Oct 5, 2023
Year to date only 41.90% of stocks are higher in the Erlanger Research Universe of 5,132 stocks. At the end of the second quarter, 51.30% of stocks were higher for the year.
Sep 13, 2023
Back in late July we wrote our first update in quite a while. That first comment dealt with the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting and updating policy.
Aug 25, 2023
Last week we noted here that stocks had been selling off since the end of July. This action was the first decent selling action we had seen since the March low. A week later has much changed? Not really.
Aug 16, 2023
Stocks have been selling off since the end of July. This action is the first decent selling we have seen since the March low.As such, it makes sense to look at the retracements on the major stock index ETFs as well as the major bond ETF, TLT.
Jul 25, 2023
Major stock indexes were mostly higher last week except for the NASDAQ indexes. They struggled for the second down week in three weeks so we will be watching to see if this could mark a trend change.
Dec 31, 2020
A couple of days ago as I got in my car and turned on Bloomberg Radio, the head of Interactive Brokers (IBKR) Thomas Peterffy stated that across all their accounts at the firm the average client is net short. This is important for several reasons. First, Interactive is like...
Nov 11, 2020
There is an interesting development underway in the Automotive Manufacturing Group that is no longer led by General Motors (GM) or Ford (F) but by Tesla (TSLA) which has outperformed the traditional car companies this year in terms of price return and market cap.
Nov 15, 2019
When shorting a stock, there are many considerations to think about. One such consideration is how have the shorts done historically?