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PREV (the Matrix)
New alignments: None.
Platinum was flagged by the computer several days ago as Trip Up alignment triggered by a primary trend breakout (BO). Should subscribers chase platinum after the BO? Platinum's daily and monthly BuS, statistical measures that compare the current return profile against the historical database, are 1.6 and 1.1, respectively. These numbers are colored red as warning to disciplined traders to be conservative because the rally has already exceeded historical mean returns. Could the rally continue? Yes. The probability of a short-term reset, however, rises as BuS climb. Readings above 2 and 3 are rare. The Matrix is far more than signals of alignment. It's a tool that displays alignment of price & volume framed against historical precedent that generates the cycle of time.
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BuST & BrST > 0, observations made in the daily, weekly, or monthly time frames, warn investors where upside or downside alignments are pushing against the cycle of time. The computer defines these alignments as Early, Mid, or Late. Late cycle alignments are vulnerable to reversal. A daily BuST or BrST > 2, for example, suggests a growing probability of consolidation ahead even in Early and Mid cycle alignments.
Using the Matrix
The value of the Matrix is far more than a study of price. Trends are a function of price, volume (force), volatility, and TIME. The order of their importance is as follows: (1) TIME, (2) volatility, (3) volume & price alignment. Volume and price alignment, a setup that triggers action, favors Grade A & B, early cycle markets under high compression (↓COM). ↓COM suggests extremely low volatility, a quiet trend ready to explode into high compression (↑EXP). Weekly and monthly breakout signals are not finalized until the end of the week and month, respectively. Signals generated before that could be temporary. Keep this in mind when reading alignment.
Suggested Reading: The Cycle of Accumulation and Distribution (CAD), Leverage Oscillator (LTLO), Diffusion Index (DI), Volatility Bandwidth (BW), Compression (COM), Expansion (EXP), Alignment, Upside Alignment, Downside Alignment, Sentiment Model, Intermarket Trends, VIX Model, Economic Activity Composite, Long Term Cycles.
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