Category Archives: Market falls

For Investors, right now, it’s a hurting world out there.

This is not a pretty chart. It’s from Bespoke Investment Management, and it’s worth a look (“OS” and “OB” mean “over sold” and “over bought”, “N” means “neutral,” and horizontal lines show recent direction of recent moves. Green dots are … Continue reading

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Wow! What a Ride!

First, a few facts: Yesterday’s trading was volatile: After an initial climb, the Dow fell more than 900 points before recovering in the final 15 minutes—with no obvious catalyst—to finish down 1% for the day. The S&P 500 has fallen … Continue reading

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Sheer Panic

I wrote a post early in the month.  It was just after the selling that continues had begun. What I confess I thought would be a 5% consolidation of recent gains is approaching 10% and is, many hours when markets … Continue reading

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Well, Well, Well, What Do We Have Here?

Investment markets had a bad day today.  They did come back a bit into the close, but still it was ugly. Why?  And should we be worried? First, some thoughts on why. As you regular readers of my irregular blog … Continue reading

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Now Here’s Some Serious, Monday Morning Research

Check this chart out. I love it, especially look at the line at its bottom, disclaiming its seriousness.  But cable and online news sources feed investors this kind of coincidental factoid without such honest disclaimers. The news outlets know this … Continue reading

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