Tag Archives: DJI

BREXIT Uncertainty and Volatility

  “The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change.”― Heraclitus The only thing certain about the market is uncertainty. The US FED seemed quite confident that they’d be raising interest rates twice this year just a few weeks ago. Now … Continue reading

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Twice in the Past Two Decades

No, this post isn’t about anything sensational. It isn’t about more coalition-driven wars started in the world. It is about markets and their crashes. A subject I’ve not written about for some time. A prior post of some months ago … Continue reading

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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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Later: Right After The Storm Passes?

We’ve discussed this before. “Later,” says Chairperson Janet Yellen of the US FED, the organization with a treasure chest that never empties. She refers to raising the FED interest rates from their floor of 0%, of course. Something she has … Continue reading

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VIX: Calm Before a Storm?

After predicted volatility, early this year, the VIX (SP500 Volatility Index) has settled down to a low not seen since late last year. It fell below 12 within the past trading session, and settled a little above 12 at the … 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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