Breadth of the US Equity Market – Where’s The Damn Towel

As much as we prefer to look at the long term behavior of the advance/decline indicator, how can you not focus on its shorter term behavior when you are long a market that’s making new highs? The health of the S&P 500 index looks terrible as measured by net advances (advances minus declines) on a daily basis. This is not a typical bull market behavior. The fact that we are witnessing negative net advances when the market is supposedly the strongest it has ever been is a screaming anomaly.

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The Currency Crocodile

The BIS publishes excellent data on almost all the currencies in the world; one of the data sets that caught my eye recently was this one: BIS Effective Exchange rate, CPI based, trade weighted. Please click here to continue reading.

 

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