Monthly Archives: February 2014

Faux Paradise Found

It’s the last day of February. The temperature is 79 degrees and a brilliant sun sails in a cloudless sky over this pristine Florida beachside village. The place is jammed. Minnesotans, Michiganders and (it seems) everyone living north of the Mason Dixon line has come to town to get a … Continue reading

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The Outlook

This Tuesday evening the analysts at DecisionPoint, my technical market studies provider, posted this comment: Our primary short-term focus is on the rising trend line drawn from this month’s low. It is very steep and not likely to be maintained much longer. Overhead … Continue reading

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The First Rally–Phony?

And the past and the future? Nothing but an only child with two different masks –Billy Collins Were I a hundred today, I could reach into my memory bag to recall that first violent rally in May, 1930. The crash the year before … Continue reading

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Relief Rally Underway

“We didn’t expect the U.S. would be this weak,” –Senior Strategist at Goldman Sachs The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 7.5% in the first 22 market days of the new year. Short term momentum oscillators got severely compressed, setting the stage for an … Continue reading

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Why Most Investors Will Lose Most of Their Money During This Bear Market

Jane texts Emily: r u gna wr a drs or pants tonite? John texts Bill: dude, u wring jens or kkis to th prty?  Jane likes to stand out, but she doesn’t want to stick out. John doesn’t give a damn what he … Continue reading

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