Archive for May, 2010


Tuesday Troubles

  Market Sentiment Watch: Are we there yet? Is it the long weekend yet?  Yesterday had to rank right up there with the most boring market days of 2010.  Today promises to be much more volatile as futures fall out of bed and I’m seeing three words repeated more often than any other these days: […]


Monday Morning

    Market Sentiment Watch: "Sell in May and Go Away" has never been more true than it has this year, at least so far. I ended expiry with an inordinate of scuds having been caught somewhat flat footed by the market’s aggressive retreat. This week appears to be opening a little more calmly. In energy […]


Wrap – Week Ended 5/21/10

  1) Ouch. 2) Bigger Than Normal Changes in Shorts and Longs for Crude and Natural Gas. CFTC numbers indicate fear in the crude market with one of the biggest shifts in the net position in the last year.


Ouzo, Brats, and Apple Pie Don’t Mix Friday

  Market Sentiment Watch: Ugly. Bulls are hibernating. I included a set of graphs in the Stuff section detailing the carnage by various group since the late April market peak. Uglier.  In D.C., the Senate passed the "Financial Reform" bill last night although many of the key points of the bill are still in flux […]


Thursday – Oil Review, Gas Preview + Small Cap Orange Charts

    Market Sentiment Watch: Last night futures were up. This morning they are plunging yet again as  Greek strikes and protests take center stage (because if your economy is in shambles it makes sense to walk off the job and go scare away the tourists) and the potential for more EU moves over the […]

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