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Unfortunately Stocks Are Not Oversold Here

27 Jun, by Bryce Coward, CFA in Markets

One would have thought that coming off of the worst day in the financial markets since 2008 stocks would been thoroughly oversold to such an extreme that a snap back rally would be inevitable. Unfortunately that is not the case today as our quantitative measures...

High Level Review of Global Momentum Trends

12 Jun, by Bryce Coward, CFA in Markets

In our view one of the most blunt and useful indicators of momentum is measuring the percent of stocks in an index whose 50-day moving average is higher than the 200-day moving average. It sounds simple and it is, but the movement of indicator does...

European And Asian Stocks Are Approaching Overbought Levels

22 May, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Markets

Unlike the majority of this six year old bull market, European and Asian stocks are outperforming North American stocks in 2015 (yes even measured in USD). Asian stocks are nearly 12% higher, European stocks are nearly 10% higher and North America stocks are just about...

Is Brazil The Next BRIC To Ride EM Equity Wave?

17 Apr, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Markets

On an equal-weighted, USD basis, Russia is up 46% year-to-date, by far the best performing country in the MSCI All-Country World Index. Coming in second, is China which is up 29%. India is the 14th best performing country (8.2%)....

On Playing the Odds to Improve Your Batting Average

17 Apr, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Markets

As baseball season commences we thought it only appropriate to draw an analogy between America’s favorite pass-time and investing. As every good baseball fan knows, batters in baseball acquire a batting average that is aggregation of a players cumulative hits divided by the total at-bats...

Beware the Ides of March?

10 Mar, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Markets

MSCI World equities are off to a rough start for the month, with 8 out of 10 sectors in negative territory so far: The percentage of stocks above their respective moving averages has fallen: And the number of stocks making new lows has jumped to...

Stock Prices Just Aren’t Moving Like Normal

15 Jul, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Uncategorized

Here is yet another indicator highlighting the absolute lack of volatility in the stock market. The below chart measures the cumulative number of stock price moves of 5% or more over the last 65 days for all stocks in the MSCI World Index....