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DJIA Chart: Classic ‘Head and Shoulders’

Posted by Larry Doyle on August 11th, 2011 9:01 AM |

Recent market volatility is clearly unnerving.

I believe the volatility is exacerbated by the general decline in broad based participation in the markets over the last few years. Additionally, the growth in derivatives, both within the equity and fixed income markets, has served to accentuate the swings.

I described these swings and the accompanying spike in volatility as the equivalent of an Adult Swim Only a few days ago when I wrote, What Caused the Market Meltdown?.

What are the implications for a market in which there is a lack of broad based participation?

To an ever increasing extent, professional traders study the charts and perform technical analysis to determine likely levels of support and resistance.

On that note, let’s navigate and review a chart of the Dow Jones Industrial Average which takes us back 5 years and provides a fabulous view of the recent cliff dive along our market landscape. (more…)

No Quarter Radio’s Sense on Cents Welcomes Back Joe Saluzzi

Posted by Larry Doyle on May 22nd, 2010 10:00 AM |

UPDATE: This episode of NQR’s Sense on Cents with Larry Doyle has concluded. You can listen to a recording of the episode in its entirety by clicking the play button on the audio player provided below. Once the audio begins, you can advance or rewind to any portion of the episode by clicking at any point along the play bar.

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What really happened in the markets on Thursday May 6th? Can regulators truly address the underlying issues that caused the ‘flash crash’ or are our equity exchanges fundamentally and structurally broken?

How can you protect yourself in the face of such unbelievable volatility? Who benefits and who loses in the face of this volatility?

Will circuit breakers proposed by regulators work? Will we witness more days like May 6th?

If you have any interest in our markets and our economy, you will not want to miss my show this Sunday evening from 8-9pm ET as No Quarter Radio’s Sense on Cents with Larry Doyle Welcomes Back Joe Saluzzi. >>>> (more…)






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