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Jean-Pierre Desloges CFA  is a professional  investment consultant/ blogger/ trader with over 25 years of experience working on the buy and sell-side.

​​I have researched and invested in traditional and alternative asset classes and worked at Pensions Funds, International Banks and Dealers.   
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April 24

Trading Apple Shares - The iPackage
The iPackage of Trading Apple Section is Entirely Dedicated to intraday and dailly trading of the Mighty Apple ($AAPL) Shares.

SP1500 Volume Advance-Decline: Cumulative Still Bullish ?
The long-term uptrend is still clearly intact ​and the 7 DMA turned on the upside on ​April 15.

Russell 2000, DJ Industrial: Small Capitalization Underperforming ?
​​And the 21 Day Moving Averages turned south on March 21 and continue since then...

The Energy Sector : Still Outperform SP500 ?

The 21 DMA turned south on March 26.​

FACEBOOK DASHBOARD - FB
​​​​15 minutes, 4 hours and daily Candle Charts with technical indicators on Facebook Shares.

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​​​April 23
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The VIX/ Gold Correlation US Dollar and SP500: Higher Volatility Ahead ?
Expect more volatility in the US Dollar and SP500 in the next few sessions...​​

DJ Transport and Industrials Ratio: A New High Ever ?
Observe on the chart below that we reached in April 2014 on a ​ratio basis, the highest level made of the past 3 years​​!

SP500 Financials: Back Above the 50 DMA ?

We are now back above the 50 DMA since April 22 at ​22.91.


​​​​April 22
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​SP500: Ratio % Stocks Above50/200 DMA: A Weak Rebound ?
The ratio level have been rebounding very little compare to the​ low ​of April 11.

​Internet Stocks (FDN ETF): Capitulation Phase Over ?
The candle pattern on April 15 showed clearly a last capitulation wave.

SPY SPDR DASHBOARD
​15 minutes, 4 hours and daily Candle Charts with technical indicators.


​​​​​​​April 21

SP500 Emerging Financials Near Resistance Trendline ?
Observe the big falling wedge on Emerging Financials.

The Commitment of Traders Report (COT)
​ ( ES_F, NQ_F,EUR/USD, USDJPY, SPDR Gold Shares ($GLD), Crude Oil Futures ($CL_F), USD Index and US T-Note ($ZN_F ).
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FACEBOOK Daily Technicals - Back Into the the Coal Mine ?
We are still into a consolidation mode for Facebook Shares.


APPLE DASHBOARD AAPL
15 minutes, 4 hours and daily Candle Charts with technical indicators.


​​​​April 17
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ETF s Volume Indicator : Near Overbought Zone ?
We are near overbought zone for ETF s Adv/Decl Volume Indicator.

NYSE Advance Decline Indicator : Near Trendline Resistance ?

This indicator is really not far from the resistance level, even if the resistance line from the SP500 have been broken.

SP500 Financials HVol: Atypical HVol ?
Since April 11, we had an increase​​ in the Historical Volatility on SRFI  ​with a bullish trend, a very atypical behavior.


​​​​​​April 16

​​Risk On Risk Off ETFs : Still Full Risk On ?
That ratio tells us the market is still full risk On...

SP500 : Price Volume Trend : Not Convinced Yet ?
The rebound we had in the market since April 14 was not totally confirmed by the weak rebound in the PVT.

​​​​SP500 Consumer Discretionary: Divergence Still ?
And observe the divergence​​ since June 2013 and the Break Out compare to the February 24 level on the XLY and the Mighty SP500..


​​April 15

NYSE Advance Decline Indicator : Rebounding from Oversold Territory ?
Was into an oversold zone. on April 11; now in the rebounding phase.

Russell 2000 and SP500: Still Weakening ?
It is still weakening even if the market rebounded - a bad omen...

The Consumer Staples Sector : Outperforming SP500 ?
The last time that ratio was that cheap was back to July 2011.

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​​​​​April 14

​​NYSE Advance Decline Indicator : Oversold Territory ?
A huge divergence since mid-March. Now into an oversold zone.​

OIL Futures: COT Large Speculators: Still Into Accumulation Mode ?
​COT shows the OIL net long ​position of Large Speculators was 399.8k ( from 384.3K from 3 weeks ago )

The Healthcare Sector : My Broken Bullish Channel ?
We broke the bullish channel that started back in November 2013 on April 10 at 56.47.

FACEBOOK Daily Technicals - My Weekly Trendline Still at Play ?
Looking at a weekly chart,​ we are back below a major resistance trendline that started back in November 2013
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​​​​​​​​April 11

SP500 and the Yen: My Failed Break Out Combo ?
Interesting to note that in both cases ( Yen and SP500 ), both high made on March 7 have been rejected violently on April 4.

​The Semiconductor Sector : Still Outperforming SP500 ?
The last time that ratio was that high goes back to ​May 2012.

Internet Stocks (FDN ETF): Capitulation Phase: Wave 2 ?

​​​We are now within the second wave of the capitularion phase after a dead cat bounce on April 8 and 9.


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