How to Distinguish Negative Economic News


A few days ago, I came across an article entitled “It is Confirmed that there is no recession here.” But when I looked at the comment section, one reader responded re-actively saying: “There will be market crash tomorrow, you better get out of the market immediately today.” Which one would you think have more weigh to … Continue reading How to Distinguish Negative Economic News

After China Being Labeled as Currency Manipulator, What is Next then?


It was an exciting week we have just experienced as far as market fireworks are concerned. In the previous week, we saw the little market drop after the Fed announcement of an interest rate cut and followed by Trump kicked off trade war battle for another round of tariff hike by 10% against Chinese imported good … Continue reading After China Being Labeled as Currency Manipulator, What is Next then?

Critical Week Ahead


As I had mentioned in previous post that big US market drops on 4th December were not anything serious that investors should be alarming. However US markets dropped again last Friday, December 7th. And this round, it could be very critical.  There are a number of reasons investors should be cautious after this drop. First, … Continue reading Critical Week Ahead

7 Effective Reasons Investors Should have Learned to Love Market Crashes


Experts have been predicting market ahead of us is more volatile than never before. As mutual fund investors, we have to adapt our strategy accordingly. Playing long term investment would possibly face frustration more often than not.  In the following weeks of series articles, a new approach to deal with this kind of market would … Continue reading 7 Effective Reasons Investors Should have Learned to Love Market Crashes

Critical Market Observation


In response to Trump’s firing trade war with China, US equity markets reacted with another huge drop since February in last 2 trading sessions. It ended with the same level as the previous low which is technically defined as the 10% market correction.  (Chart A) However, looking at the major trend by plotting the tops … Continue reading Critical Market Observation

5 Reasons to Believe Recent Sell Off a Temporary Event


Andrew Sheets, chief cross-asset strategist at Morgan Stanley, recently said that the recent correction was just an "appetizer, not the main course."   Chris Watling, chief executive of financial advisory firm Longview Economics, also said that market models show a "third wave" of the market correction is coming.  This comment was released at the time when … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Believe Recent Sell Off a Temporary Event

Surprising Start of the New Chapter on 2018


As we started the New Year 2018, something surprising in the market has popped up. S&P 500 market index surged for 4 days continuously. It has gained more than 68 points or 2.6%. And Japanese Nikkei index has also surged 949 points or 4.2%. It seems that traders are more confident for the market in … Continue reading Surprising Start of the New Chapter on 2018