Friday, August 11, 2017

As of Friday, August 11, 2017 at the close of trading EquitySurge™ has continued a strong sell signal for USA equities.

This week the market showed some vulnerability and significant volatility.

We have been very early in our skepticism of the rally from the election last November, and we’ve had to endure what turned out to be a strong run up in stocks since then. However unless you sell your long equity positions and lock in your gains before a major sell-off, then the gains are just numbers on a page, especially if the market declines significantly off those highs.

Here are some charts to get you thinking about just what may be at stake:

German DAX

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Hong Kong Hang Seng

Hong Kong Hang Seng 08112017

Tokyo Nikkei

Tokyo Nikkei 08112017

Gold

Gold 08112017

High Yield Bonds – USA

High Yield 08112017

Long Term US Treasuries – TLT

TLT 08112017

Russell 2000 Small Caps to S&P500 Index Ratio Chart

Russell 2000 Small Caps to SP500 08112017

US Dollar to Japanese Yen Currency Cross

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Sotheby’s to S&P500 Index Ratio Chart – One of the best early warning indicators!

Sothebys to SP500 08112017

If you would like to review the EquitySurge™ trading signals generated in 2016 and so far in 2017 please see the Trading Signal Performance Chart page.

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