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 TheMarketMeter.com, 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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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

Wix.com 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….

Nike (NKE) Quarterly Earnings Deliver; Stock Valuation Attractive

Nike (NYSE:NKE) just reported quarterly earnings and the overall figures were pretty strong. Overall, Nike quarterly earnings and sales for fiscal second quarter came in better than expected. Revenues for Nike grew 6% to $8.2 billion, and up 8% on a currency neutral basis. Gross margins fell 1.4% on the…

Chinese Retail Sales Closing The Gap With US

China Gets Competitive With US Retail Sales For the past several months we’ve seen a lot of headlines questioning growth in China. While those may hold merit, we can rest assured that their growth in retail has been very strong. I shared this on my blog the other day, but wanted…

Will A Low VIX Index Lead To Another Stock Market Crash?

We hear a ton about equity markets and the volatility surrounding it. On occasions hearing how because market volatility is low that a stock market crash is on the horizon. Here I want to really debunk that, and have you think about volatility differently. The VIX Volatility Index (INDEXCBOE:VIX) is…

US Economy Isn’t Turning Japanese Just Yet: Here’s Why

The US 10 year treasury yield (INDEXCBOE:TNX) has been moving sharply higher as of late and getting a great deal of attention from both equity and fixed income investors. Notwithstanding this backup in yields, the 10 year yield is still below 3%, and this has been the case for 1,077…

Treasury Bonds ETF (TLT) At Record Drawdown Levels

To say the bond market is suffering right now would be an understatement. We are seeing just about record everything. And depending on your timeframe, we’re also seeing near record drawdowns on treasury bonds. Let’s review some facts and figures in the world of treasury bonds. November was the worst…

Black Friday Consumer Spends Less But Data Strong

Black Friday has come and gone this November with consumers continuing to spend overall. The National Retail Federation claims that nearly 154 million consumers opened up their wallets per Black Friday spending data. Keep in mind the US election saw about 130 million voters turnout. Seems like people may care…