Category Archives for Jeff Cooper

Why This Is An Important Week

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Why This Is An Important Week “The stock market is the story of cycles and of the human behavior that is responsible for overreactions in both directions.” Seth Klarman Friday morning’s Hit and Run Report walked through what I see as a historic volatility coil. One factor pointing to an expansion in volatility was Thursday’s […]

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The Next Pullback Holds the Cards

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The Next Pullback Holds the Cards By: Jeff Cooper As flagged on the Hit and Run Private Twitter Feed on Tuesday, the QQQ turned its 3 Day Chart down on a text-book backtest of its 20/50 Moving Average Bowtie. We noted that each time they have done so since their mid-June low has defined a low. These […]

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Boom

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Boom By: Jeff Cooper The stated Fed goal at its June 15th  meeting (the market low interestingly) was to tighten financial conditions by raising Fed Funds by 75 bps and sending a message about being tough on inflation. Since the close on June 14th, 2 yr, 10 yr, and 30-year yields are down 36, 70, and […]

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Is the Bear Market Over?

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Editor’s Note: this is a free edition of Hit and Run Trading, Jeff premium subscription service where you get his top day and swing trades every day. Learn more. The market has followed through almost exactly as I outlined two weeks ago when I said multi-week and possibly multi-month buy signals were triggered projecting a […]

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Domino Effect Lights the Bullish Fuse

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Hit & Run observed the potential for a Trap Door/Bear Trap buy signal on July 13/14. The Trap Door was sprung on July 15th as the SPX reclaimed …on a gap… a short-term declining trend channel carved out from the June 16/17 lows. The notion that a Trap Door had been sprung on the bears was […]

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Stocks Trigger Multi-Week and Multi-Month Buy Signals

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Editor’s Note: this is a free edition of Hit and Run Trading, Jeff premium subscription service where you get his top day and swing trades every day. Learn more. Throughout 2022 Hit & Run’s focus was to look for signs of an intermediate-term bottom in June. From a November 22 all-time high, QQQ panicked into a low […]

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The Toxic Market Cocktail

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“Try to catch the deluge in a paper cup.” -Crowded House Weak political leaders across the globe and fake money make a toxic cocktail. It is a fitting last call to a major economic cycle. The Fed is raising rates to fight inflation. But Powell cannot play Volker because of debt payments. The Fed cannot […]

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What Does The Law Of Vibration Say About Gold Now?

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Editor’s Note: this is a free edition of Hit and Run Trading, Jeff premium subscription service where you get his top day and swing trades every day. Learn more. “The soul never thinks without an image.” Aristotle Price is sensitive to past levels of professional accumulation and distribution. The market has a memory of where […]

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Is the Bull Ready To Charge Out Of the Chute?

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“I never use valuation to TIME the market. I use liquidity considerations and TECHNICAL analysis for timing. Valuation only tells me how far the market can go once a catalyst enters the picture to change the market direction.” Stan Druckenmiller Most of Wall Street would have you believe that the market can’t be timed so…just […]

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What the SPX Yearly Swing Chart Says Right Now

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Going into the 4th quarter of 2021, we wrote that January would see the market get hit hard to kick off a bear market. I think the worst first half in 50 years fits the bill. One of the factors pointing to a fatal high in January 2022 was that it is 49 years from […]

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