Category Archives: Current Events

Don’t single source your news!

As of 12:40, the U.S. stock markets are down more than 3.0%. The CDC has confirmed 53 cases of the coronavirus in the U.S.  Here is a above-the-fold screenshot from the CNN homepage: There is one mention of the Coronavirus, … Continue reading

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Market Insights from JP Morgan for 2020 Q1

Each quarter, JP Morgan Asset Management provides a ton of useful information via its “Guide to the Markets”: “a comprehensive array of market and economic histories, trends and statistics through clear, compelling charts and graphs you can share with your clients.” … Continue reading

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Market Insights from JP Morgan for 2019 Q2

Each quarter, JP Morgan Asset Management provides a ton of useful information via its “Guide to the Markets”: “a comprehensive array of market and economic histories, trends and statistics through clear, compelling charts and graphs you can share with your clients.” … Continue reading

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Market Insights from JP Morgan for 2019 Q1

Each quarter, JP Morgan Asset Management provides a ton of useful information via its “Guide to the Markets”: “a comprehensive array of market and economic histories, trends and statistics through clear, compelling charts and graphs you can share with your clients.” … Continue reading

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As negative on stocks as Warren Buffett

A few weeks back, I mentioned that it was a difficult time to be an investor; stocks just seemed to go up and up, with little or no relationship to technical or fundamental data. Several readers took exception to my … Continue reading

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Market Insight from JP Morgan – 1st Quarter 2018

JP Morgan Asset Management updated their quarterly market outlook, as of December 21, 2017. Each quarter, you can find this little gem of a PDF on JP Morgan’s Asset management website, including a downloadable “Guide to the Markets” AND audio commentary. Topics … Continue reading

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30% of public announcements traded before official release

Yes…you read that headline correctly.  Let it remind you that the average investor does not have an information advantage.  The headline comes courtesy of Barry Ritholtz (The Big Picture), from a working paper created by the European Central Bank.  The paper discusses price movements … Continue reading

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