Category Archives: Indices

Market Outlook: What Was Once Solid Support Is Now Formidable Resistance

In December the major market indices dropped sharply and broke below areas of former support on their weekly charts. These zones had provided strong support in February and April last year, and later in November. As we know when a support level fails and price breaks down, the support level reverses roles and becomes resistance.… Read More »

Let The Amazon Chart Be Your Market Guide Over The Short Term

Wednesday’s broad based rally formed “morningstar” patterns on a large number of daily charts. The morningstar is a three-day formation that consists of a large down-day candle, followed by a narrow opening and closing range “doji” candle, and completed by a large up-day candle. It is considered a reversal pattern and represents a transition in… Read More »

Short High Yield Corporate Debt With This ETF

Total corporate debt is estimated to be around nine trillion dollars. There is increasing concern over how companies will manage this load as credit spreads widen. At some point in time, rising interest rates will slow economic activity and the credit cycle will turn. Corporate profits will decline and some companies will see their investment… Read More »