Are Stocks Out Of Gas?

September 27, 2016

Stocks are close to highs but there are signs that they are running out of upside gas. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha, I explain why this could be a great week to take some profits in the equity market or to take protection before October arrives. 

Article: Are Stocks Out Of Gas?

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The Silent Bulls Of The Stock Market

September 12, 2016

This is the fortieth anniversary of Vanguard’s S&P500 Index fund, Bogle has had one message for investors over the past four decades, just keep buying. In my latest work for Seeking Alpha, I examine the silent bulls of the stock market, the companies buying back their stock and the three triggers that could cause the market to tank in the near future.

Article: The Silent Bulls Of The Stock Market

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Post Labor Day Hangover For Stocks?

September 6, 2016

The S&P 500 was down 11.5% over the first six weeks of this year and has rallied since. In my latest piece for Seeking Alpha, I explain why corrections in equities are the norm rather than the exception, why once sector corrected higher last week and the overall market is expensive and is likely to take the elevator down sooner rather than later.

Article: Post Labor Day Hangover For Stocks?

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All Pumped Up With Nowhere To Go

August 29, 2016

The price to earnings ratio of many stocks traded on the major indices in the United States are at the highest levels in over a decade. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha, I explain why I continue to be a frustrated bear on stocks and why we could see a sell off in the weeks and months ahead that will rival the one witnessed during the first six weeks of this year.

Article: All Pumped Up With Nowhere To Go

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What gold silver and bitcoin are telling us about stock, bonds, and currencies

July 11, 2016

Gold, silver and Bitcoin have made impressive gains so far in 2016. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha I examine these gains in light of the sky-high bond market, a stock market where valuations are very rich on a historical basis and currencies that are losing value by the day as an asset class.

Article: What gold silver and bitcoin are telling us about stock, bonds, and currencies

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How To Safeguard Your Equity Portfolio With One ETF

June 6, 2016

Chances are that there is more volatility on the way for equity markets for the rest of this year. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha, I highlight a little known ETN product that may dampen volatility and increase alpha on your portfolio as the choppy waters of volatility return to equity markets throughout the balance of 2016.

Article: How To Safeguard Your Equity Portfolio With One ETF

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Real Estate- I’m Getting That Sinking Feeling

May 31, 2016

The real estate market is starting to look a bit toppy with weakness in high end properties, a flat-lining Case-Shiller index and the only strength in new home sales. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha, I look at the current state of the U.S. property market with another interest rate hike on the horizon and compare it to the current state of another market that has not posted any real gains in 2016, equities.

Article: Real Estate- I’m Getting That Sinking Feeling

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Three Massive Issues Facing Equities for the Balance Of 2016

May 18, 2016

Equity prices have recovered to around the closing levels of 2015. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha, I outline the three biggest issues now facing U.S. stock prices and explain why the market is overvalued and is likely to head lower in volatile fashion in the weeks and months to come.

Article: There Massive Issues Issues Facing Equities for the Balance of 2016

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Spring Cleaning Time For Portfolios- Five Reasons Q1 Earnings Will Be Ugly

April 4, 2016

The equity market in the U.S. spent the first six-weeks of 2016 plunging and the next recovering. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha I explain why there is likely to be more volatility ahead for stock prices and outline the five reasons I believe earnings for Q1 will be weak.

Article: Spring Cleaning Time For Portfolios- Five Reasons Q1 Earnings Will Be Ugly

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Equities: Buy This Rally Now?

March 28, 2016

Editor’s Pick

Equity markets began 2016 by moving over 11.5% low in a six week period. The six weeks that followed saw a rebound that wiped out all losses. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha, deeply ensconced in literary reference, I explain why central bank policy is a drug that perpetuates the buy and hold mentality and it is likely to leave many investors holding the bag when stocks fall again.

Article: Equities: Buy This Rally Now?

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