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Indonesia Keeps on Trucking

I have posted the chart of the Jakarta Composite before some time ago and I did so because I thought it was eye opening that a market index can do a 62% correction and then blast higher almost non stop going all the way back up to the old high

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Nikkei Crash Today Similar to May 6, 2010 sp500 Crash

There was a huge huge trade that I missed today unfortunately and also was not quick enough to write about it.  The trade was going long the EWJ (Japanese Nikkei ETF) right near the open today. The EWJ opened down in crash fashion because of the overnight drop in Nikkei

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Nasdaq Composite on a Date with Destiny

This may be one of the most important posts and charts I have posted in a long time. Market index analysis has a habit ( at least to me) of being MOST of the time fuzzy around the edges.  But occasionally it starts to crystallize into a clearer picture and

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Shanghai Composite Index May Surge Higher in 2012

Chinese stocks have been somewhat sloppy lately but of course it depends on the stock and industry.  Some of them have been high flyers.  Still, the Shanghai Composite Index long term chart depicts a picture of more consolidation in 2011 which could lead to much more bullish action later in

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Germany DAX Index closes at new 52 Week High Today

The German DAX index closed at a new 52 week high today.  This is important.  It should be telling us something.  It is telling us that bearish fumes are evaporating quickly now as we move well into the second half of 2010 and that bulls may want to start running

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Jakarta Composite Trading at Lifetime Highs

The Jakarta Composite is trading at lifetime highs in what I consider to be one of the most amazing stock market recoveries I have ever seen.  I am posting this chart just to show that sometimes the ‘unthinkable’ can and does happen. Looking at the chart below near the early

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Weekly German DAX Chart Says We Go Much Higher

The chart of the German DAX was always the chart that has kept me skeptical about a ‘super bear’ in our own markets.  During all the volatility between April to July 2010, the DAX was always just consolidating and very resistant to breaking down.  This was a huge red flag

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Does it Seem Unthinkable to Consider Being Bullish into 2012

The bullishness is simply astounding lately.  It is remarkable.  Undeniable at this point.  It seems like we are up almost every Monday of the week, every Friday of the week and most days in between. So that must mean we are overbought and ready for an extended nasty decline that

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Three Important Facts About the China Shanghai Composite Index

I have been keeping the China Shanghai Composite Index in my index of charts for quite some time now because I felt it was a very important leading indicator and generally good index to look at from a long term perspective. Now here are the three important facts I wanted

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Shanghai Composite Index is Booming

I think the 500 billion plus economic stimulus package that the Chinese implemented is working, not just working but working really well.  Just take a look at the Shanghai composite Index.  The rebound recovery rally in the Shanghai composite started about 4 or 5 months earlier than the USA’s recovery

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