The Week That Was – Stats, Charts and Review

November 14, 2011

The volatility does not want to go away. With every sneeze, cough and headline out of Europe, the market zigs and zags. But looking back on the results, Wednesday’s sharp decline was just about erased by the close on Friday.

Several pundits are predicting that there will be more of the same as there is no real solution for the EuroZone’s credit problems that have been implemented. Others have been telling us that every dip is a buying opportunity since performance chasing is needed for hedge funds and mutual fund managers to catch up for missing the rally in Read more

Lame News – Assuring You Buy At The Top, Sell At The Low

June 2, 2011

Yesterday was a nasty day for equity markets…on a global scale. Now we are starting to see a good amount of commentary that expects economic reports to remain weak, and possibly get worse. So much for being ahead of the curve guys!

Doesn’t it seem as though that once the press (especially the main-street kind) gets a hold of the story, it is way past the point of being timely. I mean, the promise of the internet was supposed to provide timely access to information. Obviously, no one ever explained that to the journalists. Or maybe the truth is that we should not expect anything different as the Read more