Collective Wisdom Watch: ‘This Isn’t A Bear Market; It’s How Things Will Be From Now On’

Joseph L. Shaefer: Let me clearly state that I do not and, through 40 years of up and down cycles, never have subscribed to the above quote. That in fact is the gist of this article. But I am hearing those words, or words like them
NYSE:EEV September 22, 2011 3:39pm

Government Economic Reporting: Believe At Your Peril and Invest Accordingly

Joseph L. Shaefer:  It was Friday Night Smackdown last Friday when retail sales reached their highest level in 4 months, one factor propelling the markets higher that day. At almost the same time it was announced that consumer confidence has plunged to its lowest level since 1980.
NYSE:AGQ August 16, 2011 12:55pm

Is Wall Street Trying to Force Us Out of the Markets? Here’s How to Protect Yourself (RWM, SEF, UUP, TLT)

Joseph L. Shaefer:  One has to wonder. I haven’t railed against Wall Street's program trading, dark pools, and high-frequency black box trading (without human intervention) in a while, though they certainly deserve it -- and suffer from exposure to the light. I haven’t even reminded myself and my
NYSE:RWM August 11, 2011 3:34pm

The Myth Of The Summer Rally (UUP, TLT)

Joseph L. Shaefer:  I see this market unfolding according to script, "script" being what it does more years than not. There are no absolutes in the market, no guarantees. But many years unfold exactly as this one has, with a good rally continuing from the end of the previous year into the spring,
NYSE:SBB June 29, 2011 2:01pm

Investors: Whither The Dollar? Withering or Flourishing?

Joseph L. Shaefer:  It would be a fine “flourish” indeed if I could answer the question posed by my headline that, long term, it would be the latter. Alas, long term, I am convinced that the U.S. government has embarked on a permanent policy of U.S. dollar degradation. Government leaders
NYSE:RWM June 28, 2011 12:21pm

Just How Sick Is This Market? (RWM, SBB, MOS, AAPL)

Joseph L. Shaefer:  Reality does not always conform to expectations.  I always said I wouldn’t buy a vacation home because everyone I know who owns one spends all their time there maintaining, gardening, fixing and working on it. Sort of like owning a boat. But here I am, working 12-hour days
NYSE:RWM June 19, 2011 10:08pm

3 New Reasons The Case For A BIG BEAR Just Got Stronger

The risks of investing in most U.S. stocks have been extremely high for a host of reasons:
NYSE:DXD March 30, 2011 10:08am

Monday, September 20th ETF Movers: (AXHE, AXTE, ITB, KRS, SBB, VXX)

In trading on Monday, the iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Health (NYSE:AXHE) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 6.09% on the day. Also up on the day are the
NYSE:AXHE September 20, 2010 3:32pm

Wednesday, July 28th ETF Movers: JJG, JPP, SBB, ITB, XBI, XHB

In afternoon trading Wednesday, the iPath Dow Jones-UBS Grains Total Return Subindex ETN (NYSE:JJG) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 2.92% on the day. Also up on the day are the
NYSE:ITB July 28, 2010 4:37pm

Tuesday, July 13th ETF Movers: (EMFN, KRE, EWD, KRS, SBB, RWM)

In trading on Tuesday, the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Financials Sector Index Fund ETF (EMFN) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 4.28% on the day. Also up on the day are the
NASDAQ:EMFN July 13, 2010 4:46pm

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