Much has changed since the ’80s. But the wisdom of the bond market hasn’t. Bond traders often warn of problems before traders in the stock market spot the changes.
Last week, I had a flashback moment. I flashed back to October 3, 2000. To most of you, that date probably means nothing, but let me explain.
Apple is doomed. And 2018 is the year where I believe you’ll start to see that this once-great American company has peaked and is ready to decline.
Malls are supposed to be dead. But the nation’s largest mall owner posted better-than-expected earnings in the fourth quarter while raising its dividend.
There’s little chance of a crash right now. The reason why is because the things that underpin the bull market are pointing higher.
This happened before bear markets that led to losses of 50% or more in 1972, 1999 and 2007. It also happened before the 1987 crash.
Sometimes, momentum is a bad thing … too much of it suggests the market may be irrationally optimistic. History suggests this is one of those times.
If the history of market reactions to Amazon has taught me anything, it’s that now is a great time to buy stocks in the health care sector.
The S&P 500 gained more than 5% in January for only the 13th time in history. Now it’s time to look at what this tells us about the rest of 2018.