Market Structure Insights

Sell Off Freeway Sign Selling Stocks Panic Divesting Investments
February 23, 2022

I took a screenshot yesterday at 2:22pm, on Feb 22, 2022.  Sign from God? Turning point? Hogwash? Those are better than most proffered reasons for the stock market’s moves. Lately it’s been delivering pain. Blame goes to Ukraine, where the Gross Domestic Product of about...

February 16, 2022

See this photo?  Winter Carnival in Steamboat Springs. The Old West. Sort of. People ride shovels on snow down main street behind horses. Now. What the hell is happening in extended-hours trading? Could be a shovel ride. You might’ve forgotten with the pace of news...

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February 9, 2022

One hundred seventy-eight companies reported earnings yesterday. Could one predict which would rise or fall? There are 148 on deck today, 149 tomorrow.  The high point here in the Q4 2021 cycle was Feb 2 with 330. Back in early 2016, Goldman Sachs found that...

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February 2, 2022

There are four Pinthouse locations in Austin and Round Rock, TX. We’ve not been to any of them but we’ve had their scrumptious hazy IPA beer, Electric Jellyfish.  It may be the world’s best. And the stock market has been an electric jellyfish. Let me...

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January 26, 2022

There’s no excuse.  It’s 2022.  Not 1934, when Benjamin Graham wrote Security Analysis. Back then, the timeless notion of buying profitable companies with undervalued growth opportunity took firm shape. But its interpretation would have to be shaped by the Securities Acts of 1933 and 1934,...

BVI 2022 Norman Island
January 19, 2022

My advice? When the market gets tough, go sailing.  Heck, go sailing when stocks are soaring.  I recommend it. If you missed the Market Structure Map, we were on hiatus the past two weeks whilst undulating via catamaran over azure seas along the Sir Francis...

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