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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...

I’d Rather Go Outside to Work

Honestly, some days “at the office” are boring. Today is one of those days. The market is going off in the opposite direction from yesterday’s over-reaction to the recent pullback, and that leaves me doing nothing because I don’t where this is all...

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...

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