Tag Archives: correction

As the Market Storm Rages

In a blog ~10 days ago, we looked at where markets may be headed. The two inferences then were that a downtrend may continue, and that a deeper fall in the markets in 2016 appears likely. Frankly, I did not … Continue reading

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SP500 at Year End 2015 and Beyond

A good while since I’ve penned a market-related blog. That there has been nothing good, or of great significance, to report, accounts for it. You likely won’t like this blog either! Earlier this year, in VIX: Calm Before a Storm, … Continue reading

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Great Power must come with Great Responsibility

The power, of life and death, granted to our community protectors, must come with training, alike parental responsibility, where compassion governs force. Michael Brown. Tamir Rice. Eric Garner. Walter Scott. Freddie Gray. How many more children of our society must … Continue reading

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Vague Causes Bandied About – Market Hindsight

I meant to post this the weekend of the 7th of March. Hesitated; perhaps because it may have seemed something of a “told you so!” follow on to a post about markets at record highs recently. Or because there didn’t … Continue reading

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Another Down Week and January: Volatility Takes Over

I was wrong in my expectation of market action this past week. It turned out to be far more exciting than imagined. Earnings numbers have been generally quite good, with more than 70% of SP500 beating expectations, some spectacularly so, … Continue reading

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Spot a Market Pattern Repeating Itself?

The bull market appears to show no signs of ending anytime soon. Every recent attempt at a correction (defined commonly as a ~15% drop in the market) was foiled – this occurred thrice in recent months – with market drops … Continue reading

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