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S&P 500 Index Could Climb 10 Percent Over Next Year

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
S&P 500 Index Could Climb 10 Percent Over Next Year

During the third quarter, the S&P 500 index recorded an increase in value of 3.3% (to 2168.27 from 2098.86). During the past 12 months, the S&P 500 index saw an increase in value of 12.9% (to 2168.27 from 1920.03). Where do industry analysts believe the price of the index will go from here? Industry analysts […]

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Should You Stay In May This Time?

Should You Stay In May This Time?

The old stock market adage “Sell in May and Go Away” has an impressive track record for a seasonality signal; but it may pay to ignore it this year. Every year at this time, Wall Streeters trot out the familiar saying: “Sell in May, and Go Away.” Of course, this refers to the seasonal tendency […]

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Here Is Why We Won’t See The Market Reach A New High

Here Is Why We Won’t See The Market Reach A New High

Stocks are once again rallying after another “mini crash” at the start of the year. We’ve had three of these things since October 2014 without much to show for it. As Adam warned Boom & Bust readers earlier this week, stocks have basically gone nowhere for a year and a half. After the first crash […]

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February ETF Fund Flows Good As Gold

| March 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
February ETF Fund Flows Good As Gold

The stock market’s ugly start to 2016 continued in February.  The S&P 500 is down 4.3% this year but it has managed a 3.7% gain over the last month. Let’s dive into the details of the February ETF fund flows and other sentiment indicators that are driving the market action. The Emotion Driving February ETF […]

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Our February Stock Market Update In 3 Charts

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Our February Stock Market Update In 3 Charts

Investors are in for a tough year if January sets the stage for stock market’s yearly performance.  The S&P 500 finished the month down 5%. What’s more, the poor performance in January has meant that the S&P 500 finishes February with a loss 60% of the time. Technical February Stock Market Update The January selloff […]

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January ETF Fund Flows Send Investors Into Treasuries

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
January ETF Fund Flows Send Investors Into Treasuries

January was a horrible start for the stock market.  The S&P 500 is down 5% this year and 8.5% below the 52-week high.  The January ETF Fund Flows show investors generally sold ETFs holding stocks and bought ETFs that hold safe investments like US Treasuries. Let’s dive into the details of the January ETF fund […]

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Our January Stock Market Update In 3 Charts

| January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
Our January Stock Market Update In 3 Charts

Happy New Year! Sort of… Financial markets around the globe find themselves on post-holiday hangover.  Stock markets from China to Europe and here in the US have all sold off in the first few days of 2016. Hopefully, 2016 is a better year than the forgettable 2015 for US stocks. But it’s looking like 2016 […]

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December ETF Fund Flows Benefit Broad Based Stock ETFs

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
December ETF Fund Flows Benefit Broad Based Stock ETFs

The first interest rate hike from the Fed didn’t deter ETF investors from putting money into ETFs that hold US stocks.  The December ETF Fund Flows show the ETFs holding US large cap stocks saw the biggest inflows during the month. Let’s dive into the details of the December ETF fund flows and other sentiment […]

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Our December Stock Market Update In 3 Charts

| December 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Our December Stock Market Update In 3 Charts

We’re into the home stretch of 2015. Will a Santa Claus rally emerge to propel the S&P 500 high into year end? Here’s what we know… Technical December Stock Market Update Right now the S&P 500 is up 3% year-to-date.  The October rally erased the September losses.  But November brought a return to the flat […]

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November ETF Fund Flows Benefit US Stock ETFs

| December 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
November ETF Fund Flows Benefit US Stock ETFs

Money came flooding into ETFs last month. Overall, there was $26 billion more inflows than outflows.  That’s a tremendous amount of money coming into ETFs. Let’s take a closer look at the November ETF fund flows and see what other sentiment indicators say about the emotion driving the market action. The Emotion Driving November ETF […]

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