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2020-07-06 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

Emerging markets stocks have performed well lately, and indexes have broken away from their 200-day moving averages. Even so, less than 60% of stocks have managed to hold above their long-term averages, and there has been a jump in the number of them being overbought and spiking above their Bollinger Bands.; The spot price of copper has moved above the 3-month futures price, triggering backwardation. This is likely due to supply issues, but investors often believe it could also be due to a jump in economic demand. While it has not been a consistently good sign for copper itself, the stock market did have a tendency to rise after these episodes.

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2020-07-06 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

Emerging markets stocks have performed well lately, and indexes have broken away from their 200-day moving averages. Even so, less than 60% of stocks have managed to hold above their long-term averages, and there has been a jump in the number of them being overbought and spiking above their Bollinger Bands.

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2020-07-06 | Jason Goepfert | Lite

Investors taking the AAII surveys say that they're pessimistic, and yet they have a high allocation to the stock market.

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2020-07-06 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

The spot price of copper has moved above the 3-month futures price, triggering backwardation. This is likely due to supply issues, but investors often believe it could also be due to a jump in economic demand. While it has not been a consistently good sign for copper itself, the stock market did have a tendency to rise after these episodes.

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2020-07-03 | Troy Bombardia | Premium



2020-07-03 | Troy Bombardia | Premium



2020-07-02 | Jason Goepfert | Lite

A couple of smart money indicators show that those who tend to be right at sentiment extremes are still heavily long.

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2020-07-02 | Jason Goepfert | Premium

The latest AAII survey shows that investors increased their allocation to stocks in June. And yet the percentage of investors who consider them bullish remains extremely low. When there has been such a wide divergence between "saying" versus "doing", it was a mostly good sign for stocks.

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2020-07-02 | Troy Bombardia | Premium



2020-07-02 | Troy Bombardia | Premium




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