Tag Archives: sector rotations

The Effects of the Rising Dollar

Finally the Dollar has reversed its down slide!  Since the Dollar broke out the 6-year down trend line in September 2014, it topped in March 2015.  From March 2015 to September 2017, the Dollar has gone thru a very complex ABC flat correction pattern.

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S&P 500 Cash Index Cycle Location & Sector Analysis

Despite the non-stop geopolitical jittery and the traditionally weak summer seasonality for stocks, the bull market charged ahead and is showing no signs of abating at the moment.  After the brief two-week (8/11/2017-8/25/2017) and less than 3% correction, S&P 500 cash index bottomed on August 21st. 

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The Liquidity Trade and Sector Rotation

On Friday, June 9, 2017 the Nasdaq index had a relative large selloff of 1.8%.  The market selloff had been mainly limited to the prior high flying winners in the tech sector.  The banking sector has shown amazing resilience.  $XLF was up 2.18% on Friday in the face of the tech selloff.  

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It’s Time to be Defensive–Market Internal Rotations

The S&P 500 index has been on a tear.  On a rare down day on last Thursday, February 23, 2017, it was able to close above daily pivot range.  On a gap down day on Friday, February 24, 2017, it was able to completely fill the gap and closed near the all time high.  It is at extreme levels of bullishness and with no ending in sight.  But when we

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