What can Yogi Berra tell us about the markets?
Yogi was known as the king of the maloprop. If you've ever heard words attributed to him you realize that though there is confusion at face value, the wisdom lies beneath. Markets can often be confusing and probably more so now than in history. What began as a series of articles in 2014 has culminated in the final commentary about the market run since 2009. Another significant bearish signal was given after September 30th. Read the following article to learn more.
Bearish Signal in Dow Jones Industrials
The week concluded 8/7/2015 was an important one for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). A couple of times in 2014, the DJIA came very close to giving a medium-term bearish signal only to stage furious rallies to maintain the bullish trend. Not so last week. Read the following article for more.
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
Discussion of stock market cycles can get esoteric. It is important, though, to understand where a market sits relative to other historical periods, both bullish and bearish. In this article, we start with a teenager's opinion about holding stock paying no dividend and extend towards a macro discussion on secular bull and bear markets. We also mention how the recent contagion in Greece and Puerto Rico as well as the stock market meltdown in China can shed light in understanding these cycles.