Trends, Patterns, Indicators

Identifying consistent patterns and trends in business and in the financial markets. Useful key indicators for market timing, warning signals, bullish investing signals, and trading/investing opportunities.

A Look at Secular Bull and Bear Markets

By Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives, Was the March 2009 low the end of a secular bear market and the beginning [...]

The Fourth Turning: Crisis of Trust

“Imagine some national (and probably global) volcanic eruption, initially flowing along channels of distress that were created during the Unraveling [...]

Market Valuation, Inflation and Treasury Yields: Clues from the Past

By Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives, Our monthly market valuation updates have long had the same conclusion: US stock indexes are [...]

New Urban Land Institute Semi-Annual Forecast For Real Estate Market Less Bullish, But Still Foresees Continued Economic Expansion Through 2017

The real estate market is projected to continue expanding at healthy and fairly steady levels for 2015 through 2017, according [...]

Russia draws in hordes of Chinese with ‘red tourism’

Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Drawn by its Communist past and a visa-free regime, Chinese tourists are flocking to Russia in [...]

Good uncorrelated performance of Balkan Emerging Frontiers Fund

Balkan Emerging Frontiers Fund was launched in April 2010 and it began investing in August of the same year. On [...]

World Markets Weekend Update: Another Bad Week in a Nasty Year

By Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives, It was another bad week for major world stock markets. Seven of the eight indexes [...]

Property Brokers Falter as Real Estate Boom Seen Cooling

by Hui-Yong Yu Commercial-property brokerages, the stars among U.S. real estate stocks this year, are losing luster as the booming market [...]


  2015/08/31 BY MICHAEL COLE LEAVE A COMMENT   Xu Jiayin says Evergrande boosted sales by 25 percent in 1H 2015 China’s listed [...]

Marijuana Price Rises 5% to $2,045

For the week ended Friday, August 28, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis jumped more than $70 [...]

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