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Weekly Update

One Less Worry


Published March 22, 2019

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Below, we reprint a nice summary of the current market from Delta Investment:

When it comes to investing your money in the stock market, it may seem like there is a lot to worry about. The big worry is that you will lose your money. This big worry is nourished and amplified by a steady stream of disturbing information broadcast in headline media. (more…)

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Markets Take a Breather


Published March 8, 2019

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After a 10-week rebound since the Christmas Eve bust, stock bulls have paused to take a break. They’ve done so right at 2800 on the S&P 500 and, coincidentally(?), just after recovering that December swoon (and hardly a penny more). In other words, the fear that gripped markets in December proved unfounded in January/February. We are now back to considering the first market drop in October that kick-started an ugly period for stocks and many calls of a new bear market. Will stocks recover the October decline as well? (more…)

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The IPO Frenzy to Come


Published February 15, 2019

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Investors often forget that markets are finite in their resources available, and investors must choose where to place their money. Sometimes the money flows into stocks, sometimes into bonds, etc. It’s simple supply and demand. We noted recently how much money was flowing INTO bonds despite a strong stock market rebound. (more…)

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Where the Market Stands Now


Published February 8, 2019

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Our FPResearch website publishes a couple of composite Broad Market Indicators. These composites include some 20 component indicators to provide a pictorial view of market health. While the short to intermediate term indicators have recovered and look strong, the substantial damage caused to the market in the October-December selloff is reflected in the more cautious long-term reading. (more…)

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Trade Tariffs Hold the Key for Stocks


Published January 25, 2019

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Stocks have rebounded sharply from the Christmas Eve nightmare though plenty of fog remains for investors. You will recall that the Nasdaq 100 (QQQ) fell 12% over seven trading sessions in mid-December as thin holiday trading combined with rampant fears conspired to drive stocks downward. That plunge culminated in a 2%+ fall on Christmas Eve. (more…)