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Posted by Martin November 25, 2017

Why Bitcoin is a mania and fake currency, faker than the dollar

Bitcoin had a tremendous run in the last year or two. Unfortunately, it is creating a fake sense of mastering the world of investing and invincibility. Many people entering into Bitcoin think that they mastered investing and nothing can go wrong because they have a strong understanding how to invest, that bitcoin is a new Continue reading →

Posted by Martin November 15, 2017

Transportation index (DJT) points to economy slowdown, so they say…

Transportation index (DJT) is usually considered a good indicator of the US economy.   An old say goes – “manufacturing makes, transportation takes”. Transportation is considered a leading indicator and usually slows down first before we notice in any major indexes or economic reports.   Some investors use DJT for economic forecasting.   There is Continue reading →

Posted by Martin August 10, 2017

Why Selling (Tech) Stocks Now Based On Valuation Is Foolish

More and more bears are now coming out of the woods worried about the stock market valuation claiming that “it is expensive”. Also dividend growth investors who are accumulating stocks in their portfolios for the next 20 or 30 years are joining the ranks of the perma-bears and selling. The latest Wall Street concerns are Continue reading →

Posted by Martin September 09, 2016

Will Yellen raise rates? We do not know but sell everything, just in case

Will Yellen raise rates? We do not know but sell everything, just in case

Friday trading was a carnage. I consider this quite funny. Since FED’s chairman changed the policy of transparency some time ago now any Mr. Fed Unimportant can talk about FED policy publicly. But what they do is not expressing the policy or what FED will do or will not, they rather express their opinions. Any Continue reading →

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 03, 2016

Shocking: The USA economy in a disastrous death spiral

(Source: Hedgeye)   The FEDs and the government want you to believe that the US economy is in great shape and better than ever. But you can ask yourself a simple question: Are you better off than 8 years ago? If you answered yes, then why are we receiving horrible numbers from all corners of Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 02, 2016

Bull is dead, long live the bear!

(Source: Hedgeye.com)   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 →

Posted by Martin January 20, 2016

FED: We created a sense of wealth

  Yes, these were the words of a FED member (I believe it was Stanley Fisher, but not 100% sure) who said that when he expressed his views on the last 7 years of FED action and monetary policy. FED wanted to create a sense of wealth so people would be comforted and spend money Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 18, 2016

This market is poised for another 10% drop

The S&P 500 is now 12% off of the all-time high price. Many investors and traders say that we are way oversold and we should go up from now here or bounce. Yes, we may bounce, but overall, market price action data indicate that selling is far from over and that we may see more Continue reading →