Why Rotation?

Supply and Demand.  The dynamic expressed by this phrase is the cornerstone of Capitalism:  In fact, this concept drives most of the things that we experience in life and is not confined just to issues of money.  But for our purposes, the supply demand dynamic is played out daily in the public stock markets and … Continue reading Why Rotation?

Trends And Rotation

In the last article, I discussed the likelihood of rotation in the stock markets even as bigger trends continue to advance.  While the market leaders in the tech heavy Nasdaq issues held mainly firm, conspicuous strength rotated into a number of other emerging sectors. As discussed last year, the surprising strength of the consumer economy … Continue reading Trends And Rotation

A Date That Will Live In Infamy

I've stolen that sentence from Franklin D. Roosevelt to commemorate today's date, October 19th. To those who have been long time participants in the stock markets, that day in 1987 was the single most traumatic experience in their lives, even as ensuing selloffs in the years since have arguably been as dramatic. At that time … Continue reading A Date That Will Live In Infamy

‘A Bubblin’ Crude

There's an old saying that Generals are always fighting the last war.  In similar fashion, many stock market participants do the same thing.  Since the great market swoon in December of last year, market pundits on video and print media obsess about the return to the new lows, or at least a test thereof.  The … Continue reading ‘A Bubblin’ Crude