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Stock Markets Analysis & Opinion

Doug Short
Is The Stock Market Cheap?
By Doug Short - Jul 02, 2015

Here is a new update of a popular market valuation method using the most recent Standard & Poor's "as reported" earnings and earnings estimates and the index monthly average of daily closes for ...

Doug Short
Crestmont Market Valuation Update
By Doug Short - Jul 02, 2015

Quick take: Based on the June S&P 500 average of daily closes, the Crestmont P/E is 97% above its arithmetic mean and at the 98th percentile of this fourteen-plus-decade monthly metric. The 2011 ...

Doug Short
The Q Ratio And Market Valuation: June Update
By Doug Short - Jul 02, 2015

The Q Ratio is a popular method of estimating the fair value of the stock market developed by Nobel Laureate James Tobin. It's a fairly simple concept, but laborious to calculate. The Q Ratio is the ...

Lance Roberts
The Greek Crisis And The China Threat  
By Lance Roberts - Jul 02, 2015

I spent a few minutes with my friends at Fox 26 Houston on Tuesday discussing the issues surrounding the Greek financial/debt crisis and also the one thing that no one is looking at - China. As I ...

Declan Fallon
Weak Bounce On Lower Volume
By Declan Fallon - Jul 02, 2015

The bounce yesterday wasn't particularly strong, and volume was down from Tuesday. Yesterday's action keeps resistance in play, and maintains the dominance of Monday's sell-off. The S&P tagged ...

Strawberry Blonde
SPX Candles So Far This Year
By Strawberry Blonde - Jul 01, 2015

Q2 of 2015 closed today (Tuesday, June 30). The following describes candle action, to date, in four timeframes — Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly and Weekly. Each candle shown on the following chart ...

Tim Knight
That Not-So-Fresh Feeling
By Tim Knight - Jul 01, 2015

I shorted Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM) yesterday for a couple of reasons. First, this Whole Foods (NASDAQ:WFM) copycat, from what I can tell visiting their stores, are pretty second rate. I do ...

Chris Kimble
Shanghai Index At Historic Reversal
By Chris Kimble - Jul 01, 2015

Much of the attention around the world seems to be revolving around a small country called Greece. What about the most populated country in the world (China) -- any key messages coming from ...

Tim Knight
Tsipras Wilts Futures Pop
By Tim Knight - Jul 01, 2015

Pfft. And for once I thought the earth had found a politician who was bold and firm. What a joke! This guy was able to defy authority by defaulting for literally a few hours. Then it’s all back ...

Dow Jones And S&P 500 Futures: July 1st, 2015
By ICN.com  - Jul 01, 2015

Dow Jones We have been so clear when we recommended our subscribers in the evening update to close all short positions taken earlier, as we were content with the profits we made since the opening of ...

Cam Hui
Time For A Market Bounce?
By Cam Hui - Jul 01, 2015 1

I have written about my Trifecta bottom spotting model before (as an example see Sell Rosh Hashanah?). It consists of the following three conditions, which must occur closely (within a week) of each ...