Tough week for the markets // New trends emerging soon…

Friday, December 12 2014 | Leave a comment

It was a rather tough week for the stock market, with Friday closing with a 315 point drop in the Dow and a 33 point drop in the S&P 500.   The other big news is that the 2 year uptrend in the S&P 500 now appears to be changing. For better or worse, we…

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Recession Probability (RPA) Update – December 2013

Monday, January 6 2014 | Leave a comment

Each month I calculate the strength of the US economy using a math based model I call RPA (Recession Probability Analytics). When the number rises above 50 it means the US economy is in the bottom 50% of all economic conditions relative to its history. While far from perfect, the model has had an uncanny…

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Market Update – November 12, 2013

Tuesday, November 12 2013 | 2 Comments

US Stocks closed Monday at fresh all-time highs and remain in a well defined up trend. Bonds, on the other hand, continue to struggle. In today’s market update video I review the sustainability of both of these trends, as well as if / when investors should be making any changes at this point to their…

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The Markets Sure Like What Bernanke’s Cooking! Market Update – 9.18.2013

Wednesday, September 18 2013 | Leave a comment

Today Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, spoke – and the markets LOVED what he had to say. At least in the short term. Bernanke surprised the market by saying the Fed wouldn’t begin tapering their bond buying. So at least in the short term, the Fed will continue pumping $85 billion per month of funny…

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Is This Finally the Real Market Correction?

Monday, August 19 2013 | Leave a comment

I’ve got some thoughts on where I think the market could be heading over the next few weeks…and it’s not pretty.  I hope I’m wrong, but if not you’ll want to check out today’s market update video to be prepared. Enjoy and just use the comments section if you have any thoughts or questions. Best,…

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Bernanke’s Impact – Market Update – May 31, 2013

Friday, May 31 2013 | Leave a comment

As mentioned in a previous post, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke made some comments last week that the financial markets didn’t take too kindly. Now that we’ve had some time to let the dust settle, we can clearly see the winners and losers based on his comments. In today’s video I take a look at the…

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Market Update – May 14, 2013

Tuesday, May 14 2013 | Leave a comment

Wow, what a year it’s been for the stock market!  Double digit gains in less than 4 months, a pace for 50%+ yearly gains, and very little downward volatility. What could possibly go wrong from here? I suspect, quite a lot.  How soon?  Anyone’s guess is as good as mine. The simple fact is the…

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