Category Archives: Market Statistics

Forty percent of Amazon Growth Since 2012 Due to Few Daily Returns

The chart below shows that about 40% of the growth of $1 invested in Amazon stock since 2012 was due to four daily returns in excess of 10%

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Bullish Charlatans on The Loose

“The best time to buy stocks is when they are rising” said the charlatan analyst. You do not need an analyst to tell you that. What investors need is a sound bear market forecast so they can protect their wealth … Continue reading

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Apple Earnings a Major Driver of Market Price Action

We look at Apple (AAPL) earnings per share (EPS) since 2014 and focus on events where they exceed consensus by more than 10 cents. The results point to a possible correlation between these events and significant moves in the stock … Continue reading

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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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