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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 2nd April 2012

The past week has seen stocks push on to new highs but then pull back slightly into the weekend. Nevertheless, stocks still ended up having their best first quarter in 14 years, with large gains being seen in the S&P 500, Nasdaq 100 and the Nikkei 225. Elsewhere we have seen continued short-term weakness for […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 5th March 2012

The past week has seen stock indexes continue to climb higher but there are signs that momentum may be beginning to wane. The dollar has also advanced for the week overall and commodities have been mixed. With a few exceptions volatility is at much lower levels than it has been for much of the past […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 20th February 2012

The past week has seen stocks reach and move above our long-standing target of 1355 on the S&P 500 and U.S. stocks have now all but erased their losses since June 2008. The trend remains up for stocks with indexes either at or near multi year highs (the Dow 30 hit a 4 year highs […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 13th February 2012

The past week has seen stocks and the dollar end the week relatively flat although stocks did rise to new highs for the year. The trend for the dollar remains up overall and commodities remain mixed. Stocks For the past several weeks we have been writing about our 1355 target on the March S&P 500 […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 6th February 2012

It’s been another week or risk on, which has seen stocks continue in bullish mode and the dollar continue its recent weakness. The trend continues to be up for stocks and is still up overall for the dollar but that may be going to change. Commodities for the most part have continued to benefit from […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 23rd January 2012

We have been writing of late about the inverse correlation between stocks and the dollar and this past week has seen more in the way of risk-on, which has favoured stocks and led to dollar weakness. This move has started to shift the long-term trend to up for stocks, but it also still remains up […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 16th January 2012

We wrote last week that the way the year has started with both stocks and the dollar rising is unusual and this has continued this week. The dollar index has risen to its highest level in a year and the S&P 500 has also reached a multi-month high. Stocks and the dollar are historically inversely […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 9th January 2012

As we kicked off the new trading year we saw a bullish week for the dollar with moves very much in the direction of the long-term trend and also a continuation of short-term strength in stocks. This is an unusual move as stocks and the dollar are historically inversely correlated. The long-term trend for stocks […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Tuesday 26th December 2011

The past week has been a bullish one for stocks but has also seen the dollar weaken. Once again though the dollar’s decline has not been in proportion to the gain in stocks. Although stocks and the dollar have continued their inverse relationship, the moves in the dollar have been much less than the corresponding […]

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LS Trader Weekly Update – Monday 19th December 2011

Dear Alin, As the year moves into the last 2 trading weeks, the long-term trends continue as they have for much of the year, down for stocks and commodities, and up for the dollar and interest rate futures. Last Friday was triple witching, which saw stock index futures and forex futures roll out of December […]

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