Weighing the Week Ahead: Are You Scared Yet?

If you find the current market action frightening, you are not alone.  There is a bull market in disaster predictions, with a chorus of pundits predicting “another 2008.”  Sentiment indicators show increasing fear.  Improvement in corporate earnings is seen as more evidence that something is wrong.  After all, a market that cannot rally on good […]

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Weighing the Week Ahead: One Person’s Risk is Another’s Opportunity

A recurring theme at “A Dash” is the question of time frames.  Let me posit three different investors: The Trader has a three-week time horizon.  He wants action and actively tries to time the market. The Investor has a multi-year horizon.  Since he is not poised to sell a stock each day, he embraces the […]

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