Higher Highs, Higher Lows
Pay attention because I’m about to teach you something very basic about the behavior of markets and market participants. This will help you for the rest of your life. In my landmark post from the beginning of the month, Ten Reasons I Like Stocks for the Second Half, in the midst of a brutal 6-day…
Will the Tactical Guys Blow Up the Market on Monday?
How much money is really run tactically these days? Are the majority of market-moving managers (big guys with big positions) really that nimble? Or do they most sit tight and just keep buying their favorite stocks at any price, no matter what happens?
Morgan Stanley's Bull and Bear Factors for Equities
Within the piece is a good Bull/Bear face-off of factors for stock investors to consider…
Jeffrey Kleintop on Who's Buying and Who's Selling Stocks
Foreigners and buybacks are the net buyers of stocks here…
Things I'm Hearing…
Anecdotally speaking, I come across lots of interesting stories in talking with clients and colleagues throughout the day…
The Too Big Apple
“If Apple’s share price grew even 20 percent a year for the next decade, its $500 billion market capitalization would be more than $3 trillion by 2022.”
The Most Hilarious Year-End S&P 500 Finish in Market History
Listen closely: the Gods are mocking us
Cap-Weighted Indexes Suck
…and yes, I know it’s “indices” but indexes sounds and reads better and it’s my site.
One Big Fat F***ing ETF, Deal With It
S&P 500 Implied Correlation Index posted its biggest gain in two years of data this week