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Many individuals sit back and look wistfully at the 1st stage of the Gold Bull Market they missed. It is interesting that people focus on what they lost but not what they might miss. Since Gold topped out in 2011, many sectors took off; one could have deployed a portion of one's funds in any of these sectors and walked away with healthy gains.
The market has resisted all attempts to correct. We know why it is not crashing; this has to do with mass psychology, but what's preventing it from letting out a significant dose of steam. The table below might hold the answer.
The Fed is stuck in between a hard place and a grenade, given this option, they will choose the hard place as unless one is looking for a one-way to ticket to nowhere one will not pick the grenade. The Fed has nowhere to go; there is only one option available inflate the money supply or die to try to.
The market has resisted all attempts to correct. We know why it is not crashing; this has to do with mass psychology, but what's preventing it from letting out a significant dose of steam. The table below might hold the answer.
Conclusion Our custom "Anxiety Index" has consistently oscillated for months on end in the extreme zones which range from
Suggested Game Plan The corporate world is also providing several signals that all is not well on the economic frontier. More
There has been really bad news on the Chinese economy almost daily as its industrial profits fall to the lowest level since 2011, when the US stock market had its last 10 percent "correction."
There are probably plenty of reasons to start preparing for trouble. Far be it for me to tell you to not be a doomsday prepper. Between the Federal Reserve, China and bonds, what's a poor investor to do?
If you are like most investors, you prefer to talk about good performance years and avoid discussions about bad years. Well, you have had a lot to talk about the past few years, but there are some serious storm clouds on the horizon.
I've been in the business for almost 17 years now and I can't remember a time when virtually all assets classes went up together. Needless to say these are highly unusual times.
On May 6, 2010, the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its fastest nosedive ever. What happened? What's clear is that high-frequency trader accelerated the free fall by withdrawing from the market en masse. Four years after they caused the "Flash Crash," those speed demons still rule our financial markets.
We can just make stuff up with aplomb. One day we say the market rises as "investors cheer" good employment numbers; the very next day we attribute the decline to "structural problems" and look forward to a long decline! Were those structural problems not present yesterday when investors were cheering?
With income and capital gains taxes on the rise, and interest rates as low as they are, it is more important than ever to achieve sufficient after-tax cash flow and keep the tax man at bay.
Last December, a chart began circulating among Wall Street trading desks that drew parallels between 1929 and today. This chart is obviously frightening as the market fell over 40 percent in one month back in 1929. So should you sell everything?
I thought it would be valuable to take a lesson on fear from legendary investor Warren Buffett. After an epic run in 2013, stocks have taken a breather to start the new year. If you read the recent headlines, you'd probably be scared stiff.
At last, I think he finally agreed. Selling out to save a few percentage points was not advisable. I do get his point though
Narendra Modi. Is he India's Ronald Reagan, who will light a fire under one of the most underperforming economies in the world? That's a critical question financial analysts and corporate executives around the world are now asking.
The next few weeks are critical in determining whether or not the economy is on a self-sustaining path.
There will be frightening drops and stomach-churning volatility. But as long as there is fuel for the market, the fire will continue. And, of course, money is fuel for the stock market.