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Dan: A Look Under the Hood

By - - Equities on May 23, 2017 2:53 PM 0 Follow-Ups

this post originally appeared on RiskReversal   On last night’s Fast Money on CNBC we opened the program with a discussion of whether or not investors looking to put fresh money to work in the stock market should stick with winning sectors year to date or dabble in with some laggards. While my crystal ball […]

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CC: Don’t Get Sentimental

By - - Equities on March 24, 2017 11:36 AM 0 Follow-Ups
In this animated image created by Matt Groening and released by Twentieth Century Fox, the entire town of Springfield is transformed into an angry mob, in a scene from "The Simpsons" movie. (AP Photo/Twentieth Century Fox, Matt Groening)

This post originally appeared on RiskReversal.com   CNBC.com highlighted an interesting fact  yesterday about investor sentiment. The last time we had levels of optimism this high was in November 2000: Investor sentiment jumped to a 16-year high in the first quarter, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism Index. The index, released Thursday, […]

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CC: Do Algos Dream of Electric Crashes?

By - - Equities on March 16, 2017 11:25 AM 0 Follow-Ups

This post originally appeared on RiskReversal.com Yesterday marked the 105th consecutive trading day without a one percent drop on a closing basis. Here’s how that ranks among other streaks (from BoA/ML on Tues, h/t Zerohedge): As you can see, the current streak is working its way up the historical list. Just a few more calm […]

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