Monthly Archives: January 2012

Jan30

This market continues to give bears only shreds of light.  Even today's gap down was met with buying after about 75 minutes.  Unfortunately that nasty gap was excellent at taking out stops for anyone who is practicing risk management (i.e….

Jan30

Before we look ahead to this busy week's data, let us comment on yet another 'teflon' week in the broader U.S. market.  I had opined last week that the markets were reaching points that in Non QE environments were reaching…

Jan27

… and in some perverse logic the stock of just about any internet stock, U.S. or Chinese, began flying.  I would never make that connection as a reason to buy anything but that's the market for you.  Always doing something…

Jan27

Some combination of better made cars, and less Americans able to pay new car prices has conspired to push up the average age of U.S. vehicles to a new record high.  Reflecting this sea change, one of the best investment…

Jan27

While not pure play peers, the stocks of Riverbed Technology (RVBD) and F5 Networks (FFIV) often trade in tune due to some business overlap.  F5 Networks reported solid results last week, at which time the stock gapped up. Disclosure Notice…