Archive for April 11th, 2012

Job Growth: Sign of Economic Strength or Desperation?

| April 11, 2012

Prior to the disappointing March report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics last week, the recent gains in employment had suggested to many mainstream analysts that the economic recovery was gaining strength. However, upon closer examination, a troubling demographic trend suggests that recent employment growth may reflect the difficult environment facing older Americans. Fund manager […]

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Short-term Forecast for April 11, 2012

| April 11, 2012

S&P 500 Index Daily Chart Analyses The following technical and cycle analyses provide short-term forecasts for the S&P 500 index. For intermediate-term outlooks see the latest intermediate-term forecast and for long-term outlooks see the latest long-term forecast. Technical Analysis The index closed moderately higher today, reacting off of recent short-term lows of the overbought correction […]

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Confirmed Short-term Signal: Oil Market Cycle Analysis

| April 11, 2012

A cycle low signal was generated today, indicating that the beta low (BL) of the current short-term cycle likely occurred yesterday. A weak beta phase rally followed by a move below the BL would reconfirm left translation and favor additional short-term weakness. Alternatively, an extended beta phase rally that moves above the last alpha high […]

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