After Jackson Hole – 4Q 2011 Market Outlook

The financial world eagerly awaited Ben Bernanke’s annual speech from Jackson Hole, Wyoming on Friday morning August 26th, 2011. Market analysts and economists focused on trying to predict what panacea the Federal Reserve Chairman would offer to an ailing economy struggling to grow with unusually decade-high unemployment, low consumer demand, and depressed prices. Of the … Continue reading

Dow 11,000 is just the start

Breaking 11,000 is the first step in a big move to the upside. Expectations of QE are lifting equity markets higher as anticipated. The Fed has run out of monetary ammunition with almost 0% interest rates, and has to resort to QE in order to minimize the chance of a double dip.  Get positioned for … Continue reading

Accumulation or Viscous distribution?

August’s performance in the markets was the worst in nine years.  So dismal that the S&P 500 lost -4.7% on the month.  But what has become more alarming for investors is renewed talks of a double-dip recession.  Mohamed El-Erian, co-chief executive of bond fund giant Pimco and InvestorJabber extraordinaire, places the risk of a double-dip … Continue reading

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