Category Archives for Jeff Cooper

Sympathy For the Fed

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“If I’m confusing you it’s just the nature of my game.” The Rolling Stones  “I know you think you understand what you thought I said but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.” Former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan Let’s face it, the Fed is behind a rock and […]

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Is It A Dead Man’s Party?

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Is It A Dead Man’s Party? “Suppressing the rate of interest is a powerful way to boost an economy otherwise bound for recession, but it’s a dangerous one. It is to finance what opiates are to medicine, a distortion of perception disguised as a cure.” Adam Rowe “The average SPX gain in 43 bear market […]

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Will the Hulk Kill the Market?

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There has been a recurring cyclic pattern between key panics over the last 100 years plus that come into play within the same lunar signature. This is proven by Chris Carolan in his book the Spiral Calendar. It centered On October 21st/24th this year. However, it got so much notoriety in the last month that it […]

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Jeff Cooper on the Snapback: The Heart of the Third Wave

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Snapback “One lesson I’ve learned is that if the job I do were easy, I wouldn’t derive so much satisfaction from it. The thrill of winning is in direct proportion to the effort I put in before. I also know, from long experience, that if you make an effort in training when you don’t especially […]

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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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