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Copper is said hold a PhD in economics, its price movements containing key information about the U.S. stock market and the economy. With the sharp decline in the metal of late (52-week low, down 17% YTD), many are suggesting this is a negative omen. Does the historical record confirm this assertion? Let’s take a look. […]

The #1 Rule in Investing

“Rule No. 1: Never lose money. Rule No. 2: Never forget rule No. 1.” – Warren Buffett With all due respect to Warren Buffett, the #1 rule in investing is not anything close to “never lose money.” In fact, the entire notion is absurd. Anyone who has ever invested in the history of the world […]

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Everything is Awesome!

The Dow has not had an intraday move greater than 1% in the past 51 trading days. That’s a new record. What was the prior record? A 50 trading-day run that ended in February of this year. In 2008, there was only a single trading day with an intraday range less than 1% (December 24, […]

The Nasdaq 100 ETF is in the midst of its longest uptrend in history: 138 consecutive trading days above its 50-day moving average. On CBNC today (click here to view) I discussed a number of factors that are signaling a potential end to this historic run (click here for my recent post on gray skies). […]

Link to slides: Pension Partners – Markets Call – June 2017 This webinar is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell, a solicitation to buy, or a recommendation regarding any securities transaction, or as an offer to provide advisory or other services by Pension Partners, LLC in any jurisdiction in […]

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