Why Investment Bubbles Form

Why Investment Bubbles Form

A lot of people are talking about a top or a crash on the horizon. Most bull markets end in a Euphoria phase. This phase is not really impacted by fundamentals or political events. Bubbles are about emotions. Granted the central banks are a contributing factor. Their...
Dollar Strengthens – Peso Weakens

Dollar Strengthens – Peso Weakens

This chart, courtesy of Bloomberg, shows the market’s reaction to the Fed’s decision to reverse its quantitative easing policy. The Federal Reserve took the first tentative steps Wednesday to unwind its history-making economic stimulus. As markets...
Updates – Peso and Stock Market

Updates – Peso and Stock Market

The U.S. dollar bounced off its two-year low on Monday. It’s too early to determine if this rally has some staying power. The dollar’s move appears to have weakened the Mexican Peso. The peso is currently stuck in a trading range between 17.5 and 18. Right...
Changing Expectations

Changing Expectations

Last week I mentioned the possibility of an intermediate cycle low for the stock markets. It appears as though that has been put off.  An intermediate cycle low on average lasts roughly 18-25 weeks. However, during periods of quantitative easing it’s not unusual to...
What Now for the Markets?

What Now for the Markets?

The news appears to be having an affect on the stock market. We’ve weathered some fairly serious political and geo-political events over the last couple of weeks. The markets, however, have been fairly resilient. Just last week we were very close to hitting all...
Critical Time for the Peso

Critical Time for the Peso

The peso didn’t weaken much this week, not that it still can’t. It just puts us in a position where there is not much room to further test the 17.60 area since we are basically there now. The next support point is at 17 and followed by 16.35. The real...
Mexican Peso Update

Mexican Peso Update

A couple of things have been going on, with the peso. over the last month. We are seeing that the peso is holding it’s most recent support point at around 17.60 pesos to the U.S. dollar. Additionally, it appears as though we have put in a higher low, which could...
What Type of an Investor Are You?

What Type of an Investor Are You?

So, what type of investor are you? One who is content with an occasional flyer hoping for a profit. Perhaps you are one who will make a single play, feeling so sure of yourself that you fail to take precautions. These type of investors frequently go broke. Then there...
Charts – Finding the Best Opportunities

Charts – Finding the Best Opportunities

Developing a investment strategy of your own to supplement using your adviser is wise. The more you use others for advice the more you are dependent upon them. Is the recommendation from their recommended list? How long has it been on that list? Do they have a price...

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