Monthly Archives: November 2008

Sunday Musings: A Sucker’s Rally?

The past week’s rally has been one of the strongest on record in some 30 years. As I said before, these kinds of rebounds don’t happen in bull markets but only in bearish environments when markets have been pushed down … Continue reading

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Rocking Mutual Funds

As you can imagine, with the markets having taken an unprecedented dive over the last few months, mutual funds have seen and outflow of assets as (hopefully) many investors realized that holding on to bullish funds in a bearish environment … Continue reading

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No Load Fund/ETF Tracker updated through 11/27/2008

My latest No Load Fund/ETF Tracker has been posted at:http://www.successful-investment.com/newsletter-archive.phpThis week, the bulls ruled and an impressive 5-day rally ensued. Our Trend Tracking Index (TTI) for domestic funds/ETFs remains below its trend line (red) by -12.65% thereby confirming the current … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

After the bears celebrated an early Thanksgiving last week, the bulls got the upper hand this week by reversing some of the losses via a 4-day rally. Even though the volume was light, it was an up move nevertheless. Amazingly, … Continue reading

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Hanging In There

It was a see-saw day on Tuesday as the major averages struggled to hold on but managed to eke out a small gain. The Fed’s announcement that it will buy up to $100 billion in debt issued by Fannie and … Continue reading

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Staying Neutral

The markets continued their rebound yesterday, which started on Friday, and pushed the major indexes up over 10% in two trading days. Supporting cast was the rescue of Citigroup by the US Government along with optimism that President elect Obama’s … Continue reading

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