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Large-cap stocks struggling


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Published April 20, 2018

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The bullish case for stocks rests on surging corporate earnings.  The bearish case rests on fears of rising interest rates, uncertainty about trade policy, and a general hangover from a very strong 2017.  Early on in the quarterly earnings cycle, companies are providing the strong results.
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Knowing Whether the Market Prefers Risk or Safety


Published April 13, 2018

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With our TimingCube Turbo model we are either on a Buy signal or a Sell signal, holding a long position (Buy) or a short position (Sell). While we are taking risk with any signal, (we could win or lose) most investors take a single view of the market, as either going up (winning) or going down (losing). The market is either “risk-on” or “risk-off”. It would seem easy to tell whether the market is happy or not by whether it is rising or falling. However, that simple approach doesn’t necessarily tell the story. (more…)

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So Far, so Good


Published April 6th, 2018

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We brought TimingCube to you almost 17 years ago now for the sole purpose of providing subscribers with access to a model that both protects our investible money as well as giving us the opportunity to profit whether the market is rising or falling. (more…)

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When the Market Is Correcting


Published March 30, 2018

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Stock markets move up and down as information and emotion is reflected in the prices of company shares. Here at TimingCube we seek to use this up and down movement of the stock market to generate exceptional returns while protecting against significant downside risk. How much do stocks move? (more…)

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Sell in May, but Only Every Few Years


Published March 23, 2018

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The theory of “sell in May and go away” is well-known in investment circles. Here is a summary of the theory from CNBC’s Bob Pisani:

It’s that time again: May. Springtime, and time to revisit that old adage — sell in May and go away.
I’ve written many times about this, probably the most famous of Wall Street saws, so I’ll keep this short. (more…)

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Broad Stock Indexes Are Not yet Strong Enough to Push Higher


Published March 16, 2018

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Last week we highlighted some of the sectors that were showing unusual strength in the market. We have pointed out how our favored Nasdaq 100 index (QQQ) has been leading the market. This week we will look at some of the other broad market indexes to give you a sense that this is still a market, broadly, that is digesting its low-volatility 2017 gains. (more…)

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Higher Interest Rates Won’t Kill the Stock Market


Published March 2, 2018

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This week we share some good information from a webcast given by Charlie Bilello of Pension Partners. The first chart shows the downward trend of the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield. Note the green arrows as the yield hits the upper portion of the channel. We are sitting right at the top of the channel. Do we want to see yields break through to the upside? (more…)