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Chris Vermeulen

Chris Vermeulen

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Chris Vermeulen has been involved in the markets since 1997 and is the founder of Technical Traders Ltd. He is an internationally recognized technical analyst, trader, and author of the book: 7 Steps to Win With Logic

Through years of research, trading and helping individual traders around the world. He learned that many traders have great trading ideas, but they lack one thing, they struggle to execute trades in a systematic way for consistent results. Chris helps educate traders with a three-hour video course that can change your trading results for the better.

His mission is to help his clients boost their trading performance while reducing market exposure and portfolio volatility.

He has also been on the cover of AmalgaTrader Magazine, and featured in Futures Magazine, Gold-Eagle, Safe Haven,The Street, Kitco, Financial Sense, Dick Davis Investment Digest and dozens of other financial websites.

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The worst case scenario for retired or nearly retired investors who are 55+

(Kitco commentary) - I just did some research and wrote about it. I should be clear that you may find this article a little unsettling if you are nearing retirement or have already retired. On the other hand, it's an eye-opener because the financial markets and different asset prices paint an interesting picture.

Will inflation data result in more aggressive action by the Fed?

(Kitco commentary) - Recent CPI/Inflation data suggests the current wave of global inflation is far from "transitory" and may persist for many months – possibly years.

Natural gas price drives crude-spy trends when USD is appreciating

(Kitco commentary) - When the US Dollar is appreciating in value and trending upward, Natural Gas price trends upward as well to put moderately extreme pressures on the SPY & Crude Oil.

Crude oil prices - will they hold above key support level or begin to unwind?

(Kitco commentary) - Talk of a Global Recession may prompt a broad decline in Crude Oil prices as the excesses of the past 10+ years unwind.

Gold-to-silver ratio heading lower - setup like 1989-03

(Kitco commentary) - Fear is starting to become an issue. Traders are starting to realize inflation, CPI, PPI, and global currencies are reacting to the sudden policy shift by the US Fed and global central banks. This fear is showing up in the Gold-to-Silver ratio as well.

Fundamental vs. Technical analysis - what's your style?

(Kitco commentary) - In investing and trading, we often hear debates on the merits of fundamental vs. technical analysis. Both aim to improve our probability of a profit. Both methods have their usefulness when correctly applied.

Do Fed rate decisions affect the price patterns for gold?

(Kitco commentary) - Many traders are focused on Gold as price has contracted over the past 5+ weeks, and the $1700 level is being retested. This prompted my team and I to do some research related to the US Federal Reserve’s recent rate increases and how Gold has previously reacted to rising and falling interest rates.

Will U.S. dollar uptrend slow foreign real estate investment in the US?

(Kitco commentary) - International investors interested in buying U.S. real estate are having issues as converting their country's currency into the USD significantly reduces the amount of real estate they can purchase.

Compared to the USD, Auto company stocks are on a summer vacation

(Kitco commentary) - Summer is here, and it’s time for a vacation. But this year, flight schedules are anything but reliable, and that new car for the road trip is probably not available at the local Toyota, Honda, Tesla, General Motors, Ford, etc dealership.

Does selling put options during a market downturn provide a safety net?

(Kitco commentary) - In a significant market downturn, bearish sentiment, if not outright fear, can drive down the share price of good companies rather drastically. When the market is in a sustained selling mood, there can be a substantial disconnect between the long-term fundamentals and the technical price action we see on the chart.