Weekly Market Updates

Dec 03 2018

By Jeffrey D. Saut

“Living with a loss is folly, taking a loss is wisdom.”
. . . Lewis Owen

Nov 26 2018

By Jeffrey D. Saut

“There were times when my plans went wrong and my stocks did not run true to form, but did the opposite of what they should have done if they kept regard for precedent.”

Nov 19 2018

By Jeffrey D. Saut

The Leonid meteor shower hit its zenith over the weekend, and you didn’t even need a telescope to see it. You did need a warm blanket, but all you had to do was lay down on your back to enjoy a great show. A meteor is a space rock, or
meteoroid, that enters the Earth’s atmosphere, and as it falls to Earth, the air resistance makes it extremely hot. What we see is a “shooting star.” When Earth encounters many meteoroids at once, we call it a meteor shower.

Nov 12 2018

By Jeffrey D. Saut

“The true prophet is not he who predicts the future, but he who reads history and reveals the present.”
. . . Eric Hoffer, an American moral and social philosopher. He was the author of ten books and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in February 1983.

Nov 06 2018

By Jeffrey D. Saut

Up until last Monday (October 29, 2018) we had focused on our short-term model’s “sell signal” of October 2, 2018. The “S” word alone makes most investors uneasy. They find the “B” word, “buying” more pleasant. The reason for this is perhaps best explained in a book written by Justin and Robert Mamis titled “When to Sell.” Here are some pertinent excerpts:

Nov 02 2018

By Raymond James

A Monthly Chart Presentation and Discussion Pulling Together the Disciplines of Economics, Fundamentals, Technical Analysis, and Quantitative Analysis
View the latest Gleanings report here.

Oct 29 2018

By Jeffrey D. Saut

Linda Greenlaw, warning Billy over the radio: “Billy? Get outta there! Come about! Let it- let it carry you out of there! What the hell are you doing? Billy! For Christ sake! You're steaming into a bomb! Turn around for Christ sake! Billy, can ya hear me? You're headed right for the middle of the monster! Billy?”
. . . The Perfect Storm (Storm)

Oct 26 2018

By Raymond James

October Uncertainty Spooks Investors

Oct 22 2018

By Jeffrey D. Saut

My friend and mentor Ray DeVoe use to say that going over old reports can be an exercise in humility, as you cringe while reading some errant forecast of another time.