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S&P 500 E-mini tests support

The S&P 500 (September 2014) E-mini is retracing for another test of support at 2000. Markets were closed Monday for Labor Day. Respect of support is likely and would signal an advance to 2100*. 20 more words

US & Canada

Rising Risks In The Quest For Yield

Income oriented investors have been traveling through a yield desert over the last several years. Thanks to extraordinary monetary policy from the U.S. Federal Reserve that has included keeping interest rates pinned at zero percent for the last five years, those living on fixed incomes including retirees have been forced out of the safety of FDIC insured saving deposits and into various higher risk investment vehicles in an effort to find yield. 88 more words

Market Outlook

Thoughts on the S&P 500 for September 1st

Overall S&P 500 Market –

For the sixth consecutive week, the average current P/E for overall S&P 500 increased.  The average for the market is now resting at 39.38.  928 more words

Record Closing S&P 500 Levels: What Does this Mean?

This past week has been one of the most exciting in history for the S&P 500. After pushing above the milestone 2000 mark a number of times, it wasn’t quite able to hold the level until last Tuesday, with a record close of 2000.02. 449 more words

S&P 500

Last week's review

After a long summer I am back in business with more interesting articles and posts on my blog. Excited to see the autumn with its striking colors and looking forward to seeing where the markets are heading by the year end. 159 more words

Investments

Trend Following: Moving Averages

I became a big fan of technical analyses and trend following after I read the  A Quantitative Approach to Tactical Asset Allocation (2006) paper by Mebane Faber in which he examines one of the trading models that we will be discussing below. 540 more words

Moving Average