Posts filed under “Markets”

How Robo Advisors Work

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Source: MarketWatch

Category: Markets

How Spoofing Works

Source: WSJ

Category: Markets, Regulation, Technology, Trading

Succinct Summations of Week’s Events 4.24.15

(Very) succinct summations for week ending April 24th: Positives: 1. The S&P 500 made a new all-time high. 2. Mortgage applications rose 5% w/o/w. 3. The NASDAQ Composite closed at its highest level in fifteen years. 4. Initial jobless claims came in at 295k, the seventh week below 300k. 5. Durable goods increased 4%, vs…Read More

Category: Markets

Nasdaq Bubble Stole From Future Returns

Yesterday, we discussed why the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index has gone sideways for the past few months. The prime suspects were rich valuations, earnings crimped by falling energy prices and higher returns to be had overseas. Today, I want to look at the Nasdaq Composite Index. It closed at 5,056.06 yesterday, surpassing its March 2000 dot-com…Read More

Category: Markets, Psychology, Sentiment, Valuation, Web/Tech

Is the Nasdaq in another bubble? (An Interactive Journey)

Click for crazy cool an interactive roller coaster. Source: WSJ

Category: Cycles, Digital Media, Markets, Valuation

New All Time Nasdaq Highs

Nasdaq Surge Lifts Internet Boosters of the Past Source: WSJ  

Category: Markets, Technology

What is Market Breadth Telling Us ?

During the past few years, I have referred to market breadth as one of the more important metrics of the stock market’s health. As we close in on new highs in the cumulative advance-decline line, it is time to revisit this internal indicator. As the chart below shows, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index has rallied from…Read More

Category: Markets, Technical Analysis

Nikkei Dow > 20,000

Great discussion from my pal Peter Boockvar of the Lindsey Group on Japan: The Nikkei closed above 20,000 for the first time since April 2000. Optimism for corporate profitability, higher ROE’s, better corporate governance and a greater focus on satisfying shareholders, along with QE and a weak yen continues to drive performance that will likely…Read More

Category: Markets, Trading

Study on Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealers

Category: Markets, Think Tank

Smaller Manhattan Apartments Keep Getting More Expensive

Source: Curbed

Category: Markets, Real Estate