Market Wrap – Oil and Natural Gas Prices Soar as Inflation Hits 40 Year Highs

The market bounce continued to recover off the strong technical levels as volatility stalled. Oil continued its bounce over $82.20 as Natural gas soared over $4.80 on freezing weather. The oil and gas prices saw multiple energy stocks hitting 52 highs. Tomorrow we have PPI to feed the inflation mantra. Around the table today was packed with oil and gas, semiconductors and Bitcoin v GBTC. Enjoy live commentary from Our Trading Room at YouTube as the day wraps up – … Continue reading “Market Wrap – Oil and Natural Gas Prices Soar as Inflation Hits 40 Year Highs”

Wake Up Call – The Day Ahead Jan 12, 2021

The bounce continues in stock markets as US bonds weaken further. Oil again supported by geopolitical threats such as Kazakhstan. The markets wait for CPI after yesterday’s Fed Chair Powell inquisition. A live recap of what happened while we slept overnight and what lies ahead. We go through charts on the S&P 500, Nasdaq, Russell, Oil and Natural gas. Markets again have eyes on Rates, Open Interest Gamma levels on the S&P 500 and mega stocks like Apple and Tesla. … Continue reading “Wake Up Call – The Day Ahead Jan 12, 2021”

Market Wrap – Robust Oil and Gas Prices Coupled with a Measured Powell See Stock Bounce Continue

The market bounce continued to recover as we saw a measured and contrite Fed President Powell before the Senate as more short covering came into effect off the strong technical levels as volatility stalled. Recall a clear buy signal for us is when the bulls of the highflyers are now rabid bears is to be wary as TINA came into effect. Oil rebounded strongly to $81.50 as did Natural gas on freezing weather. The oil and gas prices saw multiple … Continue reading “Market Wrap – Robust Oil and Gas Prices Coupled with a Measured Powell See Stock Bounce Continue”

Wake Up Call – The Day Ahead Jan 11, 2021

The bounce continues in stock markets as US bonds weaken further. Oil again supported by geopolitical threats such as Kazakhstan. The markets wait for Fed Chair’s Powell inquisition today. A live recap of what happened while we slept overnight and what lies ahead. We go through charts on the S&P 500, Nasdaq, Russell, Oil and Natural gas. Markets again have eyes on Rates, Open Interest Gamma levels on the S&P 500 and mega stocks like Apple and Tesla. Enjoy live … Continue reading “Wake Up Call – The Day Ahead Jan 11, 2021”

Market Wrap – Stocks Bounce Hard, Is There Is No Alternative?

The morning was riddled with doom as stock markets cratered and then short covering came into effect off strong technical levels as volatility stalled. A clear buy signal for us is when the bulls of the highflyers are now rabid bears is to be wary. We saw positive divergence and then buying came in, the ‘Is There Is No Alternative (TINA)’ algos took hold. While the S&P closed lower for the fifth consecutive day and the Dow closed lower for … Continue reading “Market Wrap – Stocks Bounce Hard, Is There Is No Alternative?”

Wake Up Call – The Day Ahead Jan 10, 2021

The meltdown continues in stock markets as US bonds weaken further with the different paths of Oil and stock markets after the FOMC minutes. Oil supported by geopolitical threats such as Kazakhstan impact A live recap of what happened while we slept overnight and what lies ahead. We go through charts on the S&P 500, Nasdaq, Russell, Oil and Natural gas. Markets again have eyes on Rates, Open Interest Gamma levels on the S&P 500 and mega stocks like Apple … Continue reading “Wake Up Call – The Day Ahead Jan 10, 2021”

Traders Market Weekly: Rates, Banks and Herd Mentality

January 9 – 15 2022 FEAR NOT Brave Investors Where have we been and where are we going? Join our weekly market thread on Traders Community… Rates, Banks and Herd Mentality The Week That Was – What Lies Ahead? Contents Click on the links below to navigate to the relevant section. Part A: Stock markets Part B: Bonds Fed and Banks Part C: Commodities Energy – Oil and Gas Gold and Silver Part D: Foreign Exchange Geopolitics and Economics Economy Week … Continue reading “Traders Market Weekly: Rates, Banks and Herd Mentality”

Market Wrap – S&P, Nasdaq Close Lower for The Week

The S&P and NASDAQ closed lower for the fourth consecutive day and the Dow closed lower for the third consecutive day with the catalyst the Hawkish Fed minutes. Despite the US adding the lowest number of new jobs in twelve months in December with just 199,000 the bond market spooked on average hourly earnings (M/M) rising 0.6%. This brought similar negative reactions to the stock markets. Oil began the day over $80 cut came down with risk assets and world … Continue reading “Market Wrap – S&P, Nasdaq Close Lower for The Week”

Wake Up Call – The Day Ahead Jan 7, 2021

Ahead of NFP we look at the different paths of Oil and stock markets after the FOMC minutes. Oil higher overnight as geopolitical threats such as Kazakhstan impact A live recap of what happened while we slept overnight and what lies ahead. We go through charts on the S&P 500, Nasdaq, Russell, Oil and Natural gas. Markets again have eyes on Rates, Open Interest Gamma levels on the S&P 500 and mega stocks like Apple and Tesla on the jobs … Continue reading “Wake Up Call – The Day Ahead Jan 7, 2021”

Market Wrap – NFTS and NFP, Oil Trades Higher as GameStop and MEMEs Run While Tech Flounders

Following yesterday’s blood on the street after the Fed Minutes carnage stock markets were much calmer after S&P 500 found technical support at the 50-day moving average (4672). Treasury yields continue to push higher ahead of the NFP report. Oil again was the outlier with WTI trading over $80 on Kazakhstan unrest. Natural gas was flat after it’s EIA storage report. On the speculative end we saw Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies again break levels lower. Risk seems relative, MEME stocks flew … Continue reading “Market Wrap – NFTS and NFP, Oil Trades Higher as GameStop and MEMEs Run While Tech Flounders”