TraderFeed: New Highs and Lows in the Stock Market and What …

TraderFeed: New Highs and Lows in the Stock Market and What They Tell Us

New Highs and Lows in the Stock Market and What They Tell UsIf you’ve followed the blog for a while, you know that tracking the number of stocks across all exchanges making fresh one- and three-month new highs versus lows is one of my favorite measures of […]

Sex and booze sell on the stock market – Business Insider

Portia Crowe

Feb. 23, 2015, 4:57 PM
Credit SuisseSee AlsoThe German pizza arbitrage is over for the SwissBARRON’S: For Nasdaq 5,000, this time it’s differentGOLDMAN: Here are the 18 stocks that hedge funds love the mostSex sells. So do booze, guns, and tobacco.In its new Global Investment Returns Yearbook, Credit Suisse compared two mutual funds that launched around the same time in […]

US stock market diversity – Business Insider

Akin Oyedele

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 […]

Global stock market 1899 – 2014 – Business Insider

Akin Oyedele

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 […]

Why I'm Not Selling Stocks – Business Insider

Robert Shiller, Business InsiderYesterday, I mentioned again that I am increasingly concerned about the level of stock prices. Specifically, I said that, even if stock prices continue to go higher from here, which they might, I think that they’ll eventually crash back down below today’s levels — possibly far below. Even if stocks don’t eventually crash, but just move sideways, I […]