When Staple sector (i.e. defensive) stocks started to reflect greater relative strength than Discretionary sector stocks back in 2000 and again in 2007, the S&P 500 began to fall dramatically in the ensuing months. That's happening again. Can a collapse of the S&P 500 be far behind?Read More »
There’s Evidence – Plenty of It – That the Bear Is No Longer Hibernating. Here’s Why
The health of a market is best assessed along three vectors: fundamentals, technicals (price action) and sentiment and this is what each is saying about the health of the markets these days.Read More »
A 20%+ Sell-off is Brewing In the Lofty U.S. Stock Markets – Here’s Why & What the Future Holds
For today's seriously overextended and overvalued US stock markets the best-case scenario is a full-blown correction approaching 20% emerging soon while the worst case is a new cyclical bear market that ultimately leads to catastrophic 50% losses.Read More »
Margin Debt: It Doesn’t Matter ’til It Matters! Is Now the Time to Be Worried About the S&P 500? (+2K Views)
It doesn't matter until it matters! IF margin debt should start decreasing swiftly, history would suggest something different is taking place in the mind of aggressive investors. Will a decline in margin debt from all-time highs matter this time?Read More »
A Rise In Silver Prices and a Fall In S&P 500 Index Seems Both Inevitable and Imminent – Here’s Why (+3K Views)
Silver has had three bad years while the S&P has had 5 good years. It is time for both markets to reverse. Here’s why.Read More »
Which Will It Be – 63 Years of Data Suggesting A Major Pullback Over the Next 6 Months OR the Power of This Market Rally?
Last year's "Sell in May" period was only the third time since the turn of the century that stocks have postedstockcrash-2 double-digit gains from May through October so, with stocks still near all-time highs as the calendar flips to May, do the law of averages suggest we're on the brink of a major pullback over the next six months?Read More »
2 Stock Market Indicators Are Saying “Be careful, don’t get caught up in the euphoria” (+2K Views)
In the midst of all the optimism we see towards key stock indices these days, there are two leading indicators that are flashing warning signals. They say, “Be careful, and don’t get caught up in the euphoria.”Read More »
Are Stock Market & U.S. Dollar About to Crash? Will Gold Be the Major Benefactor? (3K Views)
Something is clearly out of whack. Gold has failed to push higher against the backdrop of a lower U.S. dollar for the first time in over a decade and, with pressure on the dollar increasing, the failure of support could ignite a massive decline. Is gold preparing to launch this time?Read More »
Beginnings of Massive Stock Market Correction Developing: Don’t Delay, Prepare Today!
No stock can resist gravity forever. What goes up must eventually come down. This is especially true for stock prices that become grotesquely distorted. We have been - and still are - living in another dotcom bubble, and - like the last one - it is inevitable that it is going to burst.Read More »
Is This Just a Dip Within an Ongoing Uptrend OR Have the Bears Finally Awakened?
Is the current stock market correction simply just a dip within an ongoing uptrend OR have the “bears” finally awakened from their winter hibernation? [Below are my views on the subject plus those of several others to help you arrive at an informed conclusion].Read More »