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Take Me To Your Leader

By - - RiskReversal on January 15, 2015 9:25 AM 0 Follow-Ups
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Despite the relative attractiveness of U.S. equities to almost every other market in the world, I think it is safe to say that the for the moment, the S&P 500 lacks leadership.  So far in the new year the three top performing sectors are all defensive, Healthcare, Utilities & Consumer Staples. Per SeekingAlpha.com: The drop in […]

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Consumers Passing Gas

By - - RiskReversal on January 14, 2015 9:17 AM 1 Follow-Ups
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We’re officially into earnings season and so far, investors are shooting first and asking questions later.  This week alone we have seen sharp share declines in stocks like AAL, BBBY, KBH, TIF & SNDK after disappointing results, while those with beats like AA reversed early gains to close down on the day. As most you know, short term […]

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Party Like It’s 1999?

By - - RiskReversal on January 13, 2015 3:48 PM 2 Follow-Ups
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Alibaba (BABA) was by far the biggest single stock story of 2014, at one point rising 75% from its $68 ipo price, sucking out, at its November highs, $300 billion from other equity investments.  So far in 2015, BABA mania has subsided a bit, but the stock’s market cap and the company’s mind-share will remain […]

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