Market Structure Insights

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November 15, 2023

One time in your life, attend a Texas A&M Aggies football game.  There’s a lesson.  The lesson isn’t that it’s pretty great to get fired as a Division One football coach and earn generational wealth.  Now, had I known, I might have focused more on...

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November 8, 2023

It’s November and I’m in jeans and flip-flops as I was in Denver in July. It’s 75 degrees. But in Aspen last week for a break around my birthday, it was decidedly wintry. So winter is coming. But winter ended suddenly in the stock market...

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October 27, 2023

  There are 1,500 companies reporting results this week, a flood of earnings releases all seeking to differentiate a story, a company. At the same time, the Market Structure EDGE quantitative test portfolio limited to just five stocks could find only four, signaling a shift...

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October 18, 2023

Remember the movie Wag the Dog?  Barry Levinson directs, David Mamet (a genius) writes, Robert DeNiro and Dustin Hoffman act.  It’s about creating a distraction. It’s human nature. Probably a public company that might miss expectations pumps out a lot of product press releases beforehand. ...

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October 11, 2023

Would one expect stocks to rise and oil to fall amidst a declared war in the Mideast? Our hearts, thoughts and prayers go out to Israel and our friends, colleagues and clients there (Ps 20:1, Ps 131:3). Mathematically? The market was primed to rise, driven...

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October 4, 2023

Former SEC chair Mary Jo White once said in a speech, “The stock market exists for investors and issuers, and their interests must be paramount.” It’s a view widely intoned by regulators and on Capitol Hill where there is now no speaker in the House...

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