Oil and the energy sector have been beat up in September. Is there value there? Meanwhile, healthcare is being reviatalized. The tech sell off may be over for awhile, as markets show signs of being oversold.
With such a highly divisive election coming in November, a ‘VIX bubble’ has appeared. This is distorting how traders are reacting to the current market sell off.
Next week starts the Jewish holidays and the relevant market adage, “Sell on Rosh Hashanah and buy on Yom Kippur” comes into play. Historically, the SPX was down roughly 58% of the time during this period.
We examine whether there is a performance advantage for stocks being added to the S&P 500.
October can invoke fear into investors as it is usually a weak month. However, October often marks the lows for the year. Stay diligent!
The key to a successful investment strategies involve three main elelments: what to buy, when to buy, and how much to buy. We will look at each of these elements individually as we focus on creating successful invetsment strategies.
As US markets have pulled back, many investors are already looking for a bottom. Investment strategists feel confident the S&P500 will reach new highs by year end 2020. However, September and October are troubling times for the markets usually. Market indicators show US stocks have room to fall.
Concentration in the largest companies continues to increase. The top 5 US companies are now larger than all of Europe’s markets combined. Covid vaccinations are comining this fall. Which companies could gain and will people accept the new vaccine?
Today we look at Ruble softness along with emerging market weakness in August. Turkey’s issues are highlighted. USD strength pressures a rebound in gold. Market indicators get more bearish. September seasonality is discussed.