Reader Question: Re-Entering The Market

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With the markets having slipped into bear territory, some readers are looking ahead towards the point when a new Buy signal is being generated. Reader Ron had the following question: Thank you for your excellent blog and services. I have read through all the Reader’s FAQs, and I am still a little confused about your buy strategy. Assuming I have …

Sunday Musings: Questionable Advice

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With the major indexes having jumped of a cliff this past week and into bear market territory, questionable (or even downright stupid) advice as to how to handle the current environment has made front page news. Two such stories were featured online, with the first one titled “Set It And Forget It.” Here are some highlights:When the Dow rockets 300 …

Nothing But The Truth

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In the past, I have referred to a variety of Al Thomas’s articles, since he happens to be one of the few who calls it as he sees it, no matter who he may offend in the process. I like this kind of thinking and appreciated his recent piece titled “Cash is a Position,” a topic which I have addressed …

No Load Fund/ETF Tracker updated through 6/26/2008

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My latest No Load Fund/ETF Tracker has been posted at:http://www.successful-investment.com/newsletter-archive.phpBeing on the sidelines or in hedged positions was the place to be as the bulls got slaughtered this week. Our Trend Tracking Index (TTI) for domestic funds/ETFs broke decisively below its trend line (red) by -1.66% thereby confirming the current bear market trend. The international index dropped as well and …

From The Mail Bag: Investing Q and As

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With the markets having more or less aimlessly meandered for most of this year, I have tried to focus on the many details of trend tracking, which has prompted some newsletter subscribers to write for clarification. One reader had this to say: Many thanks for sharing your thoughts and for the wonderful service. When the sell signal materializes for the …

Are Markets Set For A Crash?

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While I don’t give much credence to wild forecasts and predictions, I read some of them nevertheless, especially when the viewpoint is presented from outside the U. S. about the U.S. Sometimes it can be interesting to see how others with (hopefully) unbiased opinions interpret our domestic market and economy. The most recent and extremely outspoken observation came from the …