Has a New Bear Market Begun?

2022-04-05T16:18:11+00:00January 25th, 2022|Categories: INVESTMENT|

Executive Summary For the month-to-date period ending January 24, 2022, the stock market indices have retreated from their highs while the Vix has been increasing. In December of 2021 I wrote when the Vix is above 20 market risk is building, and when it crosses 30 volatility [...]

What is the Fed’s Dilemma?

2022-04-05T16:18:20+00:00January 18th, 2022|Categories: INVESTMENT|

Executive Summary In 2008 to combat the Great Recession, the Fed instituted a new program called Quantitative Easing (QE) in which they purchased Treasury Securities and Agency mortgage-backed securities. To pay for the purchases of these debt securities, the Fed credited the reserve accounts of the sellers. [...]

What is Under the Hood of the Stock Market?

2022-04-05T16:18:31+00:00January 4th, 2022|Categories: INVESTMENT|

Executive Summary Former chief stock market analyst at Merrill Lynch, Bob Farrell, developed 10 timeless rules for investing which are listed below. These are very pertinent given today’s market cycle. Some investors have forgotten the two 50+ percent corrections in the last 20 years. Interestingly enough, over [...]