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Forward P/E ratios and subsequent 10-year returns

#Investors — Here is an interesting scatter plot chart posted on Daily Shot. They say a picture is worth a 1000 words or dollars, that certainly is the case in this graph, issued by JP Morgan.

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19% in ’19, Is the ’09 Bull Run Done?

“Is the 2009 Bull Run Done?” https://www.equities.com/n…/19-in-19-is-the-09-bull-run-done History of the ’09 Bull Market The secular bull market officially began on March 9, 2009, at 676.53 for the Standard & Poor’s 500 (SP500), the low point close of the horrendous ’08-’09 … Continue reading

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The Employment Situation is Heating Up!

Job expansion! ADP’s National Employment Report shows private workforce gains of 271,000 in December, the most substantial increase for the year. Great to see America working! https://bit.ly/2QnWz4B

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Today’s +1000 point upside move for the #DJIA ranks #1.

Warren Buffett says, “When the merchandise on Wall Street goes on sale it is the shoppers that run away.” It looks like price-conscious buyers, i.e. smart money began nibbling on stocks once again.

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Powell’s POW! “State of the selloff.”

Powell’s POW!    https://www.equities.com/news/powells-pow

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Will Santa show in 2018?

The stock market may be shifting into an appropriate time to hang our stock certificates for Santa to still show. Since 1950, the last two weeks of the year have been quite generous to stockholders. No one is certain if … Continue reading

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Jobs That Pay More

Presently, there are 7,079,000 (big number) job openings in the U.S. Of these, 6,489,000 are in private industry, and 590,000 employment opportunities are in the public sector. According to the BLS 3,500,000 (another big number), workers quit their jobs in … Continue reading

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Stocks staged an impressive rebound off the lows of today’s trading session. After falling more than 2.4% stocks closed the day in positive territory. Interestingly, the market put in what’s called a “Japanese Hammer” pattern at the close. “Hammers” designated by the long skinny tail and green body in the chart below can be useful tools pointing to market turns. The “hammer” is textbook in that it has occurred after a considerable selloff into correction territory by the S&P 500. Simply, the market made a stand this Monday in spite of the fear and global disturbances, and buyers gobbled up shares, as willing sellers were anxious to part with them.

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DJIA closed down -799.36 points, -3.10%. It is the worst point loss for the Dow ever in the month of December.

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Stocks Are Up 5% in 5 Days: Bolt or Buy?

When it comes to valuing the stock market, the price-to-earnings ratio (PE) is often cited. Calculating the PE ratio for any security is straight-forward, divide the price of the stock or index by its 12-month earnings. As an example, the … Continue reading

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