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Borrowed Money, Borrowed Time?

Margin: How Stock Market Investors Are “Reaching for the Stars” This is the highest ratio in the 20-year history of the data. One of the…

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Is it Covid that Drives Stocks?

Do These Explanations Make Sense for This Intraday Stock Market Turn? The market “is not propelled by … external causality” On Oct. 19, the DJIA…

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Extreme Sentiment Indicates a Peak in Bonds

U.S. Long Bond: Let’s Review the “Upward Point of Exhaustion” Here’s an update on the trend of 30-year U.S. Treasuries since the historic early March…

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Did Covid19 Cause the Stock Market Crash?

Think Coronavirus Caused the Crash? These Two Charts Beg to Differ Just about everyone thinks the coronavirus pandemic slammed global stock prices in February and…

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Optimism Reigns at a Market Top

Many stock market investors believe that prices have already bottomed. Numerous banks, brokers and financial firms have issued statements saying as much. Indeed, the May…

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Buying the Dip Can Backfire

“Buying the dip” might work in a rip-roaring bull market, but it can cost you your shirt in a severe downturn. Even so, this March…

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Price and Volume in a Bear Market

A question was posed to Elliott Wave International President Robert Prechter for a classic Elliott Wave Theorist (Prechter’s monthly publication about financial markets and social…

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Foreign Buyers Indicate Stock Market Top?

Let’s start by establishing that the stock market is not driven by the news. Aggregate stock prices are driven by waves of optimism and pessimism…

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Recognize a Weakening Trend

Pay Attention to “Non-Confirmations” When a trend is strong, related markets tend to move in unison. However, when a trend is near exhaustion — a…

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Bear Market Half Way?

This Will Signal the Bear Market’s Halfway Point On March 12, the date the DJIA closed lower more than 2350 points, the U.S. chief equity…

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