WAKE UP AND SMELL THE BULL TRAP!

Friday, August 12, 2016
By Paul Martin

SilverDoctors.com
August 12, 2016

I am observing a “MARKET FAILURE” right here and now. This is a BULL TRAP!

Submitted by Chris Vermelean:

We are currently experiencing a “Kondratiev Winter” stage in this stock market which is at its’ “tipping” point. This is where nominal to incremental highs on the SPX can be exceeded by 2%, but, by no more than 4%. I am observing a “MARKET FAILURE” right here and now. This is a BULL TRAP!

Last Fridays’, August 5th, 2016 rally in the SPX big price move, on low volume, resulted in no trend change to the larger BEARISH patterns. It does not change the Bearish pattern, but it probably does mean that the current rally will last for at least a few more days. There are multiple times in which rallies are reversed during the early part of the following week after a strong jobs report.

Both investors and traders continue to throw money at stocks every time that there is any hint of “manufactured” good news. The majority of stocks, on the NYSE, are still in ‘downtrends’. Last Friday, August 5th, 2016, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released their “bogus” jobs report claiming that 255,000 new jobs were created.

This strong number caused gold to drop sharply, which momentum traders could have profited handsomely if they knew about the rouge price spikes taking place in gold just hours before the move.

The labor participation rate rose a mere 0.2 percent to 62.8 percent which is at a 40 year low. This means that potentially over 90 million Americans are still not working.

After adding only 11,000 jobs, in May of 2016, the Bureau of Labor Statistics would have the public believe that the US has now added over 550,000 jobs, in the sixty-day period, since. I find these numbers still hard to believe. There is no actual evidence of this having occurred:

It is all just a statistical adjustment as well as the “seasonal adjustment” factor as mentioned by Zero Hedge.

Over the past 120 years, within in a 7-year bull market, it is during the Fall season of the 7th year when the next major decline commences. The SPX is putting in its’ final TOP. It will become a well-defined top that usually cannot exceed a 2% to 4% throw over.

We are currently witnessing an extremely aged and overvalued bull market. The SPX Index, despite the exuberance of “record highs,” is just 2% above its’ May 2015 peak. The SPX has pushed it to its’ most extreme overvalued, overbought and over bullish syndrome in an environment where momentum is slowly rolling over. Whether one is bullish or bearish, one needs to recognize that any current extremes are “unparalleled”.

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