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As part of the most recent observations on the boil up (melt up is so QE1) in the S&P, we find something quite interesting. A quick glance at the chart below shows the general market 45% climb since Bernanke's leak of QE2 in August, as well as the market's 10 day (purple line) and 50 day (green line) moving averages. As a point of reference the S&P has been above the 10 day average for 30 days straight, and above the 50 day average for 92 days straight. What is remarkable are some statistical findings as pertain to the average's movement with respect to the SMAs. Sentiment Trader points out that while as part of the recent surge in the S&P, the market has gone for "92 days without closing below its 50-day average, which has been matched only 17 other times since 1928." Where it gets scary, is that as pointed out, during this time the market has not closed below the 10 DMA once during the past 30 days. And as Sentiment Trader notes, "this has never happened before, in 82 years of history." Congratulations to the Centrally Planned Socialist States of America: its Chairman has just made the Guinness Book of Manipulation Records.
After insiders closed off 2010 with just 19x more selling than buying, they have greeted 2011 with a ratio of selling to buying of 114x, a decent pick up in dumping.
Originally posted by asperetty
the S&P is a futures market right? Anyone have any experience in trading with futures? Could you buy a contract (idk the right terms) and sell it a minute later? legally? Cause I'm thinking of jumping into the bubble before it pops, but idk if there are time frames or anything of the sort associated with them.
But I thought the bubble already burst in 08/09? What's the new bubble?
Bubbles....theres a dolphin at Sea World San Diego named Bubbles. And Bubble's handler, his name is Art. If there is any future you want to invest in, its theirs. Art loves Bubbles, and I'm pretty sure Bubbles is head over fin for Art. Budum Cha!
EDIT: is the bubble in the bond market?edit on 13-1-2011 by asperetty because: (no reason given)