Bad news: Even after panic, stocks aren’t cheap

Bad news: Even after panic, stocks aren’t cheapMonday, August 24th, 2015 | Posted by Michael JonesThe most famous minder of valuations, Robert Shiller, said Friday morning on CNBC that “valuations are high, quite high by historical standards. It’s only been a few other episodes in U.S. history when they’ve been this high.”Shiller’s reference point for valuations is not the forward […]

News U Wish to read – 23rd August 2015

Sunday, 23rd August 2015Note: News U Wish to Read is a compilation of articles published in the press, in the UAE, India and world around. Its purpose is to keep us informed of important news items which we all wish not to miss. Enjoy reading the below news items and links. More sections will come as it takes shape and […]

Stock Market SPX Triggers Sell Signal :: The Market Oracle …

Stock Market SPX Triggers Sell SignalStock-Markets / Stock Markets 2015Aug 03, 2015 – 05:43 PM GMTBy: Anthony_CherniawskiSPX has now crossed below both the 50-day Moving Average and the 2-hour mid-Cycle support at 2097.72. SPX is back on an aggressive sell that becomes a confirmed sell below the 200-day Moving Average at 2069.43.TYX/TNX both appear to have finished their declines for […]

Finding small and unloved alternatives in hot sectors

Health care and consumer staples continue to be among the best-performing sectors on North American equity markets, with both established names and emerging companies getting love from investors. But all that attention creates high valuations, raising concerns about the potential upside for future returns and what might happen if sentiment takes a turn for the worse.There are still plenty of […]

Frontrunning: July 28

Fed Officials May Offer More Clarity on Rates (WSJ)
Stocks rebound, shrugging off volatile and weak China (Reuters)
Three-Day Selloff Knocks 11% From China Shares (WSJ)
China shares fall again as Beijing scrambles to calm markets (Reuters)
VAT hikes to make Greek destination less popular (Kathimerini)
Varoufakis – Something is rotten with the eurozone’s hideous restrictions on sovereignty (FT)
EU denies Varoufakis ‘tax control’ claims (FT)
Allergan […]

Stock Market Investors Lose 1.032trn Due To Buhari's Slowness …

Nearly two months after President Muhammadu Buhari took over the administration of Nigeria, investors in the nation’s stock market have lost over N1.032 trillion. Stakeholders have attributed the development to slow pace of governance, lack of policy direction, high political risk, feud in the federal legislature, no ministerial appointment, amongst others.The recent drop in the Nigerian stock market indicators also […]

Chovanec: China Destroyed Its Stock Market | naked capitalism

Yves here. We’ve stressed that, generally speaking, stock market crashes aren’t anywhere near as serious as bank runs or credit market seizures because stock market bubbles are generally the product of a serious excess of animal spirits, as opposed to leveraged speculation. That in turn is the result of most modern stock exchanges drawing on the US stock market as […]

Chinese stock markets plunge over fears share prices are …

An electronic display in Shanghai’s business district shows the performance of China’a two main stock market indices. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters
Chinese stock markets plunged on Friday as investors rushed to sell over fears that frenzied buying in recent months had sent share prices to unsustainable levels.The Shanghai composite index, which reached a post-crash record of 5,166 earlier this month, has since […]

Five Biotech Stocks for the Next Six Months

By Ben LevisohnSunTrust Robinson Humphrey’s Edward Nash and team offer five biotech stocks for the next six months:
Cempra (CEMP) ($50 PT), our top pick based on near-term clinical and commercial success potential. We recently met with management and it was reiterated that the second Phase III study of solithromycin in CABP (SOLITAIRE-IV) remains on track to report top-line data by […]

China stock market bubble debate turns to when, not if, stocks will …

It’s no longer a question of whether China’s stock-market rally is a bubble, but when the bubble will burst.Want in on China’s A-shares? The devil is in the detailsInvestors, even at the best of times, have a habit of chasing after bright shiny objects and latching on like a fish to a lure. But in a sideways market, where everyone […]