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Prepared by and Scott
Writing under the nom de plume of J.L. LORD

Thursday | December 5, 2019

Hello Mayumi.

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YESTERDAY: December 4

The market is finally making some decent ranges in December after a comma-like November. Though the SPX only had a 17-point range yesterday, the lows of the day was a gap higher of 9.33. This means that at the highs, the SPX was up 26 points.

The impetus of the market jump was a tweet from China's Hu Xijing stating that he expected President Trump to say “a deal on Phase 1 was close”. This is the exact opposite of comments made the previous day where President Trump stated that he didn't care if a deal was done until after the elections.

KEEP IN MIND that China is bleeding more they are letting on with bank failure after bank failure. We also have a Dec 15 deadline the markets will start to worry about. On December 15, another deadline is set to kick in for an increase in tariffs.

The impeachment hearings were a non-event—again. When they have to insult President Trump's 13-year old son, they have nothing.


TODAY: December 5

I suspect we have another run higher in this market, but yesterday's move higher seemed to lack the energy and momentum of previous rallies. I would be surprised if we ran out of juice and fell given the lack of market enthusiasm, but there is a chance we may be near a top. I'm going to be a little more vigilant the next couple of weeks.


2019: MUCH HIGHER FROM HERE (2506.85 SPX) – (prediction made January 2, 2019) but not a straight line, and not without some volatility. Trump WILL get his wall. China will buckle and blink first. The Fed will go back on their medication, and spend time thinking about what they say (before saying it).

ARE ANY OF THESE COMING TRUE? Look at the exact words I said about “blinking first” a year ago.

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