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Market Technical Guidance Video - Light Holiday Volume Keeps Markets Higher

Posted by InTheMoneyStocks.com Thursday, May 21, 2009, 08:00PM ET

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Market Technical Guidance Video - Light Holiday Volume Keeps Markets Higher

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Market Dead And Staying Afloat With Light Volume

Posted by InTheMoneyStocks.com Thursday, May 21, 2009, 08:00PM ET

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Market Dead And Staying Afloat With Light VolumeThe markets continue to trade sideways as holiday light volume have taken control.  Things remain slightly higher headed by Goldman Sachs, Exxon Mobile.  The markets sentiment continues to be overall bullish even though the dollar is getting crushed.  The dollar getting hit continues to be a major concern for us at InTheMoneyStocks.com.  The CATCH 22 is in play.  If the dollar falls, markets cannot stay afloat even though oil and commodities will rise.  If the dollar rises, the markets may sell on oil and commodities.  The next two weeks will be extremely interesting.


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Crude Oil Rises

Posted by InTheMoneyStocks.com Thursday, May 21, 2009, 08:00PM ET

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Crude Oil RisesCrude oil futures rose Friday extending their weekly gains to more than 8% as the U.S. dollar fell to the lowest level against the euro in almost five months. Crude for July delivery rose 58 cents to $61.63 a barrel.

Obama Signs Credit Card Reform Bill

Posted by InTheMoneyStocks.com Thursday, May 21, 2009, 08:00PM ET

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Obama Signs Credit Card Reform BillPresident Obama signed into law the credit card reform bill. The bill will change the market by restricting when and how a credit card company can raise interst rates, who can recieve a card and how much time people are given to pay their bill.
Nice Sell-Off Into The Close Of Trading. The Holiday Weekend Starts. Watch The Key Levels Next Week!

Posted by InTheMoneyStocks.com Thursday, May 21, 2009, 08:00PM ET

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Nice Sell-Off Into The Close Of Trading. The Holiday Weekend Starts. Watch The Key Levels Next Week!

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Another bubble in the making?

Posted by InTheMoneyStocks.com Thursday, May 21, 2009, 08:00PM ET

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Another bubble in the making?
The market has staged a very impressive rally since the March 6th low. At that time the S&P bottomed at 666 and is now around 900. This massive rally has occurred in just two and a half months. Some talking heads in the media are now saying that this is the start of the next bull market. Many call a move of 20% or more a bull market and perhaps by that definition they are correct. However, the decline seen last year should then be called a 'mega bear' as the S&P went from 1576 to 666 in just 18 months.

Some market technicians like myself, that follow cycles, were looking for a rally in the market in the month of March. It is very common to see major reversals or turning points in the months of March and October. Even last March (2008), as Bear Stearns collapsed it was the buying opportunity of a lifetime. The S&P bottomed at 1256 and rallied into May 19th, hitting a high of 1440. This current rally has been much greater in price and about average in time. The difference with this rally is that this market has not had much of a pullback off this meteoric rise. What is making this rally so much different from last year? Obviously stimulus and government intervention.

In 2001, the Federal Reserve lowered rates to 1% as the market was in a deep bear market from the tech bubble and the 911 tragedy. This sparked a housing boom that created countless jobs. The jobs created were in construction, banking, real estate sales, home flipping, and even trickled down to the local sandwich shop. This also spurred the home owners to use there home equity like an endless ATM machine. The bubble created was most likely the biggest created in over 100 years. The bust now is mirroring the Great Depression.

Many traders know that the markets are ruled by emotion. The late Jesse Livermore used to say that there are four main emotions that control the markets. They are fear, greed, hope, and ignorance. In October 2007 when the market was at its all time high, it is safe that we saw a lot of greed and a lot of ignorance. In 2008 we did see a whole lot of fear as the markets fell off a cliff. Fear is the strongest of all the human emotions and that is why markets drop so quickly as opposed to moving higher. Then, there is the emotion of hope. Could this market now be in hope mode?

The Fed has lowered the fed funds rate to 0-1%. They are also buying almost a trillion dollars worth of mortgage backed securities. Working with FRB, the U.S. Treasury has created the Toxic Asset Relief Program (TARP). The accounting rules such as 'mark to market' accounting have been changed giving the banks profitable earnings instead of massive losses. The SEC has changed many rules regarding short selling and regulation. All of this and more has been done giving the markets hope. Hope has stocks up huge since the lows in March.

In 1930, during the Great Depression, many similar rules and efforts took place as well. At that time, the market bounced for six months off the lows retracing about 50% of the total fall made from the 1929 high. However, soon after, the market collapsed again. It made new lows and did not bottom until mid 1932. The irony is back then, the Republican party was completely swept out of office as is the case this time around. Can the U.S. re-inflate the markets or just create another commodity bubble? Are the job losses going to stop? Will new jobs emerge to replace the lost ones? Will it be different this time around? These are questions that still need to be answered. As for now there is just hope. My bet is with history.


Source: Nicholas Santiago
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FITB Is Removed From The Bearish Pro Trader Watch List After Tumbling 19% In Less Than 10 Days

Posted by InTheMoneyStocks.com Thursday, May 21, 2009, 08:00PM ET

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FITB Is Removed From The Bearish Pro Trader Watch List After Tumbling 19% In Less Than 10 DaysFrom The Pro Trader Watch List

05-08-09
FITB has been added to the Bearish Watchlist as of the close at a price of $8.49.

05-22-09
FITB has been removed from the Bearish Pro Trader Watch List as of the close of trading at a price of $6.89.  It was added on 05-08-09 at a price of $8.49.  It dropped 19% from the Bearish mention.

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Standard & Poor's Downgrades The UK

Posted by InTheMoneyStocks.com Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 08:00PM ET

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Standard & Poor's Downgrades The UKStandard & Poor's downgraded its outlook on the UK to negative from stable citing a sharp decline in its public finances. The UK said last month the country's general debt burden may get close to 100%of gross domestic product and stay there for awhile. The agency projects the potential fiscal toll on the goverments support for the banking system which S&P puts at up to 145 billion pounds ($226.2 billion). A debt burden of this level would in S&P view be unable to sustain a AAA rating.
SPY HITS HEAD & SHOULDERS TARGET FROM YESTERDAY AFTERNOON

Posted by InTheMoneyStocks.com Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 08:00PM ET

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SPY HITS HEAD & SHOULDERS TARGET FROM YESTERDAY AFTERNOON
Markets To Gap Lower As Jobless Claims Show No Green Shoots

Posted by InTheMoneyStocks.com Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 08:00PM ET

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Markets To Gap Lower As Jobless Claims Show No Green ShootsThe infamous green shoots in the economy maybe taking just a little longer to show themselves these days.  Perhaps even, these green shoots are actually weeds that tend to grow in parched earth where nothing else can survive.  Jobless claims once again came in worse than expected at well over 600k.  I cannot see how the economy can recover when jobs continue to be lost at this rate.  The consumer is not going to start spending if their job is still at major risk.  Jobs lost equal bills not getting paid, bills not getting paid means more housing and credit card defaults.  This all means housing prices will continue lower and this economy will not recover.  The massive infusion of dollars into the economy has caused nothing but a government headed inflationary rally.  I cross our fingers that this works in the long run.  Otherwise, we may have a stalled economy for years and hyper inflation....also known as stagflation.


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