The World Has Gone Mad and the Stock Market Rallies (PODCAST)

Posted on Jul 17 2016 - 9:30am by Sharpe Trade

“In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.” – Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 – 1900)

Setting aside the fact that I believe that Nietzsche and his “Wolf-Larsen-Supermen” concepts as insane in and of themselves (you can just refer to me as ‘Hump’, I don’t mind) as of late there does seem to be more than the ‘usual’ amounts of insanity prevalent in the world.


Mass-Shootings in Florida.  

Britain voting to leave the European Union (EU).

A heavy truck purposefully through scores of innocent bystanders in Nice, France; and then only a few days later, a Military-Coup is attempted within Turkey.

At times it seems as if the world has completely and utterly, lost it’s mind.

This causes confusion to new retail traders at times, when they see the stock market rally.  Why would the stock market rally?  Is this proof of some sort of manipulation by the ‘powers that be’?

Actually …. no.  The answer as to why the stock market rallies during such time periods may surprise you.  And we will discuss this, within this podcast of Sharpe Trade, LLC.  And to do so, we will refer to the following one hour chart of IBM …


Grab your cup of coffee as we discuss all of this in the following podcast …

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  1. mappy July 18, 2016 at 10:34 am - Reply

    I’m too tired to care about the world’s ills. I choose the blue pill or whatever to go back into the matrix.

    I like GIS long again, but I haven’t bought anything.

    Still long SVXY and XOM.

    Still waiting a bit on AWK.

    Yea Turkey! The world is saved! Buy stocks.

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