The CBOE Volatility Index is a simple measure of S&P 500 option buying. When it’s high, it signals that investors are hedging their portfolios for a crash.
A market sentiment indicator has climbed to new highs, confirming that the current bull rally still has at least another leg higher left.
While everyone has their own unique investment tools, one of my favorite market indicators is the relative rotation of the various sectors.
Commercials are the large Wall Street firms that know the market the best. And in the Treasury market, commercials have been rushing to buy bonds.
An important economic indicator is what bankers call mergers and acquisitions. In other words, companies buying other companies.
Right now, companies are struggling to convince me they are good buys because of one simple measure of their sentiment — the insider transactions ratio.
Cash is where opportunities lie. That’s why the world’s best corporation at hoarding this cash should be at the top of your radar.
The 25% rally the stock market experienced since the lows a year ago has caused many bearish investors to jump ship.