Rafael Zorabedian

Rafael ZorabedianAfter spending years as an active trader across several capital markets, Rafael earned his stripes as a former futures and options broker specializing in equity indices, energies, metals, and soft commodities. He prides himself on identifying potential opportunities that feature a "confluence of indicators". In addition to featuring a technically analytic approach, he is in tune with the macroeconomic themes that influence pricing across many markets. Rafael is the author of "Stock Trading Alerts" at Sunshine Profits.

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Articles by Rafael Zorabedian

Everyone (and I mean everyone) has been talking about inflation. We finally got the CPI print on Thursday: 0.6% vs. 0.4% expected! The S&P 500 didn’t seem to care, though. Record highs! What’s next?Inflation is real, folks. Two monthly...
Market participants are all waiting with bated breath ahead of today’s CPI data release. It’s an important one after last month's shocker. So, what’s your plan?In general, data releases can be fickle and tricky events. While they may...
As many commodities have continued to climb impressively, one stands out like a sore thumb to me: lumber . What can the price of lumber mean, or more importantly, do for you?Before diving into the lumber market, let’s review the...
The June E Mini S&P 500 futures contract traded well early yesterday morning before the cash open. Cash traders, however, had different ideas when the opening bell rang in New York.The June E mini S&P 500 (ESM2021) traded as high...
Thinking back to 2007 - 2008, I remember a time when the economic data just kept coming out rosy, even though I deeply suspected there was an underlying shoe to drop due to real estate and overlending. At the time, it seemed like every...
Do you have exposure to small-cap equities? How do the small-caps measure up versus the large-caps at this moment?There is always opportunity somewhere, and we do our best to find it. Not only in trading and business, but in life too. So,...
US economic data disappointed yesterday. The SPX remained largely unaffected as the dollar remained quiet. Does this remind you of anything?When a market is in Goldilocks mode, the “data doesn’t matter”. However, is the current landscape...
The Biden administration is 125 days old, and things certainly feel different. What strategies are you employing to take advantage of the shift?Things often change temporarily before reverting to a mean. Just like market instruments,...
Given yesterday’s headlines with Bitcoin plunging, did you take a peek at interest rates? Could a stronger dollar lie ahead with higher rates?While everybody’s eyes are peeled on cryptocurrencies and a crowded short DXY trade, let’s...

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