With John Hampson

Markets Update

The selling in equities into Tuesday did not wash out indicators, suggesting a lower low should be ahead. Yesterday’s bounce produced a very low put/call reading signalling high complacency. ┬áSource: … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · 50 Comments

Friday Charts

1. Biotech followed through on Friday’s high volume down day with a second one yesterday: Source: Stockcharts 2. Greed and Fear Index has rallied up to extreme greed territory: Source: … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · 30 Comments

Indicator Updates

1. Dow daily candles and Monday’s volume print at high reversal: 2. Nasdaq 100 and breadth divergence: 3. SP500 and defensives outperforming cyclicals: 4. Russell 2000 (my largest short) P/E: … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · 55 Comments

Dow 1929 vs Nikkei 1989 vs Nasdaq 2000 vs Today

Yesterday saw a failed breakout on the SP500 on high volume which suggests exhaustion. The Skew print came in still historically high and the put/call print historically low again, which … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · 55 Comments

Sunday Charts

1. Bearish candles on US stock indices on Friday with volume continuing to be greater on down days versus up days: Source: Stockcharts 2. Put/call ratio finished at extreme low … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · 44 Comments

Friday Morning Update

Yesterday was an up day for bonds, commodities, gold/miners, and equities, i.e. both pro-risk and anti-risk. Confused? Retail sales came in weak, not just for last month, but for the … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · 45 Comments

Chart Updates

1. SP500 – the rally since Thursday has kept both bull and bear cases open: 2. However, volume has been weak on the rally versus the falls – the reverse … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · 30 Comments

Where Are We?

So far in 2014, the SP500 has made a correction similar to those of 2013, and a larger correction remains historically overdue: Source: Charlie Bilello Yesterday’s bullish candle also came … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · 46 Comments

Red Flags Update And More Solar Research

First, the flags: 1. China repo rate has escalated sharply today suggesting another cash crunch may be at hand: Source: Chinamoney 2. Insider selling in the US is now historically … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · 18 Comments

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