John Person’s Bottom-Line Market Mid Month Report

Hey folks, Ben Bernanke gave the market hope for another round of quantitative easing as he projected a weaker economy. Stocks rallied off the daily lows. The Financial sector responded with a whimper but is slightly positive reading +.08 cents in the (XLF) However, I have a potential play on Consumer Discretionary sector (XLY). I have listed below the top ...

Copper Seasonal

The stock market as measured by the S&P 500 is currently at 1370, which is roughly up (+9.5%) year to date. Copper prices are trading slightly up to unchanged on the year; however this is a good signal that economic conditions around the globe may not be as dire as has been reported. While China’s GDP figures were downgraded to ...

Is there substance to this rally

Market Update for Week Ending September 7th, 2012 Is there substance to this rally, or is the stock market moving up purely on expectations of artificial injection of liquidity or other expectations? The Europeans have followed the lead of the United States for injecting capital into the banking system in order to avoid a further debt crisis.  While the euro ...

The High Close Doji Trigger

There are many trading methods one can employ to actively trade including various mechanical trading systems and manual trading tactics. The constant changing of market conditions can require system traders to adapt and update the parameters for the trading decisions. I often prefer the hands on visual approach which is more of a manual method while employing mechanical risk management ...