With MSCI increasing the weight of domestic Chinese stocks in its global index weighting, what happens in China does not stay in China.
We would need to see some improvement in breadth and bullish technical violations on increased volume to become more encouraged.
These types of index divergences usually do not last too long.
If you aren't a little concerned about chasing at this point, then you haven't checked the rear-view mirror.
My 'Hopium/Doomium' model has stood the test of time.
Starting with Lyft, individual stocks are going to make a comeback. I sense the excitement and the possibilities. But don't leave it to just the IPOs.
The action could have been better, but there seems to be a good amount of capital still looking for a place to go.
When fundamentals and economics do not align with liquidity, take a breather and wait on the sidelines rather than be caught long and wrong.
Consider these five, right in front of you on this one day, so you get the perils of stock ownership and know how to handle them when they occur.
The Oracle of Omaha's instructions for his wife's eventual inheritance offer some valuable lessons.
Did the Fed aid Microsoft? No, Microsoft aided Microsoft. J&J aided J&J. Procter aided Procter.
Don't try to fight the market trend, work with it -- but keep an eye to the news and be ready to act.
This stock market is doing a nice job of making it tough on everyone.
Want to outperform the market? Ride out temporary ups and downs, and try to stay 100% invested.
When it does, I'll be ready to declare this a full-blown bull market.
If we keep getting these positive sound bites on trade discussions, investors who are out of this market could be forced to go back in and the S&P 500 may touch 2900.
Equity markets can continue to move up and regain lost performance -- valuations are supportive and company's earnings are not as bad as feared.
My 2019 market prediction: This is the year in which European equities outperform those in the U.S.
For several years, nobody listened to those of us who actually did know that there was a fairer way to treat the public.
The Dow Industrials in particular produced a solid spurt higher, but the average stock has underperformed the indices.
I am sick and tired of reading stories about how buybacks inflate earnings and are, therefore, phony.
The Chinese government could intervene to support its markets, but the charts suggests China's key stock index could decline further near term.
Ever-increasing demand from index funds makes it hard to imagine a truly bear market.
But against the algos? FANG.
Here are two gigantic reasons why this market seems to want to go higher at every turn.
Here's how Quinnipiac University's endowment fund performance bests the Ivies.
Learn a few lessons from Quinnipiac University's endowment fund performance vs. the Ivy Leaguers.
The quality of stock performance is once again important.
The S&P 500 is back above 2,800 and is moving closer to its 2018 high in January of 2,873.
You are just most likely going to end up speaking to an index fund anyway, so....what's the point?