Category Archives: Economy

Is The Stock Market Getting Too Expensive?


I’ve written several articles over the past few years where I argued the market was not extremely overvalued when many used the historical average Shiller PE to highlight the market as being, well, extremely overvalued.  The problem with using the … Continue reading

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A Unique Way To Use The Shiller PE As A Market Indicator


First let me say general market indicators are no substitute for analyzing individual securities although the difficulty in finding bargains increases as market indicators trend toward extreme overvaluations.  You should always update your analysis on stock holdings to ensure they … Continue reading

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Is A Market Correction Looming?


As the market reaches new highs one has to wonder if there is a correction looming or will the markets continue posting new highs as time marches on. Opinions are varied from Cal Icahn recently saying: I am very cautious … Continue reading

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A Bull And Bear Case For The Market


What if we could see where the overall market was heading? Predictions abound and let’s face it, there’s a 50% chance of being correct. Back in April the Wall Street Journal ran a story titled “Is the Market Overvalued?” We … Continue reading

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Market Correction on the Horizon? Use Caution Going Forward


Uncertainty around the world is spreading fear in the markets. Will Greece default? In and of itself, Greece is fairly small but the fear of contagion is real. How will any default affect Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Spain or worse, the … Continue reading

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Market correction or another bull market?


What if we could see where the overall market was heading?  Predictions abound and let’s face it, there’s a 50% chance of being correct.  This weekend’s Wall Street Journal (04/09/11) ran a story titled “Is the Market Overvalued?”  What’s the correct answer? … Continue reading

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Economic Observations 08/15/09 by D Klein


Looking at the latest observations from the St Louis fed it appears the economy is close to bottoming.  Using March 2009 as a baseline, unemployment has risen 0.6% in July from June, after double digit monthly increases in May and … Continue reading

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