Volatility spikes back toward extremely high levels as stocks drop toward their August lows. A number of stocks have broken down to new relative lows and we had four candidates get stopped out, most on Thursday's widespread market plunge. Risk off is the current market signal and money is flowing into bonds and gold instead of equities.
We have updated stop losses for CLF and MDR.
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