Tag Archives: Equities

Revisiting “Sell in May and Go Away”

This is a slightly stale press release by now, but on April 17th BofA Merrill Lynch released its monthly Fund Manager Survey.  I revisit the topic because as May begins, I cannot help but to hear a discussion about, “Sell … Continue reading

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Orderly Decline; Awaiting Plethora of Data

Today was light on economic data, although some will point to the Chicago Purchasing Managers Index as the reason for the decline in equities.  The index fell to 56.2; the lowest reading since September 2009.  A reading above 50 indicates … Continue reading

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Mixed Data, Mixed Reaction, Awaiting AAPL

The first tick on the SPX today was slightly negative–the low of the day. From there, the SPX made its way to 1375, pausing only briefly in advance of the 10 AM economic releases. Although several indicators came out this … Continue reading

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Seriously Negative Alpha

With the S&P 500 up nearly 9% since the beginning of the calendar year, it would be prudent to take the opportunity to understand your game theory going forward. As I’ve previously stated, I believe a consistent 5% annualized return … Continue reading

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