A Tool to Handle Interest Rate Risk

A Tool to Handle Interest Rate Risk

In our article “Failure To Communicate”, we offered a synopsis of the extremely volatile market dynamics set in motion on May 22nd by Federal Reserve Chair, Ben Bernanke, when he alluded to potential “tapering” of Quantitative Easing.  That volatility was in no way confined to U.S. markets – but touched virtually all markets to some → Read More

Warren Buffett Asks Can the Dow Hit 24,000,000 by Year 2100?

Warren Buffett Asks Can the Dow Hit 24,000,000 by Year 2100?

Today, we examine the projected compounded annual growth rate for the markets this century. And with the help of Warren Buffett, we’ll see why your money manager might be projecting that pigs will fly. Fees for providing a value-added service we can all agree upon.  But what would you think of a money manager who → Read More

Express Scripts Has a Good Story

Express Scripts Has a Good Story

For six months, Express Scripts has worked upwards, defining a clear up-trending channel. Over the past month, ESRX has traded within a tight sideways trading range. Looking at the volume bars, I see periodic spikes of volume on up-close days (the green volume bars below). The almost regular spikes strongly suggest institutional accumulation is going → Read More

Failure to Communicate

Failure to Communicate

Having survived (tattered and torn, but not defeated) the first three trading weeks of June, I began to reflect upon developments in the investment markets since Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, first uttered the now-dreaded “T” word (“tapering”) during Congressional testimony on May 21st. As often happens with me, an image from popular culture sprang → Read More

Words of Wisdom From Legendary Value Investor

Words of Wisdom From Legendary Value Investor

Words of wisdom from a legendary value investor: Michael Price How should you think about what stocks to purchase and when with which catalysts?  Michael Price reveals how he analyzes companies to select opportunities that led to consistent and sustained market outperformance.       Read More

A Unique Investment (Part II)

A Unique Investment (Part II)

In Part I, we presented a deep background look at a company that made headlines in May because it announced a major new acquisition that will further change the North American “Death Care” industry. The name of that company is Service Corporation International (SCI) Prior to 2012, the major industry consolidators in North America were Service → Read More

Bombshell Recording of Anglo Irish Bank Executives – “Deutschland Uber Alles”

Bombshell Recording of Anglo Irish Bank Executives – “Deutschland Uber Alles”

Another bombshell recording of Anglo Irish Bank executives has been released in what is now becoming known as the Anglo Tapes. From the Irish Independent: “ANGLO Irish Bank boss David Drumm laughed about “abusing” the bank guarantee and warned his executives not to be caught abusing it, the Anglo Tapes reveal.   Drumm is also → Read More

A Unique Investment (Part I)

A Unique Investment (Part I)

Let’s test out the appeal to you of an investment in the following company, that: 1)    Provides an essential service that cannot be eliminated by time or country; 2)    Will benefit in coming years benefit from a tailwind rooted in demographic trends; 3)    Is led by a proven, effective management team; The team has demonstrated → Read More

Gains Will Be Harder To Come By

Gains Will Be Harder To Come By

So far, the recent pullback in the market is staying within the realm of a normal correction. The S&P 500 has fallen slightly below its 50-day moving average, as it did when setting two intermediate cycle lows back in 2012: Friday was a quad-witching day with expirations of stock index futures, index options, stock options, → Read More

Smell the Muffins

Smell the Muffins

In the April 24th newsletter, I stated that stocks were throwing off conflicting signals. Finding few higher-probability trade setups, I suggested it was time to “take profits, buy protection, consider shorts and other bearish trades, and enter only smaller new positions.” The S&P 500 opened that morning at the previous day’s close, but within the → Read More

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