Posts Tagged With 'bear market'

Weekly Results – Feb 23, 2018

  Our IRA account is fully recovered by now. Unless something bad happens again, our monthly chart record will look like no correction ever happened. This is what every investor and trader should do – never panic, never over react; have your plan, strategy in place and let others to panic and scream. You execute Continue reading →

Weekly Results – Feb 16, 2018

  The market saw a nice recovery during last week. Many are still predicting and forecasting that this market will crash again. They are all idiots. Do not put your money on their bets. Study the market’s history and you will see that in the last 16 occurrences of 10% corrections since 1950 the market Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 14, 2018

What’s the next S&P 500 move?

If you study the markets and browse a bit into history and seasonality of the markets you can get some nice numbers about the market behavior. That can provide with some foresight and clues of what the market may do next. However, let me stress out again that in the markets “EVERYTHING CAN HAPPEN” no Continue reading →

Weekly Results – Feb 10, 2018

  The last week was brutal to say it nicely. The market lost over 5% in that week and our portfolios followed. The selloff however, provided a great opportunity to buy new shares of now once again cheap stocks. Last week we purchased the following shares:   Realty Income (NYSE: O) 11 shares at $47.84 Continue reading →

Weekly Results – Feb 03, 2018

  With one of the largest selloff in recent few years our Net liquidation values (Net-Liq) got obviously a hit. Great gains (on paper) turned down in a day. But it happened only due to a spike in volatility. As of now many of our trades are still in good shape thanks to trading our Continue reading →

Posted by Martin June 30, 2017

Markets lost 2% intraday yesterday, should we be worried?

Bears are coming out of the woods lately. Many say: “I told you so.” Are we turning into a long anticipated correction? I am not so sure. Yes, the recent market behavior looked scary:     The markets lost 2% intraday yesterday and broke below 50 day moving average. Later on it erased some of Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 11, 2016

Markets still flashing a recession

CNBC has it sometimes right, be it Rick Santelli or Carter Worth. Although many technical analysts saw this way before Carter, it holds water. Watch and judge for yourself:    

Posted by Martin February 09, 2016

Is Yellen going to sway the markets tomorrow? Probably not.

But some of those FED addicts may hope for it. All of us others let’s be prepared for any outcome and make our trades accordingly. Those who hope for Yellen saving the trend will be probably disappointed tomorrow and even if the market shows us some push, I believe, we are way beyond any trend Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 02, 2016

Bull is dead, long live the bear!

(Source:   Last Friday trading and rally was impressive. I hoped it would last longer than this. Today, the market gave up almost all gains from Friday. It really didn’t take long. First, the Friday’s rally was based on a Bank of Japan’s decision to lower the interest rates below zero (negative rates), which Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 22, 2016

Rally! Hurrah, all is good again!

Hold your horses. We may have experienced a rally here but it may not mean we are done with selling. It is just a mere volatility entering the market. It is also typical for bear markets to have violent bullish spikes on its way down. Before you jump on buying (or selling) long investments (or Continue reading →