Friday was almost the complete opposite of Thursday – especially in the NASDAQ. Yesterday we wrote how it was difficult for the NASDAQ to rally without the potent combo of Apple + biotechs, which both suffered yesterday. Today both jumped and the results were predictable. The S&P 500 rallied 1.09% and the NASDAQ 1.29%. We will begin to see more […]
ByWim GrommenThis article explains, based on transition properties, why a stock market boom occurs during the acceleration phase of a transition, inevitably followed by a stock market crash in the stabilization phase of a transition.TransitionsEvery production phase, civilization or other human invention goes through a so called transformation process. Transitions are social transformation processes that cover at least one generation. […]
Long story short… yes, there appears to be a relationship between economic growth and stock market performance within the U.S. (and developed world), but that relationship holds only over longer periods of time and does not hold for all countries (less developed countries often “divert” growth to the political elite). Also, for those interested in the relationship between long-term economic […]
When you’ve been around the penny stock trading block as long as I have, you get pretty sick and tired of hearing the same lies going around again and again.While I’m long past the point of falling victim to these schemes, what I hate is that they have the potential to discourage my trading challenge students from getting active with […]
Feb. 23, 2015, 2:14 PM
Most of the world’s largest stock markets are dominated by a few industries.In contrast, the US has the most diverse range of industries that investors can pick from.According to Credit Suisse’s Global Investment Returns Yearbook for 2015, the three largest industries in 42 of the countries in the FTSE all world index make up at […]
Feb. 19, 2015, 4:24 AM
The global stock market looks very different today than it did 115 years ago.From Credit Suisse’s new Global Investment Returns Yearbook:”Figure 1 shows the relative market capitalizations of world equity markets at our base date of end-1899. Figure 2 shows how they had changed by end-2014. Markets that are not included in the Yearbook dataset […]
SummaryHot = near-term stock price gain potential, not just product developments, lab breakthroughs, corporate acquisitions, financing deals, trial progresses etc.
Only opinions; not even “just the facts, m’aam”. But opinions expressed by folks who need to know, willing to put their money at risk, based on what they know.
Maybe even better, ones who are willing to pay up for price-change risk […]
Why American Airlines Group (AAL) Stock Is Trading Down On Monday
Following the release of January traffic numbers, American Airlines stock is trading down on Monday
By: Joshua GriffinPublished: Feb 9, 2015 at 12:17 pm EST
American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) stock is trading down by around 3.24% as of 12:04 PM EST, following the release of air traffic results for January on […]
Pandora Media Inc Revenue Miss Sends Stock Trading Down 19%
Pandora Media reported a miss on revenue consensus estimates, following which the stock traded down by around 19%
By: Martin BlancPublished: Feb 6, 2015 at 9:41 am EST
Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P) stock is trading down by around 19.28% at $14.86 as of 9:17 AM EST on Friday, following disappointing fourth-quarter 2014 (4QFY14) […]
SummaryBased on its historic trend, the stock market appears to be marginally overvalued.
The historic trend suggests a probable real gain of about 20% over the next five years.
Analysts’ long-term forecasts of stock returns made 3 years ago appear to have been unrealistically low.
The Shiller Cyclically Adjusted Price to Earnings Ratio is relatively high (but not extremely high), and a market […]