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The Trillion Dollar Club (Chart of the Day 23)

The Trillion Dollar Club The Bull Market of 2019 roars on, although looking a bit ragged lately.  Some indexes, such as the Nasdaq 100, have gone on to make NEW ALL TIME HIGHS.  Others, such as the Dow Industrials are just below new highs.  At the other end, the Russell 2000 remains nearly 10% below […]

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Four Horsemen Pull Markets To New Highs

Deja Vu All Over Again? In 2018, the Nasdaq 100 (NDX) led the other indexes to ALL TIME HIGHS.  In 2019,  the NDX is leading the other indexes to NEW ALL TIME HIGHS. Nearly the entire gain in the NDX through its highs in October of last year was concentrated in just 4 stocks.   […]

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Dow 30K? Yes, But….

Major Indexes Continue Record Surge The Nasdaq closed higher for the 10th straight week last Friday, the longest such streak in 20 years.  During that time, it gained 21%.  The panic and freefall during December are replaced by complacency and greed.  It’s an Alfred E. Neuman type of market.  “What, me worry?”  Every major index […]

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BEAR Market Resuming?

Post-Christmas Rally Stalling The stock market has been on a tear since Christmas.  In the last 19 trading days, the Dow Jones Industrials (Dow) have gained 2800 points or nearly 13%.  Other key indexes have generated equally impressive gains: Nasdaq 100 (+13.5%), Russell 2000 (+15%) and S & P 500 (+12.5%). The belief that a […]

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Berkshire Hathaway: Buffett’s Portfolio Put To The Test (Chart of the Day 6).

Berkshire’s Portfolio is Heavily Concentrated In Banks Every quarter, investors pour through Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRKA) investment portfolio to know what the “Oracle of Omaha”, Warren Buffett bought or sold.  For more than a half century, Buffett has delivered a compound return EXCEEDING 20%.   Buffett is considered the greatest investor of all time. Berkshire Hathaway reports […]

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Chart Of The Day (1): Cisco Systems Helping Hand (CSCO)

Cisco Advances As Other Big Cap Techs Slump Cisco Systems (CSCO) is now practically alone among Nasdaq 100 large capitalization technology stocks.  Not only does it remain in a strong uptrend, but one that’s accelerating.  This raises the question of why now?  Technology companies were completing THEIR “Parabolic Uptrends” last summer. Most of those are […]

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