Category Archives: Equities

Initial Conditions, Conditional Probabilities & The September S&P

Beast Mode In September? Can’t tell you how many recommendations we read at the end of August about how the S&P500 would continue its Beast Mode rally into September.   After all that it was it does during midterm election years, … Continue reading

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QOTD: The Facebook Facial

Facebook (Sheryl Sandberg) and Twitter (Jack Dorsey) on Capitol Hill today taking pipe from the pols.   Large cap tech getting spanked with both stocks down meaningful. I am all in for either they [Facebook] step up and take responsibility for … Continue reading

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How Fibonacci Ratios Govern the Stock Market

The Fibonacci sequence provides the mathematical basis of the Wave Principle. The stock market’s price pattern builds fractally into similar patterns of increasing size. Familiarity with these patterns can prove highly useful to investors.  –  Elliott Wave International  

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Google: At Least We Had The Zip Code Right

Stunning, though not surprising, to hear the POTUS hammer Google today, ….results on “Trump News” are from National Left-Wing Media, very dangerous. Google & others are suppressing voices of Conservatives and hiding information and news that is good. They are … Continue reading

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Contrarian Crush & Why LT Rates Are Going Much Higher

This Bloomberg  piece was published before Facebook blew up but still you get the drift.  Betting against the crowd has been a disaster recently.   It always is until it isn’t. In the past year, a contrarian portfolio that invests in … Continue reading

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The Streak

In case you missed Charlie B.’s excellent table from yesterday, which illustrates the S&P500 has not closed below its 200-day moving average in 526 days, here you go. Stunning, especially given Joltin’ Joe’s hitting streak lasted 526 consecutive games.  Coincidence?   You … Continue reading

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The Future Of Facebook And The Social Challenge Of Technology

Wow! Haven’t seen a swan dive like that in a major large-cap stock since the GFC.    Facebook’s crash took the stock down as much as 25 percent to a low price of $164.30 just a little before 6 pm … Continue reading

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Netflix Swan Dives After 1 Million Membership Miss

July 16, 2018 Fellow shareholders, We had a strong but not stellar Q2, ending with 130 million memberships. Membership growth was 5.2m, the same as Q2 last year, but lower than our 6.2m forecast.   –  Netflix Investor Relations Down 14 percent … Continue reading

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It’s déjà vu all over again

But with real earnings. Classic momentum thrust feedback loop:  “Gotta buy ’em cuz they’re going higher.”  Otherwise, no year-end bone and career risk Hat Tip: @carlquintanilla

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S&P500 Breaks Support To Close Below Key Level

Big reversal in U.S. stocks today. The S&P broke key support trading through the 50 and 100-day moving average and the .50 Fibonacci retracement level to close slightly below 2700.  Next stop is the 200-day moving average at 2689.19 and … Continue reading

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