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The Trick Divergences Play… They Make You Think They’re Not Working

08/27/2021

DJIA:  35,213 The trick divergences play… they make you think they’re not working.  If you prefer the movie version, in The Usual Suspects, the line was the biggest trick the devil ever played was making […]

US Strategy Weekly: Earnings Estimates and Inflation

08/25/2021

Raising S&P Earnings Estimates In our opinion, the crux of the 2021 stock market can be defined by two components: 1.) a strong earnings rebound and 2.) historically easy monetary policy. Securities markets are always […]

Good … but no DiMaggio!

08/13/2021

DJIA:  35,499 Good … but no DiMaggio!  Some degree of adulation has been placed on the S&P, by the media at least, for its 47 new highs this year.  DiMaggio’s streak was 56, and it […]

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The Trick Divergences Play… They Make You Think They’re Not Working

08/27/2021

DJIA:  35,213 The trick divergences play… they make you think they’re not working.  If you prefer the movie version, in The Usual Suspects, the line was the biggest trick the devil ever played was making […]

Dudack Research Group

US Strategy Weekly: Earnings Estimates and Inflation

08/25/2021

Raising S&P Earnings Estimates In our opinion, the crux of the 2021 stock market can be defined by two components: 1.) a strong earnings rebound and 2.) historically easy monetary policy. Securities markets are always […]

Equities Perspective

Good … but no DiMaggio!

08/13/2021

DJIA:  35,499 Good … but no DiMaggio!  Some degree of adulation has been placed on the S&P, by the media at least, for its 47 new highs this year.  DiMaggio’s streak was 56, and it […]

Equities Perspective

It’s Tough to Beat the S&P 500…Even S&P Stocks Can’t Do it

07/30/2021

DJIA: 35,085 It’s tough to beat the S&P 500… even S&P stocks can’t do it. We’re thinking here of the S&P 500 Index as we know it, versus the 500 or so stocks which comprise […]

WSCM Quarterly Letter

More Clouds on the Horizon

07/29/2021

The second quarter of 2021 was a good one for the popular averages, but—similar to the first—was notable for its rotation from value to growth, and small capitalized companies to large, then back again. Volatility […]

Dudack Research Group

US Strategy Weekly: Pluses and Minuses

07/28/2021

Not surprisingly, the second half of the year is proving to be more volatile than the first half and we believe this is due to several reasons. On the positive side is the strength seen […]

Equities Perspective

From Worst…to First

07/23/2021

DJIA: 34,823 From worst … to first. That was the pattern Monday and Tuesday. The 700 point Dow loss on Monday made the headlines, but as always we are more about the average stock than […]

Dudack Research Group

US Strategy Weekly: Volatility

07/21/2021

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 549.95 points, or 1.62% on Tuesday after falling 725.81 points, or 2.1%, on Monday. This surge in volatility drove the VIX index (VIX – $19.73) over 25 earlier this […]

Equities Perspective

All good things must end…the odds are

07/16/2021

DJIA:  34,987 All good things must end … the odds are.  The good thing in this case is the pattern in the S&P.  The index has spent the entire first half above its 200 day, […]

Quarterly Market Strategy Report

Welcome the Bump in the Road

07/07/2021

The S&P 500 and the Wilshire 5000 both rose to record highs at the end of June capping a wonderful first six months of 2021 for equity investors. Most broad market indices had year-to-date advances […]

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