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Uncertainty Breeds Caution and Rightfully So

So, we get a day off tomorrow, which makes the work week shorter and the weekend longer. It’s weird, I know, but I like that notion – a longer weekend. It’s just as well with this week in the market. A fella could feel a bit seasick if he hadn’t been on...

Rising Wages Are Good, Right?

Yesterday, I wrote the line below to help articulate why the market trend will resume its upward position sooner rather than later. U.S. consumers grew more confident in the labor market last month, with younger workers in particular seeing a greater...

Did I Answer The Question?

Clearly the bulls and the bears are fighting it out in the trenches now. Today’s market action typifies what happens when these forces collide in an effort to control the trend. Understandably, this volatility has some worried, especially in the context...

Finding the Chinese Solar Trade

This Tuesday morning starts with a battle, a fight between the bears and the bulls for control of the recent market trend. The early advantage went to the bulls, but the bears quickly came back. That quick and powerful response to the bull’s early...

Finding the Chinese Solar Trade

This Tuesday morning starts with a battle, a fight between the bears and the bulls for control of the recent market trend. The early advantage went to the bulls, but the bears quickly came back. That quick and powerful response to the bull’s early...

Good Signs for the Market

It appears the market likes the consumer confidence rise in Europe and the consumer spending rise in the US. It likes it, no doubt, because the data speaks to better health for the world’s two largest economies, the US and the EU. By the way, if you...

Oh, Where to Begin?

Some days, it is hard to find a starting point; today is one of those days. Do I start with a reaffirmation of a point I have been pounding? … Over the past two years, any equity market corrections have been rare and limited in their magnitude. Notably,...

No Worries, Buy When the Price is Right

Yesterday, the news of Russia building up its forces on the Ukrainian border, along with China telling the world once again it is growing too fast and it needs to slow down, sent the stock market reeling, or so the news told us. This morning, the market...

The S&P 500, Fuel-Cell Stocks, and Putin

As Monday mornings go, this is, well, Monday. Unless it is a holiday, Mondays usually are somewhat of a downer. The first day of the work week also means the weekend is over. Even though I have the best job in the world, meaning I can arrange my time...

Be Careful of Wishing

Wow! One of the great maxims in life is: “Be careful about what you wish – you just might get it.” Well, on Friday, I wrote the following. Will March and April bring May flowers? It all depends on the economic data, Russia, and the Ukraine now that the...

When It Rains, Plant

As I said when closing yesterday, we are expecting rain here in Central California. It is sorely needed and it appears, the prognosticators will be correct, 100% correct. The grey skies outside my window look threatening, indeed. Two weeks ago, the...

More Change, More Opportunity

Scotland, Iraq, Venezuela, Brazil, Bosnia, Thailand, Ukraine, and just about all of the Middle East have something in common – they do not like the status quo in their country.  In all of the above countries, save Scotland, violent protests or armed...

        
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