Archive for December, 2015

The law of gravity in the market…

Posted on Dec 30, 2015 by .

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The law of gravity in the market is a little counterintuitive.  It says that stocks rise over the long run.  Simple as that.  Dec 24  Jason Sweig wrote a column in the WSJ  on how John Bogle looks at the market:  titled, The Simple Best Way to Predict the Market.  The logic and reasoning of Bogle’s philosophy are absolutely inassailable and accurately describe reality as we know it.

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Merry (?) Xmas Market

Posted on Dec 23, 2015 by .

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A careful examination of the formation here will not show an understandable pattern of higher highs and higher lows — or the opposite.  What it shows is the chaos of modern machine and contrarian dominated trading.  Nevertheless readers should be aware of the negative weight of the pattern.

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Peggy says is that all there is???? yes besides the Foodbank….

Posted on Dec 17, 2015 by .

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Every year at Thanksgiving and Christmas we donate to the San Francisco Marin Foodbank.  You should do the same in your own area.   www.feedingamerica.org/Food-Banks1217spxb

 

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What’s really going on…

Posted on Dec 06, 2015 by .

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Thursday the bears hammered the market.  Friday the bulls hammered back.  In what looks like a major way.  Excitement about the Fed raising rates?  Be careful to watch this hand while the magician produces a rabbit on the other hand (that is the famous  “other hand” referenced frequently by all economists).

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