Posts From Alex Bernal

Alex Bernal
Alex Bernal is a Chartered Technical Analyst with many years of industry experience in the Equity, Commodity, Currency, Interest Rate and Derivatives markets. He is known for his methodical approach to identifying key cycles, market anomalies, unusual order flow, profitable chart patterns and early trend developments for trading opportunities. Alex has appeared on several media outlets, including Bloomberg.Alex currently operates a private technical research and trading systems consulting company Aether Analytics out of Santa Barbara, California. Aether Analytics specializes in the use of a proprietary blend of sentiment, technical, derivative and fundamental analysis systems to recognize high probability trading catalysts, gearing more specifically to analytical techniques such as Elliot Wave, Gann, Cycle, and Harmonic Structure Analysis. Alex previously worked as a trader for M&N Trading LLC where he traded yield curve futures and was mentored by Veteran Trader Anthony Lazzara, who was once the largest 5-year treasuries floor trader at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Mid-Year Research Report: What Are U.S. Stocks Worth?

Hey all, just wanted to let you know that I will be joining MarketInflections.com and supporting there Research division. My company, Aether Analytics is also “Powered by Parallax” so there was a fit there. Along side the standard Market Infections Signal and Newsletter services, we will also look to add a community…

Soybeans Top Signal Means Trade Likely Over

With the soybeans complex on a screamer rally, I wanted to point out a very important signal that popped up on my radar last week. And why it may mean that a soybeans top is in or nearing. An ExtremeHurst weekly top extension has recorded on soybeans (see my other articles…

Is There Light Ahead For The Euro STOXX 600 Index?

It’s been a rough go of it for European equities markets. The broadest index of European stocks (STOXX 600 Index) fell nearly 25 percent into 2016, putting in a bottom in February. The recovery has been impressive and I want to discuss the current state of the index today. Moreover,…

Stock Market Update: Living Inside Extreme Mean Reversion

It’s been a really interesting time in the financial markets this past year. As this sideways range has been developing and persisting I have noticed some things I think are worth noting from a birds eye view. Sentiment is diverging – with growing hatred on both sides. As prices have…

Topping Signals For Small And Mid Cap Stocks (Chart Spotlight)

These have been some pretty wild markets. Just three weeks ago top signals were showing up in Bonds and Gold. Now I’m getting Extremehurst(TM) topping signals on the high beta “risk-on” small caps and mid caps. Looks like stocks are getting overheated here. In the charts below, I highlight these signals…

Gold And US Treasury Bonds Are At Price Extremes

A combination of recent central bank action and current talk of negative interest rates has brought out a thick wave of investor uncertainty in the financial markets. And that has brought about a huge “flight to safety” transition of capital for investors. Basically, the “flight” to safety has lead to lower prices for…

Is The US Dollar Index Topping? (Chart Spotlight)

One of my favorites trading setups thus far this year is taking shape in the US Dollar Index futures ($DX_F). Check out the monthly chart of the US Dollar index below and the Extremehurst top extension sell signal.  The last time we saw this type of sell signal was in…

Chart Spotlight: Is Copper Ready To Rally?

With the entire commodity space taking another nose dive, a specialty pattern indicator that I have been focusing on just popped up on my radar again. The last time I received a signal like this, it was a sell signal on the Nasdaq futures (October 27th). This time, the signal…

Chart Spotlight: Nasdaq Futures Produce Bearish Signal

It’s not every day that I get a really interesting pattern in my scans. But the chart pattern below of the Nasdaq futures was too good not to share. With most harmonics followers finding the bearish animals in some of the indexes, I thought it was appropriate to share one…

Chart Spotlight: Top Signals Across The Volatility Space

In this chart spotlight, I want to share a tactical trading idea of mine: shorting select volatility ETFs and indexes. Patience is always the key, and swings are likely, but let me elaborate on what I am seeing and share several charts across the volatility space. After the August stock market…