Archive for September, 2012

  • The Most Astonishing Fact About The Stock Market Since 2010
    Posted by on September 28th, 2012 at 1:31 am, Comments: 0

    I was just messing around on FRED today, and I decided to pull up the S&P 500. I ran across an astonishing fact that I couldn’t even believe.

  • The Much Needed Pullback Is Complete
    Posted by on September 26th, 2012 at 9:13 pm, Comments: 0

    The Market ($SPX) has been strong since bottoming in June. Most pullbacks have been bought.  The uptrend hasn’t been the cleanest on the daily, however, on the weekly the uptrend is much more cleaner.

  • Post-QE3 Action Mirroring Post-QE2
    Posted by on September 25th, 2012 at 9:00 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I saw a lot of tweets today on the stream talking about how “we gave up all the QE3 gains!”, or something […]

  • The Gas Prices in These 3 Cities Will Determine The Election
    Posted by on September 24th, 2012 at 10:21 pm, Comments: 0

    Gas Prices are usually an economic bellwether when it comes to gauging a lot of things (rightfully or not is a different question).

  • Why Romney’s Tax Rate Is Great For The Economy
    Posted by on September 21st, 2012 at 4:17 pm, Comments: 0

    Mitt Romney just released his tax records/disclosures on his site. According to records, his effective tax rate was ~14%.

  • The Oil Disconnect From The Market
    Posted by on September 19th, 2012 at 9:07 pm, Comments: 0

    Historically, we know that oil ($CL_F) is positively correlated with the market ($SPX). If we are in a risk-on scenario, then oil is bid up with the market and if oil sells off, you expect oil to go down with it.

  • Oil Looks Ready To Collapse
    Posted by on September 18th, 2012 at 11:41 pm, Comments: 0

    Oil has had a pretty volatile year so far. Year to Date, WTI Oil ($CL_F) is down 3.3% while compared to last year it is up 11.5%. The range for 2012 has been pretty wild as well.

  • We’re Having The Wrong Debate On Taxes
    Posted by on September 17th, 2012 at 11:58 pm, Comments: 0

    The US is having the wrong debate about taxes. The debate you will constantly hear on TV is how we should raise more revenue and how to adjust tax rates to meet that goal.

  • The Euro Still Has Room To Run
    Posted by on September 11th, 2012 at 10:58 pm, Comments: 0

    The Euro has shown strength since the day Draghi declared he’ll “do whatever it takes to preserve the euro”. This has caused a massive rally in the euro.

  • Don’t Show These 4 Charts To Your Friends
    Posted by on September 10th, 2012 at 9:53 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I ran across this post titled “Four Simple Charts to Share With Friends, Family Members, Neighbors and Colleagues” today. It sort of […]