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Wanted: More New Highs

Wanted: More New Highs
by Bespoke Investment Group The fact that the S&P 500 is back near multi-year highs is certainly enough to make bulls happy.  That being said, the rally has ...
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Cautious Bullish Stance Appropriate - Accumulate the Stronger Seasonal Sectors

Cautious Bullish Stance Appropriate - Accumulate the Stronger Seasonal Sectors
by Don Vialoux, TechTalk Economic News This Week FOMC minutes for the July 31st /August 1st meeting are released at 2:00 PM EDT on Tuesday. June Canadian Retail ...
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Technical Talk: Intermediate Trend is Down, Short Term Indicators Overbought, Not Yet Peaked (August 13, 2012)

Technical Talk: Intermediate Trend is Down, Short Term Indicators Overbought, Not Yet Peaked (August 13, 2012)
by Don Vialoux, timingthemarket.ca Economic News This Week July Producer Prices to be released on Tuesday at 8:30 AM EDT is expected to increase 0.2% versus a gain ...
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Sector Relative Strength: Defensives Topping

Sector Relative Strength: Defensives Topping
by Bespoke Investment Group The charts below show the relative strength of the ten S&P 500 sectors as well as the Dow Jones Transports and the Russell 2000 ...
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Keep an Eye on May Stock Market Peaks, says Richard Russell

Keep an Eye on May Stock Market Peaks, says Richard Russell
Richard Russell, 88-year-old writer of the Dow Theory Letters, called a bear market for U.S. stocks a few months ago. An update on his latest thinking is reported ...
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U.S. stock market – long-term indicators favor bulls

U.S. stock market – long-term indicators favor bulls
I published a post yesterday on the short-term technical outlook of the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 Index (SPX 1401.35 ‘0.51%), referring to conflicting indicators but stating that the rally ...
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Technical Talk: Upside breakout for S&P?

Technical Talk: Upside breakout for S&P?
  The comments below were provided by Kevin Lane of Fusion IQ. As seen in the chart below the S&P 500 Index (SPX 1390.99 ‘1.90%) held its 100-day moving ...
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Can it Really Be That Easy?

Can it Really Be That Easy?
  by Bespoke Investment Group Throughout the year in reports to our Bespoke Premium clients, we have highlighted the similarities between this year and prior Presidential Election years ...
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Gold (GLD) is Sneaking Up

Gold (GLD) is Sneaking Up
  by Mark Hanna, Market Montage Gold has been sidelined for many months as it has been in an intermediate term downtrend.  Since the Hilsenrath article it has ...
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US Utilities: Don’t Overpay for Yield

US Utilities: Don’t Overpay for Yield
  by Russ Koesterich, Chief Investment Strategist, iShares As short-term interest rates remain at or close to zero, investors starved for income should be wary of overpaying for ...
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The Price Action is Not QE-Like

The Price Action is Not QE-Like
  Think back to those QE days when the market went up day after day after day for months on end without more than a single pullback of ...
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Intel Cuts 2012 Outlook

Intel Cuts 2012 Outlook
  INTC missed the Q2 topline ($13.5 billion vs Exp. of $13.54 billion), even as it met bottom-line estimates of $0.54, but it is the company's forecast for ...
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Stocks Have Their Biggest Week of the Year on Lowest Volume

Stocks Have Their Biggest Week of the Year on Lowest Volume
  The S&P 500 gained over 3.5% this week (with a dip-and-rip today on dismal volume). This is the best week of the year amid the lowest volume ...
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Why Investors Persist Hanging on to Long Treasuries at Such Low Yields

Why Investors Persist Hanging on to Long Treasuries at Such Low Yields
Some readers have asked if other fixed income asset classes could be just as effective as long term treasuries for an equities portfolio in hedging an equities book ...
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Sector Relative Strength - A Bullish Trend?

Sector Relative Strength - A Bullish Trend?
  by Bespoke Investment Group The charts below show the relative strength of the ten S&P 500 sectors as well as the Dow Jones Transports relative to the ...
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