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S&P 500 Sector Analysis (charts & video)

The S&P 500® is widely regarded as the best single gauge of large-cap U.S. equities. There is over USD 7.8 trillion benchmarked to the index, with index assets comprising approximately USD 2.2 trillion of this total. The index includes 500 leading companies and captures approximately 80% coverage of available market capitalization. (source: S&P Dow Jones [...]

Jun 14, 2017 1:54pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

US Stock Market & Sector Analysis (video)

Detailed analysis of the US stock market including an overview of the sectors that make up the S&P 500 as well as the over-weighting of technology stocks in the Nasdaq 100. This video covers quite a bit, including detailed coverage on various major stock indices as well as all of the sectors within the S&P [...]

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S&P 500 Sector Analysis (video)

A overview of the individual sectors within the S&P 500 which help to provide an indication on where the broad market is likely headed in the coming months. Following a brief overview of the SPY, the following ETF are covered in this order: XLF, XLE, XLV, XLK, XLY, XLP, XLU, XLI, XLB, XLT, XLRE & [...]

Mar 9, 2017 7:23pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on S&P 500 Sector Analysis (video)

A Bursting Bubble

As one can see in this slow motion image of a bursting bubble, once a bubble is pricked, the ensuing reaction is very quick.  Had the Fed not keep the accelerator pinned to the floor for so long, the bubble would not have grown so large and as such, the mean reversion (which has likely [...]

Jun 12, 2013 4:24pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis|Tags: |Comments Off on A Bursting Bubble

A Rush For The Exits

The day before Ben Bernanke was scheduled to speak regarding Fed policy, I stated:  " I would not be surprised to hear Bernanke give some indication that he is open to the possibility to beginning to start tapping on the breaks when he speaks tomorrow.  If so, which we all know will have to happen [...]

May 29, 2013 11:29am|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Fixed Income (Bonds)|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on A Rush For The Exits