Why Is the Price of Oil so Low?

By | March 17, 2015

Hovering below the $50 level the price of WTI crude, the American benchmark, has been cut in more than half since the highs of $107 reached in June 2014. It is now in a price range not yet seen since the depths of the 2009 recession, coming after a precipitous fall paralleling that in the… Read More »

A Look at Facebook’s Valuation

By | March 10, 2015

This week marks the six year anniversary of the bull market in US stocks and six months since Facebook passed $200 Billion in market capitalization. While the Nasdaq has increased in value a little bit over three times during these six years, Facebook capitalization has gone up some twenty times over the same time period.… Read More »

Six Years of Bull Market for US Stocks

By | March 7, 2015

This past Friday marked the six year anniversary of the bottom in US stock market as represented by the popular S&P500 and DJIA indexes. It is surprising when we realize how far they’ve come since Friday March 6th 2009. That day, which just like yesterday, was a jobs report day (NFP), saw a low of… Read More »

The Lazy Trader And The Screen-Time Myth

By | March 4, 2015

This post was triggered by an article on Tradeciety: Why Being a Lazy Trader Will Make You Profitable. I wrote a reasoned comment at that time but here we are two months later and it still hasn’t been published. That makes me wonder why would you put a comment form in the first place if… Read More »