Why Another Volatility Spike May Be Ahead

In early October, when the U.S. stock market had reached an all-time high and investor sentiment was extremely complacent, I published a warning in Forbes called “Why Another Market Volatility Surge Is Likely Ahead.” I showed three indicators that I believed pointed...

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Signal for Bull & Bear Tracker Now GREEN

The signal for the Bull & Bear Tracker has gone from RED to GREEN.  The market crash that had been underway since October 10th has been abated.  Those who participated in my strategy which I outlined in my October 5, 2018, article entitled “Perfect...

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Day of Reckoning Approaching for Market

A day of reckoning is approaching for the US stock market.  The market’s math simply does not add up. The math not adding up was why I recommended to all the readers of my September 2007, Equities Magazine column to get out of the five largest brokers...

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Frenzied Market Blow Off Underway

A frenzied blow off for the stock market and especially the Dow Jones Industrial composite index is underway.  Investors are selling everything that is not tied down to pour their money into the index which houses 30 of the world’s largest companies....

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Bulls Charge To All-Time Highs 09-21-18

Bulls Push To All-Time Highs Get out your party hats ladies and gentlemen, the markets hit all-time highs this past week. After increasing equity exposure in portfolios on the 11th, as the markets pulled back to the previous break-out support levels,...

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Brexit is approaching fast

The UK continues to struggle in its efforts to come up with the right Brexit formula for a deal with the EU as there are just 193 days left before the due date.  Prime Minister Theresa May has signaled that she will be the difficult woman she advertised she will be in...

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Kass: The Bullish Bias Resounds

This morning the futures (S&P and Nasdaq) are, as is the custom, higher. The markets continue to ignore a number of cautionary signposts/macroeconomic events/concerns and…

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World Economy Stalling

The economic numbers for the US remain positive, albeit they are weakening. The latest statistics are initial jobless claims for the week ending August 25 and personal income and spending for July. The jobless claims rose slightly for the week and the income/spending...

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Confusing Economic Stats

The economic news these days is anything but clear and informative. It is mainly confusing and contradictory. The latest information on consumer confidence is both positive and negative with the Conference Board reporting the best numbers in almost 18 years. Meanwhile...

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Housing and Consumer Confidence both Weakening

According to today’s housing report from the US Commerce department new single-family home sales in July declined by 1.7% to the lowest level since October 2017.  Sales in the South declined by 3.3%.  Sales in the West were up 10.9% and in Midwest were up...

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tZERO to Drive Overstock.com Shares Higher

Overstock.com’s share price has the potential to significantly outperform the market in the foreseeable future.  Since it owns 80% of tZERO, Overstock.com shares are the only publicly traded “regulated” crypto infrastructure pure play for investors.  ...

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Bull & Bear Tracker’s signal back to GREEN

The signal for the Bull & Bear Tracker is now GREEN.   The signal had been RED since July 20, 2018. See Equities article ​“Signal for Bull & Bear Tracker has gone RED”.  The signal switched from RED to GREEN due to the volatility between the US...

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Tech Stock Armageddon to Begin

Facebook shares plummeted by 23% in after-hours trading when the company reported its quarterly earnings and held its conference call after the market closed. The company’s revenue and active users came in below analyst estimates. The big miss is the...

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Signal for Bull & Bear Tracker has gone RED

The signal for the Bull & Bear Tracker has gone to RED. The signal had been GREEN since June 1, 2018. See my article ​“Two signal changes for Bull & Bear Tracker since May 23rd”.  The signal switched from GREEN to RED due to the volatility of the...

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Tweets by Lawyer Fighting Tesla Very Telling

On Friday July 13, 2018, Stuart Meissner, an attorney representing a Tesla whistle blower put out the following tweet about Tesla. When Mr. Meissner was asked as to whether he was short Tesla’s shares he stated that he did not but should based on what he...

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Tesla China Announcement and Timing Suspect

Tesla’s share price increased by $4.00 and by approximately 1% on Tuesday July 10, 2018, after the company announced that it had entered into a memo of understanding with the Shanghai government to build a factory to produce 500,000 autos per year in China...

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Support for US Stock Market now on Quicksand

The foundational support for the US stock market is now quicksand.  According to recently released data pertaining to shares and ETFs investor the churn rate for the markets has increased significantly.  More than $2.9 trillion worth of the shares of the...

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Effect of SCOTUS Sales Tax Decision on Markets

The US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) ruled today that the State of South Dakota can apply their brick and mortar sales taxes to those businesses domiciled outside of the state who sell their products and services online to South Dakota’s residents.  This is a significant...

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Quo vadis America?

The American economy went through almost ten years of a wrenching economic stagnation.  At the start of 2018 it looked as though the American economy was finally expanding nicely and broadly. Then President Trump decided to throw a wrench into the global...

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TRADE WAR Seals Bull’s Fate

Today the Trump administration enacted steel and aluminum tariffs against a majority of the countries in the world including Mexico, Canada, Japan, China and the European Union.  The 10% tariff on aluminum and 25% tariff on steel becomes effective at midnight on June...

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Turkey on the brink.

Volatility for the stock, bond and currency markets increased significantly today. The big story of the moment is the dramatic plunge of the Turkish lira against the US dollar. The currency at the close in Istanbul today fell to 10- year lows versus the US Dollar,...

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Bull & Bear Tracker’s Signal has changed

The signal for the Bull & Bear Tracker is now RED. The signal had been GREEN since April 9, 2018. See Equities article ​“NIRP Crash Indicator Renamed “Bull & Bear Tracker”; Signal Now GREEN”. The signal switched from GREEN to RED due to the increase volatility...

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Will there be a “Mayday” on May Day?

The probability is 50/50 that the announcers on CNBC and Bloomberg will be shouting “mayday!” on May 1, 2018.  The first day of May is also known as May Day. The potential for a “mayday” alert on May Day 2018, is because the stock market has the potential...

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The Decline of the US Public Company?

1st in a series discussing the decline of US public companies According to a 2017 Report by the Department of the Treasury, the number of domestic public companies in the US has declined by nearly 50% over the last two decades. This trend is 100% opposite...

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Near Term Market Prognosis 04/13/18

By overcoming a flurry of negative news stories since the beginning of April 2018, the market is sending a message to investors that it clearly wants to move higher over the near term.  The recent negative news stories that caused significant declines...

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Tesla is 8th Nail in Bull’s Coffin

Yesterday, Moody’s downgraded Tesla’s debt to B3 from B2.  Moody’s also changed its outlook for Tesla to negative from stable.  Because of the downgrade Tesla has been named the eighth nail in the 2009 Bull’s coffin. On yesterday’s news Tesla’s share price...

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Statements made by Michael Markowski and Profitfromthecrash.com  pertaining to returns made from investing in Airbnb, UBER and Snapchat are not indicative of a TRACK RECORD. They are examples for educational purposes only.