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2008 June at Trader’s Narrative

Archive for June, 2008

Here are two free online tools that analyse the relationship between stocks and help you to find correlated stocks (or negatively correlated stocks):
Select Sector SPDR Correlation Tracker

Any quantjock worth his salt will laugh at such a simplistic treatment of correlation but for the rest of us it is a useful tool. How useful is […]

Since the chart of crude oil priced in gold was interesting, Edward requested a chart of crude oil in Euros:

and for good measure, here is a chart of crude oil priced in Japanese Yen:

You’ll notice I didn’t include the axis on the charts - that’s because they would have been meaningless since I took the […]

This is a tough market to navigate and the cross currents make things extra slippery. Perhaps it would be better to take a step back from the superficial index numbers and levels and look at the internal market structure. With that in mind, here is a chart for the New High New Low index for […]

Last week I showed a long term graph of the price of crude oil adjusted for inflation. But some may disagree that that graph shows a complete picture since inflation can be misstated and since the US dollar is a worthless pieces of paper. Gold is real money. Or so I’m told. So let’s take […]

Sentiment Surveys
No significant change within the usual sentiment surveys. Both the AAII and II moved just 1% points: the AII going to 47% bulls from 46% and the Investor’s Intelligence bullish percent from 45% to 46%.
Hulbert Newsletter Sentiment
According to Mark Hulbert, out of 10 market timing newsletters with the best risk adjusted performance, seven are […]


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