S&P 500: Breakout Or Breakdown?
ADVISOR PERSPECTIVES / DSHORT.COM
April 2, 2013
By: Chris Kimble
Investors around the world are sitting on the edges of their seats, wondering if the S&P 500 will breakout or is making a giant 13-year triple top. Where should one look for answers or clues to the next big move in the broad m...Read more...
Do You Feel Lucky? Well Do Ya?
Do you feel lucky? That was the topic of this past weekend's missive as we wrote extensively on the current market environment and the technical setup behind the recent market "buy" signal. That line from Dirty Harry (Click Here for Video) spawned many email questions, and comments, over the ...Read more...
The Fear Gauge Goes Quiet
WALL STREET JOURNAL
August 17, 2012
By: Spencer Jakab
(Chart by Streettalklive.com)
Wall Street's famous "fear gauge" is scraping along the bottom once again.
Should that, counter-intuitively, spook investors? Not necessarily, although there probably are more fundamental reasons to wonder if...Read more...
Gold, Dollar & Rates Say No QE
There is a consensus as of late that the Fed will launch another round of stimulative action in the form of a balance sheet expansion program (Quantitative Easing) by the next FOMC meeting in September. Of course, this was also the consensus before the June and August meetings - yet each disappoin...Read more...
Doug Kass: Market Top Is Near
THESTREET.COM / REAL MONEY
August 14, 2012
By: Doug Kass
NEW YORK (Real Money) -- What I learned in my investment career is market participants prefer the comfort of crowds rather than the company of the remnants.
Investors and traders, as demonstrated in recent years, seemingly prefer to buy st...Read more...
Market "Hope" Rally Overbought
The markets have been rising recently on "hopes" that Central Bankers around the world will unite into one big giant "funding-palooza" and resolve the Eurozone crisis conclusively. While the reality is that world wide bailouts will not resolve what ails the Eurozone - the markets are salivating at...Read more...
Are Investors Really That Bearish?
I have read several articles as of late dicussing the excessive "bearishness" of investors, which from a contrarian point of view, is "bullish" for the stock market. The general position is that investors are so bearish that they are now just hiding in bonds and stuffing cash into their mattresses...Read more...