For the markets to mount any positive return going forward, it can be argued that nearly everything must go right from now on. With valuations elevated on an historic basis, optimal outcomes must be achieved.
We have held the same view for quite some time now. ……………. Continue reading
Well, that’s exciting. More and more European discount airlines are coming to the US market. Great for consumers and bad for investors? Let’s find out…….
Norwegian: $65 one-way fares from Northeast to Europe now on sale Continue reading
Great documentary on Warren Buffett and value investing. Definitely worth the time.
Vive La France??? Continue reading
How do you know it is time to get out?
Well, in 1929 shoe shine boys were telling you what stocks to buy. In 2000 it was the sock puppet singing about irrelevant revenue/profitability and in 2007 it was Sussan. God bless her heart Sussan, telling John about a special listing. I am sorry, but this never gets old.
Well, 2017 just might be the year of Jay Z………….. Continue reading
Human beings are simple animals. They tend to take an existing environment and project it well into the future.
Just a year ago California was in a midst of a 5-6 year severe drought. Many global warming proponents at the time were screaming their heads off and forecasting that California will turn into a potato chip. Probably before a massive San Andrea’s quake sends it sliding into the Pacific…… Continue reading
Consensus Inc. Bullish Sentiment: 75% NYSE Put/Call Ratio: 0.80x CBOE’s equity volatility index (VIX): 11.5x — The S&P’s 65-dat rolling volatility is at a record low (this typically occurs ahead of a corrective phase) Market Vane Bullish Sentiment: 68% Forward … Continue reading
Human mind fails to even begin to comprehend how vast our universe is. And we are only talking about our “physical” reality. Throw in multiple dimensions and our world truly takes an infinite shape.
To suggest that only Earth can sustain life is not only idiotic, it is downright crazy. At the end of the day our Universe is home to millions, if not billions, of Earth-like planets.
Nevertheless, I find this fascinating.
Seven Earth-Like Planets Orbit One Nearby Star……….. Continue reading
Let’s take a look at the most likely recent count on the S&P. Continue reading
Matt executed a trade in Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMB) on 2/22/2017 at $113.30 Find out what that trade was Continue reading
What can possibly go wrong…..right?
Well, according to the bulls, not much. So much so that according to some this rocket ship is just taking off. Mind you, at Shiller’s Adjusted S&P P/E Ratio of 29.4. Now on par with 1929 top.
Consider the following………….. Continue reading
Warren Buffett & Bill Gates At Columbia University – January 2017.Discussing the hopes of our Future and Answering Q&A’s from the Students at Columbia University.Warren Buffett and Bill Gates discuss about Dreams,Vaccines and Immigration.Warren Buffett And Bill Gates In a Conversation with Charlie Rose. Definitely worth an hour or so of your time.
By the time John D. Rockefeller died in 1937, his assets equaled 1.5% of America’s total economic output. To control an equivalent share today would require a net worth of about $340 billion dollars, more than four times that of Bill Gates, currently the world’s richest man.
Well, according to some people Bill Gates is not the richest man on this rock. Vladimir Putin is. …………. Continue reading
……….The walk of shame…… Continue reading
The newly minted U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley delivered such a powerful speech that it is likely to go down in history book. If nothing else, it is about time someone straightens this ship of outright corruption or sinks it to the bottom of the ocean. Personally, I prefer the latter.
Market timers are struggling. And that means a market top could be imminent. Continue reading
“This is the top of the market,” he continued. “This is the frenzy.”…………….. Continue reading
Last week’s CTO Reports suggest that commercials (smart money) are shifting their positioning to net short. For instance, the Dow is 4X, the S&P is at 2X, Russell 2000 is at 4X and the Nasdaq is at 2.5X short. That is a significant short position against the market. Continue reading
Matt executed a trade in Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ) on 2/21/2017 at $40.10 Find out what that trade was Continue reading