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  • Opinion: The economic data will doom the Trump stock-market rally

    12/20/2016 3:02:00 AM PST · by expat_panama · 33 replies
    Market Watch ^ | Dec 19, 2016 12:06 p.m. ET | Tim Mullaney
    Economic growth has slowed since the election. What will happen to housing under President Trump? Funny thing about the rally in U.S. stocks since the Nov. 8 election that has the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.20% approaching 20,000: The underpinning of optimism about a pickup in the U.S. economy it has been based on is slipping away. Heh, heh, heh. Faster than Republicans learn to love Russian espionage when their party’s presidential nominee is the intended beneficiary, fourth-quarter economic data are heading south. The Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank’s influential GDPNow forecasting tool, which predicted 3.1% annualized fourth-quarter growth on...
  • Wall Street’s chart gurus say we’re at the dawn of a new bull market

    12/19/2016 3:11:10 AM PST · by expat_panama · 7 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | December 16, 2016 | Myles Udland
    If you’re looking for reasons to be bullish on stocks, check out the technicals. In a note to clients out Thursday, Stephen Suttmeier, a technical research analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, outlined the case for why stocks look set to begin a “1950s-style” secular bull market. And for those of you who don’t remember the 1950s bull market, it was a big one. View photos “Given the post-Brexit capitulation on ‘rates lower for longer’ and the seismic shift to ‘a rising rate environment,’ the current secular bulltrend best fits the 1950-1966 secular bull market,” Suttmeier writes. “The 1950s...
  • Gartman Does it Again: Stocks Set To Surge As Newsletter Bulls Hit 6 Year Low

    09/02/2015 7:05:25 AM PDT · by blam · 2 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 9-2-2015 | Tyler Durden
    Tyler Durden 09/02/2015 If there is one thing more or less guaranteed to create a bullish scenario for stocks, it is the sudden flip-flop of world-renowned newsletter writer Dennis Gartman once again to a short-of-stocks position. Worse still, his fellow newsletter writers, according to AAII, have not been this 'unbullish' since the trough in March 2009. Of course, what many are missing this morning isd 120 points of The Dow's gains are due to the panic-intervention by The BoJ at last night's Japan open...Gartman: "Full-fledged bear market"... Long of tanker stocks, derivatives-hedged to a short overall equity position...(snip)
  • Me and My Old 'Gray Lady' Agree!!!!

    05/04/2013 4:12:07 PM PDT · by Noremac · 5 replies
    Blasted Fools.com ^ | May 3, 2013 | Richard Cameron
    Another month and more foolishness in response to the bogus May jobs report. More complete falsehoods – let's call them lies, from the Obama Administration, being swallowed happily by the mainstream media and the cattle herd on Wall Street. It's human nature to want to run with the crowd even if you are not sure where they're all running to.  In the case of institutional investors - their 'Riverboat Gambler' instincts are taking over their rational minds.  Some of them are going to get caught with their tails in a crack, because this bubble in securities is just that.  And...
  • Dow’s winning streak ends; dollar falls

    03/15/2013 2:13:20 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:52pm EDT | Richard Leong
    Wall Street stocks fell on Friday as a drop in JPMorgan Chase led to the end of Dow Jones industrial average’s 10-day rally, while the dollar retreated from a seven-month high despite more signs the U.S. economy is strengthening. With the pullback in U.S. stock prices, the broader Standard & Poor’s 500 index .SPX failed to make another run to break its all-time closing high, while European shares retreated from 4½-year highs. Investors shifted some money into safe-haven gold and U.S. and German government debt ahead of the weekend. … The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI ended down 25.03 points,...
  • Mercenary Geologist Mickey Fulp--January's Bull Stampedes into February

    02/18/2012 7:16:52 AM PST · by appeal2 · 12 replies
    The Financial Survival Network ^ | 02-17-2012 | Kerry Lutz
    We sat down with Mickey Fulp and while there’s not a lot to be happy about, many markets have been going up since the first of the year. And as the old Wall Street Maxim says, So goes January, So goes the Year. And you have to take your profits while you can get them. But of course you always need to have a core holding of gold and silver. The rest is extra money that you’ve hopefully been able to grow during the course of a very tough couple of years. There’s absolutely no indication that anything has fundamentally...
  • Are We Really Seeing The Death Of The Gold Bull Market?

    12/14/2011 8:25:11 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 12/14/2011 | Doug Short
    Commodity expert Dennis Gartman certainly struck a nerve in the financial community as word hit the street of his call on gold in the latest Gartman Letter (subscription required). Here is the gist, as reported by Bloomberg:"Since the early autumn here in the Northern Hemisphere gold has failed to make a new high. Each high has been progressively lower than the previous high, and now we've confirmation that the new interim low is lower than the previous low. We have the beginnings of a real bear market, and the death of a bull."For a bit of historical context, here is...
  • JIM ROGERS ON COMMODITIES: The Bull Market Will Go Up, Consolidate, then Go Up, For Years

    05/08/2011 2:24:13 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 05/07/2011 | Gus Lubin
    Jim Rogers didn't buy or sell anything during last week's commodity sell-off. He says he isn't good at market timing. What he does believe is that we're in the middle of a commodity bull market where everything will go up for years. Rogers tells the Economic Times: "5% correction in gold is meaningless. These things correct 10-15-20-30% every year. Nothing unusual about that. That is the way the markets work. I do not see anything unusual. I expect there would be more correction during the course of the bull market. I hope that the bull market goes up, consolidates, goes...
  • Stimulated S&P Recaptures ’08 Levels (Bulls flood Wall Street on $600 billion QE2 stimulus plan)

    11/04/2010 2:02:12 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Fox Business News ^ | 11/04/2010
    Inspired by the Fed’s $600 billion QE2 stimulus plan, the bulls flooded Wall Street with buy orders on Thursday as the S&P 500 joined its peers by soaring nearly 2% and clinching two-year highs. Today’s Markets The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 219.71 points, or 1.96%, to 11434.84, the Standard & Poor's 500 gained 23.10 points, 1.93%, to 1221.06, the Nasdaq Composite soared 37.07 points, or 1.46%, to 2577.34. The FOX 50 added 14.22 points, or 1.65%, to 875.75. Beginning overseas and in the currency and commodities markets, Thursday's buying binge came just a day after the Federal Reserve fired...
  • Dow 14,000 in 2011? Battered bulls feel vindicated (history show current pessimism is misplaced)

    08/02/2010 1:28:58 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies · 4+ views
    Marketwatch ^ | 08/02/2010 | Peter Brimelow
    A jagged July ends positive, and two battered bulls feel vindicated. First, a proprietary word: The Hulbert Stock Newsletter Sentiment Index (HSNSI) -- which the reflects the average equity exposure among a subset of the short-term market timing newsletters tracked by the Hulbert Financial Digest -- stood on Friday night at 35%, down from 47.5% on Thursday. Earlier this month, Mark Hulbert argued that the HSNSI's relative slow response to the market rebound off its July 2 low was bullish from a contrary point of view. Stocks are indeed slightly higher now, but so is the HSNSI. Mark Hulbert regards...
  • Gold Bears Are Wrong, Smart Money Isn't Selling

    07/28/2010 7:01:18 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies · 1+ views
    Minyanville ^ | 07/27/2010 | Toby Connor
    Last week I was told that we were going to see more gold weakness in the days ahead because big money had to sell their positions. Folks, smart big-money traders don’t sell into weakness. These kinds of investors don’t think like the typical retail investor who's forever trying to avoid drawdowns. Big-money investors take positions based on fundamentals and then continually buy dips until the fundamentals reverse. The fundamentals haven’t reversed for gold so I’m confident in saying that smart money isn’t selling its gold, it's using this dip to accumulate. With that being said, there are times when big...
  • The Dow's up but trades are scarce, worrying bulls

    04/11/2010 11:25:09 AM PDT · by OCCASparky · 30 replies · 1,252+ views
    My Way News ^ | 9 April 2010 | BERNARD CONDON
    Think Dow 11,000 is a big deal? Think again. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly hit the milestone Friday for the first time in 18 months before closing at 10,997. But Wall Street analysts who study key stock index levels say all the attention paid to 11,000 is more like a big distraction. They worry that investors are ignoring another number at their peril: The surprisingly low volume of trading. As stocks have risen over the past year, the volume reflects the vulnerability of a rally riding on the shoulders of relatively few participants. And that's given pause even to...
  • Rumors Of Greek Bailout Produce Monster Victory For The Bulls

    02/09/2010 2:28:31 PM PST · by blam · 12 replies · 488+ views
    The Business Insider ^ | 2-9-2010 | Vince Veneziani
    Rumors Of Greek Bailout Produce Monster Victory For The Bulls Vince Veneziani Feb. 9, 2010, 4:03 PM All it took was a rumor about Greece to bail this market out. The Dow closed up 136 points to end at 10,045. The NASDAQ closed at 2147, up 22 points, and the S&P 500 gained 12 points to close at 1068. Energy led the rally today, followed closely by the insurance and consumer goods industry. Oil rallied $2 to close at $73.87 a barrel. Gold rose to $1077.70, up $11.50 an ounce. Silver gained $0.38 to finish at $15.46.
  • Conditons point to another lost decade

    10/18/2009 4:13:23 AM PDT · by Scanian · 12 replies · 867+ views
    NY Post ^ | October 18, 2009 | RICHARD WILNER
    US workers, their retirement funds already clobbered by a decade-long flat-lining of the major stock market indexes, are facing the growing odds of another Lost Decade -- which would further tarnish their dreams of prosperous retirement. A number of financial pros are predicting just such a nightmare -- that the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 Index, into which many workers have invested their 401(k) cash, will march sideways for as many as another 10 years. "The country will grow at a slower rate over the next 10 years as Americans begin the long process of de-leveraging," said...
  • A Bull Market In A Weak Economy Doesn't Last (Be very wary about this stock market rise)

    10/17/2009 9:08:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies · 806+ views
    Forbes ^ | 10/17/2009 | Robert Lenzner
    The contrasts are too stark to ignore. Stocks are supercharging ahead, while home prices are stalled and likely to dip further. Emerging markets are eating the developed world's lunch. Asset prices in general are rising far above the economic reality that would rationally support them. Main Street Americans are struggling to pay their bills, while Wall Street executives are getting record bonuses. Two Americas; trust me it's more than just a campaign slogan. It's the cold hard reality. The dichotomy continues. Stocks, gold and oil all continue their amazing climb as the dollar descends to new lows. A smart move...
  • Yes, Virginia, There Is A Bull Market (hang on for 1,000 on the S&P 500)

    05/21/2009 2:14:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies · 765+ views
    Forbes ^ | 5/21/2009 | Martin T. Sosnoff
    Call me ratsy: a survivor with resilience, adaptability and durability. Like Sky Masterson and Nathan Detroit from Guys and Dolls, I crave action. The Big Board is my basement hangout, and I'm ready to bet on anything--well almost anything. Every day is an adventure. I can't wait for the animals to pop out of their cages at 9:30 a.m. Who knows what 10 o'clock macro statistic roils the market? Last week it was flattish retail sales and sticky unemployment stats, but I'm not too concerned. There's loneliness on the sales floor at big boxes like Lowe's ( LOW - news...
  • Inflation, Dow 13K and the Second Great Depression

    04/26/2007 10:17:30 PM PDT · by hubbubhubbub · 28 replies · 585+ views
    BullNotBull ^ | April 26, 2007 | Michael Nystrom
    When I was about 9 years old, my father took my elder sister and I to see a performance by a famous magician called Blackstone. What I remember most about the show is when Blackstone, with a flourish of his cape, made an elephant appear onstage out of thin air. It was an astonishing feat, and the crowd - including me - went wild with applause. I had no idea how he did it. After the show however, as we were exiting the theater, my elder sister said, “I didn’t see what was so great about that elephant. It just...
  • Booming For Bush

    04/10/2007 5:34:29 AM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 21 replies · 918+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | 10 April 2007 | Staff
    Economy: A White House spokesman says in many respects the current expansion is healthier than the one under President Clinton. Of course, he's immediately ridiculed. But that doesn't make his claim less true. Given the media's failure to cover the ongoing Bush boom, it's no surprise that some would treat such an idea with disdain and outright disbelief. President Bush's economy better than Clinton's? Preposterous!
  • China's 53 mutual funds report profits of $6.5 bln in '06

    03/27/2007 8:59:52 PM PDT · by jdm · 9 replies · 320+ views
    China View ^ | March 27, 2007
    BEIJING, March 27 (Xinhua) -- Fifty-three mutual funds in China reported operating profits of 49.96 billion yuan (6.46 billion U.S. dollars) in 2006, thanks to the country's bull markets. Their net incomes totaled 22.28 billion yuan, while paper profits reached 27.69 billion yuan, according to the annual reports of 53 mutual funds that launched by ten fund management firms. The record operating profits were seven times greater than the seven billion yuan earned in 2005 by all 206 mutual funds under 46 fund management companies in China. The country experienced a fund investment frenzy last year as investors transferred their...
  • Reckless spending: will it all go pop? (Is The Bull Market Coming To An End?)

    02/24/2007 6:08:01 AM PST · by shrinkermd · 16 replies · 598+ views
    Telegraph UK ^ | 20 February 2007 | Edmund Conway, Economics Editor
    Levels of greed and hunger for risk in world markets have soared off the scale, according to stark research which warns of an impending slump. The alert tempered news that the FTSE 100 index of leading UK shares has hit a new six-year high, while the FTSE 250 has soared to a fresh peak. Dresdner Kleinwort said its fear and greed index - a measure of the global market's appetite for risk - had just hit an all-time high.... The research is the latest evidence that markets may have become over-complacent about the possibility that their assets are overvalued or...