Category Archives: market volatility

More August Face-Plants. This Time with an Inverted Yield Curve

Whew! This August is starting to smell a lot like last December, if you know what I mean. The market is trying to commit hari-kari. But some of us are wondering why. The latest reason for markets to reach for … Continue reading

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More Face-Plants

I opened the month with a comment on the market doing a face-plant. The market continues its face-plants. Long-term indicators are now even more positive while short-term indicators, highly volatile of late, remain slightly negative. The biggest positive I see … Continue reading

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August opens with a face plant

The market has started August on on a disappointing note. It fell over 3% this past week; it’s worst week since January. August tends to be a rough month, and following recent new highs in the stock market, the poor … Continue reading

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Feels a lot like watching snow melt

The market has been doing nothing.  Nothing for a year-and-a-half. I enclose a screenshot, below, I took this morning with equity futures down a little bit. If you carefully study the chart below, you will see the right-end of the … Continue reading

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Typically, a good time to be in the market

Welcome to March. While it may still be blustery outside my door in Indiana, it’s more typically a good time to be in the stock market, where a nice slug of our retirement funds ought to be.  Stocks tend to … Continue reading

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