Monthly Archives: January 2016

On the Unobvious Nature of Topping Markets

Just remember this, my girl, when you look up in the sky, You can see the stars and still not see the light —The Eagles “Lastly,” he said, “we believe the quality sector will inevitably catch up to the rest … Continue reading

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Bear Market in Remission

“I find the whole thing astonishing and what’s remarkable is the amount of anger, whether it’s Republican or Democratic.” –Self-satisfied Billionaire Hedge Fund CEO of Blackstone   The jackass quoted above is a classic DAVOS man: A soulless man, technocratic, … Continue reading

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Cliffhanger

Nearly all men die of their remedies, and  not of their illnesses. —Moliere Here we are, staring over the abyss. And for the day, the market held up at the critical level of Dow Jones 16,000, give or take a few. … Continue reading

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2016 in Markets: The Probabilities

Ohhh, this is gonna hurt! Batty Coda, in Ferngully This time a year ago, 17 economists, thought to be the financial industry’s most knowledgeable professionals, unanimously forecasted an up year in the markets. The result: All the secondary averages were down 10-15%, the … Continue reading

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