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Interesting Market News and Views from Global Financial Markets-1

1) S&P 500 back in black for 2015, Nasdaq leaps 2.3% – USA TODAY From www.usatoday.com – October 26, 6:56 PM Tech stocks power the rally on strong earnings from Microsoft, Amazon.com, Alphabet.” 2) Bear Market History: The 10 Biggest S&P 500 Pullbacks – … Continue reading

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S and P 500, Fundamental and Technical Snapshot

The #SandP500 has broken down this year down over 10%. It is time to get some fundamental and technical perspective on the market. First the fundamentals from Multpl.com. Looking at the Shiller P/E ratio we see that the market is into overvalued territory sporting … Continue reading

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Nifty Technical and Fundamental Snapshot

As we are well into 2015 I thought it would make sense to look at the technical and fundamental snapshot of the Indian stock market #Nifty index. First the technicals. For this I turn to San at Nifty charts and … Continue reading

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Long and Short Stock Market Cycles Indicating a Major Market Top?

Aside from over valuation and technical break downs a major stock market top appears overdue in 2016 from the convergence of long term market cycles. Have a look at the long term 21 year stock market cycle (#stkmktcyl) that is … Continue reading

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Some Bear Market ETF’s to Consider for September and Beyond

The US and global markets appear stretched both on a technical and fundamental basis. A correction is looming and is likely to be significant this time around. Here are some bear Exchange Traded Funds (ETF’s) to look into: a) The … Continue reading

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Mean Reversion Upcoming? US Stock Market (S and P 500) Major Tops and Bottoms Analysis since 1950

With the recent melt down in global markets, it would be prudent to look back at historical data on the US market to see where we stand. To do this I look at major tops and bottoms in the S & P … Continue reading

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Don’t Ignore the Upcoming Bear Market

While the financial media tends to be absolutely infatuated with stocks hitting new highs every day, we would do well to pay attention to some ongoing bear markets, Charts are courtesy yahoo finance and marketwatch.com: 1) Japanese stocks continue to … Continue reading

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Interesting Perspective on the Chinese Yuan Devaluation

While the Chinese Yuan devaluation has taken the global markets by storm this week, it certainly is not the first of its kind and pales in comparison to the 50% devaluation in the Yuan in 1994. A very interesting chart … Continue reading

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BRIC currency crisis bad for Indian Banking Stocks?

Weakness in the Indian Rupee will most often translate into weakness for the Indian banking space as potential hawkishness forced on the RBI in defense of the Rupee could hurt bank profits. The Rupee has weakened considerably since Russia raised … Continue reading

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Market Signals for the US S and P 500 Index and Indian Stock Market Nifty Index for the Week beginning August 3

Indicator Weekly Level / Change / Significance Implication for S & P 500 Implication for Nifty* S & P 500 2104, 1.16% Bullish Bullish Nifty 8533, 0.13% Neutral** Neutral China Shanghai Index 3664, -10.00% Bearish Bearish Gold 1095, -0.31% Neutral … Continue reading

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