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Investors should prepare for 'greater turbulence'

Equity bull runs in the past have generally been fuelled by either an expanding price-earnings multiple or positive earnings growth, but both factors are driving the rally this time around, setting up a potentially rocky road ahead. 180 more words

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Philippine Economy Bounces Back in 2Q14

August 28, 2014

Philippine GDP at constant 2000 prices grew by 6.4% YoY in 2Q14 from 5.7% YoY in 1Q14. 436 more words

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The ridiculously troubled country with the world's best-performing stock market

It’s Argentina.

Yes, economically, the country is a mess. With dwindling foreign reserves and threadbare credit that prevents it from borrowing, Argentina has turned to devaluation to finance itself… 317 more words

The Magic of Round Numbers Explained

My Twitter timeline has been held hostage by the number ‘2000’ for days now. The S&P 500 index just broke this ‘magic’ threshold for the first time in history and investors got pretty anxious on the way up. 709 more words


Deutsche Bank Economist: 'Buy Equities'

It’s a bull market.

“Buy equities.”

That’s the subject line of an email Deutsche Bank economist Torsten Slok just blasted. Slok is convinced stocks will go up until there is a recession. 254 more words



We presented an example of a Covered Call for FITB last week.

Using our NQ2 Engine’s inputs, the Option Chain inputs directed us to BUY a CALL at the $20 Strike Price with a Limit Entry Price at 0.42. 226 more words


S&P 500

With the S&P 500 hitting an intraday record high of 2000 (why2k?) I think the following chart is very interesting:

I was on holidays for a few weeks in August and was amazed how upset commentators seemed to be about a 3.94% drop in the stock market. 143 more words