Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Long-Term stock market pattern, oscillator divergences point to immense market risk

I have illustrated here before the long-term broadening top chart pattern that appears to be taking shape in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. On Friday, November 29, 2013, the index hit the upper trendline connecting the 2000 and 2007 highs, briefly spiked over it, and then reversed back below it. This, along with long term oscillator divergences in the market, are warning of a major market top. One must understand, however, that divergences by themselves do not guarantee the timing of a market top. At times, markets will stay persistently in a trend, even with divergences. These divergences often grow as the trend matures, but price eventually gives way and the trend reverses. That being said, there is immense market risk here and it is time to get safe. Additionally, we have a potentially completed double-zigzag correction up from the March 2009 low, as well as a very small degree five wave impulse down from the top, suggesting a trend change to the downside.This does not by any means guarantee a long term market top is in place. But, if one is in place, it would start with a small five wave impulse down such as the market has just traced out. Again, if anyone is having trouble understanding what financial safety means, please do not hesitate to e-mail me.















7 comments:

  1. can you make a top call without Tim's DNA markers? maybe you should wait!

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    1. I am not calling a top, but rather issuing a warning.

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  2. A bit easier to make a top call when the competitive devaluation of DX is removed. My version:
    http://scharts.co/1eXVbxi

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  3. Chris, can you relay your opinion on what happens when interest rates rise and the fed is holding 5 trillion on its balance sheet? I suppose the fed could just hold them to maturity, but I can't imagine the taxpayer bailing out the fed. I never hear any mention of the end game from mainstream financial media.

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    1. The coming spike in interest rates will force the FED to stop inflating. The FED follows the short-term t-bill market to determine their Fed Funds rate target. When interest rates rise, the first thing they will do is stop QE. Then they will be forced to contract their balance sheet. Whether or not the FED can technically go under is immaterial. The bottom line is, a spike in interest rates will force the FED to engage in contractionary policy. This will occurring during a dramatic collapse in social mood, as investors lose confidence in the debt-money system, and will only exacerbate the already highly deflationary outcome.

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  4. 3rd Hindenberg Omen, 2 turtle doves, and a partridge in a pear tree.

    http://scharts.co/1kRcX6U

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  5. Technical Analysis is a trading tool employed to evaluate securities and provides accurate forecasts which are prepared by expert technical analysts.

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