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February 10 DJ Transportation: Finally Outperforming ? As the Dow Jones Transportation is finally rebounding, Bulls need a weekly close above the Monthly Major Trendline that started back on March 2009 to see a bigger bull impulse and not only a dead cat bounce. SP TSX60 Index (XIU ETF): 50 DMA Rejected ? But the most interesting technical factor is that at the same time the 50 DMA was rejected, we were testing the resistance trendline from the PVT indicator.
This Is What Stocks Do What this says in simple terms is that stock declines are extremely common, or, said differently, this is what stocks do. They go down, sometimes a lot. And then they recover. Quickly.
When Stocks Crash and Easy Money Doesn't Help Put simply, the Federal Reserve has created the third speculative bubble in 15 years in return for real economic improvements that amount to literally a fraction of 1% from where we would otherwise have been.
Here's the truth about the stock market in 16 charts Every major sell-off in history has been accompanied by a mix of economic concerns, monetary policy shifts, geopolitical tensions, or some other source of consternation that might make a rational person demand a higher premium for putting their capital at risk. The details are different each time. But structurally, it's generally the same story: it's risky out there.
Mind The Gaps About a month ago former Fed head, Richard Fisher, came out and confirmed the idea that the FOMC’s quantitative easing policies over the past seven years have pushed prices of risk assets, including stocks, beyond what would otherwise be supported by their fundamentals.
Nasdaq 100 vs SP100 Ratio: Near Bubble Zone ? The market still favor the technology stocks over the broad stock market indices. As history repeat itself, we must acknowledge that getting over that Resistance Trendline is getting into a Bubble Game and we must be aware of that when investing... Irrational Exuberance in Stock Market Knows No Bounds January was the winter of our discontented stock market. It was the worst January since 2008, when the Great Recession officially began. It was, in fact, the worst January in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. According to Citigroup, Inc., it was also the worst January ever for credit markets.
The Incredible Growing Dividend One of the most consistent forms of investment income actually comes from the stock market. Although stock prices themselves are quite volatile, the cash flows companies collectively pay out to investors don’t really fluctuate as much as one would think. February 2
SP TSX60 Index (XIU ETF): Still into a Falling Wedge ? But the most interesting technical factor is that on a Relative Basis ( XIU ETF over SPY ETF ), we are testing the resistance trendline from a Major Falling Wedge that started since May 2009. Breaking that resistance will bring a strong outperformance of the Canadian Stock Market over the Americain one...