Tag: Fear Index

Are we there yet?

Are we there yet?

Before November 8 – Trump Day – I warned about heightened volatility in most markets, especially stock indexes, currencies, gold and possibly T-Bonds.  But I really had no idea we would see 1,000 point swings down and then up in the Dow, $70 swings up

OK, now what?

OK, now what?

Yesterday felt like the morning after the night before! Like most, I was somewhat shell-shocked by the Brexit decision and its implications and the market reaction not just here in the UK, but around the globe where stock markets and currencies were whacked very hard.

Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap

  HELP! I am at the stage now where I need serious help in expanding my very successful VIP Traders Club – and this website.  Over the past few weeks, VIP Club membership has grown by leaps and bounds and I now realise that the

Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap

  ANNOUNCEMENT I am now writing articles for Interactive Investor and every Monday I cover a major UK share in Chart of the Week. Here is my latest article on Royal Bank of Scotland. _______________________ Market Commentary Last week confirmed my advice to expect massive volatility

Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap

  While I was away, the investment world is changed.  The pin is getting awful close to the balloon. And as a long-time bear, I have been amazed that it took five years of government manipulations on a gigantic scale (yes, I’m looking at you

Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap

    ANNOUNCEMENT A heads up – I am taking a break from 6 March to 13 March.  There will be no Weekly Wrap next week and my last post before I leave will be on Wednesday.  I will resume after 14 March.   Is

Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap

  Another week, another weekly stock market gain.  Ho hum.  Just about everybody is on board with Investors Intelligence (professional advisors) sentiment reading at a bullish extreme where previous tops were made (at least since the 1987 crash).  The VIX is approaching 12 which is

Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap

  OK, let’s get down to brass tacks. My long-term view of the stock market remains  bearish.  At heart, I have not trusted the post-March 2009 QE-fuelled rally for many reasons – and for almost five years i have been a bear.  This means I

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