RUSSELL2000 Update: Fibonacci at work.

Anybody who follows the market with some level of interest is, or should at least be, aware of the importance of the Fibonacci sequence, its related golden ratio, and spiral (see featured article image) I will not go into detail explaining who Fibonacci was, what he discovered and how important his findings are in understanding…

How does the market respond to FED rate hikes?

To fight recessions or combat an overheating economy, the FED lowers or raises its rates; respectively. You can see all the FEDs fund rate changes here. On December 16, 2008 the FED lowered its rate to <0.25%. Yes, rates did change a bit from month to month (between +0.07 and +0.20%), but they were effectively zero…