Category: Bill’s Blog
WMA Cara Report for week ending August 11, 2017
  • August 11, 2017 08:20 pm
  • by Bill Cara
European Top Stock Picks   After eight years of central bank endless liquidity, passive investing has become all the rage. The tidal wave of Federal Reserve, European Central Bank, and Bank of Japan quantitative easing liquidity has lifted all boats, both rickety and seaworthy. Vanguard, th…
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WMA Cara Report for week ending August 04, 2017
  • August 07, 2017 05:35 pm
  • by Bill Cara
Gold Price Still Lacking A Fundamental Driver with the contribution of Bill Cara With gold advancing to a 6-week high, we consider briefly the current fundamental drivers behind precious metals, and therefore the probability of this becoming a sustained move. Precious metals are showing some …
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Newbies and their Squiggly Lines
  • August 04, 2017 10:57 am
  • by Bill Cara
Thirty-five years ago, during my time as a portfolio manager for Canada’s leading wealth manager, I developed a short presentation on technical analysis for groups of prospective clients. Never did I fail to deliver the message that interpretation of squiggly lines is rather subjective – beauty …
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Why Copper and Oil?
  • August 03, 2017 09:11 am
  • by Bill Cara
Why invest in Copper and Oil? It's the economy, stupid. Economic growth is a driver of consumable commodity prices of which Oil and Copper are the most important. And as I see it, the China PMI Manufacturing Index is an excellent leading indicator of global economic growth. The graph of the Ch…
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Is now the time to buy Gold?
  • August 02, 2017 07:17 am
  • by Bill Cara
I received an article written by a top quality technical analyst suggesting (the opinion was pretty general) that Gold was very close to a cyclical break-out. I responded: article looks good... prec metals showing some buyers coming back, but I think this is mostly in combo with copper, zinc, and o…
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Baytex Energy: an attractive BUY ?
  • August 01, 2017 05:27 pm
  • by pierre brodeur
This stock is not for the faint of heart. I cannot predict its volatility in the future but I can examine its return potential over multiple time-frames and should I buy or already own the stock currently ( as Bill does ) , I can always manage the risk around a core position. Given time constrain…
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WMA Cara Report for week ending July 28, 2017
  • July 24, 2017 01:52 pm
  • by Bill Cara
  Euro Zone Equities Looking Worrisome   In late April, Euro Zone equity indexes gapped higher as investors released a huge sigh of relieve that Emmanuel Macron gained the upper hand in the French presidential election over sovereignist candidate Marine Le Pen. The Euro Zone equity ra…
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WMA Cara Report for week ending July 21, 2017
  • July 22, 2017 01:58 pm
  • by Bill Cara
Commodity Currencies Looking Attractive   Between 2012 and 2016 the commodity currencies – the Australian dollar (AUD), the Canadian dollar (CAD), and the South African Rand (ZAR) – suffered through gruesome bear markets relative to the U.S. dollar (USD) due to a confluence of factors. …
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The Engineering of Outcomes
  • July 19, 2017 08:45 am
  • by Bill Cara
I like the concern shown in the 'Small News; Big Moves' article today. https://www.investing.com/analysis/beware:-in-today's-fickle-oil-market,-small-news-can-drive-big-moves-200201951 But I think the writer might have spent more time explaining the 'pump' phenomenon than what was her focus on c…
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Navigating the bear downtrend
  • July 18, 2017 02:46 pm
  • by pierre brodeur
Whether or not this is a correction within a bull market or the beginning of a bear market, if you are a swing trader like myself, it does not really matter. For me, when the market is below the downtrend line (in my P&F world, this is the "bearish resistance line"), you basically trade the coun…
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