$29B 7y Note Auction Preview: Previous auction drew 2.258%, 2.59x bid/cover, 41.4% indirect bidders, 32.6% direct bidders12-auction averages: 1.984%, 2.57x bid/cover, 42.2% indrect bidders, 20.6% direct bidders
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TA Page SetUps
Here's today's list of a few hand-picked short-term technical patterns that we are currently eyeing for potential swing opportunities over the coming sessions. These selections are designed to assist the active trader and teach the developing novice in identifying low...
ETF Daily Notes
BriefingTrader Column: We come in today with another solid gap lower in the precious metals and very little else going on. This comes despite the strong headline bias over the weekend about more violence and "war without war" in Ukraine. My sense is that should serve...
In this Swing Trader report, I wanted to show a portion of a webinar we did for our Briefing Trader subscribers yesterday. To give a brief overview, my objective was to simply focus on "what is" in the market and not on what one thinks "should be." I've always be...
The Next Big Thing
Like a game of musical chairs, companies and their investment banks have been scrambling trying to rush their IPOs out the door, not wanting to be the last one standing before the music stops. Well, unfortunately for some companies, their timing was just off as we have...
The S&P 500 had been busy creating gains for six consecutive sessions, but on the seventh session it rested, slipping 0.2% in Wednesday's trading. That dip and then some is going to be made back at the start of trading today, however, thanks to an earnings report from...
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