2015 Predictions (Part II)

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2015 Predictions (Part II) The Laws of Supply & Demand Courtesy of wikipedia The Laws of Supply & Demand are all powerful. It is a river that will continue to flow, there is no stopping it. When damns are built, they eventually break. When levees are constructed, they eventually are overrun. Rather than accepting and Read more…

2015 Predictions (Part I)

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What will 2015 hold for us? While there are certainly unknown risks, we all try to plan for the inevitable, or at least highly probable. I will endeavor to make my predictions over the next couple of days, hopefully they will prove useful. 2015 Predictions (PART I) Predictions, even with the best of data in Read more…

Happy Festivus?

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It’s a half-day and we should not expect too much volatility today. I will be taking time to draft my 2015 predictions and formulating some opportunities and risks in the coming year. In the meantime, enjoy this time with family and friends. Enjoy this fun article – The COST of the Twelve Days of Christmas Read more…

Brain Drain Risk

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18,000 here we come! The market has a renewed vigor after the uber-dovish Fed left the “considerable time” in the FOMC statement and backed it up in the press conference by stating they don’t see a rate hike for the next couple of meetings. It’s a Yellen Rally, sorry Santa – you blew it! Brain Read more…

Fed Rally

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The Fed as expected, well by me and the minority anyway, remained accommodative. They even left in the “considerable time” language about raising rates. The Santa Rally failed, but thanks to Yellen (perhaps we should call her Mrs. Claus), she got his sleigh back in the air. FED RALLY We rocketed yesterday as the FOMC Read more…

Considerable Time

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Today is all about the Fed. After the turmoil in the oil markets and then Russian Ruble collapse, it all comes down to the Fed to help calm the market. Initially this was to be a quiet and boring FOMC meeting during the holidays, mostly juiced with rhetoric about how well the economy is doing Read more…

Market Sell Off?

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The short-term supports broke on Friday as the market plunged. The action didn’t seem like a panic, rather a controlled sell-off as investors look to take money off the table heading into the close of the year. However even the most controlled sell-off can be fueled by margin calls and forced liquidation, all of which Read more…

Don’t Panic

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The market came under fire yesterday and we saw huge declines across the board. We broke down to, and in some cases, through those short-term supports. However, we may get a reprieve and consolidate a little before making a run lower or higher. What is the driving force? That is an easy question, which can Read more…

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