Low Probability Market Will Crash

In the following article Chris Ciovacco looks at a variety of indicators to determine the probability that the market will take a dive in the near future. He'll look at New Highs vs. New Lows, and compare market vulnerability of the 2011 market … [Read more...]

Why Investors Cling to Hope Amid Stock Market Turmoil

History shows that many investors will hold stocks all the way down By Elliott Wave International I was watching financial television as the Dow Industrials fell 400-plus points on Sept. 1. Two market professionals were interviewed: Both said … [Read more...]

Reasons To Remain Open To Bullish Outcomes For Stocks

When investor sentiment reaches extreme levels, it can be a contrary indicator for the stock market. For example, the highest bullish reading in the history of the American Association Of Individual Investors (AAII) Sentiment Survey was 75% bulls … [Read more...]

Could The Fed Trigger A Deflationary Slide In Stocks?

Most economists and stock market participants believe that FED policy can exhibit a tremendous amount of power over the movement of the markets and market participants perception of the future of that policy can affect the market in the short run. … [Read more...]

QE Ending Or Just Getting Started?

ECB To Step Up As Fed Steps Back? While the Federal Reserve has laid out specific plans to end their quantitative easing (QE) program, a new season of QE may be getting ready to kick-off across the pond. From Reuters: The euro fell broadly on … [Read more...]

Investors: Do You Know How We Got Here…

And Where We are Going? Policy Makers- Blowing Bubbles Again Many hard-working Americans are scratching their collective heads about the following questions: Why have stocks performed in a manner that seems to be out of step with the relatively … [Read more...]

Trends: Tech Companies

Tech companies are the wave of the global economic future. They will never totally replace the "traditional" sectors of the economy like manufacturing, energy, and agriculture, but there certainly seems to be increased integration between tech and … [Read more...]

No 2008 Stock Plunge In the Cards

Lately we have been hearing rumblings in the media that the market is getting "too frothy" and looking like a "bubble" and the media is wondering if we are nearing 2008 proportions. Usually as long as we hear talk like that the market is safe because … [Read more...]

Investing Defensively

Over the last few years since the 2008 crash many people have been playing "defense" with their investments out of fear that another crash is around the corner. The problem is that the market has rebounded regaining much of its losses and the common … [Read more...]

When Investing Leave Your Herd Mentality at the Door

Just like buffalo people often feel safer in herds.  In most situations this is not a problem, but in some instances (like investing) herds of people act more like lemmings than buffalo, which can land you in serious financial difficulty.  Here’s … [Read more...]