S&P 500 needs help from broader market participation

This week SPX closed at all time highs and it broke above it’s 3 months trading range. New all time highs is a characteristic we see in bull trends. Now the question is, can we see this move to be extended or rejected. In this post I would like to show you constructive signs based on DJTA, equally weighted SPX and XLF ETF. Read More

Brazil’s plunge and what can we learn from it?

This week I would like to write about Brazil and it’s stock market. Most of you are probably aware, that the market opened with a nasty gap down of around -17% on Thursday the 18th of May. I was long EWZ, Brazilian ETF and of course I was down on this position that day. I decided to close my position with no hesitation. Let me write about this position and what can one learn from it.  Read More

Buy platinum and sell palladium?

I will start with posting my two tweets this Sunday.

So what is current positioning in these two precious metals and why should be care? Read More

Eurodollars & emerging markets to rip higher?

Mentioned products: ED, SPX, EEM, EWZ, EXY,

This weekly overview I’d like to dedicate to Eurodollar bond futures and emerging markets. Few weeks ago I wrote that bonds could move higher (the opposite is true for rates); at that time I wrote about TLT ETF which is probably one of the most general bond products.  Read More

Can Le Pen win & could European equities start outperforming?

Mentioned products: SPX, EuroStoxx, DAX30, CAC40, IBEX35, MIB40, GREK, EURGBP

I would like to dedicate this week’s weekly overview to Europe and French election because it’s quite important event for global political and economic situation and therefore for financial markets as well.

My question this week is, can Le Pen win and what are markets telling us? Read More

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