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Market Update Report Dec 7th

  • Posted by Bob Loukas
  • On December 7, 2011
From a cycle’s perspective, the setup is not perfect, but certainly very favorable to the point where it’s worth taking a good stab at it. The main deterrent here is that the daily cycle is rather young at 9 days. Although there are cases of equity cycles topping this early, it is not that common.
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Nothing But Sunshine

  • Posted by Bob Loukas
  • On December 4, 2011
What a week, just when we thought winter was setting upon the markets, out pops a ray of sunshine, and the world was saved. Those wise central bank Maestro’s did it again. Who would have thought that dropping an interbank swap rate was all that was lacking this entire year.
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Play It Again, Sam

  • Posted by Bob Loukas
  • On November 23, 2011
These are unusual times my friends and one must be extremely cautious and guarded. What the 2008 event should have taught you was to expect the worst and that no outcome is out of scope or beyond reach. Black swans are not as infrequent as they would like you to believe and when there is one black swan, there may be a flock.
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FireFighting

  • Posted by Bob Loukas
  • On November 17, 2011
Remember when we only cared about Greece and solving Greece would be a return to business as usual. The financial crisis in Europe is heating up as rapidly as the proudly erected EFSF firewall around Greece is being burned down. Contagion has spread much quicker
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Gold–The Case For Further Downside

  • Posted by Bob Loukas
  • On November 11, 2011
But I’m also cognizant of an alternative setup that could be very costly to a portfolio that is heavily and stubbornly invested long. For this reason, I cashed in my gains for the current cycle and will be reevaluating my trading strategy to incorporate both scenarios.
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Market Update Report Oct 29th

  • Posted by Bob Loukas
  • On October 29, 2011
To say this week was exciting would be a major understatement. Besides the historic action in equities, the major highlight was our call to aggressively reenter gold positions. What a difference a week can make.
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