Everything Gets Back to Interest Rates, or is it Technicals?

by Archer Financial Services | May 16, 2018
By Blake Robben
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Even the Oracle of Omaha Warren Buffett admits that “Everything in valuation gets back to interest rates.” Having said that how does the trader determine interest rate equilibrium?  Do we listen to the business media when they attempt to justify the theory that higher rates can be bullish for stock index futures?  NO!  Each market must be technically analyzed separately, so let’s take out the technical tool box and look at stock index and 30 year Treasury bond futures:

S&P 500 Futures - Daily


30 Year Treasury Bond Futures – Daily

Charts from QST

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