Dec 16, 2014
After going up for seven consecutive weeks, the S&P 500 snapped that winning streak in a big way last week. The index dropped 3.52 percent for its worst week of 2014.
Dec 9, 2014
The S&P 500 extended its winning streak to seven weeks last week, but that didn't prevent the sentiment indicators from shifting away from their bullish extremes.
Dec 2, 2014
Since the market bottomed in mid-October, the AAII Sentiment Survey has trended toward a more bullish posture by individual investors.
Nov 24, 2014
Silver actually gained ground in each of the last two weeks. This is the first time since June the commodity has been able to put together a two-week winning streak.
Nov 18, 2014
Since June, the price of crude oil has plunged almost 32 percent from its high to its low. The commodity went through a similar slump in the middle of 2011 when the price fell just over 34 percent.
Nov 11, 2014
Last week in this space, I told you about the AAII Sentiment Survey ratio jumping by more than 1 (from 1.28 to 2.34).
Nov 4, 2014
The market kept on moving higher last week, and by the end of the week, the gains from the low on Oct. 15 had erased the losses from the three previous weeks.
Oct 28, 2014
The market has been extremely volatile in the last four weeks. One percent daily moves have been the norm rather than the exception.