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23 Jan '17, 04:27 Pacific Time: Volatility is moderate across the BEGOS Markets, 6 of the 8 higher, led by Copper (2.6400), +0.9%; weakest is Oil (52.62), -1.2%. The "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) for the Bond (150^26) are furthering their fall, price on Friday having gone sub-150. The Gold Update points to price's (1213.1) having risen for 4 straight weeks sufficient to flip the weekly parabolic trend to Long, the typical follow-through suggestive of a move at least up to the lower boundary of the 1240-1280 resistance zone; still, mind too the lofty levels of the "Baby Blues" for both Gold and Silver (17.170).

20 Jan '17, 04:27 Pacific Time: As the Bond's (150^05) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) continue to drop, the daily MACD is approaching a negative cross, (albeit that study had not recently qualified to make our Market Rhythms list). But the same study for Copper (2.6045) is on the list and also is approaching a negative cross; the red metal's "Baby Blues" may ratchet lower in a day or 2. Save for Oil (52.87) and the Spoo (2265.50), the 6 other BEGOS Markets are lower, and volatility is moderate. Rangiest is the Bond with a 79% EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing, followed by Silver (16.945) at 71%.

19 Jan '17, 04:26 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are mixed, presently with little change either way; volatility is moderate, the 3 metals having shown the most movement of the bunch. As noted, we've now got the Bond's (151^15) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) curling downward, the chart suggestive of a run down into the 148s. Similar blue dot drops from high levels may be in store for the PMs: Gold's (1203.5) "live" Baby Blue is +95%, whilst that for Silver (16.995) is +89%; still, with Gold's weekly parabolic trend now Long, we're eying 1240. ECB @ 04:45 PT; Housing/Philly Fed/Draghi @ 05:30 PT.

18 Jan '17, 04:25 Pacific Time: Save for the Spoo's (2263.50) being +0.1%, the balance of the other 7 BEGOS Markets are down, lead by Oil (Feb 51.70), for which the cac volume is moving into Mar (52.54), -1.5%; 'tis also leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 90%; otherwise, volatility is mostly moderate. Mind the Bond (152^23), its "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) in real-time just kinking lower, albeit still above the +80% level; that said, at Market Values, the Bond is well in line with its smooth valuation line. CPI: 05:30 PT; IndProd/CapUtil: 06:15 PT; NAHB: 07:00 PT; Fed's Tan Tome: 11:00 PT.

17 Jan '17, 04:26 Pacific Time: The 2-day session continues, the effect being a robust volatility reading for the BEGOS Markets, and which at present are bouncing about as Theresa May speaks on Brexit. Gold (1214.2) remains the leader, +1.4%, clearly satisfying our Market Rhythm Target of 1209.3, yet we're still eying 1240; but Copper (2.6405) is now the weakest, -2.4% and leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 176%; the red metal was getting high vs. its Market Magnet. Only the Spoo (2262.75), too, is lower at -0.4%, the balance of the bunch all higher. NY Empire comes due @ 05:30 PT.

16 Jan '17, 04:16 Pacific Time: This Sunday-Tuesday GLOBEX session finds the BEGOS Markets mixed and volatility moderate. Gold (1204.1) is leading both by gain, +0.6%, and by EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing, 72%; as anticipated in The Gold Update, the overnight high of 1208.7 was sufficient to flip the weekly parabolic trend to Long, which in turn opens the door for a run up to at least the bottom of the 1240-1280 resistance zone; obviously en route, the Market Rhythm Target of 1209.3 would be hit as 'twas signaled by the daily Price Oscillator, (see 10 Jan). Oil (52.15) is weakest of the bunch, -0.7%.

13 Jan '17, 04:30 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate with changes fairly modest either way, save for Oil (52.43) -1.1%; 'tis also the rangiest of the bunch with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 61%; quietest is the Spoo (2265.50) with just a 22% tracing. At Market Trends, Gold's (1197.5) "Baby Blues" have stretched (in real-time) above +80%; only those for the Bond (152^29) are as high, both markets having put in solid 21-day linreg uptrends, (with the balance of the other 6 components all still tilting upward as well). PPI/Retail Sales: 05:30 PT; UofM Sentiment/BusInvs: 07:00PT.

12 Jan '17, 04:26 Pacific Time: The 3 metals components of BEGOS are the session's leaders, with Gold (1204.6),Silver (16.940) and Copper (2.6280) all +1.1%. The yellow metal's high (1207.2) is near to its Market Rhythm Target of 1209.3, the daily Price Oscillator still positive and growing, as are the "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends). The balance of the bunch are also higher, ex-the Spoo (2263.75) -0.3%. The 21-day linreg trends of all 8 markets are positive at the expense of the Dollar (100.840) which year-to-date has essentially been falling. Ex/Im Pricing due @ 05:30 PT; Treasury Budget due @ 11:00 PT.

11 Jan '17, 04:25 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are mildly mixed; volatility is light-to-moderate; no one component is presently changed either way by more than 0.5%. Gold's (1188.4) daily Price Oscillator is growing to the positive side, the Market Rhythm Target in place at 1209.3; Gold's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) have room to further ascend, whilst at Market Values, price has only just returned up to its smooth valuation line, (albeit at Market Magnets, Gold might appear momentarily a bit high, but not to the extent 'twas when to the downside). Our Earnings Season page is characterizing the data from Q4.

10 Jan '17, 04:25 Pacific Time: Copper's (2.5700) daily Price Oscillator has provisionally swung to positive, calling for a nix of our 2.4470 Market Rhythm Target. Gold's (1185.0) daily Price Oscillator confirmed its swing to positive, giving us Target of 1209.3, ($2,800/cac as measured from this session's open of 1181.3). BEGOS Markets volatility is again light-to-moderate, Copper the rangiest with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 84%, with price up the most at +1.5%. 7 of the 8 components are higher, save for the Bond (152^20) which is just off at -0.1%. Whole Inventories due at 07:00 PT.

09 Jan '17, 04:16 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is light-to-moderate, the Bond (152^12) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 70%. Gold (1179.6) is firmest +0.6%, and Oil (53.01) weakest -1.3%. Despite some recent buoyancy, Copper's (2.5320) daily Price Oscillator is still negative, so we still maintain its Market Rhythm Target of 2.4470. The same study for Gold has provisionally crossed to positive: should that confirm at today's close, we'd be targeting a further 28 points higher ($2,800/cac) as measured from the next opening (today at 15:00 PT). Consumer Credit due @ 12:00 PT.

06 Jan '17, 04:32 Pacific Time: Copper's (2.5310) daily Price Oscillator remains to the negative side such that the Market Rhythm Target of 2.4470 is still intact; but the red metal's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are now on the rise from the -80% level, a portent of higher prices ahead. Conversely, the Spoo's (2263.50) "Baby Blues" continue their slide, with price itself having yet to crack, but 'twould appear due. BEGOS Markets volatility is light-to-moderate, save for Silver (16.525) which has traced 120% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Payrolls and Trade Deficit: 05:30 PT; Factory Orders: 07:00 PT.

05 Jan '17, 04:25 Pacific Time: Oil (53.80) swiftly met our fresh Market Rhythm Target of 52.20; Copper's (2.5570) Target of 2.4470 is still on the table given the ongoing negative daily Price Oscillator; Gold's (1174.1) daily moneyflow continues its advance above the 50 level, price having already all but touched the suggested 1180s. Gold and Silver (16.620) are both the BEGOS Markets leaders, each +0.8%; volatility is moderate-to-robust, Gold leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 118%. The Spoo (2260.25) is the weakest link, -0.2%. ADP is due @ 05:15 PT; ISM(Svc) is due @ 07:00 PT.

04 Jan '17, 04:23 Pacific Time: Volatility is moderate across the BEGOS Markets, all of which are higher save for the Bond (150^19) which is a pip below "unch". The leaders are both Silver (16.480) and Copper (2.5075), both +0.8%. Still, the red metal's daily Price Oscillator is negative, thus maintaining our Market Rhythm Target of 2.4470. Oil's (52.64) daily Moneyflow continues sub-50 (scale 100-0), so its Target of 52.20 is in place. The same study for Gold (1165.3) has crossed above 50, suggestive of the 1180s; the foot of our Gold page presently highlights that study. FOMC Minutes (14 Dec) @ 11:00 PT.

03 Jan '17, 04:26 Pacific Time: Another trading year commences with the usual robust volatility for the BEGOS Markets, with the EuroCurrencies, Bond (149^07), and Gold (1149.0) lower, and the industrial metals, Oil (54.91) and the Spoo (2254.50) higher. However, Oil's daily Moneyflow has confirmed a sub-50 downside crossing (scale 100-0) to give us a Market Rhythm Target of 52.20; at Market Values, Oil shows as some 5 full points "high". Copper's (2.5280) Target of 2.4470 remains in place given the still negative daily Price Oscillator. ISM(Mfg) & Construction kick off the year's EconBaro data at 07:00 PT.

30 Dec '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: As anticipated, the Spoo's (2248.25, +0.1%) 12-hr. Price Oscillator has confirmed crossing to negative; again whilst not on the present Market Rhythms list, the prior two crossings had better than 100 points of follow-through; Copper's 2.5055, +0.8%) daily Price Oscillator remains negative, the 2.4470 Market Rhythm Target still intact; and Gold's (1159.9, +0.1%) daily Moneyflow has provisionally crossed above 50 (scale 0-100) which suggests a move of some 70 points higher. Final year's day BEGOS Markets volatility is light-to-robust. Chi PMI @ 07:00 PT. Bonne Année!

29 Dec '16, 04:29 Pacific Time: Driving toward/through year-end, we're watching the 12-hr. Price Oscillator on the Spoo (2246.25, +0.1%) as 'tis within a session or 2 of crossing negative; said Market Rhythm is not presently on that page's list, due to whipsawing either side of 0 through out Oct, but its last 2 crossings have led to 100 further points of travel, of which there ought be plenty into the New Year. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate and all 8 are higher, led by Silver (16.165, +0.7%) and Oil (53.99, +0.6%); the Swiss (0.9802, +0.3%) is leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 84%.

28 Dec '16, 04:16 Pacific Time: On mostly moderate volatility, the BEGOS Markets have a mild downside bias, the exceptions being Oil (54.11, +0.4%) and the Spoo (2266.25, +0.3%). Weakest is Copper (2.4955, -1.1%) for which the daily Price Oscillator remains negative and thus the Market Rhythm Target of 2.4470 still in place. The Euro (1.04615, -0.4%) is the rangiest with a 72% EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing. At Market Values, the extremes for both Gold (1139.0, "unch" and the Spoo have begun to unwind, but still are excessive, (Gold 70 pts "low", the Spoo 60 pts "high"). Pending Homes at 07:00 PT.

27 Dec '16, 04:19 Pacific Time: Copper's (2.4735, -0.2%) daily Price Oscillator is notched further negative toward keeping our Market Rhythm Target of 2.4470; at Market Trends, the red metal's "Baby Blues" continue their tumble. But the PMs are the session's best BEGOS Markets performers, with Silver (16.030, +1.6%) and Gold (1144.02, +0.8%), such direction of note given the Bond (148^28, +0.1%) and EuroCurrencies are working lower. Volatility is mostly light, save for the PMs, the EDTR (See Market Ranges) tracings at 137% for Gold and 86% for Silver. Consumer Confidence comes due at 07:00 PT.

23 Dec '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: The daily Price Oscillator for Copper (2.4980, -0.4%) finally confirmed its negative crossing, giving us a Market Rhythm Target of 2.4470. Oil's (54.35. -0.6%) daily Moneyflow is provisionally crossing the sub-50 level (scale 100-0), which if confirmed would give us a Target from the next session's open (Mon, 15:00 PT) of 2.00 points lower ($2,000/cac). The BEGOS Markets are mildly mixed and volatility is light. Again, per Market Values, the "high" excess remains for the Spoo (2258.25 "unch") as does the "low" excess for Gold (1133.0, +0.3%). New Homes at 07:00 PT. Merry/Happy All !

22 Dec '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: Copper's (2.4715, -0.9%) daily Price Oscillator has provisionally crossed to negative; should it so be at session's end, we'd get a Market Rhythm Target of 0.060 points lower ($1,500/cac) from the opening price of the Fri session (at 15:00 PT today); Copper is the weakest of the BEGOS Markets, all of which are down, save for the EuroCurrencies; volatility is light-to-moderate, with Copper leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 64%, followed by Silver (15.89, -0.5%) with a 54% tracing. Incoming EconBaro data includes Final Q3 GDP, Personal Inc/Spd & PCE, Durables, and LEI.

21 Dec '16, 04:21 Pacific Time: In a reversal of yesterday, 6 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are presently in the black, albeit net changes in either direction are muted and volatility is mostly light. Rangiest is the Swiss (0.9807, +0.3%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 54%; most docile are both Oil (53.65, +0.3%) and the Spoo (2264.50, -0.1%) with EDTR tracings of just 22%. Copper's (2.5090, +0.2%) daily Price Oscillator is all but a positive nub; at Market Trends, Copper's "Baby Blues" continue to drop. 11 EconBaro metrics are due the next 3 days, starting with Existing Homes today at 07:00 PT.

20 Dec '16, 04:19 Pacific Time: 6 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are presently in the red, the weakest being Silver (15.870, -0.9%) and Gold (1134.2, -0.5%); still not helping Silver is Copper (2.4975, -0.2%); in realtime, the "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) for both the white and red metals are now sub-0%. Still, Copper's daily Price Oscillator has yet to break into the negative side despite its trending in that direction; its current signaling record is listed at Market Rhythms. At Market Values, Gold is running 100 points "too low" and the Spoo (2264.75, +0.2%) 100 points "too high". Up the most is Oil (53.36, +0.4%).

19 Dec '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are mixed (4 up, 4 down) with no one changed presently by more than 1% either way; volatility is light-to-moderate. Weakest is Copper (2.5250, -0.9%), which as described in The Gold Update has its "Baby Blues" (See Market Trends) in accelerative free-fall, in turn boding negatively for Silver (16.07, -0.4%) should Gold (1140.0, +0.3%) not materially firm. Tis a wee gain on the day for the yellow metal, but 'tis the upside leader. Yet at the moment, the white metal's "Baby Blues" are set to go sub-0% and price is below its Market Profile supporter of 16.10.

16 Dec '16, 04:24 Pacific Time: Save for Copper (2.5735, -0.9%), the other 7 BEGOS Markets are higher, led by the PMs (Silver 16.145, +0.8%), (Gold 1136.5, +0.5%) and the Bond (148^30, +0.5%); volatility is moderate. Our Market Rhythm Target for the Swiss (cur 0.9776, tar 1.0038) was nixed yesterday, the daily MACD confirming a cross to negative. Copper's daily Price Oscillator continues to decline, but has yet to cross negative; the red metal's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are extending their fall. EuroCurrencies rolling into Mar; Oil (Feb 52.35) cac volume rolling to Feb. Housing @ 05:30 PT.

15 Dec '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: As put (12 Dec) Gold (1132.6, -1.0%/GLOBEX or -2.7%/COMEX) is continuing to giving ups its gains for 2016, now year-to-date +6.8% vs. 29.9% back on 06 Jul; The Gold Update has noted the dearth of support sub-1190. On the day, weaker still is Silver (16.245, -3.8%/GLOBEX or -5.7%/COMEX). 4 of the 8 BEGOS Markets have exceeded 100% of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges), namely the PMs and the EuroCurrencies; only higher of note is Oil (51.00, +0.5%). 13-year Dollar (103.025) high. CPI, Philly Fed, NY Empire, Q3 Current Acct all @ 5:30 PT; NAHB @ 07:00.

14 Dec '16, 04:27 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is mostly light, save for Copper (2.6050, +0.3%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 102%, 2nd comes Silver's (17.180, +1.3%) tracing of 67%; narrowest is the Spoo's (2268.50, "unch") at just 20%. The Swiss (0.9908, +0.3%) is maintaining its positive daily MACD, keeping the 1.0038 Market Rhythm Target intact. At Market Trends, Copper's "Baby Blues" are accelerating more to the downside, (daily Price Oscillator is still positive). Retail Sales/PPI: 05:30PT; IndProd/CapUtil: 06:15 PT; BusInv: 07:00 PT; Fed Hike: 11:00 PT; Yellen: 11:30 PT.

13 Dec '16, 04:15 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are narrowing, the FOMC 2-day meeting starting today; components are mixed, and save for the Spoo's (2256.25, +0.3%) EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 58%, the balance are all sub-50%; firmest again is Oil (53.33, +1.7%) and weakest is Gold (1160.6, -0.3%). Our Market Rhythm Target for the Swiss (cur 0.9879, tar 1.0038) remains alive as the daily MACD is still positive; also we're eying Copper's (2.6240, +0.7%) daily Price Oscillator as it trends toward crossing to negative; prudence is warranted given the FOMC tomorrow. Ex/Im Pricing: 05:30 PT.

12 Dec '16, 04:20 Pacific Time: The Gold Update cites concern for Gold (1157.7, -0.3%) conceivably giving up its gains for the year, (albeit it settled last week +10% net in 2016, still the best performance in six years); of late, Silver (16.945, +0.2%) has been the firmer of the 2 PMs. BEGOS Market volatility is moderate, the exception being Oil's (53.81, +4.5%) having traced 106% of its EDTR, Russia jumping on the supply cut bandwagon. The Bond (147^22, -0.5%) is the weakest if the bunch. The Swiss' (0.9868, +0.2%) daily MACD remains on the positive side, the Market Rhythm Target thus still intact for 1.0038.

09 Dec '16, 04:20 Pacific Time: The Swiss' (0.9820, -0.2%) daily MACD is weakening such that it looks to go negative prior to reaching our Market Rhythm Target of 1.0038, (provisionally, that MACD is still positive such as to not formally nix the Target); but the Swiss' daily Parabolics would flip to Short at 0.9809. The Bond (149^01, -0.3%), EuroCurrencies and PMs are lower; Copper (2.6475, +0.8%) is firmest followed by Oil (51.24, +0.5%) and the Mar Spoo (2243.50, just above "unch"); BEGOS Markets volatility is running light-to-moderate. Whole Inventories and UofM Sentiment both due at 07:00 PT.

08 Dec '16, 04:19 Pacific Time: Volatility is more moderate than 'twas at this time yesterday for the BEGOS Markets, albeit the quietest of the bunch is Gold (1178.6, +0.3%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of just 27%. Oil (50.24) is the firmest component, +0.8%, whilst weakest is the Bond (150^18), -0.5%. At Market Values, the Spoo (Dec 2237.50, Mar 2232.00) is at its most overvalued reading (+133 points) in more than 2 years, (after which the S&P fell some 5% within 3 weeks during 2014 from late Nov into Dec); our "live" P/E of the S&P is 34.1x. ECB: 04:45 PT; Draghi: 05:30 PT.

07 Dec '16, 04:31 Pacific Time: Again, BEGOS Markets volatility is, at best, light, the one exception being Copper (2.6855, 0.6%), up the most of the bunch, and sporting an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 59%. Only Oil (50.70, -0.4%) and the Spoo (2209.75, -0.1%) are mildly in the red. At Market Values, the Spoo remains 100+ points high above its smooth valuation line, albeit at Market Trends, the "Baby Blues" have steadied a bit from their otherwise new decline. The Swiss' (0.9907, +0.1%) daily MACD remains positive, keeping in place the 1.0038 Market Rhythm Target. Consumer Credit: 12:00 PT.

06 Dec '16, 04:21 Pacific Time: Subtle across the board are the BEGOS Markets with no one component presently off by more than 0.4% either way; volatility is light. Rangiest of the bunch is the Euro (1.07395, -0.3%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 48%. The Swiss' (0.9918, -0.2%) daily MACD has confirmed going positive for a Market Rhythm Target of 1.0038; we've been anticipative of the Spoo's (2204.25, "unch") 12-hr. Price Oscillator going negative, but is hasn't (yet) occurred; again, keep an eye on the Spoo's "Baby Blues" at Market Trends. Trade Deficit: 05:30 PT; FactOrdrs: 07:00 PT.

05 Dec '16, 04:29 Pacific Time: As if 'twas already priced in, the market responses to Italy's "No!" vote have reversed, and then some, producing robust volatility for the BEGOS components, the EDTRs (see Market Ranges) for 4 of 8 them exceeding 100%; not surprisingly, rangiest is the Euro (1.07055, +0.3%) with a 222% tracing. The Swiss' (0.9905, +0.1%) daily MACD has provisionally gone positive, (watch for a Market Rhythm Target). Strongest is Copper (2.6615, +1.3%); weakest is Gold (1168.4, -0.9%). At Market Trends, mind the Spoo's (2201.50, +0.5%) falling "Baby Blues". ISM(Svc): 07:00 PT.

02 Dec '16, 04:17 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is fairly light with all of the components lower by less than 1%, save for the Bond (149^29, +0.4%). Rangiest is Silver (16.440, -0.7%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 78%. The Spoo's (2186.50, -0.2%)"Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) have broken below their +80% level, a harbinger of lower prices at least near term; at Market Values, the Spoo has been over 100 points above its smooth valuation line since 21 Nov until this morning (presently +99); the Spoo's 12-hr. Price Oscillator is barely positive and declining. Payrolls data due @ 5:30 PT.

01 Dec '16, 04:32 Pacific Time: The Bond's (150^13, -0.4%) Market Rhythm Target of 154^14 is quickly nixed as the daily MACD whips back to negative; the Target for Oil (cur 50.01, +2.1%, tar 49.80) has been met, price trading back in the 50s for the 1st time since 28 Oct. The BEGOS Markets are mixed and volatility is moderate; weakest is Silver (16.440, -0.7%), whilst Gold (1171.8, -0.3%) has traded sub-1170 for the 1st time since early Feb. At Market Trends, the "Baby Blues" of downtrend consistency for the Bond, PMs and EuroCurrencies all are below -80%. ISM(Mfg) & Construction Spending: 07:00 PT.

30 Nov '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: OPEC swirlings have Oil (49.04, +8.4%) strongly up and sporting the largest of the BEGOS Markets' EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 215%; the balance of the bunch are mixed on moderate volatility; Oil's daily positive MACD is being reinforced, the Market Rhythm Target remaining 49.80. The Bond (Mar 151^31, -0.6%) confirmed its positive MACD crossing for a Target of 154^14. The Spoo's (2209.00, +0.2%) 12-hr. Price Oscillator is nearing negative, and the Euro's (1.06430, -0.1%) daily Parabolics are nearing Long. Busy EconData data day; Fed's Tan Tome: 11:00 PT.

29 Nov '16, 04:18 Pacific Time: Save for the Spoo (2204.00, +0.2%), the balance of the 7 other BEGOS Markets are in the red; volatility is mainly moderate. Off the most is Oil (46.21, -1.5%), however its daily MACD remains positive, thus maintaining the Market Rhythm Target of 49.80. Rangiest is Copper (2.6300, -1.1%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 83%; most docile is the Bond (153^20, -0.1%) with just a 25% tracing; the Bond's daily MACD has provisionally crossed to positive, which if confirmed ought present a new Target. Q3 2nd GDP read: 05:30PT; Consumer Confidence: 07:00 PT.

28 Nov '16, 04:18 Pacific Time: Volatility is moderate-to-robust for the BEGOS Markets, Copper (2.7060, +0.5%) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 119%. The upside leader is Silver (16.680, +1.0%), to the downside 'tis the Spoo (2204.75, -0.3%). The Gold Update points to Gold's (1189.5, +0.5%) further downside susceptibility in last week's breaking sub-1199 to as low as 1170; thus the firming to start the new week is a welcome positive for the present. Oil's (45.85, -0.2%) daily MACD is still positive, so the 49.80 Market Rhythm Target is intact. A busy EconData week after today.

25 Nov '16, 04:19 Pacific Time: The Wed-Fri GLOBEX session continues with EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings suggestive of moderate volatility across the BEGOS board. Gone is Oil's (47.39, -1.1%) gain from yesterday, yet the daily MACD remains positive such as to maintain the Market Rhythm Target of 49.80. Gold's (1188.7, +0.1%) 12-hr. Parabolics have their hurdle price to go Long presently at 1197. At Market Values, the Spoo (2205.00, +0.2%) is at its highest level above its smooth valuation line in over a year (121 points in real-time). All BEGOS products cease today's trading at either 10:15 PT or 10:45 PT.

24 Nov '16, 04:31 Pacific Time: StateSide 'tis Thanksgiving, but the dual-day GLOBEX session finds the BEGOS Markets with light-to-moderate volatility, having 4 components up and 4 down. Leading to the upside is Copper (2.6575, +1.6%), the red metal also the rangiest with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 85%. Off the most is Silver (16.295, -0.3%). Least rangy is the Spoo (2202.25, +0.1%) with a 21% EDTR tracing. Oil's (48.21, +0.6%) Market Rhythm Target is in place at 49.80. The PM's fallout has kept Gold's (1186.2, -0.1%) 12-hr. Parabolics from flipping to Long. Trading Halt: 10:00 PT-15:00 PT.

23 Nov '16, 04:22 Pacific Time: Volatility is at best light across the BEGOS Markets and changes are muted; EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings are narrow as well. For the StateSide physical bourses, this is the week's last full session (Fri's is abbreviated); Fri's GLOBEX session begins today (Wed) at 15:00 PT, halting tomorrow (Thu) from 10:00 PT - 15:00 PT. Oil's (47.90) Market Rhythm Target of 49.80 is intact given the positive daily MACD. As noted, we're watching for Gold's (1210.1) 12-hr. Parabolics look to flip Long, the hurdle now at 1218. Durables: 08:30 PT; New Homes: 07:00 PT; FOMC Minutes: 11:00 PT.

22 Nov '16, 04:16 Pacific Time: The Spoo (2199.00, +0.2%) has crossed above 2200 for the 1st time ever; given "fair value" is -2.63, at present the S&P (2198.18) would trade atop 2200 for its 1st time as well. The BEGOS Markets have a mild upside bias with volatility moderate. Oil (48.25, -0.2%) has traded as high as 49.20, its Market Rhythm Target per the positive daily MACD crossing being 49.80. The PMs are firming so far into the week: Gold's (1216.6, +0.2%) 12-hr. Parabolics look to flip Long should 1225 trade which ought then present a Target of 12 upside points from confirm. Existing Homes: 07:00 PT.

21 Nov '16, 04:39 Pacific Time: All 8 BEGOS Markets are higher and volatility light-to-moderate in starting this abbreviated StateSide trading week (3 1/2 days for the physical bourses). Copper (2.5155) and Oil (47.20) are the upside leaders, both +1.9%; least up is the Swiss (0.9919) +0.1%. Copper is leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 79%. As noted (17 Nov), Oil has since confirmed a positive crossing on its daily MACD to give us a Market Rhythm Target (basis Jan) of 49.80, (ideally from this session's open of 46.60, for $3,200/cac). At Market Trends, Oil's "Baby Blues" continue their ascent.

18 Nov '16, 04:24 Pacific Time: Similar to this time yesterday, the BEGOS Markets are little changed to mildly lower on fairly light volatility, again save for Oil (Jan 46.14, +1.4%) as its "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) continue to ascend; Oil leads the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 70%. The PMs in spending the week trying to firm having now broken below last week's lows, albeit Gold (1211.1, -0.4%) is well off this session's low of 1201.3; the PMs' "Baby Blues" remain falling. At Market Values, the Spoo (2172.75, -0.1%) is the highest its been above its smooth line valuation line since 01 Dec of last year.

17 Nov '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: The net changes in BEGOS Markets are muted and volatility is light-to-moderate; the exception is Oil (Jan 46.85, +2.2%), which also has the rangiest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 68%; cac volume is rolling from Dec into Jan, (1st notice is Tue, 22 Nov); as noted, Oil's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are curling to the upside, plus the daily MACD is very near to crossing positive, which upon confirmation looks to set up a Market Rhythm Target of some 3 full points higher. CPI, Housing data and the Philly Fed all due @ 05:30 PT. Then comes Yellen (JECC) @ 07:00 PT.

16 Nov '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: All 8 BEGOS Markets are in the red and volatility is moderate. Off the most is Oil (45.20, -1.2%) and rangiest is the Bond (153^23, -0.6%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 80%. At Market Values, the Bond appears near an "extreme" low vis-à-vis it smooth valuation line, whilst the Spoo (2171.75, -0.3%) appears near an "extreme"high. At Market Trends, Oil's "Baby Blues" have just started an upward curl (from -90% on the web page to -85% in real-time). The EuroCurrencies are at multi-month lows. PPI: 05:30 PT; IndProd/CapUtil: 06:15 PT; NAHB: 07:00 PT.

15 Nov '16, 04:32 Pacific Time: Only 1 BEGOS component is in the red, Copper (2.4750, -1.7%), the red metal also sporting the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 173%; with the balance of the bunch up, their volatility is tamer, at best moderate. Up the most is Oil (44.69, +2.2%), its EDTR tracing being 95%. The Spoo (2163.25, +0.1%) has traded but 1 point below its largest Market Profile supporter of 2160; were that level to notably break, further Profile support lies in the 2140-2136 area. 3 days of EconData begins: Retail Sales, Ex/Im Pricing & NY Empire @ 05:30 PT, then BusInvs @ 07:00 PT.

14 Nov '16, 04:38 Pacific Time: The PMs are steading themselves, albeit both Gold (1222.8, -0.4%) and Silver (17.185, -1.0%) have marginally punched through their prior week's low (of 1218.7 & 17.170); The Gold Update depicts the topping of the "Baby Blues", yet emphasizes "zany" markets ahead with the 14 Dec FOMC statement in the balance. The BEGOS Markets are lower, save for Copper (2.5532, +1.9%) which low-high last week was +21.2, and a lightly higher Spoo (2163.25, +0.1%). Robust volatility is led by Copper's EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 167% and that for the Bond (153^23) at 132%.

11 Nov '16, 04:28 Pacific Time: Volatility is moderate amongst the BEGOS Markets, save for Copper (2.6840), which has had but 1 down day in the last 15, and with a post-election push, is now (from its 21 October close of 2.0885) +28%; in this session, the red metal is +5.7% and has traced 371% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). All of the other components are presently changed by less than 1% either way. Silver's (18.595) industrial metal side has, thanks to Copper, kept its level buoyed, whilst Gold (1257.8) has sunk back into the midst of its 1280-1240 support zone. UofM Sentiment due @ 07:00 PT.

10 Nov '16, 04:29 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are mixed and volatility robust. At our Market Ranges page, the sharp spikes in EDTRs suggest very rangy days at least over the near-term. At Market Trends, we're mindful that the "Baby Blues" for the PMs may breakdown from here to again test the near-term support in the Market Profiles for both Gold (cur 1281.6) and Silver (cur 18.730). The highest trade ever on the S&P (2163.26) is 2193.81 (15 Aug): the Spoo (2172.50) would presently see the S&P open to 2177; given the Spoo's EDTR is 31 points, a new high may be nigh. Treasury Budget: 11:00 PT.

09 Nov '16, 04:21 Pacific Time: The Spoo (2093.00, -2.0%) went limit down overnight (low 2028.50, -5.0%). BEGOS Markets volatility is extreme, but most of the components have come well back toward the center of their session ranges. The Spoo remains the weakest of the bunch, followed by the Bond (159^23, -1.5%); Oil is justly mildly off (44.70, -0.3%). The balance are all higher, led by Gold (1301.9), Silver (18.740) and Copper (2.4235) each +2.0%. The largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings are the Spoo @ 601%, the Bond @ 501% and Gold @ 471%. Wholesale Inventories come due at 07:00 PT.

08 Nov '16, 04:30 Pacific Time: 6 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are presently off, but none by more than -0.7%, that being Copper (2.2960); mildly up are the Bond (162^31, +0.2%) and Silver (18.185, +0.1%); the white metal's 12-hr. MACD has provisionally crossed to negative: were that to confirm come 12:00 PT, a Market Rhythm Target could then be set for 0.340 points ($1,700/cac) lower, but caution is warranted (on any component's unhedged/unprotected position) given Markets' responding to incoming Election Day data, be it from exit polling during the RTH sessions or from results during the evening.

07 Nov '16, 04:28 Pacific Time: Most of the BEGOS Markets significantly gapped one way or the other at the open (Sun. 15:00 PT), moving beyond either their "high if an up day" or "low if a down day" guesstimates vis-à-vis their respective EDTRs (see Market Ranges). To the upside are Oil (44.79, +1.5%), Copper (2.2880, +1.3%) & the Spoo (2107.25, +1.2%). Weakest is Gold (1288.2, -1.3%). As detailed in The Gold Update, the S&P (2085.18, but would open now 'round 2112) was down for 9 straight days, tying the record since 1980. A light data week begins with Consumer Credit at 12:00 PT.

04 Nov '16, 04:26 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are barely unchanged either way, volatility being mostly light. Again, the PMs are the rangiest, Gold (1302.7, -0.1%) sporting an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 69% and Silver (18.345, -0.1%) a 59% tracing. At Market Trends, the PMs "Baby Blues" are the most upside-impressive of the bunch, yet further at Market Values, Gold is not excessively high above its valuation line, although we're a bit sensitive to price's distance above its Market Magnet. The S&P (2088.66) has posted 8 straight down days. Payrolls and Trade Deficit due at 05:30 PT.

03 Nov '16, 04:25 Pacific Time: The PMs have had a strong near-term up run, but are the weakest of the 8 BEGOS Markets: Silver (18.120) is -2.0% and Gold (1291.4) is -0.5%; the upside leaders are Oil (45.77, +0.6%) and Copper (2.3305, +0.5%). Volatility is moderate-to-robust, the rangiest being Silver by its EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 165%, followed by Gold's 146% tracing; Oil is the most docile with a 38% tracing. The Eurocurrencies, by their Market Magnets, appear at near-term high extremes. EconBaro data includes: Q3 Productivity at 05:30 PT, plus Factory Orders and ISM(Svc) at 07:00 PT.

02 Nov '16, 04:27 Pacific Time: The Market Rhythm Target for the Swiss (cur 1.0309, tar 1.0231) was swiftly achieved; today, the EuroCurrencies, PMs and Treasuries are being bid higher still. At Market Values, Gold (1296.6) has finally returned (in real-time) to its smooth valuation line for the first time since 30 Sep, (after which came the early Oct selloff); at Market Trends, the "Baby Blues" for both Gold and Silver (18.505) are leaping (in real-time) into positive territory, whilst those for Oil (45.95) continue to fall. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate. ADP @ 05:15 PT; FOMC "no-go" statement @ 11:00 PT.

01 Nov '16, 04:27 Pacific Time: The Swiss' (1.0182) daily MACD has confirmed an upside cross for a Market Rhythm Target of 1.0231 (ideally from 1.0135, this session's opening price). BEGOS Markets volatility is picking up, running moderate-to robust. Leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings is Silver (18.190, +1.6%) at 118%, followed by the Swiss (+0.5%) at 108% and then Gold (1286.9, +0.7%) at 89%. In real-time, the "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are crossing above the 0% axis for both Gold & Silver, the 21-day linreg trends swinging up. ISM(Mfg) & Construction Spending: 07:00 PT.

31 Oct '16, 04:25 Pacific Time: As expected, the Bond's (162^10) Market Rhythm Target of 165^23 was nixed, as was that for Copper (cur 2.1915, tar 2.0570). Per the 27 Oct comment, the Swiss' (1.0137) daily MACD is now provisionally crossing positive; if confirmed today, an upside Target of 0.0096 ($1,200/cac) would be added to the next session's opening price. The BEGOS Markets are mixed on moderate volatility in starting a busy economic week of 20 EconBaro metrics, (plus a "no-go" FOMC statement come Wed). Personal Inc/Spd & PCE Inflation due @ 05:30 PT; Chi PMI: due @ 06:45 PT.

28 Oct '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: The Bond's (162^11) daily MACD has provisionally crossed to negative; upon day's end confirmation, 'twould nix our Market Rhythm Target of 165^23; Copper's (2.1755) daily Price Oscillator remains barely negative, but as noted, its Target of 2.0570 faces nixing as well. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate, and all 8 components presently are little changed either way, the best being Copper +0.5%, the weakest being Oil (49.46) -0.3%. At Market Trends, the "Baby Blues" for the PMs continue their ascents, whilst those for Oil continue to plummet. 1st peek at Q3 GDP @ 05:30 PT.

27 Oct '16, 04:22 Pacific Time: Our open Market Rhythm Targets for both Copper (cur 2.1615, tar 2.0570) and the Bond (cur 162^27, tar 165^23) are both looking to get nixed, the red metal's still-negative daily Price Oscillator becoming less so, and the Bond's still-positive daily MACD trending toward a downside cross. We're watching for the Swiss' (1.0110) daily MACD to turn positive perhaps by week's end for a fresh Target. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate, save for Copper which has traced 116% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). PMs appear firm. Durables due at 05:30 PT; Pending Homes at 07:00 PT.

26 Oct '16, 04:20 Pacific Time: Following yesterday's up-spike, Copper (2.1380) has stalled: its daily Price Oscillator is still to the negative side such, that for now, our Market Rhythm Target of 2.0570 remains in place. The Bond's (164^09) daily MACD continues as positive, keeping the Target of 165^23 intact there. The BEGOS Markets are mixed on mostly moderate volatility; the largest present change is Silver's (17.675) being -0.5%; Oil (49.24, -0.1%) is sporting the narrowest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at just 27%; the Swiss' (1.0114. +0.3%) has the widest at 89%. New Homes due @ 07:00 PT.

25 Oct '16, 04:20 Pacific Time: Copper (2.1380) is up sharply, +2.0%, and leads the otherwise moderate BEGOS Markets' EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 165%; the up move is not enough to nix our Market Rhythm Target of 2.0570, the daily Price Oscillator still well-negative. Silver (17.740) made its Target (17.875) yesterday; that for the Bond (cur 163^28, tar 165^23) remains intact per the positive daily MACD; the Bond and EuroCurrencies are lightly weaker. At Market Trends, the "Baby Blues" continue to curl higher; those for Oil (20.75) are notably falling. Consumer Confidence due @ 07:00 PT.

24 Oct '16, 04:21 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets start the week mixed on moderate volatility, Oil (50.48) off the most at -1.0%, Silver (17.630) up the most at +0.6%; rangiest is the Spoo (2144.00, +0.4%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 65%. Our three open Market Rhythm Targets remain as follows: Silver (tar 17.875), Copper (cur 2.0920, tar 2.0570) and the Bond (cur 165^03, tar 165^23). The Gold Update specifies the upward curling of the "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) as a buy signal for both Gold (1264.8) and Silver. Q3 Earnings Season off to a more robust start this time 'round.

21 Oct '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: The Bond's (164^23) daily MACD has confirmed as positive, (as have the daily Parabolics flipped to Long), for a Market Rhythm Target (from this session's opening of 164^13) of 165^23. Targets remain in place for Silver (cur 17.510, tar 17.875) and Copper (cur 2.0995, tar 2.0570). The BEGOS markets are little changed and volatility is light-to-moderate: Oil (50.87) is up the most at +0.5%; rangiest is the Euro (1.09155, -0.4%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 71%. Again, we're watching the PMs' "Baby Blues" curl higher at Market Trends. We've no scheduled EconBaro data.

20 Oct '16, 04:27 Pacific Time: At Market Trends, the "Baby Blues" for the PMs are turning higher for the 1st time in basically 1 month; this ought bode well for Silver's (17.645) Market Rhythm Target of 17.875, in concert with its positive 12-hr. MACD. Copper's (2.0945) daily MACD has worked lower still, its Target of 2.0570 being maintained. The Bond's (164^06) daily Parabolics remain near to flipping Long (at 164^30), plus the daily MACD there is close as well to turning positive. The BEGOS Markets on balance are lightly volatile. ECB: 04:45 PT; Draghi, plus Philly Fed: 05:30 PT; Existing Homes and LEI: 07:00 PT.

19 Oct '16, 04:30 Pacific Time: Volatility is light-to-moderate for the BEGOS Markets which are basically "unch"-to-higher, the Dollar (97.780) seemingly having run out of puff in its last 3 sessions. Gold (1270.5) and Silver (17.720) are firming further following their sell-off of 2 weeks ago: both PMs have climbed above their largest resistors (1257 Gold, 17.50 Silver) per our Market Profiles. Market Rhythm Targets remain in place for both Silver (tar 17.875) and Copper (cur 2.1010, tar 2.0570). Nearing is a daily Parabolic flip to Long for the Bond (164^13, flip 165^12). Housing: 05:30 PT; Fed Book: 11:00 PT.

18 Oct '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: Silver (17.655, +1.0%) is stepping up toward getting to its Market Rhythm Target of 17.875, the 12-hr. MACD at its highest level since going positive last Wednesday. Copper (2.1110, +0.3%), whilst higher, finds its daily Price Oscillator as its lowest level since last Friday, the Target thus still in place there for 2.0570. Oil's (Dec 50.82, +0.9%) cac volume has shifted from Nov, for which 1st notice for deliver is next Monday (24 Oct). Save for the Swiss (1.0140) which is close to "unch", the BEGOS Markets are higher and volatility is moderate. CPI: 05:30 PT; NAHB: 07:00 PT.

17 Oct '16, 04:24 Pacific Time: Our Market Rhythm Target for Silver (cur 17.430, tar 17.875) is still alive given the positive stance of the 12-hr. MACD. As anticipated, Copper's (2.1125) daily Price Oscillator confirmed going negative at Friday's close; we've set a Target for the red metal of 2.0570. 7 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are higher, save for the Spoo (2123.50, -0.1%); volatility is light-to-moderate. The PMs continue to firm, The Gold Update noting Gold's (1254.6) weekly trading range going from the year's widest down move 2 weeks ago to its least last week. NY Empire: 05:30 PT; IndProd/CapUtil: 06:15 PT.

14 Oct '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: Silver's (17.515) Market Rhythm Target of 17.875 remains in play, the 12-hr. MACD becoming more positive. Copper's (2.1195) daily MACD has provisionally crossed negative: if confirmed by day's end, we'd look for a Target some 0.0600 points ($1,500) lower from Sunday's opening level (at 15:00 PT). The BEGOS Markets are mixed, and volatility is light-to-moderate; Oil (51.00) is the upside leader at +0.9%, whilst the Bond (163^29) leads to the downside at -0.5%. Per Market Values, Gold (1254.7) remains some 70 points "low". 6 metrics hit the EconBaro by 07:00 PT.

13 Oct '16, 04:38 Pacific Time: As anticipated, Silver's (17.595, +0.5%) 12-hr. MACD confirmed crossing positive giving us a Market Rhythm Target of 17.875 (ideally from 17.535 at 12:00 PT yesterday). Save for Copper (2.1600, -0.7%) and the Spoo (2119.75, -0.4%) the balance of the other 6 BEGOS Markets are higher, and volatility is moderate. Per Market Trends, the "Baby Blues" for 7 of the 8 components are falling, the exception be those for Oil, (50.17, +0.3%). At Market Values, Gold (1261.00, +0.3%) still shows some 70 points below its BEGOS Valuation (1331). Ex/Im Pricing due at 05:30 PT.

12 Oct '16, 04:28 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are notably muted, being little changed and volatility light. Only one EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing has exceeded 50%, that being the Euro's (1.10565) at 83%; the Bond's (163^30) is the narrowest at 30%. Per yesterday's note, Silver's (17.495) 12-hr. MACD provisionally is crossing to positive: if confirmed today at 12:00 PT, we'd then assess a Market Rhythm Target of 0.340 points higher ($1,700/cac); that said, per Market Profiles, Silver shows notable trading resistance at 17.700, as does Gold (1256.0) at 1257.0. FOMC 20/21 Sep Minutes @ 11:00 PT.

11 Oct '16, 04:26 Pacific Time: The Swiss (1.0166) achieved its Market Rhythm Target of 1.0165; should the PMs (which are lower this session) nonetheless continue their firming, we're eying a potential positive crossing in Silver's (17.505) 12-hr. MACD in the next day or two. Otherwise, save for the Bond (164^11) which is a pip above "unch", the balance of the 7 other BEGOS Markets are down, but none by at least -1%, and volatility is moderate. Off the most is Oil (50.71, -0.9%), and rangiest is the Euro (1.11060, -0.6%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 98%. Q3 Earnings Season has begun.

10 Oct '16, 04:27 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are mixed and volatility is moderate. Strongest is Oil (50.18) +1.3%, followed by Silver (17.780) +1.2%. The Swiss' (1.0231, -0.3%) daily MACD continues to work more negatively, the Market Rhythm Target remaining 1.0165. Gold's (1264.0, +0.4%) settle on Friday (1258.6) completed a perfect "Golden Ratio" retracement as detailed in The Gold Update; at Market Profiles, 1257 shows as trading support, with 1270 as resistance; mind too Gold's positioning at both Market Values and Market Magnets. No "scheduled" incoming EconBaro data due today nor tomorrow.

07 Oct '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: As anticipated, the Market Rhythm Target for the Bond (cur 164^28, tar 171^22) was nixed, the daily MACD confirming as negative at yesterday's close. The like study for the Swiss (cur 1.0220, tar 1.0165) is still in play. Again the BEGOS Markets are little changed either way, with volatility light-to-moderate. Gold (1258.6) is consolidating in the 1250-1260 area of the 1280-1240 support zone; Silver's (17.385) consolidation is in the 17.20-17.40 area; at our Market Values page, Gold is more than 70 points below its BEGOS valuation. Jobs data @ 05:30 PT; Whsl Invs @ 07:00 PT.

06 Oct '16, 04:20 Pacific Time: The Precious Metals continue to hold their ground after Tue's fallout. Specific to Gold (1269.8), price is within the 1280-1240 support zone (regularly displayed over the past year in The Gold Update's weekly bars chart); at Market Profiles, Gold's overhead trading resistors to initially reclaim are 1274 and then 1287, given the "way overdone" selling notion, let alone no hesitation in "The Whiny 1290s". Per the 03 Oct comment, Copper's (2.1545) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are rolling over in earnest. The BEGOS Markets are barely changed either way and volatility again is light.

05 Oct '16, 04:22 Pacific Time: Gold (1276.0) & Silver (17.885) are firming following yesterday's sell-off, its being "way overdone" given nothing fundamentally new nor surprising, nor move of similar magnitude in the Dollar (96.025), Sterling (1.2750), etc. The BEGOS Markets are mostly mildly higher and volatility light. The Bond's (166^02) daily MACD still is positive, but weakening such that the Market Rhythm Target of 171^22 could soon get nixed; we've a Target for the Swiss (cur 1.0276, tar 1.0165), its daily MACD confirmed as negative. ADP: 05:15 PT; Trade Deficit: 05:30 PT; FactOrdrs/ISM(Svc): 07:00 PT.

04 Oct '16, 04:29 Pacific Time: Silver (18.765) reached its Market Rhythm Target of 18.875; the Bond's (168^12) Target per its positive daily MACD remains 171^22. The Dollar (96.110) is rising as Sterling (1.2875) is down to levels not seen since the Buck's high in '85; thus with the EuroCurrencies also falling, we've the Swiss (1.0245) with a provisional negative daily MACD crossing: if confirmed, we'd have a Target of .0096 points lower ($1,200/cac) from the GLOBEX opening price later today at 15:00 PT. Save for the Bond and Spoo (2154.75), the other 6 BEGOS Markets are down, and volatility moderate.

03 Oct '16, 04:24 Pacific Time: Q4 kicks off with light-to-moderate volatility for the BEGOS Markets which are mixed and little changed, save for Oil (46.87, +1.3%). Market Rhythm Targets remain in place for both the Bond (cur 168^07, tar 171^22) per its still-positive daily MACD, and Silver (cur 19.230, tar 18.875) per its still-negative 12-hr. MACD. Mind Copper's (2.2005) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends): the red metal has been on a solid 21-day linear regression uptrend such that upon price and the blues dots cracking, 'twould then suggest even further selling. ISM(Mfg) & Construction Spending @ 07:00 PT.

30 Sep '16, 04:43 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are mixed and volatility moderate, notwithstanding a 1-minute "flash crash" in the Swiss (cur 1.0317, low 0.9994) which occurred at 02:58 PT ('tis surmised on SNB intervention), several 1,000 cacs driving price down about 500% of the EDTR (see Market Ranges); price fully recovered a minute later. Our 2 Market Rhythm Targets remain open for the Bond (cur 169^26, tar 171^22) and Silver (cur 19.370, tar 18.875); the Spoo's (2148.00) 12-hr. Price Oscillator may go negative into the weekend. Personal Inc/Spd due @ 05:30 PT; Chi PMI due @ 07:00 PT.

29 Sep '16, 04:19 Pacific Time: As anticipated, Gold's (1323.3) Market Rhythm Target of 1364.1 was nixed yesterday as the 12-hr. MACD confirmed its negative cross. Hedging that, Silver's (19.120) Target of 18.875 remains in place, its 12-hr. MACD working further negative. The Bond's (168^13) Target of 171^22 is still alive, given the positive daily MACD. Save for the barely up Swiss (1.0352), the balance of the 7 other BEGOS markets are mildly lower on light-to-moderate volatility: Silver is the rangiest with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 90%. Final Q2 GDP read: 05:30 PT; Pending Homes due: 07:00 PT.

28 Sep '16, 04:30 Pacific Time: Silver's (19.200) 12-hr. MACD confirmed the negative cross, for which we've a Market Rhythm Target of 18.875; there is dominant trading resistance on the white metal's Market Profile at 19.300. Still in place is the Target for the Bond (cur 169^04, tar 171^22) per its positive daily MACD; as for Gold (cur 1328.9, tar 1364.1), its 12-hr. MACD is provisionally crossing negative (confirm would be at 12:00 PT) which would nix that target. Just as at this time yesterday, the BEGOS Markets again are little changed and volatility is moderate. Durable Orders come due at 05:30 PT.

27 Sep '16, 04:21 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are mixed, no one component presently changed by > 1% either way, and volatility is again moderate. Gold's (1341.0) 12-hr. MACD remains positive, the Market Rhythm Target still in place at 1364.1. The Bond's (168^24) daily MACD confirmed a positive close at week's end, giving us a Target of 171^22 (ideally from this week's open of 167^28). Silver's (19.470) 12-hr. MACD is provisionally crossing negative (confirm would be at 12:00 PT) from which a Target of 0.340 ($1,700/cac) lower could then be set. Consumer Confidence comes due at 07:00 PT.

26 Sep '16, 04:32 Pacific Time: Surely coincident having mentioned "banking bobbles" in The Gold Update, Deutsche Bank's falling to a some 30-yr. low is weighing on the sector as well, and in turn equities, the Spoo (2148.00) -0.4%. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate, with the Bond (168^06, +0.3%) and EuroCurrencies (both +0.2%) getting the bid. Silver (19.505) is the weakest of the bunch, -1.4%, with Copper (2.1840) off -0.7%; however Gold (1340.4) is barely down, -0.1%; its Market Rhythm Target of 1364.1 per the positive 12-hr. MACD remains in place. New Homes due at 07:00 PT.

23 Sep '16, 04:24 Pacific Time: Today lacking scheduled incoming EconData, and the Fed having passed, the BEGOS Markets are subdued: up the most and rangiest of the bunch, is Oil (46.40, +0.7%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 77%; the only other component with a tracing > than 50% is Copper (2.1930, +0.2%) at 56%, narrowest is the Spoo (2165.25, -0.2%) with an EDTR tracing of just 25%. Gold's (1341.4, +0.1%) daily MACD is improving its positive stance, the Market Rhythm Target remaining 1364.1; in real-time, Gold's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are crossing above the 0% axis.

22 Sep '16, 04:26 Pacific Time: Silver (19.950) achieved its Market Rhythm Target of 19.610. Similarly, Gold (1337.6) confirmed a positive crossing on its own 12-hr. MACD (from 12:00 PT yesterday at the 1334.1 level) to give us a Target of 1364.1. The Bond's (167^10) daily MACD may confirm a positive crossing by week's end. BEGOS Markets volatility is running the spectrum from light-to-robust: rangiest is Copper (2.1875) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 111%, whilst Oil's (45.83) EDTR tracing is just 24%. Save for Gold (-0.1%), the balance of the components are up. Existing Homes: 07:00 PT.

21 Sep '16, 04:25 Pacific Time: The Precious Metals have responded positively to the BOJ's focus on bringing tilt to the long end of an otherwise flat yield curve of negative rates: Gold (1324.4) is +0.5% and Silver (19.520) is +1.1%; Silver's 12-hr. MACD continues to build to the positive side toward its Market Rhythm Target of 19.610; the same study for Gold looks to confirm a positive crossing come 12:00 PT, barring a surprise rise by the Fed, ahead of which BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate-to-robust; Silver leads the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 109%. FOMC: 11:00 PT; Yellen: 11:30 PT.

20 Sep '16, 04:38 Pacific Time: Volatility is moderate for the BEGOS Markets, which save for Oil (43.40, -0.8%) are mildly higher, the most being the Bond (166^06, 0.5%). Central Banks' monetary policy statements tonight and tomorrow notwithstanding, Silver's (19.225, "unch") 12-hr. MACD has confirmed crossing to positive for a Market Rhythm Target of 19.610; at Market Trends, the white metal's "Baby Blues continue to ascend, the only other of the 8 components also in a 21-day linreg uptrend being Copper (2.1535, "unch"). Housing Starts/Building Permits due at 05:30 PT. BOJ in the 20:00 PT hour.

19 Sep '16, 04:28 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is running light-to-moderate to start this week highlighted with little incoming EconData and a "do nothing" FOMC policy statement (Wed 21 Sep). Components' changes are mixed, and Silver (19.180, +1.8%) has the broadest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing, 86%. Narrowest is that for the Bond (165^28, +0.1%) at just 20%. We're watching Silver's 12-hr. MACD as it appears on course to go positive in the next day or two, and "ought" benefit further following the Fed; Silver's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) have crossed above their 0% axis.

16 Sep '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: Oil (Nov 43.79) is off the most, -1.2%, of the BEGOS Markets; Oil's cac volume has moved from Oct into Nov, (1st notice for Oct delivery is Thu, 22 Sep). Cac volume has also moved from Sep into Dec for the EuroCurrencies. Save for the Bond (166^13), +0.5% but still below its Market Magnet, the balance of the 7 other components are down, again on light volatility. The Spoo's (2129.25, -0.4%) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) continue to work lower: per Market Profiles, there are Spoo trading supports at 2126, or failing that, 2020. CPI @ 05:30 PT; UofM Sentiment @ 07:00 PT.

15 Sep '16, 04:27 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are subdued on fairly light volatility ahead of 11 incoming metrics for the EconBaro, 8 of them hitting at 05:30 PT (including Retail Sales, PPI, Philly Fed, NY Empire Index and Q2 Current Account), followed by IndProd/CapUtil at 06:15 PT and then BusInvs at 07:00 PT. Presently, no one BEGOS component is changed either way by more than 0.3%; the rangiest of the bunch thus far is the Spoo (2118.00, +0.1%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 62%. The Oil (43.74, +0.2%) studies noted yesterday indeed saw price drop into the 43s. Mind the EconBaro.

14 Sep '16, 04:32 Pacific Time: Save for Copper (2.1280) having already traced 127% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges), the BEGOS Markets are more subdued, volatility running light-to-moderate. All 8 components are mildly in the black, only Copper being up by more than 1% (+1.2%), followed by Silver (19.090), +0.9%. At Market Trends, just the metals triumvirate reflect firmness in the "Baby Blues", the balance of the bunch all falling. Oil's (45.14) 12-hr. MACD and 8-hr. Price Oscillator are both suggesting a price drop into the upper 43s. The flow of EconData begins to pick up: Ex/Im pricing due at 05:30 PT.

13 Sep '16, 04:36 Pacific Time: As anticipated yesterday, we've nixed Gold's (1328.5) Market Rhythm Target of 1361.2 given the 12-hr. MACD's confirmed negative cross. The BEGOS Markets again are mixed and volatility moderate, with Oil (45.24) the downside leader at -1.8% and the Bond (167^09) the upside leader at +0.3%; given the widening EDTRs (see Market Ranges) for most of the components, keep an eye as well on our Market Magnets page, wherein the Bond is shown at a low extreme from its Magnet. The Spoo's (2137.50, -0.6%) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) continue to fall in real time.

12 Sep '16, 04:31 Pacific Time: Gold's (1329.2) 12-hr. MACD is provisionally crossing negative ('twould confirm at 12:00 PT) which would nix the Market Rhythm Target of 1361.2; in sympathy, Silver's (18.850) 8-hr. Moneyflow slid sub-50 on Friday, and the Euro's (1.12235) 4-hr Price Oscillator is turning negative, with the Dollar (95.335) firming for the 4th session in-a-row. The BEGOS Markets, having all fallen on Friday, are mixed and volatility is moderate; as noted in The Gold Update, the 21-day linreg trend is declining for all 8 components. Weakest this session are Oil (44.84), -1.9% and Silver, -1.5%.

09 Sep '16, 04:29 Pacific Time: Save for the Euro (1.12705, +0.1%), the 7 other BEGOS Markets are in the red, the weakest being Silver (19.510, -0.9%). Gold (1338.3, -0.3%) still has its 12-hr. MACD on the positive side such that our Market Rhythm Target of 1361.2 is being maintained. The Spoo's (2164.5, -0.3%) 12-hr. Price Oscillator has provisionally crossed to negative, suggestive of move 20 points lower should that signal be confirmed. Volatility is moderate across the spectrum, the rangiest being the Bond (167^23, -0.6%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 92%. Whsl Invs come due @ 07:00 PT.

08 Sep '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: Gold's (1351.3) 12-hr. MACD remains positive such that our Market Rhythm Target is still 1361.2; that may be reinforced by the daily Parabolics having confirmed a flip to Long from yesterday's open (of 1353.5). BEGOS Markets volatility is again light-to-moderate with 6 of the 8 components mildly higher: only lower are Copper (2.0940, -0.2%) and the Bond (170^22, -0.1%). The Spoo's (2185.50) front month slides to Dec (2179.00) upon open outcry at 06:30 PT, however cac volume shan't notably shift until tomorrow, (new Fair Value is -6.80). ECB: 04:45 PT; Draghi: 05:30 PT.

07 Sep '16, 04:35 Pacific Time: Silver (20.020) reached its Market Rhythm Target of 19.770; price now in the low 20s, this is the "bunching" area cited in the current Gold Update; also, price per the 8-hr. moneyflow level of 92 (and which has been 80+ since 01 Sep), Silver can be regarded as short-term overbought; 'tis -0.7% this session. Gold (1353.1, -0.1%) still has its Target of 1361.2 per its positive 12-hr. MACD. The BEGOS Markets are mixed and volatility light-to-moderate; Silver is the weakest and Oil (45.19) is the firmest, +0.7%. Mind the down-kink in the Econ Baro. Fed's Tan Tome: 11:00 PT.

06 Sep '16, 04:31 Pacific Time: The double session continues, the BEGOS Markets now positive across the board, (the Dollar [95.610] being weaker); volatility is solidly moderate. Oil (44.92) still leads to the upside, but now by +1.6% vs. 3.0% at this time yesterday. Second best is Copper (2.0915), +0.7%, followed by Gold (1336.3) and Silver (19.630), both +0.6%. The Spoo's (2179.75) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are sub-0% and dropping steadily despite last week's late price bounce. The Blues for the Euro (1.11710) and Swiss (1.0225) in real-time are below crossing their 0% lines. ISM(Svc) @ 07:00 PT.

05 Sep '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: This Sunday-Tuesday session is finding the BEGOS Markets on balance to the upside with light-to-moderate volatility. The outlier is Oil (45.54), +3.0% with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 167%. Only the Bond (169^05) is presently lower, -0.1%. Per the 02 Sep comment, Silver's daily Parabolics are now confirmed as Long for a Market Rhythm Target (from the session's open of 19.470) of 19.770. Gold's (1330.3) now-positive 12-hr. MACD has a Target (from Friday's 1327.2 at 12:00) of 1361.2. StateSide Labor Day trading halt from 10:00 PT to 15:00 PT.

02 Sep '16, 04:22 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are mixed with little net change and volatility mostly running light ahead of another barrage of EconData. We've no open Market Rhythm Targets at present; Silver's (18.880) daily Parabolics would flip Long were price to eclipse 19.120 today; that price is within the EDTR (see Market Ranges) were Silver to work higher this session; as well, Silver's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are curling higher, (in real time now -78% vs. -83% yesterday). The Spoo's (1269) Blues in real-time have crossed sub-0%. Payrolls & Trade Deficit at 05:30 PT; Factory Orders at 07:00 PT.

01 Sep '16, 04:28 Pacific Time: The Swiss (1.0165) hit its Market Rhythm Target of 1.0134; in a year with many "nixed" targets, 'tis good to finally be seeing signals again following through to Targets. The balance of the week is thick with incoming EconData for the EconBaro, and BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate, yet no one component is presently changed either way by more than 0.5%: Oil (44.64) is weakest, -0.5%, and Copper (2.0880) firmest, +0.4%. Rangiest is the Swiss with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 80%. Revised Productivity for Q2 @ 05:30 PT; ISM(Mfg) & Construction @ 07:00 PT.

31 Aug '16, 04:20 Pacific Time: Oil (45.96) hit its Market Rhythm Target of 46.16; the Swiss' (1.0164) Target of 1.034 remains in place as the daily MACD continues its negative course. The BEGOS Markets are mixed with volatility at best light, save for Silver (18.790) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 73%; no other component's tracing exceeds 50%, the Spoo's (2175.00) at only 26%. Gold's (1317.0) 21-day linreg downtrend, with its "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) having yet to reach the -80% mark, sees 1306 structural support. ADP: 5:15 PT; Chi PMI: 06:45 PT; Pending Homes: 07:00 PT.

30 Aug '16, 04:22 Pacific Time: 7 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are mildly lower, the sole riser being Oil (47.24, +0.6%); Oil's 12-hr. MACD remains negative, maintaining our our Market Rhythm Target of 46.16. The Swiss' (1.0211) daily MACD also remains negative, the Target there being 1.0134. Volatility is light-to-moderate, Silver (18.835) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 62%, the lightest tracing being that of the Spoo (2179.00) at just 28%. The components barely budged either way from Stan Fisher's fairly uninformative interview (Bloomy) last hour. Consumer Confidence due @ 07:00 PT.

29 Aug '16, 04:29 Pacific Time: Oil's (47.02) 12-hr. MACD continues to work lower, our Market Rhythm Target of 46.16 still in place. The Swiss (1.0230) has confirmed a negative daily MACD crossing for a Target of 1.0134. Copper's (Sep 2.0795) cac volume is moving into Dec (2.0840), as is that for Silver (Sep 18.560, Dec 18.660). BEGOS Markets volatility is light, but ought pep up during the week as 21 metrics hit the EconBaro. Silver is the rangiest of the bunch with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 62%; least rangy is Oil with a 34% tracing, but off the most at -0.6%. Personal Inc/Spd due at 05:30 PT.

26 Aug '16, 04:36 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility continues as light with GDP data (05:30 PT) and Yellen remarks (text 07:00 PT, delivery 08:00 PT) in the week's balance. Perhaps in anticipation of "nothing", the PMs are the component leaders, Silver (18.650, +0.8%) and Gold (1330.0, +0.4%). Oil (47.13) is the weak link, -0.5%, its 12-hr. MACD working negatively such as to maintain our Market Rhythm Target of 46.16. The Spoo's (2173.25) 12-hr. Price Oscillator has confirmed going negative, the suggested Target being 2148.5, but that could be quickly expunged per Yellen's Jackson Hole speech.

25 Aug '16, 04:30 Pacific Time: Copper (2.0820) reached its Market Rhythm Target of 2.0880; Oil's (46.44) Target of 46.16 remains in place per the negative crossing of the 12-hr. MACD. The Spoo's (2169.75) 12-hr. Price Oscillator has provisionally turned negative, (confirm would be at 12:00 PT), which could point to a Target some 20 points lower, (albeit we've Jackson Hole FedSpeak these next 2 days). BEGOS Markets volatility is light and changes presently minimal, the most being Oil's off -0.8%. Gold's (1327.5) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) have dropped below their 0% level. Durables @ 05:30 PT.

24 Aug '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: One might characterize the BEGOS Markets week-to-date as being messy; they've a mild downside bias this session, with EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings fairly narrow. Copper (2.1050) has the widest EDTR tracing at 58%; vol is still in the Sep cac, for which our Market Rhythm Target remains 2.0880 (or 2.0980 basis Dec). Oil's (47.27) 12-hr. MACD has confirmed a negative cross for a Target of 46.16, (ideally from entering at the confirm price of 47.36); Oil is in its 3rd straight session of creating (thus far) a "lower high", (Invs @ 07:30 PT). Existing Homes @ 07:00 PT.

23 Aug '16, 04:32 Pacific Time: Copper's (2.1330) daily Price Oscillator is presently at its lowest level (-0.54) since confirming as negative on 08 Aug; thus our Market Rhythm Target for 2.0880 remains in place; (rolling to the Dec cac ought revise that to 2.0980). The BEGOS Markets are mixed and volatility light-to-moderate, Oil (47.04) the weakest of the bunch -0.7%; Silver (19.015) is the firmest, +0.7%, albeit its "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are falling sharply; those for Gold (1344.4) look to pass sub-zero going into tomorrow's session as the 21-day LinReg trend turns negative. New Homes at 07:00 PT.

22 Aug '16, 04:37 Pacific Time: With the exception of the Bond (171^06), the 7 other BEGOS Markets are in the red, the Dollar (94.670) up for the 2nd day in-a-row, but in a decidedly downtrend since its 25 Jul high (97.620). Oil (47.78) is the weakest component, -2.7%; its 12-hr. MACD has the early look of a pending negative crossing. Silver (18.920) is 2nd-weakest, -2.0%; The Gold Update points to expectations of lower PM levels near-term. Copper (2.1390) is maintaining its Market Rhythm Target of 2.0880; this will likely "roll" into a Dec-priced Target in the next day or two. No EconBaro data due today.

19 Aug '16, 04:42 Pacific Time: The Swiss (1.0458) hit its Market Rhythm Target of 1.0467. Copper's (2.1635) Target of 2.0880 remains intact as its daily Price Oscillator is still negative; the red metal's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) have begun curling up, but the 21-LinReg trend is down; per Market Profiles, Copper's 2.15 area is a key trading supporter. All 8 BEGOS Markets are presently down, (the Dollar [94.395] firmer), with Silver (19.430) the weakest at -1.6%; the white metal is also the most volatile with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 85%. Q2 Earnings Season ending: in toto, 55% bettered Y-o-Y.

18 Aug '16, 04:25 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate with the 8 component little changed to mildly higher, the exception being Copper (2.1790), +1.0%; its Market Rhythm Target of 2.0880 is still in place given the ongoing negative stance of the daily Price Oscillator. Remaining in place as well is the Swiss' (1.0452) Target of 1.0467, the daily Parabolics firmly to the LongSide. Silver's (19.790) subtle week pales to that of Gold (1356.6). The EuroCurrencies are at their highest levels since late June as the Dollar (94.360) continues to weaken. Leading Indicators and Philly Fed come due at 07:00 PT.

17 Aug '16, 04:37 Pacific Time: After yesterday's fallout, the Dollar (94.900) is getting a mild boost, finding all the BEGOS Markets presently lower, Silver (19.615) and Copper (2.1510) as the downside leaders at -0.9% each; the red metal's Market Rhythm Target is intact for 2.0880, as is that for the Swiss (cur 1.0407, tar 1.0467). The Euro's (1.12850) 13/89 EMA is crossing positively and the Spoo's (2176.50) 8-hr. Price Oscillator looks to turn negative within 24 hours; both events may offer Targets. The FOMC's 27 July statement was without a press conference, the attendant minutes due at 11:00 PT.

16 Aug '16, 04:28 Pacific Time: A declining Dollar (94.590) is pushing the Swiss (1.4027, +1.3%) up towards its Market Rhythm Target of 1.0487; but strength in Copper (2.1750, +1.2%) is moving it away from its Target of 2.0880; the underlying signals remain in place for both components (Swiss' LongSide daily Parabolics and Copper's negative daily Price Oscillator). BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate-to-robust, save for the Spoo (2183.75, -0.1%) which has traded just 38% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). PMs again firmer. CPI, Housing Starts/Permits due @ 05:30 PT; IndPrd/CapUtil due @ 06:15 PT.

15 Aug '16, 04:38 Pacific Time: Volatility is mostly light across the BEGOS Markets: only Silver (19.885) has traced more than 50% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) at 72%; 'tis also the strongest component, +0.9%. The balance of the bunch are up, save for the Bond (172^31), -0.1%. The Swiss (1.0287) is maintaining its Market Rhythm Target of 1.0487, as is that for Copper (cur 2.1440, tar 2.0880; rolling the red metal into the Dec cac may occur with a revised Target should it not first be reached/nixed). The week's material dose of data brings the NY Empire Index at 05:30 PT and NAHB Housing at 07:00 PT.

12 Aug '16, 04:35 Pacific Time: Copper (2.1490) is the weakest BEGOS Market, -1.7% and leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 117%; the move favours our Market Rhythm Target of 2.0880, the daily Price Oscillator presently at its lowest reading since confirming negative on 05 Aug; the Swiss' (1.0265) Target of 1.0467 remains in place per the LongSide daily Parabolics, (the nix area now 1.0214-to-1.0202). Volatility is otherwise fairly light for the balance of the components ahead of a rash of metrics for the Econ Baro: PPI and Retail Sales at 05:30 PT; UofM Sentiment and BusInvs at 07:00 PT.

11 Aug '16, 04:38 Pacific Time: Both Market Rhythm Targets remain in place, that for the Swiss (cur 1.0280, tar 1.0467) by its LongSide daily Parabolics, and that for Copper (cur 2.1785, tar 2.0880) by its negative daily Price Oscillator. Should the PMs get a boost, the 12-hr. MACD for Silver (21.180) looks to cross positive; the white metal is sporting the widest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 91%. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate and changes mixed: up the most is Oil (14.74, +0.6%); off the most is the Bond (172^30, -0.2%), sitting below Market Profile resistance of 173^10. Ex/Im pricing due at 05:30 PT.

10 Aug '16, 04:35 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets picking up the pace as volatility is moderate-to-robust. EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings exceed 100% for the Euro (1.12025, +0.6%), Silver (20.345, +2.4%) and Copper (2.1900, +1.7%); but red metal's daily Price Oscillator is negative such that our Market Rhythm Target is intact for 2.0880. The Target for the Swiss (cur 1.0264, tar 1.0467) escaped getting nixed, the daily Parabolics still Long and price +0.6%. With the Precious Metals firm, Gold (1358.0, +0.9%), the only component in the red is Oil (42.55, -0.5%). Treasury Budget @ 11:00 PT.

09 Aug '16, 04:29 Pacific Time: The Market Rhythm Target for the Swiss (cur 1.0193, tar 1.0467) remains alive, but not far from being nixed should the daily Parabolics flip to Short, (they're not far away in the 1.0160-1.0175 area). Copper's (2.1570) daily Price Oscillator is confirmed as negative for a Target of 2.0880. The BEGOS Markets are mixed, and again volatility is light: only one component has traced more than 50% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing, that being Oil's (43.28) at 54%, with price +1.0% as 'twas at this time yesterday. Q2 Productivity due @ 05:30PT; Whsl Invs due @ 07:00 PT.

08 Aug '16, 04:35 Pacific Time: As noted, we nixed our Market Rhythm Target for the Spoo (cur 2180.50, tar 2125.50) as stocks celebrated the robust July payrolls report, confirming the 8-hr. Price Oscillator positive on Friday at 08:00 PT. As covered in The Gold Update, the Precious Metals suffered one of their worst days of the year, (albeit for the week were down just mildly). Still, our Target for the Swiss (cur 1.0206, tar 1.0467) is intact, the daily Parabolics remaining Long despite price sinking for the 4th straight session. Oil (42.40, +1.0%) leads the otherwise mixed BEGOS Markets; volatility is light.

05 Aug '16, 04:24 Pacific Time: With payrolls due at 05:30 PT, BEGOS Markets volatility is light, the components mixed across the board with little change either way. The Market Rhythm Target for the Swiss (cur 1.0295, tar 1.0467) remains viable as the daily Parabolics are still to the LongSide, as is the Target for the Spoo (cur 2164.25, tar 2125.50) by its 8-hr. Price Oscillator still negative, albeit an upside response to the payrolls data can nix that. As noted (03 Aug), Copper's (2.1670) daily Price Oscillator is now poised to go negative, perhaps as soon as today. The Trade Deficit also comes due at 05:30 PT.

04 Aug '16, 04:33 Pacific Time: The BOE's 1st rate cut in 7 years has boosted the Bond (173^06) +0.6%, the best gainer in BEGOS; also higher is the Spoo (2161.75, +0.2%) and Gold (1366.1, +0.1%); the balance of the bunch are lower with both Copper (2.1700) and Oil (40.63), off better than -1.0%. Still in place are Market Rhythm Targets for the Swiss (cur 1.0291, tar 1.0467) and Spoo (tar 2125.50); the Spoo's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) continue to fall. Components' volatility is moderate, led by Silver's (20.415) EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 97%. FactOrdrs @ 07:00 PT.

03 Aug '16, 04:38 Pacific Time: Volatility slips back to subtle across the BEGOS Markets, which on balance are down, save for the Bond (172^13, +0.3%) and Gold (1371.0, +0.1%). The daily Parabolics on the Swiss (1.0354) are still Long, thus the Market Rhythm Target of 1.0467 is still in place; the Spoo's (2148.00) 8-hr. Price Oscillator has gone negative (from 2151.50) for a Target of 2125.50; Copper's (2.1925) daily Price Oscillator is on pace to go negative by week's end for a Target upon signal confirmation of 0.0680 points lower ($1,700/cac). ADP employment @ 05:15 PT; ISM(Svc) @ 07:00 PT.

02 Aug '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: Rangier moves across the BEGOS Markets as volatility is solidly moderate, perhaps pepped up by Japan's approval of ¥13.5 trillion ($132 billion) in fiscal measures. 6 of the 8 components are higher, led by Silver (20.740, +1.2%) and Oil (40.53, +1.1%); the 2 weak links are the Bond (171^27, -0.5%) and the Spoo (2159.00, -0.3%); the Spoo's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are noticeably ratcheted lower in real-time, their 1st crack in over a month. The Swiss' (1.0380) Market Rhythm Target remains 1.0467 per the Long daily Parabolics. Personal Inc/Spd due at 05:30 PT.

01 Aug '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: Another Market Rhythm Target nixed, this being for the Bond (cur 173^28, tar 160^01) as the daily Parabolics swing to Long; those for the Swiss (1.0352) remain Long as does its Target of 1.0467. August's "dog days" begin with a whimper, as BEGOS Markets volatility is as light as it gets, 6 of the 8 components having EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings of < 50%; Oil (41.04) is the rangiest with a 63% tracing, and is off the most at -0.8%. Least volatile is Gold (1355.4) with just an 18% tracing, but see the BEGOS Standings in The Gold Update. ISM(Mfg) & Construction: 07:00 PT.

29 Jul '16, 04:46 Pacific Time: The Swiss' (1.0282) daily Parabolics have confirmed a swing to Long, (from the session's open of 1.0227), for a Market Rhythm Target of 1.0467; still maintaining its Target is the Bond (cur 172^16, tar 168^01), also leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 122%, followed by the Swiss at 104%; (the non-BEGOS component Yen [0.96940] has a 212% tracing post-BOJ statement). 6 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are lower, as only the EuroCurrencies are higher: Oil (40.81) is the weakest, -0.7%. 1st look at Q2 GDP: 05:30 PT; Chi PMI: 06:45 PT. UofM Sentiment: 07:00 PT.

28 Jul '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: Again, the Swiss' (1.0186) daily Parabolics are provisionally poised to confirm a swing to Long at the close; Silver's (20.450) daily Parabolics may confirm to Long should price trade up through 20.630 today; and the Bond's (173^13) daily Parabolics remain Short, but now just about 1 1/2 points away from nixing the 168^01 Market Rhythm Target were 174^28 to trade today. The BEGOS Markets are mostly flat to positive, the strength being in the Metals and Eurocurrencies. Volume on Gold is moving into Dec from Aug, 1st Notice for which is tomorrow. Little EconData today.

27 Jul '16, 04:29 Pacific Time: The Swiss' (1.0097) daily Parabolics did not confirm holding their intra-day swing to Long, thus no Market Rhythm Target was established; that study remains in place for the Bond (171^25), the Target still 168^01; the Bond's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) have fallen sub-0%, as have those for Gold (1320.3). BEGOS Markets volatility is light, (save for the non-component Yen [0.94960] with an EDTR [see Market Ranges] tracing of 130% on Abe's fiscal stimulus announcement). Durables due: 05:30 PT; Pending Homes: 07:00 PT; FOMC statement (no press conference): 11:00 PT.

26 Jul '16, 04:30 Pacific Time: Although not yet officially a BEGOS Market, a robust Yen (0.95960, +1.6%), may be supporting the Precious Metals and Bond (172^07, +0.4%); still, the latter's daily Parabolics are positioned Short, maintaining the Market Rhythm Target of 168^01. The same study on the Swiss (1.0141, -0.3%) is provisionally flipping to Long, (confirm per close). Up the most in BEGOS is Silver (19.735, +0.7%), and weakest are Oil (42.69, -0.9%) and Copper (2.2105, -0.8%). EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings show volatility as moderate. New Homes & Consumer Confidence: 07:00 PT.

25 Jul '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: As noted in The Gold Update, Gold's (1316.6) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are passing sub-0% in real time; price has moved below Market Profile support, with 1306 in the offing as a structural support; we'd further look to "The Whiny 1290s" to limit the downside. BEGOS Markets volatility is light-to-moderate; the weakest component is Silver (19.465, -1.1%) followed by Oil (43.80, -1.0%); none of the bunch are measurably higher. The Bond's (171^13, -0.2%) daily Parabolics remain to the ShortSide, the Market Rhythm Target of 168^01 still intact. No EconBaro data due today.

22 Jul '16, 04:25 Pacific Time: From a busy day of data to one lacking: the BEGOS Markets are little changed either way and volatility is light-to-moderate, Copper (2.2560) sporting the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 69%; narrowest is the Euro (1.10395) with a 33% tracing. The Bond's (171^08) Market Rhythm Target of 168^01 is still intact per the Short daily Parabolics stance; also, the Bond's daily Moneyflow measure confirmed going sub-50 (scale 100-0) from Monday's close. The Spoo's (2162.50) 8-hr. Price Oscillator is presently gliding on pace toward a negative crossing in the new week.

21 Jul '16, 04:37 Pacific Time: A busy session of ECB policy and incoming data. BEGOS Markets volatility is light-to-moderate, with mixed changes presently < 0.5% in either direction. The Market Rhythm Target for the Bond (cur 171^08, tar 168^01) per its daily Parabolics remains in place; the Bond's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) appear on pace to pass sub-0% come Monday; similarly, those blue dots are accelerating their downside pace for both Gold (1320.6) and Silver (19.470); per The Gold Update's weekly bars, 1306 is a structural support. ECB: 04:45 PT; Draghi & Philly Fed: 05:30 PT; LEI: 07:00 PT.

20 Jul '16, 04:38 Pacific Time: Silver (19.770) met its Market Rhythm Target of 19.855; the Bond's (171^23) Target of 168^01 is still in place. 6 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are lower, save for Oil (45.50) and the Spoo (2165.00); volatility is moderate, the rangiest component being Gold (1323.0) having traced 77% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges); Oil is the least rangy with just a 22% EDTR tracing. Again, at Market Ranges, your can see all the EDTRs narrowing. At our Earnings Season page, 71% have beaten estimates, but only 55% have actually improved, albeit we've still several weeks of Q2 reports to come.

19 Jul '16, 04:36 Pacific Time: We're nixing Oil's (45.84) Market Rhythm Target of 48.89 as the 12-hr. Parabolics have flipped to Short; the Bond's (172^18) Target of 168^01 remains intact per its Short daily Parabolics, albeit price appears low by its Market Magnet. We've a new daily Parabolics Short Target for Silver (20.055, tar 19.855), ideally from an entry of 20.115. BEGOS Markets are mixed with little change either way, and volatility is essentially light. At Market Ranges, the EDTRs are peaking across the spectrum, supporting the narrower trading days we've been seeing of late. Housing/Permits: 05:30 PT.

18 Jul '16, 04:33 Pacific Time: Cac volume for Oil (Aug 45.60) is moving into Sep (46.28), our Market Rhythm Target (48.89) remaining in place as the 12-hr. Parabolics are still to the LongSide. BEGOS Markets volatility is light-to-moderate; the weakest component is Silver (19.845), -2.2%, the daily Parabolics of which should confirm a swing to Short at day's end; up the most is the Spoo (2157.25), +0.5%; The Gold Update cites the S&P's (2161.74) record high despite lack of both supportive earnings and moneyflow. The Bond's (172^03) daily Parabolics have confirmed a ShortSide Target of 168^01).

15 Jul '16, 04:41 Pacific Time: Incoming data is plentiful later this morning for the EconBaro from the NY Empire Index, Retail Sales, CPI, IndPrd/CapUtil, UofM Sentiment and BusInvs. The BEGOS Markets are little changed, with volatility light-to-moderate: Copper (2.2550) is up the most at +0.6%, and Silver (20.235) is off the most at -0.6%. Our Market Rhythm Target for Oil (Sep 46.19, tar 48.89) is still in play as the 12-hr. Parabolics remain Long. The Bond's (172^20) daily Parabolics are nearing a flip to Short (should price trade down today through 172^15), which would set a Target of some 3 full points lower.

14 Jul '16, 04:40 Pacific Time: Oil's (Aug 45.44, Sep 46.15) Market Rhythm Target (Sep 48.89) is still in place as yesterday's price fallout was not sufficient to flip the 12-hr. Parabolics to Short; Oil is firmer today, +0.7%, albeit its EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of just 28% is the narrowest of the BEGOS Markets, for which volatility is otherwise moderate. Gold (1328.2) is the weakest component, -1.1%; the yellow metal has broken below various Market Profile supports; recall the current Gold Update citing 1322 as a key level to hold. Despite Brexit, the BOE "unexpectedly" kept its rate steady. PPI due at 05:30 PT.

13 Jul '16, 04:39 Pacific Time: We're replacing a would-be Market Rhythm Target for Aug Oil (cur 46.20) from yesterday's positive 6-hr. MACD crossing with a Sep Oil (46.91) Target of 48.89 per the 12-hr. Parabolics having flipped to Long; presently, Oil (-0.9%) is the only BEGOS Market not in the black; Copper (2.2430) is up the most at +1.3% and has the widest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 129%; otherwise, components' volatility is moderate. The Bond (174^22) and Precious Metals are firmer which is putting a damper on the record-high Spoo (2146.25). Fed's Tan Tome due at 11:00 PT.

12 Jul '16, 04:33 Pacific Time: Oil's (45.95) 6-hr, MACD looks to confirm a positive crossing at 06:00 PT, from which a Market Rhythm Target of 1.60 points ($1,600/cac) may be established; Oil +3.1% is the strongest of the BEGOS Markets, for which volatility is moderate, with Copper (2.1880, +1.9%) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 97%. Gold (1348.6) is the weakest component, -0.6%, and least rangy is the Spoo (2140.75, +0.5%) with just a 40% EDTR tracing; at Market Magnets, the Spoo is at an extreme level above its Magnet. Q2 Earnings Season has begun. Whsl Invs are due at 07:00 PT.

11 Jul '16, 04:36 Pacific Time: Not as yet a BEGOS Market on the website, the Yen (.97845) following Abe's victory is sporting an "expected daily trading range" (EDTR) tracing of 132%; for the BEGOS components themselves, their tracings are far more subdued, the widest being Copper's (2.1580) at 87%; 2nd is Gold (1359.8, 76%), and 3rd is Silver (20.430, 69%). The balance of the tracings (vis-à-vis what is "expected" on the Market Ranges page) are sub-50%. Changes are mixed, Copper the strongest, +1.6%, and Gold the weakest, -0.6%. The Gold Update assesses price's return up to Base Camp 1377.

08 Jul '16, 04:21 Pacific Time: Oil (45.67) met its Market Rhythm Target of 45.52; still, new Targets are appearing at a below-average rate: our Market Rhythms page presently shows only 15 studies (of a possible 280 tested daily) meeting the list's eligibility, reflecting an ongoing lack of follow-through conviction after signal triggerings. The session's volatility for the BEGOS Markets is again very subdued: the Bond's (176^13) EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing leads the pack at just 53%. Only Oil, +1.1% is posting a change of more than 1% in either way; weakest is Gold (1358.3), -0.3%. Payrolls: 05:30 PT.

07 Jul '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: A very unruffled session with BEGOS Markets volatility essentially light: the widest EDTR tracing is Silver's (19.960) at 60%, also the weakest component at -1.0%. Oil's (47.96) 12-hr MACD remains negative and thus we maintain the Market Rhythm Target of 45.52; contra there, Oil's 6-hr. MACD may confirm a cross to positive at 12:00 PT. At Market Magnets, Silver, Gold (1364.5), the Spoo (2091.75) and the Bond (176^04) all appear quite stretched to the upside; the Bond at Market Profiles has a key supporter at 175^28, else price ought drop into the 174^20s. ADP due at 05:15 PT.

06 Jul '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: Gold (1374.2) has hit our revised 2016 target of "Base Camp 1377"; we'll re-evaluate that in the next Gold Update. As anticipated, Oil's (46.03) 12-hr MACD did confirm as negative (at 12:00 PT from 46.72) for which the Market Rhythm Target is 45.52. BEGOS Markets volatility is light-moderate, the Precious Metals leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings, whilst the EuroCurrencies are the most docile. Silver (20.430) is strongest, +2.1%, and Copper (2.1385) is weakest, -2.1%. Trade Deficit: 05:30 PT; ISM(Svc): 07:00 PT; FOMC Minutes (14-15 Jun): 11:00 PT.

05 Jul '16, 04:24 Pacific Time: Silver's (19.820, -0.2%) wild Sunday-Tuesday session continues, as noted (yesterday) trading en route as high 21.225; its EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing for this dual session is 301%, vs. Gold's (1350.4, +0.4%) 85% tracing; as noted in both the 01 Jul comment and The Gold Update, Silver is at an extreme per its Market Magnet. The thinnest tracing is the Spoo's (1287.50, -0.4%) at 65%. Oil's (47.78, -3.0%, EDTR tracing 102%) 12-hr MACD is poised to confirm a negative crossing come 12:00 PT, which from then ought qualify for a Market Rhythm Target lower by 1.20 points.

04 Jul '16, 04:21 Pacific Time: The white hot metal Silver (20.365) remains the stalwart story, +2.6% in this Sunday-Tuesday GLOBEX session, (5-hr. trading halt today from 10:00 PT - 15:00 PT); trading up to 21.225 put Silver year-to-date +53.5%; the comprehensive 2016 BEGOS Market Standings (per Friday) are in The Gold Update, wherein we've also raised this year's Gold (1354.4) target to "Base Camp 1377". The session is otherwise fairly muted with no one component (save for Silver) presently changed by more than 0.7% in either direction, with EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings sub-100%. Happy 4th!

01 Jul '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: Silver's (19.285) strength continues, starting Q2 presently +2.6%; she leads the session's EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 147%; also higher are the Bond (174^26, +1.2%) with an EDTR tracing of 133%, followed by Gold (1337.0, +0.9%), tracing 70% of its EDTR, thus clearly the more docile of the PMs; at Market Magnets, Silver is pushing to an upside extreme, but fundamentally so justified. Copper (2.1720, -1.3%) and Oil (48.10, -0.6%) are the losers; Oil's 12-hr MACD (see 29 Jun) is whippy rather than with follow-through. ISM(Mfg) & Construction due @ 07:00 PT.

30 Jun '16, 04:35 Pacific Time: Those BEGOS Markets most marred following the pro-Brexit vote continue to recover, the Spoo (2069.25) presently having recouped 64% of its own fallout; similarly, Oil (49.31) has regained 75% of its loss; also coming back up, albeit by lesser percentages, are the EuroCurrencies. Volatility this last day of Q2 is light-to-moderate, and the components are mixed, no one presently changed by more than 0.5% in either direction; the widest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing is by the Swiss (1.0286) at 71%; Oil is the most subtle with just a 28% EDTR tracing. Chi PMI @ 06:45 PT.

29 Jun '16, 04:29 Pacific Time: Sister Silver's (18.310) is Queen of the BEGOS Markets, +2.4%, the Spoo (2042.00) the 2nd-best performer being at just 0.7%. The white metal is also the rangiest with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 133%, the Spoo 2nd again there with just a 62% tracing. Copper (2.1650) is the weak link, -0.6%. Oil's (48.27) 12-hr. MACD is poised to cross to positive within its next few periods. Components that had reached extreme deviations from their Market Magnets have reversed course, the exception being the Bond (173^16) still appearing as "high". Personal Inc/Spd @ 05:30 PT.

28 Jun '16, 04:31 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are mixed and volatility moderate in a reversal of directions seen from the prior two sessions; thus the notable gainers are Oil (47.56, +2.0%), Copper (2.1640, +1.7%) and the Spoo (2004.25, +1.1%), the biggest 2 losers being Gold (1312.2, -1.2%) and Silver (17.620, -0.9%). Cac volume for both the white and red metals is moving from Jul into Sep. At Market Magnets, the Spoo's price extreme deviation is stark, however at Moneyflow, the S&P 500 "ought be" some 200 points than 'tis. Final read on Q1 GDP at 05:30 PT. Consumer Confidence at 07:00 PT.

27 Jun '16, 04:36 Pacific Time: Friday's effect upon the BEGOS Markets' EDTRs (see Market Ranges) has clearly widened them; given that context, volatility thus far today is moderate-to-robust, the Bond (172^26, +1.3%) the rangiest component with a 133% EDTR tracing; those for the balance of the bunch are sub-100% with changes presently of less than 1% either way, save for Gold (1333.4, +1.1%). We've presently no open Market Rhythm Targets; one ought mind those making our Market Rhythms page with a grain of volatility salt. Mind, too, our Market Values and Market Magnets pages for extremes.

24 Jun '16, 04:38 Pacific Time: Brexit's "unexpected" passing in the eyes of the BEGOS Markets has effected one of the rangiest sessions since 2008's Black Swan. The Bond (171^03, +3.0%) has traced 634% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges), the Spoo (2023.00, -4.3%) 606%, and Gold (1321.1, +4.9%) 572%; Gold's high of 1362.6 is its best level since 18 Mar '14. Oil (47.68, -4.9%) is the weakest component. Volatility is sufficiently extreme that day-trading margin requirements remain double for the PMs and U.S. Indices, and triple for currency pairs and European Indices. Durables due @ 05:30 PT.

23 Jun '16, 04:28 Pacific Time: Week-to-date, the BEGOS Markets are reacting as if Brexit shan't pass; UK polls close at 14:00 PT; day-trading margin requirements have been doubled/trebled, which can lead to thin, volatile conditions; EDTRs (see Market Ranges) tracings in this session are already over 100% for the Bond (166^19), EuroCurrencies, and the Spoo (2096.25). Oil (49.84) is up the most, at +1.7%, and both the Bond and Gold (1261.9) off the most at -0.6%. Silver (17.250) has not been hit as has Gold this week (-1.5% vs. -3.1% respectively); Copper's (2.1470) week is +4.6%. New Homes due: 07:00 PT.

22 Jun '16, 04:31 Pacific Time: We've nixed Oil's (50.15) Market Rhythm Target of 46.33, the 12-hr. Price Oscillator having confirmed as positive at 00:00 PT (midnight). Trading activity appears to be tightening ahead of tomorrow's Brexit vote; BEGOS Markets volatility is light-to-moderate, with presently little change either way; the EuroCurrencies are leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings, the Swiss' (1.0477) at 81% and the Euro's (1.13250) at 69%. The pullback in the PM's this week below their Market Profile supports suggest Brexit shan't pass. Yellen's testimony/Existing Homes both at 07:00 PT.

21 Jun '16, 04:20 Pacific Time: Gold (1273.5) is under the gun, -1.5%, the weakest of the BEGOS Markets, which are mixed (4 up, 4 down) on moderate-to-robust volatility; Gold is the rangiest as well, tracing 133% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Oil (49.36) is lower too, -1.0%, the 12-hr. Price Oscillator still negative, (albeit not nearly as much as 'twas), its Market Rhythm Target thus still in place for 46.33. We are wary of whip in the Euro's (1.13535) daily Parabolics, (note there are no Euro Rhythms presently in the list on the Market Rhythms page). Yellen congressional testimony today & tomorrow at 07:00 PT.

20 Jun '16, 04:30 Pacific Time: The Spoo (2085.25) is the strongest, +1.3%, of the BEGOS Markets, for which volatility is moderate-to-robust. Gold (1281.2), the weekly close of which topped 1300 for the first time since 2014, is the weakest, -1.6%. Most rangy is the Swiss (1.0466), nearly "unch", but with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 130%, followed by Silver's (17.335, -1.1%) 102% tracing. Both PMs are presently just clinging to the underside of their most dominant apices by their Market Profiles. As noted in The Gold Update, this week has the Brexit vote (Thu 23 Jun) and the EconData calendar is light.

17 Jun '16, 04:25 Pacific Time: Volatility is moderate across the BEGOS Markets, 6 of the 8 being up. The weak links are the Bond (169^10, -0.3%) and the Spoo (2065.75, -0.2%). The Precious Metals & EuroCurrencies are firmer following a material intra-session turnabout yesterday: for Gold (1291.5) 'twas on a points basis the widest trading-day range since 18 Feb, whilst Silver (17.430) tied for its 3rd rangiest day year-to-date. Oil's (Aug 47.49) Market Rhythm Target is still 46.33, the 12-hour Price Oscillator moving lower despite price in this session +1.6%. Housing Starts/Permits due at 05:30 PT.

16 Jun '16, 04:41 Pacific Time: Gold (1309.0) has made a high for the year (1316.8) as post-Fed the Precious Metals and EuroCurrencies exhibit robust volatility, their EDTRs (see Market Ranges) well-exceeding 100%, even as the Dollar (95.060) too is firmer overnight; the Yen (0.96230) is +1.6% with an EDTR tracing of 251% (!) Copper's (2.0435) whipsaw continues, this session from a high of 2.0930 to as low as 2.0370; both the Spoo (2053.75) and Oil (47.30) are -0.4%; Oil's Market Rhythm Target on the Aug cac (cur 47.80) remains 46.33. CPI @ 05:30 PT; then Philly Fed & NAHB Housing @ 07:00 PT.

15 Jun '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: Copper (2.0930) has put in its 4th vast overnight swing in the last 2 weeks, ranging this session from 2.0385 up to 2.0990, a 144% tracing of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) the red metal is up the most, +2.4%, of the BEGOS Markets, which otherwise are docile and mixed. Oil's (47.99) 12-hr. Price Oscillator has deepened, our Market Rhythm Target being maintained on the Aug cac (cur 48.54, tar 46.33). The Euro's (1.12685) daily Parabolics are nearing a flip to Short and Golds' 6-hr. MACD turned negative yesterday. PPI/NY Empire Index - 05:30 PT; FOMC - 11:00 PT; Yellen - 11:30 PT.

14 Jun '16, 04:35 Pacific Time: Oil's (48.32) 12-hr. Price Oscillator confirmed as negative at 00:00 (midnight) PT, ideally from an Aug cac entry of 49.03 (cur 48.95), for a Market Rhythm Target of 46.33; (recall we'd nixed a Jul cac Target of 46.20 back on 07 Jun); at Market Trends, Oil's "Baby Blues" have begun a swift decline. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate-to-robust, the Euro (1.12660, -0.6%) having traced 110% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). 7 of the 8 components are in the red: only the Bond (169^16) is up, +0.4%. Ex/Im pricing and Retail Sales come due at 05:30 PT; then BusInvs at 07:00 PT.

13 Jun '16, 04:37 Pacific Time: Gold (1287.4) is our BEGOS Markets leader, +0.9%; 2nd strongest is Copper (2.0405), +0.7%, making it ironic that Silver (17.325) is essentially "unch". The weak ones are Oil (48.55, -1.7%) and the Spoo (2080.50, -0.3%). The Gold Update emphasizes that the myriad of nixed Market Rhythm Targets we've had of late may be a Gold-positive as overall markets uncertainty is hampering technical signals' follow-though. That said, Oil's 12-hr. Price Oscillator has provisionally crossed to negative; if confirmed at 12:00 PT, a Target of 2.70 points lower can then be established.

10 Jun '16, 04:22 Pacific Time: As anticipated, we've nixed Copper's (2.0315) Market Rhythm Target of 2.1760 as the daily MACD has crossed to negative. The BEGOS Markets are mixed and volatility moderate. Again, Oil (49.91) is the weakest of the bunch, -1.1%, and the Bond (168^06) the strongest, +0.4%. EuroCurrencies cac volume is moving into Sep, (1st Position is Mon). At Market Trends, the "Baby Blues" are rising for the EuroCurrencies and PMs such that those respective 21-day linreg trends ought turn positive in the new week. UofM Sentiment due @ 07:00 PT; Treasury Budget @ 11:00 PT. (Post inadvertently delayed until 07:10 PT)

09 Jun '16, 04:18 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate and changes mixed, Oil (50.84) the weakest at -1.3%; up the most is the Bond (167^12) at +0.3%. Copper's (2.0590) daily MACD remains positive, albeit further weakness in price could well nix our Market Rhythm Target of 2.1760 by week's end. Also lower is the Spoo (Jun 2111.50) for which the high has come after the low in 10 of the past 13 trading days (full 23-hour Globex sessions); the Sep cac (2102.25, fair value -10.09) moves to "front month" today, but the volume shan't until tomorrow (Fri). Wholesale Inventories come due at 07:00 PT.

08 Jun '16, 04:33 Pacific Time: Silver (16.830) is the strongest (+2.7%) of the BEGOS Markets, and has covered an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 150%. Running 2nd is Oil (51.00, +1.1%) followed by Copper (2.0685, +0.8%), the latter's daily MACD still to the positive side such that its Market Rhythm Target remains at 2.1760. The balance of the bunch are also all presently higher, (the Dollar [93.620] falling for the 5th straight day). The Swiss (1.0403) is at its highest level since 05 May. Gold (1256.6) is now making session highs, but unlike Silver, the EDTR tracing is just 67%. No Econ Baro data due.

07 Jun '16, 04:36 Pacific Time: We're nixed the Market Rhythm Target for Oil (cur 50.11, tar 46.20) as the daily Parabolics just swung to positive moments ago; the Target for Copper (cur 2.0685, tar 2.1760) remains alive, its daily MACD still positive; but trade of the red metal has been decidedly down overnight to Market Profile support at 2.0700 on an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 147%; 'tis the weakest (-2.3%) of the BEGOS Markets which otherwise are mixed on moderate volatility. PMs are lower, yet their "Baby Blues" have notched higher. Revision to Q1 Productivity: 05:30 PT; Consumer Credit: 12:00 PT.

06 Jun '16, 04:29 Pacific Time: Our two Market Rhythm Targets remain as follows: Copper (cur 2.1305, tar 2.1760) per the positive daily MACD, and Oil (cur 49.17, tar 46.20) per the negative daily Parabolics. The BEGOS Markets are mixed and volatility is moderate. Up the most is Oil at +0.6% whilst down the most are the Bond (166^14), Euro (1.13480) and Gold (1244.5), all -0.2%. The Gold Update depicts price having recovered 7 days of losses in 7 minutes on Friday after weak May payrolls, with the Fed and Brexit vote in the offing. At Market Trends, the "Baby Blues" for Gold and Silver (16.445) are curling up.

03 Jun '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: Copper (2.1140) is on the move, +2.3% and leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 140%; the Market Rhythm Target of 2.1760 is in place, the daily MACD histogram at its highest level since crossing positive on 26 May. Far more subtle is the balance of the BEGOS Markets: both Oil (49.08) and the Spoo (2104.25) are basically "unch", the latter's EDTR tracing just 16%; Oil still has its Target of 46.20 as the daily Parabolics remain Short. The PM's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) have yet to curl upward. Payrolls/Deficit: 05:30 PT; ISM(Svc)/FactOrdrs 07:00 PT.

02 Jun '16, 04:37 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are lightly mixed, the largest change presently being Copper (2.0640), -0.4%; the daily MACD on the red metal remains positive and thus its Market Rhythm Target of 2.1760 is still viable; at Market Trends, Copper's "Baby Blues" continue to ascend. Oil's (48.90) daily Parabolics have flipped to Short for a Target of 46.20. Pending Long signals appear en route to being triggered in the next few sessions on the Euro's (1.11940) daily Parabolics, the Swiss' (1.0129) daily Moneyflow, and Silver's (15.995) daily Parabolics. ECB: 04:45 PT; ADP: 05:15 PT; Draghi: 05:30 PT.

01 Jun '16, 04:32 Pacific Time: Gold (1220.4) made its Market Rhythm Target of 1221.7; but more broadly, Gold's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) may begin to curl upward from here, the yellow metal indicating a 2nd consecutive up day, as is the case for the EuroCurrencies. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate, with strength in the Bond (163^17) which has overcome trading resistance at 162^30 (see Market Profiles), the EuroCurrencies and Gold; the weak links are Copper (2.0645, -1.0%), Oil (48.42, -0.8%), and the Spoo (2087.50, -0.3%). ADP delayed 1 day; ISM(Mfg) & Construction due @ 07:00 PT.

31 May '16, 05:12 Pacific Time: Website error (see 04:34 comment) resolved. ...m...

31 May '16, 04:53 Pacific Time: The "2-day" Globex session continues, the PMs coming off pressure endured during Sunday evening. Gold's (1214.1) 8-hr. Parabolics have flipped to Long (from an entry level of 1211.7), for which we've a Market Rhythm Target of 1221.7. Silver (16.090) is the weakest component, -1.0%, but off its session low of 15.915. Up the most is the Swiss (1.0111) at +0.5%; 'tis now also the most rangy, its EDTR tracing being 107%, ahead of the Euro's (1.11645, +0.4%) 98% tracing. Personal Inc/Spd @ 05:30 PT; then Chi PMI @ 06:45 PT & Consumer Confidence @ 07:00 PT.

31 May '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: There has been a Website error over the last few sessions in the "Next Session Range Guesstimates" for BEGOS Markets highs and lows; this is a function of slowly bringing the Japanese Yen into the fold; the error ought be corrected by day's end. A date for the Yen's debut on the Website still has yet to be determined. Thanks for everyone's interest and patronage. ...m...

30 May '16, 04:33 Pacific Time: US and UK bourses are closed, but the "2-day" Globex session is on and active, the volatility in BEGOS Markets being moderate-to-robust. The PMs are both weaker and the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings leaders: Silver (16.025) is -1.4% with a 93% tracing; Gold (1212.2) is -0.3% with an 83% tracing; Gold's 8-hr. Parabolics would presently swing to Long should 1213.6 trade. Copper (2.0995) is -0.5%, but its Market Rhythm Target of 2.1760 is supported as the daily MACD is further positive. Globex halts from 10:00 PT to 15:00 PT in honouring our fallen military heroes.

27 May '16, 04:25 Pacific Time: Volatility is light-to-moderate for the BEGOS Markets which are mixed with most just either side of "unch". The exceptions are Copper (2.1180) +0.9% and Oil (49.11) -0.6%. Copper's daily MACD has confirmed to positive for a Market Rhythm Target of 2.1760, (the price at confirm being 2.1000). At Market Trends, the red metal's "Baby Blues" are swinging back up; those for the EuroCurrencies and PMs are well down and prices are near the lows of their Market Profiles. 2nd look at Q1 GDP due at 05:30 PT; UofM Sentiment (revised) at 07:00 PT. Yellen award/interview at 10:15 PT.

26 May '16, 04:18 Pacific Time: As anticipated, we've nixed the Market Rhythm Target for the Spoo (cur 2089.28, tar 1994.50) as the daily Moneyflow has crossed above 50 (scale 0-100). 6 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are up, but volatility is light-to-moderate, the narrowest component being Oil (49.84) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of just 29%. Silver (16.490) is up the most at +0.9%. Cac volume is moving for the Bond (Jun 163^19) into Sep (162^06), and for Gold (Jun 1229.1) into Aug (1231.8): 1st Notice for both markets is Tue (31 May). Durables due @ 05:30 PT; Pending Home Sales @ 07:00 PT.

25 May '16, 04:25 Pacific Time: The new Market Rhythm Target for Oil (cur 49.20, tar 45.50) was quickly nixed as of 12:00 PT yesterday as the 12-hr. Parabolics swiftly reversed to Long; our Target for the Spoo (cur 2082.00, tar 1994.50) looks to get nixed, the daily Moneyflow just a hair sub-50. Copper's (2.0810) daily MACD may cross to positive for a fresh Target by week's end. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate, the components mixed with Copper leading to the upside at +0.7% and Gold (1221.5) to the downside at -0.5%. Our Market Magnets page shows Gold as negatively astray as 'tis been in 3 months.

24 May '16, 04:29 Pacific Time: We've a new Market Rhythm Target for Oil (cur 47.93, tar 45.50), its 12-hr. Parabolics having flipped to Short; still alive is our Target for the Spoo (cur 2052.25, tar 1994.50), its sub-50 daily Moneyflow reading at 43. Only the Spoo and Copper (2.0715) are in the black for the BEGOS Markets; volatility is moderate. Gold (1242.2) is testing the lower bounds of its 1240-1280 resistance zone; Silver (16.310) has retraced almost all of its rally that was strongly sparked back on 19 Apr; Silver's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are in free fall. New Home Sales due @ 07:00 PT.

23 May '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: Moderate is the volatility for the BEGOS Markets in starting the week, with 6 of the 8 components in the red: weakest is Oil (47.82, -1.4%) followed by Silver (16.375, -1.9%). Only the Bond (164^14) and Swiss (1.0110) are marginally higher at best. The Spoo's (2047.25) daily Moneyflow continues to track sub-50 (cur 37) such that the 1994.50 Market Rhythm Target remains. Gold's (1250.2) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are now down to 0% in real-time, the 21-day LinReg trend thus flat. Q1 Earnings Season is done: 'tis the 3rd in-a-row with 50% or less y-o-y improvement.

20 May '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: From our Market Rhythms page, one of the best currently listed there is Silver's (16.565) 4-hr. Parabolics: that study has recorded follow-through of at least $1,300/cac (0.260 points) in 8 of the last 10 signals, the 2 failures not reaching that amount still finishing in the black. That Market Rhythm could flip to Long in the next session or two. The BEGOS Markets are comparatively quiet, volatility essentially light and net changes mostly muted. The Spoo's (2042.75) daily Moneyflow is at 31 (scale 100-0), keeping the 1994.50 Market Rhythm Target in place. Existing Homes at 07:00 PT.

19 May '16, 04:27 Pacific Time: As anticipated the last 2 days, Gold's (1254.8) Market Rhythm Target of 1295.0 was nixed, the 8-hr. MACD confirming as negative yesterday at 08:00 PT. Otherwise, the Spoo's (2038.00) Target of 1994.50 remains intact, the daily Moneyflow now further down to 32 (scale 100-0). Again, we presently have all 8 BEGOS Markets in the red, the Dollar (95.265) firming. Silver (16.660) is off the most at -1.6%, followed by Oil (47.77) at -1.4%. Least weak is the Euro (1.12085), -0.1%. Q2 Earnings Season is winding down, only 50% improving their y-o-y quarter. Philly Fed & LEI at 07:00 PT.

18 May '16, 04:27 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is spanning the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings, the rangiest being Copper (2.0585) with a 107% tracing, the narrowest being the Bond (165^13) with just a 29% tracing. Similar to this time yesterday, 7 of the 8 components are down, Oil (Jul 49.03) being the only market in the black at +0.1%; (1st notice for the Jun cac is Tue, 24 May). Gold's (1275.5) has not seen its 8-hr. MACD go negative; close that 'tis to so doing, the Market Rhythm Target of 1295.0 is still on the board. No EconBaro data due today. FOMC 27 Apr Minutes: 11:00 PT.

17 May '16, 04:37 Pacific Time: Gold's (1274.7) 8-hr. MACD is still positive, but only barely so such that its Market Rhythm Target of 1295.0 may get nixed should the yellow metal have a down day. The Target for the Spoo (cur 2061.00, tar 1994.50) remains viable, the sub-50 daily Moneyflow reading presently 39. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate and all 8 components are down, but none by more than -0.5%, that being Copper (2.0815). The Dollar (94.555) is firm. Cac volume in Jun Oil (47.73) moving into the Jul cac (48.37) over the next 24 hours. CPI and Housing Starts @ 05:30PT; IndPrd/CapUtil @ 06:15 PT.

16 May '16, 04:36 Pacific Time: The Euro (1.13265) achieved its Market Rhythm Target of 1.13145. The Spoo's (2044.50) Target of 1994.50 remains in place, the daily Moneyflow reading (scale 100-0) down to 30, the lowest since 25 Jan; the Spoo's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) continue to descend. Gold (1283.2) has a new Target of 1295.0, the 8-hr. MACD having crossed to positive. BEGOS Markets volatility is light-to-moderate, the upside leaders being Oil (47.16, +1.7%), Silver (17.340, +1.2%) and Gold (+0.7%). The Swiss (1.0249) and Bond (166^17) are marginally lower. NY Empire Index: 05:30 PT.

13 May '16, 06:35 Central Time: The BEGOS Markets are mixed (4 up, 4 down) on light-to-moderate volatility ahead of a slew of EconData. The PMs are leading up with Silver (17.150, +0.9%) and Gold (1275.4, +0.8%); both have the rangiest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 68% each. Weakest is Oil (46.18, -0.5%). Market Rhythm Targets remain for the Spoo (cur 2053.25, tar 1994.50) and the Euro (cur 1.13600, tar 1.13145). The Spoo's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) continue to drop in real-time; those for the Euro are lower. PPI & Retail Sales @ 07:30 CT; Bus Invs & UofM Sentiment @ 09:00 CT.

12 May '16, 06:36 Central Time: The Market Rhythm Target for Oil (cur 46.62, tar 41.13) was nixed yesterday upon the 12-hr. Parabolics flipping to the LongSide; ('tis still a viable Rhythm, but we shan't chase it to the upside; Oil's "Baby Blues" [see Market Trends] are faltering a bit); still in place are the other 2 Targets for the Spoo (cur 2069.75, tar 1994.50) as its daily Moneyflow remains sub-50 (scale 100-0) and for the Euro (cur 1.14070, tar 1.13145) per its negative 8-hr. MACD. The Spoo is firmer (+0.5%) following yesterday's fallout, but the "Baby Blues" continue to drop. Ex/Im pricing: 07:30 CT.

11 May '16, 03:42 Pacific Time: A more docile session thus far for the BEGOS Markets, all of which are higher, save for the Spoo (2073.00, -0.2%). Copper (2.1190, +1.1%) is the rangiest of the bunch with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 72%. The strongest components is Silver, (17.405, +1.5%), its EDTR tracing at 71%. The Euro (1.14010) is the most subtle member, +0.1%, its EDTR tracing at just 37%. The 3 open Market Rhythm Targets remain in place as follows: Oil (cur 44.67, tar 41.13), the Spoo (tar 1994.50), and the Euro (tar 1.13145). Incoming EconData is quiet, but backloaded into week's end.

10 May '16, 04:30 Pacific Time: The Spoo (2058.75) is leading the otherwise moderate volatility thus far for the BEGOS Markets; the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing for the Spoo is 101%; that said, no one component is presently changed up or down by more than 0.4%. 3 Market Rhythm Targets remain open as follows: Oil (cur 43.25, tar 41.13), the Spoo (tar 1994.50), and the Euro (cur 1.13870, tar 1.13145). Despite the Spoo being higher, its "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) continue to work lower (-20% in real-time). Copper's (2.1010) "Baby Blues" are down to 0%. Wholesale Inventories due at 07:00 PT.

09 May '16, 04:44 Pacific Time: Moderate volatility starts the week for the BEGOS Markets with Copper (2.1210) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 95%, the red metal is -1.4%, the weakest of the bunch. Strongest is Oil (45.29), +1.6%, with less of an EDTR tracing at 52%. The three open Market Rhythm Targets remain for Oil (tar 41.13) per the ShortSide 12-hr. Parabolics, the Euro (cur 1.13920, tar 1.13145) per the negative 8-hr. MACD, and the Spoo (cur 2058.75, tar 1994.50) per the sub-50 daily Moneyflow. In real-time, the "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) of the Spoo are in sub-0% territory.

06 May '16, 04:31 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is light-to-moderate with Payrolls data due at 05:30 PT. The Bond (165^24) reached its Market Rhythm Target of 165^03. Still open is the Target for Oil (cur 43.96, tar 41.13). Two new Targets have been added: 1) the Spoo (cur 2038.75, tar 1994.50) given the daily Moneyflow having gone sub-50 (scale 100-0), and 2) the Euro (cur 1.14380, tar 1.13145) as its 8-hr. MACD has crossed to negative. Oil is off the most at -1.2%; the balance of the bunch are either side of "unch" by less than 0.3%. The Spoo's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are down to 0%.

05 May '16, 04:30 Pacific Time: The Swiss (1.0384) is leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings thus far at 105% in what is otherwise moderate volatility for the BEGOS Markets, which are mixed. Weakest is Copper (2.1560) -1.2%: as suspected, its Market Rhythm Target of 2.3130 was nixed. Strongest is Oil (44.90), +1.9%, but its Target of 41.13 is still in place as the 12-hr. Parabolics remain to the ShortSide. The Spoo's (2052.00) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are poised to go sub-0% by week's end. Deep into Q1 Earnings Season, (1,743 having reported), 41% are worse year-over-year.

04 May '16, 04:28 Pacific Time: 7 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are lower, save for the Bond (164^01) at +0.1%. The Bond's Market Rhythm Target of 165^03 is in place, however Copper's (2.1980) Target of 2.3130 likely looks to be nixed as the daily MACD flirts with going negative; we've added a new Target for Oil (cur 43.76, tar 41.13) per the aforementioned 12-hr. Parabolics now confirmed to the ShortSide. Gold (1277.7) has moved back into the 1240-1280 "resistance" zone: we're anticipating that to morph into "support". Silver's (17.235) Market Profile support = 17.100. Much EconData from 05:15 PT - 07:00 PT.

03 May '16, 04:19 Pacific Time: The RBA's "surprise" rate cut (to a record low 1.75%) has empowered both the Bond (163^13) and EuroCurrencies to the demise of the Dollar (92.270) and the Spoo (2060.25). BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate-to-robust, the Swiss (1.0560) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 148%. The PMs are not getting as much notice as one would expect: they are the least volatile of the bunch. Oil's (44.33) 12-hr. Parabolics have provisionally flipped to Short; confirm would come at 12:00 PT, from which time we'd set a Market Rhythm Target lower by 2.60 ($2,600/cac).

02 May '16, 04:39 Pacific Time: The Nikkei's 3% slide is not continuing into Western bourses; 7 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are higher and volatility is moderate. The weak link is Oil (45.91, -0.2%). The PMs are the upside leaders with Gold (1301.0) +0.5% and Silver (17.940), +0.3%; both PMs are the volatility leaders, having traced better than 50% of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges). Open Market Rhythm Targets remain in place for Copper (cur 2.2880, tar 2.3130) and the Bond (cur 163^14, tar 165.03); the Bond's daily Moneyflow (44) is on pace to cross above 50 in the day or so. ISM(Mfg) & Construction due @ 07:00 PT.

29 Apr '16, 04:38 Pacific Time: Our Market Rhythm Target for the Euro (cur 1.14110, tar 1.12150) is nixed, the daily Parabolic flipping to the LongSide. Copper's (2.2740) Target of 2.3130 remains supported by the positive daily MACD. We've added a Target for the Bond (cur 162^20, tar 165^03), its 12-hr. Parabolics having flipped to the LongSide. BEGOS Markets volatility is running moderate-to-robust with strength in the Metals, Eurocurrencies and Oil (46.37). Gold (1278.3) has topped the 1240-1280 resistance zone (high 1283.0). The EconBaro to receive 6 incoming data inputs from 05:30-07:00 PT.

28 Apr '16, 04:18 Pacific Time: Readers ought scroll down to our menu link at left and click on "The S&P 500 -- Moneyflow": the oscillators across the foot of the graphic are about as negative as we've every seen them. Expected easing from the BOJ was not announced, sending the ¥en soaring and thus Gold (1257.6) is our strongest BEGOS Market, +0.8% with the widest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing as well at 128%. Weakest is the Spoo (2077.75), -0.7% with the 2nd widest EDTR tracing at 121%. The Euro's (1.13595) Market Rhythm Target (1.12150) may get nixed today. 1st look at Q1 GDP: 05:30 PT.

27 Apr '16, 04:36 Pacific Time: Volatility is at best moderate before the Fed, with all but 2 of the BEGOS Markets to the plus side, led by Silver (17.335, +1.0%), its cac volume moving from May into Jul (17.375); the white metal has scampered up from the 17.000-16.250 (May cac) Market Profile "chasm". Weakest is Copper (Jul 2.2295, -1.2%), but its daily MACD remains positive, keeping our Market Rhythm Target in place at 2.3130. The Euro's (1.13230) Target of 1.12150 is also still in place, the daily Parabolics remaining to the ShortSide. Pending Homes: 07:00; FOMC: 11:00 PT (no press conference).

26 Apr '16, 04:41 Pacific Time: Another session of moderate volatility for the BEGOS Markets, 7 of which are just either side of "unch"; the exception is Copper (Jul 2.2330) at -1.0%. The red metal's cac volume is moving from May into Jul, for which our Market Rhythm Target is still 2.3130 as the daily MACD remains positive. The Target for the Euro (1.12965) of 1.12150 is still in play as price remains below the declining daily Parabolics. Silver (16.970) is basically on its 16.950 apex (see Market Profiles), still with a notably "chasm" down to 16.200. Durables due at 05:30 PT, then Consumer Confidence at 07:00 PT.

25 Apr '16, 04:29 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are mixed (4 up, 4 down) and volatility is moderate. Weakest is Oil (43.33, -1.0%) and firmest is the Swiss (1.0282, +0.4%). Open Market Rhythm Targets remain for both the Euro (cur 1.12730, tar 1.12150) per its daily Parabolics, and Copper (Jul cur 2.2630, tar 2.3130) per its daily MACD. The Gold Update highlights Silver's (16.870) 12% increase for the last 2 months vs. Gold's (1235.0) net change of 0%. The S&P's (2091.58) page for Moneyflow shows a sharp drop-off. FOMC rate decision on Wednesday; a backloaded week of EconData; New Homes @ 07:00 PT.

22 Apr '16, 04:27 Pacific Time: Overnight speculation of BOJ negative rate lending to banks hasn't significantly affected the BEGOS Markets, the volatility running light-to-moderate. The upside leader is Silver (17.225, +1.3%), which is also the rangiest component with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 76%. The weakest link is the Bond (162^22), off just -0.1% with an EDTR tracing of 36%. The Euro (1.12920) is maintaining a Market Rhythm Target of 1.12150, and Copper (Jul 2.2650) continues to Target 2.3130. 10% of the way into Q1 Earnings Season, only 57% have bettered their y-o-y quarter.

21 Apr '16, 04:21 Pacific Time: The Bond (162^27) achieved its Market Rhythm Target of 163^14; our two open targets are for the Euro (cur 1.13305, tar 1.12150) per its negative daily Parabolics, and for Copper (Jul 2.2610, tar 2.3130) per its positive daily MACD. The PMs continue their leadership in BEGOS Markets volatility, Silver (17.370) with a 174% EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing, and Gold (1260.7) with a 107% tracing. All 3 BEGOS Metals are presently the upside leaders: Silver +2.5%, Gold +1.2%, Copper +1.2%. The Bond is the weakest, -0.4%. ECB: 04:45 PT; Draghi + Philly Fed: 05:30 PT; LEI: 07:00 PT.

20 Apr '16, 04:37 Pacific Time: Again, Silver (17.075) is the leader in volatility which overall is moderate for the BEGOS Markets; with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 101%, Silver (+0.6%) yesterday returned to the 17 handle for the 1st time since last June. Gold (1250.0, -0.1%) is 2nd in EDTR tracings at 70%. Oil (41.79) is the downside leader, -1.5%. Negative daily Parabolics are maintaining Market Rhythm Targets for both the Bond (cur 165^10, tar 163^14) and Euro (cur 1.13885, tar 1.12150). Add to those Copper (Jul 2.2230, tar 2.3130) per its positive daily MACD crossing. Existing Homes: 07:00 PT.

19 Apr '16, 04:30 Pacific Time: Silver (16.675) is leading a moderate-to-robust session in volatility for the BEGOS Markets: the white metal is +2.7% and has traced 185% of its EDTR; 2nd rangiest is Gold (1243.6, +0.8%) with a 111% tracing; 2nd highest in change is Oil (41.88, +1.0%). Just 2 of the 8 components are in the red: Copper (2.1495, -0.7%) and the Bond (165^07, -0.2%). The latter's Market Rhythm Target is still 163^14, whilst that for the Euro (1.13480) is still 1.12150. With the exception of Copper, the balance of the 21-day LinReg trends are all positive. Housing/Permits come due @ 05:30 PT.

18 Apr '16, 04:46 Pacific Time: Oil (38.80) is the dominant mover (-4.0%) amongst the otherwise docile BEGOS Markets; Oil has traced 120% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) and volume has begun flowing into the June cac from that of May, (1st notice for which is this Fri, 22 Apr). Gold (1239.5) and the Swiss (1.0387) are the upside leaders, both +0.3%. Market Rhythm Targets remain in place for both the Bond (cur 166^07, tar 163^14) and the Euro (cur 1.13265, tar 1.12150). Barely underway, Q1 Earnings Season is off to a mediocre start (44% bettering the y-o-y quarter thus far). NAHB Housing at 07:00 PT.

15 Apr '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: The Euro's (1.13050) daily Parabolics have flipped to Short for a Market Rhythm Target of 1.12150; the same study on the Bond (165^26) remains in place with its Target of 163^14. BEGOS Markets volatility is light-to-moderate, Oil (40.48) being off the most at -2.3% and the rangiest of the components with an 82% tracing of its EDTR (see Market Ranges, which have been notably in decline); Copper (2.1485) is 2nd-weakest -0.9%; the balance of the bunch are only modestly changed up or down. NY Empire Index: 5:30 PT; IndPrd/CapUtil: 06:15 PT; UofM Sentiment: 07:00 PT.

14 Apr '16, 04:32 Pacific Time: The Bond's (165^10) daily Moneyflow is barely above the 50 border (scale 100-0), but the daily Parabolics have confirmed a flip to Short, giving us a Market Rhythm Target of 163^14. Negative 4-hr. MACDs on both Gold (1242.1) and Silver (16.150) are seeing downside price follow-through. Volatility for the BEGOS Markets is moderate, and again, 6 of the 8 components are down, the only two up this time being Oil (41.86, +0.6%) and the Swiss (1.0382, +0.1%). Silver is the weakest -0.6%. The Spoo's (2075.00) "Baby Blues" still defy the uptrend. CPI: due in at 05:30 PT.

13 Apr '16, 04:36 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is mostly moderate, the exception being the EuroCurrencies, both of whose EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings have exceeded 100%. 6 of the 8 components are down, save for Copper (2.1575, +0.3%) and the Spoo (2066.50, +0.5%); the latter's daily Moneyflow did not cross sub-50 ('tis presently 65); however, the same study for the Bond (165^00) is down to 51. We've noted of late the 4-hr. (240mn) studies on the PMs: Silver's (16.075) 4-hr. MACD is poised to cross negative. PPI and Retail Sales at 05:30 PT; Fed's Tan Tome at 11:00 PT.

12 Apr '16, 04:39 Pacific Time: The Spoo's (2039.25) daily Moneyflow is poised to cross sub-50 (scale 100-0) in the next day or two; should that be confirmed, we'd expect a Market Rhythm Target of 52 points lower ($2,600/cac) from the opening price following the confirming session; at Market Trends, the Spoo's "Baby Blues" continue to fall, (in real-time as well even with price presently +0.3%). BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate-to-robust with Copper (2.1085) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 112%; the red metal is up the most of the bunch at +1.3%. Ex/Im pricing: due at 05:30 PT.

11 Apr '16, 04:33 Pacific Time: Silver (15.580) is the firmest of the BEGOS Markets, the white metal +1.4%, followed by Gold (1251.7), +0.9%; in real-time, Silver is printing its 1st up move in its "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) since 23 March. Save for the Spoo (2048.00) which is +0.3%, yet its "Baby Blues" working lower, the balance of the BEGOS bunch are mildly down; volatility is moderate. At Market Rhythms, both the Bond (165^21) and Swiss (1.0492) are presently sporting a variety of studies to observe for signals. The week is backloaded for incoming EconData; Q1 Earnings Season starts today.

08 Apr '16, 04:29 Pacific Time: Moderate is the BEGOS Markets volatility, 6 of the components being down, save for Oil (38.60, +2.9%) and the Spoo (2046.00, +0.5%). Both of those markets also have the rangiest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 83% for the Spoo and 80% for Oil. The PMs are the weakest of the bunch with Gold (1236.3) -0.5% and Silver (15.175) -0.4%; and whilst their 21-day LinReg trends remain down, specific to Gold, its "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are now higher for the 4th consecutive session. More on that in tomorrow's Gold Update. Whsl Invs come due at 07:00 PT.

07 Apr '16, 04:39 Pacific Time: Resilience remains for the PMs with Gold (1239.0) and Silver (15.240) both +1.2% as the firmest 2 markets in BEGOS. Volatility is moderate-to-robust with Copper (2.1045) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 147%, followed by the Euro (1.14190) at 104%. We've presently no open Market Rhythm Targets; Oil's (37.79) daily Price Oscillator has stalled, just barely positive without having crossed to negative; again, mind the Market Rhythms page to see which ones have been the best performers in anticipation of their next signals. Consumer Credit: 12:00 PT.

06 Apr '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is mostly light, except for the Swiss (1.0445) which has traced 71% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). 6 of the 8 components are in the red, save for Oil (36.95, +1.1%) and the Spoo (2042.75, just above "unch"). At Market Trends, Gold's (1226.6) "Baby Blues" have notched higher for the first time in almost a month (08 Mar), albeit the 21-day LinReg trend is firmly down. At Market Rhythms, Copper's (2.1340) daily MACD in its last 10 consecutive tests had follow-though 9 times by at least $2,000/cac (0.0800 points). 16 Mar FOMC Minutes due at 11:00 PT.

05 Apr '16, 04:31 Pacific Time: Oil (35.58) per its negative 12-hr. Price Oscillator has made its Market Rhythm Target of 35.81; that said, as we'd noted, the daily Price Oscillator is nearing its own negative cross, from which (if confirmed) would point to another $2,800/cac (2.80 points) lower, as is currently listed on our Market Rhythms page. For the PMs, the 4-hr. Rhythms for both Gold's (1233.9) Parabolics and Silver's (15.145) MACD confirmed shifting to positive at 04:00 PT. BEGOS Markets volatility borders on robust; the Spoo (2044.25) is the weakest -0.6%. Trade Deficit @ 05:30 PT; ISM(Svc) @ 07:00 PT.

04 Apr '16, 04:28 Pacific Time: Copper (2.1625) has made its Market Rhythm Target of 2.1595; Oil's (36.68) Target of 35.81 remains in place, reinforced by the 12-hr. Price Oscillator reaching its lowest level since the signal was triggered last Thursday; further, Oil's daily Price Oscillator is trending towards a negative cross in the next session or two. No one BEGOS Market is presently changed by more than 0.5% either way and overall volatility is moderate at best. The most docile component is the Bond (164^28), practically "unch" with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) of just 28%. Factory Orders: 07:00 PT.

01 Apr '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: Q2 arrives with a big data day including Econ Baro metrics for payrolls, ISM(Mfg), Construction, UofM sentiment and vehicle sales. With the Nikkei -3.6%, the only strength in the BEGOS Markets is in the EuroCurrencies; volatility is light-to-moderate with the data in the balance. Copper's (2.1850) daily MACD is lower still, the Market Rhythm Target of 2.1595 still alive; and we've added a Target for Oil (cur 37.55, tar 35.81), its 12-hr. Price Oscillator having gone negative (from 38.01). The best Market Rhythms of late for the Precious Metals are on the 4-hr. (240-min.) time frame.

31 Mar '16, 04:20 Pacific Time: In closing quarter's end, BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate with weakness in the Spoo (2054.25), Oil (38.26) and most so in Copper (2.1740), the latter being -0.6% and closing in on the Market Rhythm Target of 2.1595, (low = 2.1660 and the "guesstimate" low if a down day = 2.1525); in real-time, Copper's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) have reached down to 0% and ought go negative near-term. Silver (15.415) leads to the upside at +1.3%, today's strengths showing in the Precious Metals, EuroCurrencies and the Bond (163^27). Chicago PMI due at 06:45 PT.

30 Mar '16, 04:31 Pacific Time: As anticipated, the Bond's (164^07) Market Rhythm Target of 160^07 did get nixed, the daily Price Oscillator crossing to positive as all 8 BEGOS Markets surged on the Yellen ECNY remarks, to the demise of the Dollar (94.890); the Euro's (1.13520) 12-hr. Parabolics too have provisionally flipped to Long, which nixes the 1.11150 Target; Copper (2.2005) is working lower, increasing the depth of its daily MACD in maintaining the Target of 2.1595. Components' volatility is moderate, and Oil (38.96) the upside winner at +1.2%. ADP Employment data comes due at 05:15 PT.

29 Mar '16, 04:15 Pacific Time: After a very narrow day yesterday, volatility is moving up to moderate for the BEGOS Markets: Copper (2.2115) is leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 87%; the daily MACD is increasingly negative and our Market Rhythm Target remains 2.1595. The Bond's (163^24) daily Price Oscillator, whilst still negative, is now only barely so such that the Target of 160^07 may get nixed in the next day or two. The Euro's (1.12400) 12-hour Parabolics continue as Short, the Target in place there for 1.11150. Consumer Confidence due at 07:00 PT; Yellen before the ECNY at 09:20 PT.

28 Mar '16, 04:22 Pacific Time: A subdued start to what ought morph into a very robust week, (major non-US bourses are still closed). BEGOS Markets volatility is mostly light. Market Rhythm Targets remain in place for the Bond (cur 162^22, tar 160^07) per its still-negative daily Price Oscillator, and for Copper (cur 2.2285, tar 2.1595) per its newly negative daily MACD. The same study for the Spoo (2034.50) is close to crossing negatively; the Euro's (1.11845) 12-hour Parabolics have flipped to Short for a Target (ideally from 1.12030) of 1.11150. Personal Inc/Spd due at 05:30 PT; Pending Homes due at 07:00 PT.

24 Mar '16, 04:21 Pacific Time: Oil (38.80) is off the most in BEGOS at -2.4%, followed by Copper (2.2070) at -1.4%; the other 6 components are neither 1% in either direction and overall volatility is moderate. Copper's daily MACD is confirmed as negative (ideally from 2.2395) setting up a Market Rhythm Target of 2.1595; the Target for the Bond (163^23) is still 160^07 as the daily Price Oscillator remains negative. For the Spoo (2017.00), its daily MACD may confirm as negative by session's end. Durables: 05:30 PT. Major bourses (ex-Japan) closed tomorrow. Final Q4 GDP tomorrow at 05:30 PT.

23 Mar '16, 04:27 Pacific Time: Volatility is light-to-moderate for the BEGOS Markets, all 8 of which at this instant are in the red. Off the most, and the most rangy, are the Precious Metals, with Silver (15.660, -1.5%), its EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing being 88%, and Gold (1232.7, -1.3%), its EDTR tracing being 76%. The Spoo's (2040.25) daily high has come after its low for the past 5 sessions with little net gain in the past 3; mind the Spoo's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) as they traverse the ceiling. Copper's (2.2865) daily MACD again appears close to a negative cross. New Homes at 07:00 PT.

22 Mar '16, 04:25 Pacific Time: Gold (1252.8, +0.7%) is leading the BEGOS Markets EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 74%, and Silver (15.995 , +0.8% is up the most of the bunch, this despite the Dollar (95.590, +0.2%) rising and the EuroCurrencies dropping in response to the Brussels bombings (00:00 PT, 08:00 CET). The Bond (162^05, +0.2%) is getting a bid, yet the daily Price Oscillator is still negative, supporting our 160^07 Market Rhythm Target; the Bond's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are curling upward, but the 21-day LinReg trend is down and the 12-hr. Parabolics have flipped to Short.

21 Mar '16, 04:36 Pacific Time: Oil (40.84, -0.7%) and Gold (1249.0, -0.6) are the weakest of the BEGOS Markets, the new week starting with, at best, moderate volatility: at Market Ranges you can see notable narrowing in the EDTRs for Oil, the Spoo (2037.25, "unch") and the Bond (163^07, "unch"). Still, the Bond's daily Price Oscillator is negative and thus the Market Rhythm Target 160^07 maintained. Both Silver (15.865) and Copper (2.2940) are +0.3%, the most in BEGOS. The Gold Update points out price's churning of late within the 1240-1280 "resistance zone". Existing Home Sales due at 07:00 PT.

18 Mar '16, 04:24 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate, with weakness in the EuroCurrencies and Gold (1255.0 -0.3%), countered by strength in Silver (16.035, +0.6%) and moreover in Oil (42.29, +1.5%). The Bond (163^15) has been working contra to its still negative daily Price Oscillator, other of its measures having flipped positive (daily Parabolics and 6-hr. Price Oscillator), and the "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) notching higher in real-time; the 21-day LinReg trend remains down, so we'll keep the Market Rhythm Target alive for 160^07. UofM Sentiment comes due at 10:00 PT.

17 Mar '16, 04:33 Pacific Time: Silver's (15.740) Market Rhythm Target of 15.195 was nixed upon the 4-hr. MACD swinging to positive yesterday, the 08:00-12:00 PT period encompassing the Precious Metals-bullish FOMC policy statement; the Bond (163^04) too is benefiting, but its daily Price Oscillator remains negative, the 160^07 Target still in place. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate-to-robust, the one down component being the Spoo (2011.25, -0.3%). Up the most are the EuroCurrencies at +0.7%, both having traced over 110% of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges). Philly Fed: 05:30 PT; LEI: 07:00 PT.

16 Mar '16, 04:25 Pacific Time: Our two Market Rhythm Targets remain intact for the Bond (cur 161^29, tar 160^07 per its still negative daily Price Oscillator) and Silver (cur 15.300, tar 15.195 per its still negative 4-hr. MACD). Copper's (2.2350) daily MACD appears poised to cross negatively by week's end; at Market Trends, the red metal's "Baby Blues" have just begun rolling over, as have those for Oil (37.08). At Market Values, Gold (1232.5) has returned to meet its smooth valuation line: the yellow metal was 167 points "high", dropping just 50 in closing the gap: FOMC - 11:00 PT; Yellen - 11:30 PT.

15 Mar '16, 04:24 Pacific Time: Save for the Bond (162^09), the other 7 BEGOS Markets are lower, with volatility moderate across the board. Still, the Bond's daily Price Oscillator remains negative as does our Market Rhythm Target for 160^07. Silver's (15.340) MACD crossed to negative (at 08:00 PT yesterday from the 15.435 level) setting up a Target of 15.195. The Gold Update pointed to Gold's (1235.0) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) as suggesting price vulnerability, which we've been getting, the 1240-1280 zone again being resistive. BOJ stands pat on policy with a gloomy outlook. 7 Baro metrics by 07:00 PT.

14 Mar '16, 04:17 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets start the week mixed (4 up, 4 down) on light-to-moderate volatility, both the Bond (161^02) and Spoo (2006.75) having traced just 21% of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges). Copper (2.2470) leads the tracings at 84%, but off the most is Oil (37.68) at -2.1%; Silver (15.660) leads to the upside at +1.0%. The Bond's daily Price Oscillator is lower still and thus we're maintaining its Market Rhythm Target of 160^07. The Euro's (1.11455) big pop from Thu continues to work off: price remains high vis-à-vis its Market Magnet. FOMC + 18 Baro metrics this week.

11 Mar '16, 04:20 Pacific Time: Our Market Rhythm Target for the Swiss (Jun 1.0185, tar 0.9910) was soundly nixed yesterday as reaction to the ECB firmed the daily Moneyflow above the 50 level (scale 0-100); our Target for the Bond (cur 162^10, tar 160^07) is still in place, the daily Price Oscillator continuing to work lower. Volatility is moderate-to-robust for the BEGOS Markets, the Euro (Jun 1.11480) still very much in play in having traced 109% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Oil (38.73) is up the most of the bunch at +1.9%; the Precious Metals are mildly lower. Ex/Im pricing due at 05:30 PT.

10 Mar '16, 04:31 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is essentially light, but the components ought be on the move given an ECB Monetary Policy Decision that is almost imminent at 4:45 PT followed by Draghi's press conference at 05:30 PT. The Swiss' (1.0020) daily Moneyflow has crept above 50: were that to be confirmed by session's end, 'twould nix our Market Rhythm Target of 0.9863 (Mar cac) or 0.9910 (Jun cac). The Bond (163^17) is getting a bid, but its daily Price Oscillator remains negative for a Target of 160^07. The Spoo (1997.00) front month moves to Jun (1988.00), (volume will lag until Fri).

09 Mar '16, 04:35 Pacific Time: Let's set for the Bond (162^26) that suggested Market Rhythm Target for 160^07 as the daily Price Oscillator stayed negative despite yesterday's rally. Still in place is the Swiss (1.0001) Target for 0.9863 (Mar cac) or 0.9910 (Jun cac); Mon 14 Mar is "1st Position", so rolling may be in order. Gold's (1253.3) 12-hr. MACD has provisionally crossed to negative for a potential downside run of 10.0 points ($1,000/cac) post-12:00 PT; mind too Gold's "Baby Blues" at Market Trends. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate: Oil (37.18) is up the most at +2.3%; the Bond is off the most at -0.7%.

08 Mar '16, 04:22 Pacific Time: The Bond's (163^17) daily Price Oscillator has confirmed a marginal cross to negative (from the session's opening price of 162^10, which makes the present level appear a more attractive entry were we to set a Market Rhythm Target for 160^07); but if the Spoo (1990.25) is topping, the Bond could get the bid, reverting the daily Price Oscillator back to positive; so some caution there. The Swiss (1.0063) daily Moneyflow is at 48 with the Target still 0.9863 (Mar cac) or 0.9910 (Jun cac). Volatility is moderate across the BEGOS Markets, which are again split (4 up, 4 down). No data due.

07 Mar '16, 04:39 Pacific Time: Save for the ECB come Thu (10 Mar), this is a very light week for incoming Econ Data; the BEGOS Markets begin mixed (4 up, 4 down) on light-to-moderate volatility. Most rangy is the Swiss (1.0004) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 91%; the daily Moneyflow is 40, thus being sub-50 keeping our Market Rhythm Target alive for 0.9863 (Mar cac) or 0.9910 (Jun cac), (again, "1st position" is 14 Mar). The Bond's (161^31) daily Price Oscillator is provisionally crossing to negative; if confirmed, a Target for some 2^04 points lower (about $2,100/cac) could be initiated.

04 Mar '16, 04:25 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility runs the range from light-to-robust, with Silver (15.430) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 117%; the Spoo (1994.00) is the most docile of the bunch with just a 23% tracing. The Swiss (1.0078) has firmed this week, but the daily Moneyflow still remains sub-50 (47), so our Market Rhythm Target is still in place at 0.9863 (Mar cac) or 0.9910 (Jun cac). Gold (1265.2) has made a new high (1275.9) for the year, indeed a 13-month high; again our 1280 high target for 2016 now appears modest. Spoo target still the low 1400s. Payrolls data due 05:30 PT.

03 Mar '16, 04:33 Pacific Time: Volatility is even lighter that at this time yesterday for the BEGOS Markets; indeed the widest change presently is for Gold (1243.5) at just +0.2%; 6 metrics of Econ Data will hit the Econ Baro by 07:00 PT. The Swiss (Mar 1.0043) daily moneyflow is still sub-50, thus our Market Rhythm Target remains for 0.9863 (Mar cac) or 0.9910 (Jun cac). The Euro (1.08935) has confirmed the negative 13/89 EMA crossing; we shan't set a Target there, but 'twould be about for $2,000/cac lower (to 1.07100) from the session's open of 1.08700 . ISM(Svc)/FactOrdrs at 07:00 PT.

02 Mar '16, 04:33 Pacific Time: With the exception of Copper (2.1730) having traced 90% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges), BEGOS Markets volatility is light as none of the 7 other components have traced even 50% of their EDTRs, the Bond (162^09) being the nearest at 44%; good doses of key Econ Data await, notably on Thu and Fri. The Swiss (Mar 1.0016) daily moneyflow has worked lower (35) in favour of our Market Rhythm Target (0.9863 Mar or 0.9910 Jun). The Euro (1.08565) is provisionally seeing its daily 13/89 daily EMA crossing negatively. ADP jobs data due at 05:15 PT; Fed's Tan Tome at 11:00 PT.

01 Mar '16, 04:38 Pacific Time: The Swiss (1.0019) confirmed its daily Moneyflow crossing sub-50 thus providing us a Market Rhythm Target either of 0.9863 (Mar cac) or 0.9910 (Jun cac); "1st position" is 14 Mar. BEGOS Market volatility is light-to-robust, the leading EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing being for Copper (2.1375) at 103%, the least rangy being the Euro (1.08770) at 35%. Upside leaders are Oil (34.28), Silver (15.055) and the Spoo (1946.00), all just either side of +1%. Gold's (1245.7) resilience is making its Market Value still appear "high" at +93 points. ISM(Mfg)/Construction come due at 07:00 PT.

29 Feb '16, 04:35 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are 4 up and 4 down on moderate volatility: the Bond (164^19) and the 3 metals are higher; Oil (32.85), the Spoo (1939.00) and the 2 EuroCurrencies are lower. At Market Trends, note the weaker appearance of the Euro (1.08970) vs. the Swiss (0.9986); that said, the latter's daily Moneyflow is provisionally crossing sub-50, which if confirmed, may set up a Market Rhythm Target for a $2,000/cac run (-0.0160 points) from the next session's opening level. See The Gold Update for Gold's (1232.2) strong BEGOS Standings lead. Chi PMI/Pending Homes @ 07:00 PT.

26 Feb '16, 04:40 Pacific Time: Contrary to the prior comment, we're not setting a Market Rhythm Target for the Euro (1.10300) despite its 12-hr. Parabolics having confirmed as Long; the fresh data run suggests targeting an upside move of just $600/cac (from 1.10450 to 1.10930) and we avoid Targets < $1,000/cac for Market Rhythm positions. The BEGOS Markets are again mixed with volatility moderate ahead of a cavalcade of data which we'll pour into the Econ Baro after 07:00 PT. Copper (2.1155) is the upside leader at +1.4%. Only mild weakness in the Bond (166^13), Silver (15.155) and Swiss (1.0091).

25 Feb '16, 04:39 Pacific Time: The Euro's (1.10480) 12-hr. Parabolics provisionally are flipping to Long: should they so confirm come 12:00 PT, we'd have a Market Rhythm Target that is .00880 ($1,100/cac) higher from the next period's opening price. 'Tis another mixed session on moderate volatility for the BEGOS Markets, the weakest being Copper (May 2.0985) off -1.2%; Gold (1233.2) is the rather meager upside leader at +0.3; the yellow metal still remains some +100 points above its BEGOS Market Value, which itself rising. Both Oil (32.01) and the Spoo (1933.00) are essentially smack on their Market Values.

24 Feb '16, 04:50 Pacific Time: Volatility is moderate across the BEGOS Markets which are mixed with the Precious Metals and the Bond (167^24) getting the bids; Gold (1236.0) is the strongest component at +0.8% and Oil (30.83) the weakest at -1.7%. The Spoo (1898.75) at its present reading would pull the S&P (1921.27) down to 1902 come the stock market's opening. Volume in both Copper (2.0696) and Silver (15.340) will be moving into the May cacs into week's end, as will that for the Bond into the Jun cac: 1st notice for all 3 of them is Mon (29 Feb). Expectations are for lower New Home Sales at 07:00 PT.

23 Feb '16, 04:32 Pacific Time: We're not yet initiating a fresh Market Rhythm Target, but mind those studies at our Market Rhythms page which have been working the best. The BEGOS Markets are mixed and volatility moderate, with not one component presently changed by at least 1% in either direction. Note: an "unch" Spoo (1935.75) suggests a -6 opening for the S&P (1945.50). Although Gold (1218.3) remains "high" at nearly +100 points above its BEGOS Market Value, the distance away from its Market Magnet is now unwound, without price having to have come off much. Confidence & Homes at 07:00 PT.

22 Feb '16, 04:29 Pacific Time: The Euro (1.10365) has reached its Market Rhythm Target of 1.10680, the Dollar (97.510) getting a bid over Brexit and banking industry concerns; The Gold Update points to the risk of negative depository rates, whilst highlighting that Gold (1207.6) itself has resiliency, albeit 'tis still "high" vis-à-vis our Market Value page's near-term measure. Per the 18 Feb comment, Oil's (32.94) 12-hr. Moneyflow has crossed above the 50 level, but is presently kinking lower; Copper's (2.1185) daily Parabolics are provisionally flipping to Long. BEGOS Markets mixed on moderate-to-robust volatility.

19 Feb '16, 04:41 Pacific Time: Volatility is light-to-moderate for the BEGOS Markets, of which just 2 are in the red: (Oil 32.48, -0.8%) and the Spoo (1908.75, -0.5%). The Spoo's 8-hr. Parabolics would presently flip to Short at 1906.25. Silver (15.470) just printed its session high as we type and at +0.4% is up the most of the 8 components. The Euro's (1.11160) daily Parabolics remain to the ShortSide, keeping our Market Rhythm Target of 1.10680 intact; at both our Market Trends and Euro pages, you can see the "Baby Blues" of trend consistency having started to roll over. CPI comes due at 05:30 PT.

18 Feb '16, 04:25 Pacific Time: Copper's (2.0600) Market Rhythm Target of 1.9365 has been nixed, the daily MACD confirmed as creeping back to positive. Meanwhile, the Euro's (1.11005) daily Parabolics flipped to Short for a Target (from 1.11480) of 1.10680. Oil's (Apr 33.76) 12-hr. Moneyflow is trending toward crossing above 50 (scale 0-100) by week's end. BEGOS Markets volatility is essentially light across the 8 components: the largest EDTR tracing (see Market Ranges) is by Copper at just 50%. Gold (1207.5) continues to hold the 1200s: Market Profile support: 1193. Philly Fed comes due at 05:30 PT.

17 Feb '16, 04:30 Pacific Time: By the barest of margins, Copper's (2.0575) daily MACD remains negative and thus our Market Rhythm Target of 1.9365 is being maintained; the red metal may be close to working lower upon the Spoo (1902.00) running out of puff given its Market Profile resistor at 1906. Save for the Bond (165^09) and Swiss (1.0107), the Balance of the BEGOS Markets are higher on moderate volatility: the upside leader is Oil (29.59, +1.6%); over the next 2 sessions, cac volume there shall move from Mar to Apr. PPI and Housing data come due at 05:30 PT; IndPrd/CapUtil at 06:15 PT.

16 Feb '16, 04:32 Pacific Time: The Sun-Tue session continues with Gold (1214.9) leading the robust EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 202%; Gold's Market Profile shows support at 1192, the session's low, suggestive of resilience. The BEGOS Markets are mixed, the weakest being Silver (15.415, -2.4%) and the strongest being Oil (29.90, +3.0%). Per yesterday, we're minding Copper's (2.0665) daily MACD toward possibly nixing the Market Rhythm Target of 1.9365 at day's end. NY Empire Index: 05:30 PT.

15 Feb '16, 04:23 Pacific Time: StateSide physical bourses are closed for Presidents' Day, but the Sun-Tue GLOBEX session is robust in both changes and volatility. As The Gold Update again describes, Gold (1210.1) had gotten well ahead of itself and is now -2.3% with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 129%; Silver (15.325) is -2.9% with a 146% EDTR tracing. Copper's (2.0675) daily MACD is provisionally back to positive, which if confirmed by the Tue close would nix the Market Rhythm Target of 1.9365. Upside leaders are Oil (30.04, +3.5%) and the Spoo (1889.25, +1.6%). EuroCurrencies working lower.

12 Feb '16, 04:47 Pacific Time: Gold (1237.8) yesterday in its 3rd best low-to-high day since 18 Sep 2013, reached well up into the 1240-1280 resistance zone, a staple these many months of The Gold Update. Copper's (May 2.0290) daily MACD has confirmed as negative for a Market Rhythm Target of 1.9365 on the May cac. Oil's (27.43) 12-hr. Moneyflow is low (4 on a scale of 0-100) so as to expect higher levels into next week. The BEGOS Markets are mixed on moderate volatility, with Copper, Oil and the Spoo (1842.75) to the upside. Retail Sales (5:30 PT) & UofM Sentiment (7:00 PT) highlight data.

11 Feb '16, 04:27 Pacific Time: For the 4th time since last August, the Spoo (1807.50) is poised (at this writing) to pull the SPX (1851.86) lower by at least 40 points, as negative rates and Yellen remarks underscore economic slowing. With BEGOS Markets volatility running moderate-to-very robust, the Precious Metals are getting the bid, Gold (1237.9) +3.4% with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 261%; the 12-hr. Parabolic was quickly whipsawed back to Long. Silver (15.615) is +2.1% with an EDTR tracing of 141%. Copper's (2.0100) daily MACD is provisionally negative, confirm would be at day's end.

10 Feb '16, 04:29 Pacific Time: The Swiss (1.0277) has reached its Market Rhythm Target of 1.0235; with Gold (1183.0) not surprisingly pulling back (see Market Values and prior 3 comment thereto as well as in The Gold Update), the 12-hr. Parabolic has provisionally flipped to Short; confirm would come at 12:00 PT, for a Target from there of 15.0 ($1,500/cac.) points lower. Trending toward a negative cross is Copper's (2.0270) daily MACD. Only Oil (28.55) and the Spoo (1867.25) are in the black, the balance of the 6 BEGOS Markets down ahead of Chair Yellen: Remarks @ 05:30 PT, House Testimony @ 07:00 PT.

09 Feb '16, 04:28 Pacific Time: Gold (1192.6) has traded up through the 1200 milestone; again, per Market Values -- and Market Magnets -- (both also on the Gold page), mind the near-term extreme within the context of some pullback. The Swiss (1.0216) has neared its Market Rhythm Target of 1.0235, the daily Moneyflow level still above 50 (scale 0-100). BEGOS Market volatility is moderate-to-robust, Copper (2.0470) leading the ranginess with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 135%; 'tis also the weakest component -2.2%; watch our Market Ranges page in general. Wholesale Invs due at 07:00 PT.

08 Feb '16, 04:29 Pacific Time: The daily Moneyflow for the Swiss (1.0066) continues above 50 (scale 0-100) such that our Market Rhythm Target of 1.0235 is intact; (mind the Market Rhythms page for those that have been working the best). Only 2 BEGOS Markets are in the black: Gold (1177.3, +0.3%) and the Bond (163^29, +0.2%); per The Gold Update as Gold closes in on 1200, we again point, (per our Market Values page), its high level relative to its interaction with the other 4 primary BEGOS components. Oil (30.08, -3.0%) is our weakest market followed by the Spoo (1849.00, -1.3%). No Econ Baro data due.

05 Feb '16, 04:43 Pacific Time: Gold (1160.3) has put in a "higher high" for the 4th consecutive session; tomorrow's edition of The Gold Update will again cite the 2015 year-end technical condition giving rise for a run into the 1200s; that said, per our Market Values page, Gold is at an extreme (+100 points) above its valuation line, (which may be viewed as a telling Gold positive). The Swiss' (1.0089) daily Moneyflow is confirmed above 50 (from a price of 1.0075) for a Market Rhythm Target of 1.0235. Oil (32.09) leads the session, +1.3%, but BEGOS Market Volatility is mostly light with payrolls data in the balance at 05:30 PT.

04 Feb '16, 04:48 Pacific Time: Oil (32.26) whipsawed its 12-hr. MACD back to positive thus nixing our Market Rhythm Target for 27.50. But Silver (14.765) made its Target of 14.715. The Swiss (1.0023) daily Moneyflow is provisionally crossing above the 50 level (scale (0-100) such that a Long signal may get triggered there by session's end, which would Target 0.0160 points higher ($2,000/cac) from the ensuing session's open. Volatility is moderate-to-robust for the BEGOS Markets, the Euro (1.1205) with a 117% tracing of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Productivity: 05:30 PT; Factory Orders: 07:00 PT.

03 Feb '16, 04:31 Pacific Time: Oil (30.50) confirmed the negative cross of the 12-hr. MACD giving us a Market Rhythm Target of 27.50; Silver (14.400) has pushed up to its best level since last Thu (28 Jan), the daily Price Oscillator still positive in maintaining the Target of 14.715. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate, with strength in Oil (+2.7%), Copper (2.0730, +1.3%) and Silver (+0.6%); the weak link is the Bond (162^22, -0.5%); the Bond has just traded below its Market Profile supporter at 164^24. The Spoo (1902.25) shows Profile resistors at 1906, 1918, 1931. ADP @ 05:30 PT; ISM(Svc) @ 07:00 PT.

02 Feb '16, 04:33 Pacific Time: Again we've moderate volatility for the BEGOS Markets, which are mixed. Silver's (14.270) Market Rhythm Target remains 14.715. Oil's (30.64) 12-hour MACD is provisionally crossing to negative; were we to get such confirmation at 12:00 PT, the Target would be 2.50 points lower ($2,500/cac) from that time; at our Market Profiles page, Oil's longest trading resistor is 31.60. The Spoo (1919.00) is presently poised to pull the S&P (1939.38) lower at its opening; at our Market Magnets page, the Spoo clearly appears too high relative to its Magnet. Vehicle Sales coming in today.

01 Feb '16, 04:28 Pacific Time: The Gold Update's BEGOS Market Standings place Gold (1122.9) at the top of the stack through January, +5.4%; Oil (32.56) takes last place, -9.0%. The Swiss (0.9805) achieved its Market Rhythm Target of 0.9784; Silver's (14.305) daily Price Oscillator remains positive, the Target there still 14.715. The session's volatility is moderate and the components are mixed: the EuroCurrencies and Precious Metals are higher, the balance of the 4 lower. Oil is the weakest of the bunch at -3.5%. A full Econ Data week with Income/Spending at 05:30 PT, ISM(Mfg)/Construction at 07:00 PT.

29 Jan '16, 04:30 Pacific Time: Market Rhythm Targets remain open for both the Swiss (cur 0.9804, tar 0.9784) per its still sub-50 daily Moneyflow (43), and Silver (cur 14.210, tar 14.715) per its still-positive daily Price Oscillator. Ahead of a barrage of Econ Data, volatility is running light-to-moderate in the BEGOS Markets, the gainers led by the Bond (161^12) and Spoo (1896.25) both +0.8%. The BOJ set a current deposits account interest rate to -0.1%, in turn also getting the Dollar (99.120) a bid. First peek at Q4 GDP due at 05:30 PT, followed by the Chi PMI at 06:45 PT and Michigan Sentiment at 07:00 PT.

28 Jan '16, 04:27 Pacific Time: Copper (2.0460) achieved its Market Rhythm Target of 2.0730; both the Swiss (cur 0.9880, tar 0.9784) and Silver (cur 14.320, tar 14.715) have yet to make their Targets; the white metal is the most robust of the BEGOS Markets with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 146%, (price -1.2%). The balance of the bunch are mixed and volatility moderate. The Bond's (160^01) 12-hr. Price Oscillator looks to cross negatively perhaps by week's end. Q4 Earnings Season so far shows only 47% bettering a year ago. Gold rolling into April. Durables: 05:30 PT; Pending Homes: 07:00 PT.

27 Jan '16, 04:27 Pacific Time: With an FOMC "no change" in the balance at 11:00 PT, volatility in the BEGOS Markets is basically light, the only component with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing exceeding 50% being that of Silver (14.405, 56%); 'tis also the weakest of an overall mixed bunch, -0.8%. Silver's Market Rhythm Target remains 14.715, as do those for Copper (cur 2.0405, tar 2.0730) and the Swiss (cur 0.9858, tar 0.9784). Our narrowest market is the Spoo (1886.00, -0.1%) with an EDTR tracing of 24%; the Spoo is centered in its Market Profile. Pre-Fed we've New Homes at 07:00 PT.

26 Jan '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: After yesterday's narrowings, BEGOS Markets volatility is now moderate-to-robust, Copper (2.0285) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 116%; the red metal's daily MACD has crossed to positive (from 1.9930) for a Market Rhythm Target of 2.0730. Silver's (14.360) daily Price Oscillator is now positive (from 14.255) for a Target of 14.715. The Swiss (0.9864) Target of 0.9784 is still in place. The Bond (159^25) and EuroCurrencies are lower, the balance of the 5 components higher, the leader being Oil (30.59, +2.7%). Consumer Confidence comes due at 07:00 PT.

25 Jan '16, 04:08 Pacific Time: The Swiss' (0.9873) daily Moneyflow Short signal that triggered back on 06 Jan continues to be nursed, its sub-50 level at 33 and Market Rhythm Target at 0.9784. 2 new signals provisionally turning positive are Silver's (14.225) daily Price Oscillator and Copper's (2.0140) daily MACD, (confirmation would be at session's end). BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate, and only 2 of the components are lower: Oil (31.17) being the weakest -3.3%, and the Spoo (1895.75) -0.2%. The Precious Metals are the upside leaders, The Gold Update noting the weekly parabolic trend as now Long.

22 Jan '16, 04:33 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are mixed and volatility moderate. The Swiss (0.9899) is as low as 'tis been since early December, the daily Moneyflow at 34 and our Market Rhythm Target of 0.9784 thus still alive. Oil (31.01) is the most robust of the bunch, +3.9%, with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 90%; 2nd is the Spoo (1887.25), +1.4% with a 73% tracing. Silver's (14.140) daily Price Oscillator has provisionally crossed to positive, whilst Copper's (2.0120) daily MACD is gliding that way. Mind our link "The S&P 500: Moneyflow" for lower levels ahead. Home Sales & LEI @ 07:00 PT.

21 Jan '16, 04:27 Pacific Time: The Market Rhythm Target for Gold (cur 1101.6, tar 1102.6) was achieved yesterday. That for the Swiss (cur 0.9970, tar 0.9784) continues to be nursed, its sub-50 daily Moneyflow reading at 37: that could get shaken as we've the ECB at 04:45 PT, then Draghi at 05:30 PT. Silver's (14.060) daily Price Oscillator may turn positive by week's end. Volatility is moderate across the BEGOS Markets Spectrum; changes are mixed. The Spoo (1844.00) is the most rangy, its EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 81%. Oil (28.01) again is our weakest market at -1.1%. Phil Fed @ 07:00 PT.

20 Jan '16, 04:31 Pacific Time: Gold's (1097.9) 12-hr. Parabolics confirmed flipping Long yesterday at 12:00 PT from 1087.6; the Market Rhythm Target is 1102.6. The Target for the Swiss (0.9989, tar 0.9784) remains alive, the daily Moneyflow still sub-50 at 43. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate-to-robust, the leading EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracers being the Bond (160^18, 132%) and the Spoo (1838.75, 106%). Oil (28.58) is the weakest of the components, -2.9%, the Bond on top at +1.1%. The S&P (1881.33) would presently open down to 1846, but first we've CPI and Housing data at 05:30 PT.

19 Jan '16, 04:25 Pacific Time: Further into the Sunday-Tuesday session, the volatility is now moderate-to-robust for the BEGOS Markets, Copper (1.9980) leading the EDTR tracings at 169% and up the most of the components at +2.5%; tied for 2nd are Oil (31.16) and the Spoo (1905.75), both +1.6%; save for Silver (14.040,+0.9%), the balance of the bunch are lower by -0.2% to -0.6%. The Swiss' (0.9969) daily Moneyflow is 36.12, the 0.9784 Market Rhythm Target still in place. Gold's (1085.9) 12-hr. Parabolics have provisionally flipped to Long, if confirmed suggesting an 1100 Target. NAHB @ 07:00 PT.

18 Jan '16, 04:36 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate, (StateSide physical bourses are closed), as the Sunday-Tuesday session is thus far mixed with no one component presently 1% in either direction away from its Friday settle. Oil (30.46) is the most rangy, its EDTR(see Market Ranges) tracing at 89%. The daily Moneyflow of the Swiss (0.9976) is still sub-50, and thus is its Market Rhythm Target of 0.9784. Gold's (1090.1) 12-hr. Parabolics would flip Long at 1095.4, that hurdle falling about 2.0 points/period. Early as 'tis in 2015 Q4 Earnings Season, just 10 of 27 reports are better than Q4 2014.

15 Jan '16, 04:46 Pacific Time: Copper (1.9420) has reached its Market Rhythm Target of 1.9425, leaving the Swiss (0.9982) as our remaining open signal, still targeting 0.9784 for as long as the daily Moneyflow remains confirmed sub-50. Per EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings, volatility is running from light for Silver (13.840, tracing 31%) to robust for the Spoo (1882.75, 106%), Oil (29.48, 105%) and Copper (102%); those latter 3 BEGOS components are lower, the other 5 higher. This is a heavy Econ Data day with 9 metrics to effect the Econ Baro by 07:00 PT including data on Retail Sales and the PPI.

14 Jan '16, 04:36 Pacific Time: The Bond (158^11) achieved its Market Rhythm Target of 158^27; Copper (1.9590) "met" its Target of 1.9425, but did not trade down through it, so its remains open, as does that for the Swiss (cur 0.9989, tar 0.9784) per its daily Moneyflow still reading sub-50 (scale 100-0). BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate, the Euro (1.0929) tracing the most of the EDTRs (see Market Ranges) at 88%. Oil (30.87) is again up the most of the components, +1.0%; Silver (14.060) is the weakest, -0.7%. Market Magnets suggest extreme diversions for the Bond, Oil and Spoo (1886.00).

13 Jan '16, 04:16 Pacific Time: Market Rhythm Targets remain open as follows: Swiss (cur 0.9949, tar 0.9784), Copper (cur 1.9690, tar 1.9425) and the Bond (cur 157^07, tar 158^27). Gold (1082.7) has a couple of Rhythms pointing to the low 1070s that we shan't actually target. Volatility is light-to-moderate for the BEGOS Markets which are mixed with the Bond, EuroCurrencies and Gold to the downside, the other 4 higher. Oil is the strongest component, +1.6%; net changes for the balance are less than 1.0% either way. Albeit with just 10 Q4 Earnings Season reports so far, only 2 have bettered year-over-year.

12 Jan '16, 04:38 Pacific Time: The Swiss' (1.0025) daily Moneyflow is now 36 (scale 100-0), so the lower Market Rhythm Target of 0.9784 remains in place. We've a Target for Copper (1.9695) of 1.9425 (from 2.0225), given the negative daily MACD. Also we've a Target for the Bond (155^10) of 158^27 per the positive daily Parabolics. We're wary of Gold's (1091.4) 6-hr. Moneyflow provisionally crossing sub-50. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate, the Spoo (1929.50) the most rangy with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 86%; 2nd is Oil (31.30) at 72%. Q4 Earnings Season (follow our link) is underway.

11 Jan '16, 04:28 Pacific Time: The Spoo's (1920.00) intra-day low had followed its high for the prior 7 consecutive sessions, so we're not surprised to see this overnight whirl 'round in price, which has traced 95% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Volatility is moderate-to-robust for the BEGOS Markets, the widest EDTR tracing being for the of the Swiss (1.0058) at 109%; the daily Moneyflow there is still sub-50. Of the 6 components, only 2 are in the black: the Spoo and Silver (13.990). Copper (1.9765) is the weakest at -1.9%: per the negative MACD, we've a Market Rhythm Target of 1.9425. No Econ Data due.

08 Jan '16, 04:35 Pacific Time: The 3 BEGOS Markets that were red at this point yesterday are higher, the other 5 lower. The upsiders are Oil (33.53, +0.8%), the Spoo (1947.50, +0.7%) and Copper (2.0255, +0.1%). The Precious Metals are the most rangy, Silver's (14.050) EDTR tracing (see Market Ranges) at 127% and Gold's (1100.6) at 125%; the 6 other EDTR tracings are sub-100%. The Swiss' (1.0027) daily Moneyflow remains sub-50, thus its Market Rhythm Target of 0.9784 still stands. China's Shanghai/Shenzhen CSI 300 +2%. Payrolls data due at 05:30 PT and Wholesale Inventories at 07:00 PT.

07 Jan '16, 04:32 Pacific Time: 2 of 3 Market Rhythm Targets have been reached: Gold (cur 1098.7, tar 1089.5) and Oil (cur 32.63, tar 33.40); still open is that for the Swiss (cur 1.0019, tar 0.9784), its daily Moneyflow still sub-50. 2 provisional crossings we're watching are the Bond's (156^9) daily Parabolics flipping Long and Copper's (2.0255) daily MACD going negative. Volatility is mostly robust for the BEGOS Markets, 3 of the components being in the red, the weakest being Oil (-4.2%), followed by Copper (-3.0%) and the Spoo (1942.75, -2.2%). Shanghai exchange was closed after just 29 minutes, -7.3%.

06 Jan '16, 04:28 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate-to-robust, the Spoo (1980.00) being the most rangy with a 120% EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing. Oil (35.02) is the weakest component, -3.1%. The Bond (155^07), EuroCurrencies and Precious Metals are all in the black. Gold (1085.2) has traded to its best level in more than a month, the Market Rhythm Target of 1089.5 well intact. The Swiss' (0.9945) daily Moneyflow has confirmed sub-50: this Targets 0.9784; Oil's 12-hr. MACD has confirmed as negative: this Targets 33.40. ADP @ 08:15 PT, ISM(Svc)/FactOrdrs @ 07:00 PT.

05 Jan '16, 04:31 Pacific Time: Gold (1080.0) confirmed its 12-hr. Parabolics flipping to Long yesterday at 12:00 PT from a price of 1074.5; the Market Rhythm Target is 1089.5; but contra to that is the Swiss' (0.9929) daily Moneyflow provisionally crossing sub-50, which if confirmed by day's end would Target a level lower by 0.160 ($2,000/cac). BEGOS Markets volatility is mostly moderate, the one component exceeding its EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing by 100% being the Swiss (109%); it along with Oil (36.56) are the weakest of the BEGOS bunch, both -0.9%. The Bond (154^15) & all 3 metals are higher.

04 Jan '16, 04:34 Pacific Time: China kicks off the New Year with a 7% slide, its brand new "circuit breakers" failing; regardless, might the Spoo (1996.50) be -1.9% anyway? The Bond (155^00) and Gold (1071.3) share the BEGOS Markets spotlight, both +1.0%; Gold's 12-hr. Parabolics have provisionally flipped to Long; The Gold Update highlights the 2015 BEGOS carnage in a table dominated by the Dollar (98.335). Volatility is robust with 7 of the 8 components exceeding 100% tracings of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges), the Spoo the most so at 163%. ISM(Mfg) and Construction Spending due at 07:00 PT.

31 Dec '15, 04:12 Pacific Time: The year's final trading day is oft volatile, notably for debt and currency products; nothing thus far is excessive, albeit the Swiss (1.0093) has traced 82% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges); the only other tracings > 50% are Silver (13.840, 63%) and the Euro (1.0912, 57%). The weakest BEGOS Markets are Copper (2.1305, -0.8%) and Oil (36.55, -0.8%); the only positive component is the Bond (153^21, +0.1%). Silver's 12-hr. Moneyflow has provisionally gone sub-50, thus we're nixing its 14.495 Market Rhythm Target. The Chicago PMI is due at 06:45 PT. Happy New Year!

30 Dec '15, 04:35 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is light, Silver's (13.840) EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 52% being the widest of the components; the white metal's 12-hr. Moneyflow remains above 50, so the Market Rhythm Target of 14.495 is still in play. Gold's (1066.7) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are bent lower. Oil's (36.85) 8-hr. Parabolics look to confirm a flip to Short come 08:00 PT, albeit inventories first come at 07:30 PT; Market Profile support is 36.30. The Bond (153^19) and EuroCurrencies are just higher, the balance lower, Oil the most so at -1.3%. Pending Homes: 07:00 PT.

29 Dec '15, 04:23 Pacific Time: 'Tis yesterday at this time in reverse: the 6 BEGOS Markets that had been down are up, the other 2 down. Leading on the upside is Copper (2.1140) at +1.5%, the red metal also with the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 94%. Oil's (36.91) EDTR tracing is the smallest at just 26%. Despite Silver's (13.945) slide yesterday, its 12-hr. Moneyflow reading is 75, still with the Market Rhythm Target of 14.495. The Spoo's (2057.00) 12-hr. Parabolics have provisionally flipped to positive, (confirm would be at 12:00 PT). Gold (1068.3) is "unch". Consumer Confidence at 07:00 PT.

28 Dec '15, 04:27 Pacific Time: Silver (14.075) is leading light-to-robust BEGOS Markets volatility with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 134%; our Market Rhythm Target (14.495) is still in place, the 12-hr. Moneyflow now at 67 (scale 0-100). The EuroCurrencies are the least volatile. Oil (36.96) is the weakest component, -3.0%, with only the Euro (1.1013, +0.3%) and Bond (155^13, +0.2%) in the black. The Gold Update visually describes Gold's (1071.3) putting in a base capable of leading to a rally up into the 1200s. The S&P (2060.99) would drop to 2049 were the market to open at this writing.

24 Dec '15, 04:18 Pacific Time: Volatility is light for this shorter session, save for the EuroCurrencies: the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings are for the Swiss (1.0168) 63% and Euro (1.0967) 57%. The BEGOS Markets are mixed, with Oil (37.51) off the most at -1.0%. The Bond's (154^20) daily MACD has confirmed as negative, a stance we'd avoid given the long weekend. Silver's (14.300) 12-hr. Moneyflow is still above the 50 line at 74.14, the Market Rhythm Target of 14.495 thus well in place. U.S. stocks look to open lower and close at 10:00 PT, ChiFuts at 10:15 PT and NYFuts at 10:45 PT. Merry Christmas!

23 Dec '15, 04:30 Pacific Time: Silver's (14.295) 12-hr. Moneyflow remains above 50, keeping our Market Rhythm Target of 14.495 intact; supporting the direction is confirmation of the daily Moneyflow also having crossed above 50. We're eying the Bond's (154^18) daily MACD as potentially going negative in the next few sessions. Volatility is again light, with just Copper (2.1195) tracing better than 50% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) at 59%; the BEGOS Markets are mixed with weakness in the Bond and EuroCurrencies; the balance are higher. 6 Econ Baro data items come due between 05:30 and 07:00 PT.

22 Dec '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: Pre-Christmas volatility is light at best this morning in BEGOS: its only market exceeding an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 50% is Copper (2.1210) at 51%; the red metal achieved its Market Rhythm Target (2.1390) yesterday; 'tis also the weakest component at -0.8%. The "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) for both Gold (1077.5) and Silver (14.275) are in real-time resuming higher following a bump-in-the-road; Silver's 12-hr. Moneyflow has confirmed its cross above 50 (scale 0-100) for a Target of 14.495. Final Q3 GDP due at 05:30 PT; Existing Homes due at 07:00 PT.

21 Dec '15, 04:22 Pacific Time: The 3 1/2-session week begins with Copper (2.1320) again nearing its Market Rhythm Target of 2.1390. Per our prior comment, the Euro's (1.0892) 12-hr. Price Oscillator has not turned negative. Silver's (14.195) 12-hr. Moneyflow has provisionally crossed above 50, (for which confirmation would come at 12:00 PT), then setting a Target of 20¢ higher ($1,000/cac). Volatility is light-to-moderate with the Swiss (1.0102) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 63%; least so is the Bond (156^09) with just a 24% tracing. No Baro Data due; 14 reports in the year's balance.

18 Dec '15, 04:25 Pacific Time: More Market Rhythm Target nixing as both the Bond (cur 155^20, tar was 152^22) and Silver (cur 13.805, tar was 14.380) had their underlying technical signals reverse. But Copper's (2.0990) Target of 2.1390 is still viable given its positive daily MACD. We're eying the Euro's (1.0860) 12-hr. Price Oscillator for a negative cross early in the new week; also, the Spoo's (2012.50) 12-hr. Parabolics would presently flip negative at 1996.75. Save for the Spoo and Oil (35.97), the other 6 BEGOS Markets are higher, the most volatile being Copper with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) of 130%.

17 Dec '15, 04:26 Pacific Time: We've now 3 open Market Rhythm Targets: Copper (cur 2.0460, tar 2.1390), the Bond (cur 155^11, tar 152^22), and since yesterday's comment we've added Silver (cur 14.090, tar 14.380), its 8-hr. Parabolics have flipped to Long; all 3 targets are in adversity this session, but not so much as to reverse their technical stances. Post-FedHike, BEGOS Markets volatility is back moderate following yesterday's early quietude, the Bond leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 90%; least rangy is Oil (35.44) as cac volume moves into Feb (36.74). Data at 05:30 PT and 07:00 PT.

16 Dec '15, 04:14 Pacific Time: Copper's (2.0610) Market Rhythm Target of 2.1390 remains in force given the positive stance of the daily MACD; we've a new Target on the Bond (cur 154^15, tar 152^22) per a negative crossing of the 8-hr. MACD. BEGOS Markets volatility is light ahead of the Fed (11:00 PT) & Yellen (11:30 PT), the Spoo (2047.25) being the most rangy with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of only 47%. Oil (37.16) is the firmest component, +1.1%; mildly weak are the Bond and EuroCurrencies. Pre-Fed incoming data includes Housing/Permits due @ 05:30 PT and IndProd/CapUtil due @ 06:15 PT.

15 Dec '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: Gold's (1062.2) 12-hr. Price Oscillator confirmed as negative yesterday at 12:00 PT nixing our Market Rhythm Target of 1095.3; Copper's (2.0740) daily MACD remains firmly positive, the Target of 2.1390 thus in place. Silver's (13.690) 12-hr. Moneyflow is again very depressed, the reading just 16.35 (scale 0-100) and at Market Trends, the "Baby Blues" are rolling over. The BEGOS Markets are mixed on moderate volatility; up the most is Oil (36.59, +0.9%); off the most is Copper at -1.5%. We've still 8 metrics to affect the Econ Baro ahead of the Fed, including CPI today at 05:30 PT.

14 Dec '15, 04:37 Pacific Time: In getting a grip on Friday, Gold's (1069.2) 12-hr. Price Oscillator did not confirm a negative crossing, (albeit its still positive stance is slight at best); thus our Market Rhythm Target (1095.3) remains in place, as does that for Copper (cur 2.1040, tar 2.1390) per its positive daily MACD. Oil (34.68) is working lower. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate across the spectrum: Silver (13.715) leads our EDTR (See Market Ranges) tracings at 98%; the Euro (1.1012) is the least rangy with a 40% tracing. The Gold Update discusses a "Buy The News" rally should a FedHike come Wed (16 Dec).

11 Dec '15, 04:41 Pacific Time: Pressure on the Precious Metals is preliminarily nixing our Market Rhythm Target for Gold (cur 1063.3, tar 1095.8) as the 12-hr. Price Oscillator is crossing negatively; but the Target for Copper (cur 2.1045, tar 2.1390) is being neared, the red metal making a 2-week high and leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 120%, the balance of BEGOS Markets volatility being light-to-moderate. Cac volume on the EuroCurrencies is moving into Mar. Save for Monday, today begins a string of 14 metrics including for inflation to affect the Econ Baro ahead of the FOMC next Wednesday.

10 Dec '15, 04:28 Pacific Time: The aforementioned technical studies remain positive and thus intact are the Market Rhythm Targets for both Gold (cur 1076.3, tar 1095.8) and Copper (cur 2.0660, tar 2.1390). The BEGOS Markets are mixed on light-to-moderate volatility, with weakness in Oil (37.03, -0.5%) and the EuroCurrencies. The Swiss' (1.0139) daily Moneyflow, following last week's price spike, looks poised to return to sub-50 (scale 0-100) in the new few sessions. At 06:30 PT, the "front month" for the Spoo (2047.00) moves to Mar (2038.75); volume shan't fully shift a day or two. Ex/Im pricing at 05:30 PT.

09 Dec '15, 04:28 Pacific Time: Volatility is moderate across the BEGOS Markets spectrum with Copper (2.0840) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 67%; Copper's daily MACD remains positively disposed and thus is the Market Rhythm Target of 2.1390. Likewise is Gold's (1077.9) Target of 1095.8 still in place per the positive 12-hr. Price Oscillator; at our Market Values page, Gold is nearing an upside crossing of the valuation line. At our Market Magnets page, we're seeing high extremes for both the Euro (1.0931) and Swiss (1.0092) and a low extreme for Oil (37.90). Wholesale Inventories due at 07:00 PT.

08 Dec '15, 04:20 Pacific Time: Thus far, 'tis yesterday upside down, with 7 of the 8 BEGOS Markets in the black, the sole loser being the Spoo (2062.75, -0.9%) with the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing (67%) of the bunch; the balance of volatility is light-to-moderate. Our 2 open Market Rhythm Targets are intact: Gold (cur 1071.4, tar 1095.8) and Copper (cur 2.0525, tar 2.1390). EuroCurrencies are nearing some positive technical crossings of which we'd be wary given their delay to the strong up move of last week: mind, too, their "Baby Blues" at Market Trends and deviations at Market Magnets.

07 Dec '15, 04:39 Pacific Time: Oil's (39.55) daily MACD confirmed its negative cross at Friday's close, thus nixing our Market Rhythm Target of 44.85). Silver (14.520) achieved its 12-hr. Moneyflow Target of 14.320. We've a fresh Target for Gold (1081.0, tar 1095.8) per its 12-hr. Price Oscillator having crossed to positive. Another Target for consideration is Copper (2.0740, tar 2.1390), but from a preferred entry of 2.0590 by its now positive daily MACD. Volatility is moderate across the BEGOS Markets spectrum with 7 of 8 components in the red; only the Spoo (2093.50) is up, at +0.2%. Consumer Credit at 12:00 PT.

04 Dec '15, 04:27 Pacific Time: The two open Market Rhythm Targets, Oil (41.50, tar 44.85) and Silver (14.135, tar 14.320), did not have their respective provisional negative crossings confirmed, (Oil's daily MACD and Silver's 12-hr. Moneyflow), both markets rallying post ECB/Fed, and further so in this session. BEGOS Markets volatility is running moderate-to-robust ahead of Payroll data due at 05:30 PT, with the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings being led by Copper (20.875, 108%) as well as the EuroCurrencies, the Swiss' (1.0017) being 95%. But mind the Market Magnets for the latter and for the Euro (1.0896).

03 Dec '15, 04:27 Pacific Time: Both open Market Rhythm Targets are under provisionally threat: Oil's (40.50, tar 44.85) daily MACD is crossing to negative and Silver's (13.910, tar 14.320) 12-hr. Moneyflow is crossing sub-50, (scale 0-100); per yesterday's comment, Copper's (2.0300) did not (as yet) confirm turning positive. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate with the EuroCurrencies (policy announcement at 04:45 PT) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings upwards of 90%. Just 2 components are in the black: Oil +0.9% and the Spoo (2091.00) +0.3%. ECB's Draghi at 05:30 PT, Fed's Yellen at 07:00 PT.

02 Dec '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: The Market Rhythm Target per the Spoo's (2101.25, tar 2061.50) 12-hr. Parabolics was short-lived, the signal flipping back 'round to Long yesterday; but such damage was more than mitigated by the Bond (155^27) reaching its Target (155^00). Open Targets remain for Oil (cur 41.37, tar 44.85) and Silver (cur 14.150, tar 14.320). Copper's (2.0650) daily MACD provisionally has crossed to positive, which if confirmed by day's end, would (per our Market Rhythms page) set up a $2,000/cac target via the next session's opening price. Revised Q3 Productivity comes due at 05:30 PT.

01 Dec '15, 04:40 Pacific Time: The Spoo's (2087.25) 12-hr. Parabolics have confirmed tripping to Short setting up a Market Rhythm Target of 2061.50; at our Market Values page, the Spoo appears some 100 points too high. Other open Targets remains as noted yesterday. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate across the 8 components, stirred perhaps in part by the IMF's adding reserve currency status to the Yuan. The largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing thus far is by Gold (1066.5) at 81%; the Spoo is the narrowest at 40%. 07:00 PT: ISM Mfg & Construction; vehicle sales sprinkle the balance of the day.

30 Nov '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is light-to-moderate to start a week featuring the ECB, Fed's Tan Tome, and payrolls. Open Market Rhythm Targets are still in place for the Bond (cur 153^24, tar 155^00) and Oil (cur 42.05, tar 44.85); we've added a Target for Silver (cur 14.100, tar 14.320) as its 12-hr. Moneyflow has crossed above the "50" level, (scale 0-100); Silver's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are curling up from the floor. Of the 8 components, Oil at +0.7% is up the most, and the Euro (1.0576) off the most at -0.3%. Chicago PMI due at 06:45 PT; Pending Homes at 07:00 PT.

27 Nov '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: Given the "2-day" session, BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate-to-robust. The largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings are 184% for Copper (2.0835), 144% for the Swiss (0.9713) and 132% for Silver (14.095). We're nixing our Market Rhythm Target for Gold (1064.6, tar 1096.3) as the daily Parabolic has provisionally flipped to Short. The Bond's (155^26) cac volume is moving from Dec into Mar (154^14), "1st notice" being Monday (30 Nov); the open Target is still 155^00 whilst for Oil (42.15) 'tis initially 44.85 (see yesterday). Early closes for StateSide bourses and GLOBEX.

26 Nov '15, 04:37 Pacific Time: StateSide 'tis Thanksgiving, but the BEGOS Markets are on their Friday run, including cac volume movements for the Dec Bond (155^13) into Mar (154^01), Dec Gold (1071.4) into Feb (also 1071.4), and Dec Silver (14.225) into Mar (14.240). Market Rhythm Targets remain in place for both the Mar Bond (tar 155^00) and Feb Gold (1096.3). Oil's (42.85) daily MACD is confirmed as positive for an aggressive Target of 47.45, (or conservatively, 44.85). Save for Silver and Copper (2.0940), EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings are light, albeit this session extends through tomorrow.

25 Nov '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: Per our EDTRs (see Market Ranges), BEGOS Markets volatility is running the gamut from light tracings (both the Bond [155^05] and Spoo [2087.75] at 39%) to those which are robust for the EuroCurrencies with the Swiss' (0.9801) being 115% and the Euro's (1.0602) 125%. The cac volume for Copper (2.0310) is moving from Dec into Mar (2.0415). With Mon (30 Nov) as "1st notice" for the Bond, the an open position ought be rolled into the Mar cac (153^24) and the Market Rhythm Target adjusted to 155^00. 7 Econ Data items due for the Econ Baro between 05:30 PT and 07:00 PT.

24 Nov '15, 04:20 Pacific Time: Both BEGOS Markets for which we've open Market Rhythm Targets are getting a boost this session, the Bond (cur 155^13, tar 156^12) and Gold (cur 1073.7, tar 1096.3). A Target may be assigned for Oil (42.35) as its daily MACD is pointing toward a positive cross that may arrive before week's end. Volatility is moderate across the components with 7 of the 8 up on the session, the sole exception being the Spoo (2075.00), -0.3%. Our "live" P/E for the S&P (2086.59) remains staggeringly steep at 46.7x. 2nd peek at Q3 GDP is due at 05:30 PT; Consumer Confidence at 07:00 PT.

23 Nov '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: Back down into the 13s goes Silver (13.970), albeit its 12-hr. Moneyflow has come up off the mat. Our Market Rhythm Targets for both the Bond (cur 153^31, tar 156^12) and Gold (cur 1071.0, tar 1096.3) are in place. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate-to-robust with the EDTRs (see Market Ranges) for the 2 Precious Metals both exceeding 100%, and Oil's (42.18) at 150%. As noted in The Gold Update, the yellow metal's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are curling upward. The weakest Earnings Season (49% bettered) since Q3 of 2009 is done. Existing Home Sales: 07:00 PT.

20 Nov '15, 04:39 Pacific Time: Fresh Market Rhythm Targets: the Bond (Mar 153^10) targeting 156^12 per the daily MACD having confirmed as positive; Gold (Feb 1083.7) targeting 1096.3 per the daily Parabolics confirming a flip to Long. Structurally, Silver's (Mar 14.298) 12-hr. Moneyflow finally is rising (22.21) such we'd aim at least for 14.780. Volatility is light-to-moderate; the 3 metals components are higher as is the Spoo (2085.00). Oil (41.43) is the weakest of component, -1.0%; also mildly lower are the EuroCurrencies. 'Tis the final day of a very mediocre Q3 Earnings Season: only 49% improved.

19 Nov '15, 04:22 Pacific Time: As noted yesterday, the Bond's (154^08) daily MACD is now provisionally positive; if confirmed at close (and as noted on our Market Rhythms page), we'd then look for a Market Rhythm Target of $3,200/cac (some 3^07 points) higher. Still flat as ever is Silver's (14.160) 12-hr. Moneyflow (8.88). Gold's (1073.0) daily Parabolics are nearing a flip to Long (1085 would do it today, high thus far 1078, EDTR [see Market Ranges] is 15 points/day). BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate, save for Oil (42.07) with just a 26% EDTR tracing. Philly Fed & Leading Indicators at 07:00 PT.

18 Nov '15, 04:40 Pacific Time: Volatility is moderate across the BEGOS Markets, with no 1 market presently changed by more than 0.3% either way. We continue to "marvel" at Silver's (14.120) 12-hr. Moneyflow (10.03), so significantly flat that the next substantive round of buying ought see a rise both swift, and again, up to at least 14.750; the structural stop (14.135) has obviously been hit. The Bond's (153^25) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are curling upward, as is the daily MACD, the latter likely to produce a Market Rhythm Target in a day or 2. OilVol Dec---> Jan, Housing: 05:30PT FedMins: 11:00PT.

17 Nov '15, 04:39 Pacific Time: Save for the Eurocurrencies and Dollar (99.600), the BEGOS Markets have digested the Île-de-France attacks. 7 of our 8 components are in the red, with only the Spoo (2055.25) gaining ground, and the 3 metals nearing year-to-day lows, Copper (2.1005) having so done. Silver's (14.185) 12-hr. Moneyflow (10.26) has remained flat for an uncannily number of consecutive periods (since 05 Nov). Meanwhile, 12-hr. Parabolic flips to Long have been confirmed on both the Spoo and Oil (41.15), neither for which we're presently setting Market Rhythm Targets. CPI due at 05:30 PT.

16 Nov '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets have retraced in part their opening "safe-haven" lurches, the Bond (153^21), Spoo (2024.50) and essentially the Euro (1.0732) having all closed their material session-opening gaps. Gold (1090.9) and Silver (14.360) have held up well throughout. The Gold Update emphasizes the still flat state of the 12-hr. Moneyflow (9.62) for Silver, again with what we see is a run to at least the 14.750 Market Profile resistor upon a rebound, (not a Market Rhythm trade, rather a contrary structural one, stop 14.135). An expectedly negative NY Empire State due at 05:30 PT.

13 Nov '15, 04:40 Pacific Time: The 12-hr. Moneyflow for Silver (14.330) remains lowly and flat (8.38); should yesterday's low (14.155) hold, a run to the 14.750 Market Profile resistance would seem in order. Gold (1085.9) all but took out the year's low (1072.3) yesterday, having since rebounded to this area where 'tis been trading throughout the week. Volatility is moderate across the BEGOS Markets, 4 of which are up and 4 down. Oil (41.93) is the upside leader at +0.8%, and the Euro (1.0784) the weakest at -0.3%. Econ Data: PPI & Retail Sales @ 05:30 PT; UofM Sentiment and Business Invs @ 07:00 PT.

12 Nov '15, 04:31 Pacific Time: Silver's (14.360) 12-hr. Moneyflow is just now coming up off the floor, (the reading at 9.01 on a scale that reaches up to 100.00); the first notable overhead resistor per our Market Profiles remains 14.750. BEGOS Markets volatility is thus far light-to-moderate, the rangiest being Gold (1083.3) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 93% and the Eurocurrencies on the heels on continuing QE through Sep '16 per Draghi. The narrowest component is the Bond (152^05) with an EDTR tracing of just 34%. Today is also market by FedSpeak from several FedHeads, including Yellen.

11 Nov '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: We're still eying Silver (14.395), its 12-hr. Moneyflow ever flat at the 4.31 level; 'tis very unusual to see this study flat-lining on this or any other BEGOS Market for so long, (9 periods now, or 4 1/2 days); at Market Profiles, you can see the potential overhead apex targets, (the nearest being 14.750). Volatility is mostly light across the 8 components and most changes are muted, Copper (2.2100) again being off the furtherest from "unch" at -0.5%. Mind the Econ Baro as it continues to belie increasing expectations for a 16 Dec Fed hike. The S&P's (2081.72) "live" P/E is presently 45.9x.

10 Nov '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: Per yesterday's note, Silver's (14.475) 12-hr. Moneyflow continues to crawl across the floor, the present reading just 3.85, such that one ought be on watch for a profitable pop. The BEGOS Markets are lightly-to-moderately volatile, and little changed, the exception being Copper (2.2175, -0.5%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 75%; that Market Ranges page shows material declines in components' volatility. The Spoo (2067.50) at our Market Values page still shows as an extreme at 100 points above its valuation line. Ex/Im at 05:30 PT; Whsl Invs at 07:00 PT.

09 Nov '15, 04:27 Pacific Time: Oil (45.00, +1.1%) is the firmest BEGOS Market as well as the rangiest with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 77% as some 400 contracts were sold at the GLOBEX open initially driving down price -0.69 (-1.5%) in the 1st minute. The only two negative components are the Spoo (2087.50, -0.3%) and Bond (152^01, -0.2%). Silver's (14.715) 12-hr. Moneyflow is at an extreme low (4.49, scale 0.00 - 100.00) such as to expect some pop there. The Gold Update highlights, as drawn from our Market Values page, Gold (1093.3) as 50 points too low and the Spoo 100 points too high.

06 Nov '15, 04:39 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is essentially light given payrolls data coming due at 05:30 PT. The 8 components are mixed with the Precious Metals leading on the upside with both Gold (1108.3) and Silver (15.025) +0.5%; all other changes are presently muted. Oil's (45.42) daily MACD is now provisionally to the negative side, confirmation of which would nix our 49.34 Market Rhythm Target. The Spoo's (2093.75) 12-hr. Price Oscillator is down to a barely positive level such that we'll look for it to go negative next week; our Market Values page shows the Spoo more than 100 points too high.

05 Nov '15, 04:40 Pacific Time: The EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings leader is Copper (2.2815) at 137%; the red metal off -1.7% (drop in German industrial orders) is the only material mover thus far in BEGOS; volatility for the balance of the 7 components is light-to-moderate and changes are mildly mixed. Despite Oil's (46.41) drop yesterday, the daily MACD remains positive such that our Market Rhythm Target of 49.34 is still in place. Per our 02 Nov note, the Bond (154^16) has reached the mid-154s. With 2 weeks to go in Q3 Earnings Season, we've only 51% y-o-y improvement. Q3 Productivity @ 05:30 PT.

04 Nov '15, 04:37 Pacific Time: Copper (2.3405) and the EuroCurrencies (€ 1.0940, CH 1.0115) are leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings thus far with moderate ranginess, the balance of the 5 other BEGOS Markets with sub-50% tracings. Presently, the whole bunch are close to "unch", save for Oil (48.07. +0.8%); Oil's daily MACD has swung to positive, giving us a Market Rhythm Target of 49.34, (or more aggressively 51.94 by the $4,200/cac suggested on the Market Rhythms page, but that appears more of a stretch, structurally). Incoming EconBaro data for ADP Jobs, Trade Balance and ISM Services.

03 Nov '15, 04:26 Pacific Time: In mid-October, the 21-day linear regression trends of all 8 BEGOS Markets were up; save for the Spoo (2090.50), the other 7 are now down, their "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) below their 0% axes, (Gold's [1132.3] just today in real-time). Continued weakness in Q3 results (see Earnings Season and Valuation & Rankings) has our "live" P/E of the S&P (2104.05) at 43.3x, even as adjusted for the down stock market opening later this morning. Volatility is running light-to-moderate across the 8 components with strength in Oil (46.49, +0.9%). Factory Orders: 07:00 PT.

02 Nov '15, 04:37 Pacific Time: Volatility is moderate across the BEGOS Markets with the Bond (155^29) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 89%; the Bond's daily Price Oscillator is now confirmed as negative and targeting the mid-154s, but as 'twas noted, we shan't chase it as the S&P (2079.36) is very vulnerable to cracking given our "live" P/E at 41.9x; also at our Market Values page, you can see the Spoo (2074.50) is about 100 points -- an extreme deviation -- above its valuation line; the Spoo and EuroCurrencies are up, the balance are down. ISM and Construction are due at 07:00 PT.

30 Oct '15, 04:14 Pacific Time: Our Market Rhythm Target for the Bond (cur 156^07, tar 161^17) was nixed yesterday as the daily Parabolics flipped to Short; the Bond's daily Price Oscillator provisionally is negative, however we shan't chase it lower, notably as the Economic Barometer is in decline. Gold (1148.1) did trade down through 1144 (see 27 Oct comment); price ought get a grip as it becomes more evident that the Fed shan't raise its Funds rate come Dec, (see tomorrow's Gold Update). Our "live" P/E of the S&P (2089.41) remains in extreme territory at 42.1x. 6 data items hit the Econ Baro by 07:00 PT.

29 Oct '15, 04:39 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate and the components again split at 4 up and 4 down. The ups are Gold (1158.0), the Bond (157^30) and the EuroCurrencies, the latter leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 72% for the Swiss (1.0125) and 71% for the Euro (1.0970); the Bond's Market Rhythm Target of 161^17 remains intact. A shorter-term Rhythm we've noted of late is Oil's (45.28) 2-hr. MACD: 'tis heading toward a negative crossing around 08:00 PT or 10:00 PT. The Fed's non-event fist-waving may be mitigated with a weaker GDP of Q3 due at 05:30 PT.

28 Oct '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: A bit more volatility is built into the BEGOS Markets, the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings mostly moderate. The Precious Metals are the most rangy of the bunch thus far, with both Gold (1172.2) and Silver (16.035) on the upside. The Bond (158^07) remains intact with its daily Parabolic LongSide stance and Market Rhythm Target of 161^17. Further evidence of a lacking in Q3 Earnings is reflected in the P/E of the S&P's live reading of 41.1x, now into historical extremes. As noted in The Gold Update, the FOMC Statement due at 11:00 PT ought be a non-event repeat of September's.

27 Oct '15, 04:29 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets are mixed (4 up, 4 down), none presently with a change beyond 1% either way; volatility is again essentially light. The Bond (158^07) continues to maintain its daily Parabolics to the LongSide, the flip price being 156^15 and the Market Rhythm Target 161^17. As noted in The Gold Update, Gold's (1165.8) daily Parabolics are to the ShortSide, (the weekly study well to the LongSide), such that a median pullback would see the 1144 area trade; to that end, the "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) have just kinked down in real-time. Durables at 05:30 PT, Confidence at 07:00 PT.

26 Oct '15, 04:31 Pacific Time: Volatility is quite light for the BEGOS Markets, Copper (2.37960) being the exception with the broadest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing so far of 95%; of the balance, only that of the Swiss (1.0203) exceeds 50% (at 66%). The Bond's (157^11) daily Parabolics are still to the LongSide, the 161^17 Market Rhythm Target thus still in play, but under threat of getting nixed as the daily MACD has confirmed as negative; (156^13 would flip the Parabolic to Short). The Gold Update points to an upside down October as Gold (1166.87), the S&P (2075.15) and Dollar (97.020) are all up.

23 Oct '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: Yesterday's post-ECB stocks surge kept the Spoo's (2071.00) aforementioned 12-hr. Price Oscillator from turning negative; but the Bond's (157^18) daily Parabolics are still positioned Long, so its 161^17 Market Rhythm Target remains viable. The Euro's (1.1094) daily Price Oscillator looks to confirm as negative by day's end, but we shan't chase it, noting as well that Gold (1179.2) is on the up move. With the narrow exception of Oil (45.70), the BEGOS Markets are running at moderate volatility, both Gold & Copper (2.4105) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 96%.

22 Oct '15, 04:14 Pacific Time: The Bond's (158^06) daily Parabolics remain to the LongSide and thus the Market Rhythm Target of 161^17 is still in place. Silver's (15.830) 12-hr. Moneyflow has crossed sub-.50, however we're loathe to go negative on the Precious Metals; but the Spoo's (2015.75) 12-hr. Price Oscillator appears en route to going negative by week's end. Volatility is moderate across the BEGOS Markets, the two firmest being Copper (2.3970, +1.7%) and Oil (45.93, +1.5%). The Bond and EuroCurrencies are slightly lower. ECB at 04:45 PT; Leading Indicators & Existing Homes at 07:00 PT.

21 Oct '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: Copper's (2.3585) daily Moneyflow has provisionally crossed below .50 which if confirmed by session's end shall nix the Market Rhythm Target of 2.4710; the red metal's daily MACD, (currently on the list at our Market Rhythms page), may go negative in the next day or two. The Bond's (157^25) Target of 161^17 is intact per the LongSide stance of the daily Parabolics. Again the BEGOS Markets are mixed but volatility a bit more rangy: the Swiss (1.0452) has traced 100% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Our "live" p/e of the S&P is 34.9x, yield 2.173%. Oil inventories: 07:30 PT.

20 Oct '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: The Market Rhythm Targets are still open for both the Bond (cur 157^28, tar 161^17) and Copper (cur 2.3615 tar 2.4710) as their respective studies (see 16 Oct comment) have not reversed their stances. The BEGOS Markets are mixed and volatility running light-to-moderate with the Swiss (1.0536) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 89%; presently, no one component differs by 0.5% in either direction from its GLOBEX settle; the Eurocurrencies and Precious Metals are getting the bids, the other 4 Markets are lower. Housing & Permits due at 05:30 PT.

19 Oct '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: The Gold Update graphically depicts all 8 BEGOS Markets as being in 21-day linear regression uptrends; this session, the 8 components are all down, Oil (47.25) off the most at -1.0%; the rangiest are the EuroCurrencies, their respective EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings being 72% for the Euro (1.1339) and 67% for the Swiss (1.0481). Gold's (1172.5) next upside obstacle, aside from trading resistance, is its 300-day MA (1192). At our Earnings Season page, whilst still quite early in Q3, just 47% of companies have bettered Q3 of a year ago. NAHB Housing Index is due at 07:00 PT.

16 Oct '15, 04:23 Pacific Time: Our Market Rhythm Target for the Spoo (cur 2014.50, tar 1969.75) was nixed yesterday upon the 8-hr. Parabolics confirming to the LongSide. Two new Targets have been added: 1) The Bond (cur 159^09, tar 161^17) per its daily Parabolics and 2) Copper (cur 2.3975, tar 2.4710) per its daily Moneyflow. Mind the Market Rhythms page for those that have been doing the best. Volatility is light-to-moderate across the BEGOS Markets, which are all lower (basis Globex settles) save for the Bond. Oil's (46.84) cac volume moves from Nov into Dec. Econ Data due at 06:15 PT & 07:00 PT.

15 Oct '15, 04:13 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are again mixed on somewhat limited volatility (quite un-October-like): 7 of the 8 components have EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings < 50%; only the Euro is moderate at 70%. The Spoo (1997.25) is getting the best bid at +0.6%, the prior 3 sessions having seen the low come after the high; the 8-hr. Parabolics remain to the ShortSide, (the flip price presently 2008.50). Despite the Dollar (94.090) being higher, both Gold (1186.0) and Silver (16.165) are moving up as well. These next two days bring 9 doses of data into the Econ Baro which continues to languish.

14 Oct '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: Gold (1168.2) achieved a minor milestone in exceeding 1170 (August's high) earlier in the session, that being a noted level to achieve within the current weekly parabolic Long trend toward opening the door for a run to the 1240-1280 resistance zone (see The Gold Update). The BEGOS Markets are mixed and volatility is light-to-moderate with Gold leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 74%.The Spoo's (1994.50) 8-hr. Parabolics, (after some whip), are now confirmed as Short with a Market Rhythm Target of 1969.75. PPI & Retail Sales @ 05:30 PT; Bus Invs @ 07:00 PT.

13 Oct '15, 04:27 Pacific Time: The Spoo's (2002.75) 8-hr. Parabolics have provisionally flipped to the ShortSide, (confirm due at 08:00 PT). From then, a Market Rhythm would be set for at least 26 further downside points. As mentioned back on 06 Oct, Oil's (47.10) 2-hr. MACD continues on balance to be a good follow-though Rhythm, ('tis on the list at the Market Rhythms page). We've mild up moves in the Bond (157^31) and Eurocurrencies, the balance of the 5 other BEGOS Markets being down with Gold (1153.2) the most at -0.9%. Volatility is moderate across the components. Treasury Budget: 11:00 PT.

12 Oct '15, 04:12 Pacific Time: Gold (1166.3) made our Market Rhythm Target; of more import is a run, at minimum, above 1170, the August high: such would set the stage for the 1200s (see The Gold Update). The Spoo's (2008.75) 8-hr. Parabolics have risen to 2002.75: by that study, there is little room to prevent a downside run. Volatility is light-to-moderate in starting the week for the BEGOS Markets: all 8 are presently in the black, with both Gold and Silver (15.960) up the most at +0.9%. Gold is also the most rangy with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) of 81%. No EconData due today ahead of a busy week.

09 Oct '15, 04:31 Pacific Time: We nixed the Swiss (1.0430) Market Rhythm Target of 1.0157 as the daily Parabolics have provisionally flipped to Long; more than mitigating that cost there was Copper (2.4130) reaching its Target of 2.4250 along with Gold (1154.0) well en route toward its Target of 1162.5. Per yesterday's note, the Spoo's (2009.50) 8-hr. Parabolics have lifted the flip level to 1986.25. Volatility is again running the gamut from light-to-robust, led by both Copper and Gold, their EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings respectively 153% and 122%. Ex/Im pricing @ 05:30 PT; Whsl Inv @ 07:00 PT.

08 Oct '15, 04:28 Pacific Time: Market Rhythm Targets are intact for the following: the Swiss (cur 1.0349, tar 1.0157), Gold (cur 1144.0, tar 1162.5) and Copper (cur 2.3305, tar 2.4250); our prior comment notes the underlying studies' signals. A study we're watching to crack to the downside is the Spoo's (1979.75) 8-hr. Parabolics, (the present flip level is 1964.75). BEGOS Markets volatility per EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings span from light for Oil (48.08, 33%) to robust for Silver (15.650, 114%). "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are working higher for both Precious Metals. FOMC Minutes: 11:00 PT.

07 Oct '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: The Swiss' (1.0371) daily Parabolics are still to the ShortSide, albeit the flip price (1.0422) is closing in; until such touch, the Market Rhythm Target remains 1.0157. The same study on Gold (1149.2) has confirmed as positive with an upside Target of 1162.5, (en route with our more subjective goal per The Gold Update of 1170 during this weekly Parabolic Long stint). We've also a fresh Target for Copper (2.3845, tar 2.4250), its daily MACD also having confirmed as positive. Save for the Bond (156^27) and Euro (1.1269), the balance of the BEGOS Markets are up and volatility moderate.

06 Oct '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets are again mixed this morning, those that gained yesterday now being down, and vice-versa; volatility is running light-to-moderate. Our Market Rhythm Target for the Swiss (cur 1.0282, tar 1.0157) is still supported by the negative daily Parabolic study. In real-time, despite the Euro (1.1231) being higher today, its "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) have kinked lower, (ought be reflected on that page following session's end, barring a stronger up day). Oil's (45.94) 2-hr. MACD has been recording nicely tradable near-term sweeps. Trade Balance at 05:30 PT.

05 Oct '15, 04:24 Pacific Time: The Market Rhythm Target for the Euro (cur 1.1260) got nixed in concert with the Friday price-spike response to the weak StateSide payrolls growth (see The Gold Update); but for the Swiss (1.0316), its daily Parabolics remains to the ShortSide such that the 1.0157 Target is intact. The BEGOS Markets are mixed (4 up, 4 down) with moderate volatility to start the week, in which Q3 Earnings Season also beings. Oil (46.09) leads on the upside at +0.9% and Gold (1130.2) on the downside at -0.7%. A light calendar this week for Econ Data starts with ISM Services due at 07:00 PT.

02 Oct '15, 04:26 Pacific Time: Our Market Rhythm Targets remain in place for both the Swiss (cur 1.0244, tar 1.0157) and Euro (cur 1.1174, tar 1.1091). Presently on the list at our Market Rhythms page is Gold's (1106.3) daily Parabolics study, (the chart for which currently is at the foot of our Gold page), that study having achieved follow-through of 16 points ($1,600/cac) in all 10 of its last changes of signal, (noting per yesterday's comment that we don't favour the yellow metal's ShortSide swings). BEGOS Markets volatility is light-to-moderate ahead of Payrolls data at 05:30 PT; Factory Orders at 07:00 PT.

01 Oct '15, 04:06 Pacific Time: The Euro's (1.1163) 4-hr. MACD did go negative as we'd noted, giving us a Market Rhythm Target of 1.1091; The Swiss' (1.0249) daily Parabolics remain to the ShortSide, the Target of 1.0157 still intact. (2 signals we're not favouring are a flip to Short in Gold's [1112.6] daily Parabolics and flip to Long in the Spoo's [1921.75] 8-hr. Parabolics). Volatility starts the month at a moderate pace for the BEGOS Markets in which the industrial metals (inc. Silver [14.510]), Oil (46.16) and the Spoo are higher; the other 4 components are lower. ISM Mfg & Construction due at 07:00 PT.

30 Sep '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is running from an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing for Oil (45.07) of just 27% to Copper's (2.3055) 109%, the red metal also being the strongest component +2.2%. Running 2nd in both categories is the Spoo (1899.25), +1.3% with an EDTR tracing of 75%. EuroZone inflation has the Eurocurrencies, Precious Metals and the Bond (156^29) all working lower. The Euro's (1.0296) 4-hr. MACD looks to confirm as negative come 08:00 PT: from there, Market Rhythms would suggest a 0.0104 ($1,300/cac) follow-through. ADP @ 05:30 PT; Chi PMI @ 06:45 PT.

29 Sep '15, 04:22 Pacific Time: Copper (2.2605) made its Market Rhythm Target (2.2400) yesterday. The Swiss (1.0305) daily Parabolics still have their downside Target of 1.0157. For the BEGOS Markets, given their above-average volatility of late, 'tis at best light-to-moderate thus far, with the Spoo (1880.25) getting a bid and leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 65%; 2nd is Gold (1126.3) at 64%, and the most docile is Oil (44.90) at just 35%. At Market Trends, Silver's (14.353) "Baby Blues" have kinked lower, albeit the 21-day linreg trend remains up. Confidence due at 07:00 PT.

28 Sep '15, 04:13 Pacific Time: Save for the Bond (156^09, 0.4%), we've red across the BEGOS board, the downside leaders being Silver (14.675, -2.8%) and Gold (1132.3, -1.2%); but the latter's weekly Parabolic is confirmed as Long (see The Gold Update). Copper (2.2575) is closing in on its Market Rhythm Target of 2.2400. The Swiss (1.0230) daily Parabolics confirmed as Short on Friday, giving us a Target there of 1.0157. The Spoo (1907.25) is working lower: its EDTR (see Market Ranges) is 36 points. The week is rife with Econ Data starting with Personal Inc/Spd/PCE at 05:30 PT; Pending Homes at 07:00 PT.

25 Sep '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: Gold (1143.4) has achieved its Market Rhythm Target of 1150.7, and more importantly from a bit broader perspective, has provisionally flipped the weekly Parabolic trend to Long as we'll see in tomorrow's edition of The Gold Update. Copper's (2.3010) daily MoneyFlow has gone negative giving us a Target there of 2.2400. BEGOS Markets volatility per EDTRs (see Market Ranges) tracings is ranging from light for Oil (45.16, 29%) to robust for the Spoo (1940.75, 106%); only these 2 components are in the black, the latter being up the most at +1.1%. Final Q2 GDP is due at 05:30 PT.

24 Sep '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are mixed on moderate volatility. Gold (1135.3) is pushing higher, its Market Rhythm Target of 1150.7 in place and its Baby Blues (see Market Trends) on the rise such that the 21-day linreg trend ought turn positive by early next week. The Spoo (1910.50) has traded as low as 1907.50, last seen on 08 Sep; the S&P (1938.76) would presently fall to 1921, albeit first we've Durables at 05:30 PT; later at 07:00 PT come New Homes. The Swiss (1.0303) and the Bond (156^15) are up the most in BEGOS at +0.6%, the latter not having been this high since 31 Aug.

23 Sep '15, 04:26 Pacific Time: Volatility is moderate across the BEGOS Markets, the most rangy being the Spoo (1940.25) having traced 83% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges); at our Market Values page, the Spoo is low relative to BEGOS, however at the S&P 500 Valuation & Rankings page the p/e ratio is still a very expensive 33.6x. The daily MACD for Gold (1125.0) remains positive and thus our Market Rhythm Target for 1150.7 is intact; but Silver's (14.800) 12-hr. MACD has provisionally crossed to negative, (confirmation would next be at 12:00 PT); that study presently is listed on our Market Rhythms page.

22 Sep '15, 04:28 Pacific Time: Gold's (1128.1) daily MACD has confirmed as positive giving us a Market Rhythm Target of 1150.7, (our notion of the move to 1170 notwithstanding); but Gold is lower this morning as are 7 of the 8 BEGOS Markets, the only up component being the Bond (154^15, +0.5%). Volatility is running moderate-to-robust, Copper (2.3265, -2.5%) the most so with an EDTR tracing (see Market Ranges) of 112%. Oil's (45.79, -2.0%) 2-hr. MACD confirmed as negative at 04:00 PT: 'tis a volatile ride, yet quite a profitable near-term Market Rhythm. The Spoo (1935.00) puts the S&P at 1946.

21 Sep '15, 04:29 Pacific Time: The current edition of The Gold Update underscores the Fed not raising rates for the foreseeable future, the "Lift-Off" instead being Gold (1136.5), for which the daily Parabolics flipped to long at 1132, with the weekly version poised to so do at 1148, in turn leading to 1170. As the Fed dust settles, the week for the BEGOS Markets is starting with light volatility, the exception being for Copper (2.3955, +0.7%) which has traced 77% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) and is 2nd on the upside only to to Oil (45.00, +1.1%). The rest of the components are mixed. Existing Homes: 07:00 PT.

18 Sep '15, 04:30 Pacific Time: Volatility has moved to a more moderate-to-robust state post-Fed with the Swiss (1.0513) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 103%. While more docile at a 57% EDTR tracing, the Euro (1.1451) achieved its Market Rhythm Target of 1.1387. The EuroCurrencies continue higher this morning, along with the Bond (154^26) and Precious Metals. But Copper (2.4395), the Spoo (1957.25), and Oil (46.33) are all down at least -1.0%; Oil's cac volume is moving today from Oct into Nov (46.65), with 1st notice for delivery next Thu (24 Sep). Leading Indicators at 07:00 PT.

17 Sep '15, 04:38 Pacific Time: All 3 open Market Rhythm Targets came off the board yesterday, the Bond (152^08) reaching its 152^01 Target, in turn more than mitigating ShortSide losses for both Silver (14.815) and Copper (2.4395), the studies for those 2 having reversed their signals. The Euro (1.1334) did confirm a daily MoneyFlow cross to positive, the Target being 1.1387. Volatility for the BEGOS Markets is yet again light-to-moderate with FOMC policy in the balance at 11:00 PT, (and then Yellen at 11:30 PT), prior to which we get Housing Starts/Permits at 05:30 PT and the Philadelphia Fed Index at 07:00 PT.

16 Sep '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets are mixed as the light-to-moderate volatility is again in force to this point, with FOMC policy on the morrow; at our Market Ranges page, all 8 components are seeing their EDTRs hook to the downside. The 3 open Market Rhythm Targets (see yesterday) are intact. Should the Euro (1.1236) not have too much of a down day, its daily MoneyFlow shall confirm a cross to positive from which we'd then look for at least a 0.0080 ($1,000/cac) up run as measured from the next session's open. The CPI due at 05:30 PT is expected to have gone negative; NAHB Housing at 07:00 PT.

15 Sep '15, 04:45 Pacific Time: Again, volatility is thus far light-to-moderate across the BEGOS Markets, perhaps the calm before the Fed Storm on Thu. Market Rhythm Targets remain in place for both the Bond (cur 154^30, tar 152^01) and Silver (cur 14.310, tar 13.845). Copper's (2.4005) 8-hr. Parabolics did confirm to Short yesterday, the Target there being 2.3770. The Euro's (1.1334) daily MoneyFlow may cross to positive in the next day or two; that study is currently on the list at the Market Rhythms page. A bevy of EconData is due for the EconBaro, including Retail Sales and the NY Empire Index at 05:30 PT.

14 Sep '15, 04:39 Pacific Time: A week with telling EconData and the FOMC's rate decision (Thu) begins cautiously as BEGOS Markets volatility is light-to-moderate. Off the most is Silver (14.395, -1.3%) for which the 8-hr. Parabolics flipped to Short on Fri giving us a Market Rhythm Target of 13.845; the same study mentioned on Fri for Copper (2.4225, -1.2%) looks to confirm as negative come 08:00 PT. The Target for the Bond (cur 155 ^02, tar 152^01) is still intact due to the negative daily Price Oscillator. The Eurocurrencies are mildly lower; the Spoo (1952.00) suggests the S&P (1961.05) to open mildly higher.

11 Sep '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: Save for the Bond (154^13), its daily Price Oscillator still negative and thus our Market Rhythm Target of 152^01 intact, 'tis red across the board for the balance of the BEGOS Markets on moderate volatility. Oil (44.90) is the weakest of the bunch, -1.8%. Copper's (2.4255) 8-hr. Parabolics appear en route to flipping negative early next week; currently listed at the Market Rhythms page, this has been on balance a profitable trading rhythm. Sep EuroCurrencies reach is 1st position on Monday and thus cac volume has moved into Dec. PPI due @ 05:30 PT and UofM Sentiment @ 06:55 PT.

10 Sep '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: Volatility is moderate thus far across the BEGOS Markets with 7 of the 8 components presently up or down by less than 1%. The exception is Copper (2.4525, +1.2%). The EuroCurrencies and Bond (153^30) are weaker, the balance are higher. At Market Trends, the Spoo's "Baby Blues" are beginning to curl higher, but the 21-day linreg trend remains negative such that we put no confidence in the tide turning. Mind our S&P 500 "Valuation & Rankings" (p/e 33x). The large SP cac front month becomes Dec at 06:30 PT; ES volume will lag for a session or two. Whsl Invs @ 07:00 PT.

09 Sep '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: A 7% pop in the Nikkei get the credit for this morning's Spoo (1986.25) rally; at +1.0% 'tis the strongest of the BEGOS Markets, the volatility of which is moderate. The Swiss (1.0231) leads the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 87%, whilst Oil (45.37) is the weakest component, -0.8%. The Bond (153^14) is again lower with our Market Rhythm Target of 152^01 remaining supported by the negative daily Price Oscillator. The 8-hr. version of same on the Spoo confirmed positive as of 00:00 PT, (shan't chase it); front-month for the Spoo moves to Dec tomorrow.

08 Sep '15, 04:37 Pacific Time: The Sunday-into-Tuesday session continues, widening BEGOS Markets volatility to now appear as moderate-to-robust, Copper (2.3900) remaining the most rangy with its EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing increased to 135% and price up the most at +3.4%. The Spoo (1955.25) would presently pull the S&P (1921.22) +37 points to 1958 at the open; per our Market Values page, the Spoo is low relative to its BEGOS valuation. The Bond (155^01) is working lower (-0.6%), its Market Rhythm Target of 152^01 still intact. The Precious Metals' session is quietly mixed.

07 Sep '15, 04:29 Pacific Time: The electronic trade of the BEGOS Markets, (for what is effectively Tuesday given today's StateSide holiday), has light-to-moderate volatility, Copper (2.3560) being the most rangy with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing thus far of 86%; the red metal is also up the most at +1.9%. 2nd best is the Spoo (1931.50), +0.5%. The other 6 components are in the red, including the Bond (155^14), its daily Price Oscillator still negative and thus the Market Rhythm Target in place at 152^01. Year-to-date, Gold (1121.9) is the 3rd best performer in BEGOS per The Gold Update.

04 Sep '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: As anticipated, Copper's (2.3450) Market Rhythm Target (2.2725) was nixed; but the failure was more than mitigated by both the Euro (1.1138) and Silver (14.655) reaching their respective Targets. At our Market Trends page, the "Baby Blues" are in ascension for just two of the BEGOS Markets: Copper and Oil (46.41). In this session, save for the Euro and the Bond (155^14), the other 6 components are in the red; but the Bond's daily Price Oscillator confirmed as negative for a Target of 152^01. Volatility is light-to-moderate ahead of our long weekend & payrolls due at 05:30 PT.

03 Sep '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: Copper's (2.3435) Market Rhythm Target of 2.2725 is under threat as the 8-hr. Parabolics look to confirm as having flipped Long come 08:00 PT, the red metal being up the most in BEGOS at +1.8%; save for Copper's EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 94%, volatility for the the other components is light-to-moderate. The Targets for both Silver (cur 14.610, tar 14.910) and the Euro (cur 1.1226, tar 1.1101) are still in place; at 04:45 PT comes the ECB policy statement, followed by Draghi's press conference at 05:30 PT, (simultaneous with US Trade Balance). ISM Services @ 07:00 PT.

02 Sep '15, 04:47 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility has notably backed off thus far: the rangiest, and up the most, is the Spoo (1926.75, +0.6%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 63%. Silver (14.353) is again the least volatile with a 23% tracing; the 12-hr. MACD has confirmed as positive to give us a Market Rhythm Target of 14.910. Copper's (2.3040) 8-hr. Parabolics have flipped to Short (from 2.3125) for a Target of 2.2725. And the Euro's (1.1259) Target remains at 1.1101. Mind our Market Rhythms Page for those that have been the best performers. ADP jobs data due at 05:15 PT.

01 Sep '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: More down for equities to come as this time the Spoo (1932.00) would pull the S&P (1972.18) to 1935 were stocks to open at this moment; the Spoo's low of the correction thus far is 1831.00 (24 Aug); the Spoo is leading the session's BEGOS Markets EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 97%. The least volatile component is Silver (14.560) with just a 36% tracing; the white metal's 12-hr. MACD may confirm as positive at 12:00 PT. The Euro (1.1260) is +0.4%, but its daily MoneyFlow Market Rhythm Target of 1.1101 remains intact. ISM and Construction due at 07:00 PT.

31 Aug '15, 04:31 Pacific Time: 2015's 2nd trimester looks to end on a down note, the Spoo (1973.00) presently set to pull the S&P (1988.87) down to 1976 at the open. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate, save 'tis light for the Precious Metals, Silver (14.480) tracing just 28% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Of the 8 components, only the Bond (155^21) and Euro (1.1209) are in the black; but the Euro's daily MoneyFlow has turned negative and thus we've a Market Rhythm Target of 1.1101. Oil (44.42) is the weakest of the bunch -2.0%. See The Gold Update's version of the Econ Baro (!) Chi PMI @ 06:45 PT.

28 Aug '15, 04:30 Pacific Time: Volatility is fairly moderate across the BEGOS Markets thus far, again given expanded Market Ranges, and notably so for the Spoo (1973.00) which -0.8% has traced but 50% of its current EDTR of 51 points. The Bond (157^06), EuroCurrencies and Precious Metals are getting the bid this morning. That said, the Euro's (1.1270) daily MoneyFlow is crossing to negative as is the Swiss' (1.0424) 8-hr. Price Oscillator. At Market Magnets, note how distantly low the Bond is from its Magnet, and yet how the Spoo has recovered to its Magnet. Personal Income/Spending due @ 05:30 PT.

27 Aug '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: Both open Market Rhythm Targets were achieved yesterday: Silver (Dec cur 14.220, tar 14.105) and the Euro (1.1296, tar 1.1336). BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate-to-robust, within the context that EDTRs (see Market Ranges) have expanded. Oil (40.15) is leading on the upside, +3.3%, with the most EDTR tracing at 93%. Save for the EuroCurrencies, the other 6 markets are in the black. Volume for both Silver and Copper (Dec 2.2700) is moving into the Dec cac today, (1st notice for delivery is Mon). Our Econ Baro belies a 2nd "expected higher" look at Q2 GDP @ 05:30 PT.

26 Aug '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: As anticipated, Silver's (Sep 14.375) Market Rhythm Target of 15.735 got nixed, (the daily Price Oscillator going negative), but the daily MACD crossed down as well, giving us a new Target (basis Dec) of 14.105. The Euro's (1.1414) 8-hr. Parabolics have given us a ShortSide Target of 1.1336. The Spoo (1907.75) is attempting another robust start for the S&P (1867.71) which would pop up 44 points to 1911 were the opening right now. Oil (39.47) is the most subtle BEGOS Market thus far with an EDTR tracing of just 45%. Mind our Market Values & Market Magnets. Durables @ 05:30 PT.

25 Aug '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: Yesterday's "market speed" for the Spoo (1936.00) of "4,867kph" was the 2nd fastest ever, moving 12 whole points (not uni-directionally) per minute during RTH; presently, the S&P (1893) would open +52 to 1945 at the open, (Shanghai was off -7.6%). Volatility is again robust-to-heavy, the Spoo again leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 197%. Least volatile at 71% is Silver (14.785), the Market Rhythm Target of 15.735 is in jeopardy of being nixed by session's end with the daily Price Oscillator nearly negative. New Home Sales & Confidence data due @ 07:00 PT.

24 Aug '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: The Euro (1.1494) reached its Market Rhythm Target of 1.1381. But given the declining markets/commodities tide lowering most other boats en masse, Silver (14.870) has slipped, its Target (15.735) still in play as the daily Price Oscillator remains positive. BEGOS Markets volatility is robust-to-heavy, the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) coming from the Spoo (1925.00) at 186%; the S&P would presently open -43 to 1928, and a settle sub-1918 would finally mark a 10% closing basis correction. Off the most is Oil (38.99) at -3.2%. Q2 Earnings finish weakest since Q3 '09.

21 Aug '15, 04:37 Pacific Time: The 8 BEGOS Markets are mixed thus far, the EuroCurrencies and Precious Metals being up and the other 4 down. Market Rhythm Targets remain open both for the Euro (cur 1.1289, tar 1.1381) and Silver (15.430, tar 15.735). Only the latter and Gold (1153.9) have traced better than 100% of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges), the balance of the bunch with moderate volatility. The S&P (2035.73) had a "Hobson Close" on the low and would presently pull down some 11 points further given the Spoo (2020.75) & Fair Value of -3.62. No Econ Data scheduled/Q2 Earnings conclude.

20 Aug '15, 04:41 Pacific Time: Staying the course against the contra-signals noted yesterday remains okay given the rises for both Silver (15.375), up 2nd most of the BEGOS Markets at +0.6%, and the Euro (1.1178). Copper (2.3065) is leading at +1.5%. Volatility is moderate with EDTR (see Market Ranges) running from 42% to 76%; the exception there is 106% for the Spoo (2056.50) which at -0.8% is the weakest in BEGOS. Gold (1137.5) has hit the 1140s for the 1st time in better than a month. Mind our Market Magnets page for short-term moves becoming excessive. Triple Econ Data input at 07:00 PT.

19 Aug '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: Contra-Signals: Silver's (14.860) daily Price Oscillator, which is still positive (Target 15.735), is being countered by confirmed negative 12-hr. studies on both the MACD and Parabolics suggesting a dip into the 14.700-14.500 area; the Euro's (1.1041) daily Price Oscillator, also which is still positive (Target 1.1381), is being countered by the 12-hr. MACD now confirmed as negative, suggesting 1.0937. The "rule" here is not to nix the prevailing signals until they confirm as failed, neither as yet being the case. Session volatility is rather muted with the CPI and FOMC Minutes in the balance.

18 Aug '15, 04:42 Pacific Time: With stocks in Shanghai off better than -6%, Copper's (2.2785) Market Rhythm Target of 2.4595 has been nixed with the 12-hr. MACD confirmed as negative; the red metal is down the most (-1.9%) in BEGOS and has the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 85%. Daily Price Oscillator studies remain positive for both the Euro (cur 1.1069, tar 1.1381) and Silver (cur 15.155, tar 15.735). Volume in Oil (41.57) is moving from the Sep cac into Oct. Presently, only the Swiss (1.0248) and Gold (1119.1) are in positive territory. Housing Starts/Building Permits due at 05:30 PT.

17 Aug '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: Volatility is fairly moderate to start the week for the BEGOS Markets. The Swiss (1.0235, -0.2%) has thus far the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 52%. Off the most is Oil (41.83, -0.8%), whilst the Bond (158^17) is up the most at +0.3%. The 3 open Market Rhythm Targets (see prior comment) remain in place. The Spoo (2088.25) has also confirmed a positive stance on its 8-hr. Price Oscillator, but we'd stay away from it, the S&P (2091.54) appearing on the edge; at Market Trends you can see the Spoo's negative "Baby Blues". NY Empire Index due at 05:30 PT.

14 Aug '15, 04:39 Pacific Time: Both the Euro's (1.1190) daily MoneyFlow and Price Oscillator are confirmed as positive giving us a Market Rhythm Target (basis the latter study) of 1.1381. Also, we've a positive confirmation for Silver (15.465) per its daily Price Oscillator with a Target of 15.735. As for Copper (2.3560), its Target of 2.4595 by its 12-hr. MACD remains intact. Volatility for the BEGOS Markets is moderate, Oil (42.24) is down to levels not seen since Mar 2009, with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing leading the session at 61%. PPI plus IndProd/CapUtil @ 05:30 PT, UofM @ 06:55 PT.

13 Aug '15, 04:38 Pacific Time: Our comment of 10 Aug noted the potential of the Euro's (1.1116) daily MoneyFlow to turn positive; that would so confirm today should the settle be above 1.1117. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate thus far, and save for the Spoo (2090.25), the other 7 components all are in the red, the weakest being Silver (15.270, -1.5%), its EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing being 82%. That said, at Market Trends, Silver's "Baby Blues" have are positive for the 1st time since 04 Jun. There is plentiful incoming Econ Data over these next 2 days, today's including Retail Sales and Ex/Im pricing.

12 Aug '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: With the Yuan (low 6.4510) off better than -3% Tue/Wed, the Bond (159^07), EuroCurrencies and Precious Metals continue to get the bid, whilst the Dollar (96.465) hits a 4th daily lower low. Copper (2.3255), which is China-sensitive, still finds its 12-hr. MACD to the Long side of the ledger, our Market Rhythm Target of 2.4595 thus still alive. Volatility is moderate-to-very robust across the BEGOS Markets, the leader in upside change and EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings being the Swiss (1.0257) respectively at +1.2% and 161%. The S&P (2084.07) looks to open -0.5% to -1.0%.

11 Aug '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: Gold (1109.7) achieved its Market Rhythm Target of 1111.0, whilst Copper (2.3445) neared its Target (2.4595) before pulling back, however the signal to stay that course (12-hr. MACD) is still positive. These 2 metals are by far the most robust in EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 159% and 173%, some impetus given a 2% devaluation of China's Yuan and the PBC's selling some $180bn in US debt, (the Bond [157^27, +0.6%)] being the 3rd most robust BEGOS Market with a 106% EDTR tracing). In turn, the Spoo (2089.75) is off -0.5%. Productivity for Q2 is due at 05:30PT.

10 Aug '15, 04:43 Pacific Time: With the Chinese exchanges pogo-sticking (see The Gold Update) higher, the Spoo (2082.50) is +0.4% with a moderate EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 60%. Copper (2.3380) is more so at +0.6% and 95%, its 12-hr. MACD still positive and thus the Market Rhythm Target remains 2.4595. Gold's (1094.5) daily Parabolic also remains Long, the target there still 1111.0. The Euro's (1.0956) daily MoneyFlow (cur 49.31) could cross above 50 in the next day or so: we'll assess a Long Target following confirmation. No scheduled Econ Data due; heavier late in the week.

07 Aug '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: Volatility is running at a fairly moderate pace thus far. Silver (14.695, +0.5%) is leading the BEGOS Markets to the upside, with Oil (44.60, -0.5%) bookending the downside. Yesterday, the Spoo (2077.00) came within 2 points of what had been our Market Rhythm Target of 2068.00, but prior to the fallout, the 6-hr. Price Oscillator confirmed turning positive at 06:00, in turn nixing that target. Still in place are Gold's (1089.3) Target of 1111.0 (per its positive daily Parabolics) and Copper's (2.3300) Target of 2.4595 (per its positive 12-hr. MACD). Payrolls data comes due at 05:30 PT.

06 Aug '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: The Swiss (1.0185) is in play today with an 80% tracing thus far of its EDTR (see Market Ranges); that is the most rangy of the BEGOS Markets, the Euro (1.0903) being 2nd at just 56%. Despite yesterday's rise in the Spoo (2094.00), the somewhat failed rally still finds the 6-hr. Price Oscillator (barely) in negative territory: until a confirmed change to positive, our Market Rhythm Target stays at 2068.00; those for Gold (cur 1085.7, tar 1111.0) and Copper (cur 2.3505, tar 2.4595) are also intact. Oil (44.80) at -0.7% is off the most in BEGOS; 'tis Oil's lowest level since last 20 Mar.

05 Aug '15, 04:44 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are subdued to this point of the session in terms of both change and range; the sole exception is the Spoo (2095.75) which is +0.6% with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 74%; the balance of the bunch's tracings are 43% down to Gold's (1086.3) 26%. Our Market Rhythm Targets for Gold (tar 1111.0), the Spoo (tar 2068.00) and Copper (cur 2.3435, tar 2.4595) remain in place. With just over 2 weeks left in Q2 Earnings Season, 54% show improvement. Specific to the S&P 500, our live P/E is 35.2x. ADP @ 05:15 PT; ISM Services @ 07:00 PT.

04 Aug '15, 04:44 Pacific Time: The Euro's (1.0992) 12-hr. Parabolics have reversed to Long thus nixing our downside Market Rhythm Target of 1.0868. The upside targets are still in place for both Gold (cur 1090.7, tar 1111.0) and Copper (cur 2.3600, tar 2.4595). The Spoo's (2086.00) 6-hr. Price Oscillator confirmed going negative (yesterday at 18:00 PT from 2088.00) with a downside Target of 2068.00. BEGOS Markets volatility is more pepped up than at this time yesterday, with Gold leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 84% and Copper running 2nd at 79%. Factory Orders come due at 07:00 PT.

03 Aug '15, 04:43 Pacific Time: Light-to-moderate volatility for the BEGOS Markets starts a week chock-full of incoming Econ Data, so mind the Econ Baro; Greece's stock market finally re-opening (-23%) shows no apparent effect on our 8 components. Oil's (46.46) daily Parabolics have confirmed back to negative thus nixing the Market Rhythm Target of 49.83. For Gold (1091.4), the Euro (1.0964) and Copper (2.3455), their respective targets (see prior comment) are intact, albeit Copper's Long (for 2.4595) may also get nixed come 12:00 PT. Personal Inc/Spd at 05:30 PT; ISM & Construct at 07:00 PT.

31 Jul '15, 04:53 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate toward closing out the month and ahead of data on the ECI, PMI and UofM Sentiment. Despite some price adversity, Market Rhythm Targets are still in play for Gold (1080.0, tar 1111.0), the Euro (1.0973, tar 1.0868) and Copper (2.3625, tar 2.4595). Added to that list is one for Oil (47.69, tar 49.83) as the daily Parabolics had confirmed flipping to the LongSide per Wed's close. Of the 8 components, only the EuroCurrencies are up for the session, with the Swiss (1.0389) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 90%.

30 Jul '15, 04:10 Pacific Time: Gold (Dec 1086.2) is the most in play of the BEGOS Markets given an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing thus far of 102%; Copper (2.3895) runs 2nd at just 61%. The technicals supporting their respective Market Rhythm Targets of 1111.0 and 2.4595 are intact (see prior 2 comments). The Euro (1.0970) has confirmed a 12-hr. Parabolic flip to Short, the Target there being 1.0868. Ahead of our first look at GDP for Q2 due at 05:30 PT, both the Bond (153^29) and Spoo (2102.25) are essentially "unch", the latter sporting the least EDTR tracing of the BEGOS bunch at 38%.

29 Jul '15, 04:43 Pacific Time: 'Tis Fed day, sans press conference; the Statement is due at 11:00 PT. Accordingly, BEGOS Markets volatility is mostly light. Gold's (Dec 1096.3) daily Parabolic study remains Long and targeting 1111.0; tomorrow's volume ought shift into the Dec cac as Fri is 1st Notice for Aug delivery. In real-time, Copper's (2.4070) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are curling up from the floor and the 12-hr. MACD has confirmed crossing to positive such as to give us a Market Rhythm Target of 2.4595. Q2 Earnings Season thus far shows 56% improvement. Pending Home Sales due at 07:00 PT.

28 Jul '15, 04:41 Pacific Time: Gold (Dec 1092.4) confirmed it daily Parabolics flipping to Long; our Market Rhythm Target is 1111.0 (Dec cac); Gold is in rather subdued trading thus far in what at best is moderate movement across the BEGOS Markets; at our Gold and Market Values page, the yellow metal per yesterday's close is 50 points below its "BEGOS Value" of 1143. Copper (2.3765) is up the most of the components at +1.3%. The Spoo (2074.75) is the most rangy with an EDTR (See Market Ranges) tracing of 73%. The Bond (154^24) and EuroCurrencies are weaker. Consumer Confidence @ 07:00 PT.

27 Jul '15, 04:31 Pacific Time: With Shanghai off better than 8%, both the Bond (155^16) and EuroCurrencies are getting the bid this morning; the upside leaders in both change and EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings are the Euro (1.1081, +0.8%, 123%) and the Swiss (1.0468, +0.7%, 110%). The balance of the 5 other BEGOS Markets are in the red (vis-à-vis Friday's GLOBEX settles), most notably Copper (2.3580) -1.3%, at a level not seen since July 2009. Gold (1092.8) has provisionally flipped its daily Parabolics to Long. FOMC Policy Statement due Wed. Durable Orders today at 05:30 PT.

24 Jul '15, 04:42 Pacific Time: Gold (1078.9) has traded as low (1072.3) this session to come within less than 200 points of its high of better than 35 years ago (873.0), and with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 110% is leading the BEGOS Markets volatility; second is Silver (14.695) with an EDTR tracing of 76% and the weakest component, off -1.6%. Of the bunch, only the Spoo (2102.00) is in the black, +0.2%, but the 6-hr. Price Oscillator confirmed the negative cross yesterday at 12:00 PT, for a Market Rhythm Target of 2075.50, (20 points below 2095.50). New Home Sales come due at 07:00 PT.

23 Jul '15, 04:38 Pacific Time: The Swiss (1.0490) and Gold (1100.0) are running 1-2 in BEGOS Markets volatility thus far, with respective EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings of 79% and 78%; both of the components are up better than 0.5%. We are watching for Gold's daily Parabolic (1110.5) to turn that trend positive; Silver's (14.840) daily MACD could cross to positive in the ensuing few sessions. Further to yesterday's comment, the Spoo's (2109.00) 6-hr. Price Oscillator has yet to turn negative, (albeit 'tis close to so doing, the present reading being just +0.05). Expected slowing in the LEI is due at 07:00 PT.

22 Jul '15, 04:38 Pacific Time: The Bond (152^22) is the only BEGOS Market in positive territory, the weakest being Copper (2.4350, -1.6%). Gold's (1092.2) trading resistance is more visible now at 1107 (see Market Profiles); watch Gold's "Baby Blues" at the Market Trends page, the blue dots turning back up for now; at the Market Magnets page, you can see Gold finished yesterday some 38 points below that measure. The Spoo's (2106.25) 6-hr. Price Oscillator is nearing negativity; confirmation would yield a Market Rhythm Target 20 points below the following period's open. Existing Home Sales due at 07:00 PT.

21 Jul '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: Again, Gold (1105.8) is the most volatile of the BEGOS Markets, but far less so than in the prior session, the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing thus far being just 76%; at Market Profiles, you can see Gold is most commonly being traded (these last 2 sessions) around the 1107 handle. Oil (50.45) is the quietest of the bunch having traced just 24% of its EDTR. 7 of the 8 components are higher this morning, the sole laggard being the Bond (151^14), off just -0.3%. Data for the Econ Baro remains absent today; Q2 Earnings Season is now well under way and thus far mediocre.

20 Jul '15, 04:40 Pacific Time: Gold (1114.1) was tagged with a 48-point plunge in less than 60 seconds early in the session at 18:29 PT (Sunday), trading as low as 1080.0 on Asian selling; we wonder if that was the capitulative bottom; Gold EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing for the session is 419%; In real-time, our Market Values and Market Magnets indicate Gold as well oversold. The other 7 BEGOS Markets remain dis-affected, with volatility running only light-to-moderate. Even Silver (14.765) has comparatively traced just 91% of its EDTR. The Econ Data calendar is light for this week; the FOMC meets next week.

17 Jul '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: With the exception of Copper (2.5010, -0.8%) having traced 61% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges), this is the most subdued we've seen BEGOS Markets volatility in some time; the balance of the other 7 components are just either side of "unch". The S&P 500 at 2124 is just 10 points from its all time high of 2134 (22 Jun). Gold (1142.9) made a new low for the year yesterday (1140.6), the Dollar (97.705) returning to its highest level since 23 Apr. Volume in the Aug Oil (50.85) cac is moving into Sep (51.18): 1st notice for delivery is next Thu, 23 Jul. CPI & Housing at 05:30 PT.

16 Jul '15, 04:35 Pacific Time: The Euro (1.0896) achieved its Market Rhythm Target of 1.0921 ($1,000/cac profit from the 1.1001 entry price on 29 Jun). Again, the Market Rhythms page lists those that have been producing the best track records. Both Gold (1143.8) and Silver (14.965) are hovering above their year-to-date lows (1141.6 and 14.620 respectively). BEGOS Markets volatility is light-to-moderate thus far, with no 1 component presently 1% or more away from yesterday's settles. Early in Q2 Earnings Season, 54% of companies have better their bottom lines. Philly Fed is due at 07:00 PT.

15 Jul '15, 04:25 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are more subdued thus far ahead of Yellen's congressional appearance (statement @ 05:30 PT,testimony @ 07:00 PT). The only 2 components exceeding 50% tracings of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges) are Copper (2.5640, 65%) and Oil (52.82, 53%); moreover, Copper is up the most (+0.9%) and Oil down the most (-1.0%). The 3rd broadest EDTR tracing is the Swiss (1.0567) at just 37%. The Euro's (1.1024) Market Rhythm Target remains at 1.0921, the daily MoneyFlow still to the SellSide. PPI and the NY Empire Index also come due @ 05:30 PT.

14 Jul '15, 04:27 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate with only the Bond (148^25) and EuroCurrencies in positive territory. Still, the Euro's (1.1038) daily MoneyFlow is leaning well to the SellSide (the present reading of 24.87 [scale 0-to-100] the lowest since 13 March); we thus maintain our Market Rhythm Target of 1.0921. The weakest components are Oil (51.31, -1.3%) and Silver (15.295, -1.2%). All 8 Markets are now in 21-day linreg downtrends (see Market Trends). At Market Magnets, the Spoo (2093.75) is extremely high above that measure. Econ Data begins in earnest through week's end.

13 Jul '15, 04:35 Pacific Time: Greece in giving up much sovereign control of itself (for €86bn) has furthered the selling in the Bond (148^18) such as to nix our Market Rhythm Target of 156^24), in turn giving a boost to the Spoo (2082.50) which is thus far the most volatile of the 8 BEGOS Markets in having traced 138% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Still, only the Spoo and Copper (2.5560) are in the black, the other 6 components being lower. The Euro (1.1078) is pressured such that its daily MoneyFlow remains on the SellSide as does the Target of 1.0921. Mind Earnings Season for Q2 and the Econ Baro.

10 Jul '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: Following yesterday's rebound fizzle, the Spoo (2067.25) is back up near the high of yesterday's trade as China again bounces, and turning 180° is Greece towards its creditors. This is a boost for the EuroCurrencies, the Euro (1.1207) itself +1.5%, but its daily MoneyFlow is still to the SellSide; the Bond's (150^05) daily Price Oscillator remains negative; however, both these markets' respective Market Rhythm Targets (1.0921 and 156^24) are under pressure as those studies for the present are not as firm. Save for the Bond, the 21-day trends are down for the other 7 BEGOS Markets.

09 Jul '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: The Bond (153^05) did confirm the positive cross of its daily Price Oscillator such as to give us a Market Rhythm Target of 156^24; the Euro's (1.1065) downside target of 1.0925 is still in play as the daily MoneyFlow remains to the SellSide. BEGOS Markets volatility is thus far moderate, the exception being Silver (15.310) which has traced 138% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). The Metals, Oil (52.92) and the Spoo (2059.75) are getting a rebound bid this morning (China bounced). Greece's last proposal gasp is due its lenders by 15:00 PT; again, the EU's "Grexit" decision is due Sun.

08 Jul '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: Volatility remains robust across the BEGOS Markets as reflected on our Market Ranges page of each component's EDTR ("expected daily trading range"); due is given next Sunday's (12 Jul) potential "Grexit" plus the ongoing downside turmoil in China's stock markets. The Bond's (153^23) daily Price Oscillator has provisionally crossed to positive: should it confirm, a Market Rhythm Target of 2^15 would be added to the opening price of the ensuing session. The Euro's (1.1024) daily MoneyFlow continues to the SellSide, targeting 1.0921. FOMC Minutes due at 11:00 PT.

07 Jul '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: The Euro (1.0977) has touched lower levels not seen in over a month, (the May low was 1.083); our Market Rhythm Target per the daily MoneyFlow is still 1.0921. After Oil's (52.66) fallout yesterday, the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing is the narrowest (43%) of the BEGOS Markets thus far. Copper's (2.4810) is the widest at 149%, the red metal also off the most (-2.1%) of the 8 components. The Bond (153^04) has returned to its highest level since 02 Jun and is up the most (+0.9%) in BEGOS. Trade Deficit due at 05:30 PT. Again, Q2 Earnings Season (see our link) has begun.

06 Jul '15, 04:27 Pacific Time: This Globex Monday session which began late Thursday is volatile given the Greeks' "no" vote and now their FinMin having resigned anyway. But the Spoo (2054.00) is well off its session low (2034.25) and Gold (1164.2) subdued after reaching up to 1174.4. Both Oil (53.98) and Copper (2.5285) are off by better than -4%. Getting the bid, of course, is the Bond (151^12, +1.4%). The Euro (1.1039) has traded as low as 1.0992, the daily MoneyFlow still to the SellSide and thus our Market Rhythm Target of 1.0921 remains in place. ISM Services @ 07:00 PT; Q2 Earnings Season begins.

03 Jul '15, 06:26 Pacific Time: Physical exchanges are closed today in the US, however the Monday GLOBEX session effectively opened late yesterday (Thu @ 15:00 PT), and there are some moves of note. The Bond (150^10) is up 0.7% with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing already of 63%, the most thus far of the 8 BEGOS Markets. The Euro (1.1108) is near "unch" and its daily MoneyFlow is still to the SellSide, the Market Rhythm Target of 1.0921 thus being maintained. Gold's weekly Parabolics flipped to Short as we'll see in tomorrow's Gold Update, which also will highlight the mid-year BEGOS Standings.

02 Jul '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: StateSide, this is our final trading day of the week, highlighted by payrolls data due at 05:30 PT and Factory Orders at 07:00 PT, after which we'll update the Econ Baro and most traders will "leave the building". BEGOS Markets markets volatility is thus subdued, the only component with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing greater than 50% being Gold's (1161.2) at 64%; 'tis also the weakest of the bunch -0.6%, whilst Oil (57.20) is the firmest +0.6%, but its daily Parabolics have gone negative. The Euro's (1.1086) daily MoneyFlow remains to the SellSide, Market Rhythm Target = 1.0921.

01 Jul '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are flat to lower this morning, the 1 exception being the Spoo (2070.00) which +0.7% is "due" for a rally day given that 7 of its last 8 trading days have seen the low come after the high; the Spoo is also the the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing winner at 114%, the Bond (149^12, -0.7%) tracing the 2nd most at 75%. The daily MoneyFlow on the Euro (1.1118) is still to the SellSide and thus the Market Rhythm Target of 1.0921 remains intact. Greece events remain indeterminably "noisy". ADP payrolls due @ 05:15 PT followed by ISM & Construction data @ 07:00 PT.

30 Jun '15, 04:27 Pacific Time: Correcting Semantics: missing today's payment due the IMF puts Greece in "arrears"; missing the 20 July payment due the ECB would be "default". The Euro's (1.1190) daily MoneyFlow confirmed going negative per Friday's settle: the Market Rhythm Target is 1.0921. Of the 8 BEGOS Markets, just 2 are higher: Oil (58.69. +0.7%) and the Spoo (2059.75, +0.5%); Copper (2.6040) is the weakest at -1.1%. But both Oil's daily Price Oscillator and the Spoo's daily MoneyFlow have provisionally crossed to negative. Due: Chicago PMI (06:45 PT) & Consumer Confidence (07:00 PT).

29 Jun '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: Given Greece's expected default tomorrow, the BEGOS Markets opened Sunday (15:00 PT) with significant gaps in predictable directions, the strongest being the Bond (150^20, +1.9%). The Precious Metals are expectedly higher as well and the EuroCurrencies lower. Off the most is Oil (58.09, -2.6%), whilst the Spoo's (2071.25, -1.2%) opening trade of 2064.00 was 31.50 points below Friday's 2095.50 settle. Copper's (2.6235, -0.7%) 12-hr. MACD is still positive but with the Market Rhythm Target reduced to 2.6555 (in effect already reached) in accounting for the Jul-Sep cac rollover.

26 Jun '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: Silver (Sep 15.825) was hit just at midnight (00:00 PT) by a hard bout of selling, driving price to as low as 15.480, before more than recovering in full withing 1/2 hour's time: 'twas enough to have caused an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing thus far of 137%, whereas that for the other 7 BEGOS Markets is only light-to-moderate. 4 components are up and 4 are down, none presently with any material net change: the Swiss is the firmest (1.0756, +0.5%) and Oil the weakest (59.49, -0.3%). Unresolved Greek talks move to a Sat/Sun session as default looms on Tue, (30 Jun).

25 Jun '15, 04:23 Pacific Time: Gold's (1173.7) Market Rhythm Target of 1213.8 has been nixed as the daily MACD confirms turning negative, (the downside target becomes 1162.1, but we shan't chase it). Volume for the other 2 BEGOS Metals - Silver (15.775) and Copper (2.6085) - is moving from the Jul cac into that for Sep; Copper's 12-hr. MACD remains positive, its Target of 2.6610 (Sep) intact. Save for the Spoo (2109.25), the other 7 BEGOS Markets are in the red. The most volatile is the Swiss (1.0655) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 81%. Personal Income/Spending/PCE Inflation due at 05:30 PT.

24 Jun '15, 04:27 Pacific Time: With the exception of a rather narrow trading range for the Bond (149^03, EDTR [see Market Ranges] tracing of 37%), volatility for the balance of the BEGOS Markets is thus far moderate; 'tis as if the Bond is poised for more info on Greece, optimism there again waning. Gold (1177.0) this session has made a 3rd lower daily low, the MACD only just still positive: were it to confirm negative (at close), the Market Rhythm Target of 1213.8 would be nixed. Copper's (Sep 2.6215) 12-hr. MACD has crossed to positive for a Market Rhythm Target of 2.6610. Final Q1 GDP at 05:30 PT.

23 Jun '15, 04:28 Pacific Time: 6 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are lower, the exceptions being the Spoo (2117.00, +0.2%) and Copper (2.5950, +0.9%), the latter also tied with the Swiss (1.0755, -1.2%) for the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 110%; the Spoo's tracing is the most docile at just 31%. Gold's (1182.4) decline yesterday was not sufficient so as to change the daily MACD to negative: thus the Market Rhythm Target remains 1213.8; at our Market Magnets page, Gold had reached an area above its magnet to warrant some snap back. Durable Orders @ 5:30 PT/New Home Sales @ 07:00 PT.

22 Jun '15, 04:25 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is wider than is the norm for a Monday, running at a fairly moderate pace across the component's spectrum with Greece's financial state in the balance. Optimism is reflected in the Spoo (2113.50) gapping up 8.75 points from Friday's close to the 1st trade on Sunday (15:00 PT), and now is +15.50 (0.8%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 72%. Not surprisingly, the 3 BEGOS metals and the Bond (150^20, -0.9%) are lower. Oil (60.42) is our best upside market at +1.2%. The current Gold Update edition points to Gold's (1193.00) positive "stirring".

19 Jun '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: Gold's (1201.9) daily MACD indeed confirmed a positive cross: our Market Rhythm Target is 1213.8. Oil's (59.57) volume is moving into the Aug cac (59.95) as next Wed (24 Jun) is 1st notice for Jul delivery. BEGOS Markets Volatility appears "messy" thus far, running from light for Gold with just a 31% tracing of tits EDTR (see Market Ranges) to a robust 123% tracing for Copper (2.5745), which with Oil represents the downside of the components (respectively off -1.2% and -1.6%), whilst the upside leader is the Bond (150^28), +0.5%. No scheduled Econ Data due for today.

18 Jun '15, 04:29 Pacific Time: With the Dollar (93.865) breaking down a bit to its lowest level since 18 May, all 8 BEGOS Markets are in the black, led by Oil (60.68, +1.5%) with an EDTR tracing (see Market Ranges) of 97%, and Gold (1197.7, +1.1%) tracing the most of the components at 117%. The Euro (1.1422) is the most docile EDTR tracer at 61%. Per the prior two comments, Gold's daily MACD is again provisionally poised to confirm a positive cross by session's close, from which we'd seek 12 points higher still from the next session's first trade. A bevy of incoming Econ Data is due at 05:30 PT and 07:00 PT.

17 Jun '15, 04:26 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are mixed as is their volatility thus far. Up the most is Oil (61.14, +1.9%), also sporting the widest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 86%. The Bond (151^13) Silver (15.950) and Gold (1178.6) are the weaker components, all -0.2%, and Gold having the narrowest EDTR tracing of just 32%; Gold did not confirm the provisional positive crossing in its daily MACD that we'd seen yesterday, however the "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are presently nudged up again for the 3rd consecutive day. FOMC Policy Decision due at 11:00 PT; press conference at 11:30 PT.

16 Jun '15, 04:22 Pacific Time: Volatility is moderate across the BEGOS Markets spectrum a day ahead of the FOMC Policy Decision. Only the Bond (151^16) and Oil (59.83) are to the upside. Copper (2.6270) is the weakest component, -0.8%, and has the widest tracing of the EDTRs (see Market Ranges) at 79%. At Market Trends, Gold's "Baby Blues" are turning back up, and the daily MACD provisionally is making a positive cross: were that signal to be confirmed at today's settle, we'd set a Market Rhythm Target for a further 12 points higher from the next session's open. Housing Starts/Permits @ 05:30 PT.

15 Jun '15, 04:26 Pacific Time: The current edition of The Gold Update emphasizes Gold's (1175.6) having gone aloof to all the financial turbulence around it such as to be compressing the trading range. But this morning, second only to Copper's (2.6340) EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 111%, Gold has already traced 107% of its own EDTR. Of concern are the negative states of the "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) for both Gold and Silver (15.885), however in real-time this session, they may be hitting bottom. The Spoo (2074.50) gapped lower at Sunday's open and is -0.5%. Empire Index @ 05:30 PT.

12 Jun '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: With Monday being 1st position for the EuroCurrencies, cac volume is moving from Jun into Sep; leading the BEGOS Markets volatility thus far is the Euro (1.1187) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 73%; at the narrow end of market movement is the Spoo (2095.00) with just a 39% tracing ahead of the PPI due at 05:30 PT. The Bond (150^15) is quietly higher following its largest up day since (+2^22) since 31 Oct 2011 as resolving Greece's debt dilemma turns doubtful. Silver's (15.895) "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) are at their lowest level since last 06 Oct.

11 Jun '15, 04:31 Pacific Time: 7 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are presently in the red, the sole exception being the Bond (147^25) which is higher by a mere ^01 pip. Copper (2.6920) is off the most at -1.9% and has far and away the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 153%. 2nd in tracings is Gold (1178.8, -0.5%) at 70%. We've some Market Rhythm Targets warranting caution, one being Oil's (cur 60.52, tar 62.14) daily Parabolics confirming positive, but price follow-throughs have been weak. The Spoo (Jun 2105.75, Sep 2098.00) rolls into Sep today, (Fair Value = -8.77). Retail Sales @ 05:30 PT.

10 Jun '15, 04:31 Pacific Time: Oil (61.52) and the 3 BEGOS Metals are the hot markets thus far: Oil is up the most at +1.7% and Copper (2.7550) at +1.5% has the widest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 139%. Silver (16.100) is +1.2% with a 79% tracing, and Gold (1185.7) is +0.8% with a 110% tracing. Markets mildly in the red are both the Bond (148^02, -0.4%) and Euro (1.1266, -0.2%); still for the latter, its daily MoneyFlow study and "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are presently notched higher. Today is the last full session with the Jun Spoo (2087.00) as the "front month". Tomorrow rolls into Sep.

09 Jun '15, 04:35 Pacific Time: With volatility running moderate across the BEGOS Markets, the firmest of the bunch is Oil (59.32, +1.8%), followed by the Precious Metals: Silver (16.075, +0.9%) and Gold (1181.2, +0.7%). Leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings is the Spoo (2076.25) at 81%; equities and the EuroCurrencies are lower. That said, the Baby Blues (see Market Trends) for both the Euro (1.1275) and Swiss (1.0776) are turning higher within their still negative 21-day linreg trends; indeed the Euro's daily MoneyFlow study is pointing to 1.1400; (cac volume rolls to Sep later this week).

08 Jun '15, 04:29 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is light-to-moderate and the components are mixed: 4 are down and 4 are up, the latter being the Bond (149^29), EuroCurrencies and Gold (1174.3). The biggest changer is Copper (2.6860, -0.6%), which gets notable mention in the current edition of The Gold Update as being off 41% over the past 4 years, yet the stock market has nonetheless climbed throughout. Oil's (58.68) daily Parabolic has confirmed flipping to Short without reaching its LongSide target. The week's load of incoming Econ Data is light until Thu (Retail Sales) and Fri (PPI & Sentiment).

05 Jun '15, 04:29 Pacific Time: Oil (57.83) is lower again, threatening the still Long stance of its daily Parabolics; the rising flip price for today is 57.16, well-within range given Oil's EDTR (see Market Ranges) being 1.87 points. Volatility is moderate at best across the BEGOS Markets, the weakest of which is the Bond (150^20, -0.4%). Silver (16.105) is the firmest component, +0.2%, albeit with the narrowest EDTR tracing thus far at just 27%. Per Market Trends, 7 of the 8 markets are in negative 21-day linreg trends, the only one just barely positive being the Spoo (2097.75). May Payrolls data due at 05:30 PT.

04 Jun '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: Oil's (59.62) daily Parabolics remain to the LongSide and thus our Market Rhythm Target of 61.79 is still firm; the rising level to nullify the signal is presently 56.98. Volatility is moderate-to-robust for the BEGOS Markets, 6 of the 8 components being down: the EuroCurrencies are the exceptions, the Euro (1.1348) itself +0.6% and the Swiss (1.0759) +0.4%. Both Copper (2.6990) and the Euro are leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 104% and 102% respectively; the Precious Metals are subdued within BEGOS and trading mildly lower. Q1 Productivity update at 05:30 PT.

03 Jun '15, 04:28 Pacific Time: The Swiss (1.0684) hit its Market Rhythm Target of 1.0708); Oil's (59.94) Target of 61.79 is still open, albeit price is lower this morning as are those for 7 of the 8 BEGOS Markets: only the Spoo (2113.50) is up. Gold's (1190.3) 8-hr. Parabolics are provisionally swinging to negative which, if confirmed at 08:00 PT, would suggest a move down of at least 12 points (we shan't chase it); per Market Profiles, 1189 remains Gold's dominant apex; per Market Trends, Gold's "Baby Blues" are at 0%, meaning the 21-day LinReg trend has turned trendless. ADP data due @ 05:15 PT.

02 Jun '15, 04:30 Pacific Time: The Euro (1.1037) hit its Market Rhythm Target of 1.1024; that for the Swiss (cur 1.0646, tar 1.0708) remains in play, as does the one for Oil (cur 61.01, tar 61.79); Oil's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are just hooking higher rather than continuing their descent. Volatility is thus far more robust than at this time yesterday, the laggard being Silver (16.735) with an EDTR tracing of just 35%); tracing the most of its EDTR is the Spoo (2102.50) at 106%. As noted at the Market Rhythms Page we've adjusted the MoneyFlow study's triggering metric. Factory Orders due at 07:00 PT.

01 Jun '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: June begins, this week carrying a heavy Econ Data calendar culminating with payrolls data on Friday. With the exception of the Spoo (2108.50), the 7 other BEGOS Markets are lower, Oil (59.60) being the weakest at -1.0%; still, Oil's daily Parabolics have confirmed a swing to Long, the Market Rhythm Target being 61.79. Other targets remain intact for the Euro (cur 1.0918, tar 1.1024) and Swiss (cur 1.0575, tar 1.0708). Gold (1185.9) has the broadest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing thus far at 99%: the current edition of The Gold Update makes the mathematical case for 1400 this year.

29 May '15, 04:28 Pacific Time: The Euro's (1.0973) Market Rhythm Target of 1.1024 remains in play basis the positive 6-hr. MACD; as anticipated the Swiss' (1.0623) 12-hr. Parabolic did confirm as positive (yesterday at 12:00 PT at 1.0612), the Target there being 1.0708. With the exception of the Spoo's (2118.75) EDTR tracing (see Market Ranges) of thus far of 60% and that for Copper (2.7655) of 52%, volatility is light amongst the balance of the BEGOS Markets ahead of what is supposed to be a lower revision to Q1 GDP at 05:30 PT. The Chi PMI is then due at 06:45 PT and UofM Sentiment at 06:55 PT.

28 May '15, 04:28 Pacific Time: A day ahead of Q1's GDP revision, volatility is again light-to-moderate across the BEGOS Markets; presently, all 8 components are essentially either side of "unch". At 18:00 PT yesterday, the Euro's (1.0891) 6-hr. MACD confirmed a positive crossing for which our Market Rhythm Target is 1.1024; the Swiss' (1.0536) 12-hr. Parabolic may confirm going positive by week's end. As noted, today is the last day to undo positions in the Jun Bond (156^16) and Jun Gold (1185.4) as 1st notice for the products' delivery is tomorrow (29 May). Slowing Pending Home Sales are due @ 07:00 PT.

27 May '15, 04:19 Pacific Time: Gold (1185.5) reached its Market Rhythm Target of 1184.0. The 3 BEGOS Markets metals are all mildly lower as is the Bond (155^21), with volatility running light-to-moderate across all 8 BEGOS components. Look for volume on the both the Bond and Gold to begin moving respectively into the Sep and Aug contracts as 1st notice for both markets is Friday (29 May). Again, at Market Trends, mind the "Baby Blues" as only those for the Bond, and now just barely for the Spoo (2107.00), are rising, the blue dots of the other 6 Markets falling. Econ Data calendar light today.

26 May '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: This "double-day" session that began Sunday (PT) now has Gold (1195.3) as the leader in EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 101%; Gold's 6-hr. Parabolic has confirmed as Short from 1196.0 with a Market Rhythm Target of 1184.0. Ironically, the narrowest tracing, 55%, is that of the Bond (154^28) which is the only BEGOS Market of the 8 that is higher (+0.5%).The weakest component is Silver (16.810, -1.7%), its daily MACD just short of a negative cross. At Market Trends, only 2 components with rising "Baby Blues" are the Bond and Spoo (2120.75).

25 May '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: StateSide and London bourses are closed today, but the BEGOS Markets are electronically open (Tuesday settles). Up the most is Copper (2.8200, + 1.0%), the red metal leading as well in the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 82%. Oil (59.24) is the weakest component, -1.3% with an EDTR tracing that ranks 2nd at 54%. Per the prior comment, neither the 6-hr. charts for the Euro (1.0981, MACD) nor Gold (1203.2, Parabolics) confirmed turning positive. Silver's (17.025) daily MACD may go negative this week, the "Baby Blues" now dropping (see The Gold Update).

22 May '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: The EuroCurrencies and Precious Metals are the session's BEGOS Markets upside leaders ahead of the long weekend, with the Swiss (1.0733) tracing the most of the EDTRs (see Market Ranges) at 79%. The Bond's (154^21) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) have begun curling up from the floor, suggesting higher prices near-term: at Market Profiles, the Bond has moved above notably support apices at 154^10 and 152^20. Our 6-hr. charts show both the Euro's (1.1178) MACD near to confirming a shift to positive as well as do Gold's (1210.8) Parabolics. CPI due at 05:30 PT.

21 May '15, 04:28 Pacific Time: Again we've light-to-moderate volatility thus far across the BEGOS Markets; leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings is the Euro (1.1162) at 72%; the narrowest at just 30% is the Spoo (2119.00), which is the only component of the 8 that is presently in the red. Our strongest market, +1.6%, is Oil (59.72), however its "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are accelerating lower as are those for Copper (2.8420), the Euro and the Swiss (1.0734). Amongst the Econ Data rush due at 07:00 are April's Leading Indicators: given the state of our Econ Baro, they may be in for a miss.

20 May '15, 04:27 Pacific Time: Oil (58.51) achieved its 58.34 Market Rhythm Target; there are 33 best performing Market Rhythms currently listed at that page, a larger than average list due to an increase in recent BEGOS Markets volatility, which in the present session is running only light-to-moderate with the FOMC's April meeting Minutes in the balance (11:00 PT). At the Market Trends pages, the "Baby Blues" are breaking down more so for Oil, as well as for Copper (2.8285) and as previously noted for the Euro (1.1107) and Swiss (1.0664). Our Market Values page has the Bond (152^18) still quite excessively low.

19 May '15, 04:23 Pacific Time: Volatility is notably robust in 4 of the 8 BEGOS Markets: with their prices, changes and EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings they are Copper (2.8605, -1.7%, 130%), the Euro (1.1207, -1.0%, 117%), Silver (17.470, -1.3%, 95%) and the Swiss (1.0754, -0.5%, 93%); given partial credit thereto is a pickup for the pace of EuroZone QE, and UK deflation. Our 11 May comment on the EuroCurrencies "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) kinking lower is seeing them now starting to more materially crack. Oil's (Jul 59.80) Market Rhythm Target of 58.34 is still in play. Housing data @ 05:30 PT.

18 May '15, 04:37 Pacific Time: Volume in Jun Oil (60.27) is moving into Jul (61.04) such that the Market Rhythm Target (per Oil's negative Daily Parabolics) becomes 58.34 (basis Jul); 1st Notice for Jun is this Thursday (21 May). Volatility is starting the week at a moderate pace across the BEGOS Markets, the mild exception being the Bond (155^01) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of just 36%. The Precious Metals are higher, Gold's (1226.6) new weekly Parabolic Long trend as detailed in the current edition of The Gold Update. Q1 Earnings Season ends with the weakest improvement since Q3 of 2009.

15 May '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: Volatility is fairly moderate across the BEGOS Markets, the laggards in EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings being the Spoo (2120.25) at 30% and Oil (59.70) at just 26%; the latter's Market Rhythm Target of 57.52 per the negative daily Parabolics remains intact. At Market Trends, Oil's "Baby Blues" have slipped in real-time this morning to their lowest level (+81%) since 13 April, suggesting the 21-day uptrend's consistency is close to cracking. The Bond (154^00) is the upside leader (+0.5%) and the Swiss (1.0861) the weakest at -1.1%. NY Empire Index comes due at 05:30 PT.

14 May '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: The Euro (1.1434) has nixed its downside Market Rhythm Target of 1.1037, the daily Parabolic provisionally reversing to positive this session. Oil's (60.43) daily Parabolic still remains short and targeting 57.52. Keep an eye on our Market Trends page for potential breakdowns in the "Baby Blues" for the Euro, Swiss (1.1001), Oil, and Copper (2.9245). At our Market Values page, the Bond (152^09) appears excessively oversold. Gold's (1218.3) weekly Parabolic has provisionally flipped to positive as we'll see in the 16 May Gold Update. Incoming Econ Data is abundant these next two days.

13 May '15, 04:37 Pacific Time: In addition to yesterday's mention for the Euro's (1.1236) Market Rhythm Target of 1.1037, we've added one for Oil (cur 61.25, tar 57.53) based on its daily Parabolics having actually confirmed as negative late last week when price was lower at 59.02; the upside risk for such position is presently 62.06, (all basis the May cac for which 1st Notice is 21 May). BEGOS Markets' volatility has backed off today, the only Market exceeding a 50% EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing being Silver (16.755) at 76% and up the most of BEGOS at +1.5%. Retail Sales & Ex/Im Pricing at 05:30 PT.

12 May '15, 04:31 Pacific Time: Practically a mirror image from this time yesterday: 6 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are in the black, (save for the Bond [151^30, -0.7%] and the Spoo [2083.75, also -0.7%]), with volatility robust across the spectrum. Oil (60.29) has the narrowest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 76% and the Swiss (1.0831) the widest at 117%. The Euro (1.1245) did confirm a negative flip on its daily Parabolics such as to give us a Market Rhythm Target of 1.1037. All three metals are up by better than 0.7%. Econ Data is light today, but it becomes more plentiful into the balance of the week.

11 May '15, 04:35 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are starting the week with mostly light volatility, albeit all 8 are mildly in the red. The widest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing is that by the Bond (155^16) at 62%; least volatile is the Spoo (2107.75) with just a 22% EDTR tracing; there is no scheduled Econ Baro data. The Baby Blues (see Market Trends) are a kink down in real-time this morning for the EuroCurrencies, meaning their upside consistency is beginning to weaken: the Euro's (1.1149) daily Parabolics would confirm going negative today should 1.1136 trade. 3rd PBOC rate cut in 6 months.

08 May '15, 04:37 Pacific Time: Save for the 2 EuroCurrencies the other 6 BEGOS Markets are up, with volatility running light-to-moderate ahead of the Apr Payrolls Data due at 05:30 PT. We're keen on Copper's (2.9190) 12-hr. MACD provisionally crossing to negative: were that to be confirmed at 12:00 PT, a Market Rhythm Target of 0.0440 ($1,100/cac) lower would be established. Other studies nearing negativity are the Euro's (1.1227) daily Parabolics and Oil's (59.37) 8-hr. Price Oscillator. Look to our Market Rhythms page for those studies that have been profitably running. Wholesale Invs. @ 07:00 PT.

07 May '15, 04:38 Pacific Time: Market Rhythm Target for Silver (16.305, tar 16.850) looks to fail (come 08:00 PT) per the 4-hr. Price Oscillator having provisionally gone negative. Moreover, Silver's 12-hr. Parabolic is poised to flip to negative come 12:00 PT. Of the 8 BEGOS Markets, only the Bond (154^23) and Swiss (1.1001) are higher and volatility is solidly moderate, being led by both the Bond and the Spoo (2066.00) at 92% EDTR tracings (see Market Ranges). The Spoo would presently put the S&P down to 2072 at its open; a 10% correction for the S&P would arrive at 1913.33 (or 1905.92 on a closing basis).

06 May '15, 04:35 Pacific Time: Silver's (16.420) Market Rhythm Target for 16.850 remains intact per the positive stance of the 4-hr. Price Oscillator. As anticipated, Oil's (61.77) 4-hr. Parabolic did flip to Long, price continuing to push higher into the 60s, +1.8% on the session and tracing its EDTR (see Market Ranges) the most of the BEGOS Markets at 77%. Those 8 markets are thus far split with 4 up and 4 down, all sporting moderate volatility. Gold's (1189.8) daily Parabolic (1202.3) is now in its 17th day of being Short: the difference is 13 points and Gold's EDTR is 17 points. ADP jobs due at 05:15 PT.

05 May '15, 04:42 Pacific Time: The 6-hr. Price Oscillator on the Spoo (2105.50) did turn positive and thus nixed our 2069.75 Market Rhythm Target. We've two newer targets, both on the 4-hr. series for Silver's (16.530) Price Oscillator (Long tar 16.850) and wrongly for Oil's (59.61) Parabolics (Short tar 57.23), the latter likely not to pan out as Oil is up the most (+1.2%) thus far in BEGOS and looks to confirm a flip to Long come 08:00 PT; 'twould be Oil's 1st foray into the 60 handle since mid-December. Ex-the Spoo, all 7 other BEGOS Markets are up. Trade Balance @ 05:30 PT & ISM Services @ 07:00 PT.

04 May '15, 04:29 Pacific Time: The Spoo's (2107.00) 6-hr. Price Oscillator remains negative, however less so with Friday buying carrying over into the new week. Volatility is fairly moderate across the BEGOS Markets, the Euro (1.1142) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings so far at 71%; least rangy is the Bond (157^18) with a 38% tracing. Silver (16.315) is up the most at +1.2%, whilst Copper (2.9130) is down the most at -0.7%; the red metal has had a good 2-week run but there are early indications of its 8-hr. Parabolic getting flipped to Short in the next day or two. Factory Orders come due at 07:00 PT.

01 May '15, 04:42 Pacific Time: Silver's (16.160) 8-hr. Parabolic Long signal flipped at a $2,300/cac loss to Short in yesterday's precocious metals' plunge, the good news for the Bull there being the noted current price being well up off the fallout's low of 15.815. The Spoo's (2087.00) 6-hr. Price Oscillator did confirm going negative, the Market Rhythm Target being 2069.75. Volatility is lighter thus far today as Euro-bourses are closed for their 01 May holiday; the most volatile BEGOS component is the Bond (158^24), having traced 60% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). 3 items of Econ Data due at 07:00 PT.

30 Apr '15, 04:24 Pacific Time: The Market Rhythm Target for the Swiss (1.0701, tar 1.0616) has been met. The Target for Silver (16.565, tar 16.795) is still active as the 8-hr. Parabolic remains Long. The session's volatility in the BEGOS Markets is more robust today: the Euro (1.1190) is leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 128%, with Copper (2.8340) running 2nd at 91% and up the most at +1.4%; Gold (1201.4) is the most docile of the 8 components with a 49% EDTR tracing. The Spoo's (2095.00) 6-hr. Price Oscillator may confirm as negative at 06:00 PT, but Econ Data is first due at 05:30.

29 Apr '15, 04:43 Pacific Time: Save for the EuroCurrencies, the remaining 6 BEGOS Markets are all presently lower ahead of Q1 GDP (05:30 PT) and the FOMC (11:00 PT). Gold (1207.7) has hit its Market Rhythm Target of 1213.6; the level to flip the weekly parabolic trend to Long is 1216.8. Targets for both Silver (16.470, tar 16.795) and the Swiss (1.0509, tar 1.0616) remain intact. Volatility is light-to-moderate, the Bond (160^07), Silver and Copper (2.7720) with EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings all leading at 50%. At Market Magnets, the Euro (1.1002) appears to becoming stretched to the upside.

28 Apr '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: Another light-to-moderate volatility session thus far with no one BEGOS component excessively one way or the other. Up the most is the Euro (1.0946, +0.4%) and down the most is Copper (Jul 2.7770, -0.4%) which has reached its Market Rhythm Target of 2.7860. The Swiss (1.0469) 12-hr. Parabolics remain Long with the 1.0616 Target, and we've added for Gold (1203.2) per its 8-hr. MACD Long stance a Target of 1213.6, plus for Silver (Jul 16.390) per its 8-hr. Parabolics a Target of 16.795. Mind Q1 Earnings Season as Estimates trump Improvements. Confidence: 07:00 PT.

27 Apr '15, 04:31 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Market are split to start the week, with 4 up and 4 down. The ups are the 3 metals and the Spoo (2116.25); the downs are the 2 EuroCurrencies, the Bond (168^18) and Oil (57.06); volatility is light-to-moderate. Volume in the May contracts for both Silver (15.795) and Copper (2.7560) is shifting into July; the red metal did confirm the aforementioned flip to Long per its 8-hr. Parabolics, the Market Rhythm Target being 2.7860 (Jul cac). The Swiss (1.0482) confirmed its flip to Long on the 12-hr. Parabolics, the Target there being 1.0616. FOMC Statement Wed.

24 Apr '15, 04:39 Pacific Time: Coming into week's end we've a couple of provisional Market Rhythm signals: 1) Copper's (2.7280) 8-hr. Parabolic would confirm flipping Long at 08:00 PT, and 2) the Swiss' (1.0492) 12-hr. Parabolic looks to confirm a flip to Long come 12:00 PT. If confirmed, the Targets would be higher by 0.0400 ($1,000/Copper cac) and 0.280 ($1,400/Silver cac) from the opening price of their respective ensuing periods. With metals in mind, Gold (1186.4) has yet to materially succumb to recent negative signals in both the daily Parabolics and daily MACD. The Euro (1.0835) is leading volatility so far.

23 Apr '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: Volatility is a bit lighter so far across the BEGOS Markets. The Swiss (1.0368) hit its Market Rhythm Target of 1.0364; the currency is leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 74%. Gold's (1189.4) popularly-watched daily MACD confirmed at close a negative crossing, provisionally partial cause for yet another move sub-1200; a glance at our Market Rhythms page suggests the follow-though for this study is $4,000/cac (40 points), which from the session's opening price of 1186.9 would bring 1146.9 in due course, (not a trade we'd take). New Home Sales @ 07:00 PT.

22 Apr '15, 04:37 Pacific Time: Again the Spoo (2086.75) is the BEGOS Markets volatility leader, having thus far traced 90% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges), the EuroCurrencies ranking 2nd, but well-behind (50%-60%); per yesterday's comment, the Swiss (1.0486) did not confirm a 4-hr. MoneyFlow Sell signal, but an 8-hr. Parabolic flip to Short has since been confirmed with a Market Rhythm Target of 1.0364 (a gain of $1,525/cac from the present price). At our Market Trends page, Silver's (16.015) "Baby Blues" have dropped below -80%, confirming the down 21-day LinReg trend. Existing Home Sales @ 07:00 PT.

21 Apr '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: The Spoo (2099.75) is leading the BEGOS Markets volatility with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 78%; least volatile are both the Bond (164^11) and Oil (57.46), both with EDTR tracings of just 35%, but the latter down the most in BEGOS at -0.8%. Silver (16.050) is up the most at +0.7%. The Swiss (1.0451) is approaching a 4-hr. MoneyFlow Sell signal, which if confirmed would have a Market Rhythm Target of 0.0120 points ($1,500/cac) lower from the opening of its then next 4-hr. opening period price; such Rhythm is currently listed on our Market Rhythms page.

20 Apr '15, 04:27 Pacific Time: 7 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are in the red, with Copper (2.7465), Oil (56.84), and Silver (16.035) all off better than -1.0%. Only the Spoo (2086.50) is higher (+0.5%). Volatility is moderate across the board, with Copper leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 138%; 2nd is Silver at 88%. Gold (1197.3) continues to hover either side of 1200 as graphically depicted in the current Gold Update; the yellow metal has to date boffed the daily Parabolics Short signal (see our 15 Apr comment). Thus far for Q1 Earnings, 63% have beaten estimates, but only 56% have improved.

17 Apr '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: The Spoo (2088.00) is -0.6%, which is the most thus far amongst the BEGOS Markets, along with the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at 100%; to the extent this is an effect of the Bloomy terminals outage, the Spoo's 6-hr. Price Oscillator may turn/confirm having gone negative by session's end or early in the new week; per the current Market Rhythms listing, an expected $2,000/cac further downside follow-through (40 points) would be the expectation upon confirmation. Volatility is otherwise moderate across the BEGOS bunch. CPI @ 05:30 PT, LEI & UofM Sent @ 07:00 PT.

16 Apr '15, 04:38 Pacific Time: Copper (2.7690) is firmer this morning (+1.7%) such as to provisionally flip the 8-hr. Parabolics to Long and thus nix the 2.6640 Market Rhythm Target, (the entry point for the position having been 2.7160 on 06 April). Moreover, save for the Spoo (2090.00) and Oil (55.53), the balance of the BEGOS Markets are up with volatility thus far running at quite a moderate pace. Still, Oil is the most consistent upside BEGOS component of the last 21 days per the "Baby Blues" at our Market Trends page. Per yesterday's resiliency comment, Gold (1207.8) has yet again recovered from the 1100s.

15 Apr '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: Gold's (1191.2) daily Parabolics, as expected, have confirmed flipping to Short: 'tis not a position we would take, however the Market Rhythm Target is 1166.2; as a note of caution, Gold has been quite resilient upon its many crossings of the 1200 handle. Copper's (2.6885) Target of 2.6640 still has yet to get touched, but the 8-hr. Parabolics remain negative. BEGOS Markets volatility is a bit more subdued this session, the Euro (1.0600) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 64%; least so is the Bond (164^08) with a 30% EDTR tracing. NY Empire Index @ 05:30 PT.

14 Apr '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: Copper (2.6855) is gliding lower into levels last seen on 20 March, the Market Rhythm Target of 2.6640 almost within reach given the present EDTR (see Market Ranges) of 0.0665 points. Per yesterday's comment, Gold's (1186.9) daily Parabolics look to confirm as having flipped to Short by day's end, which per our Market Rhythms page would suggest 26 points ($2,600/cac) lower still from the ensuing session's opening price, (not a trade we favour); Gold is the most volatile of the BEGOS Markets thus far with an EDTR tracing of 102%. Retail Sales and the PPI are due at 05:30 PT.

13 Apr '15, 04:27 Pacific Time: Volatility is moderate across the BEGOS Markets Spectrum, with Gold (1199.5) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 77%; the current Gold Update depicts the weekly parabolic trend as being in range for a flip from Short to Long; but the daily Parabolic trend may first flip Short should 1192.8 trade (today), and Gold's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) have kinked lower. 7 of the 8 BEGOS components are down, the exception being Oil (52.38) +1.1%. Copper's (2.7335) 8-hr. Parabolics remain to the ShortSide, still targeting 2.6640. Heavy Econ Calendar this week.

10 Apr '15, 04:30 Pacific Time: The Spoo's (2088.50) 12-hr.MoneyFlow is poised for a Long Signal come 12:00 PT suggestive of 20 points higher still; we'd avoid it, as did we Gold's (1203.4) 12-hr. MACD going negative as noted yesterday. Copper's (2.7540) Market Rhythm Target of 2.6640 remains intact, basis the 8-hr. Parabolics. Silver (16.505) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 100% is the most volatile BEGOS Market so far; 'tis almost up the most at +2.2%. The Bond (163^09) is the least volatile, the EDTR tracing at just 20%. The EuroCurrencies' weakening continues. Ex/Im pricing due at 05:30 PT.

09 Apr '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: Gold's (1198.9) Market Rhythm Target of 1229.8 was nixed overnight as the 12-hr. MACD confirmed turning negative; we shan't chase such Short, but the Target would be 1183.9. Per yesterday, Silver's (16.315) 8-hr. Parabolics did confirm flipping to negative, the Target there of 16.200 having already been touched. The same study for Copper (2.7440) is maintaining the 2.6640 Target. Volatility is more robust this morning: Silver is leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings thus far at 74% and is the weakest BEGOS Market at -1.2%; Wholesale Inventories due at 07:00 PT.

08 Apr '15, 04:38 Pacific Time: Another light-to-moderately volatile session thus far, the most sweeping BEGOS Market being the Swiss (1.0431) which +0.5% has traced 52% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Market Rhythm Targets remain in place for both Gold (cur 1210.0, tar 1229.8) and Copper (cur 2.7495, tar 2.6640). Silver's (16.835) 8-hr. Parabolics would trigger a Short signal were price to break below 16.790, a level well-within today's EDTR; also, Silver's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) have, in real-time, kinked lower this morning. The FOMC's 18 March meeting minutes are due for release at 11:00 PT.

07 Apr '15, 04:46 Pacific Time: Gold (1211.8) per the 12-hr. MACD is maintaining its Market Rhythm Target of 1229.8. Yesterday, Copper's (2.7445) 8-hr. Parabolics triggered a Short signal, the Target there being 2.6640. Volatility is light-to-moderate across the BEGOS Markets spectrum, with a minimal amount of incoming Econ Data due until Feb Consumer Credit (12:00 PT). The EuroCurrencies are weaker and leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings; the least volatile BEGOS component is the Bond (164^02), +.01% with a 24% tracing. Q1 Earnings Season has begun; watch it evolve per our menu link.

06 Apr '15, 04:40 Pacific Time: Thanks to any and all of you who patiently endured the website's being "propagated" over the weekend; the re-hosting is a success. Gold (1219.7) is responding as expected to the weak Mar payrolls data as critiqued in the current edition of The Gold Update, also which displays Silver (17.150) as the percentage leader of the 8 BEGOS Market year-to-date. At midnight PT, Oil's (50.40) 12-hour Parabolics flipped to Long to nix our Market Rhythm Target (45.70) but we shan't chase it higher. Gold's Target remains 1229.8, the session's high being 1223.5. ISM Services due at 07:00 PT.

03 Apr '15, 04:52 Pacific Time: Major global physical bourses are closed today with only limited electronic trading hours. The Economic Barometer has just been updated to account for the Mar Payrolls data, which well-missed expectations. NOTE: the website is being re-hosted this weekend such that there will be a multi-hour outage whilst the domain name gets "propagated" throughout the world-wide web. Apologies in advance should you encounter the "down-time"; we fully expect tomorrow's (Saturday's) weekly edition of The Gold Update to be uploaded as usual at 11:00 PT Good Passover/Easter to All.

02 Apr '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: Yesterday's comment per our being dubious over the noted ShortSide Gold (1204.7) signal was itself short-lived, the 12-hr. MACD confirming a reverse to positive: the Market Rhythm Target is 1229.8. Oil's (48.61) 12-hr. Parabolics signal remains Short and the target still 45.70; Oil is off the most (-1.9%) of the BEGOS Markets and has the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing thus far (72%). Money is flowing into the Bond (166^16), the EuroCurrencies and Gold, and out from the other components. Most global physical bourses are closed tomorrow, with electronic hours reduced.

01 Apr '15, 04:30 Pacific Time: The Spoo (2054.50) is recovering from an overnight low of 2033.50 and is far and away the most volatile of the session's BEGOS Markets, having traced 112% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Silver (16.550) ranks 2nd in volatility with just an 56% EDTR tracing. Gold (1184.0) yesterday confirmed a negative crossing of its 12-hr. MACD suggesting 1158.8, however we're ever-dubious about ShortSide Gold signals; at Market Trends, Gold's "Baby Blues" have crossed into positive territory. Oil's (47.28) Market Rhythm Target of 45.30 remains intact. ISM & Construction @ 07:00 PT.

31 Mar '15, 04:30 Pacific Time: Oil's (47.68) 12-hr. Parabolics triggered to the ShortSide yesterday, the Market Rhythm Target being 45.70. Per yesterday's GLOBEX settles, all 8 BEGOS Markets are presently lower, Oil being off the most at -2.2%. Volatility is moderate across the components' spectrum, the Swiss (1.0315) being the most sweeping thus far with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 79%; Today is 1st Notice for physical delivery of Apr Gold (1184.2); (the Jun cac at 1184.4 is trading just 20¢ higher than Apr). Stocks look to open lower; Chi PMI due @ 06:45 PT and Cons Confidence @ 07:00 PT.

30 Mar '15, 04:28 Pacific Time: The Precious Metals are leading the BEGOS Markets volatility and commencing the week on the wrong foot: Gold (1183.1) is -1.3% with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 94%, whilst Silver's (16.665) respective figures are -1.8% and 85%. The current Gold Update sees both markets as well-buoyed, but with the Spoo (2062.75) pointing to a +10 start for the S&P (2061 to 2071), quarter-end adjusting seems afoot; geo-jitters haven't subsided a wit. Mind both Market Profiles and Market Trends to keep it all in context. Personal Income/Spending due at 05:30 PT.

27 Mar '15, 04:30 Pacific Time: Ahead of the final revision to Q4 GDP (05:30 PT), all 8 BEGOS Markets are trading lower with moderate volatility. Oil (50.55) is the weakest component, -0.9%, whilst the Spoo (2046.25) has thus largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing thus far at 68%; the Spoo's Baby Blues (see Market Trends) have stalled in their recent upside flurry without have reached into positive territory, (the present "live" reading is -22%). At our Market Values page, Gold (1199.4) has finally returned back up to meet with its smooth valuation line; Gold's volume is shifting from the Apr cac into the Jun cac.

26 Mar '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: The LongSide Market Rhythm Targets have been achieved for both Oil (cur 51.30, tar 48.66) and Gold (cur 1208.4, tar 1213.5). For the Spoo (2040.25), its 12-hr. MACD triggered to the ShortSide yesterday at 12:00 PT (then 2062.75), the Target there being 2022.75; from the S&P's all-time high of 2119.59 (25 Feb), a 10% correction would bring 1907.63; the S&P's "live" P/E is 34.7%, the yield 2.046%. BEGOS Markets volatility is thus far strong with 4 of the 8 components well-exceeding their EDTRs (see Market Ranges) by better than 100%, (Metals @ Oil, the latter being +4.8%).

25 Mar '15, 04:40 Pacific Time: Gold's (1194.2 Apr, 1195.1 Jun) Market Rhythm Target per its daily Parabolics on the Jun cac has been revised to 1213.5 in revaluing the upcoming front month shift. For Oil (47.35), its Target per the 8-hr. Price Oscillator remains intact at 48.66. The volatility across the BEGOS Markets is fairly subdued thus far, Gold being the EDTR (see Market Ranges) leader with a 58% tracing. Silver's (16.980) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) have just crossed in real-time into positive territory from where they've not resided since 09 Feb; Durables are due at 05:30 PT; Oil Inventories at 07:30 PT.

24 Mar '15, 04:35 Pacific Time: Yesterday at 08:00 PT, Oil's (47.68) 8-hr. Price Oscillator triggered a BuySide signal from 46.86; its Market Rhythm Target of 48.66 has yet to be reached; similarly, Oil's daily Parabolics have flipped to Long, the Target there being a bit higher at 48.96. Also going Long are Gold's (1193.3) daily Parabolics with a Target of 1214.5, (or 1215.1 Jun cac). BEGOS Markets volatility is light-to-moderate with the exception of Copper (2.7960) which has already traced 141% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Econ Data due includes the CPI @ 05:30 PT followed by New Home Sales @ 07:00 PT.

23 Mar '15, 04:30 Pacific Time: Readers are encouraged to keep note of the declining Economic Barometer in both the menu at left and again as highlighted in the current Gold Update. The Spoo's (2095.25) daily Price Oscillator did confirm turning positive, thus nixing its Market Rhythm Target of 2008.50, however we shan't chase it to the upside. Copper's (2.7750) daily Parabolics have flipped to positive, the Market Rhythm Target being 2.8130. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate to start the week, the EuroCurrencies leading the EDTR (Market Ranges) tracings. Existing Home Sales @ 07:00 PT.

20 Mar '15, 04:30 Pacific Time: The daily Price Oscillator for the Spoo (2087.75) may confirm as positive by day's end, which would then nix the 2008.50 target; recall the conflict with the positive 12-hr. MACD as noted two comments ago. BEGOS Markets volatility is subdued, with both the FOMC and the week's incoming Econ Data now complete, the latter having shoved the Economic Barometer lower still. 7 of the 8 markets have EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings of 50% or less; only Copper is somewhat robust with a 96% tracing thus far. Also, 7 of the 8 markets are higher, save for Oil (44.96) which is -1.4%.

19 Mar '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: As measured post-FOMC from the GLOBEX close (14:15 PT), 7 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are lower, the exception being Copper (2.6420, +1.1%). The EuroCurrencies are very volatile, the Euro (1.0706) and Swiss (1.0130) having thus far respectively traced 180% and 175% of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges). Silver (15.865) yesterday reached its Market Rhythm Target of 15.915, largely mitigating the Spoo's (2091.00) Short being underwater towards its target of 2008.50; the daily Price Oscillator guiding that position remains presently negative. The LEI & Philly Fed are due at 07:00 PT.

18 Mar '15, 04:37 Pacific Time: The Spoo's (2058.00) daily Price Oscillator continues to be negative and thus remains its 2008.50 Market Rhythm Target; counter to that, the 12-hr. MACD confirmed turning positive at midnight yesterday with an upside target of 2108.25; given the FOMC (11:00 PT) in the balance and the extreme over-valuation of the S&P ("live" P/E = 35.5x), we'll stick with the lower target until 'tis achieved or the daily Price Oscillator confirms as positive. Silver's (15.505) 8-hr. Parabolics are still Long (target 15.915). The Bond (162^10) & Swiss (1.0013) lead the BEGOS Markets, both +0.4%.

17 Mar '15, 04:28 Pacific Time: Market Rhythm Targets remain intact for both the Spoo (cur 2062.00, tar 2008.50) and Silver (cur 15.555, tar 15.915). Volume in Oil (43.04) is moving from the Apr contract into May (45.34) and is the weakest of the BEGOS Markets thus far, -1.7%. Copper (2.6515) is the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracer at 118% and is the 2nd weakest component, -1.6%. The Bond (161^06) and EuroCurrencies are the gainers. One day ahead of the FOMC interest rate policy decision, the Economic Barometer continues its plunge; Feb Housing Starts and Building Permits due at 05:30 PT.

16 Mar '15, 04:28 Pacific Time: The week starts with our 2 Market Rhythm Targets in place: the Spoo (2050.75) is targeting 2008.50 per its still further negative reading this morning in its daily Price Oscillator, whilst Silver's (15.635) 8-hr. Parabolics continue to target 15.915. Volatility is moderate to this point across the BEGOS Markets, the Spoo tracing the largest of the EDTRs (see Market Ranges) at 85%; least sweeping is the Swiss (0.9992) with a 41% tracing. Gold (1156.7) is only just lower from its Friday GLOBEX settle of 1158.4; the current Gold Update comprehensively portrays price as way too low.

13 Mar '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: Volatility is moderate across the breadth of the 8 BEGOS Markets. The EuroCurrencies contract volume is moving from Mar into Jun, as 'tis for the Spoo (2059.25). Despite the latter's rise yesterday, the daily Price Oscillator study nonetheless notched lower and has further done so per this point of the session: thus the Market Rhythm Target remains intact at 2008.50. At midnight (00:00 PT), Silver (15.530) confirmed a Long signal on the 8-hr. Parabolics: we've set a target there for 15.915. Again, Gold (1155.4) is very low (Market Values page). PPI @ 05:30 PT; Mich Sent @ 07:00 PT.

12 Mar '15, 04:35 Pacific Time: Copper (2.6785) and the EuroCurrencies are dominating the BEGOS Markets volatility thus far: the red metal is +2.7% with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 146%, whilst both the Euro (1.0632) and Swiss (0.9993) are +0.8% with respective EDTR tracings of 122% and 120%; indeed, all 8 of the BEGOS components are higher. The Spoo (2044.00) Front Month moves today into Jun (2036.50) for which the fair value is -8.42; the Spoo's daily Price Oscillator confirmed a Short signal yesterday: the Jun contract Market Rhythm Target is 2008.50. Feb Retail Sales @ 05:30 PT.

11 Mar '15, 04:31 Pacific Time: The EuroCurrencies are BEGOS' weakest markets and also the most volatile: the Euro (1.0576) is -1.1% with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 139%, and the Swiss (0.9920) -0.9% with an EDTR tracing of 109%. Both Copper (2.6315) and the Spoo (2050.25) are +0.4%; for the latter, today is the last full trading session with Mar as the Front Month, although the volume shan't shift into Jun until Friday if not Monday. The Gold Update mentioned our notion of Gold (1158.6) applying its brake, which it has essentially done, currently week-to-date lower by less than -1%.

10 Mar '15, 04:29 Pacific Time: Thus far the session is reminiscent of Friday's with 7 of the 8 BEGOS Markets in the red, the sole riser this time being the Bond (157^09, +0.3%). Copper (2.641) is off the most at -1.9%, which in confirming a daily Parabolic short signal at the open (yesterday at 15:00 PT, price 2.6680) has already hit hits Market Rhythm Target of 2.6160. The Spoo (2062.00) is near to its target of 2060.50 -- there, 'twas just achieved as we type. Gold (1162.6) per our Market Values page is now extremely low vis-à-vis the smooth valuation line. Wholesale Inventories for Jan due at 07:00 PT.

09 Mar '15, 04:35 Pacific Time: Silver (15.940) hit our Market Rhythm Target (15.840) on Friday; for the Spoo (2067.25), its target remains 2060.50 per the ongoing negative 12-hr. MACD study from 23 Feb. BEGOS Markets volatility is thus far moderate with Copper (2.6270) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 80%; least volatile is Oil (49.71) with just a 25% EDTR tracing. Gold (1173.9) is up the most at +0.5%, whilst Oil and the Spoo are off the most at only -0.1%, this following the selling across the BEGOS components on Friday. The Gold Update puts "Dollar Execeptionalism" into context.

06 Mar '15, 04:30 Pacific Time: Ahead of the 05:30 PT Feb payrolls report, 7 of the 8 the BEGOS Markets are mildly lower on light-to-moderate volatility; the sole exception is Oil (50.99, +0.1%), but with just 21% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) thus far traced. The ShortSide Market Rhythm Targets remain in play for both the Spoo (cur 2099.00, target 2060.50) and Silver (cur 16.085, tar 15.840). The Euro (1.0947) is sub-1.10 for the 1st time since Sep '03. The Bond (158^23) is nearing a 4-hr. MoneyFlow signal (currently on the Market Rhythms page) to the LongSide, affected to be sure by the payrolls data.

05 Mar '15, 04:31 Pacific Time: Silver's (16.185) daily Parabolics were short-lived on the LongSide and have confirmed their reversal to the ShortSide: our Market Rhythm Target has thus become 15.840. Oil's (51.89) target of 51.99 was attained overnight. Meanwhile, the Spoo's (2099.00) 12-hr. MACD study continues to target 2060.50; this move lower is similarly expected by the Spoo's daily Parabolics having swung to the ShortSide. Gold (1201.4) remains in a stalled mode such that its own 12-hr. Price Oscillator is still negative. ECB announcement/press conference @ 04:45/05:30 PT. Q4 Productivity @ 05:30 PT.

04 Mar '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: Except for the Euro (1.1136) which has traced 70% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges), BEGOS Markets volatility is subdued. Silver's (16.310) daily Parabolics have swung to positive, such that our Market Rhythm Target there is 16.785. (Neither have Silver's daily MACD nor Gold's [1205.3] 12-hr. Price Oscillator as yet have swung to positive). Still in place are targets for the Spoo (cur 2098.50) of 2060.50 per its 12-hr. MACD study and for Oil (cur 50.94) of 51.99 per its 4-hr. MACD. ISM Services Index for Feb is due at 07:00 PT and is expected to be down from the Jan read.

03 Mar '15, 04:29 Pacific Time: Silver (16.435) is leading the BEGOS Markets thus far in volatility: 103% of the white metal's EDTR (see Market Ranges) has been traced; the daily MACD study has yet to turn positive. Gold's (1209.4) 12-hr. Price Oscillator also has yet to swing to positive. Oil's (50.56) 4-hr. MACD is pointing to a Market Rhythm Target of 51.99. Q4 Earnings Season is over: of 2,277 bottom lines collected, 59% were higher than a year ago, (other details via the menu's link); problematic to the S&P 500, our "live" P/E at 35.6x is more than double what by the textbook is "expensive"; yield 1.963%.

02 Mar '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are mixed and moderately volatile in beginning this week that has a hefty calendar of incoming Econ Data for our Econ Baro, (see the current Gold Update). Oil (48.85) is the session's weakest component, -1.4%, but with just 34% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) thus far traced. The Spoo's (2104.25) 12-hr. MACD has furthered its negative stance, the Market Rhythm Target remaining 2060.50. Both Gold's (1215.1) 12-hr. Price Oscillator and Silver's (16.630) daily MACD are nearing turns to positive; the two market's studies are on the Market Rhythms listing.

27 Feb '15, 04:45 Pacific Time: [Corrected] Today is 1st Notice for the Mar Bond (146^14) as it rolls into Jun (161^12): the apparently large "contango" is due to the T-Bond's coupon difference during its '01-to-'06 absence. Session volatility is moderate across the BEGOS spectrum ahead of the first revision to Q4 GDP due at 05:30 PT; further Econ Baro inputs come into 07:00 PT from the Chi PMI, Michigan Sentiment and Pending Homes Sales. The Spoo's (2106.25) 12-hr. MACD remains negative; again, the Spoo's Market Rhythm Target during the signal is 2060.50. Only the EuroCurrencies are currently up.

26 Feb '15, 04:38 Pacific Time: Metals are leading the BEGOS Markets higher thus far. Gold (1218.4), should its low for the week (1190.0) now be in place and given an "expected" weekly trading range of 46 points, would appear en route to the 1230s; note that there remains a heavy dose of incoming econ data these next two sessions. Silver's (16.755) contract volume is shifting from Mar into May (16.795); as per our Market Trends page, both precious metals' "Baby Blues" are curling up from the floor now in realtime. The Spoo's (2112.75) 12-hr. MACD is still negative, with the Bond (147^17) moving higher at +0.5%.

25 Feb '15, 04:39 Pacific Time: Silver (16.540) leads the BEGOS Markets volatility thus far with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 79%, the white metal also up the most at +1.6%. The least volatile is the Spoo (2111.00), -0.1% with an EDTR tracing of just 22%; the 12-hr. MACD signal remains to the negative side, (Market Rhythm Target: 2060.50). Of the primary BEGOS components, Gold (1208.7) appears the most oversold (per our Market Values page) at some 50 points below its smooth line. The Bond's (146^12) "live" Baby Blues (see Market Trends) have notched up. New Home Sales at 07:00 PT.

24 Feb '15, 04:42 Pacific Time: Fed Chair Yellen's address to the Senate Banking Committee begins at 07:00 PT, ahead of which BEGOS Markets volatility is running from light to moderate with price changes subtly mixed. At the start of Yellen's address also comes Consumer Confidence. The Spoo's (2106.50) 12-hr. MACD signal did whip back to negative yesterday: barring it whipping again, our Market Rhythms Target is 2060.50. Oil's (49.65) 4-hr. MACD may confirm a positive crossing within 24 hours, from which we'd look to a $1,200/cac follow-through; on our Oil page you can see the EDTR is currently 2.90 points.

23 Feb '15, 04:37 Pacific Time: Volatility is a bit pepped up in starting the week for the BEGOS Markets, the Swiss (1.0541) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 106% for the session so far. Based on Friday's final GLOBEX settles, every BEGOS component is presently lower except for Silver (16.275, +0.2%). The Spoo's (2094.75) 12-hr. MACD signal confirmed back to positive per the session's Sunday open, but is now whipping back to negative, (earliest confirm would be 12:00 PT today), with an Market Rhythm target then of 42 points lower ($2,100/cac). See the Econ Baro in The Gold Update (!)

20 Feb '15, 04:50 Pacific Time: The Spoo's (2094.75) 12-hr. MACD confirmed crossing negative at 00:00 PT this morning, (price then 2093.50). Per the Market Rhythms for this study, the expected price target is 2051.50 ($2,100/cac from the price at confirm), barring the study first confirming a cross back to positive. Again, per the Valuation & Rankings page, we calculate the S&P's (2097.45) p/e ratio as quite extreme, the "live" reading at 35.0x. As well, our Economic Barometer remains in full plummet. Session volatility is normal with Silver (16.455) performing best, +0.7%. Copper (2.5945) off the most, -0.9%.

20 Feb '15, 04:25 Pacific Time: Special Announcement --- A fifth technical study has been added to our Market Rhythms page: Parabolics. As is the case with the other four studies, Parabolics will be tested daily across all eight BEGOS Markets over seven time frames for each of them. As usual, those studies having recorded 70% or better probabilities of targeting specific levels of trading profit will be in the list.

19 Feb '15, 04:43 Pacific Time: Only the Precious Metals are presently higher across the BEGOS spectrum this morning; volatility is moderate. Silver (16.755) is the strongest component, +1.8% with Apr Oil (50.83) the weakest at -0.7% and achieving its Market Rhythm Target of 50.97 following the 4-hr. MACD having turned negative. For the Spoo (2091.25), its 12-hour MACD has provisionally crossed to negative: were that to become confirmed at the 12:00 PT reading, per our Market Rhythms page we'd seek a run down of at least $2,100/cac (42 points). Leading Indicators and Philly Fed due at 07:00 PT.

18 Feb '15, 04:42 Pacific Time: With respect to the FOMC's Jan Minutes (11:00 PT), our plunging Economic Barometer ought be kept in mind; it will be further affected this morning by incoming data on Housing Starts, the PPI and IndPrd/CapUtl. The BEGOS Markets are thus far mixed and volatility is subtle. Of interest is Oil (Mar 52.65, Apr 53.44) as volume moves into the latter contract: the 4-hr. MACD has crossed negatively, giving us a Market Rhythm Target of 50.97 (Apr). Firm in the session are the Precious Metals, Gold (1207.7) and Silver (16.485) both mildly up. The Bond (144^03) is unchanged.

17 Feb '15, 04:46 Pacific Time: The StateSide Sunday-Tuesday session now finds Silver (16.730) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) of 125% leading the volatility in the BEGOS Markets: the white metal is -3.4%. The balance of the other components is negative, the bare exceptions being mild gains in the EuroCurrencies. Gold's (1221.4) 12-hr. MACD only confirmed positive for 1 period, before whip-sawing back to negative, yet that study still meets the criteria to make our Market Rhythms page. The Spoo (2092.50) has recouped its 12-point intra-session loss. NY Empire Index @ 05:30 PT, NAHB @ 07:00 PT.

16 Feb '15, 04:31 Pacific Time: What is designated StateSide as Tuesday's session, (bourses being closed for today's holiday), finds BEGOS Markets' volatility running at a light-to-moderate pace: Copper (2.6060) is leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings thus far at 54% with Oil (53.05) a close 2nd at 53%, the latter being up the most (+0.7%) in BEGOS. The weakest market (-0.3%) is the Bond (145^04), which at Market Trends is almost mirroring the 21-day LinReg downtrend of Gold (1233.7), the 12-hr. MACD of which is crossing up. S&P (2096.99) at extreme over-valuation per The Gold Update.

13 Feb '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: Oil (51.88) confirmed a positive crossing on its 4-hr. MACD yesterday at 16:00 PT, (the price then 51.23): the Market Rhythm Target of 52.43 has yet to be reached, (high since confirm: 52.28). The BEGOS Markets are mixed and the session's volatility rather subdued. Our "live" p/e for the S&P (2088.48) is 36.4x, evidence that beating earnings estimates is not translating into actual earnings growth. The Spoo (2087.00) has built in dominant trading support at 2063, the Bond (146^09) dominant trading resistance at 146^28. Ex/Im pricing due at 05:30 PT & UM Sentiment due at 07:00 PT.

12 Feb '15, 04:53 Pacific Time: The Market Rhythm Target for Silver (cur 16.820, tar 16.710) was achieved, the white metal trading as low as 16.605 prior to its overnight rebound. Given negotiations in both Minsk for truce over the Ukraine and in Brussels for debt solutions over Greece, BEGOS Markets volatility is in fact fairly stable with no one component excessively tracing its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Oil's (50.28) 4-hr. MACD may turn positive as the session unfolds; that study per our Market Rhythms page is presently running at a 90% rate of $1,200/cac follow-through upon the confirmed crossovers.

11 Feb '15, 04:45 Pacific Time: Silver's (16.960) daily Price Oscillator confirmed as negative at yesterday's close: the Market Rhythm Target is 16.710, (or $1,300/cac from the present price). At Market Trends, the Baby Blues for both Silver and Gold (1237.2) have crossed into negative territory, thus the LinReg trends are now down. At Market Values, the Euro (1.1317) remains low via the oscillator, especially as price is consolidating; per Market Rhythms, mind the Euro's 8-hr, MACD study. Oil (49.94) is -2.0%, the session's weakest of the BEGOS Markets; the others are fairly subdued so far, as is volatility.

10 Feb '15, 04:37 Pacific Time: Except for the Spoo (2056.00), we've presently red across the board for the other 7 BEGOS Markets, the weakest and most volatile being Copper (2.5400, -1.4%) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 84%. Gold (1236.8) has all but unwound its "ahead of itself" status (per The Gold Update) as valuation rises towards price, (see Market Values). However, Silver's (16.835) daily Price Oscillator is now in negative territory: were it to confirm as such at today's settle, the Market Rhythm would suggest some further near-term negativity. Bond (146^30) at better than a month's low.

09 Feb '15, 04:40 Pacific Time: Only the Euro (1.1313) and Spoo (2041.75) are in the red at this point, the latter suggestive of a 9-point drop for the S&P (2055.47) were it to presently open; the current edition of The Gold Update is quite wary of S&P fallout, especially given the plunge in our Economic Barometer as well as the S&P's truly expensive P/E of 31.3x and yield of just 1.995%. The session's strength is in Oil (52.85) as well as Silver (16.910), which is up the most (+1.2%) of the BEGOS Markets, but the white metal's daily Price Oscillator is nearing negative territory. No scheduled Econ Data is due.

06 Feb '15, 04:39 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets volatility is running below average ahead of the Jan payrolls data due at 05:30 PT. The session's most robust component is Oil (51.89) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 60%. At our Market Trends page, the Baby Blues continue to roll over for the Bond (149^05), Swiss (1.0880), Gold (1263.5) and Silver (17.230) as all 4 markets appear to be consolidating rather than continuing to fall. At Market Values, Gold's smooth valuation line is in steep ascent, such that the 1280-1240 zone ought remain supportive. Econ Baro is in free fall pre-payrolls.

05 Feb '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: The daily Price Oscillator study on the Spoo (2043.75) looks to turn positive within the next few trading days: we'll avoid any notion of a LongSide signal there. Silver (17.135) is leading the BEGOS Markets in volatility thus far, with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 100%. Down the most in BEGOS is Copper (2.5385, -2.3%); up the most is Oil (49.16, +0.9%), which per our Market Values pages has finally returned up to its smooth valuation line. Still well-above its own valuation line is Gold (1262.2) centered in the 1280-1240 support zone. Q4 Productivity due at 05:30 PT.

04 Feb '15, 04:31 Pacific Time: The Spoo's (2035.00) 4-hr. MoneyFlow study finally confirmed as positive at 20:00 PT, thus nixing the Market Rhythm target of 1937.50; but the study's results now presently do not meet the Market Rhythm criteria to warrant a LongSide signal. Volatility is fairly normal across the BEGOS Markets spectrum; no 1 market is currently up nor down more than 0.5%. At our Market Values page, both the Bond (149^15) and Gold (1268.1) are working off their excessively high gaps relative to valuation, whilst at Market Trends, both markets' Baby Blues continue their rolling over.

03 Feb '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: 7 of 8 BEGOS Markets, (save for the Bond at 149^28), are presently in the black, the upside leaders being Copper (2.5670), Oil (50.93) and Silver (17.530), those 3 leading in EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings as well. Despite yesterday's turnabout in the Spoo (2024.50) and further upside this morning, its 4-hr. MoneyFlow is neutral (at 50.4) and shan't be confirmed as positive until a confirmed crossing above the 75 level: thus the Market Rhythm target of 1937.50 remains in place. Click on our Economic Barometer, for 'tis coming down quite swiftly. Factory Orders @ 07:00 PT.

02 Feb '15, 04:35 Pacific Time: The current edition of The Gold Update describes price (1277.3) as having got a bit ahead of itself (see Market Values), the key going forward near-term being for the 1280-1240 support band to hold; Gold's Baby Blues (see Market Trends) are rolling over. BEGOS Markets volatility thus far is normal across the components' spectrum, save for Oil (49.31, +3.0%) having traced 149% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). The Spoo's (1995.25) 4-hr. MoneyFlow has not confirmed a positive reversal and thus the Market Rhythm target of 1937.50 is intact. A big Econ Data week begins.

30 Jan '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are relatively subdued in terms of EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings ahead of the first look at Q4 GDP (05:30 PT): growth is expected to have slowed, which would be in line with our declining Economic Barometer. Presently, the only BEGOS component in the red is the Spoo (2004.50), -0.7%: its 4-hr. MoneyFlow study confirmed a ShortSide signal yesterday at 08:00 for a Market Rhythm target of 1937.50, (which given the current volatility is not that much of a stretch); the Spoo has also confirmed negative daily Price Oscillator and negative daily Parabolics stances.

29 Jan '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: With the Precious Metals falling, for the 2nd morning in the past 3 Silver (17.495) is leading the Volatility charge in BEGOS, the white metal having traced 115% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges); Gold (1269.0) follows with a 99% EDTR tracing; least volatile is Oil (44.47) with just a 22% tracing. The session's strength is in the Spoo (2002.00), +0.5%. The Swiss (1.0889) is trading at its lowest level since decoupling from the Euro (1.1315) 2 weeks ago. At our Market Values page, Gold's run to start the year is emphasized in just how far price is above the valuation line, hence some pullback.

28 Jan '15, 04:39 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are notably subdued ahead of the Fed (11:00 PT); the only component with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing thus far of greater than 50% (at 54%) is the Spoo (2034.00), which would presently pull the S&P (2029.55) up to 2040 at the open. Contract volume in Gold (Feb 1291.2) is moving into Apr (1292.4): "1st notice" for delivery is Friday. The Bond's (149^20) 4-hr. Price Oscillator is flirting with either side of pos/neg, technically nullifying the 151^13 Market Rhythm target; the Bond's Baby Blues (see Market Trends) are just beginning to roll over lower.

27 Jan '15, 04:33 Pacific Time: Silver (17.885), whilst just -0.3%, is leading the BEGOS EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings thus far at 122%; the closest market to that is the Euro (1.1290) with a 77% tracing. Copper (2.5010) and the Spoo (2043.25) are BEGOS' weakest markets, our view toward the latter being very 'crash' sensitive as described in the current edition of The Gold Update, and our declining Economic Barometer may belie this Friday's Q4 GDP expectations. Gold's (1280.3) "live" Baby Blues are just presently rolling over in concert with the resistance from the 1290s. Durables @ 05:30 PT.

26 Jan '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: Gold (1280.9) is 1 of 7 BEGOS Markets in the red this morning, the current edition of The Gold Update focusing on the 1290s having been a problematic technical area through much of last year. Silver (18.015) is off the most (-1.7%) in BEGOS, and has the broadest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing thus far of 118%. Only the Bond (150^07) is presently in the black: per the Bond's 4-hr. Price Oscillator, we've a Market Rhythm Target of 151^13, lest that study first confirm going negative. The economic calendar is quiet today with the FOMC on Wed and Q4 GDP on Fri.

23 Jan '15, 04:35 Pacific Time: Not surprisingly, the Euro (1.1173) is leading BEGOS in the session's volatility, with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing to this point of 190%; price is -1.7%, down 2nd only to Copper (2.5160) which is -2.8%. Overall markets' volatility is shifting anticipated Market Rhythm signals about such that we're not honed in on any one, at least for the moment: keep an eye on our Market Rhythms page to see which signals have been producing the best reliability for profitability. Oil's (46.69) Baby Blues (Market Trends) are again ticking higher "live". LEI & Existing Home Sales at 07:00PT.

22 Jan '15, 04:30 Pacific Time: Oil (48.83) is the BEGOS Markets upside leader at +3.2% with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing thus far of 69%; but Oil's daily Price Oscillator study has yet to turn positive, although the Baby Blues (see Market Trends) this morning have notably nudged higher (from -88% to -84%). The broadest EDTR tracing so far is the Bond's (148^06) of 71%; the 8-hr. MoneyFlow study for the Bond has all but triggered a Short signal, to which we'll be attentive, especially as the Bond's Baby Blues are presently rolling over. The ECB's €1T QE announcement is imminent (@ 04:45PT).

21 Jan '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: Silver (18.240) so far tops the volatility list in BEGOS with an 81% EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing to this point; the white metal also leads in price movement, +1.3%. Copper (2.5405) ranks 2nd in EDTR (75%) tracing and is down the most (-2.0%); the red metal's 8-hour MACD may again cross negatively by week's end. Oil's (46.71) dwelling near recent lows is stalling the daily Price Oscillator study from turning positive (see 19 Jan comment). The Spoo's (2008.50) Baby Blues (see Market Trends) continue to fall, our live reading presently -73%. Housing Starts/Permits due at 05:30 PT.

20 Jan '15, 04:30 Pacific Time: Gold (1289.6) is up the most (+0.7%) of the BEGOS Markets, as measured from the StateSide Sunday opening. Copper (2.5940) which had been the weakest during yesterday's holiday has been replaced by Oil (47.96, -1.9%). The Spoo (2024.00) would pull the S&P (2019.42) up to 2030 were it to open at this instant; however at Market Trends you can see the Spoo's Baby Blues are dropping, and even more so in real time this morning (down to the -58% level) as the 21-day linear regression trend gathers consistency to the downside. NAHB Housing due at 07:00 PT.

19 Jan '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: Copper (2.5630) is -2.6% with a 106% EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing, as China's GDP expansion slows to near generation lows and margin curbs knock the Shanghai Index down better than 7%. The 2nd weakest BEGOS Market is the Swiss (1.1530), -1.0% with an 85% EDTR tracing. Oil (48.72) continues to firm in the upper 40s such that the daily Price Oscillator study appears a day or so away from confirming a shift to positive. StateSide open outcry exchanges and stock markets are closed for the MLK holiday so as to extend this BEGOS Markets session through Tuesday.

16 Jan '15, 04:39 Pacific Time: The Spoo (1978.50) has achieved its Market Rhythm Target of 1970.50, satisfying the desired goal of the daily Price Oscillator study; the result does not preclude the Spoo further falling, as its "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are in decline: only 12 trading days have passed since the Spoo's all-time high (2088.75 on 29 Dec) from which a 10% correction would yield 1879.75. Volume in Feb Oil (47.30) is moving into Mar (47.81). The Swiss (1.1508) not surprisingly is the session's most volatile BEGOS market thus far; (we're ignoring a MACD daily Buy signal). CPI @ 05:30PT.

15 Jan '15, 04:38 Pacific Time: Not a "typo": the Swiss (1.1421) has traced 3270% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges), currently sporting a 16.2% gain as the SNB lifted the currency's "soft peg" to the Euro (1.1692). We'll elaborate in next Saturday's edition of The Gold Update. The decision is boosting both Gold (1251.8, +1.8%) and Silver (17.080, 1.5%). Overnight equity gains have been erased, the Spoo (2005.75) having traded as high as 2027.25; the daily Price Oscillator study is now at its lowest level since the 06 Jan signal for the ongoing Market Rhythm Target of 1970.50. Mind the Econ Baro as well.

14 Jan '15, 04:39 Pacific Time: Thus far, Copper (2.5140) has traded 343% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges), is presently -3.5%, and has been as low as July 2009's low of 2.4235. 2nd in session volatility is Silver (16.710, -2.2%) with a 106% EDTR tracing. The only BEGOS Market in the black is the Bond (148^25). The Spoo (2008.00) would shift the S&P (2023.03) down to 2014 at the opening bell, but 1st come Retail Sales and Ex/Im Pricing at 05:30PT; our Market Rhythm Target remains at 1970.50; the live "Baby Blues" of the Spoo (see Market Trends) are down to the 0% axis; Gold's (1230.09) are climbing.

13 Jan '15, 04:45 Pacific Time: Copper (2.6470) is down the most, -2.8%, in BEGOS and has already traced 190% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Up the most, however, at +2.0% is Silver (16.935) with a 99% EDTR tracing thus far. Gold (1239.8) is testing the 1240-1280 support band as seen in The Gold Update's weekly bars chart. The daily Price Oscillator study on the Spoo (2033.00) is still negative, again the Market Rhythm Target there being 1970.50; that study is presently shown along with the Spoo's other key analytics via our menu item BEGOS Markets: S&P 500. Q4 Earnings Season has commenced.

12 Jan '15, 04:35 Pacific Time: The Spoo's (2046.00) daily Price Oscillator study remains negative despite price presently being +0.5%; thus the Market Rhythm Target of 1970.50 is intact. The EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings of the EuroCurrencies are double that of almost all the other BEGOS Market components so far, the Euro's (1.1804) being 97% and the Swiss' (0.9835) being 91%; the sole other market exceeding a 50% tracing is Gold (1220.8) at 67%. The Econ Data calendar is light for the week's first 2 days. This week also heralds the beginning of Q4 Earnings Season, which you can herein track.

09 Jan '15, 04:36 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are muted ahead of the Dec payrolls data due at 05:30 PT. The Spoo's (2049.75) daily Price Oscillator study remains negative even given the S&P's (2062.14) two relief rally days; per our S&P 500 MoneyFlow link, you can see the flow is not keeping pace with the Index (oscillators at the foot of that page). At our Oil (48.57) page, Market Range (EDTR) has begun to back off and the Market Profile shows trading support finally having been built throughout most of the 48 handle. Both Oil and Copper (2.7495) are -0.7%; Gold (1212.3) leads to the upside at +0.3%.

08 Jan '15, 04:43 Pacific Time: The Euro (1.1768) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 102% leads in BEGOS Markets volatility. The balance of the other components is fairly subdued thus far; of note, Oil (48.74) is trading 1.91 (+4%) above yesterday's low. The Spoo (2039.00) is into its second day of what we see as a relief rally: the daily Price Oscillator study has confirmed going negative and has a Market Rhythm Target of 1970.50; as co-measure, we'll look at Market Trends for the Spoo's "Baby Blues" to fall, (you'll see they're currently quite neutral). Econ Data light ahead of Dec payrolls tomorrow.

07 Jan '15, 04:34 Pacific Time: As anticipated, our two Market Rhythm Targets for Silver (cur 16.320, tar 15.335) and Gold (cur 1212.8, tar 1164.1) were formally nixed at yesterday's close. Neither signal (Silver's daily MACD nor Gold's Daily Price Oscillator) substantially meet the qualifying criteria to warrant reversing to higher targets, for as you can see at our Market Rhythms page, both signals have been dropped from the list until they return to qualifying status. The EuroCurrencies are the session's most volatile BEGOS Market components, every one of which is down, save for the Spoo (2006.25, +0.6%).

06 Jan '15, 04:29 Pacific Time: Silver's (16.255) Market Rhythm Target of 15.335 provisionally would be nixed at session's end as the daily MACD has pushed into positive territory; specific to this study, the signal in that case would not qualify for being reversed to Long. Gold's (1210.5) target of 1164.1 is still barely valid, but is also subject to being nixed at day's end should price push much higher. Your monitoring our Market Rhythms page shall keep you abreast of which technical signals are working best. Session volatility is moderate to this point, with Oil (49.27) being the weakest BEGOS Market at -1.4%.

05 Jan '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: Eurocurrencies' weakness is garnering the FinMedia attention, yet the BEGOS Metals Markets are the more volatile thus far: Copper (2.7680) has traced 125% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges), and 2nd only to Oil (51.16, -3.1%), is down the most at -1.6%. Presently, the positive components are Gold (1189.5), Silver (15.920) and the Bond (145^26). But, Silver's negative daily MACD continues to maintain a Market Rhythm Target of 15.335, and Gold's negative daily Price Oscillator still targets 1164.1. Friday's S&P (2058.20) failure looks by the Spoo (2041.75) to carry over into today.

02 Jan '15, 04:32 Pacific Time: We commence 2015 by again reversing our Market Rhythm Target for Gold (1182.7) from 1227.9 back to 1164.1 due to the 8-hr. version of the Price Oscillator study turning back to negative as has been the stance of the daily version since its confirmation at the close back on 22 Dec. Silver's (15.755) target of 15.335 is still in play. The Swiss (1.0034) achieved its target during the New Year's Eve session. The Spoo (2059.50) would pull the S&P (2058.90) higher to 2065 were the markets to open at this instant. Data on the ISM Index and Construction Spending both due at 10:00PT.

31 Dec '14, 04:26 Pacific Time: Gold's (1199.4) Market Rhythm Target has been reversed from 1161.1 to 1227.9 upon the the 8-hr. Price Oscillator study having turned positive; Silver's (16.060) daily MACD remains negative, however a confirmed flip to positive would nix the 15.335 target, (likely without a reversing signal). The Swiss' (1.0122) target of 1.0079 remains intact. Various bourses 'round the globe are closed or on early closure; 'tis a full session stateside for all of the BEGOS Markets with a regular 15:00PT opening tomorrow (New Year's Day). Chicago PMI due at 06:45PT. Happy New Year Everyone!

30 Dec '14, 04:27 Pacific Time: Volatility is, at best, moderate thus far across the BEGOS Markets spectrum, Copper (2.8415) again being the rangiest in tracing its EDTR (see Market Ranges) by 75%; the Bond (144^08) is the least volatile with an EDTR tracing of just 34%. ShortSide Market Rhythm Targets remain in place for Silver (15.850, tar 15.335),the Swiss (1.0117, tar 1.0079) and Gold (1184.9, tar 1164.1). Under the BEGOS Markets menu, the S&P 500 page shows the Spoo's (2080.00) value line 100 points lower than price and the Market Magnet 62 points lower. Consumer Confidence at 07:00PT.

29 Dec '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: Copper (2.8135) is far and away the most volatile BEGOS Market of the session with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 184% that occurred between 16:45PT - 17:30PT, the trade purportedly in reaction to the decline in industrial profits in China, (see also the current edition of The Gold Update). 2nd most volatile is the Euro (1.2208), its EDTR tracing being 57%, (Greece's Parliament again failed today to elect a new President). Oil (55.42) is presently the strongest component (+0.5%) and Gold (1192.5) the weakest (-0.3%). Open Market Rhythm Targets (see 24 Dec) still in tact.

26 Dec '14, 04:26 Pacific Time: The Precious Metals are the BEGOS components most in play this Boxing Day: Silver (16.240) is +3.0% with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 104%, whilst Gold (1198.7) is +2.0% with an 109% EDTR tracing. Still, the technical studies supporting the 3 open Market Rhythm Targets (see prior comment) are maintaining a negative stance. The balance of the other BEGOS Markets have EDTR tracings of less than 50% thus far. At our Market Trends page, Oil's (56.20) price is consolidating, its "Baby Blues" only barely beginning to come up from the floor. No Econ Data scheduled.

24 Dec '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: Market Rhythm Targets remain in place for the following 3 BEGOS components per their trading signals cited in our most recent comments: Silver (15.830, tar 15.335), Gold (1177.4, tar 1164.1), and the Swiss (1.0161, tar 1.0079). In the menu at left under "The S&P 500", its "MoneyFlow" page belies the Index's record closing level (2082.17), especially on the one-month and one-quarter graphics. Oil (55.72) is off the most in BEGOS at -2.0% with 46% of the EDTR (see Market Ranges) traced thus far; Crude Inventories are due at 07:30 PT. A most Merry Christmas to everyone!

23 Dec '14, 04:39 Pacific Time: The Swiss (1.0172) opened the week with a confirmed negative crossing on its MACD daily study: our Market Rhythm Target is 1.0079. Silver's (15.700) Market Rhythm Target per its MACD daily study (see 19 Dec comment) remains 15.335. Gold's (1177.8) daily Price Oscillator confirmed turning negative at yesterday's close: the Market Rhythm Target is 1164.1, thus casting some doubt for a close above 1205 next week to settling out 2014 as an up year. Our Economic Barometer gets a does of no less than 8 inputs this morning; the Econ Baro will be updated just after 07:00 PT.

22 Dec '14, 04:29 Pacific Time: The current edition of The Gold Update underscores the importance of Gold (1196.8) not succumbing to its current trading support area, which you can see per our Market Profiles page is right in this upper 1190s zone; for to close with an up year in just over a week's time, price must then settle at 1205+. Barring a strong rally for Silver (16.090), failing to settle 2014 above 19.43 will result in a down year. Oil (56.95) with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of only 55% is the most volatile BEGOS Market thus far in the session. Silver's EDTR tracing is the narrowest at 36%.

19 Dec '14, 04:32 Pacific Time: Copper (2.8980) is the one BEGOS Market quite on the move thus far: 'tis +1.8%, having traced 101% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges); the Spoo (2065.50) runs a distant 2nd, +0.3% with a 52% EDTR tracing. The balance of the BEGOS components are all lower. Per two comments ago, Silver's (15.885) daily MACD did confirm a negative cross: our Market Rhythm target is 15.335. Gold's (1196.7) positive daily Price Oscillator run is weakening; price has risen in 5 of the last 7 weeks. Nothing is scheduled for the Econ Baro today as we head into a likely quieter Christmas Week.

18 Dec '14, 04:24 Pacific Time: Oil's (Jan-57.52, Feb-57.81) volume is moving into the Feb contact; (Jan 1st notice is Tue, 23 Dec). The Fed/Yellen were the "catalyst" to move various of the BEGOS Markets back toward their Market Magnets (see yesterday's comment's final phrase). Volatility thus far is higher than at this time yesterday, the Swiss (1.0230) leading the pack with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 137% as the SNB returns to negative deposit rates. Copper (2.8720) has the least volatile EDTR tracing, 64%. The Spoo (2030.25) would presently launch the S&P (2012.89) to 2037 at the bell.

17 Dec '14, 04:29 Pacific Time: Silver (15.880) reached its 6-hr. Price Oscillator study's Market Rhythm Target of 15.805 fairly swiftly yesterday. Now, the white metal's daily MACD study is poised to confirm a negative crossing at today's close, barring a stronger recovery for the session. Volatility across the BEGOS Markets is more settled to this point of the day with the FOMC rate statement/press conference in the balance (11:00PT/11:30PT); a glance at our Market Magnets pages shows a number of BEGOS components fairly far from their magnets such that some regressing to their means can be expected.

16 Dec '14, 06:52 Pacific Time: An Internet outage has us chiming in later than usual. The Spoo (1979.75) has already reached down to its Market Rhythm Target (see yesterday's comment) of 1964.50, and for the second day in a row, the Spoo is the most volatile of the BEGOS Markets at this writing, with a 151% tracing of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Copper (2.8575) is the least volatile with a 71% EDTR tracing thus far. Silver's (16.255) 6-hr. Price Oscillator study confirmed as negative late yesterday, the Market Rhythm Target being 15.805. The Econ Baro will be updated shortly for Housing.

15 Dec '14, 04:40 Pacific Time: The Spoo (2004.50) is the most volatile of the BEGOS Markets thus far, having traced 105% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges); the Spoo's presently being +14 points would pull the S&P (2002.33) higher by +9 were it to open at this writing; but: the Spoo's daily Price Oscillator study confirmed closing negative on Friday and we've thus a Market Rhythm Target of 1964.5. Oil (58.16) is 2nd most volatile with an EDTR tracing of 92%, with price up the most (1.2%) in BEGOS. The current edition of The Gold Update underscores the yellow metal's and Bond's (144^28) recent strength.

12 Dec '14, 01:47 Pacific Time: Recovering from 17-hour power outage here in San Francisco. Site is up-to-date, (the "though" date on many of the web pages reads 12 Dec rather than the proper 11 Dec).

11 Dec '14, 04:37 Pacific Time: The EuroCurrencies are leading the BEGOS Markets in volatility thus far as QE expectations intensify following a rather subdued round of ECB long-term, low-interest loans to banks. Our least volatile component is Oil (61.42) having traced just 25% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). The Spoo's (2030.00) "front month" shifts to the March Contract upon the CME pit opening later this morning, "fair value" becoming -7.47. Note at our Market Magnets page the relative height of the Precious Metals, suggestive of some hesitancy for price. Retail Sales and Ex/Im data due at 05:30 PT.

10 Dec '14, 04:32 Pacific Time: Both Gold (1226.6) and Silver (17.015) hit their Market Rhythm Targets yesterday. The Bond (143^06) target of 138^17 was nixed as expected. The Spoo (2057.00) is triggering various technical negatives including a downside crossing of its daily MACD, a declining daily Price Oscillator which appears about a week away from turning negative, and a drop in its "Baby Blues" (Market Trends), indicative that the uptrend's consistency is breaking apart. BEGOS Markets to this point are only mildly volatile with Gold having traced 53% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) and Oil (62.60) -1.0%.

09 Dec '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: Silver's (16.550) daily Price Oscillator study has -- for the present --- turned whippy, confirming closing negative yesterday, but now provisionally positive; we'll maintain the upside Market Rhythm Target of 17.155 as 'tis supported by the daily MoneyFlow study (see 04 Dec); the 4-hr. MACD has also turned positive overnight. The Bond's (142^26) 12-hour Price Oscillator looks to confirm as positive at 12:00 PT: this would nix our 138^17 Market Rhythm Target, but not qualify for a Long signal. The Spoo (2049.75) again looks to lower the S&P (2060.31), by -10, were the opening now.

08 Dec '14, 04:38 Pacific Time: Oil (64.30) is off the most (-2.0%) amongst the BEGOS Markets to kick off the new week; given how rangy Oil has been of late, only 54% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) has been traced thus far, despite the session's move lower. 6 of the 8 BEGOS components are down, the exceptions being the 2 Precious Metals, both mildly higher. Open Market Rhythm targets remain as follows: Gold (1196.2, tar 1224.6), Silver (16.320, tar 17.155) and the Bond (141^14, tar 138^17). The Spoo (2069.00) would presently pull the S&P (2075.37) -6 points at its open. No Econ Baro data due.

05 Dec '14, 04:35 Pacific Time: Following Silver's (16.395) triggering a Long signal per its daily MoneyFlow study (see prior comment), yesterday's settle in turn also confirmed a Long signal upon the daily Price Oscillator study closing positive; the Market Rhythm Target of 17.155 is similar to that mentioned prior. Other targets remain intact for Gold (1200.3, tar 1224.6) and the Bond (141^26, tar 138^17). The Spoo (2073.75) remains better than 100 points above its valuation line (see Market Values). Volatility is mild in the BEGOS Markets ahead of jobs data and the trade deficit due at 05:30 PT.

04 Dec '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: Silver's (16.395) daily MoneyFlow study confirmed a Long signal at yesterday's close: this is not a study for the feint of heart, but is presently listed on our Market Rhythms page, and with an "optimal contract profit" of $4,200/cac, the Market Rhythm Target (from this session's opening price of 16.425) is 17.265. The BEGOS Markets, with the exception of Copper (2.8965), are fairly subdued given recent robust volatility: Copper's EDTR (See Market Ranges) tracing is 63%, but the balance of the Markets is sub-50% across the board. ECB announces at 04:45 PT, speech at 05:30 PT.

03 Dec '14, 04:42 Pacific Time: The EuroCurrencies are leading the BEGOS Markets volatility to this point, the EDTRs (see Market Ranges) respectively tracing 68% for the Euro (1.2326) and 60% for the Swiss (102.44). Oil (67.03) is down the most (-0.9%). The Bond (140^28) confirmed a negative stance on the 12-hr. Price Oscillator, suggesting a Market Rhythm Target of 138^17, and at our Market Magnets page, the Bond appears poised to pass below its Magnet. Incoming Econ Data today includes ADP Jobs, Q3 revisions to Productivity & Labor Costs, ISM Services and the Fed's Tan Tome due out at 11:00 PT.

02 Dec '14, 04:34 Pacific Time: Gold (1194.8) has provisionally flipped its Weekly parabolic trend to Long; confirmation is expected at this Friday's close; Gold's daily Price Oscillator study confirmed turning positive at yesterday's close: the Market Rhythm Target is 1224.6. Silver (16.160) achieved its Market Rhythm Target yesterday of 16.775 via the 17 Nov positive daily MACD signal. 6 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are presently in the red, save for slight increases in the Bond (141^28) and Spoo (2055.50); no one market is excessively volatile to this point: Gold's EDTR (Market Ranges) leading tracing is 77% thus far.

01 Dec '14, 04:28 Pacific Time: Gold (1170.0) sold off following its Swiss rejection and then, not unexpectedly, rose to presently sit higher than Friday's settle. The EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings are expansive for the Precious Metals, Silver's (15.580) being 450%, its low-to-high swing for the session already having covered $11,075/cac; the positive daily MACD study still has a Market Rhythm Target of 16.775, barring that study confirming a negative close. The Bond (142^30) is the least volatile BEGOS Market thus far (30% EDTR tracing). The ISM Index (07:00 PT) kicks off a heavy econ data week.

28 Nov '14, 04:27 Pacific Time: The Friday session continues, and save for the Bond (142^16), the 7 other BEGOS Markets are all in the red, most notably Oil (69.18, -5.9%) with an 283% tracing of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Gold's (1182.5, -1.3%) potentially triggering a daily Price Oscillator Long signal by Sunday's opening is presently off the table; we'll of course update the status of Gold's weekly parabolic trend in tomorrow's Gold Update. Silver (16.070, -2.8%) still is maintaining a positive stance in its daily MACD study, the Market Rhythm target being 16.775. Early closes today for all BEGOS products.

27 Nov '14, 04:34 Pacific Time: The pits may be closed for the StateSide holiday but our BEGOS Markets are on the move in what already is GLOBEX's Friday session. By EDTRs (see Market Ranges), Silver's (16.415) tracing is 96% and price -0.8%. Oil (72.16) is the largest loser -1.8%. The Bond (Dec 143^23, Mar 142^09) is at its highest level in better than a month (21 Oct). Gold (1195.6) may confirm a Long signal per its daily Price Oscillator by Sunday's opening, albeit price needs to hold these levels through tomorrow. The S&P (2072.83) remains terrifically high given our P/E at 29.2x (see Valuation & Rankings).

26 Nov '14, 04:34 Pacific Time: Oil's (73.88) Market Rhythm Target of 78.23 was nixed yesterday as OPEC did now vow to cut output; the 6-hr. Price Oscillator study turned negative but now does not merit our Market Rhythm qualifications for a Short signal. Silver's (Mar 16.620) target of 16.775 remains intact; moreover, the daily Price Oscillator studies on both Silver and Gold (Feb 1198.1) appear within a session or two of turning positive; their past signaling results are currently on our Market Rhythms page. Given the StateSide holiday tomorrow, the balance of the week's econ data has been moved into today.

25 Nov '14, 04:35 Pacific Time: Silver (16.610) is closing in on our Market Rhythm target of 16.725. Be wary that 1st notice for Dec Silver is Friday, as 'tis for Gold (1199.00), Copper (3.0050) and the Bond (142^11). As noted yesterday, Silver's March equivalent target is 16.775. Oil's (76.19) 6-hr. Price Oscillator reading remains positive and thus the target there is still 78.23. BEGOS Markets Volatility is seasonally narrowing to more normal levels as you can see at our Market Ranges page. Only the EuroCurrencies are weaker this morning and just barely so. Second look at Q3 GDP due at 05:30 PT.

24 Nov '14, 04:39 Pacific Time: We've now two open Market Rhythm-signaled targets: 1) is Silver (16.305) targeting 16.725 (or 16.775 if on the March Contract) per the positive daily MACD; and 2) is Oil (76.17) targeting 78.23 per the positive 6-hr. Price Oscillator. The BEGOS Markets are hardly volatile in starting off this Stateside-abbreviated trading week: the Bond (141^25) has the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) thus far at just 50%; the Precious Metals and Oil are the weakest to this point. A click on Earnings Season shows that for Q3 as now completed: 57% of bottom lines improved year-over-year.

21 Nov '14, 04:34 Pacific Time: China's rate cut and the Draghi's readiness to induce further EuroZone stimulus have the BEGOS Markets in volatility mode: both EuroCurrencies are lower by almost a full percent and have already traced at least 149% of their EDTRs (Market Ranges). The least volatile of the BEGOS bunch is the Bond (141^16) which is presently "unch" with a 52% EDTR tracing. Oil (77.64) is up the most at +1.7%, followed by Copper (3.0580, +1.4%) and the Spoo (2065.50, +0.7%). Oil's daily Price Oscillator may soon flip to positive, which per our Market Rhythms page would be a $2,000/cac play.

20 Nov '14, 04:40 Pacific Time: The Bond (141^23) is the BEGOS Markets' EDTR (see Market Ranges) leader thus far with a 91% tracing; (The narrowest is Oil [74.79] at just 36%). Gold (1191.9) is the strongest component +0.8%, mirrored by the weakest, Copper (3.0090) -0.8%. The Spoo (2037.75) is poised to pull the S&P (2048.72) lower, given weakening econ data from both Asia and Europe. Silver's (16.185) Market Rhythm target of 16.725 is still being maintained per the positive daily MACD. StateSide econ data completes its week today and includes the CPI, Existing Home Sales, Philly Fed Index & LEI.

19 Nov '14, 04:38 Pacific Time: BEGOS Market volatility is somewhat subdued with the FOMC's Oct meeting minutes due (11:00 PT). Silver's (16.195) daily MACD continues its positive positioning, the Market Rhythm target 16.725 as noted; at our Silver page, although price appears momentarily high vs. its Market Magnet, the "Baby Blues" are in ascent with key trading support per the Market Profile at 15.650. At our Market Trends page, despite Copper's (3.0130) recent price whips, the "Baby Blues" there are breaking lower; Copper's dominant Market Profile support is 3.0000; Houses data at 05:30 PT.

18 Nov '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: We've lifted the Copper (3.0030) 4-hr. MoneyFlow Short signal as price's whip re-signaled it to Long; the inconsistency of this specific metric has dropped it from the qualifying Market Rhythm criteria to justify a trade. Gold (1198.6) has regained the 1200s this session for the first time since 31 Oct; the precious metals and EuroCurrencies are the BEGOS upside leaders thus far. Oil's (75.67) Dec contract volume is moving into Jan with immaterial contango (+5¢). Silver (16.225) is lagging Gold's move, but the white metal's daily MACD signal remains Long for 16.725. PPI is due at 05:30 PT.

17 Nov '14, 04:41 Pacific Time: The Copper (3.0310) Short signal remains intact at 2.9535 per the 4-hr. MoneyFlow having pierced .25 last Thursday evening, (the stop being a confirmed .75-or higher reading). Only 2 of the 8 BEGOS Markets are presently higher: the Bond (142^02) and Gold (1188.4) in part on GDP shrinkage in Japan. Silver (16.135) confirmed via its daily MACD a Long signal at the session's open (16.305) targeting 16.725. The EuroCurrencies are the most volatile BEGOS components to this point, with their EDTR (Market Ranges) tracings exceeding 90%. The NY Empire Index is due out at 05:30 PT.

14 Nov '14, 04:40 Pacific Time: Last evening, the 4-hr. MoneyFlow study on Copper (3.0005) confirmed a reversal to Short, revising the Market Rhythm target from 3.0880 to 2.9535, albeit the red metal presently has the best gain (+0.4) of the BEGOS Markets. On the opposite end of the spectrum, Silver (15.350) is -1.9% and is BEGOS' most volatile market thus far, with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 90%. At Market Trends, that for every BEGOS Market is now down, the sole exception being the Spoo (2034.00), itself appearing to be topping out. Retail Sales begin the data parade at 05:30 PT.

13 Nov '14, 04:35 Pacific Time: Copper's (3.0425) 4-hr. MoneyFlow continues to maintain our Market Rhythm target of 3.0880; this shall remain the case barring the study first confirming a 4-hr. close below the .25 reading, ('tis presently .50); Copper is also up the most (+0.6%) of the BEGOS Markets and has the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing thus far at 82%. Despite the daily FinMedia negativity over Gold (1161.9), a glance at our Market Trends page shows price as having firmed for the last 4 days, with follow-through into today; Gold's EDTR of 22 points/day is the highest reading since this past January.

12 Nov '14, 04:29 Pacific Time: This morning's volatility bias is toward the Bond (141^12) and EuroCurrencies, the balance of the BEGOS Markets sporting EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings of less than 50%, with the exception of Copper (3.0380) having traced 54% of its EDTR to this point; Copper's 4-hr. MoneyFlow study is still in play for a Market Rhythm target of 3.0880. At our Market Trends page, save for the Spoo (2029.75) which is going straight up, Copper's trend and "Baby Blues" are the most buoyant of the bunch. Econ data resumes coming into our Economic Barometer following a two-day lull.

11 Nov '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: Just after the session' open, the 4-hr. MACD for Oil (77.11) flipped to negative; that nixed the 80.05 upside Market Rhythm target and replaced it with 76.51, which was reached overnight. Copper's (2.9995) 4-hr. MoneyFlow is still seeking 3.0880,although the red metal is the weakest (-0.6%) thus far of the BEGOS Markets, which in turn are mixed, with both Gold (1154.3) and the Spoo (2037.50) up the most (+0.2%), the latter's upside appearing unsustainable, (see our Market Trends page). Incoming economic data is quiet. Best to all our Veterans past, present and future.

10 Nov '14, 04:40 Pacific Time: Oil (79.53) is beginning the week as BEGOS' volatility leader, 70% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) traced to this point of the session; Oil's 4-hr. MACD is still positive and thus the Market Rhythm target price of 80.05 remains intact; again at Market Trends, Oil's "Baby Blues" appear to be firming in coming off the floor. Copper (3.0285), as suggested, had its 4-hr MoneyFlow study exceed .75, the target there now 3.0880. The Bond's (142^02) daily Price Oscillator study has provisionally turned positive, (i.e. not yet confirmed). Q3 Earnings Season now sub-60% improvement.

07 Nov '14, 04:34 Pacific Time: Copper's (3.0165) open Market Rhythm target of 2.9455 (see two comments prior) may get nullified and even reversed to an upside target as soon as this session, should the 4-hr. MoneyFlow confirm a period's close above .75, ('tis currently .71). Oil's (78.37) Market Rhythm target of 80.05 is in tact given the still positive 4-hr. MACD study. The BEGOS Markets are mixed ahead of the jobs data due at 05:30 PT, the Precious Metals components so far the most volatile and the Bond (140^17) & Spoo (2028.50) the least volatile. Tomorrow brings our Fifth Anniversary Gold Update!

06 Nov '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: On the heels of the BOE not changing rates and ahead of the ECB's announcement, the EuroCurrencies are leading the BEGOS Markets in volatility with EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings either side of 60% thus far. The markets are bordered by Gold (1144.7, +0.4%) and Oil (78.50, -0.5%), albeit the latter yesterday confirmed a positive crossing on its 4-hr. MACD, our Market Rhythms target being 80.05; again to that end, mind both that study as well as Oil's "Baby Blues" at the Market Trends page. For Q3, weaker Productivity and higher Unit Labor Costs data are due at 05:30 PT.

05 Nov '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: Silver (15.185) is presently -5.2% with the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 226% in the BEGOS Markets, followed by Gold (1139.9), -2.4% with an EDTR tracing of 203%. The most benign component of the group is the Bond (141^02), -0.2% with a 41% EDTR tracing. The only BEGOS Market in the black in the Spoo (2015.75), +0.5, EDTR tracing 43%. Yesterday, Copper (2.9795) confirmed a negative 4-hr. MoneyFlow signal such as to target 2.9455; the 12-hr. version of the same study may also confirm negative today/tomorrow. ADP jobs data due at 05:15 PT.

04 Nov '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: Yesterday's comment noted that Oil's (76.52) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) were on the rise, our earliest suggestion of trend change; yet price is -2.1% this morning with 119% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) already traced, the most of the BEGOS Markets. (The Spoo [2008.75] is the least volatile with an EDTR tracing of just 29%). Oil's daily MACD is presently crossing to negative, however should that signal confirm by day's end, we wouldn't chase it lower. At our Market Magnets page, Gold (1169.1) is well below its Magnet. Negative Factory Orders are expected at 07:00 PT.

03 Nov '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: Gold (1172.3) is trading better than 10 points above its session low (1161.0), the title of the current edition of The Gold Update being “Gold Is Now WAY Oversold”. The 3 BEGOS Metals are the volatility leaders thus far, the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing being 96% for Copper (3.0630), with Silver (16.090) a close 2nd with a 95% tracing. At our Market Trends page, the "Baby Blues" for Oil (80.88) are coming off the floor, which suggests the selling since mid-year is done such that we'll see higher prices in the ensuing weeks. ISM and Construction data due at 07:00 PT.

31 Oct '14, 04:47 Pacific Time: The BOJ's surprise stimulus move (60% increase in bond buying, tripling of ETF & REIT buying, doubling of domestic stock buying) has Gold (1173.9) -2.1% with 256% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) traced. This is to the benefit of the Spoo (2009.00), which is +1.1% and has achieved our Market Rhythm target of 2002. Oil's (80.47) Market Rhythm target of 79.45 remains open per the 2-hr. MoneyFlow signal (see 28 Oct). Incoming Econ Data is plentiful today with Personal Inc/Spd, PCE Inflation and the ECI due at 05:30 PT, and then Chi PMI (06:45 PT) and UofM Sentiment (06:55 PT).

30 Oct '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: QE having drawn to close, Q3's initial GDP report is due at 05:30PT. Silver's (16.795) 6-hr. MACD signal reversed to negative at 18:00 PT, in turn reversing our Market Rhythm target to 17.02, which was achieved overnight. Gold (1204.0) similarly met its 1216.1 Market Rhythm target. Oil's (81.48) 2-hr. MoneyFlow study is till targeting 79.45 and the Spoo's (1962.25) daily Price Oscillator study remains positive with 2002.00 as its target. Except for the Bond (141^23) the other 7 BEGOS Markets are presently all in the red with the precious metals leading on the downside.

29 Oct '14, 04:38 Pacific Time: Today we look for the FOMC to formally nix further QE for the present whilst not tampering with rates. Ahead of that 11:00 PT announcement, the BEGOS Markets are very subdued, 6 of the 8 with EDTR tracings (Market Ranges) of less than 30%. We've two additional open Market Rhythm targets that being for Silver (17.185, tar 17.440) based on a positive 6-hr. MACD crossing and the Spoo (1976.00, tar 2002.00) per its positive daily Price Oscillator crossing. The other open Market Rhythm Targets are still in place for Gold (1227.1, tar 1216.1) and Oil (82.26, tar 79.45).

28 Oct '14, 04:32 Pacific Time: Gold (1227.6) is leading the BEGOS Markets in volatility, 76% of the yellow metal's EDTR (see our Market Ranges page) traced to this point of the session; note a topping of volatility readings at that page). Gold's 6-hr. Price Oscillator remains negative with a Market Rhythm target of 1216.1, (the daily version is still positive). Copper yesterday achieved its Market Rhythm target of 3.0650. Oil (81.51) is working a negative signal from its 2-hr. MoneyFlow suggestive of a retest of yesterday's low (actual Market Rhythm target 79.45). Durables due at 05:30 PT; Confidence at 07:00 PT.

27 Oct '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: No one BEGOS Market thus far has traced greater than 42% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) thus far, the Euro (1.2673) being the rangiest. Neither is there strength in any of these markets, albeit the weakest is Oil (80.44) which is -1.0%. For both Gold (1230.4) and Copper (3.0520), their aforementioned Market Rhythm targets remain open respectively at 1216.1 and 3.0650. As detailed in the current edition of The Gold Update, this short-term weakness is within the broader positive daily Price Oscillator and nearing expectation for the weekly parabolic trend soon turning Long.

24 Oct '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: To this point of the session, volatility is very subdued relative to the marked seasonal increases in the EDTRs (see our Market Ranges page). The Spoo (1939.50) has traced the most of the EDTRs at just 41%, and is pointing toward a lower S&P (1950.82) opening. Lower, too, is Oil (81.38), whilst the balance is positive for the 6 other BEGOS Markets. We've two "open" Market Rhythm targets: Gold (1232.5) targeting 1216.1 per its negative 6-hr. price oscillator, and Copper (3.0480) targeting 3.0650 per its positive 4-hr. EMA crossing. New Home Sales are due at 07:00 PT.

23 Oct '14, 04:41 Pacific Time: Volatility is normal and fairly evenly spread across the BEGOS Markets spectrum so far. Up the most is Copper (3.0365, +0.8%) and down the most is Silver (17.065, -0.6%). Gold's (1236.8) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are at the highest levels since their June-July upswing, yet a glance at our Market Ranges page shows Gold as well as Silver to be comparatively lacking in this robust seasonal volatility of the other BEGOS components. Per our Earnings Season link, note that Q3 results are boasting 67% year-over-year improvement, which is quite good thus far. LEI at 07:00 PT.

22 Oct '14, 04:34 Pacific Time: Copper (3.0380) has the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing at just 57%, reflective of how more muted the BEGOS Markets are to this point of the session. Per our Market Rhythm's page, presently we've Copper's best trading timeframe on its 4-hr. measures of both MoneyFlow and EMA crossovers. Meanwhile at Market Magnets, the Spoo (1934.25) appears grossly overbought by that measure. At our S&P (1941.28) Valuation & Rankings page, the "live" p/e of 36.2x remains expensive given the Index's -7% correction, (or -10% using intra-day data). CPI at 05:30 PT.

21 Oct '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: The Market Rhythm target for Gold (1249.7, tar 1251.1) was reached earlier in the session, but as noted below, that does not preclude a run back above 1300. The BEGOS Markets appear fairly normal in terms of volatility, with both Copper (3.009, +0.8%) and the Spoo (1913.50, +0.7%) as the upside leaders; 1913 may be viewed as a key price for the Spoo as 'twould put the S&P exactly on a 50% retracement back up within its current downtrend from the Index's high of 2019 to its low of 1820, (fair value being -6.76). Oil's (82.12) "Baby Blues" still falling at Market Trends.

20 Oct '14, 04:28 Pacific Time: Gold's (1244.1) daily Price Oscillator confirmed a shift to positive at Friday's close; from this session's open (1239.1) our Market Rhythm target during the positive stance of the oscillator is 1251.1, which may appear modest given the median follow-through of the last 9 shifts to be 65 points, thereby "suggestive" of a move to 1304.1 as detailed and charted in the current edition of The Gold Update. Copper (2.9765) is the session's most volatile BEGOS Market and Oil (82.21) the least so. Incoming Econ Data is lighter this week, however Q3 Earnings Season, per our link, will be busy.

17 Oct '14, 04:44 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are exhibiting more normalized levels of volatility thus far, the Spoo (1877.50) and Oil (83.97) getting the bid at the expense of the Bond (143^02). The latter may confirm a negative crossing on its 8-hr. MACD at 08:00 PT: in 7 of the last 10 crossings, price has followed-through by at least one full point ($1,000/cac). Oil's contract volume is moving into Dec today, (1st notice for Nov is 22 Oct). Gold (1236.8) is fairly firm (-0.2%) and may confirm the daily Price Oscillator as positive at session's end. Housing Starts are due at 05:30 PT and UofM Sentiment at 07:00.

16 Oct '14, 04:46 Pacific Time: Gold (1243.9) is now provisionally posting a positive stance in its daily Price Oscillator study; 'tis not a confirmation of such until it remains positive at close; per our Market Rhythm's page you can see that this study has had follow-through of at least $1,200/cac after confirmation in all 9 prior cases tested, (see also the chart at the foot of the BEGOS Markets page for Gold). The Bond (145^12) is in territory rarely seen over the last 10 years, the yield now just 2.876%. The Spoo (1827.00) is sufficiently fast that 'tis difficult to pinpoint how low the S&P (1862.49) will open.

15 Oct '14, 04:37 Pacific Time: Oil's (80.58) downtrend consistency remains in force, price presently -2.1% for the session and the 2nd most volatile via our EDTR (see Market Ranges) for the BEGOS markets, with a tracing of 82%. Silver (17.150) is the most volatile with a 92% tracing. 7 of the 8 BEGOS components are down, the exception being the Bond (143^07) which is +0.3%. The daily Price Oscillator studies on Gold (1226.9), the Euro (1.2654) and the Swiss (1.4080) still have not turned positive, but are near to so doing. Incoming data for the Econ Baro begins in earnest today through week's end.

14 Oct '14, 04:27 Pacific Time: The Bond (142^27) has not traded this high -- nor its yield (3.014%) this low -- since May 2013; for the session thus far, the Bond is also the volatility leader in BEGOS, the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing being 104%. Silver (17.490) is the least volatile with just a 20% tracing. A glance at our Market Trends page tells the story: Oil (84.75) and the Spoo (1870.25) are clearly in consistent decline as the other 6 BEGOS components get the bid. We remain in wait for the daily Price Oscillator studies to flip positive for Gold (1235.4), the Euro (1.2664) and the Swiss (1.0486).

13 Oct '14, 04:28 Pacific Time: Gold (1228.0) is the most volatile BEGOS Market thus far with an EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing of 90%. A highlight in the current edition of The Gold Update is the rising of the "Baby Blues (see Market Trends) for both Gold and Silver (17.450). The daily Price Oscillator of each of Gold, the Euro (1.2696) and the Swiss (1.0507) have yet to confirm turning positive, however Gold's 4-hr. MACD study is pointing to a Market Rhythm target of 1240.6, (although that signal presently appears fragile). This is a heavy week of incoming Econ Data, but there's nothing substantive until Wed.

10 Oct '14, 04:31 Pacific Time: Studies we're watching for pending LongSide Market Rhythm signals are the daily Price Oscillators on each of Gold (1223.4), the Euro (1.2665) and the Swiss (1.0472); none of these three are presently pointing to a confirmation at today's close, but as noted yesterday specific to Gold, all 3 appear within a few days reach, barring their prices resuming their downtrends; again keep an eye on them via our Market Trends link. Thus far, Copper (3.0020) is BEGOS' volatility leader at an 84% EDTR tracing (Market Ranges), with Silver's (17.310) the most docile at 42%. Ex/Im pricing at 05:30 PT.

09 Oct '14, 04:28 Pacific Time: Gold (1229.9) is nearing another LongSide signal, this time via its daily Price Oscillator study, (the daily MACD having just netted the aforementioned $1,000/cac gain); the new signal may confirm as early as at settle today or tomorrow. Gold, +0.7%, has traced 74% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) thus far, the rangiest BEGOS component being the Swiss' (1.0548) 82% tracing. With the exception of Oil (87.25) and the Spoo (1960.00), all the BEGOS Markets are presently higher. Again as noted yesterday, go to our Market Trends link, with the "Baby Blues" for the metals on the rise.

08 Oct '14, 04:30 Pacific Time: Both Oil (87.99) and Gold (1217.0) have achieved their Market Rhythm Targets for gains of $1,100/cac and $1,000/cac respectively. The best Market Rhythm signals to monitor are those as updated daily at our menu link. Ahead of the FOMC Minutes (11:00 PT), the BEGOS Markets are mixed and volatility normal. Silver (17.340) is presently the strongest of the bunch +0.9% and Oil the weakest -0.5%. Gold leads the volatility with 75% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) traced and the Spoo (1933.00) has traced the least at 34%. Note the metals' "Baby Blues" turning up at Market Trends.

07 Oct '14, 04:34 Pacific Time: The daily MACD study for Gold (1206.9) chopped back to the LongSide as confirmed at yesterday's close, changing the Market Rhythm target to 1217.8; for Oil (90.23) the ShortSide signal of its daily MACD maintains that Market Rhythm target of 88.67. The EuroCurrencies are leading the BEGOS Markets' volatility and are lower given continued weakness in Germany's economic data. Presently, every BEGOS Market is down vis-à-vis yesterday's GLOBEX settle with the exception of the Bond (139^17), up just 1 pip. Q3 Earnings Season has begun and can be tracked via our menu link.

06 Oct '14, 04:29 Pacific Time: Both Gold (1194.8) and Oil (90.29) confirmed negative crossings on their daily MACD studies at Friday's close. Their respective Market Rhythm targets are 1182.0 and 88.67, barring these signals confirming reverses to positive. Presently, all 8 BEGO Markets components are up, the most volatile thus far being Gold and Copper (3.0270) each with 100% of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges) already traced, the Bond (139^11) being the narrowest mover with an EDTR tracing of just 33%. The Spoo (1967.75) is again up within its "textbook" oversold condition as are the EuroCurrencies.

03 Oct '14, 04:29 Pacific Time: Gold (1207.9) is again close to tapping the year's low at 1202.5, albeit the daily MACD remains mildly positive and the "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) continue their mild ascent. Oil's (90.64) daily MACD is poised to confirm a shift to negative at today's close; should that occur, the Market Rhythm target would be $1,100/cac lower (1.10 points) as measured from Sunday evening's opening. The Spoo (1948.25) is "textbook" near-term oversold and is the only BEGOS Market of the 8 that is presently higher. EDTR (Market Ranges) tracings are moderate ahead of the jobs report.

02 Oct '14, 04:29 Pacific Time: The Spoo (1941.50) achieved its Market Rhythm target of 1935.00, for a gain (as measured from the opening on 26 Sep upon the daily Price Oscillator's having confirmed as negative) of $1,300/cac. Gold (1211.8) confirmed a positive cross on its daily MACD at yesterday's settle: the Market Rhythm target is 1224.4, (which was practically reached overnight); the target remains in place until achieved or the MACD confirms going negative. Oil (88.80) is -2.1% and is the most volatile BEGOS Market so far with a 139% tracing of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Factory Orders @ 07:00 PT.

01 Oct '14, 04:32 Pacific Time: After recording its rangiest trading day in better than a year, Oil (91.67) is the least volatile in BEGOS thus far, trading just 26% of the EDTR (see Market Ranges). Copper is the most volatile at a 102% EDTR tracing and is +1.2%. The weakest markets are the EuroCurrencies. The Spoo (1963.25) continues to see its daily Price Oscillator weaken, our Market Rhythm target for 1935.00 remaining intact. Gold (1210.0) is near its session high, the year's low of 1202.5 yet to be tested. At Market Trends, mind the "Baby Blues" on the Bond (138^07) as the linreg trend is poised to go positive.

30 Sep '14, 04:29 Pacific Time: Volatility is running quite a bit above normal so far amongst the BEGOS Markets, with the EuroCurrencies and Precious Metals sporting EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings well in excess of 100%. Both the Euro (1.2583) and Swiss (1.0432) are -0.9% with EDTR tracings respectively of 164% and 149%. Silver (17.165) is off the most in BEGOS at -1.7% and trading at a 4 1/2-year low, whilst Gold (1207.0) has all but made a fresh low for the year. The Spoo (1976.00) is +0.3%, however its daily Price Oscillator study is lower. 07:00 PT brings us the Chicago PMI and Consumer Confidence.

29 Sep '14, 04:29 Pacific Time: The Spoo (1964.00) presently suggests a -12 opening for the S&P (1982.85) which would erode the majority of Friday's gains; also, the Spoo is the most volatile thus far of the BEGOS bunch, having traced 83% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges); the daily Price Oscillator has furthered its negativity and thus the Market Rhythm target of 1935.00 remains firm. The Dollar (85.730), whose spoiler role is highlighted in the current edition of The Gold Update, is down as the EuroCurrencies gain ground. The metals are up as is the Bond (138^04). Data pending on Personal Inc/Spd at 05:30 PT.

26 Sep '14, 04:38 Pacific Time: The daily Price Oscillator study on the Spoo (1963.50) confirmed turning negative yesterday after having been positive for better than a month: our Market Rhythm target during this negative condition is 1935.00. Contrarily, the 6-hr. MoneyFlow study on the Bond (137^31) confirmed a LongSide move at 00:00 PT, however this signal falls just short of our criteria to make the Market Rhythms list on that page; as well, the Bond (as noted two comments prior) has arrived at chart resistance in the 138 handle. BEGOS metals are firmer thus far despite further EuroCurrency weakness.

25 Sep '14, 04:28 Pacific Time: The Bond (137^05) is the sole BEGOS Market presently higher in the session; per yesterday's comment, the Bond's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) continue to work higher this morning. The EuroCurrencies are leading the BEGOS volatility, their EDTRs (see Market Ranges) being the most traced thus far. The two weakest markets are Gold (1210.0) and Copper (3.0380), both -0.6%. Amongst our list of the best Market Rhythms upon which to keep an eye, the 6-hr. Price Oscillator on Oil (93.00) may pop positive by day's end. Notably weaker Durables are due @ 05:30 PT.

24 Sep '14, 04:37 Pacific Time: At our Market Trends page, the "Baby Blues" on the Bond (137^09) are curling higher, an early indication that the 21-day linreg downtrend is fizzling; an aggressive play there is thus to the LongSide with a stop either below the trend's recent low of 135^13, or more tightly below the clump of trading support in the 136^08-136^04 band as shown at our Market Profiles page; risk is unbalanced given chart resistance at 138^00; (be wary as well of a 5-yr. T-Note auction later today). The Spoo (1977.25) is +0.3% after the S&P (1982.77) closed on the day's low. New Home Sales at 07:00 PT.

23 Sep '14, 04:26 Pacific Time: Gold (1231.9) is the BEGOS leader to the upside (+1.4%) and has the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing thus far at 155%; Silver (17.895) in a still deeply-oversold condition (see Market Magnets) is higher at +1.0%, its EDTR traced by 105%. The balance of the BEGOS Markets also are all higher with the exception of the Spoo (1980.50) at -0.3%; its daily Price Oscillator study appears poised to go negative this week. Our anticipation of the same study for Oil (91.68) turning positive has yet to materialize. Mind our Market Profiles page for apices of near-term overhead resistance.

22 Sep '14, 04:32 Pacific Time: Silver (17.655) per our comment of better than a month ago (18 Aug) regarding the 13/89 daily EMA negative crossing and as detailed in recent editions of The Gold Update is now, per the current edition, "well-oversold" whether measured by its distance from its Market Magnet, its price relative to that of Gold, as well as by more traditional textbook technical tools. Keep an eye at Market Trends for Silver's "Baby Blues" to at some point come off of the floor. Having traced 158% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) thus far, no other BEGOS Market is over 100%. Existing Home Sales at 07:00 PT.

19 Sep '14, 04:29 Pacific Time: Of the 8 Markets that comprise BEGOS, just 2 are above water to this point of the session, namely the Spoo (2010.25, +0.3%) and barely Copper (3.0970, +0.1%). Whilst no one component has traced in excess of its EDTR (see Market Ranges), the EuroCurrencies are the most volatile and presently the weakest (-0.5%); however, the "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) for both the Euro (1.2868) and Swiss (1.0664) are just perceptively beginning to curl up from their respective floors, an early notion of their downtrends having run the bulk of their courses. Leading Indicators at 07:00 PT.

18 Sep '14, 04:35 Pacific Time: The EuroCurrencies and the Bond (135^25) have exhibited the most volatility thus far in BEGOS, the Swiss (1.0669) leading the EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings at 118%. The most subtle market is Silver (18.520) with just a 35% EDTR tracing. Gold (1224.2) has hit its lowest level since early January, although price is resilient in the session and presently just above yesterday's GLOBEX settle of 1223.9. Oil's (94.51) "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) continue to climb toward clearing negativity where they've resided since early July. Housing Data at 05:30 PT; Philly Fed at 07:00.

17 Sep '14, 04:30 Pacific Time: Copper (3.1465) swiftly reached its Market Rhythm target of 3.1440 during yesterday's session. The daily Price Oscillator study on Oil (94.57) still is not quite positive, albeit at Market Trends, Oil's "Baby Blues" are pulling up from the floor. Today brings the FOMC's decision on rates as QE winds downs and the improving data (see our Economic Barometer) should play into the Statement and Yellen press conference. Both the Bond (136^06) and Gold (1238.0) are firm thus far, the remaining 6 BEGOS markets slightly weaker on balance. CPI at 05:30 PT and NAHB Housing at 07:00.

16 Sep '14, 04:30 Pacific Time: Per the prior two comments, Copper (3.1070) has confirmed a LongSide signal per the 4-hr. MoneyFlow study, (see Market Rhythms for the details on what triggers this and the other studies); the target price is 3.1440, (which from yesterday's confirm price [at 08:00 PT] of 3.0920 is $1,300/cac). We're also returning focus to Oil's (92.66) daily Price Oscillator study, which after approaching positive territory two weeks ago only to back off, is again looking to leave negative territory, (i.e. not yet confirmed). The metals and Bond (136^17) are the BEGOS risers thus far. PPI at 05:30 PT.

15 Sep '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: The Copper (3.0865) 4-hr. MoneyFlow study noted in the prior comment would presently confirm a shift to the LongSide come 08:00 PT; per our Market Rhythms page you can see that study's price follow-through has reached at least $1,300/cac in 6 of the last 7 confirms. Oil (91.37) is off the most (-0.8%) in BEGOS and has traced the most (96%) of the EDTRs (see Market Ranges). The current edition of The Gold Update -- notably in its opening graphic -- reflects the recent pronounced weakness across BEGOS. NY Empire Index is due at 05:30 PT; IndProd/CapUtil at 06:15.

12 Sep '14, 04:39 Pacific Time: Silver (18.640) is the most volatile BEGOS Market thus far with 89% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) traced. Volume in the EuroCurrencies is moving into their December contracts, (Monday is "1st Notice" for September). Refer to our Market Rhythms page for technical studies that we find are producing the most consistent results; one we're watching at the moment is Copper's (3.0960) 4-hr. MoneyFlow, the next signal of which will be to the LongSide once that study confirms a 4-hr. period's ending above 75, (0-100 scale), in your analytics. Retail Sales due at 05:30 PT.

11 Sep '14, 04:30 Pacific Time: The Spoo (September=1988.50) rolls into December this morning as the pit front-month ; the Dec fair value is -8.74 (vs Sep -0.87); volume shan't surpass that of Sep until Fri/Mon. All 3 BEGOS metals are under pressure thus far: Copper (3.0645) is -1.5% with an EDTR tracing (see Market Ranges) of 124%, respectively, Silver (18.740) is -1.2% with 119% traced, and Gold (1242.3) is -0.6% with 93% traced. We're shelving our anticipation of Oil's (90.57) daily Price Oscillator turning positive. A glance at our Market Trends page confirms negativity across all 8 BEGOS Markets.

10 Sep '14, 04:32 Pacific Time: No one BEGOS Market is presently changed by more than +/-0.2% nor have we any excessive EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracings. Neither have we had a confirmed Market Rhythms signal of late upon which we'd leap: a calm before the storm. Our Market Trends page shows Silver (19.055), per its "Baby Blues", in one of the most consistent downtrends in memory, the dots now having been buried below -80% for better than a month. Indeed, every BEGOS Markets' 21-day linear regression trend is down, save for the Spoo (1990.00) and barely so Copper (3.1030). WhlsInv @ 07PT.

09 Sep '14, 04:28 Pacific Time: Copper (3.1430) is again the BEGOS Markets' volatility leader, its EDTR (see Market Ranges) already 113% traced, with price -1.3%. A distant 2nd is Oil (93.74), its tracing 61%, with price +0.6%. The only "active" Market Rhythm signal, which we're not chasing, is a confirmed negative crossing for Gold (1256.6) on its 6-hr. MACD that is targeting a price of 1238.6, which in turn would be beyond the 1280-1240 support zone. Our preference is to remain on watch for Oil's daily Price Oscillator to confirm a positive stance. The EuroCurrencies appear quite low per their Market Magnets.

08 Sep '14, 04:28 Pacific Time: Oil (92.76) is lower for a third successive session, keeping a shift to positive on its daily Price Oscillator at bay. As noted on 03 Sep and now as confirmed in the current edition of The Gold Update, the weekly parabolic trend for Gold (1265.9) has flipped to Short toward re-entrapping price in the 1280-1240 support zone. Following a rash of Copper (3.1985) buying at the open, 'tis the most volatile BEGOS Market is with 117% of its EDTR traced (see Market Ranges). The Bond (138^10) is firmer and the Spoo (2003.00) lower, Precious Metals and EuroCurrencies muted.

05 Sep '14, 04:24 Pacific Time: With August payrolls in the balance at 05:30 PT, the Spoo (1991.25) is again leading the BEGOS Markets' EDTR tracings, thus far at 83% (see Market Ranges); as well the Spoo is off the most (-0.4%) of the BEGOS bunch. Strength is in all 3 of the BEGOS metals, Gold (1266.6) presently up the most (+0.4%). Oil's (94.54) daily Price Oscillator study has yet to turn positive, however 'tis closer to so doing, the "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) for Oil continuing to notch higher. Silver (19.135) has come within 2¢ of sub-19 as has been our concern in recent editions of The Gold Update.

04 Sep '14, 04:32 Pacific Time: Despite the fallout in Oil (95.36) that canceled our Market Rhythm target for 97.27, we're now monitoring the daily Price Oscillator which is tending towards turning positive in the next session or two; also at Market Trends, Oil's "Baby Blues" are continuing to come off of the mat. The Spoo (2005.75) is the largest EDTR tracer (73%) so far in BEGOS with a lot of incoming data due later today including that from the ADP on jobs, Productivity, and ISM Services; look for the Econ Baro to be updated after 07:00 PT. The 3 BEGOS metals are all firm and the EuroCurrencies lower ahead of the ECB.

03 Sep '14, 04:26 Pacific Time: With the exception of Copper (3.1410), yesterday had the early sense of a micro-Black Swan as the 7 other BEGOS Markets were down, some firmly so such as the Bond (138^08), Gold (1269.4), Silver (19.210) & Oil (93.77). The latter's 4-hr. Price Oscillator study turned negative to nix our 97.27 upside Market Rhythm target. Gold has returned to the trappings of the 1280-1240 support zone as has been frequently displayed in The Gold Update's chart of weekly bars, by which the parabolic trend shall show has having flipped to Short by week's end. Factory Orders at 07:00 PT.

02 Sep '14, 04:30 Pacific Time: The Globex session which began Sunday afternoon (PT) continues with all but one BEGOS Market now down, save for the Spoo (2003.00). The precious metals are the volatility leaders and taking the brunt of the selling: Gold (1272.4, -1.2%) has traced 187% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) and Silver (19.255, -1.3%) 128% of its EDTR. Oil's (95.18) Market Rhythm target per the positive 4-hr. Price Oscillator is still 97.27. With volatility now ramping up from StateSide Labor Day through at least October, it pays to stay apprised of what signals are best at our Market Rhythms page.

01 Sep '14, 04:35 Pacific Time: StateSide trading floors are closed for Labor Day, however the BEGOS Markets are on the move. Copper (3.1500) is the most volatile thus far with 65% of its EDTR traced (see Market Ranges) and is down the most (-0.4%) in BEGOS. Gold (1288.8) is the only BEGOS Market presently higher, albeit marginally so; The Gold Update's current edition is our 250th and is entitled "The Case For Gold $2,000 Today". Oil's (95.69) LongSide Market Rhythm target of 97.27 remains supported by the positive stance of the 4-hr. Price Oscillator; Oil's "Baby Blues" are on the rise at Market Trends.

29 Aug '14, 04:34 Pacific Time: The Spoo (2001.50) hit its Market Rhythm target of 2003.75 overnight as derived from the daily Price Oscillator positive crossing (see 21 Aug comment). BEGOS EDTR tracings (Market Ranges) are moderate thus far heading into the StateSide holiday weekend. Oil (94.94) has confirmed a positive Price Oscillator crossing on the 4-hr. bars, the target there being 97.27. Copper's (3.1695) daily 13/89 EMA looks to fail on the positive side (see 27 Aug comment), the daily MACD also near to crossing down. Today is 1st Notice for the Sep Bond (141^17) as it rolls into Dec (140^03).

28 Aug '14, 04:28 Pacific Time: Silver (19.740) is nicely defying the lower "odds" of its 13/89 daily EMA negative crossing (confirmed at 11 Aug close); fortunately, Silver had already achieved our downside Market Rhythm target (see 20 Aug comment) and its daily MACD presently would confirm a positive crossing at session's end, although that study's Market Rhythm has not been sufficiently consistent in recent crossings to warrant taking a position; this morning the white metal has BEGOS' broadest EDTR tracing at 166% (Market Ranges) and price is +1.6%. Gold's (1292.9) EDTR tracing ranks 2nd at 110%.

27 Aug '14, 04:31 Pacific Time: All 8 BEGOS Markets are quietly higher at present. Copper (3.2095) has confirmed another upside Market Rhythm signal, (in addition the the positive daily MACD crossing) as its 13/89 daily EMA also has positively crossed; the latter signal's target (about 3.2785) is more modest than that using the MACD (about 3.3470); Copper's "Baby Blues" are rising (see Market Trends), but with the trend itself still down, that closer target is more prudent. The Spoo (2000.00) still has its 2003.75 target open per the daily Price Oscillator positive crossing of 19 Aug. Light econ calendar today.

26 Aug '14, 04:27 Pacific Time: Precious metals are getting the bid this morning, Gold (1288.2) having the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing thus far at +128%, with Silver's (19.505) at +97%; both markets have been up by at least +1.0%. Copper (3.1985) is off the most (-0.7%) in BEGOS although its newly confirmed positive crossing on the daily MACD remains intact. After the S&P's (1997.92) crossing above 2000 yesterday, the Spoo (1998.25) presently would put the Index back above that milestone at the RTH opening. In the balance however are July's Durable Orders due out at 05:30 PT.

25 Aug '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: Following the 4-hour Globex-delayed open, the session's strength is thus far in the Bond (140^29), Oil (93.81) and the Spoo (1994.50); the latter's LongSide Market Rhythm signal for 2003.75 remains intact as triggered last week on the daily Price Oscillator study. Contract volume for both Silver (19.400) and Copper (3.040) is moving into the December contracts; the red metal did confirm a LongSide signal per the daily MACD with a Market Rhythm target of 3.3245, (or about 3.3470 basis Dec). EuroCurrencies continue to weaken. Jul New Home Sales are due at 07:00 PT.

22 Aug '14, 04:38 Pacific Time: Gold (1281.7), Silver (19.495) and Copper (3.1980) are the BEGOS upside leaders thus far; the red metal's daily MACD is presently poised to turn positive by session's end, such signal's Market Rhythm analysis having yielded fairly robust results (in 7 of the last 10 crossings) with follow-through moves of at least 0.1200 points ($3,000/cac). The Bond (140^15) is also up ahead of comments from Jackson Hole by both Yellen (07:00 PT) and Draghi (11:30 PT). If the Spoo (1987.00) reaches its high "if an up day" (BEGOS Markets S&P 500 page) the S&P (1992.37) itself would hit 2000.

21 Aug '14, 04:28 Pacific Time: On occasion, a Market Rhythm signal can trigger and rapidly hit its target: so was the case for Gold (1281.3), the daily price oscillator for which confirmed a negative crossing at yesterday's close (1292.5) with a target (1279.9) that was achieved overnight; Gold is the EDTR (Market Ranges) tracing leader thus far at 130%. The Spoo (1986.50) triggered a positive daily price oscillator commencing at the open of yesterday's session, the target price being 2003.75; that would see the S&P (1986.51) cross 2000 for the first time. Econ Baro update post-data after 07:00 PT.

20 Aug '14, 04:31 Pacific Time: Silver (19.460) reached our Market Rhythm target of 19.445 yesterday; again as mentioned in both the 18 Aug comment and current Gold Update, the negative stance of the 13/89 EMA crossing could, per prior median crossings, pull Silver sub-19. The EuroCurrencies are defying the recent up-curl in their respective "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends), both the Euro (1.3284) and Swiss (1.0974) at their lowest levels in almost a year; they are the EDTR (see Market Ranges) leaders in the session. The BEGOS metals markets are all higher, as is Oil (93.15); FOMC Minutes due at 11:00 PT.

19 Aug '14, 04:31 Pacific Time: Gold's (1301.5) 12-hr. Price Oscillator study flipped to negative at 00:00 PT thus nullifying the 1327.6 target; but the Market Rhythm for this signal is now not strong enough to consider the ShortSide. 6 of the 8 BEGOS Markets (save for the EuroCurrencies) are higher, with Silver (19.655) leading the pack +0.4%; still, Silver's 13/89 EMA cross on the daily bars has furthered its negativity, the Market Rhythm target there still in play for 19.445. The most volatile BEGOS Market thus far is the Bond (140^17) in tracing 51% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). CPI & Housing at 05:30 PT.

18 Aug '14, 04:30 Pacific Time: A highlight in the current edition of the Gold Update is Silver's (19.555) 13/89 EMA on the daily bars having confirmed a negative cross; whilst on the September contract the Market Rhythm follow-through target of 19.445 has almost already been achieved, "median" and "average" follow-through distances for the last 10 such crossings would in the current case put Silver into the 18s/17s, (again our trading target is only down to 19.445). For this session, equities are higher and debt lower. Oil's (96.32) contract volume is rolling into October (94.39) with $2 negative contango.

15 Aug '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: The Market Rhythm target for Copper (3.0980, tar 3.0960) was achieved yesterday for a ShortSide gain (from 3.2160 on 17 July) of $3,000/cac; this MACD-triggered move really caught the cresting of Copper's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) for the ride down. The BEGOS Markets to this point of the session are only mildly higher, with the exception of Gold (1313.3), ahead of incoming data for the PPI, NY Index, IndPrd/CapUtil and Michigan Sentiment. Look for the Econ Baro to be updated just after 07:00 PT. This is the last day of Q2 Earnings Season: 55% bettered y-o-y.

14 Aug '14, 04:45 Pacific Time: The Swiss (1.1036) has the largest EDTR tracing (see Market Ranges) thus far amongst the BEGOS Markets at 103%, followed by the Euro (1.3379) at 92%; EuroZone growth has slowed to a halt. The Spoo (1946.75) is the most subdued Market with a 34% EDTR tracing. Copper (3.1080) is off the most (-0.3%) in BEGOS; the red metal's Market Rhythm target of 3.0960 is within range today. Yesterday's eyed Bond (139^16) Short on the 6-hr. MoneyFlow study did not confirm. Gold (1311.4) is seeing its "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) stall; those for Silver (19.845) remain in decline.

13 Aug '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: Copper (3.1365) continues to work lower, hitting its lowest levels since the daily MACD triggered a Short (see 17 July comment), the Market Rhythm target still being 3.0960. Gold's (1309.4) 12-hr. Price Oscillator study remains positive and targeting 1327.6. We're eying a Bond (138^25) Short which could trigger today on the 6-hr. MoneyFlow study, (its profit history currently in the list at Market Rhythms). At Market Trends, the "Baby Blues" on the EuroCurrencies continue to firm; they are leading the BEGOS EDTRs (see Market Ranges) so far in the session. Jul Retail Sales at 05:30.

12 Aug '14, 04:44 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets overnight trading ranges are broader than at this time yesterday; both EuroCurrencies have traced in excess of 100% of their EDTRs (See Market Ranges). The ShortSide Copper (3.1810) and LongSide Gold (1312.5) Market Rhythm targets as mentioned prior remain on track. At Market Profiles, Gold appears firmly supported above its 1309 trading support as does Silver (20.090) above its 20.000 trading support. The Bond (139^09) appears quite high vis-à-vis its valuation line (see Market Values). Econ Data remains subdued, but is back-loaded into week's end.

11 Aug '14, 04:29 Pacific Time: Per the current edition of The Gold Update as well as our Market Trends page, Gold (1311.3) is exhibiting the strongest ascent in "Baby Blues" 21-day linreg trend consistency. Those for the Euro Currencies are just beginning to turn up suggesting higher levels are ahead for the Euro (1.3394) and Swiss (1.1042). Given the state of "geo-jitters", the BEGOS Markets instead appear fairly normal thus far, although the Spoo (1933.25) is up a firm +0.5%. Market Rhythm targets for Gold (tar: 1327.6) and Copper (3.1875, tar: 3.0960) are intact, despite apparent short-covering in the latter.

08 Aug '14, 04:32 Pacific Time: The Spoo (1908.75) yesterday reached our Market Rhythm target of 1900.00. Gold 's (1316.3) daily Price Oscillator target (which was 1270.0) has been replaced with an upside target of 1327.6 as both the daily MACD and 12-hr. Price Oscillator studies have turned positive. After being lower on "geo-jitters", the BEGOS Markets are all presently higher, the one exception being Copper (3.1690) whose ShortSide Market Rhythm target remains 3.0960 as its daily MACD continues to move lower. Q2 Productivity & Unit Labor Costs due at 05:30 PT; Jun Wholesale Inventories at 07:00 PT.

07 Aug '14, 04:47 Pacific Time: The Price Oscillator study on the daily timeframe for Gold (1307.9) is beginning to wane, (which in The Gold Update we've desired 'twould), in terms of achieving a Market Rhythm target of 1270; meanwhile, Gold's daily MACD, whilst negative, may well turn positive by week's end and override the Price Oscillator signal; and per our Market Trends page, you can see Gold's "Baby Blues" just getting an initial tick higher. Conversely, the Spoo's (1918.75) "Baby Blues" appear as in free fall. BEGOS Markets volatility is moderate thus far with both the Bond (138^26) and Spoo up +0.2%.

06 Aug '14, 04:37 Pacific Time: Silver (19.810) achieved yesterday its Market Rhythm target from the daily Price Oscillator study of 19.920 for a ShortSide gain of $3,400/cac. Copper (3.1680) is still targeting 3.0960 per its daily MACD; the Spoo's (1908.25) target remains 1900 per its daily Price Oscillator study; and Gold's (1290.2) daily Price Oscillator study target of 1270 is intact, albeit the yellow metal is quite buoyant these days, even in the face of Dollar (81.750) "strength", which if viewed on a broad-term basis is a mere blip. The Bond (139^00) has the session's largest EDTR tracing (see Market Ranges) at 109%.

05 Aug '14, 04:37 Pacific Time: The EuroCurrencies are the BEGOS Markets' volatility leaders thus far; the Swiss (1.0999) has traced 107% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) and the Euro (1.3389) 103%. The session's most muted markets are Oil (98.52) and the Bond (138^02). The technical studies driving the four downside Market Rhythm targets described in our most recent comments all remain intact. Per its Market Profile, the Spoo (1927.00), which is presently pointing to a -7 opening for the S&P (1938.99), indicates Spoo trading support at 1924.00. Jun Factory Orders and Jul ISM Services are due at 07:00 PT.

04 Aug '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: The current edition of The Gold Update displays an eight-panel graphic describing -- save for the Bond -- the other 7 BEGOS Markets in 21-day linreg downtrends, (see also our Market Trends page). The morning is fairly settled to the point across the BEGOS spectrum. Gold (1292.9), Silver (20.410), Copper (3.2180) and the Spoo (1926.25) are all maintaining their respective downside Market Rhythm targets noted below in our prior comment. Q2 Earnings Season has another 2 weeks to run: per our page there, 62% have bettered their year-over-year profits; 30% have worsened.

01 Aug '14, 04:43 Pacific Time: 10 items of incoming economic data, including that for payrolls, are scheduled this morning; the Econ Baro shall be updated just after 07:00 PT. Both Oil (97.47) and the Spoo (1913.75) have traced in excess of 100% of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges) thus far. The Spoo's Price Oscillator study on the daily time frame has confirmed a Short signal with a Market Rhythms target of 1900. The other targets on Gold (1284.8, tar 1270), Silver (20.360, tar 19.920) and Copper (3.2130, Tar 3.0960) remain in force. Keep an eye on our Market Magnets page for signs of excessive movement.

31 Jul '14, 04:29 Pacific Time: The Spoo (1954.00) would presently pull the S&P (1970.07) down some 11 points at the open to 1959. The Spoo's volatility to this point of the session is essentially double that of the other 7 BEGOS Markets, its EDTR (see Market Ranges) currently 118% traced. Ironically, the least volatile Market thus far is Gold (1295.8) with just 39% of its EDTR traced. The aforementioned downside targets continue to be in play for Gold, Copper (3.2395) and Silver (20.700). Only Silver and Oil (99.58) are in positive territory. A Q2 increase is forecast for the ECI at 05:30 PT; Chicago PMI due at 06:45 PT.

30 Jul '14, 04:34 Pacific Time: The FOMC concludes its 2-day meeting with its statement due at 11:00 PT (no press conference). Volume moving into Gold's December Contract (1300.7) as August's (1298.6) 1st Notice for delivery is tomorrow. Both of the Market Rhythm targets remain intact on Gold (tar 1270.0) and Copper (3.2150, tar 3.0960). Meanwhile, Silver (20.605) has confirmed a ShortSide signal per its daily Price Oscillator study, targeting 19.920 ($3,400/cac from the session's opening level of 20.600. Oil (101.35) & the Spoo (1969.75) are BEGOS' upside leaders at +0.3%; Bond (138^22) -0.2%.

29 Jul '14, 04:35 Pacific Time: A very mixed session for the BEGOS Markets thus far: 4 are up and 4 are down. Silver (20.710) is the upside leader at +0.4% with 72% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) traced; Copper (3.2340) is the downside leader at -0.3% and having traced 69% of its EDTR. Copper's daily MACD is still negative, the Market Rhythm target being 3.0960; Gold's daily Price Oscillator study also remains negative so that 1270.0 is suggested to trade. No BEGOS component is too far from its Market Magnet, but the Bond (138^20), per our Market Values page, is high. Consumer Confidence at 07:00 PT.

28 Jul '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: Gold's (1305.4) daily Price Oscillator study, per the prior comment and as detailed in the current edition of The Gold Update, has changed to negative; Copper's (3.2425) daily MACD remains negative; for both markets, their "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are continuing to drop. The BEGOS Market with the most consistent 21-day linreg uptrend is the Bond (138^14); the most consistent downtrend over the same timeframe belongs to the EuroCurrencies (Euro: 1.3438; Swiss: 1.1063). Volatility is lite via EDTRs (Market Ranges) thus far. Pending Home Sales due 07:00 PT.

25 Jul '14, 04:40 Pacific Time: Yesterday's Silver (20.510) Short target rapidly reached its Market Rhythm target; contrarily, the white metal is presently the strongest upside market (+0.4%) in BEGOS. As for Gold (1295.3), its daily Price Oscillator Study has confirmed a negative stance suggestive of price trading down to 1270.0. Copper (3.2720) is again higher, however the daily MACD is still negative and "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) another notch lower this morning. Both BEGOS' EuroCurrencies are leading the volatility with 78% tracings of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges). June Durables due at 05:30 PT.

24 Jul '14, 04:34 Pacific Time: Copper (3.2530) is robustly higher this morning, +1.5% with 144% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) already traced; the daily MACD, however, remains negative and the "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) lower still such that today's strength due to perceived global economic improvement is not enough to, at least as yet, take the Market Rhythms 3.0960 target off the table. The S&P (1987.01) appears in its drive to tap 2000, the current Spoo (1985.00) presently suggesting the Index trade up to 1991 at the open. Silver has confirmed a Short on the 6-hr. MACD, targeting 20.635.

23 Jul '14, 04:32 Pacific Time: Still no new daily Price Oscillator study confirms on either the Spoo (1979.00) nor Oil (102.56), the latter per its Market Magnet appearing excessively high, (although that would not preclude us from taking the Price Oscillator's eventual LongSide signal). The Copper (3.1975) Market Rhythm target of 3.0960 remains intact per the daily MACD; at our Market Trends page you can see Copper's "Baby Blues" nearing negative territory, (this morning in real-time they're down to the +20% level); Copper has the most EDTR (Market Ranges) tracing (63%) of the BEGOS Markets thus far.

22 Jul '14, 04:38 Pacific Time: The EuroCurrencies are BEGOS' EDTR (Market Ranges) volatility leaders thus far, both the Euro (1.3484) and Swiss (1.1100) exceeding 100% tracings with prices falling to their lowest levels since February. Any effect on Gold (1308.0, -0.3%) appears muted. As to Market Rhythms: the daily MACD for Copper (3.2095) is more negative still, (the target remains 3.0960); two anticipated signals are the next negative daily Price Oscillator on the Spoo (1972.75) and positively so on the same study for Oil (103.16). We were a day early for the CPI: 'tis today at 05:30 PT; Existing Homes at 07:00.

21 Jul '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: Copper's (3.1795) daily MACD is further reinforcing its negative stance amongst a mixed batch of BEGOS markets this morning. The red metal's 12-hr. MoneyFlow study has also fired off a ShortSide signal. The Spoo (1967.75) remains near to its daily Price Oscillator study going negative, treading water in barely positive territory. Silver (20.995) is up the most (+0.3%) thus far in BEGOS; the most volatile component is the Swiss (1.1137), barely down, but having traced 68% of its EDTR (Market Ranges). Oil's (101.78) "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) stay their up curl. CPI at 05:30 PT.

18 Jul '14, 04:30 Pacific Time: After yesterday's tragic plane downing, markets are regressing lower to where prior they were: every BEGOS Market, whilst still volatile, is lower, save for the Spoo (1958.50), which per our Market Ranges has traced the most (115%) of its EDTR, the Swiss (1.1142) having thus far traced the least (37%). Copper's (3.1965) daily MACD continues to work lower toward our Market Rhythm target of 3.0960. Meanwhile at our Market Magnets page, the Bond (138^07) is appearing excessively high in its "safe haven" role. At Market Trends, Oil's (103.41) "Baby Blues" are curling higher.

17 Jul '14, 04:39 Pacific Time: Copper (3.2045) has all but tapped the anticipated 3.19s; moreover, the daily MACD confirmed a ShortSide move at yesterday's settle: the Market Rhythm target is 3.0960, (a $2,712/cac move from the current price, or $3,000/cac move from this session's opening of 3.2160). The "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) were our early clue to Copper's moving lower. Russian rumblings are lending to the Spoo's (1964.00) having so far the largest EDTR tracing (88%) of the BEGOS Market Ranges. Contract volume in Oil (102.31) moving from Aug into Sep. Home Starts & Philly Fed data today.

16 Jul '14, 04:35 Pacific Time: The EuroCurrencies are the most volatile components of the BEGOS Markets thus far; of note the Swiss' (1.1138) daily Price Oscillator is finally turning negative toward voiding that 1.1304 goal. Ironically, Copper (3.2510) is the least volatile, its EDTR (see Market Ranges) having been just 33% traced, as is same for Silver (20.745). Copper's daily MACD has all but confirmed a negative cross, which may lend to a $3,000/cac downside target; again the "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are dropping. PPI due at 05:30 PT; at 07:00 Yellen & the House Committee on Financial Services.

15 Jul '14, 04:28 Pacific Time: At Market Trends we've been focused on Copper's (3.2435) "Baby Blues" which now are notably rolling over such that the 3.19s look to be tested; also the daily MACD on Copper is approaching a negative cross. Save for casually watching the Swiss (1.1219), its daily Price Oscillator study still positive and thus keeping the 1.1304 goal in tact, we've no live Market Rhythm targets at the moment. Gold's daily MACD is now negative following yesterday's "expected" return into the low 1300s, but we shan't chase it. The Spoo (1971.00) is "unch" ahead of Yellen & the Senate Banking Committee.

14 Jul '14, 04:40 Pacific Time: Continued whipsawing by the Euro 's (1.3632) daily Price Oscillator study has invalidated its present signaling use and Market Rhythm target of 1.3725. The same study on the Swiss (1.1233) remains in force, the target there still 1.304. Oil's (100.46) 8-hr. MACD never did turn positive due as there was robust selling on Friday. As expected in the current edition of The Gold Update, the precious metals are pulling back: notably for Silver (21.130), its 8-hr. MACD confirmed turning negative come 00:00 PT, but ought not be taken in this case as a Short. Plenty of Econ Data this week.

11 Jul '14, 04:31 Pacific Time: The Euro (1.3609), whilst still LongSide viable for the run to 1.3725, may see that Market Rhythm target nixed come day's day's end as the daily Price Oscillator study remains whippy. The same study for the Spoo (1961.25) is again approaching long overdue negative territory. Our mention 2 days ago of Oil's (102.47) 8-hr. MACD turning positive has yet to occur, but it appears poised to so do as soon as 08:00 PT or into the Sunday/Monday session for a Market Rhythms target as high as the 105s; the next turn up in Oil's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) ought support that target.

10 Jul '14, 04:37 Pacific Time: A whipsaw in the Euro's (1.3609) daily Price Oscillator study had reversed its stance back to positive, the upside target now being 1.3725; (a failure of this Market Rhythm outcome would likely nix again reversing nor using it until it returns to our profit probability requirements to thus qualify for our Market Rhythms page). The Swiss (1.1215) target of 1.1304 is still in force. Oil (101.75) achieved its Market Rhythm target yesterday (102.95) to close out a $3,100/cac gain. Silver's (21.545) 8-hr. MACD study is poised to reverse to Long at 08:00 PT. S&P (1972.83) to open well down.

09 Jul '14, 04:29 Pacific Time: The Euro (1.3608) finally confirmed a negative stance for its daily Price Oscillator study. That removes our upside Market Rhythm target of 1.3777 and replaces it with a downside target of 1.3536, (which is a $1,000/cac move from this session's opening level of 1.3616). The like study on the Swiss (1.1198) is still positive. Meanwhile, Oil's (103.29) 8-hr. MACD stance may confirm a cross to positive at 08:00 PT; the target of 102.95 may not be reached, however such Short signal was triggered up at 106.55, (presently better than a $3,000/cac run). FOMC minutes at 11:00 PT.

08 Jul '14, 04:31 Pacific Time: Buoyancy in the Euro (1.3600) kept its daily Price Oscillator study from confirming the change to negative yesterday; it looks to so do at today's settle; the same study for the Swiss (1.1192) remains positive. The 8-hr. MACD studies on both Silver (21.175) and Oil (103.32) are still negative. The aforementioned Market Rhythm targets on those BEGOS components thus linger as viable. Again, we're focused on a pending negative cross for Gold's (1323.3) daily MACD, such event being kept at bay by the yellow metal moving higher so far; but note its "Baby Blues" at Market Trends.

07 Jul '14, 04:28 Pacific Time: The Euro's (1.3601) daily Price Oscillator study, as noted, is presently negative: should it close the session as such, the 1.3777 Market Rhythm target will be nixed and likely reversed for a level some 0.0080 points ($1,000/cac) below the next session's opening price. The like study on the Swiss (1.1191) is still positive. The current edition of The Gold Update, whilst eying the 1400 level, acknowledges that Gold (1315) can first test 1300, to which end the daily MACD may cross negatively in the next day or so. The week's Econ Baro calendar is light; Q2 Earnings Seasons begins.

04 Jul '14, 04:25 Pacific Time: 'Tis a StateSide holiday here, however the BEGOS Markets continue working with the balance of the world until 10:00 this morning. Whilst the Short signals remain in place per both Silver (21.170) and Oil (103.74) per their respective 8-hr. MACDs, the daily Price Oscillator signal as Long for the Euro (1.3594) is weakening such that the Market Rhythms target of 1.3777 may get nixed early in the new week. (The like signal on the Swiss [1.1183] is not as similarly weak, the target there still being 1.1304). The Economic Barometer received a net boost from yesterday's pack of data.

03 Jul '14, 04:31 Pacific Time: The Economic Barometer receives a large dose of data this morning as jobs and other data are moved into today's abbreviated StateSide stock market session ahead of tomorrow's holiday. (Note: all BEGOS products resume trading today at 15:00 through 10:00 tomorrow). All Market Rhythm targets noted yesterday remain current. Notably for Oil (103.77), its 102.95 target per the 8-hr. MACD study may get further vindication as the daily Price Oscillator study looks to go negative in the new week. Metals are the weakness in BEGOS thus far. ECB/Draghi at 04:45.

02 Jul '14, 04:35 Pacific Time: The open Market Rhythm targets all remain in tact for Silver (21.100, tar: 20.680), Oil (105.05, tar: 102.95), the Swiss (1.1266, tar: 1.1304) and the Euro (1.3669, tar: 1.3777). We're eying the Spoo (1967.50) for a Short signal from its daily Price Oscillator sometime next week, such study generally having weakened since 10 June despite the "ever rising" S&P (1973.32). The BEGOS Markets presently are all little changed, (Copper the most volatile), ahead of Yellen and Lagarde on the dais at the IMF at 08:00 PT, preceded by the June ADP data at 05:15 and May Factory Orders at 07:00.

01 Jul '14, 04:35 Pacific Time: Joining the Swiss (1.1285) with a Long signal per the daily Price Oscillator study is now the Euro (1.3693) with a Market Rhythm target of 1.3777. Gold (1326.3) yesterday reversed its weekly parabolic trend to Long; per the current edition of The Gold Update we are seeking the at least the 1380s on this run, if not a new yearly high (1392) and the 1400s. Both Silver (21.125) and Oil (105.69) still have their respective 8-hr. MACDs in negative stance. 'Tis now Q3 and next week the start of Q2 Earnings Season. S&P's (1960.23) "live" P/E is 31.4x. ISM & Construction at 07:00 PT.

30 Jun '14, 04:29 Pacific Time: The Bond (137^05) is the strength in BEGOS thus far whilst both Silver (20.890) and Oil (105.31) are the weaker components. These latter two are maintaining the negative disposition of their 8-hr. MACDs and thus their Market Rhythm targets are still in play respectively at 20.680 and 102.95. The Swiss (1.1241) finally confirmed the anticipated positive stance in its daily Price Oscillator, albeit the Market Rhythms target is a modest 1.1304, ($900/cac. from this session's open of 1.1232, this amount having been achieved in 9 of the last 10 such signals). Chicago PMI due at 06:45 PT.

27 Jun '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets have exhibited normal volatility to this point of the session, the largest EDTR (Market Ranges) tracing thus far being 71% for Copper (3.1775), and the least for Oil (105.93) at 38%; Oil's 8-hr. MACD remains negative as does the same study for Silver (20.995). As for the Swiss (1.1202), its daily Price Oscillator did not confirm turning positive yesterday, but looks to so do today if price ends in the black. As for the S&P's (1957.22) recovery yesterday, the Spoo (1943.75) presently points to a -6 start; Market Trends shows the fall in the Spoo's Baby Blues.

26 Jun '14, 04:30 Pacific Time: Gold (1311.1) is the most volatile of the BEGOS bunch thus far, the yellow metal having traded 78% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges); Gold confirmed a negative crossing of its 8-hr. MACD yesterday at 08:00 PT (entry price 1319.5) and overnight already hit its Market Rhythm target of 1309.5, (gain of $1,000/cac). Silver's (20.875) Market Rhythm target remains 20.680 as for Oil (106.32) it target of 102.95. For the EuroCurrencies, were the Swiss (1.1196) to presently close, 'twould confirm a Long per its daily Price Oscillator. Personal Income/Spending & Core Inflation due at 05:30 PT.

25 Jun '14, 04:39 Pacific Time: Overnight, Silver (Sep 20.870) confirmed a Short signal per its 8-hr. MACD from an entry point of 20.900, (above the present price) with a Market Rhythms target of 20.680, Sep as volume will imminently be moving into that contract as will that for Copper (Sep 3.1460). The daily Price Oscillators on the EuroCurrencies have yet to trigger to the LongSide. Oil's (106.36) 8-hr. MACD is still negative. Oil and Gold (1313.7) are the two BEGOS markets to have traced better than 100% of their EDTRs (Market Ranges) so far. "Expected" lower final read (-1.8%) of Q1 GDP is due at 05:30 PT.

24 Jun '14, 04:37 Pacific Time: Still no LongSide confirmation as yet on the daily Price Oscillators for either the Euro (1.3626) nor Swiss (1.1198), although both seem like to occur in the next day or two. Oil's (106.31) 8-hr. MACD study remains negatively disposed and thus, too, the viability of its 102.95 Market Rhythm target. At our Market Trends page, note the breaking down of the Baby Blues on the Spoo (1949.25). Silver (21.120) has the largest EDTR (see Market Ranges) tracing (100%) of the BEGOS Markets so far in the session. Gold (1325.5) attempting to surpass its peak of 14 April (1331.4).

23 Jun '14, 04:27 Pacific Time: Copper (3.1445) achieved its Market Rhythm target overnight of 3.1500 (for a tidy $2,088/cac. gain if entered from the confirm price of 3.0665); Copper is the only BEGOS market with any robust tracing of its EDTR (see Market Ranges), thus far at 102%. Ranking 2nd by EDTR is Oil (106.98) at 70%, price's buoyancy of the last few sessions having not been enough yet to reverse the 8-hr. MACD signal to Long; so for now, the price target there remains 102.95. The daily Price Oscillator studies on both the Euro (1.3588) and Swiss (1.1172) have yet to confirm Long signals.

20 Jun '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: Reaching its Market Rhythm target of 1291.1 and then some is Gold (1310.4), yesterday's settle of 1320.4 being above the 300-day moving average for the first time since 07 Feb '13. Tomorrow's edition of The Gold Update ought show the parabolic price to flip the weekly trend to Long quite close now around 1330. Oil's (105.96) Market Rhythm target of 102.95 remains intact as does that for Copper (3.0910) to reach 3.1500. Both BEGOS EuroCurrencies are nearing Long signals on their daily Price Oscillator studies, the Euro (1.3592) & Swiss (1.1173) in our focus next week.

19 Jun '14, 04:31 Pacific Time: Gold (1282.3) has sufficiently whirled 'round such as to reverse and confirm its 8-hr. MACD to Long with a Market Rhythms target now of 1291.1. Oil (105.99) is maintaining its own 8-hr. MACD Short stance. Copper (3.0665) has confirmed a Long signal on its 8-hr. Price Oscillator with a Market Rhythms target on the Sep contract of 3.1500. The EuroCurrencies have displayed the bulk of BEGOS volatility to this point of the session, just either side of 100% of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges) already traced. Final day of the week for scheduled incoming Econ Data.

18 Jun '14, 04:38 Pacific Time: At 11:00 PT The FOMC is expected to announce its purchasing of Treasuries and MBS at a monthly $35 billion pace; Yellen's press conference follows at 11:30 PT. EDTR tracings (see Market Ranges) across the BEGOS spectrum are naturally narrow ahead of the Fed, the Spoo (1934.50) in a range thus far of less than 3 points. Both Gold (1271.0) and Oil (with its contract volume now rolling into August's 106.24) have confirmed 8-hr. MACD Short signals. Their respective targets are 1260.6 and 102.95. Copper (3.0630) has yet to confirm an 8-hr. Price Oscillator Long signal.

17 Jun '14, 04:26 Pacific Time: This morning is the opposite of 24 hours ago, as Gold (1265.2), Silver (19.570), Oil (106.17) and the Bond (135^28) are all lower. Again however, no one BEGOS Market has as yet traced 100% of its EDTR (Market Ranges). We are on Market Rhythms watch for a negative crossing for Silver's 8-hr. MACD and for a positive crossing for Copper's (3.0590) 8-hr. Price Oscillator. See our Market Rhythms pages for optimal profit targets should those and other technical studies confirm trading triggers. Data for the CPI and Housing Starts are due at 05:30 PT. FOMC tomorrow.

16 Jun '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: Given geopolitical concerns, (see The Gold Update's current edition), 'tis of note that not one of the eight BEGOS components has exceeded 100% of its respective EDTR (see Market Ranges) to this point of the session. Still, Metals, Energy and Debt are getting the bid at the expense of Equities. We've no imminent Market Rhythms signals at the moment although as mentioned in our prior note, both Silver (19.695) and Gold (1281.3) reached daily MACD rhythm targets; watch our Market Rhythms page for what's been working best. NY Empire Index at 05:30 starts this "Fed" week.

13 Jun '14, 04:27 Pacific Time: Silver (19.540) and Gold (1272.9) yesterday hit their Market Rhythm targets as were sourced by MACD studies on the daily time-frame. Oil (106.85) is little changed, but not surprisingly given Iraq, its EDTR (Market Ranges) has so far traced the most (78%) of the BEGOS bunch. EuroCurrencies' volume has moved from Jun to Sep pending Monday's being "1st Position". The Economic Barometer has continued lower this week, with the PPI and Michigan Sentiment in the balance today. The Spoo (1920.25) is being mis-reported by Bloomy as -13 in ignoring the contract rollover.

12 Jun '14, 05:10 Pacific Time: We're a tad time-shifted this morning due to a local power outage yesterday ... Gold (1265.2) did confirm a Long signal per the daily MACD study, for which the Market Rhythm target is 1276.1. Silver's (19.260) target of 19.475 is being maintained. The turmoil in Iraq has Oil (106.23) at its highest levels since last mid-September, this session's EDTR (Market Ranges) now 178% traced. The other 7 BEGOS tracings are fairly normal to this point. The Spoo's (1944.5) "front month" becomes Sep at the pit opening; incoming Econ Data is prevalent both today and tomorrow.

11 Jun '14, 04:27 Pacific Time: The Spoo (1941.50) is sufficiently lower this morning that, in concert with narrowing trading ranges, it has already reached our "low if a down day" (see both S&P 500 under BEGOS Markets and Market Ranges under BEGOS Measures) and were the Index to open now, 'twould be the lowest opening change (-8) since 05 May; the Spoo has thus far traced the most of the BEGOS EDTRs (90%); the Spoo's "front month" rolls to Sep tomorrow. Silver's (19.245) Market Rhythm target of 19.475 remains intact. Gold (1263.9) looks to confirm per its daily MACD a Long signal by day's end.

10 Jun '14, 04:26 Pacific Time: Silver (19.010) confirmed a positive crossing of its daily MACD at yesterday's close; the Market Rhythm target for this Long move is 19.475. Gold's (1254.3) daily MACD continues to approach a Long signal, about a day's distance away barring a bout of selling. With debate over European Commission leadership, the EuroCurrencies are the most volatile in BEGOS thus far: the Euro (1.3540) has thus far traced 105% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). The Spoo (1945.75) has only traded lower since its 15:00 PT opening, at the moment suggesting a -5 start for the S&P (1951.27).

09 Jun '14, 04:27 Pacific Time: In BEGOS, the precious metals and energy are higher, the rest of the components lower. The current edition of The Gold Update stresses the cessation of selling in Gold (1256.5) whilst anticipating an inevitable reversal of fortune for the S&P (1949.44). Gold's daily MACD is nearing a Long signal, which once confirmed ought yield a Market Rhythm target of 12 additional upside points, ($1,200/cac). Silver's (19.110) may confirm a daily MACD Long signal at today's close, the expected Market Rhythm being an additional 42¢ ($2,100/cac/). Incoming Econ Data lite until Thu/Fri.

06 Jun '14, 04:39 Pacific Time: The aforementioned Market Rhythm targets for Gold (1252.9) and Silver (19.045) were achieved yesterday. Also as anticipated, Copper's (3.0410) 12-hr. MoneyFlow study did trigger a Short signal, albeit at an entry point of 3.0825 back at 00:00 PT, price having since plunged to have already hit the would-be-targeted 3.0425 level. At our Market Trends page, note the recovery in the EuroCurrencies, their "Baby Blues" curling back up. The Spoo (1940.50) is poised to push the S&P (1940.26) slightly higher at its opening, however first comes the May jobs creation data due at 05:30 PT.

05 Jun '14, 04:32 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are little changed ahead of the ECB's expected announcement within the hour to increase monetary stimulus for the EuroZone. (The BOE has just stood pat). The Long signals per the 8-hr. MACD studies remain intact on both Gold (1246.3, Market Rhythm target 1255.0) and Silver (18.815, Market Rhythm target 19.020). Copper's (3.0945) 12-hr. MoneyFlow may trigger a Short signal by week's end. The S&P 500 (1927.88) has not managed a down day of more than 2 points in better than 2 weeks, the Spoo (1927.25) presently heralding a mild up start for today.

04 Jun '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: Both Gold (1246.0) and Silver (18.755) have triggered Long signals on their 8-hr. MACD studies; the respective Market Rhythms targets are 1255.0 and 19.020. Copper (3.0920) is the BEGOS market under the most duress thus far, off -1.5% and having traced 134% of its EDTR (Market Ranges). Oil (103.43) is the only component with any notably strength, +0.6%, the EDTR to this point having been 71% traced; however, Oil's "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) have begun dropping. Today brings Econ Baro data on ADP Jobs, Trade Balance, Productivity/Labor Costs and ISM Services.

03 Jun '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: BEGOS' Precious Metals and EuroCurrencies are higher this morning; the remaining 4 components are lower. Both the Bond (135^28) and Copper (3.1300) are the EDTR (Market Ranges) leaders with 104% of their respective ranges traced. Silver (18.840) may confirm a buy per its 8-hr. MACD by day's end: via our Market Rhythms page, you can see that study's suggesting a targeted Long profit of $1,100/cac after entry following confirmation. The Dollar (80.605) is en route to just its 6th down session in the last 19. Factory Orders are due at 07:00 PT; Auto/Truck sales during the day.

02 Jun '14, 04:30 Pacific Time: Copper's (3.1685) 4-hr. MoneyFlow upside Market Rhythm target finally failed as we anticipated 'twould on Friday, although the red metal is up +1.0% with 97% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) thus far traced. The EuroCurrencies are the second most volatile within BEGOS as the ECB's EuroZine stimulus announcement is due Thursday. Per the current Gold Update, price (1247.1) remains inside the 1280-1240 support zone; the missive points out how weak Silver (18.780) is, given both Gold and the S&P (1923.57) being up some 4% year-to-date. ISM & Construction data at 07:00 PT.

30 May '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets have displayed little volatility to this point of the session ahead of data due at 05:30 PT for Personal Inc/Spd & Core Inflation, and then the Chi PMI & Michigan Sentiment after stocks open; consensus is for weaker results. The Copper (3.1585) Market Rhythm target is still to the upside at 3.2375 as the 4-hr. MoneyFlow has yet to flash a Short signal. Silver's (18.980) 8-hr. MACD is turning less negative as we await a Long signal there upon a confirmed positive cross. Today is 1st Notice for the Jun Bond (138^03) as volume moves to Sep (137^10).

29 May '14, 04:31 Pacific Time: Copper (3.1455) has the largest EDTR tracing (see Market Ranges) of the session thus far at 88%; the 4-hr. MoneyFlow has yet to confirm as negative, albeit our Market Rhythm target for 3.2375 may get nixed today without a further signal to go Short. All 3 BEGOS metals are lower this morning; the other 5 BEGOS markets are higher, the Spoo (1910.00) and Bond (138^22) modestly so ahead a cavalcade of data over the next two days beginning at 05:30 PT with an expected revision of Q1 GDP growth to negative. Presently we do not have any imminent Market Rhythm signals.

28 May '14, 04:32 Pacific Time: Gold (1266.1) took a "double-down" hit yesterday, meaning it traveled lower two times as far as its EDTR (Market Ranges) would suggest for a normal down day. The selling has since ceased; broadly per the Gold Update, we've identified structural support in the 1280-1240 zone and would buy on any viable Market Rhythms' signaled upswing; we'll also watch same for Silver (19.090). Across the BEGOS Markets, only the EuroCurrencies are down this morning; the ECB's "expected cut" meeting is 05 June. Thu & Fri bring heavy Econ Data: we look for it to reign in the S&P.

27 May '14, 04:34 Pacific Time: The StateSide Sunday-Tuesday session continues, Copper (3.1660) now having given back its earlier gains, albeit the 4-hr. MoneyFlow Market Rhythm target remains 3.2375 for the present. The two markets with the largest EDTR (Market Ranges) tracings - both at 89% - are Gold (1283.5) and the Euro (1.3645). Meanwhile, Silver (19.265) is off the most (-1.2%) of the BEGOS bunch; Silver's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) remain as flat as ever. The 21-day LinReg trend of the EuroCurrencies is decidedly down in anticipation of an ECB June rate cut. Durables due at 05:30 PT.

26 May '14, 04:31 Pacific Time: Whilst StateSide bourses observe our Memorial Day, the BEGOS markets are electronically trading, (halt scheduled from 10:00-15:00 PT), led by Copper (3.1840) up 0.5% with 67% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) thus far traced; Copper's 4-hr. MoneyFlow study is now Long, replacing our prior 3.0725 Market Rhythm target with 3.2375. As for both Gold (1293.2) and Silver (19.465), their 8-hr. MACD studies have crossed back to negative, thus nixing their respective 1308 and 19.920 Market Rhythms targets, (reversing Short not recommended). Watch for a weak Econ Data week.

23 May '14, 04:29 Pacific Time: There is further strength in Copper (3.1640) this morning; we've not yet had a signal contra to the 4-hr. MoneyFlow target via Market Rhythms of 3.0725, but that stance could reverse today. Copper is +1.0% and has thus far traced the most of the BEGOS EDTRs (see Market Ranges) at 93%. Gold (1292.3) did confirm a positive cross of its 8-hr. MACD for a 1308 Market Rhythm target, but such signal looks weak for the present, as does the like study for Silver (19.430) and its 19.920 target. Gold's contract volume is moving from June into August. New Home Sales at 07:00 PT.

22 May '14, 04:32 Pacific Time: Oil (103.95) hit its daily Price Oscillator Market Rhythm target of 104.13. In the new session, the metals are BEGOS' upside leaders. Silver (19.590) has reversed its signal on the 8-hr. MACD from Short to Long thus nixing our 19.175 downside Market Rhythm target and replacing it with an upside goal of 19.920. Gold (1298.2) is presently poised to confirm an positive crossing of its 8-hr. MACD at 08:00 PT from which a Market Rhythm target would be 10 points higher. Copper (3.1500) is getting a bid fundamentally, but we'll maintain our 4-hr. MoneyFlow target of 3.0725 for the time being.

21 May '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: Both Silver (19.335) and Copper (3.1075) appear en route to meeting their Market Rhythm targets respectively of 19.175 and 3.0725; Silver's EDTR (see Market Ranges) suggests its target is within range today. Across the BEGOS spectrum, only 2 of the 8 markets are presently up: Oil (103.08) and the Spoo (1871.75). Oil's daily Price Oscillator study confirmed a buy for the week's opening, and given the contract roll from June-to-July, the latter points to a Market Rhythm target of 104.13. The Econ Data calendar remains lite today; Fed's 30 April Minutes due at 11:00 PT.

20 May '14, 04:35 Pacific Time: BEGOS Markets are fairly subdued to this point; again there is no scheduled incoming Econ Data until tomorrow. The negative MACD cross on 8-hr. Silver (19.325) is intact with a Market Rhythm target of 19.175. Copper (3.1560) commenced the week with a confirmed sell per the 4-hr. MoneyFlow, the Market Rhythm target there being 3.0725. Gold (1291.2) fired off no less than eight buy signals in yesterday's Market Rhythms data run for each of the 4/6/8/12-hour time-frames on both the MACD and Price Oscillator studies, suggestive of a return up into the 1300s by week's end.

19 May '14, 04:37 Pacific Time: Second this morning only to Copper (3.1750), Gold (1302.03) is a BEGOS leader in EDTR (see Market Ranges) having so far traced 84% of it, as per the current Gold Update price continues to consolidate and is buoyant; with Market Profile resistance at 1307, that is the level above which further upside momentum ought ensue. Silver's (19.575) 8-hr. MACD did confirm the negative crossing. The Spoo (1869.50) is the only BEGOS Market in the red, which as an observed aside is odd given there is no scheduled Econ Data until Wednesday, (no news tending to be good news).

16 May '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: Oil (101.63) has yet to confirm that positive crossover on the daily Price Oscillator study; a settle today near to or above this current price, 'twould so confirm, with a Market Rhythms target in the mid-103s. Silver's (19.385) 8-hr. MACD looks poised to confirm a downside cross at 08:00 PT barring a bounce prior to then: this study has produced follow-through by price of at least 0.220 points ($1,100/cac) in every one of its last 10 crossings as is currently listed on our Market Rhythms page. Meanwhile per Market Magnets, the Bond (137^22) appears high & EuroCurrencies low.

15 May '14, 04:46 Pacific Time: Silver (19.705) hit our Market Rhythm target yesterday of 19.960, whilst overnight the Euro (1.3660) achieved its target of 1.3674. The Swiss (1.1181) is sporting the largest EDTR (Market Ranges) thus far in BEGOS at 143%. Presently we've no open Market Rhythm signals: Oil (101.93) may confirm a positive crossover today on the daily Price Oscillator study, which per our Market Rhythms page would suggest a 70% chance for a $2,000/cac (2 points) upside run; Oil's "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) are rising. Today's economic data flow is heavy: Econ Baro update just after 07:00 PT.

14 May '14, 04:34 Pacific Time: The precious metals are the notable BEGOS Markets gainers this morning; Silver (19.815) is +1.3% with a Market Rhythm target based on the 12-hr. MACD of 19.960; Silver's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are suggestive of the 21-day LinReg trend shifting to positive; Gold (1303.7) is +0.7% with Market Profile support at 1291 and overhead resistance in the 1308-1311 band. The Bond (136^16) is trading at a 10-month high ahead of PPI data due at 05:30 PT. The Spoo (1891.25) despite record highs has its underlying S&P move per our MoneyFlow link lacking in substance.

13 May '14, 04:29 Pacific Time: The Euro (1.3710) is BEGOS' EDTR leader so far with 114% of that range already traced; price is weaker as the likelihood is increasing for further ECB stimulus. The Euro's negative 8-hr. MACD study has a Market Rhythm target of 1.3674. Our Oil (101.33) target of 98.44 is still in place, however its basis - the daily MACD - is near to changing to positive. The Spoo (1895.50) would put the S&P right at 1900 were the stock market to open this moment. Prior to that, the week's cavalcade of incoming economic data begins in earnest at 05:30 PT with Retail Sales and Ex/Im Pricing.

12 May '14, 04:37 Pacific Time: Copper (3.1550), Silver (19.425) & Gold (1294.6) are the EDTR (see Market Ranges) leaders this session, their respective tracings so far being 178%, 128% & 116%. The current edition of The Gold Update points out how non-directional the BEGOS Markets have become per their "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends), suggestive that vaster and more volatile days await us: perhaps that stage is starting. The daily Price Oscillator study on the Swiss (1.1271) looks to confirm as negative by day's end thus negating the 1.1521 target. Already negative is the Euro's (1.3759) 8-hr. version.

09 May '14, 04:37 Pacific Time: There is more volatile pep back in the BEGOS Markets this morning vs. what we saw at this time yesterday. Again 'tis the EuroCurrencies leading the EDTR (Market Ranges) tracings as both the Euro (1.3782) and semi-pegged Swiss (1.1316) are lower after dovish Draghi comments. Gold (1292.5) appears firm, however Silver (19.265) did confirm the negative crossing at 00:00 PT on its 12-hr. MACD, setting up a Market Rhythm target of 18.785; the target of 20.245 on the daily MACD which still remains positively disposed was not (yet) achieved, but the Short is now the focus.

08 May '14, 04:42 Pacific Time: But for the EuroCurrencies, the BEGOS Markets have traced narrow trading ranges so far, less than 50% of their EDTRs (Market Ranges). No one market is changed by more than 0.3% either way with an unusually lite economic calendar left for the week. The Swiss (1.1446) and Oil (100.64) aforementioned targets are still in place. There is a potential downside 12-hr. MACD crossing for Silver (19.320) which shan't confirm a Market Rhythms trade until at least 12:00 PT. Meanwhile per our Market Values page Gold (1293.3) has only teased its valuation line; support 1284, resistance 1302.

07 May '14, 04:35 Pacific Time: Oil (100.34) is higher this morning, albeit our Market Rhythm target of 98.44 remains in tact given the negative disposition of the daily MACD. The Price Oscillator on the Swiss' (1.1440) daily bars is reinforcing, thus maintaining our Market Rhythm target of 1.1521. Over at Market Trends, Gold (1310.8) is seeing its "Baby Blues" curling back northward, (as are those for Silver [19.655]), but those for the Spoo (1868.00) are stuttering lower this morning for the first time in almost a month; price has crossed below its Market Magnet (a trading sell signal). Yellen before JEC at 07:00 PT.

06 May '14, 04:31 Pacific Time: The Swiss (1.1457) is matching its highest levels since mid-March; the Price Oscillator on the daily bars remains positive and thus the 1.521 Market Rhythm target is still in tact, (see 11 April comment). Silver (19.715) is continuing higher this morning; the positive disposition of the daily MACD has a Market Rhythm target of 20.245, (see yesterday's comment); at the Market Rhythms page there are currently 5 profitable studies listed there for Silver alone; at the Market Ranges page you can see Silver's EDTR curling back up, currently to 0.440 points per day. Trade Balance due at 05:30 PT.

05 May '14, 04:38 Pacific Time: Both Gold (1311.7) and Silver (19.650) confirmed positive MACD crossings on their daily time frames as of Friday's close. Thereto, Gold overnight has already hit its Market Rhythms target of 1312.9, although the 1320s near-term seem reachable given Gold's being the strongest (+0.8%) of the BEGOS Markets thus far in the session. Further upside impetus is supported by Gold's being poised to cross above its Market Values line, generally indicative of a trading buy. Silver's rhythm target is 20.245. The Bond (136^12) has reached a 10-month high. ISM Services at 07:00 PT.

02 May '14, 04:44 Pacific Time: Oil (99.84), Copper (3.0390) and Silver (19.170) are the EDTR (Market Ranges) leaders so far, with respective traces of 71%, 69% and 59%. The rest of the BEGOS bunch are sub-50% with the jobs data in the balance at 05:30 PT. A glance at our Market Trends page reveals a rather trendless picture for the markets in general, suggestive of a calm before a storm. At both Market Magnets and Market Values, no one market is excessively distant from either measure. The Spoo (1879.00) remains representative of an expensive S&P with a 28.7x p/e per our Valuation & Ranks page.

01 May '14, 04:43 Pacific Time: Gold (1284.3) has thus far traced 82% of its EDTR (Market Ranges), the most of the BEGOS Markets. But down the most is Oil (99.06, -0.6%) as it continues its drive toward our Market Rhythms target of 98.44. The Swiss (1.1383) is firm, the target there still 1.1521 for the time being as the daily Price Oscillator study remains positive. However for Silver (19.075), its daily MACD has become a bit whippy, turning negative such that, again, we see the high 18s as likely. The Spoo (1875.25) is quiet ahead of a fat data day of Claims, Inc/Spd, ISM, Construction and Vehicle sales.

30 Apr '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: Oil (100.08) making session lows, our 98.44 Market Rhythms target still in force per the negative daily MACD crossing. Should Oil's EDTR (Market Ranges) be fully traced to the downside, we'd see 99.65 trade today. Further, Oil has crossed below its Market Values line, suggestive of lower levels. The Euro (1.3844) is by far the most volatile BEGOS Market so far, 147% of its EDTR already traced, however no one Market is presently changed by 1% either way, ahead of today's FOMC policy decision. At Market Trends, Gold's (1291.1) "Baby Blues" remain firm. Q1 GDP due at 05:30 PT.

29 Apr '14, 04:34 Pacific Time: Silver (19.310) is off the most (-1.3%) of the BEGOS Markets this morning, albeit no one market had spanned more than 69% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) to this point of the session. Keep an eye on the daily MACD for Gold (1290.5): as described in the current Gold Update, that study is poised to cross positively, which upon confirmation suggests via our Market Rhythms a further 24 points to the upside, indeed a run to trading resistance at 1327 (Market Profiles). Oil's (101.39) "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) are lower & price is nearing a Market Values downside cross.

28 Apr '14, 04:32 Pacific Time: The Swiss (1.1392) has topped 1.1400 for the first time in 2 weeks, the daily Price Oscillator study reinforcing itself on the positive side and thus keeping our 1.1521 Market Rhythms target intact. The Swiss along with the Euro (1.3865) are the only 2 BEGOS Markets thus far exceeding their EDTRs (Market Ranges) by 100% . Over at Market Trends, the "Baby Blues" for Oil (101.24) continue to descend as the 21-LinReg trend looks en route toward flipping from up to down, our daily MACD Market Rhythms target of 98.44 still operable. A big week of data and the FOMC begins.

25 Apr '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: A fairly straightforward morning thus far across the BEGOS spectrum. The Bond (134^30) has traded as high as 135^00, but the 12-hr. MoneyFlow study has reversed its stance from Long to Short, (i.e. take any LongSide profit rather than hold out for the original Market Rhythm target of 135^30 selected on 11 April). Both the Swiss (1.1352) daily Price Oscillator Long and Oil (101.34) daily MACD Short signals remain intact. Contract volume for both Silver (19.700) and Copper (3.1205) is moving from May into July. Copper's 12-hr. MoneyFlow is strong but not wise to chase.

24 Apr '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: This morning 'tis the precious metals back in leading the EDTRs (Market Ranges) in BEGOS. Silver (19.040) overnight traded down toward the high 18s Market Rhythms target mentioned last week (16 April comment), the EDTR being exceeded by 145%. Gold (1273.8) moved lower overnight, hitting our 1271 target (see 21 April), the EDTR being exceeded by 111%. Offsetting the lower precious metals is Copper (3.0890) up +1.1%, the most of the BEGOS Markets. Oil (101.82) confirmed a negative daily MACD crossing yesterday such that the Market Rhythms price target is 98.44.

23 Apr '14, 04:31 Pacific Time: The EuroCurrencies are the BEGOS volatility leaders so far, their EDTRs (Market Ranges) tracing beyond 90%. Of note, the Swiss (1.1353) still has its Market Rhythm target working for 1.1521 as long as the daily Price Oscillator study remains positive. The Bond (134^06) is near to reversing its positive stance on the 12-hr. MoneyFlow study, but for the present its 135^30 target is still on the table. At Market Trends the "Baby Blues" for Oil (101.62) have just started to crack. The Spoo's (1871.25) daily Price Oscillator study confirmed a Long signal yesterday, but we'd avoid it.

22 Apr '14, 04:30 Pacific Time: Little excessive movement across the BEGOS spectrum to this point of the session, the Euro (1.3815) spanning the widest of the EDTRs (Market Ranges) thus far at 61%. Silver (19.495) is up the most (+0.3%) and Copper (3.0325) down the most (-0.5%). Gold (1291.3) is resilient, as is Silver, given both of their daily MACD studies having turned negative. None of the 8 BEGOS Markets are far from from their Market Markets, nor are the 5 primary BEGOS Markets from their Market Value measures. Again, the Spoo (1864.75) "ought" be quite lower per the S&P 500's MoneyFlow.

21 Apr '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: Both of BEGOS' precious metal components -- Gold (1286.0) and Silver (19.350) -- have exceeded 100% of their EDTRs (Market Ranges); none of the other 6 components thus far have yet to trace more than 50%. As anticipated in the current Gold Update, Gold and Silver have confirmed negative crossings on their respective MACD daily studies such that using our Market Rhythms page data we'd expect near-term to see Gold 1271.0 and Silver 18.800. Our S&P 500 MoneyFlow page shows deficiencies in the Flow across all 3 time frames (week/month/quarter). LEI at 07:00 PT.

17 Apr '14, 04:44 Pacific Time: The EuroCurrencies and Copper (3.0380) are BEGOS' gainers this morning; the Swiss (1.1392) has already traced 84% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) and we're maintaining the 1.1521 target as the Price Oscillator on the daily bars remains positive. Silver (19.670) has yet to confirm its daily MACD turning negative, so for the present our 20.880 target is still in play, albeit that particular Long signal is on a knife edge. Volume for Oil (May 103.68) is rolling into the June contract for which there is a -80¢ contango. Trading ceases after this session until Sunday evening.

16 Apr '14, 04:38 Pacific Time: Following yesterday's wild ride in the metals and equities -- notably on the StateSide Tax Day anniversary of Gold's (1303.5) first material plunge of a year ago -- the BEGOS Markets are more normalized this morning. Leading the volatility is Oil (104.79) having thus far traced 95% of its EDTR (Market Ranges). Our near-term Silver (19.580) target of 20.880 would be negated today should price settle below 19.655 as the daily MACD would then go negative, a new Rhythm target in the high 18s. The Spoo's (1848.00) relief rally continues; housing & mfg data due pre-stocks opening.

15 Apr '14, 04:30 Pacific Time: Gold (1305.0) is the BEGOS story this morning, off the most of the bunch (-1.6%) with 174% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) already traced. Again, we're viewing this week as Gold's first big test in 2014 as 'twas one year ago to the day that the bottom fell out. Still, the BEGOS signals mentioned two comments are intact, albeit there are some "quicker" interim contra-directional Rhythms in play for the moment. Save for the Spoo (1828.25) which hit our 1803.50 target yesterday, the 7 other BEGOS Markets are all lower thus far. CPI & Empire Index due at 05:30 PT.

14 Apr '14, 04:38 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are mixed but hardly narrow as the shortened trade week begins with a heavy econ calendar in the balance. We've Gold (1322.1) facing its first big test of the year as currently detailed in The Gold Update. Silver (19.735) is oddly lower despite Gold being up and the Spoo (1811.75) not being down, (albeit the latter hit our 1803.50 target soon after Sunday's opening); the white metal's EDTR (Market Ranges) tracing is already 112%. Oil (103.64) is the 2nd most volatile with 81% of its EDTR so far traced. The 4 other BEGOS targets mentioned prior remain in place.

11 Apr '14, 04:37 Pacific Time: 5 BEGOS trading signals were confirmed by yesterday's close: here they are: Long the Bond (134^16) per the 12hr. MoneyFlow, target 135^30; Long the Swiss (1.1416) per the daily Price Oscillator, target 1.1521; Long Gold (1322.7) per the daily MACD, target 1342.1; Long Silver per the daily MACD, target 20.880; and Short the Spoo (1818.75) per the daily Price Oscillator (yes it finally turned negative), target 1803.50. The latter's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are only at the neutral level and rolling over, suggestive of still lower levels for the S&P. PPI data due at 05:30 PT.

10 Apr '14, 04:47 Pacific Time: The Bond (133^24) hit our 133^28 target in the wee hours. Meanwhile, Oil (103.10) yesterday achieved the more aggressive 103.50 notion. Remember: the Market Rhythms page is updated daily (as are all of our markets pages) to display the best probabilities for profits from specific technical study time frames. Silver (20.210) has traced 120% of its EDTR (Market Ranges), is +1.9%, and is poised for a positive MACD crossing on the daily bars. Gold (1323.0) also may confirm the same MACD crossing by day's end. The Spoo's (1864.50) daily Price Oscillator is still positive (barely).

09 Apr '14, 04:34 Pacific Time: Oil (102.73) reached our initial 102.50 target yesterday; the more aggressive possibility seeing 103.50 is now further enhanced as the daily MACD has crossed positively. We're more keen on Silver's (19.760) own daily MACD nearing a positive cross; the white metal's EDTR at 94% leads the BEGOS Market Ranges so far in the session. Meanwhile, the daily Price Oscillator study on the Spoo (1846.50) is again on the cusp of going negative; its EDTR is the quietest at just 28%; note the FOMC's 19 March Minutes are due at 11:00 PT. Click on Earnings Season to follow those for Q1.

08 Apr '14, 04:37 Pacific Time: The EuroCurrencies, Precious Metals and Energy are the BEGOS winners to this point of the session; the Bond (133^14) is very quiet with just a scant 27% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) traced thus far, although with the Spoo (1835.75) again lower, the Bond's 2hr. MoneyFlow's Market Rhythm target of 133^28 is quite viable. Meanwhile for Oil (101.42), its 12hr. EMA (13/89) study remains positive and thus its Market Rhythm target of 102.50 is still anticipated. Gold (1312.0) is the most volatile of the BEGOS bunch covering 108% of its EDTR; there is trading resistance at 1315.

07 Apr '14, 04:32 Pacific Time: The Spoo (1851.00) continues it slide this morning following its wiping out the entirety of last week's gains on Friday; 60% of the Spoo's EDTR (Market Ranges) has thus far traced. Copper (3.0155) has already traced 99% of its EDTR, but is only off -0.3% whilst Silver (19.845) is down the most of the BEGOS Markets at -0.6% with 53% of its EDTR so far spanned. Our revised Bond (133^04) target is 133^28 per the Market Rhythm of the 2hr. MoneyFlow study. A fairly light Econ Data calendar this week, albeit Q1 Earnings Commences and the FOMC's 19 March Minutes are due Wed.

04 Apr '14, 04:47 Pacific Time: Ahead of the StateSide jobs data at the bottom of the next hour, the BEGOS Markets strength is in Gold (1293.0), Silver (19.965), Copper (3.0475) and Oil (101.16). The latter's 12hr. EMA study (13/89) has improved on the positive side, price having returned up to where the signal first triggered on 27 March; barring the EMA crossing negatively, 102.50 remains in our sights. Gold is buoyant this week, the 1290-1275 support area holding to this point despite the down parabolic flip on the weekly bars. The Bond's (132^02) 2hr. MoneyFlow is now positive, nixing our 131^09 target.

03 Apr '14, 04:31 Pacific Time: Silver (19.790) and Gold (1282.8) are BEGOS' EDTR (Market Ranges) leaders thus far, respectively at 76% and 69%). Those of other 6 BEGOS markets are all sub-40%. Silver reached our 20.075 goal yesterday; the Bond (132^00) is still in play vis-à-via its 2hr. MoneyFlow study for a Market Rhythm target of 131^09; and the 12hr. EMA study for Oil (99.22) remains positively disposed, but it may well cross negatively before reaching our target of at least 102.50. EuroEyes are on the ECB today: no policy change is expected, but new stimulus and QE is suggested as inevitable.

02 Apr '14, 04:37 Pacific Time: Oil (99.18) continues to move lower contra to the Market Rhythm signals noted in the 28 Mar comment; that said, those 4 measures are still positive for Oil, albeit they are weakening such the the 102.50 target can be nullified within a day or two. Within our expectations, the Bond (132^15) is down, the 131^09 target still intact, as is Silver higher (19.845) towards its target of 20.075. Of note: the Price Oscillator daily study on the Spoo (1879.50) has yet to turn negative. To this point of the session, markets are subdued, only Oil and Copper (3.0610) exceeding 50% of their EDTRs.

01 Apr '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: Not unexpectedly, the weekly parabolic trend on Gold (1283.8) has provisionally flipped from Long to Short, albeit our focus is more on price holding the 1290-1275 support area, else the 1280-1240 zone. In addition to targeting for Oil (101.26) a run to at least 102.50, the Market Rhythm for the Bond (132^29) on the 2hr. MoneyFlow study is suggesting 131^09, whilst a positive crossing in the 12hr. MACD for Silver (19.740) is pointing to at least 20.075. Notably, Gold, Silver and the Bond are the session's EDTR (Market Ranges) so far, all three exceeding 60%.

31 Mar '14, 04:41 Pacific Time: Weak EuroZone inflation data has the EuroCurrencies up on expectations of further ECB stimulus in the wings, both the Euro (1.3799) and Swiss (1.1326) already exceeding their EDTRs by better than 100%. Gold (1296.3) is firm, however as discussed in the current Gold Update, should price trade sub-1286 this week, the weekly parabolic trend shall flip from Long to Short; 1304 and 1312 are trading resistors. Oil (101.31) is lower but that does not preclude our Market Rhythm expectations for higher levels as described in the prior comment. Chi PMI due at 06:45 PT.

28 Mar '14, 04:40 Pacific Time: We're bullish on Oil (101.75) near-term as four of its Market Rhythm measures (3 EMAs on the 6, 8 & 12-hr. time-frames, plus the 12-hr. Price Oscillator) all turned positive yesterday; on this run we minimally are expecting to see 102.50, if not 103.50. Meanwhile, volume in Gold (1295.1) has moved from April into the June contract; again depending where price settles today, our weekly parabolic study may well flip from Long to Short as early as Sunday (see tomorrow's Gold Update). The daily Price Oscillator study on the Spoo (1845.75) remains barely positive and still declining.

27 Mar '14, 04:38 Pacific Time: Gold (1295.3) is leading the BEGOS volatility to this point with 79% of its EDTR traded and is off the most at -0.8%. With 2 days left in the trading week, Gold likely need close above 1300, else it could commence next week in tripping the weekly parabolic to Short at Sunday's open. There is prior Market Profile support in the 1290-1275 range. The pending Price Oscillator sell signals for the Spoo (1846.25) and Swiss (1.1287) have yet to trigger, albeit we'd avoid the latter one. As for the Spoo, it may first make a relief rally today, its low coming after its high for the last 4 sessions.

26 Mar '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: Volatility is subdued this morning with just 2 BEGOS Markets -- Copper (2.9810) and Swiss (1.1294) -- having traced better than 50% of their EDTRs (Market Ranges). As noted yesterday, the latter's Price Oscillator study (daily bars) is nearing a sell signal (not yet confirmed); that for the Spoo (1865.25) is less so. Over at Market Values, Gold (1315.9) has penetrated below its valuation line adding to our notion that the yellow metal shall continue to correct/consolidate through here into next week. Durables due at 05:30 PT followed Thursday & Friday by a richer Econ Data flow.

25 Mar '14, 04:41 Pacific Time: Copper (2.9905) is in the BEGOS driver's seat thus far: 'tis +1.6% with 80% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) traced. The EuroCurrencies are the weak links in BEGOS this morning as German Consumer Confidence declines; the StateSide number comes at 07:00 PT along with New Home Sales. The Dollar (80.200) is therefore higher, but so is Gold (1314.7) as it plays no currency favourites; still, its 21-day linreg trend is now negative, the "Baby Blues" in full drop (Market Trends). We note pending/unconfirmed Price Oscillator (daily) sell signals for the Spoo (1855.00) & Swiss (20.105).

24 Mar '14, 04:40 Pacific Time: The EuroCurrencies are thus far the most volatile of the BEGOS Markets, the Euro (1.3766) and Swiss (1.1292) both bettering 90% of their EDTRs (See Market Ranges). As expected via the current Gold Update, Gold (1324.3) is working lower as its "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) continue to drop, our sense being maintenance of the low 1300s over the next two weeks then leading to higher levels. Oil (99.95) at +0.4% is the strongest in BEGOS with Market Profile Resistors at 100.00, 100.60 and 100.80. StateSide Econ Data quiet today: China's PMI weaker; EuroZone PMIs mixed.

21 Mar '14, 04:44 Pacific Time: There was a period of time during yesterday's session when all 8 BEGOS Markets were in the red; presently they're all in the black. Gold (1340.1) is all but back to its Market Values line (1321.2) after exceeding it by better than 70 points last week. However at Market Trends, the yellow metal's "Baby Blues" are breaking down, suggesting price shan't rocket right back up through recent highs at 1380+ just yet; more of course in tomorrow's Gold Update. Copper (2.9730) meanwhile, per its Market Profile, is evident of finally consolidating (support 2.9500). No scheduled Econ Data today.

20 Mar '14, 19:20 Pacific Time: Special Announcement --- Silver's Market Profile bars have been refined from 10¢ increments ($500/cac) to 5¢ increments ($250/cac) toward giving more precise definition to the support/resistance apices in the 10-day trading structure of contract volume per price.

20 Mar '14, 04:39 Pacific Time: Post-Fed, the Dollar Index (80.405) is at its highest level in three weeks and essentially at a broad base of what for many months has often been prior support, (which in turn technically may now be viewed by analysts as resistance). Nonetheless, BEGOS volatility is being led by the EuroCurrencies, both the Euro (1.3764) and Swiss (1.1297) being lower and already exceeding their EDTRs (see Market Ranges). In fact, 7 of the BEGOS Markets are presently in the red, the exception being the Bond (132^05), albeit its Price Oscillator study (daily bars) has whipsawed back to negative.

19 Mar '14, 04:40 Pacific Time: Ahead of the Fed, BEGOS' EuroCurrencies, Metals and Energy are mildly-to-moderately lower. Only the Spoo (1864.50) and Bond (133^04) are quietly higher, the latter confirming our prior comment's mention for the Price Oscillator turning positive. Silver (20.780) has 7 of its 24 Market Rhythms (across the various studies and time frames) turning negative, the white metal strongly represented at present at the Market Rhythms page. Gold's (1346.3) daily MACD confirmed as negative per yesterday's close, however at Market Profiles, you can see the 1330s appear supportive.

18 Mar '14, 04:37 Pacific Time: A fairly normal session so far in BEGOS, no one market exhibiting any trading extreme. Silver (21.010) is the weakest -0.8% with both Oil (98.17) and the Bond (133^03) on the opposite end of the spectrum +0.2%. The latter's Price Oscillator on the daily time frame is poised to confirm going positive by day's end, the Market Rhythm for that study having produced price furtherance of at least 2^13 points (or $2,406/cac) in 6 of the last 8 confirmed crossings. The weakening Economic Barometer has become twitchy and may respond positively to Housing Starts and CPI due at 05:30 PT.

17 Mar '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: The Spoo (1841.75) is in the rare position of having traded the most of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) thus far in the session at 125% and the only BEGOS Market exceeding 100%, the rest having traced moderate ranges to this point. However, the Spoo's "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) are in free fall, suggesting still low levels despite a bounce today. Per the current Gold Update, Gold (1379.1) achieved 2 important milestones on Friday as it regained "Base Camp 1377" and briefly traded above its 300-day moving average. Silver's (21.410) 21-day linreg trend is further negative.

14 Mar '14, 04:37 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are more settled to this point of the session than they've been of late. Curiously at this instant, all eight of the BEGOS bunch are in the black, Copper (2.9500) being up the most at +1.0%. The volume for the EuroCurrencies is rolling into their June contracts. In spite of Gold's (1373.2) stellar safe haven performance this week, Silver's (21.370) 21-day linreg trend has turned negative, its "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) moving sub-0 this morning. The Blues, of course, have been dropping for Copper and Oil (98.75), the Spoo (1841.00) now joining them.

13 Mar '14, 04:46 Pacific Time: Gold's (1368.5) daily MACD popped to positive on yesterday's price surge; the associated Market Rhythm suggests a run to at least 1394, albeit Silver's (21.300) daily MACD remains negatively disposed. Dollar (79.340) weakness also reversed the Euro's (1.3954) 6-hour MACD to positive such that its downside Market Rhythm ought be abandoned, (but not reversed); the Euro is the most volatile BEGOS Market with 96% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) thus far traced. This morning's open outcry for the Spoo (1871.50) marks the front month becoming June. Econ Data plentiful today.

12 Mar '14, 04:45 Pacific Time: The three metals represented by the letter "G" in the BEGOS acronym have been dominating the spectrum's volatility of late. First 'twas Copper (2.9370), which from the high of just 10 sessions ago is down more than -10%. Then Silver (20.995) had taken over the volatility mantle by this time yesterday. Now this morning 'tis Gold (1359.3) which has thus far traced 102% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) as it continues to be buoyed by its save haven role and speculation that China may turn to ease liquidity. Yet Gold's daily MACD remains negative as 'tis for Silver and Oil (98.62).

11 Mar '14, 04:33 Pacific Time: Silver (21.125) is the strongest thus far of the BEGOS bunch, +1.4% with 65% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) now traced. Nonetheless, its "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) continue to drop and its MACD on the daily time frame is growing more negative, as is also the case with both Gold (1349.1) and Oil (101.23). Meanwhile, the Euro (1.3842) could confirm its MACD on the 6-hour time frame tripping negative as soon as 06:00 PT: that study is listed on the Market Rhythms page as having then followed through by at least $1,100/cac in 7 of the last 10 confirmed crossings.

10 Mar '14, 04:46 Pacific Time: Copper (3.0185) is again leading the BEGOS markets this session in volatility, 171% of the red metal's EDTR (see Market Ranges) traced so far with price off -2.1% and as much as 9% in just the last 2 weeks. Per the negative MACD daily crossings cited both here and in The Gold Update, Oil (101.22) is working lower, its EDTR ranking 2nd this morning at 107%, whilst Silver (20.970) has moved sub-21. Gold (1337.0) broke below Market Profile support (1334) overnight and then bounced; but its "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) are slipping and its daily MACD has turned negative.

07 Mar '14, 04:19 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are expectedly quiet ahead of the jobs data due later this morning -- with one exception: Copper (3.1475) has thus far traced 195% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) and is off -2.3% as global production for 2014 is expected to increase vs. a deficit in 2013. The Spoo (1877.50) per Market Values is again pushing toward an excessively high level (vis-à-vis its oscillator); its p/e of course remains very dear at 32.4x with a yield of just 1.988%; that compares to the 10-year T-Note's yield-to-maturity of 2.737%, in theory without the risk of principal loss.

06 Mar '14, 04:46 Pacific Time: The EuroCurrencies, although just mildly higher, are the most volatile markets within BEGOS thus far, with better than 60% of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges) already traced, the BoE having just stood pat on its ongoing stimulus measures with the ECB in the balance. Oil (100.81) confirmed a negative crossing on the MACD at yesterday's close; opening this session at 101.04, we're look for a Market Rhythms move lower to 98.14 ($2,900/cac); such trade notion ought be on the May contract, (Apr First Notice is 24 Mar). Econ bits due today ahead of tomorrow's jobs data.

05 Mar '14, 04:50 Pacific Time: Silver (21.330) confirmed the negative crossing of its MACD on the daily bars at yesterday's close; opening this session at 21.210, the Market Rhythms target over the ensuing days/weeks is 20.370; moreover, Silver's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are rolling over. Again as charted in the current Gold Update, both Gold (1335.6) and Oil (102.98) have their respective daily MACDs on the cusp of going negative. The BEGOS Markets in general after unwinding their Crimea concerns are narrow and either side of "unch" ahead of ADP data, ISM Services, & the Fed's Tan Tome.

04 Mar '14, 04:48 Pacific Time: Russian troops retreat as do the BEGOS Markets back to their approximate settles from last Friday. Silver's (21.195) MACD on the daily bars may confirm a negative crossing by day's end: 9 of the last 10 crossings have had price follow-through of at least 0.840 points ($4,200/cac). Gold (1333.5) has thus far traded 122% of its EDTR (Market Ranges), the most in BEGOS; the Swiss (1.1305) is the most subdued at just 41%. The Spoo (1863.75) suggests a +20 open for the S&P (1845.73). ISM data specific to New York due at 06:45 PT,otherwise the economic calendar is quiet.

03 Mar '14, 04:48 Pacific Time: Unlike last week, markets are finally turning to the crisis over Crimea, (see the final line in the current Gold Update). Gold (1345.9) is getting the "safe haven" bid, yet we remain alert for some near-term pullback, as well as for both Silver (21.470) and Oil (104.59) as the daily MACDs on all 3 markets are poised for negative crossovers. The Spoo at 1837.50 suggests a -21 open for the S&P (1859.45), the fourth worst points-wise in over 2 years, albeit first there is Personal Inc/Spd and core inflation data due at 05:30 PT. Later at 07:00 come ISM and Construction data in a busy week.

28 Feb '14, 04:47 Pacific Time: The EuroCurrencies are firmly higher this morning, both the Euro (1.3799) and Swiss (1.1346) tracing 140+% of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges). The rest of the BEGOS bunch are subdued. Expective of a pullback in price, Gold (1328.6) still is mildly up for the week, albeit down from Wednesday's high of 1345; Gold's Market Magnet, now up to 1322, may finally be tapped today. Silver (21.310) is nearing a negative crossing on its daily MACD as is (per 26 Feb comment) Oil (102.28), such that commodities may be under pressure next week. GDP/PMI/Michigan/Home Sales due.

27 Feb '14, 04:41 Pacific Time: Ukraine-Russia concerns are woven through much of the media this morning, albeit the BEGOS markets appear unruffled as no EDTRs (Market Ranges) have as yet exceeded 100%. The most volatile thus far is Silver (21.370, +0.7% with 90% of its EDTR traced) as volume rolls into its May contract. Q4 Earnings Season, which started off promisingly, has but 2 days left to run: only 58% have improved y-o-y meaning that 42% have not bettered their bottom lines. The Spoo (1836.75) looks to pull negatively on the S&P (1845.16) at the open, the "live" p/e being 31.9x and yield 2.020%.

26 Feb '14, 04:42 Pacific Time: The BEGOS markets are more settled than they've been in recent mornings, with no excessive EDTRs (Market Ranges) traced as yet. Gold (1336.8) is off the most and just -0.4% at that. Its Market Magnet is now up to 1313. Per our 17 Feb comment (13-day EMA crossing above the 89-day EMA) -- the Market Rhythm for which suggested an 80% chance of Gold reaching 1342 -- that level was achieved yesterday. Oil's (102.33) MACD on the daily bars may cross negatively within a week's time; keep an eye too on its "Baby Blues" over at Market Trends for any sign of breakdown there.

25 Feb '14, 04:39 Pacific Time: Copper (3.2575) is "it" amongst BEGOS this morning, the red metal lower and having thus far traced 133% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) with volume moving toward the May contract. Also down are Silver (21.755) and Gold (1332.9), but with just half the volatility so far of Copper. The Swiss (1.1281) did achieve our 1.1300 notion yesterday (see 21 Feb comment) and is firm this morning along with the Euro (1.3753), albeit the latter's 8-hour MACD study remains negative. The Bond (133^03) too is getting a bid pre-home prices data at the expense of the Spoo (1842.00).

24 Feb '14, 04:39 Pacific Time: The current edition of The Gold Update further stresses the plunge in the Econ Baro such that the Fed's tapering scheme may soon (mid-year) be terminated. Gold (1333.2) is off to a healthy start for the week, albeit we remain wary of it snapping back to its Market Magnet (1300 and rising). Gold along with Silver (22.055) and Copper (3.2410) are the 3 most volatile of the 8 BEGOS components thus far and the only 3 having already traced 100+% of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges). Mind the Baro and note that this is the final week of Q4 Earnings Season, now with 59% better y-o-y.

21 Feb '14, 04:42 Pacific Time: Our Economic Barometer is in its worst "uninterrupted" dive in better than a year; 'tis worth a look due to its tendency to lead the S&P, albeit the Spoo (1840.25) is suggesting a mildly higher opening later this morning. For the Euro (1.3707), the Price Oscillator on the 4-hour series has indeed turned negative as has also now the MACD on the 8-hour series; the Market Rhythms in both cases suggest the 1.3620 area near-term. Because of the "peg", that target would counter our notion for the Swiss (1.1236) reaching 1.1300, yet these are not broad ranges either way.

20 Feb '14, 04:46 Pacific Time: Gold (1313.1) and the Spoo (1819.25) continue lower this morning in retreat toward their Market Magnets. Today's session may produce for the Euro (1.3700) a negative stance for its Price Oscillator on the 4-hour series which per our Market Rhythms page has produced follow-through of 0.0080 points ($1,000/cac) in 8 of the last 10 confirmed changes of directional sign. Jobless Claims, CPI, Philly Fed & Leading Indicators will affect the already plunging Economic Barometer, which with the FOMC noting a willingness to raise rates sooner could continue the pall over the S&P.

19 Feb '14, 04:50 Pacific Time: Per our Market Magnets page you can see across the BEGOS spectrum those Markets that remain excessively distant from their Magnets. Our focus has been particularly on both Gold (1317.7) and the Spoo (1831.50), both of which are now lower, their respective rising Magnets being 1285 and 1787. Oil's March Contract (103.10) achieved the Market Rhythm target of 103.07. The Swiss (1.1256) is the narrowest of the BEGOS bunch thus far, which by our Market Ranges page has traded just 32% of its EDTR; moneyflow into the Swiss is suggestive of 1.1300+ near-term.

18 Feb '14, 04:51 Pacific Time: This extended session comes into the final turn with Gold (1315.8) now having turned lower as anticipated in the comment below & The Gold Update as price appears poised to snap back to its Market Magnet (1277 and rising) with Market Profile trading support at 1290. We then see Gold making a run as noted to at least 1342. The Spoo (1837.25) is right up into the overhead congestion created through most of January. Oil (101.13) is on the rise with the 103.07 Market Rhythm target (see 11 Feb comment) still intact; a position there in the March contract ought be rolled into April.

17 Feb '14, 04:36 Pacific Time: The BEGOS markets are very active thus far, which due to today's Stateside Holiday is a Sunday-Tuesday session. Copper (3.2815) & Silver (21.655) have traced better than 100% of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges). The current edition of The Gold Update calls for some near-term pullback due to price (1327.1) being excessive above its Market Magnet; 'tis the case also for the Spoo (1839.50). Also therein detailed, Gold's 13-day EMA has crossed above the 89-day EMA, the Market Rhythm for which we've an 80% shot of Gold reaching 1342, even if there first is some pullback.

14 Feb '14, 04:49 Pacific Time: Gold (1316.1) just confirmed a positive EMA crossover (13 above 89) on its daily bars; per Market Rhythms: that suggests an run to at least 1342 over a period of weeks; (see tomorrow's Gold Update). Silver (21.010) is +2.7%, the most in BEGOS, with 153% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) now traced. Copper (3.2520) is the quietest in BEGOS tracing just 34% of its EDTR. The Spoo (1825.50) now has booked 8 straight "high after low" sessions, despite a rather severe recent drop in the Econ Baro that today adds Ex/Im prices, IndPrd/CapUtl and Michigan Sentiment.

13 Feb '14, 04:43 Pacific Time: The EuroCurrencies are the movers in BEGOS thus far: both the Euro (1.3665) and Swiss (1.1188) are higher by at least 0.5% and moreover have covered better than 125% of their EDTRs (Market Ranges). The Spoo (1809.00) achieved its 7th consecutive "high after low" yesterday and given the overhead resistance is not unexpectedly pointing to a -6 opening for the S&P at this writing. At Market Profiles you can see fresh resistance now built in from 1814-1818 and at Market Magnets that price is at a fairly extreme level. Bond (132^21) firm ahead of Retail Sales.

12 Feb '14, 04:43 Pacific Time: Yesterday the S&P (1819.75) rose sufficiently to end a 12-day stint of being technically "textbook oversold". Presently the Spoo (1814.25) is pointing to mildly down opening, which may gather steam as its low has preceded its high for six consecutive sessions and overhead levels from here appear quite resistive. The Euro (1.3568) & Swiss (1.1086) are the weakest of BEGOS thus far, the Euro having already traced 113% of its EDTR (Market Ranges). Copper (3.2460) is BEGOS' firmest market this morning. Gold (1291.9) appears excessively high per its Market Magnet.

11 Feb '14, 04:46 Pacific Time: Gold (1284.1) is to this point of the session up the most (+0.7%) of the BEGOS Markets and has traced the most (73%) of the EDTRs (Market Ranges). Gold's Price Oscillator (12-hour bars) which confirmed turning positive (see 04 Feb comment) at 1259.3 suggest a near-term run to at least 1303.3 per that study's Market Rhythm so that remains in focus here. More broadly, Oil (100.20) confirmed a positive crossing on our daily EMA study (13 moving above 89) that suggests seeing at least 103.07 in the ensuing weeks if not days. Yellen on Congressional deck at 07:00 PT.

10 Feb '14, 04:52 Pacific Time: Silver (20.200) is leading the BEGOS Markets higher this morning by +1.1%. Silver on Friday has confirmed a positive cross on its MACD daily study, the Market Rhythm for which suggests a target of 20.770. The current Gold Update charts Silver as being price deficient to Gold (1273.7) which ranks 2nd to the upside this morning. Oil (99.40) after topping 100 on Friday for the first time this year is the weakest of the BEGOS bunch thus far and the most volatile having traced 80% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). There is no scheduled incoming Econ Baro data for today.

07 Feb '14, 04:45 Pacific Time: 'Tis an odd mix ahead of the StateSide jobs data: Gold (1262.1), the Spoo (1772.75) and Copper (3.2455) are all higher, expressing both optimism and pessimism. The other 5 BEGOS Markets are quietly mixed. Those two technical studies we've been following for Gold are still positive, however its Baby Blues (see Market Trends) continue to drop. We noted below two days ago the Bond's (132^27) being excessively high (then 134^08), but ahead of the pending data, all bets are off. Indeed, all 8 BEGOS Markets are currently priced quite close to their Market Magnets.

06 Feb '14, 04:43 Pacific Time: The positive dispositions have improved slightly for Gold (1263.6) on both those 12-hour Price Oscillator and daily MACD studies for which we've been anticipating a negative turn, and the Baby Blues (Market Trends) are only just lower this morning. Meanwhile, Silver (20.115) yesterday confirmed a buy signal on its 6-hour moneyflow study, the Market Rhythm there targeting at least 20.585 in the ensuing days. Oil (98.29) has thus far traced the most (81%) of the EDTRs (see Market Ranges). Earlier, the BOE held policy steady and the ECB's stance is imminent.

05 Feb '14, 04:45 Pacific Time: With the exception of Copper (3.2060), the other 7 BEGOS markets to this point of the session have traced less than 50% of their EDTRs (Market Ranges). Gold (1258.8) still is maintaining just slightly positive dispositions on both the 12-hour Price Oscillator and daily MACD, but the "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) continue to decline, down from 86% 11 sessions ago to 53% this morning. A Gold settle today below 1249.6 would cross the daily MACD study to negative. The Bond (134^08) per Market Values appears excessively high. ADP & ISM data are pending.

04 Feb '14, 04:41 Pacific Time: Yesterday's post-ISM spike in the price of Gold (1252.9) to 1266.1 served to at least momentarily flip the Price Oscillator (12-hour study) to positive and keep the MACD (daily) just mildly positive. The Spoo (1739.25) looks poised to initiate a relief rally for the S&P which could be just enough to again set those two Gold studies negative. Thus far, Copper (3.2005) has traded the most of the EDTRs (see Market Ranges) at 72% and is the strongest at +0.7%. Our focus remains on the two Gold studies as they generally provide ample Market Rhythm price follow-through.

03 Feb '14, 04:44 Pacific Time: Gold (1248.4) as noted in the current Gold Update has confirmed a negative cross on its 12-hour Price Oscillator study with another such cross on its daily MACD study pending by today's close, barring a strong up session. The Market Rhythms associated with both studies suggest levels of at least 27 points lower for Gold near-term. Gold's "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are also again notching lower this morning. Markets across the BEGOS spectrum are fairly stable to this point, lacking any notable volatility. Note the Earnings Season page this week: 100's of reports due.

31 Jan '14, 04:49 Pacific Time: This final day of the year's first month has both the Bond (133^25) and the Spoo (1769.75) as the session's most volatile BEGOS markets, both having traced better than 90% of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges, especially that for the Spoo) so far. The former is higher as are both Gold (1248.0) and Silver (19.325); the other BEGOS components are lower. Gold's "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) are beginning to come off a bit, albeit the 1241 support level in its Market Profile has essentially held its ground. Lots of incoming data today to work into the Econ Baro.

30 Jan '14, 04:45 Pacific Time: Gold's volume rolling from Feb into Apr (1256.1) with 1st notices tomorrow for delivery. The 4-hour MACD study is whippy, having completed two crossings without reaching its Market Rhythm follow-through target of at least 15 points. The Euro (1.3592) is the rangiest of the 8 BEGOS markets thus far with 98% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) already traced; the 8-hour MACD did confirm a negative cross yesterday, targeting 1.3556. Oil (97.83) and the Spoo (1776.25) are the only 2 of the BEGOS bunch in the black. At 05:30 PT comes the first look at Q4's GDP.

29 Jan '14, 04:41 Pacific Time: We've the FOMC today and the Spoo (1784.25) has already had a volatile night, tracing 94% of its EDTR (Market Ranges). Gold (1259.9) is in second place at 74% of its EDTR: the stance of its 4-hour MACD remains negative, but were it to cross to positive in the next few periods, 'twould likely nix the prior mention of a run down to 1238 and instead herald a run at least 15 points higher upon confirmation of such cross. The Euro (1.3634) may confirm a negative cross on its 8-hour MACD by 08:00 PT, its Market Rhythm making at least $1,100/cac 8 of the last 10 confirms.

28 Jan '14, 04:47 Pacific Time: Markets are more settled than at this time yesterday, the Spoo (1782.00) being the most volatile so far with 81% of its EDTR spanned (see Market Ranges). Gold (1255.3) looks poised to test underlying support at 1241, perhaps running to as low as 1238 per a negative MACD crossing on the 4-hour bars should the Market Rhythm play out for that study. Silver (19.775) yesterday confirmed its negative MACD cross in its daily bars. Unlike Gold, Silver's "Baby Blues" are in decline (Market Trends). Durables and Consumer Confidence pending on this day ahead of the Fed.

27 Jan '14, 04:42 Pacific Time: Readers of The Gold Update have noted our being on "crash watch" for the S&P over recent weeks, Friday perhaps the early stirrings of such. As noted in the prior comment, the Spoo (1791.75) is due for a bounce; at Friday's close price was 44 points below its Market Magnet. Gold (1263.7) is the most volatile BEGOS market of the session with 94% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) already traced. Oil (96.97) is the least volatile. Silver (19.850) is poised for a mild negative cross on its daily MACD currently over at Market Rhythms should price close today sub-19.985.

24 Jan '14, 04:42 Pacific Time: Gold (1270.3) has confirmed a trend reversal from Short to Long per the parabolics on the weekly bars depicted in The Gold Update. Therein, Gold has also established a close above the formidable downtrend line, such new stance to be updated in this Saturday's next edition. The still modest selling in the Spoo (1811.25) continues this morning, suggestive of a -11 opening for the S&P. The Spoo's low has come after its high for 5 consecutive sessions and thus a "dead cat bounce" ought be expected; still, the 12-hour MoneyFlow triggered a Short yesterday targeting 1796.

23 Jan '14, 04:42 Pacific Time: A very robust session thus far across the BEGOS Markets spectrum. Save for Oil (96.99) which per yesterday's MACD comment appears well on its way to that 98.10 target, all other 7 BEGOS components have traced better than 100% of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges). The weak links are Copper (3.3080) and the Spoo (1832.75); the strong links are Silver (20.105), Gold (1247.9) and the Swiss (1.1069). Also per yesterday, The Euro's (1.3628) MACD on the 8-hour bars did cross positively, (target 1.3651); no negative cross as yet on Silver's daily MACD.

22 Jan '14, 04:46 Pacific Time: Per two comments prior, Oil (95.36) did have its MACD on the daily bars confirm a positive crossing at yesterday's settle. In swing with our Market Rhythms, we're looking for Oil to trade at least 2.90 points higher from the current session's opening price (95.20) to 98.10 ($2,900/cac) before that MACD next confirms a negative crossing. The BEGOS markets are mixed thus far, both Oil and Silver (19.895) up the most at +0.2% and Copper (3.3270) off the most at -0.5%. Signals pending: negative daily MACD cross on Silver; 8-hr positive MACD cross on Euro (1.3554).

21 Jan '14, 04:42 Pacific Time: From this session's Sunday evening opening through yesterday's StateSide holiday, the metals are BEGOS' most volatile markets, notably so Silver (19.870) which is -2.2% with 126% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) having thus far been traced. Beneath support at 20.100, Silver's Market Rhythm on its 4-hour Price Oscillator would confirm a Short if that study is still so disposed at 08:00 PT with a target from that time of 0.200 points ($1,000/cac). Gold (1244.2) is -0.7% but has not tested the 1241 support level as charted in The Gold Update. No scheduled Econ Data.

20 Jan '14, 04:43 Pacific Time: Gold (1254.0) came within 1 point last evening of flipping its weekly parabolic trend from Short to Long, (the price to so do at any point this week being 1262.9). The current edition of The Gold Update is chock-full of positive charts, including what looks to be an imminent break above a major year-over-year downtrend line. Oil (93.95) is off -0.4% to this point of the session; were it to right itself by Tue/Wed, we'd get that positive crossing on the MACD daily study (Market Rhythms). StateSide pits are closed today for our holiday, but GLOBEX rolls onward.

17 Jan '14, 04:42 Pacific Time: Markets are subdued ahead of data on housing, production, sentiment and a holiday weekend StateSide. March Oil (94.67) remains under our watch for the MACD positive crossing on the daily bars as soon as Tuesday's settle next week. The Euro (1.3588) saw its 12-hour MACD cross negatively yesterday at 12:00 PT suggesting a price per our Market Rhythms of 1.3533 or lower before reversing that particular study. Meanwhile at Market Trends, the best rising linreg "Baby Blues" are presently those for the Bond (131^07), Gold (1240.3) and Silver (20.055).

16 Jan '14, 04:49 Pacific Time: As was the case at this time yesterday, the Bond (130^21) is on its session's high and is modestly up the most (+0.3%) of the BEGOS markets; down the most (-0.7%) is Silver (20.040), but its "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) continue to rise as the mild 21-day linreg trend builds consistency. On the Market Magnets page you can see Gold (1238.5) nicely oscillating vis-à-vis its climbing magnet. Contract volume in Oil (94.31) is rolling from Feb to Mar; we're watching Oil's daily MACD for a positive cross in the next few days, its best Market Rhythm as noted on that page.

15 Jan '14, 04:37 Pacific Time: The EuroCurrencies are down and have the most volatility in the session thus far, both the Euro (1.3605) and Swiss (1.1016) having traced over 85% of their EDTRs (see Market Ranges). Gold (1237.5) and Silver (20.085) are both lower by better than -0.5%. Getting the bid to this point are Oil (93.08) and the Spoo (1837.25) in spite of Goldman's warning of a stock market crash, (in our eyes well overdue and by far more than just a correction of 10%). The Bond (130^24) is firm at its high for the day. On the table are the PPI, NY 's Empire Index and the Fed's Tan Tome.

14 Jan '14, 04:43 Pacific Time: The Bond (130^24) did confirm its Price Oscillator turning positive upon yesterday's daily settle: the Market Rhythm for price follow-through is a suggested 2^13 points ($2,400/cac), which from this session's open (131^01) targets 133^14 in the ensuing days/weeks, barring the signal first reversing to negative. Further, on the Bond page you can see price having penetrated up through its valuation line as well as the "Baby Blues" - the dots of 21-day linreg trend consistency - now turning positive. Precious metals are softer ahead of FedSpeak (Plosser & Fisher) and retail sales data.

13 Jan '14, 04:43 Pacific Time: Of the BEGOS markets, the Spoo (1832.50), Oil (91.90) and Copper (3.3240) are the most volatile and they're all down, the latter having already traced 127% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Gold (1246.0) is firm: the current edition of The Gold Update describes the renewed moneyflow into Gold, its linear regression trend having turned positive and primary trading support level having moved up to 1226. The Bond (130^20) by day's could confirm its Price Oscillator turning positive on the daily study, per Market Rhythms suggesting profitable follow-through of 2+ points.

10 Jan '14, 04:43 Pacific Time: The Spoo (1840.00) is sporting a +8 start for the S&P, albeit between now and then comes the payroll data for December. The BEGOS Metals and Oil (92.61) are all higher as well, yet the Bond (129^10) is all but unchanged and has the narrowest EDTR (see Market Ranges) spanning to this point of the session of just 25%. Yesterday's mention of Gold's (1232.6) anticipated positive MACD cross on the 4-hour bars was confirmed overnight at 00:00 PT, a 12-point run from that period's opening price of 1233.9 suggesting 1245.9 is in Gold's Market Rhythm's offing.

09 Jan '14, 04:41 Pacific Time: Per the 03 January comment, Oil (92.87) yesterday hit our Market Rhythm target of 92.57. This morning we've Copper (3.3155) lower from 3.3635 per yesterday's comment about the breakdown in the "Baby Blues" which measure the consistency of trend. The red metal is far and away the most volatile of the BEGOS markets to this point of the session, already having traced 133% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). For Gold (1229.9) we're poised for a positive crossing by the 4-hour MACD, such Rhythm good for 12 points after 9 of the last 10 crosses.

08 Jan '14, 10:42 Pacific Time: Special Announcement --- In order to improve the profitable opportunities as updated daily on the Market Rhythms page, we have replaced the "ADX_DMI" technical study - which rarely would make the "Best Rhythms" list - with the Price Oscillator study ("PRC_OSC") effective today and as therein defined on the Market Rhythms page. The other three studies of MACD, EMA and MoneyFlow remain intact. Profitable Rhythms are the best trend friends.

08 Jan '14, 04:41 Pacific Time: On either the page for Market Trends or for Copper (3.3635) itself, the "Baby Blues" for the 21-day linreg trend have begun to break down, suggestive of still lower prices near-term; there is recently tested support at 3.3355, but should that break, at Market Profiles you can see further support at 3.3100. None of the 8 BEGOS markets are significantly up this morning; the EuroCurrencies (€-1.3591, SwF-1.0989) continue to work lower, as does Silver (19.565). The ADP employment data is due at 05:15 PT and the FOMC's 18 December "taper start" minutes at 11:00 PT.

07 Jan '14, 04:43 Pacific Time: We look for the eyes of Gold (1237.0) to smile upon the new Fed chief Yellen over the ensuing months/years. As noted in the current edition of The Gold Update, even with the "taper", the Fed is adding $3.5 billion per workday to its balance sheet. Presently for BEGOS, Silver (20.055) is down the most (-0.5%) and Oil (94.06) is up the most (+0.5%), although the negative disposition of its MACD on the daily bars is firm. The EuroCurrencies are split with pressure on the Swiss (1.1035) and 70% of its EDTR having traded as higher-yielding EuroBonds are getting the bid.

06 Jan '14, 04:45 Pacific Time: Gold (1237.2) overnight achieved the minimal target level of 1240 cited in our prior Gold Update (28 December) per the anticipated Market Rhythm playing out on the positive crossing of the MACD study for the daily bars. The current Gold Update (04 January) suggests just some short-term minor pullback per Gold's Market Magnet within an overall positive Market Profile, (supports at 1223/1211/1203). These are also as updated daily on our BEGOS Gold page. Copper (3.3395) is our most volatile market thus far, -0.4% with 83% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) traced.

03 Jan '14, 04:47 Pacific Time: As mentioned 2 comments ago, Oil (95.42) was due for an increase in its volatility per our Market Ranges page: yesterday was Oil's rangiest day since 03 September, encompassing almost triple its EDTR and triggering a Market Rhythms Short signal per price's MACD on the daily bars. Such rhythm has produced follow-through of at least 2.9 points ($2,900/contract) in 8 of the last 10 such confirmed MACD crossings, the suggestion this time 'round being a target of 92.57. The Spoo (1829.00) posted its 1st yearly opening down day since 2008 whilst Gold (1229.8) rose.

02 Jan '14, 04:39 Pacific Time: The new year is starting positively for the metals and negatively for the EuroCurrencies, debt and equities. Gold (1216.3) has so far traded 116% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) and is up 0.9%; Silver (19.935) has traced 165% of its EDTR and is well up at +2.6%. Despite the EuroCurrencies year-end volatility, the "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) have not wavered from their now 9-day down tracks, the Euro (1.3667) and Swiss (1.1110) both under pressure this session. The Spoo (1838.00) suggests the first yearly down start for the S&P (-5 if opening now) since 2008.

31 Dec '13, 04:51 Pacific Time: Gold (1220.2) barely has the aforementioned MACD still positive for the daily bars time-frame. The year-end price to change that stance is coincidentally 1199.9 or lower: 1200 or better would keep the study positive in at least entering 2014. The most volatile of the BEGOS markets to this point of the session is Oil (98.73) having traced 70% of its EDTR: at the Market Ranges page you can see that Oil appears "due" for a pick up in its "ranginess" as we go into New Year. Silver (19.415) is presently -0.7%, off the most of BEGOS. See you next year. Be Safe & Be Wise.

30 Dec '13, 04:51 Pacific Time: After lauding in the current Gold Update the MACD (daily bars) turning positive for Gold (1203.5) without first having retested the year's low (1179), that market is off -0.8% in the session, already tracing 73% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges), second only to Silver's (19.675) 116%. The Euro (1.3767) would confirm a Buy signal per its 12-hour MoneyFlow study at 12:00 PT today: at Market Rhythms you can see that signal has produced profit of at least $1,700 per contract in 5 of its last 6 confirmations. The Spoo (1837.75) is higher ahead of Pending Home Sales at 07:00.

27 Dec '13, 04:48 Pacific Time: Contrary yet again: not only are both the Euro (1.3840) and Swiss (1.1316) up better than 1% in the session, they've traded 303% of their EDTRs (Market Ranges); for the Euro 'tis a 2-year high on ECB talk that interest rates may need to be less restrained. Still, the EuroCurrencies "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) are again lower in real-time this morning. The Dollar (80.015) is off in response to the higher EuroCurrency price levels, but Gold (1210.7) is not benefiting, its MACD still negatively disposed on the daily bars. Beyond energy inventories, the econ calendar is quiet.

26 Dec '13, 04:41 Pacific Time: Contrary to our prior comment's words as regards Copper (3.3790), it then put in its widest trading session since 03 May, trading as high as 3.4475 before dropping back to its present price; still these are Copper's highest levels since 26 August and in the new session 'tis the most changed (+0.3%) of the BEGOS Markets. As for Market Trend consistency, the "Baby Blues" are lower yet again today for the Euro (1.3694), Swiss (1.1176) and Gold (1204.7). The Spoo (1831.50) has already made a 4th consecutive "higher high" and is suggesting a +4 start for the S&P.

24 Dec '13, 04:41 Pacific Time: Copper (3.3245) is the most volatile of the BEGOS markets thus far, 81% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) having already traded, albeit that stat for the red metal has narrowed significantly of late to just 0.0347 per day; still Copper's "Baby Blues" have begun to roll over (Market Trends) suggestive of lower prices heading into year's end. Copper as well as Oil (99.07) are both +0.4%, the latter's EDTR ranking 2nd (55%) in the BEGOS bunch, the other 6 markets quite subdued in this abbreviated session. Durables and New Home Sales due at the usual times. Merry Christmas!

23 Dec '13, 04:41 Pacific Time: The Spoo (1821.25) is the only BEGOS market presently with a directional bias, up 7 points given an EDTR (Market Ranges) of 17 points. Gold (1197.2) is off 6 points within an EDTR of 26 points, albeit per the negative MACD crossing noted in the prior comment and as detailed in the current Gold Update, the year's low (1179) is likely to be tested in the ensuing days. In the current stack of "most profitable rhythms" (Market Rhythms), Gold's daily MACD shows the most profit ($21,540) per the last 10 crossings. At Market Trends the EuroCurrencies are weakening.

20 Dec '13, 04:47 Pacific Time: Now sub-1200, Gold (1196.5) is actually the firmest, +0.8%, of the 8 BEGOS markets to this point of the session. However, the "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) for both Gold and Silver (19.300) in real time this morning have kinked down for the first time since 03 December. 'Tis too early to confirm this means their 21-day down trends are reinforcing, but significant overhead trading resistance exists for Gold at 1230-1235, (and less so for Silver at 19.500). Yesterday, Gold's MACD on the daily bars confirmed a negative cross implying a re-test of the year's low (1179).

19 Dec '13, 04:40 Pacific Time: The FOMC's latest policy statement is to further Dollar debasement at a $75bn/month pace. Presently in the new session, all 8 BEGOS markets are in the red, the most notable loser being Silver (19.305) -2.1% with 122% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) having traded so far. Gold (1204.2) is second worst, -1.1% with 114% of its EDTR traced. These two declines have not quite broken, at least as yet, the ascent of their "Baby Blues" (Market Trends). With all of BEGOS lower, and the Dollar (80.065) higher, we're eying the Bond (129^06) towards buyers later moving in.

18 Dec '13, 04:44 Pacific Time: With the exception of the Swiss Franc (1.1261) having already traded 98% of its EDTR (Market Ranges), the session is rightly subdued to this point ahead of an active market day: at 05:30 PT we've the release of 3-months worth of Housing Starts data, (Sep and Oct delayed since the US gov't shutdown). In the 11:00 hour comes the FOMC's policy announcement followed by Bernanke's final press conference thereto as Chairman. The "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) on the Bond (129^25) are curling up suggesting the 21-day down trend is abating. S&P Blues negative.

17 Dec '13, 04:42 Pacific Time: Following its widest one-day points trading range since 08 November, the Spoo (1781.50) is back to its narrow overnight ways, tracing just 28% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) thus far. At Market Values, the Spoo is near to crossing below its valuation line. The EDTR leaders to this point are Silver (20.015, 60%) and both Gold (1238.4, 50%) and the Euro (1.3751, 50%). Oil's (97.83) contract volume is moving from the January contract into February today, (1st notice is next Monday). Copper (3.3235) appearing high per its Market Magnet oscillator. CPI on tap.

16 Dec '13, 04:40 Pacific Time: The Spoo (1777.25) has already exhibited one of the widest overnight trading ranges in recent memory: 24 points from low to high which is equal to181% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). The current price portends a +8 opening for the S&P, albeit there are first 6 incoming Econ Data items. The session's low thus far of 1754 is a testament to how wary if not outright nervous round-the-clock market participants have become about the S&P's extremely lofty levels. The other BEGOS components are higher, except for slight declines in both Gold (1232.7) and Silver (19.550).

13 Dec '13, 04:42 Pacific Time: Gold (1231.5) is back in recovery mode this morning having traded overnight as low as 1219.5. Although currently above 1228 support, Gold has confirmed a negative cross on its 8-hour MACD, the Market Rhythm for which reliably (9 of the last 10 crossings) has produced price follow-though of at least 11 points (would = 1216.5 for this case), the median being 21 points. Silver (19.630) is nearing a negative cross on its 12-hour MACD as is Copper (3.3030) on its 6-hour MACD. Per Market Ranges, Gold & Silver are notably picking up volatility within BEGOS.

12 Dec '13, 04:45 Pacific Time: The FinMedia have yet again flipped the Taper Toggle Switch from "Off" to "On" ahead of next Wednesday's FOMC policy decision; thus rightly Gold (1234.7) and Silver (19.730) are well down this session and are the most volatile of the 8 BEGOS market thus far. Trading support for Gold is at both 1228 and 1222 whilst Silver is close to its own at 19.700. Despite today's set back for the precious metals, their "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) continue to ascend whilst those for the Spoo -- the December contract (1779.75) rolling to March (1773.75) today -- continue to fall.

11 Dec '13, 04:41 Pacific Time: Gold (1257.1) achieved our minimum upside target of 1259.5 during yesterday's session. Next 'tis time to be mindful of the "Baby Blues" (Market Trends page) for both Gold and Silver (20.360) as their rising blue dots are suggestive of still higher levels over the ensuing days/weeks. Overnight, the most volatile of the BEGOS markets is thus far the Spoo (1803.75) with 71% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) already traced; that contract rolls into March at tomorrow's CME pit open. The Spoo remains distinctly high (Market Values) as does the S&P's p/e (Valuation & Index).

10 Dec '13, 04:45 Pacific Time: The confirmed upside crossing of the Daily MACD on Gold (1248.6) occurred per yesterday's settle; the minimum upside target we're seeking, (per Market Rhythms) is 20 points from this session's open (1239.5) to at least 1259.5 prior to the next downside cross; (median duration of this rhythm's last 10 signals is 21 trading days, yet targets can be reached far sooner than that as momentum typically builds much earlier than later). Oil (98.59) has already traded 100% of its EDTR (Market Ranges); the Spoo (1809.00) thus far is the least volatile at just 27% in BEGOS.

09 Dec '13, 04:43 Pacific Time: Per the latest Gold Update we're anticipating a positive cross of the MACD on the daily bars. Currently 1227.5, a settle today above 1231.2 would confirm such cross, (per our Market Rhythms you'll note that 9 of the last 10 crossings have followed through by at least 20 additional points, i.e. $2,000/contract). All 8 BEGOS markets are thus far subdued in the session per their EDTRs (Market Ranges), no one market as yet displaying any directional bias. Be mindful over the ensuing days of the "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) track for the Spoo (1806.75) as the uptrend wanes.

06 Dec '13, 04:38 Pacific Time: Markets are understandably "measured" ahead of the StateSide essentially "part-time jobs created" report due out in about an hour's time. One BEGOS exception is Copper (3.2450) having already traded 79% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) and is up 0.8%. Per our 20 November comment, the Euro (1.3669) yesterday finally traded well up into this 1.36 handle, bringing to fruition a Market Rhythm goal there from 1.3500 to 1.3661 ($2,013/contract) per the 12-hour MoneyFlow study (Market Rhythms). 9 data items affect the Econ Baro today, which we'll update at 07:00 PT.

05 Dec '13, 04:42 Pacific Time: Gold (1232.5) and Silver (19.440) have retraced about 50% of their strong rallies from yesterday. Nonetheless, the former's MACD study on its daily bars is approaching a positive cross, which per our Market Rhythms page you can see has produced profitable follow-through of at least 20 points ($2,000/contract) in 9 of the last 10 crossings. Meanwhile, Silver's 12-hour MACD has already crossed back to positive. The Spoo (1792.00) remains well-above its Market Value, the Baby Blues in decline, yet per our S&P MoneyFlow the dough has been pouring into the Index.

04 Dec '13, 04:43 Pacific Time: 3 days remain in the week with better than 2 dozen incoming economic data items in the balance. The Spoo (1791.50) is poised for a 2-point S&P drop at the open, albeit with jobs and trade data on tap between now and then. Check out Market Magnets to see the Spoo having just crossed below its Magnet, suggestive of lower prices in the ensuing days, whilst at Market Trends we've the earliest indication of the Spoo's "Baby Blues" rolling over. Gold (1213.5) has traded the most (70%) of its EDTR (Market Ranges) so far, the Euro (1.3589) the least (35%) in the session.

03 Dec '13, 04:37 Pacific Time: The 8- and 12-hour MACD studies on Gold (1222.2) have both crossed to negative prior to our Market Rhythms hitting their "high probability" profit targets. The same study on 12-hour Silver (19.180) also is on target to fail as of 12:00 PT today. My stance is to take the Long losses here, rather than reverse to Short, in anticipation of the next positive cross. The Spoo 1793.50 is signaling a 6-point drop for the S&P at the open, the third such largest drop since 23 October. The Swiss Franc (1.1056) has already traded 83% of its EDTR (Market Ranges); Oil (94.04) just 25%.

02 Dec '13, 04:51 Pacific Time: The current Gold Update points out a "fat finger of support" in the 1246-1241 Market Profile and yet early in the new week price is presently 1234.9: in fact, all 8 BEGOS components are in the red at the moment. Nonetheless, the positive dispositions on both Gold's 8- and 12-hour MACDs are still intact as is that 12-hour study on Silver (19.685). Those 3 studies all remains in our Market Rhythms list for high probability for specified levels of profit. The Spoo (1803.00) is excessively high (See Market Values). A big week of incoming data to affect the Econ Baro.

29 Nov '13, 05:01 Pacific Time: Friday's session, (as commenced late Wednesday per GLOBEX), carries on with Gold (1251.2, +1.2%) and Silver (20.030, +1.9%) as the BEGOS Markets' largest gainers into this abbreviated StateSide conclusion to the week. The sole BEGOS market in the red this morning is the Bond (130^18) which today rolls into the March Contract with negative backwardation of -1.5 points, indicative of higher yield expectations. No incoming StateSide Econ Data scheduled today beyond the informal observation of Post-Thanksgiving shopping. EuroZone unemployment falls.

28 Nov '13, 04:49 Pacific Time: 'Tis Thanksgiving morning here StateSide, however the great BEGOS markets are hard at work. Both Gold (1242.3) & Silver (19.735) are +0.4%, their positive MACD crossings most recently discussed still intact. The EuroCurrencies have already traded better than 60% of their EDTRs (Market Ranges) whilst their "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) are now well on the rise. Oil (92.19) is the most subdued of the BEGOS bunch having traded just 23% of its EDTR. Thanks be given today for those amazing Market Rhythms: they're indeed quite the secret of the trading world (!)

27 Nov '13, 04:42 Pacific Time: Volume has now moved into February Gold (1251.3), plus both Silver (20.020) and Copper (3.2205) for March, to which the Bond (130^29) shall follow within the next few sessions. The upside cross in Silver's MACD for the 12-hour bars remains intact, whilst in the last two days we've now confirmed same for Gold on both its 12-hour and 8-hour bars. This ought bode for higher levels going into week's end for these markets which keep trading despite only a brief halt (about 5 hours) StateSide during Thursday's Thanksgiving, to then close early on Friday (10:15PT).

26 Nov '13, 04:39 Pacific Time: At 12:00 PT yesterday, Silver (20.020) confirmed a positive cross on its 12-hour MACD, which per our Market Rhythms has produced a profit of at least $1,300/cac (0.260 points) for 9 of the last 10 occurrences; in the offing we're looking for at least 20.365 to trade near-term on the March contract, (session's high already 20.335). Both Gold (1247.1) and Silver have the largest EDTR (Market Ranges) of the BEGOS Markets tracings thus far at 62% , the narrowest being the Spoo (32%) which presently suggests a +3 opening for the S&P, albeit after housing data.

25 Nov '13, 04:47 Pacific Time: Back-burnering a nuclear threat has 6 of the 8 BEGOS Markets backing off, the only two working higher being, of course, the Spoo (1806.75) and marginally the Bond (131^30), albeit the latter more on tapering, in turn also to perhaps be back-burnered as our Economic Barometer has been going straight down, (upon which is further elucidated in the current Gold Update). Given that our Thanksgiving is Thursday and thus Friday an abbreviated session for many traders, be wary 'tis also 1st Notice for the December Bond, Gold (1230.8), Silver (19.760) & Copper (3.2095).

22 Nov '13, 04:47 Pacific Time: Clearly the stock market read yesterday's comment: it clicked on the Economic Barometer, saw it in full plunge, and thus equities rallied hard as the Fed's free dough ought continue unabated. Oil (95.20) nicely climbed higher per the Market Rhythm expectation following the positive cross of the MACD on the daily bars one week ago. Presently all 8 BEGOS Markets are higher, the 3 largest gainers being the Euro (1.3536), Swiss (1.1000) and Gold (1246.0) all +0.4%. At the Market Trends link you can see the Baby Blues now rising for Oil and the EuroCurrencies.

21 Nov '13, 04:40 Pacific Time: A bath for the BEGOS Markets yesterday as all 8 components dropped swiftly upon release of the Fed's 30 October meeting minutes in which tapering talk stirred. That of course was 3 weeks ago; since such time, you can see the Economic Barometer has made a firm turn to the South, suggesting that such talk of taper shall again be tempered. Still, Gold (1248.1) has broken below support sufficient that a retest of the year's low (1179) is not out of the question. Oil's (94.08) "Baby Blues" are mildly rising, the positive disposition of the MACD on the daily bars staying in tact.

20 Nov '13, 04:40 Pacific Time: The Euro (1.3531) remains firm following its 12-hour MoneyFlow Market Rhythm noted two days ago being suggestive of a move into the 1.36s. Also, the MACD signal for Oil (94.07- Jan, 93.49-Dec) is still positively disposed on the daily bars, that Market Rhythm still seeking the 96.79 level in the balance. The Bond (132^08) did not move up as expected contra to yesterday's decline in the S&P, (Spoo 1785.25). Gold (1264.2) is near to confirming a negative MACD cross on the 8-hour bars: 'tis one of Gold's best Market Rhythms and would point toward the low 1250s.

19 Nov '13, 04:45 Pacific Time: Oil's (92.63) volume has rolled in January, (December's 1st notice is this Friday); contango of some 60¢ raises that MACD target area into the 97s, but we'll stick with 96.79, (two comments ago). The Bond (133^03) crossed yesterday above both its Market Value and Market Magnet, suggesting a run to at least Market Profile resistance at 133^24; further the EDTR (Market Range) should today be an up day points to a high of 133^30. Success thereto ought be abetted by a declining stock market, the Spoo (1785.50) pointing momentarily to a -3 S&P open.

18 Nov '13, 04:43 Pacific Time: Welcome to S&P 1800 -- at least 'tis where the Spoo (1797.00) + fair value (2.89) would place the Index when equities open later this morning. Markets thus far are fairly subdued, the Swiss Franc (1.0962) having traveled the most (62% of its EDTR - see Market Ranges). The Euro (1.3517) is pushing the upper boundary of our 12-hour MoneyFlow Market Rhythm suggestive of the 1.36s. Oil (93.56) is just mildly off, albeit the fresh MACD positive cross on the daily bars remains in tact, and volume looks poised to roll into the January contract in the next day or so.

15 Nov '13, 04:53 Pacific Time: Oil's (93.87) daily bars finally confirmed a positive cross on the MACD: per our Market Rhythms, the target level for a 2.90 price gain is 96.79 over the ensuing days/weeks, barring the signal confirming a negative cross, (stop or reverse). The "Baby Blues" (Market Trends) for Oil have begun to curl northward. Again leading the BEGOS Markets overnight volatility parade is Copper (3.1575), spanning 90% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). The Euro (1.3458) is the least volatile. The Spoo (1791.25) looks to repeat with another record opening high for the S&P (+3).

14 Nov '13, 04:44 Pacific Time: Copper (3.1450) has lost better than 6% of its value in the last 3 weeks and overnight has already traded 92% of its EDTR (Market Ranges). The Spoo (1780.75) is poised to force another record high for the S&P (+2) at the open; EuroBourses are rising on weakening economic data suggesting renewed efforts for monetary stimulus. Gold (1280.8) has regained the top of the 1281-1271 support band; at Market Profiles you can see new trading support at the 1275 level with overhead trading resistance in the 1309-1317 zone. Yellen Fed Head confirmation hearing at 07:00 PT.

13 Nov '13, 04:42 Pacific Time: 7 of the 8 BEGOS markets show their 21-day LinReg trends as down, the 1 exception being the Spoo (1758.50) whose own "Baby Blues" (see Market Trends) are in decline which ought lead to lower S&P 500 levels. Copper (3.1865) is already down 1.1% having traded 95% of its EDTR (Market Ranges). Oil (93.28) has yet to make a confirmed positive cross on the daily MACD study so we continue to wait for that Market Rhythm opportunity. Gold (1274.2), yesterday violating the lower bound of the key 1281-1271 support band, is back to banging about within it.

12 Nov '13, 04:55 Pacific Time: Oil (94.68) would confirm that anticipated positive cross on its daily MACD today if it settles above 95.20. Again, 8 of the last 10 crossings have traveled further by at least 2.9 points (see Market Rhythms), which at $1,000/contract is $2,900. Gold (1281.3) continues to dance upon the 1281-1271 support band. Renewed "talk of taper" is in the air: debasement of a less amount is still debasement; (so is that of a greater amount). Silver (21.180) is down the most so far (-0.7%) of the BEGOS markets and the rangiest (63% of its EDTR). No scheduled Econ Data today.

11 Nov '13, 04:42 Pacific Time: The Gold Update again discussed the 1281-1271 support band, that it would be tested in this new week: currently 1384.7, the session's low thus far is 1278.1. Silver (21.380) is off the most (-0.6%) of the BEGOS Markets this morning whilst the Euro (1.3397) is up the most (+0.2%). Oil (94.22), which has been subdued in many an overnight session of late, is one of the more volatile of BEGOS to this point of the session, having traded 52% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). We continue to watch for Oil's next positive cross of its MACD (daily bars) for a profitable play.

08 Nov '13, 04:49 Pacific Time: Another "on hold" morning for BEGOS in anticipation of the payrolls (or lack thereof) release at 05:30PT. Gold (1307.6) traded as low as 1296.0 yesterday and per the Market Rhythm of the current negative MACD cross (daily bars) that was confirmed on Tuesday, 'twould suggest we still see at least 1292.3 prior to the next positive cross. Per our Spoo (1747.75) page or Market Trends, the "Baby Blues" continue to roll over such that the S&P ought breakdown both more significantly and on balance for more days than just what we saw yesterday. "Live" p/e: 33.6x.

07 Nov '13, 04:55 Pacific Time: The BEGOS Markets are little changed ahead of the ECB rate announcement which is imminent as we type. The negative MACD cross on the daily bars for Gold (1315.1) is still in tact. We remain in wait for the next positive cross on the same study for Oil (95.04), as well as on the 12-hour bars for the Bond (133^07). The ECB just cut its benchmark rate to 0.25%, (record low), setting off volatility and lower levels in the EuroCurrencies. Both Gold and Oil remain the least changed in BEGOS. Treasuries now up on ECB. Stateside we've the first view of Q3 GDP at 05:30 PT.

06 Nov '13, 04:44 Pacific Time: Gold (1317.5) confirmed a negative cross of its MACD on the daily bars per yesterday's settle. Per that study's Market Rhythm, we looking for 1292.3 to trade prior to that MACD's confirming a positive cross. Over at Market Trends, the "Baby Blues" have begun rolling down for the Spoo (1765.50), the blue dots now indicative of lower levels ahead for the the S&P. Silver (21.935) is the most volatile market to this point of the session and Oil (94.17) the least volatile. At 07:00 PT comes the delayed LEI report for September; tomorrow the ECB meets on monetary policy.

05 Nov '13, 04:45 Pacific Time: Whilst not closing low enough yesterday to trip the MACD to negative, Gold (1312.4) will do so today should it settle below 1324.3. Again, this is on the daily bars and if the down-cross occurs, we'd look for at least 20 points of further follow-through (see Market Rhythms) from the Wednesday opening price (15:00 PT later today), prior to the next confirmed up-cross. From better than a week ago, we're patiently awaiting Oil's (94.31) next MACD up-cross on its own daily bars. The eight BEGOS markets to this point are mixed, lacking volatile range travel and disposition.

04 Nov '13, 04:44 Pacific Time: The current edition of The Gold Update describes our notion for the yellow metal moving only briefly sub-1300, protected by trading support, (per prior a Market Profile), in the 1281-1271 band. One driver here is that a negative MACD cross per the daily bars appears nigh: were Gold (1317.0) to settle today below 1309.1, that cross would be confirmed. Such crosses either up or down have been reliably producing follow-through of at least 20 points. (Example: 1309 - 20 = 1289). Copper (3.2780) off the most so far (-0.6%), 86% of EDTR (Market Ranges) now traded.

01 Nov '13, 04:43 Pacific Time: Gold (1317.3) is smack upon its Market Profile trading support apex as was cited in The Gold Update: having reached far afield above its Market Magnet, the anticipated retrenchment has been achieved. Moreover per Market Values, Gold is momentarily poised at its valuation line, as is the Euro (1.3521). The latter having confirmed a negative cross of its MACD on the daily bars per yesterday's close, we looking for a Market Rhythm run to at least as low as 1.3444 within the duration of this negative cross. Click on "Valuation & Ranks" to see the p/e for the S&P (!)

31 Oct '13, 04:50 Pacific Time: Q3 Earnings Season: past its mid-point, of the 1,208 firms having reported, 60% have bettered their year-over-year quarterly results; thus 40% have not. Does that justify the stock market being up 25% y-o-y? Yesterday's anticipated "sell-the FOMC-news" asserted itself, albeit the Spoo (1758.00) has traded the narrowest range this session of the BEGOS markets. A weaker Euro (1.3658) has traded 112% of tis EDTR and is en route to confirm a negative MACD cross on the daily bars: 7 of the last 10 crosses have produced per contract profits of at least $1,825.

30 Oct '13, 04:53 Pacific Time: Today's FOMC press release ought state rates as unchanged and, by the declining look of our Economic Barometer, tapering notions at bay. (There is no press conference this time 'round). The S&P 500 is so significantly overbought at this juncture, in having already digested those assumptions, 'tis well overdue for a brisk selloff and 'twould not be untoward for the FOMC announcement to be the trigger. Overnight, Copper (3.3130) has traded 94% of its EDTR and is +1.0%. We're on watch for the Bond to trade sub-134 and for the next MACD up cross on Oil's daily bars.

29 Oct '13, 04:50 Pacific Time: Dollar strength has the both the EuroCurrencies and the precious metals down this morning. As suggested in the latest Gold Update, Gold (1344.6) is retracing back down toward its Market Magnet as is Silver (22.430). Market Profiles indicate trading support for Gold at 1343/1333/1317 and for Silver at 21.900. Gold so far has traded the widest of the BEGOS EDTRs (Market Ranges) and Oil the narrowest. The Bond (135^04) has confirmed a negative cross on its 12-hour MACD, the Market Rhythm thereto suggesting a near-term target of 133^28. Big data day.

28 Oct '13, 04:43 Pacific Time: The BEGOS markets are off to a narrow start for the week, the largest up mover thus far being Copper (3.2740, +0.2% and tracing 57% of its EDTR) and the largest down mover being Oil (97.62, -0.3% and tracing just 30% of its EDTR). We remain on watch for Oil's next positive MACD crossing on the daily bars. The Bond's (135^06) MACD on its 12-hour bars is approaching a negative crossover, such Market Rhythm having produced a follow-through profit of at least $1,100 per contract in 9 of the last 10 confirmed crossings. Busy Econ Data, FOMC Policy week.

25 Oct '13, 04:52 Pacific Time: Per our Oil (97.41) page, price looks to be starting to gain some traction after having descended into support (98-to-94), trading yesterday as low as 95.95. Vis-à-vis its Market Magnet, price has just begun to curl up, having built new support that is now evident in its Market Profile. More broadly, the MACD remains negatively disposed on the daily bars, which at the foot of the Oil page are displayed as its best Market Rhythm per this writing. Our metals are all down to this point of the session, yet as anticipated, Gold's (1338.4) 21-day linreg trend has turned positive.

24 Oct '13, 04:51 Pacific Time: Silver's (22.730) 21-day linear regression trend has turned positive, its "Baby Blues" having crossed above their 0% axis line at Market Trends. That for Gold (1341.5) looks poised to follow, which at +0.8% is up the most for BEGOS this session. We're still watching for Oil (97.08) to base in the 98-94 support zone, after which as noted, we're looking for its MACD on the daily bars to cross positive; price remains low per Market Values. Conversely, the Euro (1.3807) is high per its Market Value, currently trading at its most expensive level vs. the Dollar in almost a year.

23 Oct '13, 04:45 Pacific Time: Gold (1331.5) traded yesterday as high as 1344, thus reaching the MACD daily bars Market Rhythm target of 1336.5, and per Market Values has penetrated the smooth valuation line to the upside, which suggests still higher trade levels ahead. Oil (96.93) per its Market Values graphic has moved down into a band of support spanning from 98-to-94: price is low per both that graphic's oscillator and Market Magnet; the Market Rhythm up signal we're watching for Oil is on its MACD daily bars, 8 of the last 10 crosses having offered profit of at least $2,900/contract.

22 Oct '13, 04:46 Pacific Time: 18 days in arrears brings the September Payrolls data and 21 days so the August Construction Spending. Those reports will effect the Economic Barometer, (after 07:00 PT). Gold's (1314.0) MACD positive cross for the daily bars has yet to gain traction toward the suggested target of 1336.5. Markets are very narrow ahead of the Econ Data: Copper (3.3165) is the widest ranging BEGOS market thus far, its EDTR (Market Ranges) just 43%. Moreover pre-data, the Spoo has spanned just 16% of its EDTR. Oil down to 99.31, above our support in the 98s.

21 Oct '13, 04:39 Pacific Time: Silver (22.145) is the strongest BEGOS market of the session thus far, +0.9%. A trade above the 08 October high of 22.525 would open the momentum door for a run up into the 23s. Oil (100.29) is the weakest BEGOS market of the session thus far, -0.9%. As pointed out in our 16 October comment, Oil appears well-supported in the upper 98s and its oscillator (see Market Values) is typically as low as its gets below valuation. Gold (1316.8) confirmed Friday a positive MACD cross (daily bars) and as per The Gold Update points to a a near-term run to 1336.5.

18 Oct '13, 04:47 Pacific Time: None of the tardy Economic Barometer data have yet to be released by the Federal gov't; they are targeting 22 October (Tue) for the September payrolls report. (The Econ Baro currently lacks 22 components). Overnight markets are inconsistent and messy: Swiss, Gold and Silver are lower; Euro, Copper, Oil, Spoo and Bond are higher, the latter the most volatile thus far having traded 96% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges wherein all 8 BEGOS markets' EDTRs are turning up). At Market Magnets: the Euro, Swiss, Gold and Silver have all crossed to the positive side.

17 Oct '13, 04:41 Pacific Time: Washington is to return to work "immediately": keep an eye on the Economic Barometer which at this writing lacks 18 components of as yet "unreported" data across 11 categories. Such missing Econ Data as released over the ensuing days ought certainly cause abrupt markets disruptions. Silver (21.910) has achieved its 4-hour MACD positive cross target (21.625) for the 0.380 point profit ($1,900/contract). Gold has regained the 1300s (1315.3) and the EuroCurrencies are strong. Bond (133^17) is up; Copper (3.2770), Oil (101.70) and the Spoo (1711.25) lower.

16 Oct '13, 04:51 Pacific Time: Per the 14th's commentary, Silver's (21.235) MACD on the 4-hour study finally crossed positive in the new session late yesterday. The Market Rhythm entry price for this Long move is 21.270, (thus at this writing 'tis 3.5¢ in the red), the target profit level of $1,900 per contract (0.380 points from entry) being 21.625. Oil (101.22), the volume for which likely shall roll from the Nov. contract into Dec. over the next couple of days, looks well-supported in the high 98s, and as noted yesterday, price per the Market Values page is already typically as low below valuation as it gets.

15 Oct '13, 04:44 Pacific Time: Silver (20.680), the Euro (1.3496) and Swiss (1.0919) have already exceeded their EDTR (Market Ranges). The white metal is down 2.7%, whilst Gold (1260.4) is off 1.0%. Of the 8 BEGOS markets, only 2 are barely in the black: the Bond (132^08) and Spoo (1705.50). Keep an eye on Oil (101.71) per the oscillator (Market Values) it appears low relative to valuation, albeit the rule of thumb is not to leap long until price penetrates up through the smooth line; price is right at trading support levels (see Market Profiles); and its Baby Blues (Market Trends) are in ascent.

14 Oct '13, 04:48 Pacific Time: Gold (1282) gapped up to begin the new week whilst the Spoo (1687) gapped down. Silver (21.550) is up the most (1.0%) of the BEGOS markets: the Market Rhythm to watch there is its 4-hour MACD study which looks poised to cross to the positive side should the session's uptrend continue. 9 of the last 10 such crossings (both up and down) have followed through to at least $1,900 of profit per contract (0.380 points upon the 4-hour bar's having confirmed a crossing of the MACD lines). Debt Default D-Day is Thursday and per The Gold Update the ceiling will rise.

11 Oct '13, 04:50 Pacific Time: The S&P (1693) yesterday returned to where is had been 1 week earlier. The Spoo itself (1687.00) remains in a 21-day linreg downtrend, as do Gold (1286.5), Silver (21.550) and Oil (101.82). The Spoo's Market Profile trading resistance at 1677 is now trading support. Gold's profile has various resistors up to 1340. At Market Trends, the Baby Blues are rolling over to the downside for the Bond, Euro and Swiss. The week will close with 10 key economic reports missing month-to-date. Our Q3 Earnings Season count, (albeit just started), has 40% missing estimates.

10 Oct '13, 04:36 Pacific Time: Gold (1303) has now spent two sessions hopping back and forth across the 1300 level. In anticipation of a Daily MACD positive crossing, today's GLOBEX requires a settle at or above 1318.2. At our Market Trends page, Gold's Baby Blues continue to rise, indicative of the 21-day linreg downtrend abating. Meanwhile, those for the Spoo (1664.75) continue to fall this morning, despite price's being up 1.0% with 113% of its EDTR (Market Range) having already traded, the most thus far of the BEGOS Markets. But there is that overhead resistance in the Market Profile.

09 Oct '13, 04:41 Pacific Time: The BEGOS EuroCurrencies, both down, are the hot trade thus far in the session, arguably in response to Janet Yellen's being put up later today for Fed Chair. The Swiss (1.0991) has traded 148% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges) whilst the Euro (1.3515) has traded 133%. The BEGOS metals are all lower, as is Oil (130.36). The Bond (133^13) is "unch" and the Spoo (1655.75) is up 0.3%. A positive upside cross for Gold's Daily MACD has yet to occur, but 'twould confirm if Gold (1311.6) settles its GLOBEX close later today better than 1315.5.

08 Oct '13, 04:49 Pacific Time: Q3 Earnings Season (per link at left) is underway. Over the next six weeks we'll collect results for some 2000 top-tier companies, including S&P 500 constituents, to determine if Earnings on balance are actually improving, or simply beating estimates. Overnight, the Spoo's (1668) Baby Blues have confirmed the 21-day linreg trend for the S&P as now negative. Such trend for both Gold (1321) and Silver (22.305) is becoming less negative as their "Blues" continue to rise. Note Gold's Daily MACD is near crossing to positive and our per Market Rhythms page its profit reliability.

07 Oct '13, 04:47 Pacific Time: The Spoo (1669), weakest of the BEGOS markets so far this session, is down the most in an overnight move since 27 August, looks poised to test the low (1664) of last week, and per our Market Profiles page is trading sub the resistance levels of 1677 and 1684. Silver (21.920) is the session's strongest market thus far, up 0.8% yet having so far traded just 40% of its EDTR (Market Range). Gold (1617) is at its session high, its Baby Blues (Market Trends) continuing to rise whilst those of the Spoo decline. The Bond, Euro and Swiss are all higher; Copper and Oil lower.

04 Oct '13, 04:49 Pacific Time: Jobless claims were reported yesterday but payrolls today shan't be. The daily posting of the Economic Barometer has already be made, itemizing the missing gov't reports. At Market Values, the oscillator for the Euro suggests 'tis well-high above its BEGOS valuation. Also at that page, the Spoo value is pointing to further decline for the S&P, as are the Spoo's Baby Blues at the Market Trends page. The Swiss Franc has the widest trading range so far this session (84% of its EDTR), yet Silver is sporting the narrowest at just 19%. Gold at 1315.70 remains sub-1325 resistance.

03 Oct '13, 04:47 Pacific Time: Market Ranges remain narrow considering the time of year: to this point, Oil (103.90) has traded just 27% of its "expected daily trading range" (EDTR). The metals are whippy, yesterday regaining much of Tuesday's losses, Copper (3.3030) crossing back above its Market Magnet. Presently, 6 of the 8 BEGOS markets are down overnight, the exceptions being the Euro (1.3608) and Swiss (1.1097), the latter at its highest level since April 2012. Sans gov't, jobless claims/payroll report -- unless leaked -- appear on hold. Gold (1307.6): support 1290, resistance 1325.

02 Oct '13, 04:43 Pacific Time: Minutes after completing the final bit of yesterday's comment, Gold (1294.1) was yet again roiled by selling, although not sufficiently so to turn the up curl in the Baby Blues (Market Trends page) back down. But Gold need recover the 1300s today, else the 21-day linear regression downtrend -- which has been becoming "less down" -- shall be re-enforced. Copper (3.2690) crossed below its Market Magnet yesterday, suggesting still lower levels ahead, which makes sense as the Baby Blues for Oil (120.05) and the Spoo (1681.50) continue to descend. ECB & ADP on tap.

01 Oct '13, 04:40 Pacific Time: With the exception of the Swiss Franc (1.1064 and having already traded 127% of its EDTR -- see Market Ranges), the BEGOS markets so far this session are compressed. This being Autumn and the 1st day of Q4, we'd expect more robust activity ahead of the stock market's opening, however the US govt.'s closing seems to have markets somewhat stunned. Gold (1327) is clinging to the lower edge of its Market Profile support (1325), however per its Baby Blues rising (see Market Trends), we look for support to basically hold, then the 1360s to trade before week's end.

30 Sep '13, 04:43 Pacific Time: Gold sits right where it settled Friday at 1336, after gapping up 7 points to open Sunday evening at 1343 and in 1 minute reach 1353. Simultaneously, the Spoo gapped down from its Friday settle of 1685 to 1675, but unlike Gold's retracing down, the Spoo at 1673 has not retraced back up. Silver's upside Market Rhythms signals (see 26 Sep comment) remain in play, Copper having already met its target (see 27 Sep), and Gold, despite termination of its MoneyFlow signal, still reached its target at today's open. The Market Trends "curls" in the Gold Update are extending.

27 Sep '13, 04:38 Pacific Time: Based on those noted MoneyFlow Market Rhythms, Copper traded up through the 3.3125 target and is now at 3.3215. Neither Silver (21.820) nor Gold (1334.00) have achieved their like targets, the latter's MoneyFlow signal having run its course. However: both markets are reversing their losses from yesterday, and remain firm near-term. More importantly, go to our Market Trends page and look at Silver, Gold and the Spoo. The "Baby Blues" for the 2 metals are just starting to curl back up whilst those for the Spoo are starting to rollover pointing to a lower S&P ahead.

26 Sep '13, 04:48 Pacific Time: Per the prior comment, Gold indeed made the run yesterday to as high as 1339 and has since tapped 1340 overnight. Additional support has been built into Gold's Market Profile. Meanwhile, positive crossovers per our Market Rhythms based on 2-hour MoneyFlows have thus far boded well for Gold (1337.50), Silver (22.015) and Copper (3.3000), suggesting near-term target prices respectively of 1350.4, 22.235 and 3.3125. Also given a positive MACD cross on the 6-hour study for Silver, the suggestion there is to reach further to 22.755. Q2 GDP finalized today. (Note: Closing price data error resolved on Swiss, Silver & Copper pages.)

25 Sep '13, 04:54 Pacific Time: The Bond is on its intra-session high at 133^11, as noted yesterday crossing above its valuation line (Market Values). Overnight BEGOS markets' ranginess thus far is subdued. At Market Ranges, the most increased "expected daily trading ranges" (EDTRs) are for Oil, its EDTR at 2.12 points, Silver's at 0.97 points, and Gold's at 31 points. The latter's low to this point (1319.4), if firm above Market Profile support spanning the 1318-1314 range, suggests the 1330s today, and were the EDTR to play out, even the 1340s. Spoo mildly down ahead of Durable Orders.

24 Sep '13, 04:56 Pacific Time: Oil, since yesterday's comment, has worked as low as 103.00; its 8-hour MACD study is on the Market Rhythms page and continues to be listed on Oil's page itself as the best of its own Market Rhythms. The Bond (132^13) is presently crossing above its valuation line (see Market Values) for the first time time 10 May, suggestive of further upside movement into the 133s-134s, especially should the Spoo (1691) continue to work lower. In fact, the Bond is the one market in the BEGOS complex that is up at this writing, the other 7 all trading below yesterday's final settles.

23 Sep '13, 04:36 Pacific Time: A very quiet start to the week across the BEGOS spectrum this morning: not 1 of our 8 markets is momentarily more than 0.3% away from its Friday Settle. Gold (1323) is firm and holding the support discussed in The Gold Update. Oil (104.85) looks to trade sub-104, its Baby Blues (see Market Ranges) in decline as well as its 8-hour MACD study suggesting downside travel from its crossing negative at 105.65 to at least as low as 103.75, (9 of such last 10 crossings up or down having minimally traveled that distance of 1.90). No "scheduled" incoming Econ Data for today.

20 Sep '13, 04:45 Pacific Time: Silver has traded 70% of its EDTR (Market Ranges) thus far, the most of the BEGOS Markets; 'tis currently off 1.2% at 22.815; 22.370 may well trade before day's end. No scheduled incoming Econ Data today; the Spoo is essentially "unch" having traded just 28% of its EDTR, post-Fed fatigue slowing activity. At Market Values, the Spoo's valuation line is declining whilst price per the oscillator measure is starting to appear excessively high; the S&P itself remains textbook well-overbought. At Market Profiles, Gold's support/resistance apices are ever so stark.

19 Sep '13, 04:57 Pacific Time: Trading pre-Fed as low as 1292 yesterday, Gold (1367) has since traded as high as 1375. More on that in this Saturday's Gold Update wherein we'll resume the notions of Gold's negotiating the 1400s. The Spoo (1723) has our "live" p/e for the S&P at 29.1x: the last time we've it that high was in April 2002, after which the stock market declined better than 26% over the ensuing 6 months. (Beware the market that rises given no real earnings growth, a declining Econ Baro and a contra-directional moneyflow). Traders: see Silver's own page and/or its chart at Market Ranges.

18 Sep '13, 04:47 Pacific Time: Oil traded sub-105 per yesterday's comment on the 8-hour MACD and has since rebounded from 104.92, presently at 105.99. Today is "Fed" day: Gold is right at 1300, the Spoo at 1700 and the Bond unchanged. Our Economic Barometer (menu at left) is in swift decline: the Fed need be very careful toward debasing the Dollar at a slower pace should the economy just be peaking. The well-overbought S&P is out-of-sorts via its MoneyFlow (menu) and is thus very susceptible to rapidly reacting negatively in response to the Fed and/or further Econ Baro weakness.

17 Sep '13, 04:50 Pacific Time: Oil again lower this morning (106.27), crossing yesterday below both its Market Value line and Market Magnet. Its best Market Rhythm currently is the 8-hour MACD, flipping Short at 106.92 a week ago, suggesting sub-105. At Market Trends, Oil's Baby Blues are weakening and its Market Profile has built in substantive overhead resistance up to the 107.30-107.80 zone. All those charts are also viewable on Oil's own page via the menu at left under BEGOS Markets. Gold (1321.30) after rising 1.5% over the final 3 hours of Friday's trade is continuing its buoyancy.

16 Sep '13, 04:45 Pacific Time: Summers down, Spoo up: were the S&P to open at this instant,'twould gap up to 1707, 2 points short of its 1709 all-time high. Gold, in negative correlation, is down to 1310 from its Friday 1328 settle. Silver is the largest overnight loser, currently off 2.2% at 21.780. The widest trading range in the BEGOS Markets goes to Copper, already having traded 151% of its EDTR (see Market Ranges). Euro and Swiss well to the upside as the Dollar continues to weaken, yes, right in tandem with Gold, as has been the case for over a week. Oil down at 106.56, (see 11 Sep comment).

13 Sep '13, 05:53 Pacific Time: Gold (1319) clearly the party pooper on this, the eve of our 200th Gold Update. 'Tis what 'tis as the technicals foretold. The Gold traders appear to be spooked, and irrationally so, over next week's Fed Taper Caper. Gold is down, the Dollar is down, the EuroCurrencies getting the safe haven bid. Keep an eye on Gold's downside deviation from its Market Magnet as 'tis getting a bit far afield thereto, as more so is Silver from its own Market Magnet. The S&P is textbook technically overbought near-term by all three of our main measures (BollBands, RSI and Stochastics).

12 Sep '13, 05:01 Pacific Time: Per last Friday's (06 Sep) commentary, Gold overnight achieved our "90% probability" daily MACD Market Rhythm target of 1347. This 1350-1325 area is important to hold as support as 'tis two broad-based lows from both April and May as well as structural support from July. The selling down to this area appears fairly in line with other technicals, including the stated turndown in the Baby Blues (Market Trends), and at this instant (1342) has returned to meet with its otherwise rising valuation line (Market Values). Spoo (S&P) rolls into December contract at the CME opening.

11 Sep '13, 05:01 Pacific Time: From Friday into Monday, the S&P by our textbook technicals module went from oversold to overbought. The last time that occurred in 1 day was from 27-28 January 2009 (up to 874). 5 weeks later the S&P traded as low as 667 (-24%). A like loss from the current 1684 would bring 1280. Not a forecast, but these things do happen. September volatility thus far is best represented at Market Ranges by Silver, Oil & the Spoo. Oil (107.26) crossed beneath its Market Magnet yesterday, with negative crosses on MACDs such that the 105s near-term appear in the offing.

10 Sep '13, 04:48 Pacific Time: 7 of the 8 BEGOS markets are down this morning as only the Spoo is in the black, such that the S&P ought open at 1680, (Spoo resistance 1670-1705). The decline in the Baby Blues (Market Trends) mentioned in prior posts across most of the BEGOS components is playing out well for those Short those markets. Gold (1367) thus far is the most volatile of the group, the 1370s-to-1360s support area still doing its part despite the Spoo having now risen better than 55 points over the last 7 sessions, (per The Gold Update these 2 markets are tracking in negative correlation).

09 Sep '13, 05:03 Pacific Time: A very mixed morning across the BEGOS markets spectrum. Silver is showing the most alacrity to this point, having traded 78% of its EDTR ("expected daily trading range", for each market as shown on the Market Ranges page). The white metal is down 1.4% at 23.530 in context with its Baby Blues (Market Trends page) having been rolling over for better than a week. The Baby Blues are falling for 6 of the 8 BEGOS markets, the 2 exceptions being Oil and the Spoo (S&P). Per the prior comment and The Gold Update, be wary of Gold's daily MACD negative cross.

06 Sep '13, 04:47 Pacific Time: BEGOS Market Ranges are narrow ahead of the US payroll data. Gold (1370) continues to seek protection in the 1370s-1360s, albeit its own Baby Blues are rolling over, the lower end of the support clump in its Market Profile is being probed, and its Daily MACD crossed negatively yesterday, which per the Market Rhythms page has a 90% probability for at least 20 points lower from Thursday's settle down to 1347. Oil (108.93) met its Market Magnet, up from which it is rebounding, but the promising MACD Daily upside crossover from a week ago has become indecisive.

05 Sep '13, 04:51 Pacific Time: Much incoming Econ Data is due over the next 24 hours so all eyes to the Economic Barometer which shall initially be updated just after 07:00 PT this morning. Market Ranges across the BEGOS markets are below normal ahead of the data. It remains dubious as to whether the MACD cross on Syria-influenced Oil (107.82) to the upside will follow-through; its Baby Blues are rising (Market Trends page), but there is now a negative cross per our Market Magnets page, as is also the case for Silver (23.585) and Gold (1395.4) -- and positively so for the Spoo (1653.25).

04 Sep '13, 04:59 Pacific Time: Oil's (108.00) daily MACD and Market Value are still on the positive side, however subject to political determinations over Syria. In Market Profiles, Gold (1404.4) remains well-supported by the 1370s as 'twas anticipated in the latest Gold Update. Copper (3.2520) has been in decline, the Baby Blues at Market Trends clearly astride in the move down. For both the Euro (1.3173) and Swiss (1.0672) , their trends are now negative as has been portended by the Baby Blues over the last few weeks. The Spoo (1637.75) buoyed by near-term oversold technicals.

03 Sep '13, 04:40 Pacific Time: With StateSide Labor Day behind us, Volatility Season begins. This vastly upgraded website has now been on-line for a month and hopefully users are gleaning its market leading characteristics. As examples, the weakening in Market Trends of the Baby Blues when the Euro was over 1.3400; it is now 1.3167; the retreat in Gold after appearing excessively above its Market Magnet; the crossovers in the Market Values, and so forth. Mergers and Syria look to have the S&P start strong; let's see by month's end if both the Spoo (1644) and Gold (1395) reach their 1500s.

02 Sep '13, 06:43 Pacific Time: Gold already has traded 103% of its EDTR ("expected daily trading range" -- see Market Ranges) despite today being a StateSide holiday. The market waits for no man. Per the expectations in The Gold Update, Gold has dipped down as low as 1374, but the resiliency is there, the price at this instant being 1391. The Spoo (S&P Futures) is currently up at 1646 as the great western minds (USA, UK, France) "brain cramp" on Syria, in turn pressuring Oil (106.81) and perhaps invalidating its positive MACD crossover noted in the prior two posts. Silver up 3.0% at this time.

30 Aug '13, 04:47 Pacific Time: Gold healthily pulling back into the upper reaches of the 1300s; "healthily" as per the Market Magnets page, Gold's own Magnet has yet to return up into the 1400s despite price having traded as high as 1434 on Wednesday. Following their Baby Blues (Market Trends page) lower, Swiss has crossed its own Magnet to the downside whilst the Euro too has crossed beneath its valuation line (see Market Values). Oil's daily MACD remains positively disposed following yesterday's cited crossover despite price being down this morning. Bond rolls into December.

29 Aug '13, 05:08 Pacific Time: Euro and Swiss finally breaking down this morning, the Baby Blues (Market Trends page) having so suggested for some 3 weeks. Euro reached the 1.3454 level 7 sessions ago, now as low as 1.3243; Swiss over the same period from 1.0936 now down to 1.0757. Copper's trend by the same measure remains up but is weakening. Oil produced a Buy Signal on its Daily MACD per this session's opening at 109.53: as noted at our Market Rhythms and/or Oil Pages, this crossover has continued by at least 2.9 additional points ($2,900 per contract) in 9 of the last 10 occurrences.

28 Aug '13, 04:46 Pacific Time: One might point to Syria, but if it did not exist, 'twould be the same. Long overdue 'tis been for Gold to materially rise (1434 overnight, price following through handsomely as anticipated by those MACD crossovers), and for the S&P to unwind, (a 10% correction from its all-time high on 02 August would bring 1539, still some 90 points below the current 1630 level). 'Tis Oil as usual winning the volatility contest on Syria, hitting 112.24 overnight, ('twas as low as 103.50 a week ago today). Euro and Swiss still have yet to succumb to weakening uptrend consistency.

27 Aug '13, 05:00 Pacific Time: The trend remains Gold's friend (high thus far 1415) as it does for the S&P (low thus far 1642). Leading indicators: the Baby Blues (Market Trends page). Catalysts: markets realization of Gold being money and the S&P expensive. Excuse: Syria. Good thing I filled the tank yesterday for a mere $4.23/gal.: Oil is well up from the 105s into the high 107s this morning. Given those numerous MACD crossovers mentioned in The Gold Update, further upside follow-through suggests 1430 this week. Note: Silver & Copper "first notice" for September delivery is Friday (30 August).

26 Aug '13, 05:18 Pacific Time: At the moment, only Silver and Copper are in the black this morning. The other six of the eight BEGOS markets are mildly underwater, but not before Gold having marched up soon after Sunday Evening's open to 1407, already a "higher high" for the new week. Viewable in the most recent Gold Update, or at the Market Profile or Gold pages, a pullback into the 1360s apex area would be perfectly acceptable prior to further surge up into the 1400s.

23 Aug '13, 04:57 Pacific Time: Gold still firm even in the facing of a rising Dollar these last three days as the linreg uptrends of the Euro and Swiss continue to weaken. Gold's own Baby Blues at Market Trends are rising, meaning that the linreg uptrend is reinforcing, thus suggesting the 1400s are nigh. The opposite is true for both the S&P, despite a recovery day yesterday, and the Bond. The S&P appears en route in the coming weeks sub-1600 and the Bond further sub-130.

22 Aug '13, 04:52 Pacific Time: Post-FOMC minutes and the Euro & Swiss are finally giving into their declining Baby Blues on the Market Trends page. Bond sub-130 for the first time since August 2011, yield 3.882% (10-yr. = 2.855%). Gold absolutely solid within its Market Profile, springing overnight from the 1350's back up into the 1370's. At Market Values, the S&P is 50 points below valuation, from where you can see over the last 12 months it has rebounded. The MoneyFlow suggests it ought move back up, but participation of flow to move the S&P 1 point is about as weak as it gets.

21 Aug '13, 04:49 Pacific Time: Oil penetrated down through its Market Value line yesterday, (the trader's rule of thumb being to Sell; 7 sessions earlier, it traded up through that line, a Buy upon closing 09 Aug at 106.03, to then trade as high as 107.95 on 16 Aug). This morning sub-105, its Market Profile shows resistance at 105.80. Euro and Swiss showing weakness ahead of the FOMC minutes, which - albeit 'tis already Wednesday - shall serve to kick off the week. Gold firm.

20 Aug '13, 04:47 Pacific Time: Per the Earnings Season page, Q2 is completed: for the 2,276 companies collected, 55% bettered their year-over-year bottom lines and thus 45% did not. No wonder per the S&P 500 Valuation & Ranks page, we've calculated the Index's p/e ratio as 26.8x. Gold (1364) proving to be very buoyant given all that support built as shown in the Market Profiles pages; Silver which had well-exceeded its Market Magnet has expectedly pulled back into the 22s. Again, both the Euro and Swiss continue to defy their falling Baby Blues; look for tomorrow's FOMC minutes to right that.

19 Aug '13, 04:45 Pacific Time: Gold got the big buildup in the weekend's Gold Update and remains firm this morning, albeit per our Market Magnets some modicum of pullback would be normal as 'twould be same for Silver and Copper. A glance at our expected Market Ranges and you can see they're just beginning to increase as the volatility of Autumn ensues. The Euro and Swiss have yet to break down, however their Baby Blues at the Market Trends page suggests lower levels are nigh. Both the Bond and S&P are now in 21-day LinReg downtrends. Mon & Tue likely quiet; week's balance robust.

16 Aug '13, 04:59 Pacific Time: Gold is now almost 200 points above its low of just 34 trading sessions ago. Per its page, or that of Market Profiles, Gold has built in no less than three fat layers of support, reinforcing the notion that the worst is now well past. More of course in this weekend's Gold Update. Silver still far afield of its Market Magnet; price is coming off a bit this morning. The Baby Blues on both the Euro and Swiss foretelling lower price levels ahead. See, too, the Econ Baro.

15 Aug '13, 05:06 Pacific Time: The declining Baby Blues on the S&P at the Market Trends page are practically at zero here in real time. Egyptian disruptions/Walmart/Soros may be catalysts, however such selling is well overdue for the Spoo (last 1673) and a 10% correction from the high would bring 1535. Gold remains firm (1336) but the Bond is not getting a safe-haven bid. Meanwhile per the Market Magnets page, Silver is a bit far afield there (21.97) so some pullback warranted. Also, there is a substantial amount of incoming data over the next 24 hours, so keep an eye on the Economic Barometer.

14 Aug '13, 04:46 Pacific Time: With reference to our 02 August comment and as to how well the Market Trends page shows the Baby Blues tracking with both the Euro and Swiss Franc, their rolling over to the downside is appearing with a bit more alacrity this morning, the selling intensifying following reports of the EuroZone's recession ending. Both currencies have crossed beneath their Market Magnets as has the Bond. See, too, the Market Profiles support for Gold at 1311.

13 Aug '13, 04:45 Pacific Time: Per our page for Earnings Season, that for Q2 is into its final week. Of 2,216 companies having thus far reported, 64% have beaten estimates. What the FinMedia shan't report is that only 55% have actually beaten the prior year's like period ... which means that 45% have not. Is it any wonder our calculation of the S&P's p/e (27.7x) is as high as it is? This morning, Silver (+0.3%) is the most volatile of the BEGOS markets, and is out-muscling Gold (-0.7%).

12 Aug '13, 04:55 Pacific Time: Gold's volume for the first three hours of Sunday evening's trade ranks the sixth largest for that specific three-hour period since February (25 weeks ago); considering 'tis August, that is remarkable. Both the Euro and S&P are poised to break below their valuation lines this morning, the Spoo's last such breakdown being on 19 June, to then further fall from 1624 to 1566 (See Market Values). Silver up 1.7% (last 20.855, session's high thus far 21.260).

09 Aug '13, 04:44 Pacific Time: Yesterday's negative crossover "sell" for Gold on the Daily MACD may turn out to be a failed "one-day wonder" signal. Assuming that study continues its presence amongst our best Market Rhythms, a positive crossover could this time provide better upside follow-though. Gold may only be where it stood a week ago but its resilience is very telling that higher levels are ahead. Oil's been weak, but at our Market Ranges page, it shows as the most volatile.

08 Aug '13, 04:34 Pacific Time: Gold did confirm a negative crossover "sell" on the daily MACD; the "Market Rhythm" suggests we'll see 1268.5 trade before the next positive crossing back up. The Euro's "Baby Blues" have ceased rolling over for the time being. The "expected daily trading range" of the Spoo (S&P) is about as narrow as it gets, (see "Market Ranges"); suggests as we glide toward Labor Day that the daily ranges will begin to expand. Copper up 2.4% this morning.

07 Aug '13, 04:40 Pacific Time: Gold's Daily MACD is poised to confirm a negative crossover by today's close. Per the Market Rhythms page, such crosses have followed through by at least 17 additional points in 9 of the last 10 tests. Also on the Market Values page, Gold has penetrated beneath its value line, which is a trader's sell signal.

06 Aug '13, 04:38 Pacific Time: As surmised in the latest Gold Update, the metal has moved into the 1290s. Last 1288.5. "Big Ben Gap" spans from 1283 down to 1250. Ideally, we don't want to visit there, else 1283 could become resistance.

05 Aug '13, 05:03 Pacific Time: The Euro's "Baby Blues" are in the most incipient stage of rolling over. High of the recent up trend is 1.3347, so not wise to be Short above there. Last 1.3261. Expected daily range currently 0.0098.

02 Aug '13, 08:43 Pacific Time: Go to our "Market Trends" link and look how superbly the "Baby Blues" have been tracking with price for both the Euro and Swiss Franc these last three months. Be wary of them rolling over soon.

Swiss National Day (01 August 2013) has dawned. Welcome One & All to the new www.deMeadville.com. "You're gonna come to love this site!" --(The Gold Update, 27 July 2013)

Test Entry -- 26 Feb '13, 08:53 Pacific Time: Recall our notion of the S&P 500's being well overdue to correct a month's worth of gains in one session? It just happened. A rife El Plungo indeed.

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