Category Archives: Market Statistics

Buying the Dips Is Alive and Well

Nearly 63% of down SPY ETF days in last 252 days were followed by up days. The maximum was close to 68% in the golden times of “buying the dips” in the start of 2017. Also, a FAANG stock where … Continue reading

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Walgreens Speculators Get Hammered By Algos

Two days after joining the Dow, Walgreens falls 9.9%. Since 2000 this has been the fourth largest daily drop of this stock. Was Walgreens the right choice for the Dow? Apparently, given Amazon’s entry in the subscription drug market through … Continue reading

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NASDAQ-100 Performance and Relation to Financial Crisis

Below are a few facts about NASDAQ-100 and the more I think about them the more I am convinced that the financial crisis was a gift to the tech market. How else a massive quantitative easing program that would propel … Continue reading

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Not The Quietest Period In Stock Market History

Last year due to very low volatility in the stock market there were numerous articles and posts in financial blogosphere and social media about “the quietest period in stock market history.” Here I use three volatility metrics to debunk those … Continue reading

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Stock Market Bullish Charlatans

Almost daily another charlatan claims the market uptrend will continue and stocks will rise this year or in the next years. These forecasts have no value since the longer-term upward bias of the stock market is known. Investors do not … Continue reading

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