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Gene Inger pioneered U.S. financial television and daily technical analysis. His broadcast stations later affiliated with FNN, merging into CNBC where he was an original Market Maven. His views have been quoted in Barron's, the Wall Street Journal, on CNN and now on his own more


E Market Briefing For Wednesday, March 14
For now downside follow-thru Wednesday and a 'hail Mary' rally follows.
E Market Briefing For Friday, March 9
Will China juggle the numbers again?
E Market Briefing For Wednesday, March 7
Here we go again - early Wednesday is going to see a hard drop that will make the rebound seem at best an underarm of a right shoulder.
E Market Briefing For Tuesday, March 6
We are so far down the rabbit-hole with globalism, that merely trying to flatten-out currency-related variances meets stiff resistance. However I think most underestimate the clout the USA still has.
E Market Briefing For Monday, March 5
The 'trade war' fears surfaced and accelerated already defensive markets, both from a technical and 'monetary' basis. Everyone seemed to overlook NY Fed's Dudley suggesting four rate hikes would be fair and logical this year.
E Market Briefing For Friday, March 2
Again one doesn't want to chase the downside into weakness (no need to; and no sensible investment value alternative either, as yet).


Latest Comments
Market Briefing For Thursday, March 1
16 days ago

Just wanted to invite readers here to join us this week. (And please realize that my technical videos and further charts are only available in the full service.) As I spoke at the NY Trader Expo; there is a $50. rebate on new Daily Briefing subscriptions this week only if you indicated the word 'Expo' in the feedback window when subscribing at our website.

In this article: SPX, VIX
Market Briefing For Wednesday, Dec. 13
3 months ago

We outlined our expectations for 2018's start in the full report. TalkMarkets is a good service; but is NOT allowed to quote us in-full. Please visit and join us as a regular Daily Briefing member. Happy Holidays.. Gene Inger

In this article: SPX
Market Briefing For Monday, December 19
1 year ago

Well said and 'close' to what I've said to our 'actual' subscribers for several weeks. I wouldn't worry about 'Trade'; just avoid 'linear thinking' and recognize that China and Mexico realize things have to be renegotiated. As to the market; before the Vote I projected an extreme rally if Trump won; opposite of most forecasts. And now I have another view as we move into the new tax year. I appreciate your interest in my work; and reflections. (The comments here are usually required to be a day or two after shared with our subscribers and do not include my technical chart video analysis... I do appreciate the interest... happy holidays!)

In this article: SPX
Beware The Ides Of March
2 years ago

It means we expected early March strength in the S&P futures, which is our trading focus. But 'beware the Ides of March', is a forward warning for trouble later in the month from a very overbought short-term condition.

(Please understand that portions of our reports are posted as TalkMarkets wishes. They are excerpts of my work, delayed at least a day or two in fairness to our paying subscribers at, and they are not each day's report either. So (sorry) that perhaps makes following the context, or flow, of our forecasts a little bit confusing, as by the time you read it, it will be well after our regular members saw the report. Thanks for your interest!)

In this article: VIX
Pundits 'Hunting' For 'Signs Of A Bear'
2 years ago

Thank you kindly Adem; my bearishness for the last six months was based on 'facts' evident in the buyback-sustained S&P range during distribution. Even the OMB and IMF saw global GDP deteriorating, yet so many acted 'as if' things were growing. For our subscribers, we're still short from March S&P 2065; came out of half over 2 weeks ago now; and layered a bit back on during this past Monday's rally. A bit antsy about China's Currency Reserves coming Sunday, during a week their FX trading desks will be closed. Cheers!

Pattern Analysis Is Dismissed
2 years ago

A post-script (of course the report posted is partial; and from Monday). We focused in-depth on the downside of 'negative interest rate policies'; warn about the Banks (especially Europe and Japan); and suggested new members use the afternoon Monday rally to get short the S&P. The report for Wednesday will outline why Japan has a prospect to crack; why their JGB Auction may be cancelled; and why this confirms my views of the inappropriateness of negative rate policy directives.

In this article: GLD, SLV
Financial Credit & Counterparty Risk
2 years ago

Traders & investors should know that this post is an 'excerpt' of my full report a couple days ago. In fairness to subscribing members; our technical analysis videos and the majority of the report is not posted. I do several intraday S&P trading videos each day, plus the longer evening report. (Just wanted everyone to be aware that, for example, the projection for stable then higher Oil made early in the past week; leading the market up to take-out the S&P's accelerated declining trend pattern; hence running-in shorts who shorted weakness (we covered part for a 200 handle huge gain and called for the bounce as well as Friday morning's fade as it indeed spiked over the declining trend)... just to give you an idea of how I approach the market in the present environment (including views about ultimate lows).

Denial Isn't A River In Egypt
2 years ago

Thank you Doug; English is my only language; and even though I'm older now; I wouldn't mind if my work was more widely shared. After all, I pioneered financial TV; and I guess in my more-articulate youth was easier to understand :)

In this article: OIL, COMP, SPX, NYA, VIX
Denial Isn't A River In Egypt
2 years ago

Well thank you kindly. Last night, for instance, I didn't finished until 9:30 ET as Asia was tanking anew; barely had time to get to the gym for a quick swim. But I agree and having called this I can make my reports briefer for awhile (I really had pleaded with investors to focus on risks in recent months). Also; I appreciate this excellent site sharing my work; but in fairness to our subscribers it's every few days; not every day; so a sense of flow may be missing when you read our work here. Finally, most of the technical observations are via video, not seen here (I don't mean to encourage sales, but that's part of why it may not flow as well as seeing every day's assessment). Again thanks for the kind words!

In this article: OIL, COMP, SPX, NYA, VIX
Denial Isn't A River In Egypt
2 years ago

Hi Craig. videos are NOT included here and the reports are delayed in fairness to our members, by a day or two at least. I think they are meant to be excerpts; not the full reports. Our website has all the info; for our two Services. One is the nightly Daily Briefing; with a video; whereas the MarketCast during the day focuses on E-mini / S&P and overall issues about 4 times daily. If you have unanswered questions, send me an email: gene at

In this article: OIL, COMP, SPX, NYA, VIX
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Gene Inger Commented on Market Briefing For Thursday, March 1:

Just wanted to invite readers here to join us this week. (And please realize that my technical videos and further charts are only available in the full service.) As I spoke at the NY Trader Expo; there is...

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President / publisher
Inger & Co.
1969 - Present (49 years 11 months)

Financial analyst; focus on S&P trading; geopolitics and economics.

Early 'Market Maven'
1970 - 2009 (39 years 9 months)

Market analysis including technical and fundamental forecasts


University of Miami - School of Business
1962 / 1966
International Relations, Finance


The Inger Letter
Gene Inger
Gene Inger

Now retired from portfolio management, Gene publishes his popular Internet Daily Briefing commentary and updates its companion MarketCast several times daily. The Daily Briefing assesses the day's events, and comments on any unusual moves in the stock, bond, Dollar, oil & gold markets, with a particular emphasis on technology issues in computers & telecommunications. MarketCast, an email-based, intraday service featuring audio updates, provides a near, real-time analysis of market action. Given the rapid pace of changing economic, psychological, and geopolitical perceptions, MarketCast is designed to provide a compass for shot-term traders to help them maintain their bearings.