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Revisiting How a Market Rally Begins and Sustains – 2017


Published May 18, 2018

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This week we bring you a revisit to a prior article from January 2017. Recall that in January 2017 we were in the early days of the new Trump administration. Stocks had popped higher on expectations for a more business-friendly government (and later continued higher on a surge in corporate earnings and a rare (and brief?) period of synchronized global economic growth). (more…)

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The Battle for the Market’s Next Move Is Happening Now


Published May 4, 2018

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Frequent stock market participants pay close attention when the price of the stock market indexes approaches the 200-day moving average. This trendline is seen as defining whether the market is in an uptrend or downtrend. With the proliferation of mechanical computer-driven trading, trading based on trendlines and other technical chart-based indicators has become quite prevalent. (more…)

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Was January the Market Peak?


Published April 27, 2018

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In September of 2007 emerging market stocks ripped higher posting a +10% gain for the month. You would be forgiven for thinking that the market-leading group was merely continuing its 4+ year party, after having already risen four-fold. (more…)

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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…)