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Brian Gilmartin

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Brian Gilmartin's Opinion & Analysis
A complete archive of Brian Gilmartin's articles, including current analysis & opinion.

One element to watching the stock market every day is to get a feel for the pattern of the market, and then watch and see if that pattern continues. Every correction for the S&P 500 since 2011 has ...
Per Thomson Reuter’s This Week in Earnings, the “forward 4-quarter” estimate for the S& P 500 rose last week to $123.04, or $0.27 from last week’s $122.77. The forward p.e ...
Last Friday morning, April 4th, 2014, when I saw the 194,000 and then the 32,000 upward revisions in the payroll number, I thought, “This number might get Treasuries to back up a little” ...
In 2011, the S&P 500 earnings grew 15% year-over-year, but the S&P 500 corrected 20% from the spring through early October, 2011. The p.e compressed from 13(x) to 11(x) from the first week of January,...
With the roll into the new quarter, the “forward 4-quarter” estimate (Per Thomson Reuters) increased $4.12 this past week to $122.77 from last week’s $118.65. This bump or increase ...
The S&P 500 opened up to a new all-time high this morning, trading as high 1,897.28 and above yesterday’s high near 1,893, and then selling got ugly as the day progressed, with the S&P ...
CCAR is the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) instituted by the Fed and regulators after the Mortgage and Housing Crisis of 2008, that simply means that banks have to get “permission” ...
We took in about $300k in new money in q1 ’14. Thank you to both long-time and new clients for your trust and confidence. Our Top 5 equity positions performed pretty well in q1 ’14. ...
What we bought last week: we added to the ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury ETF (TBF), which is an inverse fund, and also added to Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) in small quantities on Friday, added to...
Consumer Discretionary has long been a market leadership sector, representing about 12% of the S&P 500 by market cap. The appeal for institutional investors is obvious: you get to own some of the ...