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The Bulls Need A Bit More Fight

·       I look for the Dow to be in a downtrend all week before finding a low sometime between this Thursday and the following Monday. I came across the words above on Monday of this week. I found them intriguing because I really had no clue as to what...

Small Caps Fading – It’s Work Time

May Day is here and so far on this day, the market is turning … you guessed it … down. Why not, after yesterday’s record close on the Dow? Will it be a “sell in May, go away” deal this year? As always, we will see, but in the meantime, I will have to...

Be Careful Out There

Aside from the positive housing data and the bad news about Bank of America, the world is still as it was on Friday when the market closed down sharply. Russia and the world are still warily dancing over Ukraine, Malaysia is still looking for its lost...

Another Fire Sale, So Be Ready to Buy

Imagine my surprise this morning when I got up, went to work, and found the market tanking. Earnings, shmearnings, the market says, or so it seems. As I write the DIJA is down triple digits and the S&P 500 is falling toward the 1860 level. Smashing...

Sell In May, I Hope So

Four days into this week and the market is still, how shall I say it, on the fence. There are not enough sellers to drag the market down too far and buyers are not willing to commit wholesale to drive the market up too far.   ·       U.S. stocks dipped...

Seven Years Is Forever in the Market

It is Monday, and the world did not change much over the weekend. Today’s opening in the market suggests it too has not changed much since last week – volatility still marks its personality. Steady as she goes is not the applicable phrase … yet. A...

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...

No Matter, Go With the Good Advice

I read an interesting piece this morning that suggested we are witnessing the first true market correction in 10 years. The author’s point is that all the major sell-offs we have seen in that last ten years began on a piece of news, a natural disaster, a...

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