This Is Not Your Father’s Stock Market Rally

As strong as this Bull Market has been, there are some interesting differences between what we are seeing now and what happened during the Dot Com Bubble of the late 1990’s. The key difference is that the market fundamentals were actually better back then, much better! I remember many commentators during the Dot Com Rally…

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Real News!

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high for the 11th straight session last Friday. That is the longest streak since 1987 and that is Real News. Of course, I’m poking a bit of fun at the current dialog about Real vs. Fake news, but this is real! The US Indexes are continuing…

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140 characters away from . . . what?

The major indexes put in new highs last week, again. That is the current reality, the market is going up. But will it continue? Or will there be some catalyzing news or event that will bring it down? In the current reality, we may be only 140 characters away from finding out. I’m talking, of…

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Market is “melting up”

  You’ve heard of a Market “melt down,” but probably not a “melt up.” What a great turn of phrase that is. I wish I was able to come up with clever phrases like that, but I cannot claim that one. That is a headline from an article in Barron’s by Kopin Tan, you can…

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Easier to pick a Super Bowl winner than market direction

  On Sunday, 2/5/17, the Atlanta Falcons will face the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 51. I think it will be easier to pick who is going to win the big game, than to pick the direction that the market will go in the short term. The difference is; we will know the winner…

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