Category: ETFs
16 Posts
POSTED ON July 09, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Via Energy and All hell has been breaking loose for the last week. From the Shanghai stock market going into full crash mode to Greek citizens formally voting to leave the eurozone to the New York Stock Exchange halting trading for 4 hours, there’s been a lot to be concerned about if you’re an investor.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 25, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Via Energy and Nobody cares about gold miners anymore. There I said it. The level of overall investor disinterest in this sector must be at an all-time low. Now let’s be clear here, i’m not saying that bearish sentiment is at a record (I believe it will be difficult to top last November in… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 11, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Via Energy and A couple of noteworthy charts from the RBC technical analysis team: (click to enlarge) Dow theory non-confirmation: Despite the S&P 500 essentially sitting at all-time highs and the TSX Composite resting just below all-time highs  we are seeing a lot of sector weakness and a distinct lack of participation from the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 23, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Via Energy and Less than 10 days ago the gold miners were being pushed to the brink of collapse as gold waffled in the mid $1100s. This morning after an impressive rally to finish last week the gold miners are back to being on the verge of testing an area of support/resistance which they have traversed… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 19, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Via Energy and Eurozone equity allocations have not been this high since 2006 which happened to coincide with a major peak in relative performance of EU equities vs. the world:   Meanwhile, the German DAX Composite Index hasn’t been this far above its 50-day simple moving average ever! Not even the 2000 dot-com bubble… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 11, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Via Energy and This is a question people have begun asking themselves this week. Previously the thought of a Greek exit from the eurozone brought about images of bank runs, stock market crashes, and other euro area members leaving the common currency. However, what if a Greek exit were to be contained and the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 13, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Via Energy and Commercial hedgers (“smart money”) are almost always short equity futures to some extent. As a market timing gauge when the commercials move to near a neutral positioning in futures it is usually a good time to get long equities, whereas, when the commercials move to an extremely large short position it’s… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 13, 2014 BY CEO Technician

We just completed the worst week for the S&P 500 since May 2012 and there are more warning signs out there across markets than there are Christmas lights on my neighbor’s house. However, every time things have begun to look bleak this equity bull has picked up its horns and trampled over anyone who has dared to… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 06, 2013 BY Thom Calandra

THE CALANDRA REPORT: Subscribe $91 yearly Topics: Coastal Contacts, Inovio, American Sands, Stockr, Mason Graphite, Tembo, GSV & Sunny LA LOS ANGELES — Just back from getting my batteries charged at LD Micro in Bel Air. About 240 companies — four or five gold | a dozen energy | and the rest Biomedical, Internet, retail,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 14, 2013 BY CEOEditor

Highlights: Jewellery: The sector delivered another quarter of solid year-on-year growth as consumers across the globe, encouraged by lower average prices, showed an increasing demand for higher carat pieces. Investment: Demand for bars and coins grew 6% to 304.2 tonnes, with growth mainly coming from Asia and the Middle East, including Turkey. Outflows from ETFs… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 29, 2013 BY CEO Technician

If everyone is long equities and thinking the Fed will be dovish and continue to talk back the taper, how can markets continue higher tomorrow after the FOMC announcement? The answer is they can’t, UNLESS the Fed offers the prospect of QE-infinity for longer OR an INCREASE in asset purchases. So unless the Fed surprises… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 27, 2013 BY CEO Technician

The forces are strong in this market, and growing stronger by the day. Margin debt is at all-time highs, flows into equity mutual funds & ETFs continue to be robust, retail investor participation in the stock markets is steadily growing (as measured by flows into leveraged bullish ETFs, and almost insatiable retail investor thirst for… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 13, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

If history repeats itself (which it has a habit of doing), then yes the bank is preparing to load up on gold.  This morning, Jeffrey Currie, the global head of commodities research for the bank said: “While we agree with the mid-cycle price somewhere around $1,200, we believe that at least near term it can overshoot… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 26, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Many analysts are claiming that new platinum ETF and trust products such as Sprott’s physical products have begun to wreak havoc on an already beat up and battered South African platinum industry.  Just as the gold ETFs did in the gold run over the last decade, these new platinum products could rip billions of investment… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 11, 2013 BY Tekoa Da Silva

I was able to reconnect for an interview with legendary Quantum Fund manager and commodities bull, Jim Rogers. Jim shared thoughts on the fundamentals of agriculture and mining after ten years of being in a bull market, and further spoke to the “artificial boom” going on in the equities market. Additionally, he commented on the biggest challenge facing… Continue Reading

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