Feb 9, 2012
Buyers continue to appear and buy the small dips in the market.
Dec 28, 2011
Last Friday, the S P 500 finally took out resistance at 1,260 and closed above its 200 day moving average.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average broke out from a reverse head-and-shoulders pattern and closed over resistance at 12,250.
The market looks more bullish, with a...
Nov 25, 2011
Markets fell hard on Wednesday to mark the sixth day of consecutive losses for the S P 500. The continued selloff experienced by the markets made the current pre-Thanksgiving week one of the worst performing in history.
The euro crisis and the political deadlock of the...
Nov 8, 2011
Argentina is a resource-rich country in South America that has been plagued by incompetent and populist politicians, who have stunted its economic growth and caused the country to sink into deep economic turmoil, wars and social strife.
During the last eight years or so,...
Jun 29, 2011
Quantitative easing has been a trendy term in financial blogs during the last three years. Quantitative easing, or QE, is a sophisticated way to refer to money printing by a central bank.
QE consists of creating money and purchasing government debt or other financial...
Jun 16, 2011
When I wrote my mid-March blog, markets had corrected about 5 percent from their highs and investors were running scared due to a plethora of bad news but especially because Japan had suffered a major natural disaster.
At that moment, markets had become short-term...
Mar 18, 2011
During the last three months or so, the equity markets have been under attack by a nonstop series of negative events that the fear mongers used to predict another global market crash.
In the media, I have constantly listened or read the words: panic, crash, sell-off, risk,...
Feb 15, 2011
During the last three months, we have seen emerging markets starting to underperform the S P 500.This has led to a lot of pundits bashing emerging markets and predicting big drops of 20 percent to 30 percent.
Others have interpreted this underperformance as a signal that...