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The Market Running Away From What?

The Market Running Away From What?

What Is the Market Afraid Of? Last Wednesday, I mentioned Dr. Gary Dayton’s article on the “experts” who predict market movement (Predicting the Market: Are The Experts Really Expert?), and then on Thursday, I wrote … It appears we are back to the days of the market wanting to go up, struggling with the latest news, but no longer running away. True, nothing is certain in life, save death and...

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Am I Missing The Mark?

Am I Missing The Mark?

Sometimes, I think my view of the world is off kilter, missing the mark, somehow disconnected from reality. For example, I read an article this morning, written by Richard Heinberg, a Senior Fellow at the Post Carbon Institute, a seemingly reputable “think tank which provides information and analysis on climate change, energy scarcity, and other issues related to sustainability and long term...

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Out With The Old, And In With The Old, Ughhh …

Out With The Old, And In With The Old, Ughhh …

Okay … That was quite the day, yesterday. Whatever the Fed and Janet Yellen said, the market liked. I will get to what they said in a moment, but I have to clear up what appears to be a common misunderstanding. How about an article answering the following: Obama says "he's" cut the debt in half, so why do we have to keep raising the debt ceiling? I don’t need an article to clarify this – As...

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The Market Is Balancing, Indeed It Is

The Market Is Balancing, Indeed It Is

US auto sales come in soft, the market retreats from yesterday’s run up, and the rest of the story is filled with bits and pieces of solid fundamental evidence that Europe is healing and almost half the big-cheese leaders of American corporations plan on spending some money this year. Did I get the gist of the news? Oh, yeh, and oil is still struggling with record inventories. Oil rebounded...

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Is The Market Ahead Of Itself?

Is The Market Ahead Of Itself?

In my line of work, I come across thoughtful perspectives, reasoned opinions, and flat-out nonsense. The latter I simply dismiss, but thoughtful and reasoned are not easy to shun, even when they go against my own line of thinking. Hence, I just read an article this morning that suggested the market was getting ahead of itself, especially since the recent US economic data has not been...

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