Investor Sentiment

Confidence Confusion

By, 03/31/2008
New data shows consumers have the blues. Will stocks follow their wallowing? read more
Politics

Goldilocks Government

By, 03/28/2008
A "Goldilocks” government solution—just the right amount of government intervention and regulation—in economic markets is merely a fairytale.read more
Finance Theory

Not Quite to the Nines

By, 03/27/2008
Investors tend to justify beliefs by searching out patterns where there are none and assigning meaning to the meaningless.read more
Others

Positively Ignored

By, 03/26/2008
Today's widespread focus on economic negatives and denial of positive global fundamentals is bullish for stocks.read more
Others

Don't Call It a Bailout

By, 03/25/2008
Recent Fed policies have been criticized as a government-sponsored bailout and possibly a sign of more intervention to come. We view such fears as misplaced. read more
Personal Finance

Making Heads and Tails of Stop-Losses

By, 03/20/2008
Testing fate with stop-losses is about as effective as flipping a coin.read more
Doug Regner
Repeatable History

The Bill Gates Secret: How to Awaken a Sleepy US Economy

By, 03/19/2008
Bill Gates battles Congress on the scariest deficit you've never heard of.read more
Others

Ironman Investors

By, 03/19/2008
It's been over four months since the global stock market peaked. After a re-test of January's lows, investors are now both fearful and fatigued.read more
Investor Sentiment

Whoa-oh, Domino?

By, 03/18/2008
The sale of Bear Stearns marks an appropriate action from the Fed, not the beginning of the end for stocks. read more
Investor Sentiment

A Confidence Game

By, 03/17/2008
Today's market turbulence probably had more to do with market confidence (or lack thereof) than substance.read more
Market Risks

Trial by Fire

By, 03/14/2008
Treasury Secretary Paulson's new policy recommendations intended to strengthen financial markets could prove to be more bane than boon.read more
Globalization

It’s a Materials World

By, 03/13/2008
Don't let higher Materials prices spook you. The price trend in Materials isn't a symptom of inflation but of growing global demand.read more
US Economy

Pawning Stocks

By, 03/12/2008
Stocks have been sold in the short-term to pay off debt. Said otherwise—certain financial institutions have been de-leveraging. It's kind of like pawning your guitar to pay the rent. read more
Currencies

Mint Dollar Chip

By, 03/11/2008
The dollar hitting new lows isn't a symptom of economic or market weakness.read more
US Economy

Going Once, Going Twice

By, 03/10/2008
The Fed's latest fix has markets in a huff. But just what is a Term Auction Facility anyway? read more
Media Hype/Myths

The Trouble with Carlyle

By, 03/07/2008
Investors fear Carlyle Capital's troubles signal larger problems surrounding agency mortgage securities, but Carlyle's woes aren't systemic.read more
Others

Oil on Canvas: Today’s Energy Landscape

By, 03/06/2008
High oil prices translate to great investment opportunities. read more
Market Cycles

Soldiers and Generals

By, 03/05/2008
A little-noticed change is taking place in market leadership. Small cap stocks are giving ground to large caps and the shift will likely continue. read more
Politics

Pick Your Poison

By, 03/04/2008
Whether you fear a Democrat or a Republican in the White House, you can rest easy. Either way, markets historically perform just fine.read more
Market Cycles

Let’s Do the Time Warp Again

By, 03/03/2008
This market looks a lot like 1998—a great year for stocks! read more

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