Reality Just Monkey Hammered Social Mood

KA-CHING!!!Amid all of the fun and excitement we forgot to pause to remember the latest generation of Etraders just cashed out by Wall Street. Yesterday:In other words, Social Mood just got monkey hammered by reality. Unlike Prechter who “believes” that social mood is the primary driver of everything. Reality IS the primary driver of everything. Slight difference. Reality doesn’t give […]

Stock market intervention: China now, Hong Kong then | Gavyn Davies

Gavyn Davies is a macroeconomist who is now chairman of Fulcrum Asset Management and co-founder of Prisma Capital Partners. He was the head of the global economics department at Goldman Sachs from 1987-2001, and was chairman of the BBC from 2001-2004.He has also served as an economic policy adviser in No 10 Downing Street, an external adviser to the British […]

William Bernstein – Why Your Best Option is Not to Trade

When many of us think of investing, our thoughts immediately jump to the idea of picking stocks. The hope is to find the “hot tip” or get in at the “right time” in order to make a lot of money in a short period. We talk about investing as though it’s the same as stock trading when it’s not.
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Here's how Warren Buffett sees the stock market – Business Insider

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The Nasdaq is back at all-time highs. After closing at 5,048 back in March 2000, the Nasdaq took more than 15 years to close above that level, closing at 5,056 on Thursday to make a new record closing high. During the day on Thursday, the S&P 500 also breached an intraday record high. And while it’s been a long road for […]

Once again, stock market bears didn't get what … – Business Insider

Yahoo! FinanceThis six-year old bull market continues its tumultuous rally. The S&P 500 hit an all-time high of 2,119.59 on February 25, 2015.From there, it tumbled 3% to 2,039.69 on March 11, leading some folks to speculate that this was the beginning of a sharp downturn, or perhaps the beginning of a major bear market. Deutsche Bank’s David Bianco said […]

China's Stock Market Finally Looks Like A Buy :: The Market Oracle …

China’s Stock Market Finally Looks Like A BuyStock-Markets / Chinese Stock MarketJul 26, 2014 – 01:59 PM GMTBy: Sy_HardingIs China’s economy, the second largest in the world, a disaster coming down to a hard landing, which has been the popular forecast for four or five years now? Or is it merely slowing from unsustainable double-digit growth of more than 12% […]

Meet the most hated part of the stock market –

Getty ImagesTraders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.The small cap Russell 2000 just can’t get any love, and a good strategy could be to short it.Stocks were higher Monday, but analysts are negative on small caps, which are still trading at higher valuations than large caps even after falling nearly 4 percent last week.Oppenheimer Asset Management technician […]

Marc Faber – US Stock Market Will Fall Soon, Investors Should …

Marc Faber – US Stock Market Will Fall Soon, Investors Should Brace For A “General Asset Deflation.”
May 22nd, 2014 Marc Faber, publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom report argues that a fall in the U.S. equity market could happen soon and says investors should brace for a “general asset deflation.”Did you already share this? No? Share it […]

Two Stock Market Charts – Business Insider

JPMWe recently posted the latest slide deck from JPMorgan Asset Management, which has a number of charts relating to both the market and the economy. It’s a useful thing to flip through as Q2 gets under way.Two charts really stand out, as it pertains to the market. The above charts shows the S&P going back to 1997, and if you […]

SOCGEN: This Is It For The Stock Market – Business Insider

In its latest monthly report, Société Générale’s asset allocation team argues the U.S. stock market will be “at best flat over the coming few quarters, not forgetting risk of short-term correction.”The firm expects the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note to rise to 3.9% in 2014 (from the current level of 2.75%) as the Fed winds down its quantitative […]