Extreme Bullish Sentiment For A Year End Rally Ahead Of Fed Decision/Taper, The Economy Is Hot: SPG LYFT MTCH Earnings, Bought Some MOS

The bullish sentiment for a year end rally is palpable. The Russell 2000 Small Caps ETF (IWM) closed up 49 cents (0.21%) on average volume Tuesday – hardly a convincing move – and yet the Twitter technicians were jumping over…

Impressive Breadth, Seasonality, TSLA, Monetary + Fiscal Policy = Supply Bottlenecks & Massive Inflation, CLF & MOS Earnings

Impressive Breadth, Seasonality, TSLA, Monetary + Fiscal Policy = Supply Bottlenecks & Massive Inflation, CLF & MOS Earnings

Monday’s trading session was bullish and the trend remains up regardless of the fundamentals. The most positive development was the broadening out of market strength. Last week was all about mega cap tech pulling up a thin market. Today the…

Bulls Win Again As Big Tech Shows Resilience, Bear Market Likely Deferred Until 2022, FOMO Plays For A Year End Rally

Bulls Win Again As Big Tech Shows Resilience, Bear Market Likely Deferred Until 2022, FOMO Plays For A Year End Rally

I got it wrong. Early Friday morning I asked “Is the bull market over?” and answered that – while no certainty was possible on such a question – I believed that in the wake of the negative reception to Apple…

PANW, DE & AZO Earnings

PANW, DE & AZO Earnings

As a generalist macro investor I focus on mega caps or stocks in the S&P 100. I look for high quality, reasonably valued stocks that express my macro views. This morning I feel like digging into a few stocks that recently reported earnings to see if any might be prospects for my portfolio as well as for the light they might shed on the market as a whole.

Is The Bubble Popping?

Is The Bubble Popping?

There is a debate among economists about whether we are on the verge of one of the greatest economic booms in history or whether the current market rally is the bubble of all bubbles. The consensus view reflected in market prices is the former. The latter is the correct one in my opinion…