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Posts Tagged With 'stock market'

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 →

IEX: The new stock exchange aimed to slow down high frequency trading

This post was originally published at New York Times.   The IEX office/trading floor, located in downtown Manhattan. Credit Cole Wilson for The New York Times America is getting a new stock exchange from the most prominent critics of high-frequency trading. After months of delays and a brutal lobbying battle that divided Wall Street, the Continue reading →

Posted by Martin June 14, 2016

Just for the record: Will the market (S&P 500) reach 2,400 this year?

Today, we saw the market in its third day of selling, falling hard off of the highs and increasing fear among investors and speculators. Yet I could find one who was optimistic enough to claim that the selling is far over and that the market will actually go a lot higher in a matter of Continue reading →

Markets higher, ugly, but still bullish

What a day on Wall Street today! As bullish the market was today as ugly it looked. My feelings about the market are totally derailed and I do not know what to think about it. In the morning the S&P lost ground to turn bullish and during the day it rallied up. But on low Continue reading →

Posted by Martin December 22, 2015

Is Santa coming?

  If you watch markets regularly you may feel its pulse time to time and feel whether it has steam to push prices higher or whether it is weak and prone to further selling. We have seen nice recovery recently from 2000 support back up to 2040 level. But if you look under the hood, Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 17, 2015

Is the stock market poised to break its bad luck?

Not that I believe in good or bad luck of the stock market as it is purely driven by participant state of mind and mostly their irrational behavior. By “its bad luck” I refer to already infamous “iron ceiling” as some people called it. We are once again dwelling near the all-time highs and investors 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 →

Is the US heading to another recession?

Is the US heading to another recession?

It looks like some analysts and investors are slowly turning bearish on the market. Is this the end of our spectacular and long bull trend? We haven’t experienced too many corrections or significant correction lately and it looks like the market had a spectacular and uninterrupted run up. Take a look at SPY 5 year Continue reading →

Last week trading – is the outlook for April still bright?

A week ago trading was about trend continuation. At least I saw it that way and I could see markets breaking thru marking this bull trend as intact. The entire last week markets were confirming my assumptions and all my accounts were growing. It was a filthy grow and I made quite nice cash. Well, Continue reading →