The Keystone Speculator Blog Posts

  • STOCK MARKET BULLISH -- LONG -- CAUTION
    on Dec 20, 2016
    Keybot the Quant remains long idling today without printing any numbers. Utilities and copper remain bullish so stocks climb higher with the Dow a hair away from the historic 20,000 level. The same story in the previous post ...
  • STOCK MARKET BULLISH -- LONG-- CAUTION
    on Dec 14, 2016
    Keybot the Quant remains long and prints two numbers thus far this week. The bulls are in charge with the algo number 8 points above the signal line. The knock-down drag-out fight between bulls and bears continues using utilities and volati...
  • STOCK MARKET BULLISH -- LONG -- CAUTION
    on Dec 11, 2016
    Keybot the Quant is long heading into the new week of trading. The algo number is 9 points above the signal line with the bulls in charge. Bulls need higher utilities, UTIL above 655.34 (now at 645.86) to prove that stocks will continue to rally and...
  • Quarterly Reminder
    on Dec 11, 2016
    It is time for the Quarterly Reminder;The KE Stone blogs, Keybot the Quant, The Keystone Speculator and Keystone the Scribe, only exist if supported by the tens of thousands of daily users around the world. During Keystone’s recent hiatus from the...
  • STOCK MARKET BEARISH -- SHORT -- CAUTION
    on Sep 4, 2016
    Keybot the Quant remains bearish moving into the new week of trading which does not begin until Tuesday morning. US markets are closed on Monday due to the Labor Day Holiday. Markets stagger choppy sideways as the retail sector battles volatilit...
  • STOCK MARKET BEARISH -- SHORT -- CAUTION
    on Aug 29, 2016
    Keybot the Quant remains short as stocks rally to begin the new week. The algo prints three numbers today and prints a pre-scheduled number tomorrow morning shortly after trading begins. If the GTX moves above 2272 and SPX above 2183, Keybot wil...
  • STOCK MARKET BULLISH -- LONG -- CAUTION -- TURN MAY BE IMMINENT
    on Aug 4, 2016
    Keybot the Quant remains long but is champing at the bit to go short. The algo number is 12 points below the signal line so Keybot wants to flip short. However, all the internal parameters are not yet fully latched to permit the move to the...
  • STOCK MARKET BULLISH -- LONG -- CAUTION
    on Aug 2, 2016
    Keybot the Quant remains long and has not printed any numbers this week as yet. Bulls need higher commodities but GTX keeps dropping. The bears can signal that they mean business to the downside for the stock market if a...
  • STOCK MARKET BULLISH -- LONG -- CAUTION
    on Jul 31, 2016
    Keybot the Quant remains long moving into the new week of trading. The algorithm has not printed any numbers (except for the pre-scheduled numbers) for 10 trading days (two weeks) which verifies the tight sideways move in stocks. This behavior is rec...
  • STOCK MARKET BULLISH -- LONG -- CAUTION
    on Jul 15, 2016
    Keybot the Quant remains long as the dramatic week continues. The bulls are in control with the algo number 7 points above the signal line. Market bulls need higher commodities, GTX above 2306, to prove that they can take stocks higher. Bears need ei...
  • STOCK MARKET BULLISH -- LONG
    on Jul 12, 2016
    Keybot the Quant remains long. You see the buoyancy in copper and commodities taking stocks higher. JJC and GTX join the bull camp and the algorithm is at epic and historic levels at +98. The +100 level is the maxim...
  • STOCK MARKET BEARISH -- SHORT -- CAUTION -- TURN MAY BE IMMINENT
    on Jun 28, 2016
    Keybot the Quant remains short as the markets stage a strong comeback rally pushing both the SPX above 2027 and NYA above 10112 which provides bull fuel. The bears need to push one of these parameters back to the bear side under t...
  • STOCK MARKET BEARISH -- SHORT
    on Jun 27, 2016
    Keybot the Quant is on the short side as stocks fall down the rabbit hole today. Keybot prints two numbers to begin the week. The algo number is 41 points under the signal line. With the high volatility, the stock market will be expected to move wild...
  • STOCK MARKET BULLISH -- LONG -- CAUTION
    on Jun 21, 2016
    Keybot the Quant remains long. Retail stocks and copper turn bullish today as measured by the algorithm. The bulls are in charge with the algo number 6 points above the signal line. The market bulls need strong financial...
  • STOCK MARKET BEARISH -- SHORT
    on Jun 16, 2016
    Keybot the Quant remains short and is idling along without much activity. Currently, bears would benefit from weaker chips: if SOX loses the 675 level. Market bulls can stop the selling in the stock market if retail stocks rally and RTH moves above 7...
  • STOCK MARKET BULLISH -- LONG
    on Jun 7, 2016
    Keybot the Quant remains long. The algo idles along this week without printing any numbers thus far. Copper tanked on two-day stockpile data that is the largest in 12 years. Market bulls are dealt a serious blow since copper is the last piece of the...
  • STOCK MARKET BULLISH -- LONG
    on Jun 6, 2016
    Keybot the Quant remains long and the algorithm idles along all day Monday without printing any numbers to begin the week. Copper traded higher overnight but as the day went on it lost its gusto. JJC came up pennies from the 24.50 the market bulls ne...
  • STOCK MARKET BULLISH -- LONG
    on Jun 5, 2016
    Keybot the Quant remains long moving into the new week of trading. Last week, the algo simply idled along through the week printing the pre-scheduled numbers as stocks floated along sideways with a slight upward bias. Keybot is tracking copper, retai...
  • STOCK MARKET BULLISH -- LONG
    on May 29, 2016
    Keybot the Quant is long moving into the new week of trading on Tuesday morning.  US markets are closed on Monday for Memorial Day. The bulls need to push copper higher and send JJC above 24.63 (now at 24.18) to prove that new all-time...
  • STOCK MARKET BULLISH -- LONG
    on May 28, 2016
    Keybot the Quant remains long through the holiday weekend. The bulls keep slapping the bears around. Bulls need higher copper to guarantee the path to new all-time highs for stocks while the bears need lower retail stocks. Next week can be set u...
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