Most of us are familiar with QE but what is QT? When the Fed reduces its balance sheet it is known as quantitative tightening, the flipside of quantitative easing. The US Federal Reserve at its December FOMC put the world on notice that tighter financial conditions are ahead. What does it mean? The possible Bifurcations would make Mandelbrot wince. Firstly, the bond market has a lot more work as the task of financing governments gets more difficult without central banks … Continue reading “What You Need Know About Quantitative Tightening QT Bifurcations Explained”
We go through “That Apple Trade”. Apple has gone from $150 to $180 in very quick time. $AAPL is just 2% shy of a $3 trillion company with 30% in a matter of weeks. The trade had set up perfectly, a perfect storm of both the KnovaWave methodology and the crowd psychology buttons coupled with our Option Delta and Gamma levels around key targets. We walk through the different aspects of this trade in this week’s podcast. Enjoy commentary from … Continue reading “Analyzing Apple’s Ascent To All-Time Highs”
A quick live recap of how the S&P 500 reacted after the US CPI report, the correction in clinical fashion to major support in a textbook ABC. With both crowd psychology, technical analysis reviewed with possible outcomes into the afternoon. The S&P and Apple would go on to hit all time highs by the close. Enjoy live commentary from Our Trading Room at youtube as the day wraps up – feel free to like and share Largest Increase in US … Continue reading “S&P 500 Futures Set Up Ahead of New Record Highs”
The Dark Index™ (DIX™) is a dollar-weighted measure of the Dark Pool Indicator (DPI) of the S&P 500 components. When the DIX is higher, market sentiment in dark pools is generally more bullish. When the DIX is lower, it is more bearish or uncertain. The 2 year DIX is used as an indicator of dark pool short volumes as a proxy for buying activity opportunities. In the violent sell off and reversal of the first week of December (2021) note … Continue reading “The DIX Dark Index As a Proxy For Buying Activity Opportunities.”
Copper prices soared on Monday after weekend data from China to the highest level since August 2014. The move was also fueled by position taking ahead of China’s 19th Communist Party Congress this week.