Weird Isn't Bullish

Posted on May 19, 2020

    The S&P 500 remains in a trading range. After declining -34% in 23 days, then rebounding +28% in the next 18 days, the market has since moved sideways. As the market has moved sideways, volatility has remained high. In the last 20 trading days, half...

    Markets are Counterintuitive

    Posted on May 12, 2020

      Highly volatile markets are counterintuitive; they do the opposite of what most investors would expect.  The market was sitting at an all-time high back in February and out of nowhere, someone pulled the latch and it fell through a trap door. As...

      Is this a Bear Market?

      Posted on May 05, 2020

        The Four Steps to Putting in a New Portfolio High Navigating a volatile market requires a disciplined approach.  In a recent video, Canterbury discusses the Four steps to adapting to a volatile market and putting in a new portfolio high: Market...

        Markets are not Efficient Portfolios

        Posted on April 28, 2020

          The past 10 trading days (2 weeks) have featured only two days within -1.00% to +1.00%.  In that same time, the S&P 500 has seen 5 trading days beyond +/-2.00%, including 2 days beyond +/-3.00%.  What was the result of all these outlier days?...

          The Law of Supply & Demand

          Posted on April 21, 2020

            Liquid financial markets are priced on a real-time basis. The price fluctuates based on the feelings, beliefs and the predictions of what investors think the future value will be and how strongly, or emotionally they believe that their predictions will...