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Stocks Choppy As Payroll Impact Sets the Tone for September

Like Bonds, US stocks have continued to forge a pattern of lower highs. Economic uncertainty remains in place because of looming US payrolls but more specifically because of the uncertainty and anti-business track of the EU. Talk that Apple will repatriate significant capital in 2017 might be joined by other companies pulling back money especially […]

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Next Weeks Economic Focus – 2013.03.03

The Continuous Commodity Index recently fell to its lowest level since August 15, 2012. While the brunt of that slide was due to fear of a premature ending to US quantitative easing, the soaring US Dollar provided added the selling pressure. Some traders suggested that many commodities were also weakened by the fears that another […]

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Performance of an Agricultural ETF vs. Corn

This post stems from fellow traders on Twitter today that mentioned how poorly the PowerShares DB Agriculture Commodity Fund had been acting as of late. As you can see, the ETF has fallen out of bed so we thought we’d take it step further and compare the funds performance to that of corn. There is no need for any […]

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S&P 500 Poised for Correction?

Recent price action in the March S&P 500 shows a market that is priced for perfection. This week’s drive into new contract high of 1505.90 satisfied an upside swing objective drawn from the November 16th low of 1336.50, which came in at 1505.10. Additionally, the 8.9% rally from the December low to this week’s contract […]

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