Category: Bill’s Blog
Owen Williams: Report for week ending Feb. 24, 2017
  • February 26, 2017 11:02 pm
  • by Bill Cara
300 Point Moves on the S&P 500 The S&P 500 is closing in on an uninterrupted 300 point move off the November 2016 lows. This strong directional movement has occurred several times in the past. This week we looked at how recent 300 point (or near 300 point) moves have played out historically…
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Bill’s Current Thinking: February 25, 2017
  • February 25, 2017 10:17 am
  • by Bill Cara
In my opinion, investors today may be taking on risk that is disproportionate to potential upside. The great majority of the thousands of charts I review daily are showing over-bought conditions. No one in their right mind could argue that the stock price of Apple (AAPL) can continue grow at the …
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Bill’s Current Thinking: February 22, 2017
  • February 22, 2017 06:57 pm
  • by Bill Cara
This year, Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary since Confederation in 1867. Much of the birthday hoopla is coming from the national broadcaster, CBC, in what is labelled “Canada 150”. This week, CBC even featured one of our own in their celebratory reporting. As you may know, Pat and I are p…
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Owen Williams: Report for week ending Feb. 17, 2017
  • February 19, 2017 10:43 pm
  • by Bill Cara
Expect The Unexpected This past week saw U.S. equity indexes post six consecutive record high closes, adding yet another layer to the post election rally that was already exaggerated by mid-December. This market is now confounding the Bulls in addition to the Bears, as few expected indexes to cli…
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Bill’s Current Thinking: February 18, 2017
  • February 18, 2017 04:30 pm
  • by Bill Cara
Exactly two months ago, I blogged about the ocean shipping industry.   A recent comment in the blog made reference to DryShips Inc (NASDAQ:DRYS), perhaps wondering if the Marine Freight (GICS:20303010) and Ports (GICS:20305030) industries are so deeply over-sold they represent a Value play …
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Bill’s Current Thinking: February 16, 2017
  • February 16, 2017 08:04 am
  • by Bill Cara
Very soon now, I will be announcing the Greenfield Decision Support System (or GDSS for short). This is a complex computer system that will help me publish much more frequently and manage client accounts much more effectively.   In writing some algorithms and report specifications this we…
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Owen Williams: Report for week ending Feb. 10, 2017
  • February 12, 2017 04:06 am
  • by Bill Cara
Trump, The Low Volatility President Perhaps the most unanticipated and mind-boggling development in financial markets since the Subprime Crisis has been the market reaction to Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president. For months prior to the election, Trump was seen as the pariah among conten…
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Bill’s Current Thinking: February 10, 2017
  • February 10, 2017 09:58 am
  • by Bill Cara
Re the reference to my yesterday’s blog and Goldminers: Yesterday I wanted to focus people on the oil and gas stocks because that industry is huge in terms of global market cap. Moreover, I believe the rising oil price, which has much to do with the recent price support agreement of OPEC and non-O…
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Bill’s Current Thinking: February 9, 2017
  • February 09, 2017 07:00 am
  • by Bill Cara
There are many reasons why investors ought to be thinking about managing capital risk today. In the 90 days since the election of President Trump, the market has been on an unsustainable run. Yesterday I remarked that Apple (AAPL) had increased it’s market cap in that brief span by about $130 …
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Owen Williams: Report for week ending Feb. 3, 2017
  • February 06, 2017 06:56 pm
  • by Bill Cara
Trump's First Two Weeks & Key Supports To Watch After two weeks in office, President Trump has not been idle, to say the least. Just about every campaign promise Trump made, he is in the process of executing. While it is refreshing for an elected official to actually do what he promised in …
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