Category Archives: Market Statistics

Another Rare Pattern Just Formed in S&P 500

In the last two years the market has formed some very rare patterns, including the longest consolidation channel in its recent history, a record period with no back-to-back gains and some rare intraday reversals. The latest rare pattern is related … Continue reading

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When Did The Bull Market Begin?

Permabears complain constantly in social media that this is the longest bull market in stocks for over six years. This is a way of justifying their wishful thinking. When did the bull market really begin? Let us think about it.

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Johnson & Johnson New All-Time Highs

The stock of¬†Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) rose 1.7% yesterday to all-time highs. Earlier this month StockTwits asked its subscribers what their pick would be if they had to invest in just one American stock. I replied with JNJ because I … Continue reading

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Stock Market Bears On The Run

Despite calls for a 15% to 25% correction, this stock market has shown resilience, ignoring geopolitical and financial risks. Bears are on the run and permabear analysts are busy deleting gloom and doom tweets from the past. In a period … Continue reading

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Theory Of Overnight Manipulation Of Stock Market Is Flat Wrong

There was an article in Business Insider yesterday talking about a theory of overnight manipulation of the stock market via the use of futures, after the Brexit low. However, data below show that this theory fails empirical verification. It is … Continue reading

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Huge Discrepancies in Reported Performance Metrics By Various Websites

I have noticed differences of up to 400 basis points in the reported year-to-date return for some EYFs in different financial websites. These variations can be attributed to different ways of calculating performance. Traders and investors should do their own … Continue reading

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