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DJ Industrials (DIA ETF): Still Above the Break Out Trendline ? But what puzzle me the most is that, on that DJ Industrials Break Out, it was done on a Lower Trending Volume... SPTSX60 Index: Still into a Downtrend Channel ? But the most interesting technical factor is that on the Relative Sentiment of the Canadian and US stock markets (Ratio of the Bullish Percentage Index (Sentiment Indicator) on the SPTSX Composite Index compare to the Bullish Percentage Index of the Mighty SP500 Index), we are at the weakest level since the beginning of 2015.
Fund managers gloomiest on emerging markets in at least 14 years Fund managers haven’t been this pessimistic about emerging-market equities since 2001, according to a report from Bank of America Merrill Lynch released last week.According to the bank’s monthly survey, fund managers are most underweight in emerging-market equities versus developed-market equities since the start of the survey 14 years ago. CIOs see Apple taking more enterprise business A recent survey of chief information officers found that 46% expect Apple products to become more pervasive in the enterprise market in 2016. That is more than twice the number of those who expect Apple products to become less pervasive.
SP100 Index Bull% Index: All Aboard ? But the most interesting technical factor is that divergence since the previous peak in July between the Mighty SP100 Index and the Market Sentiment as shown by the first chart below: Looks like already All Aboard!
Dispersion Dynamics - John P. Hussman Two types of dispersion are increasingly apparent in market dynamics here. The first type of dispersion is between leading measures of economic activity and lagging ones. The second is dispersion in market internals, particularly observable in a continued narrowing of leadership to a handful of “winner-take-all” stocks, while broader measures of market action across individual stocks, industries, sectors, and credit spreads show persistent divergence that suggests increasing risk-aversion among investors.
What to expect from the stock market in 2016 In fact, the biggest wildcard is the dollar, which historically weakens after interest rates start rising. This would be a boon to the roughly 40% of S&P sales and profits that are derived from overseas.
Three Reasons Apple's iPhone Isn't Doomed Reports that Apple has dropped its order of iPhone 6S family of smartphones by twenty million to 222 million units for 2016 have naturally led to a drop in share price. November 11
Is The SP500's 200-Day Providing Some Insight? The S&P 500's 200-day moving average is commonly used to track long-term trends. All things being equal, the stock market bulls prefer the S&P 500 to remain above the 200-day. The S&P 500 has printed twelve consecutive daily closes above its 200-day moving average. From a historical perspective, do rallies typically fail or succeed after twelve consecutive closes above the 200-day? 39% Of Stocks Have A Negative Lifetime Total Return In this paper we make the case for the Capitalism Distribution, a non-normal distribution with very fat tails that reflects the observed realities of long-term individual common stock returns. The Mysteriously Shrinking Hedge Could big banks be safer than the U.S. government?In an unusual twist, the multitrillion-dollar interest-rate swaps market, which investors often turn to for protection against swings in Treasury yields, is sending just such a signal.
Apple acquired 15 companies this year, but the identity of 6 remain a mystery Over the past 12 months of Apple's fiscal 2015 (ending in September), the company "completed 15 acquisitions to enhance and accelerate our roadmap for products and services," noted its chief executive Tim Cook in the company's quarterly earnings call. However, the identity of only nine of these are known, and some of those haven't been confirmed.