Doug Short   

Joined: Oct 17, 2011

Doug Short's Opinion & Analysis
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The increase in market volatility has been a major focus of the popular financial press during the opening weeks of 2016. Let's examine the historical context for market volatility over the past ...
With winter in full swing, we've been thinking about the cold weather and thus our heating bill. Commodities saw their prices drop in 2015 with a 41% decline in energy. With the warmer weather this ...
The S&P 500 again plunged at the open, selling off to its -1.62% intraday low at the end of the first hour of trading. The index then bounced and vacillated until a 2 PM rally lifted it to its ...
On Wednesday, the Institute for Supply Management published its latest Non-Manufacturing Report. The headline NMI Composite Index is at 53.3 percent, down 2.5 percent from last month's seasonally ...
The economic mover and shaker this week is Friday's employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This monthly report contains a wealth of data for economists, the most publicized being the ...
The S&P 500 plunged at the open and sold off through the session to its -2.17% intraday low about an hour before the close. A bit of buying in the final hour trimmed the loss to -1.87%. Tuesday's ...
Here is a summary of the four market valuation indicators we update on a monthly basis. The Crestmont Research P/E Ratio (more) The cyclical P/E ratio using the trailing 10-year earnings as the ...
Official recession calls are the responsibility of the NBER Business Cycle Dating Committee, which is understandably vague about the specific indicators on which they base their decisions. This ...
By Jill Mislinski 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 ...
By Jill Mislinski It's time again for our weekly gasoline update based on data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). The price of Regular and Premium are down three cents each from last ...