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Volume Signaled Today’s Selloff

As discussed over the last several Briefings, volume in the rally was declining each day. This suggested some type of rotation lower. While today’s move was based on the CPI news, I wonder if the majority of money in the market sensed the coming news and they stepped back from

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Market Internals Show Some Strength. Volume Collapses

Most concerning to the current rally is the continuing decline in volume, not just in the ETFs but also in the Indices themselves. With that said, breadth is strengthening as are 52 week highs minus 52 week lows. Some of the other internals are beginning to show strength as well.

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Trading and investing is a highly competitive environment. Yet, most people trade without any planning, management and control. The planning process should be applied in two different areas. This book provides an advantage by teaching planning as a business and then planning, managing and controlling each individual trade position.

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