10% Correction in the Dow

10% Correction in the Dow

The Dow just had its second 1,000 point drop in less than 1 week. At today’s close, the S&P has now experienced a 10.16% correction. While not out of the norm of historical market activities, this decline marks the first double digit retracement since January...
Passive Popularity Cuts Both Ways

Passive Popularity Cuts Both Ways

Over the last several years passive investing, via index funds, has been in favor like never before. On the way up, this style makes complete sense; however, on the way down, this precise investment theme creates systemic dangers which we’re seeing play out in the...
Inflation and How to Profit from it

Inflation and How to Profit from it

In August I wrote an article about the trend that was developing in Steel (HERE). At the time, the trend was still in the early stages and took a while to really get going. Now however, the move has begun and it is clear that the coming inflation this trend was...
Long Awaited Correction has Begun

Long Awaited Correction has Begun

Today’s market reversal was a change in character we haven’t seen in quite some time. We opened with a sizable gap higher and very quickly saw selling come in and take over. While the frenzied action has had me on guard and more concerned of late, this...
Intel, an overnight success….2 years in the making.

Intel, an overnight success….2 years in the making.

Intel was the best performing Dow stock during October helping to propel the index to a 4% return during the month.* Due to an exceptional quarterly report, the company has garnered new love from Wall Street with many analysts jumping aboard the bull train and...