Triggers…..

2019 is done and over, and what a year we had.  The S&P 500 was up around 28%!!!!  The year started with a whole bunch of anxiety and the threats of trade wars because of tariffs.  Well, the trade wars never happened, and the tariffs with China seem to be...

They are now calling it the Christmas Eve massacre…….

When I last wrote, the first week of January, we had just experienced quite a fearsome correction.  That correction is now being referred to as the Christmas Eve Massacre. How poetic, and typical of the media. Our indicators started showing defense quite a bit before...

Space Mountain………

In your mind, create a visual of a rollercoaster. You get in line, board, and the attendant straps you in, and the ride begins.  Seems to me it begins to climb, does some turns, a couple small drops, a few more turns, and then it begins the big climb.  Well, you can...

Trick or Treat!

Or in the case of this October, trick only! In a typical year, the stock market has one correction of about 10%, and three of 5%. But not this year!  This year we had no 5% but have been blessed with a second 10%.  The S&P 500 corrected down to about -11.2% at its...

It seems all quiet, but lots is happening!

During the first quarter, the media was all over why the market had corrected.  Funny how quiet they have been lately, but lots has been happening! Three significant trends have occurred during the second quarter. First, a continuance of the multiyear story of Tech is...

2017, The Year of Tech!

There were three trends that dominated 2017. The first was no corrections.  In a normal year we see one correction of 10% and three of 5%.  The worst we saw last year was 3%.  Nothing.  Not even a blip on the radar.  Thus the great fear everyone seems to have, when...