Posts filed under “Markets”

D.C. Meet Up: The Edgar at Mayflower Renaissance at 6:00 pm


We are having a few people over this evening to chat markets, economy and corrections. If anyone wants to come by this evening, we are at The Edgar at Mayflower Renaissance in D.C.


Come on by at 6pm and say hello!



Category: Markets

Stock Market Since 1900

click for ginormous chart Source: JP Morgan     One of my favorite charts to show people is the long-term market returns since 1900. I find it is incredibly telling in the information provided by a very simply line chart. Have a look at the chart nearby. It is from JP Morgan’s quarterly chart book…Read More

Category: Cycles, Markets, Technical Analysis

Buybacks: Money well spent?

Great charts from the FT’s weekend article, titled Buybacks: Money well spent?:



Source: FT
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Category: Corporate Management, Finance, Markets

Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller talks with WSJ’s Jason Zweig about market valuations and investors’ expectations. (see full article WSJ)  

Category: Markets

Succinct Summations of Week’s Events 10.10.14

Succinct Summations week ending October 10th Positives: 1. Despite the recent bout of volatility, the S&P 500 is just under 5% off its all-time highs. 2. The national price of gasoline fell to $3.24, the lowest since December 2013. 3. Initial jobless claims came down to 287k while the 4 week average is at the…Read More

Category: Markets

Yesterday’s Bear Column on BBRG Home Page

Hey, this is pretty cool: Yesterday morning’s column on the Signs of a Bull Market Turning Bear  made the home page of . . .   Click for bear column

Category: Markets, Media


Lows of the day:   click for ginormous version

Category: Markets

U.S.-listed ETP Flows

Source: Fidelity

Category: ETFs, Markets

Goldbugs Push Back

  “Never try to teach a pig to sing- it wastes your time and annoys the pig.” – Robert A. Heinlein, The Notebooks of Lazarus Long   Whenever I write about Gold, the pushback is always robust. Yesterday’s column How Low Can Gold Go? was no different. As a public service, I thought I would…Read More

Category: Markets

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 10.3.14

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events:   Positives: 1) US economy added 248k net new jobs in September; two prior months were revised up by a total of 69k. 2) Unemployment rate falls two tenths unexpectedly to 5.9%, the lowest since July ’08. Average weekly hours ticks up to 34.6, the most since May ’08. 3)…Read More

Category: Markets