Posts filed under “Contrary Indicators”

Traffic Spike?

Is there any contrary indicator component to (bearish) blog traffic? I wonder . . .

Note the trend over the past 30 days:


Sitemeter traffic to the Bigpicture as of 1/19/08 7:42am


I assume the huge increase in traffic this month is (partially) a function of the market turmoil. But geez, that’s a pretty big bump.


For the record, I do not consider myself a "bear" — Its just that I try to find the truth, search out the facts of the matter. As Rob Corddry once asked, "How does one report the facts in an unbiased way when the facts themselves are biased?"

For the past few years, the macro-economic circumstances have been moving towards the exact issues now causing problems . . . 

Category: Contrary Indicators, Markets, Psychology, Weblogs

Fox Business Channel Market Top ?

Category: Contrary Indicators, Financial Press

Market Sentiment

Category: Contrary Indicators, Markets, Psychology

Happy New Year

Category: Contrary Indicators

Market’s Back-to-Back Streak

Category: Contrary Indicators, Investing, Markets, Trading

Citibank Receives Emergency Cash Injection

Category: Contrary Indicators, Corporate Management, Credit, Derivatives, Earnings, Finance, Markets, Technical Analysis, Trading

Breaking the Business Week Cover Curse?

It’s A Low, Low, Low, Low-Rate World. No, really — it is. The yield on the 10 Year was under 4% this morning — briefly kissing 3.99%. You may be noticing about now that this lies in stark contrast to our prior discussion of Rates and the Magazine Cover Indicator (for more on the magazine…Read More

Category: Contrary Indicators, Federal Reserve, Financial Press, Fixed Income/Interest Rates

Headline of the Day II: $1 Trillion!

Category: Commodities, Contrary Indicators, Energy, Valuation

Headline of the Day

Category: Contrary Indicators, Currency, Psychology