Daily Archives: May 12, 2014

What’s this, the wolf bolts?

Surely Jordan Belfort is a born again, upstanding, honest guy, right? His life as a corrupt stockbroker came under the spotlight in The Wolf of Wall Street, and now the heat of a 60 Minutes interview proved too much for … Continue reading

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Benchmarks deceiving: average stock already in bear market

Today’s rebound notwithstanding, the headline levels are glossing over a bear market already underway in many stocks… Most market-watchers prefer the S&P 500 over the Dow Jones Industrial Average. But the fact that the S&P 500 is down just 1% … Continue reading

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Rebound running on fumes

With tech and small cap shares down heavily the past few weeks, today many are staging a classic counter-trend rally on vapid volume. Its important to keep in mind however, that no matter what financial sales people tell us, regaining … Continue reading

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Recession calls and the predictable math of market valuations

The last 18 months of QE-goosed/HFT-abused/insider-trading, wild west, bubbling asset markets have been hard on those using logic, math and historical comparatives to assess likely price moves. The Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI) is one of those in the hot … Continue reading

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