iM Update* – May 8, 2020


Fig-4.-5-15-2020The BVR-model avoids high beta bonds (long-bonds) and also intermediate duration bonds.

The Bond Value Ratio is shown in Fig 4.  According to the model, only when BVR turns upward after having been lower than the lower offset-line should one consider long bonds again.

The Yield Curve:

Fig-5.-5-15-2020 The yield curve model indicates the trend of the 10-year and 2-year Treasuries yield spread. Figure 5 charts (i10 – i2) shows that the yield curve is above last weeks level. FLAT and STPP are ETNs;  STPP profits from a steepening yield curve and FLAT increases in value when the yield curve flattens.  This model confirms the direction of the BVR.



Fig-6.-5-15-2020The modified Coppock Gold indicator shown in Fig 6. This model generated a new buy signal end March 2019 and is invested in gold.

This indicator is described in Is it Time to Buy Gold Again? – Wait for the buy signal ……. 



Fig-6.1a-5-15-2020The iM GOLD-TIMER Rev-1 is in cash  since 3/16/2020.





Fig-7.-5-15-2020The modified Coppock Silver indicator shown in Fig 7. This model generated a buy signal March 19, 2020 (previously not reported).

This indicator is described in Silver – Better Than Gold: A Modified Coppock Indicator for Silver.

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