a challenge for protecting elections. PRImageFactory/iStock via Getty Images

Courtesy of Richard Forno, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Government computer systems in Hall County, Georgia, including a voter signature database, were ...



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Zero Hedge

In Unprecedented Cost-Cutting, Exxon Is Firing 15% Of Its Workers To Keep Dividend

Courtesy of ZeroHedge View original post here.

It may sound unbelievable that just seven years ago Exxon was the world's largest company.

Of course, all that changed with the advent of the FAAMGs and the Fed blowing the biggest tech bubble in history which together with the plunge in the price of oil, meant the market cap of Exxon has tumbled to just $136BN, below that of Zoom. Yes, we have gotten to the point in the bubble where a video chat with no barriers to entry, zero infrastructure and barely any profit is more val...



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ValueWalk

Donald Trump Is Headed For Another Shocking Victory: How To Position Your Portfolio For This "Obvious" Outcome

By David Pinsen. Originally published at ValueWalk.

I predict President Trump will win re-election with 312 electoral votes. Here I’ll show how I came up with that prediction, and how you can bet on it (or against it). I’ll also show how you can protect your portfolio against the risk of a disputed election.

Electoral Vote Prediction: 312-226 Obvious In Hindsight

The author’s election prediction. 

The winner of the 2016 Presidential election will seem obvious in hindsight. If former Vice President Joe Biden wins, that will be consistent with the polls.

The RealClearPolitics National Polling Average

However, pollster Robert Cahaly of the Trafalgar Group argues that many ...



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Biotech/COVID-19

Achieving COVID-19 herd immunity through infection is dangerous, deadly and might not even work

 

Achieving COVID-19 herd immunity through infection is dangerous, deadly and might not even work

Under relaxed public health restrictions, deaths will spike far before herd immunity is achieved. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan

Courtesy of Steven Albert, University of Pittsburgh

White House advisers have made the case recently for a “natural” approach to herd immunity as a way to reduce the need for ...



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Politics

How to track your mail-in ballot

 

How to track your mail-in ballot

Make sure you know when your ballot is arriving, and whether it’s been accepted for counting back at your election office. erhui1979/DigitalVision Vectors via Getty Images

Courtesy of Steven Mulroy, University of Memphis

Many voters who want to participate in the election by mail are concerned about when they’ll receive their ballot – and whether it will get back in time to be counted.

The pandemic has caused interest in ...



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Digital Currencies

Bitcoin: the UK and US are clamping down on crypto trading - here's why it's not yet a big deal

 

Bitcoin: the UK and US are clamping down on crypto trading – here's why it's not yet a big deal

Where there’s a bit there’s a writ. Novikov Aleksey

Courtesy of Gavin Brown, University of Liverpool

The sale and promotion of derivatives of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to amateur investors is being banned in the UK by the financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). It is a...



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Mapping The Market

COVID-19 Forces More Than Half of Asset Management Firms to Accelerate Adoption of Digital Marketing Technology

By Jacob Wolinsky. Originally published at ValueWalk.

There is no doubt that the use of technology to support client engagement initiatives brings both opportunities and threats but this has been brought into sharp focus this year with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The crisis has brought to the fore the need for firms to enable flexibility in client engagement – the expectation that providers will communicate to clients on their terms, at their speed and frequency and on their preferred channels, is now a given. This is even more critical when clients are experiencing unparalleled anxiety from both market conditions and their own personal circumstances.

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The Technical Traders

Adaptive Fibonacci Price Modeling System Suggests Market Peak May Be Near

Courtesy of Technical Traders

Our Adaptive Fibonacci Price Modeling system is suggesting a moderate price peak may be already setting up in the NASDAQ while the Dow Jones, S&P500, and Transportation Index continue to rally beyond the projected Fibonacci Price Expansion Levels.  This indicates that capital may be shifting away from the already lofty Technology sector and into Basic Materials, Financials, Energy, Consumer Staples, Utilities, as well as other sectors.

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

 

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

Courtesy of Lee Adler, WallStreetExaminer 

The numbers of new cases in some of the hardest hit COVID19 states have started to plateau, or even decline, over the past few days. A few pundits have noted it and concluded that it was a hopeful sign. 

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

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  • 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.
  • The Baker Hughes North American rig count report for the latest week is scheduled for release at 1:00 p.m. ET.
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