10-OCTOBER 20-2021

Holidays_15Good morning.
The stock market has a number of seasonal patterns to it.  While it’s well-known that stocks tend to rally into the end of the year, in what’s known as the “Santa Claus” rally, that rally tends to start earlier than many expect.  This year, the start date is likely the first day of November, less than two weeks away.
Why?  Because right now we’re in the midst of earnings season, when company insiders are locked out from buying or selling shares.  Companies are also in a lockout period for share buybacks.  And it’s those buybacks that have been some of the biggest drivers of returns for stocks engaging in them in prior years.  Now’s the time to look at companies with some of the largest share buybacks out there, and to get in ahead of the seasonal buyback window, which should allow shares to rally from here into the end of the year.

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October 20, 2020

Who Ass Are We Covering?Good morning.
Even though interest rates are at zero percent, the stock market still wants to see more stimulus — and soon.  After negotiations broke down on Monday for putting more money into the hands of Americans, stocks slid to lows of the day.
Add in the upcoming election as well as the ongoing earnings season, and it’s easy to see why the market is likely to be in for a volatile few weeks.  While many investors may not like volatility, it tends to be where traders get better returns.

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October 20, 2019

What’s Wrong With the World!  I can’t begin the list without thinking … Darren Hardy!

Sometimes we don’t have to look beyond the reflection in the mirror to begin this discussion…

Old can be new!  😉

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