Financial Blurbs Category

Interesting Geopolitical Events

Currency markets and Geopolitical events (usually unpleasant in nature) are intertwined. Some would prefer the more colourful term of currency wars leading to unpleasant geopolitical events and or developments. However, semantics aside, consider the following: From 2017 to 2018, the Feds raised rates seven times; rates went from roughly zero to 2.5%. Notice today that … Read more

Market Rally: Will the Market Rally This Summer

There is too much money out there for it to go anywhere else but the markets (and no matter what the experts state, the worst stock crash in history proved to be a buying opportunity. Nothing has changed since the great depression other than the money supply increasing a thousandfold—the greater the deviation, the better … Read more

The stock market is stuck in a trading zone

The markets will recover as they have always done in the past. Those who panicked and dumped their shares will live through the same regret they and their ancestors lived through for giving away something valuable for next to nothing. Crashes always end for one reason; the money and 2x more that left the markets … Read more

Stock Market Trading range: what’s next?

Until the short term trend reverses course, the markets will be stuck in a trading range. There is a solid zone of support for the Dow, which falls in the 29100 to 29,550 ranges. To indicate the correction is over, the Dow would have to close above 34,800 on a monthly basis. For the SPX, … Read more

History of financial markets: The Masses are Doomed

If one studies the history of financial markets, one can clearly state that the masses learn nothing other than repeating the same mistake more efficiently. Trying to save them or make them see the light is a futile endeavour, akin to catching a sharp falling dagger. A futile and painful experience. Will history repeat itself? … Read more

Covid Resistance

Covid resistance: The masses are about to push back Covid resistance is about to take hold as in a Covid Push back. It will gain momentum and dangerously rapid pace. It is likely to originate from Europe. However, this is not going to be peaceful pushback. Europeans are generally quite friendly. If their general change … Read more

Does Technical Analysis work?

Technical Analysis does work to a degree. However, one can’t rely on technical analysis to provide the full picture. Additionally, when you one utilises technical analysis, one needs to customise the settings and not rely on standard settings. Everyone uses the default setting, so by following the default setting you are going to see what … Read more

Good Stocks: Value Stocks Usually Fall under this category

One would assume that individuals would be happy to invest in companies with solid fundamentals. One example among many companies is McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC). Business is Booming. In fact, they can’t keep up with demand, and yet, the stock is a laggard. It appears that market players want turbocharged results. They let their … Read more

Negative Retained Earnings on the rise in the technology sector

What does the term Negative retained earnings imply? According to askalot: Negative retained earnings. When a company records a loss, this too is recorded in retained earnings. If the amount of the loss exceeds the amount of profit previously recorded in the retained earnings account as beginning retained earnings, then a company is said to … Read more

Market Volatility: To Dance or Not to?

This pattern of rising Market volatility will continue until the MACD’s (in the weekly charts posted below) undergo a bullish crossover, or the bullish sentiment drops below 20. One final option is for neutral sentiment to soar to the 48 to 51 ranges; the higher, the better. If one or more of these conditions are … Read more