The most bullish chart in the world has a big stock market crash in …

Global markets continue to get rocked. Closing at 1,893 on Monday, the S&P 500 fell 3.9% in one day. And it’s now down 11.3% from its all-time high of 2,134, which it set on May 20.So, is it time for investor to panic, dump everything, and head for the hills?BMO Capital’s Brian Belski doesn’t think so.”We remain steadfast with our call […]

A Country's Stock Market Doesn't Represent A … – Business Insider

Sam Ro

Nov. 19, 2014, 3:59 PM

JP MorganA country’s stock market and its economy are far from being the same thing (Read LPL Financial’s write-up on the matter.)One big reason for the discrepancy is that many of the companies that make up a stock market engage in business overseas.This chart from JP Morgan highlights just how much of a country’s stock […]

CITI: Our Asian Clients Can’t Believe We’re Not More Bullish On US Stocks (C, EWJ, AIA, EWY, EWA, GMF, FXI, EPI)

REUTERS/Yuya Shino”2,200? That’s it?”See AlsoCiti Raises Its 2014 Target And Unveils Its 2015 Target For The S&P 500This Definitive Chart Destroys The Argument That We’re Reliving The Bubble Of The Late 1990sThe S&P Closed At A Record 2,039 On Friday — Here’s What Wall Street Predicted In JanuaryCiti’s Tobias Levkovich and his equity strategy were recently in Asia for client […]

Ethan Harris On Correlations And Fed Balance Sheet – Business …

Bank of America Merrill LynchSee AlsoEurope’s Contribution To Global Profits Has Gone Off A CliffUBS On Stocks: ‘Roll Tide, Roll…’BofA: When The Stock Market Peaks, Gold Will Be The ‘Tell’Is the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing stimulus program responsible for stock market gains?There are two schools of thought on this: Yes, and No.The Yes camp maintains that the easy money being […]

There's A Big Distortion Occurring In The European Stock Market

Earnings are arguably the most important driver of stock prices. So its a bit jarring to see stock prices and earnings diverge in the European equity markets.There’s a lot going on in Europe.The European economy is flagging. In the second quarter, GDP growth in the Eurozone was an anemic 0.1%, while inflation remains at a tepid 0.4% pace.This has created […]

Carl Futia: stock market update

Here are five charts which offer some insight into the market’s likely direction over the next few weeks.The top three are daily bar charts of my three favorite trend indicators. The short and medium term market trend direction is usually indicated by the position of these averages relative to their 50 day moving averages (green lines). When two of the […]

Stock Market 1899-2013 – Business Insider

Credit SuisseThe makeup of the global economy has evolved dramatically in the past century.
The stock market has changed too.From Credit Suisse’s 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-2013. Markets that are not included in the Yearbook dataset are […]

10 rules of technical trading – Futures

There are two major types of analysis normally used to forecast the performance of commodity futures: fundamental and technical. Fundamental analysis examines the supply and demand factors that influence price, while technical analysis is the study of price and price behavior. The world of technical analysis is complex, but with a working knowledge can be applied to virtually any market. […]

January shouldn't chill stock market gains –

“I think it’s possible we have a ‘January effect’ in here. There’s a lot of money that’s still coming in on the sidelines,” said John Stoltzfus, chief market strategist at Oppenheimer Asset Management. “The process of what we describe as a migration back into equities from a gross overweight in fixed income that developed over the last six […]

Stock Trading: The Deadly Enemies – Greed, Fear and Hope

Jesse Livermore described the emotions of hope, greed and fear at various times as:* The speculator’s chief enemies* His natural foes* The speculator’s deadly enemiesLivermore’s views on hope and fear lie at the heart of successful trading. He describes how traders fail when they allow hope of recovery to prevent them cutting their losses and fear of losing a small […]