The History of Extremely Low Volatile Markets

Posted on October 09, 2017

    10/09/2017   Market State 1 Bullish/Rational (27 trading days): The S&P 500 remains in a low risk bullish market environment.   Canterbury Volatility Index (CVI 34):  Volatility, as measured by the CVI is at a low level. In fact,...

    The S&P 500's Sector Leadership is Expanding

    Posted on September 25, 2017

      9/25/2017   Market State 1 Bullish/Rational (17 trading days): The S&P 500 remains in a long-term low risk bullish market environment.   Canterbury Volatility Index (CVI 37):  The CVI volatility declined 2 points for the week. Market...

      Events Can Impact Portfolios in Different Ways

      Posted on September 11, 2017

        9/11/2017   Market State 1 Bullish/Rational (7 trading days): The major U. S. equity market indexes were slightly down last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down -0.9%, the S&P 500 (-0.6%), and the NASDAQ 100 (-1.2%). A sideways to...

        Market Leadership and the Adaptive Process

        Posted on September 05, 2017

           9/05/2017   Market State 1 Bullish/Rational (2 trading days): The S&P 500 had another good week, ending up +1.4%. The Dow was up +0.8% while the NASDAQ was up +2.7%. One characteristic of a healthy bull market is when the NASDAQ is outperforming...

          Companies and Stocks are Not The Same Thing

          Posted on August 28, 2017

            8/28/2017   Market State 2: Bullish/Rational (12 trading days): The S&P 500 was up 0.7% last week and is up +9.1% year to date. Growth stocks have been much stronger than Value. US Large-Cap Value   +3.67% US Mid-Cap Value ...