Posts From Sean Emory

Sean Emory
Sean is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Avory & Co., a research driven investment firm located in Miami, Florida. He authors, a well known investment blog. He specializes in fundamental equity analysis but is known best for his unique use of both fundamental and technical analysis. Sean has a wide range of investment experience anchored in his tenure as the lead Senior Investment Analyst at GFG Capital where he managed over $1B in assets. Prior to that he was a small cap equity analyst at KCM Asset Management. He has been aired on various media outlets including CheddarTV, Benzinga, FX Street and numerous others, sharing his opinions on market conditions. He went to Stetson University where he received his Bachelor in Finance, and attended a Goldman Sachs sponsored Pre-MBA program at Yale University. He has his series 65.
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May Retail Sales Report: Green Shoots At Department Stores?

The overall headline number for the May Retail Sales Report was subdued. Retail sales fell by 0.3% in the month of May after a 0.4% increase in April. The reading highlighted that only 6 of the top 16 retail sales categories were positive on a monthly basis. But… We must keep in mind…

Tech Roundup: Apple Unveils New Products, Pinterest Valuation Swells

Tech Roundup is simple. You get 2 of the most interesting technology stories, 1 chart, and 1 bonus video. Summary Story: Pinterest gets $12.3 billion valuation. The demographics and time spent on the app are strong. Story: The main keynote at the Apple World Developer Conference showcased some cool new Apple products (NASDAQ:AAPL)….

Michigan Consumer Sentiment: Is Now A Good Time To Buy Stocks?

The Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index was just released by none other than the University of Michigan. The reading continues to give us a good gauge into the psychology of the consumer. This remains an important factor as the consumer makes up nearly three quarters of the United States gross domestic…

Stock Market Mo-mo: Relative Strength Index Nears 7 Year Highs

The markets continue to make all-time highs leaving many wondering how long this can last. We went ahead and looked at various momentum indicators, including the 14 day relative strength index (RSI). Below is a chart of RSI readings on the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) since 2010. As you can see…

February Stock Market Seasonality: Stats & More

As we move into February it is always prudent in our view to look into how the market has performed historically. Our Avory Stock Market Seasonality Report helps gauge historical S&P 500 performance over the last 50 years. We are interested to see how the stock market performs on specific days, weeks, months,…

The Vibe: Are Broad Markets Creeping Toward A Pullback?

The Vibe: A quick, and I mean quick weekly or even bi-weekly rundown of the things Sean Emory is seeing in the market RIGHT NOW. An emphasis on broad markets, single equities, and anything in between. It’s low key good.   The Details: Investor sentiment picked up dramatically following the Trump victory in November….

Stocks vs Bonds: The Most Interesting Chart Right Now

The most interesting chart in the world right now is the stocks versus bonds ratio chart. Check out the chart below. Here we are simply measuring the ratio of the S&P 500 SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) versus the iShares 20+ Treasury Bond ETF (NASDAQ:TLT). The ratio is approaching the 2007 peak,…

Wix Presentation Recap: Needham Growth Conference Ltd (NASDAQ:WIX) just presented at the Needham Growth Conference in New York City. This conference gives institutional investors, private equity firms, and venture capitalists the access to hear from 330 companies in various growth sectors. I specifically listened to Wix as I continue to enjoy their growth story and…

Market Trends And Investing Opportunities In 2017

2017 has arrived and nothing changes for us here. We continue to look for what is going on in companies, and the markets more broadly. 2017 Trends, Opportunities, and Market Themes To start, I think bonds is a good place to continue looking at as we head into the new year….