Archive for March, 2011

Missing Out The danger of trying to time the market is that you can miss out on days like last Monday, when the Dow Jones industrial average climbed 178 points. That’s because much of the gains for a long-term stock investor come from just a handful of really great days, according to Oppenheimer. It found […]

This is the greatest country in the world. We are the most innovative, the most optimistic, and a country with the most freedom. As painful as the last few years have been, one thing remains true: This, too, will pass. While the unrest in the Middle East & the tsunami in Japan has caused investor […]

Federal Reserve board is more upbeat in its outlook and will continue its bond buying program. Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in January suggests that the economic recovery is on a firmer footing, and overall conditions in the labor market appear to be improving. Household spending and business investments in equipment […]

You can now watch Ron Sloy’s video regarding his 2010 Annual Review and his 2011 Market Outlook. Just visit the Ron Sloy YouTube Channel ( Learn more about Ron Sloy.

Legg Mason Capital Management, Chief Investmest Officer, Bill Miller says it’s time to buy the banks. He sees financial stocks, namely U.S. banks, as a key catalyst for the next stage of gains in the financial markets. Miller sees Financial stocks climbing 30 percent to 50 percent over the next two years. Miller says individuals […]

Hedge fund managers trust that Apple can climb even further. The iPad and iPhone maker is the stock found most often among hedge funds’ top 10 holdings, according to a review by Goldman Sachs. Investors may want to pay attention. Stocks favored by hedge funds ususally do better than the overall market. Each quarter, Goldman […]

Much is made of the January barometer (the correlation between the stock market’s January performance and its performance at the end of the year), but how about what happens when the market is up in each of the first 2 months of the year? Since 1940 (that’s over the past 71 years), the Dow has […]