Historical stock market cycles suggest a decent Santa Claus rally lies ahead

The S&P 500 peaked in mid September at 1,474.51. Since then uncertainty over the outcome of the US election and the resolution of the fiscal cliff has caused US stocks to drift lower. However historical stock market cycles suggest a decent Santa Claus rally lies ahead.

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Market outlook: Applying cycles analysis to the future direction of stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies & gold

Famed technical analyst, Charles Nenner, makes his market predictions using mathematical analysis of market cycles, and although his technique might seem unorthodox, there can be no denying the accuracy of his market forecasts. This article examines his current outlook for stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies and gold.

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Get rich slowly

Arguably the simplest way to make handsome returns in the stock market is by riding a long-term bull market from its early stages through to its completion. Investors who can identify these secular trends early, and who have the patients to sit tight need only make a handful of investment decisions in their lifetime. Getting [...]

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Stocks will remain in a secular bear market until 2020

Since the year 2000 the world’s major stock markets have been in a long downtrend known as a secular bear market. Throughout this period stocks have moved up and down in shorter-term cyclical bull and bear phases, however they are no higher today than they were 12 years ago, and there is now evidence that [...]

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BBC Radio 4 Money Box – 11 April 2012: What I Would Have Said To Stephen From Shropshire

Listening to last Wednesday’s Money Box Live programme on BBC Radio 4, I found myself becoming increasingly irritated at the lack of insight or helpful comment provided by the programme’s panel of guest experts. I have therefore decided to provide my own response to Stephen from Shropshire. The subject of last Wednesday’s Money Box Live [...]

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