The Trend Is Your Friend

The year 2017 was one of the most remarkable years in my investment history...or any one's investment history.  At the beginning of 2017, post the Trump election, the Dow index hovered at an already elevated level of 20,000.  It proceeded to advance another 5000 points to touch 25,000 by year's end; a 25% gain for … Continue reading The Trend Is Your Friend

Rotation

The US stock market has continued to advance in afterburner fashion over the past few weeks.  Historically seasonal weakness in the August/September windows translated into only a sideways pause in the equity markets.  Once we entered into the seasonally strong October and November period,  stocks exploded on the upside across all of the popular averages. … Continue reading Rotation

Blockchain/Bitcoin

Outside of the activity of the listed markets is a phenomenon that has captured the attention of money people everywhere.  We are referring to the crypto currency space as represented by the more well known products, Bitcoin and Etheruem.  Bitcoin prices, which  began at just a few hundred US dollars just over a year ago, … Continue reading Blockchain/Bitcoin

Healthcare/Pharma Activity

In mid June of this year, we pointed out some activity that appeared interesting from the longer term chart patterns of some healthcare/pharma stocks.  One of the stellar performers since then has been Abbvie (ABBV), a pharma company which produces Humira, a top selling anti inflammatory treatment among other high profile drug therapies.  After breaking … Continue reading Healthcare/Pharma Activity