Beware The Small Caps

The small cap Russell is tracing a trend termination pattern that we need to take quite seriously. Confirming that warning sign in the small caps is the Nasdaq, Amazon,...

How Long Will The Stock Market’s Low-Volatility Regime Last?

US stocks ticked up to another record close yesterday (Jan. 8) – the fifth consecutive trading day with a new high, based on the S&P 500 Index. For much...

Three Key Reasons Why Planning is So Important to Market Success

It’s a fact:  The most successful people consistently use routines, or step-by-step processes to get things done efficiently and effectively.  It follows that if you want to raise your...

My long-term 50 Stocks Portfolio returned 28.10% in 2017, beating the...

Yep, it’s January. Time for reporting the performance of all my portfolios ranging from the oldest, the Jubak Picks (12-18 month holding period), to the Dividend Portfolio and the...

Dow Closes Slightly Lower

MARKET SUMMARY U.S. markets closed mostly higher for the fifth-straight session to push continued all-time and fresh closing highs as the start of 4Q earnings season gets underway. The Dow,...

2 Stocks in a Predawn Dance-The Oprah/Elon Ticket!

After all, Celebrity is the new Leader of the Free World C.V. Over the weekend, both Oprah Winfrey and Elon Musk made headlines. Elon Musk had two major announcements. First, Musk launched...

Weekly Stock Market Commentary 1/5/2018

The market blasted into the new year with a strong rally that has dominated the first three days of trading. The strength of this move is evident in the...

Property Bubble in the SCANNZ economies?

In this video we look at the "SCANNZ economies" - carrying on the tradition of other country acronyms such as the BRICS or the PIIGS! Specifically, the video walks...

The Post-Thanksgiving Seasonal Recap

The post-Thanksgiving seasonally bullish period ended at the close of trading on January 3rd.  This period is a combination of three different seasonal patterns, which began at the close...