Monday , 23 October 2017


Stock Indices

Should Technical Analysis Be Ignored? We Think So – Here’s Why

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The Web is crawling with technical analysis (TA)...[and,] given its popularity, [begs the questions as to whether or not there] really is something to it. [Based on our research,] the short answer is no, not really, at least not in developed markets like the US or the UK... Furthermore, most of the popular TA indicators that are bandied around are nonsense jargon and should be ignored as useless noise. [Let us explain our position.] Words: 2143

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In Full “Cringe” Mode Yet? If Not, You Should Be – Here’s Why

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Some market watchers are now in full cringe mode. To "cringe" is a verb meaning "to bend one's head and body in fear or in a servile manner". Synonyms include: "to cower, to shrink and to recoil, as to recoil in horror", and that may be what we should be doing rather than buying into the idea that all is well.

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Perhaps the ‘Dow Jones’ Should Now Be Called the ‘Goldman Sachs’ Industrial Average – Here’s Why

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US stocks have had quite a rally in the last month, but in the large-cap space, the clear leader has been the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). While much of the strength in the DJIA has been chalked up to the index being full of old-line industrial stocks that stand to benefit from a Trump victory, practically all of the outperformance can be summed up in two words - Goldman Sachs

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These 3 Charts Should Scare the Bejesus Out Of You!

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With October in the books, our job is to figure out whether the month’s bearish action is the final shakeout before a year-end rally or the beginning of a bigger drawdown. Here are three charts that are scaring the bejesus out of investors as we enter November:

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