Current Stock Market Trends

Week Ending June 23, 2017

SITREP (Week ending June 23, 2017) SITREP: n. a report on the current stock market situation; a military abbreviation; from “situation report”. Summary of the Stock Market In the Secular (years to decades) time frame, whether we are in a new Secular Bull or still in the Secular Bear, the long-term valuation of the market […]

Economic Recession in 2017?

Really, An Economic Recession in 2017 Will we have an economic recession in 2017?  As the stock market continues to grind higher and investors become more complacent we turn our attention to one data point that has remained a “stubbornly fail-safe marker” of economic contraction since 1960. Commercial & Industrial Loans Every time Commercial & […]

Current Stock Market Trends

SITREP (Week ending June 16, 2017) SITREP: n. a report on the current stock market situation; a military abbreviation; from “situation report”. Summary of the Stock Market In the Secular (years to decades) time frame, whether we are in a new Secular Bull or still in the Secular Bear, the long-term valuation of the market […]

What Do I Waste my Money On?

In my weekly reading I came upon an article that talked to over 2000 people in the U.S. that reveled their biggest money wasters. That peaked my interest on a question that I ask myself (more frequently than I would like to admit). What do I waste my money on? What I found really interesting is that my […]

Current Stock Market Trends

SITREP June 9, 2017

SITREP (Week ending June 9, 2017) SITREP: n. a report on the current stock market situation; a military abbreviation; from “situation report”. Summary of the Stock Market In the Secular (years to decades) timeframe, whether we are in a new Secular Bull or still in the Secular Bear, the long-term valuation of the market is […]

Amazon versus General Dollar

Let the games begin

This week online retailer Amazon closed above $1000 a share for the first time in its history as Americans more and more become accustomed to the convenience of shopping at home and having a package show up at their door two days later. More than a few people have described the experience as a “Christmas […]

Current Stock Market Trends

SITREP June 2, 2017

SITREP (Week ending June 2, 2017)   SITREP: n. a report on the current stock market situation; a military abbreviation; from “situation report”.   Summary of the Stock Market In the Secular (years to decades) timeframe, whether we are in a new Secular Bull or still in the Secular Bear, the long-term valuation of the […]

Up 71% over last 16 Months

Have you ever heard of the “TSX Venture Exchange”?  Most US investors have not, but it turns out to be the hottest investing venue in all of North America over the last 18 months. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta with offices in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal the exchange is all electronic (like the NASDAQ in the […]

Current Market Trends

Week of May 26,2017

  SITREP SITREP: n. a report on the current situation; a military abbreviation; from “situation report” Summary of Markets In the Secular (years to decades) timeframe, whether we are in a new Secular Bull or still in the Secular Bear, the long-term valuation of the market is simply too high to sustain rip-roaring multi-year returns. […]

Market Plunge

"Buy the Dip" or "Throw in the Towel"

Hello All, In the midst of Wednesday’s market plunge numerous financial websites weighed in on whether it was time to “buy the dip” or “throw in the towel”. One writer, Wolf Richter (editor-in-chief of the Wolf Street Blog), advised readers that according to one indicator they would strongly want to consider the latter.  His theory […]