Author | Mike Doran


Capital Protection Is Key in This Random Market

June 10, 2010


The current stock-market correction is still very questionable, and there's a higher risk to being heavily invested in stocks right now. Trading remains more random than not, and driven essentially by the news headlines of the day. For now, protection of capital is key.

Stop, Look, and Listen

April 30, 2010


The sell-off today and last Tuesday deserves close attention. We believe for a number of reasons that we are at a "Stop Look and Listen" point in the market. What I mean by this is that we are at a higher probability point where the market will begin to pull back.

Silver Linings and Dark Clouds in Employment Data

April 06, 2010


It was a bit of a roller-coaster trade in the stock market last Thursday, but when it was all said and done, the stock market resolved its affairs in much the same way it did in the first quarter. That is, it saw the downswing as a buying opportunity and ended the session on an upswing.

A Cosmetic Rally

October 30, 2009


The catalyst for yesterday's broad-based rally was the better-than-expected Q3 GDP report. The report itself looked good at first glance, but if you take away some of the cosmetics--namely government stimulus---the seemingly beautiful GDP report looked a little less appealing.