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US Dollar Index … Expect Volatility

Commodities, priced in US Dollars, have been rising over recent days. We seldom comment on the US Dollar Index (symbol: DX), however we do track the index closely to understand the potential influence on US Dollar denominated commodity prices. The US Dollar

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Chinese Equity Market … The Trend Beacon Got It Right!

The Trend Beacon described the Chinese equity market as “overheated” in its featured article from the 23May15 edition, three weeks prior to the 15Jun15 top. Here’s a reprint of the article: Featured Article: Chinese Equity Market … Overheated May 23,

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The Big Picture … In Futures

Sometimes it just makes sense to step back and take a look at the bigger picture. If you’ve read  The Trend Beacon your familiar with  our proprietary Overbought vs Oversold Indicator which is applied to fifteen specific futures contracts. This

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US Dollar Index … Approaching A Crossroad

We seldom comment on the US Dollar Index (symbol: DX), however we do track the index closely to understand the potential influence on US Dollar denominated commodity prices. The US Dollar Index is approaching a crossroad in the $89.71 to $92.41 range. These levels

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Commodity Futures … A Look at the Big Picture

Every once in a while it makes sense to step back and take a look at the long term outlook for the commodity futures market. I prefer the Dow Jones UBS Commodity Total Return Index (DJUBSTR) for this purpose, given

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