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The Waiting Game

I read an interesting bit of trivia in a Barron’s article over the weekend. The article said that this Thursday “marks the day when the bull market that began in March 2009 will become the second-longest in history, at 2,607 days, topped only by the technology bull of October 1990 to March 2000.” Wow. 595 more words

Market Commentary

Espresso: May 3rd

Espresso for May 3rd

QUOTE OF THE DAY                                                                                            

“Large part of the pass through from the weaker peso has probably already happened, and  the currency’s recent strength will help curb inflation,” Central bank chief Jose Dario Uribe said in a radio interview talking about Colombia’s central bank unexpected decision to lift its key rate to 7% on Friday. 376 more words


Lecture about Malware and Memory Analysis at ITA

Dear readers, how are you? Yesterday I taught a lecture about Malware and Memory Analysis at ITA (Instituto Tecnológico da Aeronáutica – Technological Institute of Aeronautics). 24 more words


Making Sense of Markets Q1 2016

Every quarter has its fair share of alarmist media headlines. Yet Q1 2016 may have taken the cake with a pronouncement from the Royal Bank of Scotland on February 11 urging investors to “Sell Everything!” It also happens that February 11 was the low point for the quarter and the market has rallied by double digits since that day. 337 more words

Portfolio Management

Volatility and Price Action

On March 13th, I made a call that I thought it was time for the markets to begin consolidating. Now some may label that call incorrect as the markets have moved a couple of percent higher, even surpassing 2,100 at one point, but I stand by the call. 446 more words


China Leads Trend of Dwindling Foreign Interest in U.S. Stocks

Last year, Chinese investors dumped nearly all the stocks that they had acquired over a span of seven years and are likely to remain cautious this year amid ongoing financial market volatility at home. 533 more words

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