Contrarians, Hello…

From the desk of Ryan Detrick: “Hedge funds most bearish they’ve been since Feb ’16 (ratio net short to net long), while AAII shows bears outnumber bulls by 26.5% (previous times this wide were Dec ’18 and Feb ’16). ” This is great...
Investors Have The Jitters

Investors Have The Jitters

Investors sentiment has slumped sharply over the last two weeks, even without as much as a 5% correction(SP 500 Index-lowest daily close this month= -4.8% from the 2019 high). AAII bullish sentiment has cratered 18% since May 10th.  That’s the steepest two week...
Corrections Happen

Corrections Happen

Over the course of the year the S&P 500 Index usually undergoes three corrections of 5% or more.  As we get closer and closer to mid year, we haven’t had one yet.  The ‘headlines’ are certainly scary at times, panic sells.  In reality, there is a...
Four For Four

Four For Four

The S&P 500 Index began 2019 with four straight weekly gains.  Is this a strong positive for the remainder of the year?  It certainly is. Great stats from Ryan Detrick:  The final eight months of the year, after a strong start like we’ve had in 2019, have...