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Weekly SPX & Gold Price Cycle Report

Today I want to talk to you about the SP500 because it’s on the verge of making a very significant move. We could experience a 15% rally or a 15% decline and it could be just around the corner.

Let me recap on both the short-term top this month, and then a look at the bigger picture of what happened last October through December and if we are going to see that happen again. There is the possibility we get a massive rally if the market breaks to new highs. The market is loaded and ready for action. Whichever way it breaks will have a strong impact on precious metals and bonds. Make sure to opt-in to our free market trend signals newsletter.

21 DAYS THEN A BREAKDOWN?

Let’s look at the SP500 for the last 6 months in the chart below. If we were to just draw support trendlines across the lows and a resistance trend line across the highs, you can see we still have some room for the SP500 to work itself higher and still be within the pattern.

Do you see the blue line that is on the chart? You will notice it follows price very closely and you’ll notice the purple line on the hard-right edge as well. This purple line is the forecasted projected cycle price that we are anticipating for the SP500 over the next 45 days.

I should note that as the market evolves and moves this price cycle forecast will change, but it gives us a good idea of current cycles in the market and where the price should go next.

Overall, we’re all you’re looking for SP500 to struggle to move higher because it acts as resistance. If resistance holds then it is likely the market breaks down and tests the August or September Low.

S&P 500 OCTOBER – DECEMBER MARKET CRASH TO REPEAT?

Let’s step back and look at last year’s price action. You can see that the cycle analysis is pointing to potentially another market crash down to those December low. If that is the case then it could be the start of something very significant like a new bear market.

So that’s where we’re at in terms of the SP500 and at this point, we’ve got another 21 days or so before the SP500 should start breaking below our white trendline support level.

While cycle analysis helps us paint a clear picture of what to expect looking forward up to 45 days I still rely on my market trend charts to know when I should be buying or selling positions.

BONDS – THE NATURAL INVESTOR SAFE HAVEN

The first safe haven investors flock to when they become scared are bonds. By looking at the chart we can see they should start to find a bottom based on our cycles.  Bond prices are stuck within a large sideways channel and should hold their ground until the SP500 starts collapse. If the SP500 breaks down then we’re going to see bonds move higher and should eventually break out and make new highs.

GOLD – THE SAFEST OF SAFE HAVENS

The true safe Haven is gold when it comes to a global store of value for all countries and individuals.

Take a look at the price of gold, as you can see it rallied in June and again in August when the cycles bottomed and started an uptrend. Right now the price is in a much larger consolidation (bull flag pattern) which is a positive sign. In fact, this multi-month pause makes gold even more bullish in my opinion. The longer a commodity trades sideway the more powerful the next move will be.

You can see based on our cycles analysis and forecasted price gold still has some potential weakness for a couple of weeks.

Understanding cycles and how to trade with them is much harder than most people think. If you do not understand cycle skew then you will struggle to turn a profit. I have been trading with cycles since 2001 and still, I find them very deceiving at times.

In laymen terms, cycle skew is when a cycle moves against the direction of the underlying asset’s trend. The chart below shows this clearly with the white lines. In short, gold is in an uptrend, and when the cycle moves down against the assets trend price will in most cases trade sideways. Do not try to short cycle tops when the trend is up, no matter how tempting it may be.

The key is to wait for cycles to bottom, then get back into position for the next upward move in the cycle and price.

I had a fantastic chat with Adam Johnson from BullsEyeBrief today and if you are interested in more juicy details on the SP500, Gold, and how I trades be sure to listen to the most recent podcast we did together at the top of his website https://bullseyebrief.com/podcast/

THE TECHNICAL TRADERS THOUGHTS:

In short, the stock market continues to keep the bull market alive, but investors have started to move into gold as a safe haven. The fear of a market downturn is growing which is why gold has rallied and started a new bull market. The money flow into gold is very strong and is warning us that US equities could enter a bear market in the next few months and that possibly something much larger globally could be at play as well.

Gold continues to just hold up well even with the current cycle forecast trending lower. Overall, we’re looking at about 20 days or so and we could see metals and equity prices make some incredible moves.

Keep reading our research because our proprietary tools have been nailing all of these price targets and move many months in advance.  The next bottom in metals should set up when our cycle bottoms – then the next upside leg will begin.  This time Gold should target $1800 and Silver should target $21 to $24.  This will be an incredible move higher if it plays out as we suspect.

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Dow Jones May Have Already Bottomed But SP500 & Nasdaq Have Further To Go

Have you been following our research?  Were you prepared for this move like we were?  Did you profit from this incredibly quick and volatile downside price move in the US markets?  What is it going to do to the foreign markets and what next?

Our team of researchers has been all over this setup many months before it happened.  In fact, we issued a research article on September 30 suggesting our predictive modeling system was warning of a big price rotation in the NQ and ES.  On September 21, we authored another research article suggesting a “massive price reversion may be days or weeks away”.  On September 7th, we authored yet another article suggesting “US STOCK MARKET HASN’T CLEARED THE STORM YET”

In case you missed our research, read and follow our work below.  While others may have completely missed this week’s breakdown move, we called it more than 30+ days ago and provided very clear and concise information for all of our followers to know what was about to breakdown in the markets.  Our morning coffee video analysis recap is the one thing… that single investment that’s going to turn into the greatest investment you’ve every made for your trading and investments.

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September 30, 2019: PREDICTIVE MODELING SUGGESTS BROAD MARKET ROTATION IN THE NQ & ES.

September 25, 2019: DEMOCRATS LAUNCH FORMAL IMPEACHMENT – WHAT SHOULD TRADERS EXPECT?

September 24, 2019: IS SILVER ABOUT TO BECOME THE SUPER-HERO OF PRECIOUS METALS?

September 23, 2019: IS THE TECHNOLOGY SECTOR ABOUT TO BREAK LOWER?

September 21, 2019: MASSIVE PRICE REVERSION MAY BE DAYS OR WEEKS AWAY

September 17, 2019: VIX TO BEGIN A NEW UPTREND AND WHAT IT MEANS

September 7, 2019: US STOCK MARKET HASN’T CLEARED THE STORM YET

August 30, 2019: TRANSPORTATION INDEX POINTS TO STOCK MARKETS WEAKNESS

August 13, 2019: GLOBAL CENTRAL BANKS MOVE TO KEEP THE PARTY ROLLING – PART III

DOW JONES DAILY PRICE CHART

Now for the really good stuff, the YM may have already reached its lowest point and may begin to form a bottom near the 26000 levels.  This is the predicted downside price target level from our ADL predictive modeling system and it only took two big down-days to reach this level.  We really need to pay attention to how the markets react at this point and the YM will be key to understanding if the rest of the ADL predictions about the ES and NQ are likely to play out as we suggested.

DAILY SP500 INDEX

This ES chart highlights the downside price move to the 2880 level, our projected price target, and initial support level.  At this point, the ES has fallen, just like the YM, to levels that may prompt some price support.  We do believe the ES will fall further, possibly targeting the 2800 price level, before finding any real support.

Read the research articles listed in today’s research post.  We’ve been well ahead of this move the entire time and we called this move perfectly using our predictive modeling systems, Fibonacci price modeling systems, and other tools.  Our researchers have the ability to see into the future sometimes without predictive modeling tools.

In fact, we already have an idea of what will happen over the next 3 to 5+ years, but the price is our ultimate tool of choice.  We allow price to dictate what it wants to do, then use our predictive modeling tools to align price movement with our technical and predictive analysis – that is our secret, and you can’t get it anywhere else on the planet.

As a technical analysis and trader since 1997, I have been through a few bull/bear market cycles. I believe I have a good pulse on the market and timing key turning points for both short-term swing trading and long-term investment capital. The opportunities are massive/life-changing if handled properly.

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S&P 500 and GDXJ Trend Signals Posted Today

I have just posted our most current trend charts for the stock market and gold miners. As you know money generally rotates between risk-on (stock market) to risk-off (metals, bonds) so it’s important to know when you should shift your money from one asset class to the next.   These trends and swing trade charts which will update daily on our website are second to none (in my opinion), and they are only getting better with time.

GDXJ GOLD MINERS TEND & SIGNALS – SEPT 30

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S&P 500 INDEX TREND & TRADE SIGNALS – SEPT 30

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Predictive Modeling Suggests Broad Market Rotation In The NQ And ES

We wanted to share some information that suggests the NQ (NASDAQ) and ES (S&P 500) may engage in some relatively broad market rotation over the next few weeks. Also, to share that the YM (Dow Industrials) may stay relatively flat throughout this span of time.  Our Adaptive Dynamic Learning (ADL) predictive modeling system is showing somewhere between 8% to 18% or more in price movement.

The fact that our ADL predictive modeling system is suggesting the ES and NQ may rotate lower over the next few weeks and that the YM may not share the same levels of price volatility suggests that the Dow Industrials (35 stocks) may be viewed as a more solid economic base than the tech-heavy NASDAQ (100 symbols) and the various symbols within the S&P 500 (500 symbols).

It is suggesting that volatility may come from high multiple stocks or stocks that may reflect greater future economic weakness over the next 60+ days.  Almost as if a transition is taking place in the markets where investors are shifting capital away from risk and into value and dividend stocks.

WEEKLY S&P 500 (ES) CHART

This Weekly S&P 500 (ES) chart highlights the ADL predictive modeling results showing the ES should attempt higher price rotation this week, the week ending the month of September, then move dramatically lower over the next 5+ weeks.  Eventually, the support level above 2775 should hold as a lower price channel throughout this rotation.  By the end of October, it appears the price level of the ES will setup a base near or below 2900, then begin another rally above 3050.

WEEKLY NASDAQ (NQ) ADL CHART

This Weekly NQ ADL chart highlights the broader price rotation we expect to see in the NASDAQ.  The ADL predictive modeling system is suggesting the NQ will breakdown to levels below 7000 over the next 4+ weeks, potentially finding a bottom somewhere near 6500 sometime in early November.  This breakdown in price would suggest the high multiple technology stocks may fall our of favor with investors as earnings and operations expectations are revalued.  One thing to pay close attention to is that the ES chart appears to recover in November where the NQ chart recovery process is shown to be much lower in price level.  This suggests the NQ may contract by as much as 12% to 18%, or more, throughout this rotation and that the ES may begin a recovery before the NQ attempts to find a bottom.

DOW JONES (YM) WEEKLY ADL CHART

This YM Weekly ADL chart shows that the Dow Jones Industrial sector should stay relatively immune from the type of rotation the ADL is predicting for the ES and NQ charts. The ADL system is predicting that the YM price will attempt a moderate price rally over the next 8+ days, then move lower to near the 26,000 level.  At that point, price will rotate near the 26,000 level for about 4 to 5 weeks before attempting to really back above 27,500 again.  This rotation constitutes only a 4% to 5% price rotation where the ES and NQ price rotations appear to be 2x to 4x that amount.

CONCLUDING THOUGHTS:

When taken in total context, these ADL predictions suggest the ES and NQ will come under some extreme pricing pressures over the next 20 to 30+ days and that the NQ is the most likely to see a much deeper price correction throughout this span of time.

The ES will likely move lower throughout this expected price correction, but not as much as the NQ may fall.  The YM will likely rotate a bit lower as well, possibly below 26,000 for a brief period of time.  Yet the YM appears to be the most stable in terms of price volatility over the next 60 days and throughout this expected price rotation.

We believe this volatility is related to the Pennant/Flag formation that continues to setup within the broader markets.  This Apex event will initiate this price rotation if price starts reverse lower below support. The shift of capital away from technology/risk is a natural price rotation as the markets setup for another attempt at new highs.  The NQ may not recover to near highs before the end of 2019 based on our ADL price modeling system.  It may be that the run in technology is shifting into the hunt for value, dividends, and safety.

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Massive Price Reversion May Be Days or Weeks Away

Our researcher team believes a massive global market price reversion/correction may be setting up and may only be a few days or weeks away from initiating.  Our team of dedicated researchers and market analysts have been studying the markets, precious metals, and most recently the topping formation in the ES (S&P 500 Index).  We believe the current price pattern formation is leading into a price correction/reversion event that could push the US major indexed lower by at least 12 to 15%.

Historically, these types of price reversion events are typically considered “price exploration”.  Over time, investors push a pricing/valuation bias into the markets because of expectations and perceptions related to future market valuations and outcomes.  What happens when these current valuation levels and future expectations shift perspective from optimistic to potentially overvalued is that a price reversion event takes place.  This happens when investors shift focus, determine value exists at a different price level and abandon previous valuation expectations.

The rotation in price is actually a very healthy process that must take place from time to time.  The structure of price waves (for example Elliot Wave, Fibonacci, Japanese Candlestick, Gann and other price theories) are based on this process of price rising to overbought levels, then retracing to oversold levels – again and again as price trends higher or lower.  This is the process of “price exploration” – just as we are describing.  In order for price to trend higher or lower over time, price must move in the wave like pattern to identify true value (retracement/reversion) and extended value (a rally or selloff) in a type of wave formation.

Here are examples of the typical price wave formations within an extended or intermediate-term price trend, but before you continue quickly opt-in to our Free Market Trend Newsletter.

These price formations/structure are inherent in all price activity/movement in every financial instrument traded throughout the world.  They are the underlying structural foundation of all price activity and the basis of Elliot Wave, Fibonacci, Japanese Candlestick and many other price theories.

WEEKLY CUSTOM VOLATILITY INDEX

Our Custom Volatility index is highlighting a very interesting pattern/setup currently that suggests a moderate price reversion may take place over the next few days/weeks.  We’ve highlighted these patterns on the chart below illustrating how our Custom Volatility index helps to identify these types of patterns.  They form after a moderately deep price decline, the first downside (RED) line shown in these examples, and are followed by a moderate price recovery.  Then, a deeper price decline sets up only 3 to 5 weeks after the initial price bottom resulting in what can sometimes be a very broad market decline.

For example, the decline in February 2018 resulted in a very moderate second price decline compared to the initial selloff.  The October 2018 price decline resulted in a similar pattern on our Custom Volatility index, but the second price decline was much deeper and more violent than the example in February 2018.  This is the type of price correction that we are expecting to see happen within the next 2 to 4 weeks.

The current price rotation on our Custom Volatility index mirrors the previous rotations almost perfectly and the new breakdown event should only be 3 to 10+ days away from starting.  The big question is “will this be a moderate price reversion event or a more violent price reversion event like we saw in November/December 2018?”

WEEKLY CUSTOM SMART CASH INDEX

Our Custom Smart Cash Index is suggesting weakness is dominating the global markets right now.  We would expect to see our Smart Cash index rise as investor expectations rally and as global stock markets rally.  Yet, this index has been steadily moving lower as weakness dominates investor sentiment.  We believe we may begin a new price reversion event (a price breakdown) on some news event or economic that could push the global stock market dramatically lower – possibly my 12%+ or more.  Our earlier, August 19th breakdown predictions, suggested a downside breakdown could result in a 16% to 24% market correction – these levels are still very valid.

WEEKLY DOW JONES INDEX

The Dow Jones Index is setting up a DUAL-FLAG (pennant) formation that has kept our researchers entranced over the past few months.  This very broad market patter strongly suggests a very violent and explosive price move is just days or weeks away.  We’ve highlighted the “Flag Apex Range” on this chart to show you where and when we expect this explosive move to begin.  Investors need to be very aware that these flag/pennant formations are extremely close to reaching the breakout/breakdown APEX and all of our other research tools are suggesting a move lower is the highest probability outcome given the current markets setup.

CONCLUDING THOUGHTS:

As we’ve stated earlier, the global markets are very much “waiting on news events”.  It appears fundamentals and earnings are driving only 30~40% of the market movement recently.  NEWS is driving 60% to 70% of the global markets price rotation.  Geopolitical news, commodity supply news, war or any other aggression news is also very important in today’s world.  Pay attention to the news items that hit the markets as the global central banks attempt to navigate the undulating global market environment.

Our advice for skilled technical traders would be to protect everything from risks and prepare for some very extreme volatility over the next 3 to 15+ days.  We believe the APEX even is about to happen and it could become a massive price reversion event.

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I can tell you that huge moves are about to start unfolding not only in metals, or stocks but globally and some of these supercycles are going to last years. This quick and simple to understand guide on trading with technical analysis will allow you to follow the markets closely and trade with it. Never be caught on the wrong sie of the market again and suffer big losses. PDF guide: Technical Trading Mastery

As a technical analysis and trader since 1997, I have been through a few bull/bear market cycles. I believe I have a good pulse on the market and timing key turning points for both short-term swing trading and long-term investment capital. The opportunities are massive/life-changing if handled properly.

Chris Vermeulen
www.TheTechnicalTraders.com

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Is A Price Revaluation Event About To Happen?

Skilled technical traders must be aware that price is setting up for a breakout or breakdown event with recent Doji, Hammer and other narrow range price bars.  These types of Japanese Candlestick patterns are warnings that price is coiling into a tight range and the more we see them in a series, the more likely price is building up some type of explosive price breakout/breakdown move in the near future.  The ES (S&P 500 E-mini futures) chart is a perfect example of these types of price bars on the Daily chart (see below).

Tri-Star Tops, Three River Evening Star patterns, Hammers/Hangmen and Dojis are all very common near extreme price peaks and troughs.  The reason they form is that price is unable to rally or fall far enough within a normal trading day to project broader range types of Japanese Candlestick patterns and these rotational/top/bottom types of Japanese candlestick patterns are often found at or near key reversal points in price.  When they form in a series, like we are seeing currently, it is a very ominous warning that price will react in an explosive movement – either UP or DOWN. Be sure to opt-in to our Free Trade Ideas Newsletter.

Here are some examples of how these types of Japanese Candlesticks may appear in a chart.

Hammer type of patterns are similar to Doji pattern because the difference between the open/close price is very narrow.  Yet, instead of the Open/Close range forming near the middle of the price bar, Hammers form when this range forms near the high or low of the price bar.  They fall into the “umbrella” group of patterns and warrant a bit of extra consideration depending on where they form in price.  The can often create very clear warning signals just prior to a major price reversal.

SP500 (ES) DAILY CHART

This ES Daily chart highlights the sideways DOJI/HAMMER price channel that is setting up over the past 5+ trading days.  We believe this sideways, narrow price range, is going to prompt a massive price breakout or breakdown in the near future.  Historically, this current price level is strong resistance, thus, until we see any price move above 3035 on the ES, we must assume this resistance will continue to hold and a breakdown event may be the likely outcome.  The only way we can determine if price is capable of attempting to move higher is to wait for price to actually make a new high price above previous resistance.

MID CAP INDEX DAILY CHART

This MC, MidCap, Daily chart highlights the same period of time, but notice the range of the price bars on this MC chart are broader in range and scope.  We are not seeing Dojis bars like we are seeing on the ES chart.  This suggests that the real price action is taking place in the MidCap market, the Transportation Index and other trading instruments.  We would likely need to watch how the rest of the market is reacting to this sideways trading while attempting to understand that the S&P is setting up for a big breakout or breakdown event.

MID CAP INDEX WEEKLY CHART

This MC Weekly chart hSP500 (ES) Daily Chartelps us to understand the past 2+ years price rotation and why the current price levels, near 2000, are so important.  In January 2018, price collapsed from these levels.  In October 2018, price again collapsed from these levels – into a massive -24.85% downside move.  Currently, we’ve seen price test the 1995 level multiple times and fail.  Will it fail again and what is the potential for a broader downside price move?

As we stated earlier, until price is able to clear the 2000 price level, we must assume that resistance near 2000 will continue to hold and that price is more likely to move lower than higher at this time.  The only way we can determine if price is going to attempt to rally is to wait for it to attempt to reach a new high price from within recent price rotation.

Headed into this weekend, we would strongly suggest that all skilled technical traders plan for and prepare for some type of external new events, crisis events or anything that could drive price higher or lower.  It seems news is one of the biggest driving factors in the global markets recently.  Traders/investors are waiting for an impetus to drive trends.  The US Fed dropping rates really didn’t do much to improve investor sentiment.  It appears global traders want something BIGGER and BROADER to push prices higher at this time.  Improved global trade and economic ties would do it – but we don’t think that is going to happen within the next 3+ months.

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US Indexes Continue To Rally Within A Defined Range

This week ended with the S&P, Dow Industrials and Nasdaq stalling near recent highs.  From a technical perspective, both Thursday and Friday setup small range price bars (Doji candles or small Spinning Top type bars) after the upside price move on Wednesday.  These are indicative of price consolidation and indecision.

The news events that initiated this rally, nearly a week ago, continue to drive sentiment in the markets.  Yet the news from the ECB that new stimulus efforts would begin with $20 Billion Euros monthly invested in assets until they decide it is not required any longer suggests the EU is desperate to support extended growth and some renewed inflation.  This move by the EU pushed banks and the finance sector higher while the US stock market stalled near the end of the week.

At these lofty levels, almost all of our indicators and predictive modeling systems are suggesting the US stock markets are well within an overbought mode.  Of course, the markets can continue in this mode for extended periods of time as central banks and external efforts to support the asset/stock market continues, at some point investors/traders will recognize the imbalance in price/demand/supply as a fear of a price contraction.

We are very cautious that the market is setting up a lofty peak at this time.  It is important for traders and investors to understand the global situations that are setting up in the markets.  With precious metals moving higher, it is important to understand that FEAR and GREED are very active in the markets right now.  The continued capital shift that has been taking place where foreign investors are shifting assets into US and more mature economies trying to avoid risks and currency risks is still very active.  Yet the lofty prices in certain segments of the US stock markets means that this capital shift may take place where investment capital is shifted away from more risky US assets (high multiple speculative stocks) and into something that may appear to be undervalued and capable of growth.

The shifting focus of the global markets, the EU and the continued need for stimulus at this time is somewhat concerning.  Our view is to watch how the global markets play out and to maintain a cautious investment strategy.  We shifted into an extremely cautious mode back in February/March as the US market completed the October/December 2018 breakdown and precious metals started a move higher.  We continue to operate within this extremely cautious investment mode because we believe the foundation of the global markets are currently shifting and we don’t believe the stability of the markets is the same as it was after the February 2017 market collapse.

What do we believe is the result of this shift in our thinking?  This is very simple.  We are entering into the final 13+ months of the US presidential election cycle, the trade wars between the US and China continue to drag on with is muting economic activity, the EU continues to battle to find some growth/inflation while Great Britain attempts to work out a BREXIT deal as soon as possible.  Meanwhile, we continue to try to find opportunities in the markets with these extreme issues still pending.  We don’t believe any real clarity will happen until we near October/November 2020. Be sure to opt-in to our Free Trade Ideas Newsletter to get more updates.

This ES Weekly chart highlights the range-bound price rotation that currently dominates the US stock market.  Overall, the US stock market and the economy are much stronger than any other economy on the planet.  The risk factor is related to the fact that the capital shift which has been pushing asset prices higher as more and more capital flows in the US stock market may have reached a point of correction (headed into the US presidential election cycle).  As long as price stays within this range, we believe continued extreme volatility will continue.  Our Fibonacci system suggests price must close above 3178 to qualify as a new bullish trend and/or close below 2577 to confirm a new bearish trend.

This Transportation Index weekly chart shows a similar setup.  Although the Fibonacci price trigger levels are vastly different.  Price would have to climb above 11,475 to qualify for as a new bullish trend whereas it would only have to fall below 10,371 to qualify as a new bearish trend.  Given the past rotation levels, it is much more probable that price may rotate into a bearish trend before attempting to reach anywhere near the bullish price trigger level.

Our Custom volatility index suggests price has rallied last week well into the upper “weakness zone”.  This move suggests the upside price move may already be well into the overbought levels (again) and may begin to stall.  Traders need to be cautious near these level.  We continue to suggest that skilled technical traders should look to pull some profits from these lofty levels to protect cash/profits.  Any extreme volatility and/or a bigger price rotation could be disastrous for unprepared traders.

We are excited to see what happens early next week.  News will be a big factor – as it always is in this world.  Pay attention to how the markets open early this week and keep your eyes open for any crisis events (wars, bombings or other geopolitical news).  And get ready for some really big volatility to hit the global markets.

This is the time for skilled technical traders to really shine as these bigger moves roll on.

As a technical analysis and trader since 1997, I have been through a few bull/bear market cycles. I believe I have a good pulse on the market and timing key turning points for both short-term swing trading and long-term investment capital. The opportunities are massive/life-changing if handled properly.

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Earnings may surprise the stock market – Watch Out!

I believe the outcome of the past 6+ months with regards to global trade, currency devaluations, and consumer sentiment will result in weaker US earnings in Q2 than at any time over the past 3+ years.  We believe US stocks, after recently breaching key psychological price levels ($300 SPY and $3000 ES) are poised to set up a sideways Pennant price pattern formation headed into a key price breakdown near the middle of August 2019.

Our cycle indicator tools and predictive modeling suggests that August 19, 2019, is the date to watch out for and after that date, we believe the US and global stock markets may begin a new downward price phase that could lead to a dramatic price decline. Read our August 19 Top warning here

This week I will share a report showing some really interesting charts rm a very different point of view that signal a larger correction is coming based on some leading sectors and proprietary analysis. You can get this report by joining my free newsletter located at the bottom of my Current Index Trade Signal Page here.

Earning Season Expectations For This Week

Early this week, July 15 through July 19, a total of 173 companies will be reporting earnings – including a number of very large firms such as Bank Of America (BAC), Alcoa (AA), US Bancorp (USB), IBM, Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK), E-Bay (EBAY), Netflix (NFLX), Charles Schwab (SCHW), Citigroup (C), United Airlines (UAL), JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) and others.  The mix of reporting firms this week includes financial, consumer, basic materials, healthcare, home builders and many others.

If anything has disrupted these industries over the past 3+ months it has been the shock to the markets related to the October 2018 to December 2018 US stock market price collapse and the continuing trade wars/issues with China.  It is our opinion that these trade wars and pricing disruptions have resulted in a much more difficult environment for certain US and foreign nations to achieve Q2 expectations.  Thus, we are planning for a few interesting surprises over the next 10 to 15+ days.

Next week, July 22 through July 26, a total of 659 companies will be reporting earnings. We believe the bulk of these earnings reports will provide increased US and global market price volatility and could actually present a number of surprise results (both positive and negative).

The Nasdaq website reported this article on June 17, 2019, which we found interesting.

Expectations for Q2 2019, and to be quite honest – the rest of 2019, is overall quite negative from this article.  We believe the US markets will still be the top-performing global stock market because of the strength of the US economy and dynamic foundation of growth and opportunity going forward 2 to 4+ years.  But we are very concerned that the second half of 2019 stock market correction is about to hit and shock traders with a -15% to -20% (or more) price collapse initiated by the recent psychological price levels being breached and the Q2 earnings data that could shock the global markets.

From the Nasdaq article, Zacks Sector analysis for Q2 vs. Q1 2019 shows concern in a number of sectors while Consumer Discretionary and Retail/Wholesale shows Revenues increase and Margins fall.  Overall, it is quite distressing to see these expectations when one considers the strong economic data being released recently.

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The computer and technology sector seems uniquely poised for a very rough year based on Zachs expectations.  Overall, Q1 2019 earnings expectations were -6.7%, Q2 2019 earnings expectations are -11.5% and Q3 earnings expectations are -11.5%.  This does not look like a very positive set of data for the rest of this year and we believe this is where the real risk of a US stock market price collapse resides.

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Our Index Prediction Looking Forward

Months ago, we warned that a July 2019 market top is setting up and that we believed the US stock market would rotate much lower after a peak in July setup.  About 45 days ago, we adjusted our expectations to suggest that this top would likely form in August or early September based on our predictive modeling system output and our cycle tools.  We’ve honed the date down to August 19, 2019 (+/- 5 days) as the date that we believe the US stock market will TOP and/or initiate a new downside price move from this date.

You can see from the chart, below, that we believe the current price top may actually be near the highest point reached over the next 30+ days.  We believe earnings data will change the dynamics of price activity and increase volatility over the next 2 to 3 weeks.  Setting up a sideways Pennant price formation as the global markets and investors digest this new economic data.  Ultimately, a price breakdown is likely (a price revaluation event) that will allow for continued upside price growth in the future.

This Daily DJI chart highlights our expectations and highlights our Fibonacci Price Amplitude Arcs that suggest the true price top formation will happen sometime near August 19, 2019.  We believe this date is critical and that price could begin a very quick and dramatic downside price move near this date based on the data we are expecting to see from Q2 earnings.

In previous articles, we’ve suggested a simple trade setup technique we use to identify entry and exit points – the 100% Fibonacci Extension Move.

Earnings and Prediction Conclusion:

We urge traders to plan and prepare for this potential setup by reducing risk in long positions and preparing for a potential downside price move that could be related to global market concerns, Q2 earnings data and continued global trade/economic issues.

Overall, once this price revaluation event is completed, much like the event in Oct~Dec 2018 and the event in May 2019, the US stock market will very likely resume the upward price bias/trend and continue to attempt to establish new all-time price highs into 2020 and beyond.

Price rotations, like the one we are suggesting, may happen after August 19, 2019, are very healthy for the markets.  These types of moves allow price to establish support and resistance levels, revalue assets, shake out certain biases and provide for future price moves/trends.

Be prepared.  The data may result in a very big increase in volatility over the next 10~15+ days and this could result in a very dramatic price correction setting up as we’ve suggested.  Learn how our research team can help you stay ahead of these bigger market moves and find incredible trading opportunities as these big moves take place.

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Small Caps May Lead A Market Rally

We believe a unique Pennant/Flag formation is setting up in the US stock markets. We believe the Small Cap sector may provide a better technical reference to the price breakout we are expecting in late August or early September than the mid or large-cap sectors.  The charts tell a very interesting story when comparing the different sectors to the SPY.

As most of you are well aware, the very deep selloff between October and December 2018 prompted a low price pivot point that most technical analysts are using as a reference to support. What we find interesting is that these Small Caps have really failed to mount any type of price recovery.  We believe this is because of the continued capital shift where foreign investors and institutional investors are piling into mid-cap and large-cap equities chasing dividends and safety.  The small-cap index chart may provide the best technical reference for the pennant formation and eventual breakout move.

This weekly chart of TNA highlights exactly what we are referencing in comparison to the mid-cap and large-cap charts. Pay very close attention to the support level near $53.50.  Also, notice that define panic formation setting up after the December 2018 bottom. We believe the price rotation in the small-cap index is clearer and more identifiable than the rotation in the mid-And large-cap indexes.  We also believe the small-cap index will show early warning signs of price weakness or strength after the apex of this move.

The mid-cap and large-cap weekly charts paint a very different picture than the small-cap chart. We can see the upward price slow after the bottom in December 2018 was much more aggressive. We can also see an upward sloping Pennant formation setting up between the lower, blue, price channel and the magenta upward sloping price channel from the recent lows.  Please pay close attention to the upper and lower support zones we drawn on this chart. Any future break down in price will likely find support near the upper support zone and possibly pause near this level before attempting a breakdown further if needed.

This last SPY weekly chart highlights the similarities between the made In the large-cap indexes. The way price reacts to these channels as well as creates these Pennant formations in unison is rather interesting. Compared to the small chart, the TNA, it is clear that the main and large-cap prices are moving somewhat in tandem.

At this point in the process, we are waiting for wave 3 to end and wave 4 to begin of the pennant formation.  As price continues to consolidate within the pennant range, we should take advantage of opportunities that exist within this rotation and prepare for a brief breakout to new all-time highs. After new all-time highs are reached, we believe an immediate downside price rotation will begin sometime in September 2019 and last possibly into October or November 2019 – possibly longer.

Pay attention to vertical line number 10 on this chart. This price cycle reference occurs on September 8, 2019. It also occurs right after the apex of the pennant formation between the red and magenta lines. Our researchers believe a washout high price rotation, targeting new price highs, will be the likely resulting breakout move.  After the washout high exhausts, we believe an immediate downside move will likely begin and push prices back below the 282 to 270 level while attempting to find support.  Ultimately this downside move may attempt to retest the 240 level or lower. Time will tell.

Our suggestion is to pay attention to the small-cap index in relation to the mid-cap and the large-cap symbols. We believe the small-cap sector will provide greater detail for technical analysts and researchers. Overall, every one of these charts paints a fairly clear picture. We believe our research is accurate and that the market will do exactly as we are suggesting. The only thing that we are unsure of, at this point, is where the new all-time high price level will peak.

Our ADL predictive modeling system is providing some guidance in regards to this peak level.  We will continue to provide further guidance and research as these price swings continue. It would be wise to prepare to trade a tightening price channel as this pennant formation continues – then be prepared for some very big price swings in late August and all through September.

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Investors are confident, bullish and buying stocks, but…

The Technical Traders Ltd has identified a unique price to volatility relationship between the SP500 and VIX index.  The calculations required to compute the VIX index are composed of a number of factors. That final value of the VIX index is reported on an annualized basis. This means that VIX index as already internalized the past 12 months price volatility into the current VIX levels.

We believe this increased VIX volatility expectation could be muting future VIX spikes and trading systems focus on the VIX Index.  The fact that the VIX as likely to internalized that large October to December 2018 price rotation and will not move beyond this price range until well after April or May of 2020 creates a unique problem for VIX systems and analysts. In short, the VIX has normalized a 20% price volatility expectation, or more, and will not reduce this expectation until well after April or May of 2020.

Taking a look at this weekly VIX chart clearly highlights the large 472% increase in January and February 2018.  The reason why the VIX increased by this incredible amount is that the prior 12 months price volatility was extremely muted.  The price rotation in the SPX was -343, for a total of -12%. The second VIX Spike between October and December of 2018 resulted in a 227% increase while price rotated more than 600 points, -20.61%, in the SPX. Obviously, the larger price movement in October through December 2018 would have likely resulted in a large VIX move if prior volatility expectations had remained the same.

It is our belief that the January to February 2018 price volatility rotation increase the VIX volatility expectations by at least 30 to 40%. The second, much larger, price rotation during October to December 2018 pushed the VIX volatility expectations higher by at least 10 to 15%. Our researchers believe the normalized VIX levels representing current price volatility are likely to stay above 12 or 13 until well after November or December 2019 if price volatility and expectations stay rather muted. Any additional large price rotations, to the downside, will likely continue to normalize or internalize increased VIX level volatility expectations.

This SPX chart helps to compare the relative VIX price increases in relation to the true SPX price volatility. We’ve also drawn a 12-month price window, as a red box on this chart, to highlight how the VIX attempts to normalize the past 12 months volatility going forward. It is our belief that a move above 500 to 600 points in the SPX may only prompt a rally in the VIX to near 28 to 30. Whereas, the same price swing from October to December 2018 prompted a VIX move to about 36. We would need to see the SPX move at least 900 points before the VIX will spike above 25 again.  Remember after January or February of 2020 the VIX may begin to contract again as price volatility stays muted for the rest of this year.

We currently believe a large price rotation may be set up for near the end of 2019. Our proprietary cycle modeling systems and extended research are suggesting this downside move may begin sometime near August or September of 2019. Remember, this new VIX research suggests that any large price downswing may result in a very moderate VIX price increase at first. In other words, things could get very interesting towards the end of 2019 for traders.

Please take a minute to visit www.TheTechnicalTraders.com and see how we have been navigating, trading and profiting from the market over the past 17 months, I think you will be pleasantly surprised. Our research team believes the US stock market will likely form an extended pennant formation over the next 60+ days.  Now is the time for us to plan and prepare for what may become a very volatile second half of 2019 and early 2020.

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