Update on COMP: Nov 4, 2021

We’ve been keeping an eye on COMP lately, as it has often been a solid indicator of froth in the markets. It recently reached our next upside target of 15,667, continuing up to today’s high of 15,966. The gains are especially noteworthy, as just 5 weeks ago COMP completed a very bearish H&S Pattern that … continue reading →

The Countdown

It’s easy enough to engineer a meltup in advance of a Fed meeting. We’ve seen it countless times. But, what about after a meeting, particularly one where an actual taper or rate hike is announced? The countdown has begun. Stay tuned. continued for members… … continue reading →

The Big Picture: Oct 27, 2021

Equity markets rarely fail to rally into the end of the year.  But, there have been several noteworthy Q4 exceptions over the years, each of them marked by VIX’s bounce off well-established trend lines. Note that SPX’s yellow channel has been rising at a compouned 12.2% per year since the 2009 bottom – historically a … continue reading →