Category Archives: Equity

Major Global Stock Market Caps

Hat Tip: @jessefelder Our Favorite Valuation Metric We had to post our favorite macro stock valuation measure.   Some caveats come with the comps, including exchange rate translation.

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The Summer Friday Ramp Into Close

Here we go again.  The Summer Friday afternoon ramp. We posted how the S&P tends to ramp into the close in our post on Monday (see below). No different today.  The S&P had traded in a 34.44 point range high-to-low … Continue reading

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Enter The Selling Zone

We have entered the selling zone — S&P 3025-3100 — to execute the Get Shorty trade.  This also provides an excellent opportunity for long-term investors to start cutting back on risk if they have not already been doing so. You … Continue reading

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Will The S&P Hold The Line?

Will the S&P hold its May 13th low of this current sell-off at 2801.43? Glad you asked.   The market is currently trading at its low of the day, 5 points above that support level. Tuesday’s Post The stock market took … Continue reading

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Newton’s Q1 Law Of Motion For The S&P500

Newton’s three laws of motion may be stated as follows: Every object in a state of uniform motion will remain in that state of motion unless an external force acts on it. Force equals mass times acceleration. For every action, there is an equal and … Continue reading

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A Note From A GMM Reader…

Passing on a note (email) we just received from a Global Macro Monitor (GMM) reader, who is vacationing on the beach in Mexico.   By the way, he is not a free rider.  He made a nice contribution to GMM (see … Continue reading

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S&P500’s Five Hottest First Two Months Since 1950

The final trade is in for February and the S&P500 is up 11.07 percent in the first two months of the year.  It is the fourth strongest start for the S&P since 1950. The table shows that such strong Jan/Feb … Continue reading

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Doji City At The 200-day

Total indecision in the S&P 500 price action at the 200-day moving average. Very similar to past short-term peaks but if it were that easy,  we’d all be eating caviar on our yachts. Impressive that market doesn’t break.  No sellers. … Continue reading

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This Day In Financial History – Jan 17

From the great Jason Zweig January 17: 1991: As the U.S. military blasts Baghdad and Kuwait, driving back Saddam Husseins invading troops, the Dow Jones Industrial Average shoots up 4.6% to close at 2623.51. http://www.history.navy.mil/wars/datesjan.htm; http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/gulf/cron; http://www.desert-storm.com/War/chronology.html; http://averages.dowjones.com   1946: Slow down, … Continue reading

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This Day In Financial History – Jan 16

From the great Jason Zweig January 16: 1991: The Persian Gulf war begins (at 7 p.m., Eastern Time) as the U.S. transforms Operation Desert Shield into Operation Desert Storm by launching its aerial bombardment of Baghdad and Kuwait. http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Aug2000/n08082000_20008088.html; http://www.desert-storm.com/War/chronology.htmlContinue reading

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