A Profitable Pattern

I have noticed a profitable pattern.  I am going to cast this from the bearish perspective, but in theory it could work either way.  I have a few other historical examples, but let us focus on the present. Background Investors have many time frames, and so do those managing money.  When you see someone interviewed […]

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Specific Expertise: Insisting on the Best Information

Here at "A Dash" we have emphasized that we are all consumers.  We are consumers of data, of analysis, and of opinion.  Our principal mission is helping readers understand their role as consumers and figure out what sources and information to follow. Background Here are two widely-accepted findings to consider.  Both have strong support from […]

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Dollar Weakness and Stock Market Strength — the Data

Anyone who is following the market on a daily basis is paying attention to the strength of the dollar versus other currencies.  It can be confusing.  While a strong dollar might seem like a good thing, there is actually an inverse market relationship with stocks — at least in recent times. I described the basics […]

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Our Best Predictions: A Review

Last March, at the market bottom, we wrote a three-part series on why a bottom would not be recognized by most investors. Investors would be misled on valuation.  The debate is playing out just as we forecast. David Rosenberg, the economist hero of the bears, continues to see the market as overvalued.  We have all […]

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