Category Archives for Jeff Cooper

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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Can The Market Be Timed?

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In our Hit & Run Morning Report for Monday, Lock, Stock and Barrel, we flagged “well-defined resistance at 3943 SPX by two methods” Tuesday morning’s report pointed to Monday’s NR 7 Day/ Holy Grail sell setup as a signal that volatility was ready to expand and to expect “two-way volatility with a possible Up Opening […]

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Can This Pig of a Market Fly?

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Bears looked down the barrel of a loaded quarter-end rifle last week as fund managers put lipstick on a pig to save a bit of performance as the second half winds down. The question is can this pig fly further though the summer? Based on my big picture cycles, the next two weeks will answer […]

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Is the Bottom In?

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One of the ways we define the near-term trend is by the 3-Day Chart. It turns up with 3 consecutive higher daily highs (intraday, not closing highs). It is not so much the turn-up of the 3-Day Chart in and of itself that tells the tale of the tape, but rather, the subsequent action. As […]

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Thelma & Louise & Jerry

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“I got something to say that might cause you pain.” The Beatles X the Mona Lisa Twins It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit […]

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Just Another Panic Monday?

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“One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. t’s simply too painful to acknowledge, even to ourselves, that we’ve been taken. Once you give a […]

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There Are Reasons To Think Rally Continues: How To Determine the Trend

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“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” – Mark Twain $SQQQ 3x inverse $QQQ ETF – posts record weekly inflow of +$918M – 2nd largest weekly inflow was 11/5/20 +$290M cc @zerohedge To succeed in speculation, we must make decisions based on incomplete information. This […]

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