Commodities Approach Previous Area of Bottoming
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- Posted March 19, 2015
Marc Faber’s Latest Market Views
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- Posted March 18, 2015
Interactive Brokers is Best According to Barron’s
Barron's magazine reports that Interactive Brokers is the best overall...
- Posted March 7, 2015
International Stocks Hold More Value: Andrew Burish
Andrew Burish of UBS explains to Barron’s Magazine the allure...
- Posted February 22, 2015
The Baltic Dry Index is Hitting Multi-Year Lows
Recently, the Baltic Dry Index (BDI), which measures changes in...
- Posted February 5, 2015
Jeffrey Saut Says Oil May Have Bottomed
Jeffrey Saut, chief investment strategist of Raymond James Financial, was...
- Posted February 3, 2015
Opportunities From Year-End Tax Loss Selling
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- Posted December 4, 2014
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Alarming Chart of the Stock Markets of 1987 and 2012-2013
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Gary Shilling’s Favorite Investment: 30 Year Treasuries
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T.T.S. Fear Index
|4/10/15||2.7||Dollar strength will hurt earnings of multi-national firms|
|12/27/13||2.0||The highest complacency reading of this cycle so far (S&P 500 @ 1,841)|
|10/3/11||8.5||A good tradable bottom (S&P 500 @ 1,085) based on lots of nonsense|
|3/9/09||7.0||Market bottom (S&P 500 @ 666); end of the world was nigh|
|10/27/08||8.8||Market had dropped 28% in 5 weeks, Paulson pulled out all stops to save Wall Street bankers|
|10/12/07||3.2||Market top (S&P 500 @ 1,562); worldwide housing bubble starting to be pricked|
Year-to-Date Performance as of July 31st, 2014
|U. S. Small Caps||+1.2%|
|Total U. S. Stock Market||+4.9%|
|Total Int'l Stock Market||+4.3%|
|Total U. S. Bond Market||+3.7%|