Market Cycles

Market Cycles

OPTIMISM It all starts with a positive outlook or something that leads us into buying a stock. EXCITEMENT The stock price starts moving our way and that feeling of excitement begins.  The market continues to act favorably and the feeling of confidence grows. This is a...
Top or Not

Top or Not

Wow! Quite a rally that has been going on…… I know that I’ve been very cautious about this market, though I’ve stated that it is best to follow the trend. The tend is your friend and don’t fight the Fed! I have suggested that you protect...
Will the Past Repeat Itself?

Will the Past Repeat Itself?

Market tops are never quite the same but they do have certain features. They all begin with distribution. If we go back to the last major market top in 2007, the area of distribution starts in March of 2007 and runs through January of 2008. The top took 9 months to...

Is the Market Getting Too Expensive?

The S & P 500 recently hit new highs bringing the total return for the last 62 months to 185%. The economy has grown very slowly and that has created tough times for those looking for work. It is also curious that with each subsequent recession payroll employment...

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