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Reviewing The Leaders Of 2017: The Top 5 S&P Stocks

I gave a presentation at the 2017 Behavioral Finance Symposium entitled “The Mindless Investor and the Mindful Investor.” I discussed ways to apply the lessons of mindfulness training as an investor, allowing you to learn from the past, focus on the present, and plan for the future. One of my…

Stock Market Trends Review & Outlook (Week 4 / 2018)

THE BIG PICTURE The S&P 500 has been rallying up a vertical wall since the start of 2018. All major stock market indices continue to make new all-time highs and remain in up-trends. Market strength has persisted for much longer than most traders anticipated. This is why traders need to…

Macro To Micro Trading Update: Market Themes & Insights

Note that this post went out to my “Gone Fishing” newsletter subscribers this weekend.  You can subscribe here.   Reflections and Inflections The Bloomberg Commodity Index started the year by setting a fresh record for consecutive gains, pushing it up more than 4% over the past month. This helped bring the US 10-year…

Stock Market Trends: Review & Outlook (Week 2 / 2018)

THE BIG PICTURE The S&P 500 started 2018 with big gains. All major stock market indices continue to hover near all-time highs and remain in up-trends. Market strength has persisted for much longer than most traders anticipated. This is why traders need to follow the price action (and indicators) and…

2018 Investment Outlook: Avoiding The Consensus

The following outlook provides our investment thoughts for the coming year – 2018. We did not include specific recommended asset allocation weightings for the major asset classes, as that offering is a part of our premium services. Nonetheless, the analysis and commentary below is in-depth and we hope will be…

2017 Financial Market Review: A Year Of Living Dangerously

In trying to understand and navigate the financial markets in 2017, one could be forgiven for feeling like a young Mel Gibson in the movie “A Year Of Living Dangerously” – as a neophyte reporter completely out of depth in a complex and hostile world. Regardless of where you see…

Stock Market Trends Review & Outlook – Week 52

THE BIG PICTURE The major stock market indexes continue to hover near all-time highs and remain in up-trends. Market strength has persisted for much longer than most traders anticipated. This is why traders need to follow the price action (and indicators) and steer clear of the noise. When the market…

Stock Market Trends Review & Outlook – Week 51

THE BIG PICTURE The major stock market indexes continue to rally higher and remain in strong up-trends. Market strength is persisting for much longer than most traders have anticipated. It is for this reason that traders need to follow the price action (and indicators) and steer clear of the noise….

Stock Market Trends Review & Outlook – Week 50

THE BIG PICTURE The major stock market indexes recovered from another brief pullback attempt last week and remain in up-trends. Market strength is persisting for longer than most traders have anticipated. This is why the best thing for traders to do is follow the price action and steer clear of…