A reversal in equities at the right time, right place. The closes on the Dow peaked at Friday’s full moon suggesting an inversion may well have occurred. A big up day yesterday for commodities, including 10% gains in natural gas and coffee. US economic surprises slipped below zero as data once again disappointed, and rising input prices (commodities) are, in line with history, threatening to tip an already weakening economy over as 2014 progresses. A significant geomagnetic storm played out yesterday, with another one in progress at the time of writing, and the timing of these disturbances is notable.
I believe yesterday will turn out to be the spot for optimal maximum short equities. Maybe you disagree with the timing, but if you have been a reader of my posts for the last couple of months then you will know I am acting on a multi-angled, multi-layered case. Maybe you disagree with being short at all, but having done a little tally I have published about 50 different indicators since the turn of the year which all individually suggest a shorting opportunity in equities is at hand (either for multi-week, multi-month or multi-year gains), and collectively produce something compelling. Whilst it would be unwise to rely on any one indicator as anomalies can and do occur, I feel pretty confident with fifty. If my specific timing of the optimal shorting point turns out wrong, then that aggregate of indicators calls for that spot being near both in time and price. Until disproven I have now two specific calls: (1) Stock market topped 31 Dec 2013 (Dow, SP500 (double top) and Nikkei) and (2) Optimal shorting opportunity (peak of the second chance) was 19 Feb 2014. A reminder: I am not an advisory service and I am short equities, long commodities.
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