Tag Archive: S&P 500 INDEX

Market Defiance Part 2 : The Covfefe Conundrum and The Crash To Come

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Market Bash : Trump Tribute A heartfelt thank you to Donald Trump for the word of the week, month and possibly, the year – COVFEFE, because there is not getting over this week… Continue reading

Op Ed : Can We Bring Back The 5 Year Singapore Government Bond Futures ?

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  Market Bash : All About Trump We can feel the levels of frustration build up, anxieties growing that just about anything can be construed as the tipping point for the correction of… Continue reading

Should I Chase The Rally – Greenspan Was Wrong Then Right On Animal Spirits

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Photo courtesy of Ms Jeannie Tan, S.F.   People are calling and chatrooms are buzzing with friends saying they were cashing out of their DBS stocks at SGD 18, after the steepest rally… Continue reading

Prisoner’s Dilemma Assessment of The Market

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photo courtesy of Ms Jeannie Tan, wildlife photographer, SF.   The ordinary person would not be denying that we are living in strange times these days with an apparently random act of terrorism… Continue reading

Zico's Recap For 1Q15 : A pause to look at what's in the bag

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Zico has been noticeably absent for a while and I suspected that was because he was too busy making money. It looks like I was right. ************************* The big story in the first… Continue reading

Market Thoughts on CNY : Little Bo Peep, Don't Lose Your Sheep

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Baa Baa Black Sheep Have You Any Clue ? Not really except that the bond market is a little stuck these days with  investors mostly shut out of the good stuff which are… Continue reading

Zico Files : You got to to be in US Biotech stocks

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The two sentences in the Fed’s minutes that was released in the afternoon sent the US stock market violently reversing its earlier slide.  First – don’t fight the Fed. And it’s not as… Continue reading

Fx Thoughts : Gold, Bitcoins And The Mighty Dollar – Animal Spirits Forever !

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I read an interesting UBS report on why Gold is coiled to spring higher from here. Using their in house model on the probability that the Fed would reflate in 6-12 months that… Continue reading

Equity Thoughts : Gappy Markets To End The Year In Tears.

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An old Nikkei daily candlestick chart. Notice the huge gaps in the opening and closing levels throughout the year. It is mostly the same for the rest of the liquid Asia markets too.… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – calling the S&P500 bluff

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Now that our favorite S&P500 had closed above 2000 for the first time ever, yours truly is calling it bluff. Yes, we had been saying all these while that long term it is… Continue reading