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In The Lonely Bull Posted

Squalls

During the best of bull markets, squalls periodically hit. They come out of the blue, blow through and usually are short lived.  The selling seems to make sense at the time, but is a response to short-term considerations, not a change in fundamentals.  Interestingly enough, during bear markets, buying stampedes occasionally occur, but also do […]
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The Lonely Bull……

Good long-term investors never like to have a lot of company. They usually prefer their own counsel and have found through experience that unanimity of opinions usually indicate danger.  When everyone seems to have the same investment view, generally that view has already been priced in and alternatives can come as a surprise.  Surprises are […]
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So What Now?

Who would have thought a month and a half ago that the stock market today would be approaching new highs? At that time, negative forces seemed so overwhelming that markets were collapsing under their collective weight.  So after such a big move, 40 positive days in the past month and a half, what can we […]
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“Jumping Jack Flash”

“I was born in a cross-fire hurricane And I howled at my ma in the driving rain, But it’s all right now, in fact, it’s a gas! It’s a gas! gas! gas!” From the Rolling Stones, this is a perfect description for the recent past in the stock market. We now have a new bull […]
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Money Flows – Still Impressive

One important indicator for the health of the stock market is positive money flows. Not only are they positive, recently ninety percent of the S&P 500 stocks were showing inflows.  That is an impressive reading and we believe portents well for further advances.  This indicator, along with positive vital signs from the economy, adds to […]
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Low Volatility; Higher Prices

Volatility and increasing stock market valuations are offsets or inversely correlated to each other. Since the stock market correction bottom on or about February 11 of this year, volatility has declined and stock prices have increased.  Volatility still seems well contained.  In the meantime, money flows into stocks are at 52 week highs. In fact, […]
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How Far and How Soon

One question every investment professional has to field when a new trend is established is “how far and how soon?” The honest answer is always “I have no idea.”  However, we do have history and precedence to make educated guesses.  Left field events can always occur that derail the strongest of trends, but with that […]
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