Archive for October, 2008
In light of Verizon’s (VZ) success, I’m starting to wonder if other telecom outfits are on a similar path. Not that one stock makes a sector any more than one day makes a trend, but there are some surprisingly cheap stocks in the group…even by telecom standards. Take a look, but keep reading.
Perhaps we should take it at face value when we see large caps well up for the last two weeks, while small and mid caps are well in the red. A little disparity is bound to happen, but this is more than a little. Large cap growth is up 1.2% for the last two weeks, [...]
Talk about obscure. But, results are results….the small cap metal and glass container stocks have emerged as a new leading group. The ‘drill down’ process says go look here first if you’re looking for a few bullish trading ideas.
Before we get too far ahead of ourselves though, let’s go ahead and lay out all the [...]
If you had told us two weeks ago that airline stocks would have been the best place to be last week, we probably would have raised an eyebrow. Maybe both. As it turns out though, you would have been exactly right. The Dow Jones Airline Index (DJUSAR) led the way last week with a 26% [...]
Thirty years ago, it was easy to define what was ‘normal’ in investing. A bear market was ‘normal’ every five years or so. It was ‘normal’ for utilities to lead when the rest of the market lagged. It was ‘normal’ for interest rates to fluctuate in relation to the ‘normal’ stages of an economic cycle. [...]
Book Review of The Number - A Completely Different Way to Think About the Rest of Your Life
By Lee Eisenberg
Free Press, 268 pages, ISBN-13: 978-0-7432-7031-1
Putting Purpose Back Into The Financial Plan
For Investors, The ‘Why’ Should Be As Important As The ‘How’
Millions of people in the Unites States, or globally for that matter, are going to [...]
The CBOE Volatility Index Can Spot Changes in the Market’s Direction