NASDAQ At 12-Year Highs, AAPL +9571% In Same Period

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While partying like its 1999 is still a way away, the NASDAQ has managed to get back to December 2000 levels as it has only dropped by more than 1% once in the last six weeks #yay Retirement-On!


and of course, we must thank AAPL:


Now over 20% weighted in the NASDAQ-100...


As AAPL is up...9571% since the $7.50 price when the NASDAQ last saw this index level...

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Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:20 | 2768781 Non Passaran
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Nasdaq 30-fucken-thousand, bitchez.
Surreal shit. Can we have a 10% flash crash please?

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:27 | 2768798 camaro68ss
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This will get the sheeple to start buying at the top! TEOTWAWKI OFF!!!

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:30 | 2768807 camaro68ss
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Grandma and pa dont have to eat dog food anymore. weeeeeeee

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 14:16 | 2768951 AlaricBalth
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NASDAQ At 12-Year Highs

Yes, in nominal terms. Yet adjusting for inflation (reported CPI data) the NASDAQ is -27% from December 2000. Based on todays NASDAQ price of about 3134, that is an adjusted price of 2287. And dont even get me started on the faulty CPI reporting, have you been to the grocery store lately? My i-Pad is looking better and better as a daily nutritional source.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 14:57 | 2769084 Spastica Rex
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Thu, 09/06/2012 - 15:51 | 2769231 SGS
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Johnny fucking raincloud

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:35 | 2768826 slaughterer
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Obama must have his trading console in the WH shorting WTI right now for the sake of his magnificent acceptance speech, as WTI is going down on incredible shortage reported this morning.  Short WTI is the only contrarian trade working today.  

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 21:50 | 2770272 intric8
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Sheeple all in at Dow 14,000. Nasdaq 3,200. God help us.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:53 | 2768879 brokenclock
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If you have been trading since REG NMS was initiated and watched HFT blow out all stops on either the long side or short side , then you should know this. The pattern is very obvious for intraday, weekly, and monthly. Here is  the setup all the ZERO HEDGE people are waiting for, so be patient.


The market will blow up here creating a new support and resistance. As fast as this rip goes up it will test the new support. Then it will retrace to scare the shorts thinking it will make higher highs. This is where you get short 1/3 your postition. Don't get heavy that you get shaken out. This is the sucker blow up and the place to be short.  Once the HFT breaks support again it will flush real fast to not allow you to short more. Wait for the bounce or weak short covers and  put the rest of your postion on. This is the big trade you can retire from. 

I would take 30 day options as protection once you put on the full postion. This is how you get paid in the screwed up HFT world. You need to stay small at first and once comfirmed go big and heavy. Do not add to a postion against you or average in. Remember there are no real bids or offers. It's all an illusion that really isn't there. So play for longer term.


Good Luck

This will be my first trade I have made in over 8 months. I will be putting on a short tier 1 position on the next retracement. Once it breaks below the new support I'm backing up the truck. Be patient becuase it's here and the setup is coming.





Thu, 09/06/2012 - 14:07 | 2768928 slaughterer
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New support being S&P 500 @ 1425, right?  

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 14:19 | 2768964 brokenclock
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I gave up on using exact support/resistance. I leave more wiggle room. Use that range but not exact.  Stay  small until postion is comfirmed. This is a very low risk high reward trade if you have patients.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 15:00 | 2769091 Spastica Rex
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Dental? Hospital? Mental?

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 14:45 | 2769059 mirac
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thanx...will watch for that and VWAP levels.  Why wait until now to make your trade?

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 15:26 | 2769157 brokenclock
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I don't like stepping in front of the freight train. Wait for them to blow this up. Then there will be a pull back. On the next leg up to test resistance is where you put your short on. Once the trade breaks below support and confirms, put the rest on.  You know where you out is, so  thats your risk.   You should never be out of the money much on this trade in a tier one postition.  When your trade confirms it is making money. Add to winners for the bigger move.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:20 | 2768782 Mark Carney
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That is nice but still glad bought silver, not AAPL

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 16:44 | 2769380 FiatGold
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I'm holding both!!!  Apples for mo silver bitchz!

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:21 | 2768784 Dr. Engali
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I'm sure they will push Apple to a trillion dollar market cap and push the Nasdaq to new all time highs. No bubbles here.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:27 | 2768799 gjp
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It's truly incredible.  Apple valuation looks ok, but they have the law of large numbers for a premium product staring them in the face.  It's gonna take a lot of printed money to buy 500m iPhones a year at $500 per.  By 2015 every man women child and dog is going to have a smart phone (but the electricity grid may be permanently down).

As for money-losing AMZN, CRM, utterly impossible momentum stocks that could never possibly grow into their valuations.

And healthy / organic foods are just a small niche, but 40x earnings for HAIN, Whole Foods, United Natural on 10% growth at best selling premium products to overstretched consumers is just insane.  And these stocks have tripled or more in the last two years.  All thanks to Ben, what a guy, that's how you save the world.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:29 | 2768803 ParkAveFlasher
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The shoeshine boys are talking about Apple. 

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 16:27 | 2769328 resurger
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Is it time?!

lets wait for the fucking charada to end in November

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 14:23 | 2768984 Diesel Seven
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How can you dis AMZN like that--they said the same about CSCO in early 2000. . . errr...  aw shit, gotta read the chart from left-to-right...

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:49 | 2768866 BLOTTO
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At the rate it is going - AND! to keep going at this rate...

AAPL will bloody well have to own the fuckin Universe.



Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:21 | 2768786 fonzannoon
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The thing that makes this site so great is the same thing that makes it so dangerous. You will never find the kind of macro based reality that ZH brings to the table anywhere else. The hard part is reading it day after day and not being tempted to throw some chips on the table based off the info here. The second you give in and try to trade it you lose your ass.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:39 | 2768839 slaughterer
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Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:40 | 2768844 mccoyspace
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Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:50 | 2768875 ar01
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Thu, 09/06/2012 - 14:05 | 2768921 LoneStarHog
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That is because the HFT 'puters don't read ZeroHedge.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 14:09 | 2768932 slaughterer
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I am 99% sure that ZH is scanned by HFTs and FB/CIA alike.  Sorry.  

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 14:21 | 2768975 LoneStarHog
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Good gawd! READ and try to COMPREHEND the original post to which I was replying ATTEMPTING some humor. It has NOTHING to do with FB/CIA and alike.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 15:25 | 2769159 smlbizman
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key word...attempting...maybe they are telling you its not funny...i did not down you but did not find it humorus...just saying, so easy big fella...easy...

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 15:59 | 2769245 resurger
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Main stream media, Wallstreet & the PPT is doing exactly the opposite of what ZHers and the Tylers are reporting/doing...


Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:21 | 2768787 Xibalba
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OBAMA 2012!!!  Woohooo!  




we're fooked. 

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 14:27 | 2769000 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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....fucked either way....

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 14:36 | 2769031 fuu
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The cancer or the dick...

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 16:19 | 2769298 Crabshacker
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Dick cancer sucks..

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:23 | 2768789 LeisureSmith
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You should not get high when you're only 12.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:23 | 2768790 hugovanderbubble
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long THLD till 20

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:23 | 2768791 blunderdog
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Ah, memories!

Back around the turn of the century, I was an Internet thousandaire.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:25 | 2768795 csmith
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Meanwhile this guy has been invisible:



Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:47 | 2768859 Jason T
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poor guy .. he's done for.  Long FB and short the market  lol

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:25 | 2768797 VonManstein
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repeat after me.. "there is no inflation"

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:49 | 2768814 gjp
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Of course it's at a 12-year high.  Europe is saved!  Buy US momo stocks at their ridiculous nosebleed peaks!

Surely the payback for this outrageous repeated behavior is coming soon?  It's gonna be a bitch.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:33 | 2768819 LeisureSmith
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Nurse: Doctor, we are being flooded with hopium overdoses, euphoria is though the roof and many people are baffled with bullshit something feirce.

Dr. : Stay calm. Give them a dose of reality.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 14:11 | 2768934 ParkAveFlasher
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Dr. : Hold that dose a sec...[unzips fly]...first, let's see if we can bend the patient over the chair, alright, now, let's try something really special.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:34 | 2768823 bdc63
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Call me skeptical, but I don't think they are going to keep their '12 year highs' into the close today ...

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:37 | 2768825 bdc63
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duplicate post, sorry

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:37 | 2768830 singsing
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Naked short holocaust.  Exterminate the bears, with extreme prejudice.  The central bank final solution has begun.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:38 | 2768831 CharlesH
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The Cardigans - Erase/Rewind

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:38 | 2768832 mccoyspace
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Hey guys, long time, no see. I've been away since 2000. What did I miss?

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:45 | 2768855 LoneStarHog
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