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Posts Tagged With 'S&P 500'

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 November 15, 2017

Those were the days

There are days when you don’t want to have too many trades on. Today is one of those days. S&P500 was down 20 points in the morning (it recovered all morning losses already, or almost all).   Selling like this have negative impact on the comfort of your trading. So if you have too many 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 →

Zooming in on Cash Flow to Debt Ratios to Determine Company’s Value

Zooming in on Cash Flow to Debt Ratios to Determine Company’s Value

A significant measure of a company’s financial health is reflected in its cash flow to debt ratios, and based on a recent report, investors should pay particular attention to the amount of debt some S&P 500 companies are amassing. While their cash balances are growing, so too are their debt levels. During the first quarter Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 22, 2015

Is S&P 500 going to crash this year?

In recent months we kept reading in media that the market crash or major correction is imminent. Many people believe and preach it. Many websites having polls installed indicate bearishness. Many advisers advocate cautious and moving money into cash. Are you also concerned about the market crashing this year? There are two factors which may Continue reading →

Posted by Martin August 07, 2014

S&P 500 futures dropped below 1900 for the fist time in 3 months

S&P 500 futures dropped below 1900 for the fist time in 3 months

Politically incorrect post. It seemed today, in the morning, that the stock market finally found some ground and started consolidating. To cool down bulls’ enthusiasm, afternoon trading renewed selling due to the renewed worries about Russian aggression against Ukraine. I do not understand much how Russian tension can affect global markets so much that investors Continue reading →

Stocks rallied on earnings expectation

Today, the stock market rallied on earnings expectation, which on the other hand makes me feel like wishful thinking. If the earnings show to be disappointing, the stocks will fall back down. Today’s gains were very impressive as the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA 10,018, +274.66, +2.82%) closed above 10,000 points for the first time Continue reading →