With John Hampson


With my current illness, then Xmas and NY, and what looks like a bounce/pause in the declines off that breadth capitulation, I’m going to take a break from what’s been … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · 357 Comments

State Of The Markets

It’s been a while, so here’s how things now stand. 1. The topping process kicked off at the turn of the year with a gradual shift to defensives, as represented here … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 · 377 Comments


Oil plunging. High yield dropping. New all-time lows for bond yields in many European counties and Japan. Gold and silver major reversal. Apple large down day. Crazy spike in Rydex allocations. … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · 964 Comments

Price Anomaly

The 2 days either side of Thanksgiving are typically bullish so there are reasonable odds November ends as an up month, which would negate the October monthly hanging man candle. … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · 338 Comments

Perspective Again

Take a step back and the topping process since the start of July can be seen in RSI, money flow and MACD divergences: Source: Stockcharts The same divergence processes in … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · 95 Comments

Friday Blow-Off Top?

Was Friday a blow-off top? It was a higher volume reversal/exhaustion/black-bar candle with similarities to previous peaks. Source: Stockcharts It occurred with a super-spike in allocations. And it occurred at … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · 178 Comments

Bear Market Bottom

Are we at a bear market bottom in equities? Take a look: 1. Cash holdings of fund managers like the major stocks lows. Source: U Karlewitz 2. Short Interest like the major … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · 427 Comments

Weekend Update

A doji on the SP500 on Friday, making for a week of sideways range. But there is one index still not slowing down, the Nasdaq 100. Apple and Microsoft are … Continue reading

November 15, 2014 · 370 Comments

A Topping Candle

Yesterday produced a topping candle in US stock indices, but was it the topping candle? The SP500 closed with a marginal 0.04% gain but advance-decline volume was 1:2 (Urban Camel). … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · 115 Comments

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