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Justices mull Chevron and voice skepticism of Medicare’s rate cut for hospital drugs

Over at Scotusblog, I’ve posted a recap of yesterday’s oral argument on American Hospital Association v. Becerra. The Supreme Court appeared receptive to the claim that Medicare overstepped its authority when it cut the amount that it paid certain hospitals for drugs they dispensed in […]

AAPL Is the Ending Diagonal Not Complete Yet?

AAPL shares seem to be forming a primary fifth wave, taking the form of an ending diagonal of the intermediate degree (1)-(2)-(3)-(4)-(5). This wave is also the final one in the cycle impulse a. It is likely that at the moment we are in the […]

Will Japan’s November Consumer Confidence Move the Yen?

It’s common knowledge that the chronic problem the BOJ has had to deal with is low inflation. But, inflation is unlikely to pick up if consumers are unwilling to spend. So, keeping an eye on consumer sentiment can give us some advance warning about where […]

Intraday Market Analysis – USD Treads Water

USDCAD seeks support The Canadian dollar edged higher after Q3’s GDP beat expectations. A bullish MA cross on the daily chart indicates a bullish bias in the US dollar’s favor. The break above the resistance at 1.2770 suggests that the bulls retain control of the […]

Healthcare Triage Podcast: Studying Pesticides and Other Risks to Expecting Moms & Babies

David Haas, MD, returns to the Healthcare Triage podcast to share his research about expecting moms and their babies, including a new study about how pesticides and herbicides can impact their health called, “The Heartland Study.” He also talks about how the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic […]

Covid Natural Immunity vs Vaccine Immunity

There’s a lot of talk about “natural immunity” to Covid-19, and some people are refusing vaccination on the grounds that they’ve got this natural immunity thanks to a previous Covid-19 infection. In this episode we take a look at how infection and vaccination compare in […]

Surfing the Waves with Gregor Horvat: GER30, WTI, XAUUSD & More!

In today’s advanced Elliott Wave analysis Gregor dives into the five most interesting opportunities for the week ahead! Watch how he analyses equities, FX majors, and commodities, and discover how he applies EW principles to come up with his amazing forecasts! Timestamps: GER30 01:50 WTI […]

DXY Has the Double Zigzag Ended?

The formation of the DXY stock index suggests the development of a large triple zigzag consisting of cycle waves w-x-y-x-z. On the 1H timeframe, we see the second half of a large average wave y, which has the form of a double zigzag Ⓦ-Ⓧ-Ⓨ of […]

Global PMI Day, and Potential Market Reaction

Usually, the first couple of days of the month have extra volatility as the major economies report PMI data. However, this month seems to have coincided that virtually all of the market movers will be reporting on the same day. The market is still digesting […]

Intraday Market Analysis – USD Seeks Support

USDJPY tests daily support The yen consolidates gains after a drop in Japan’s unemployment rate. The pair has met stiff selling pressure at March 2017’s high (115.50). The drop below 114.80 then 114.00 has forced short-term positions to bail out, exacerbating the sell-off. The US […]