Author: David Merkel

Stock Are Not GDP Options

Stock Are Not GDP Options

Picture Credit: Third Way Think Tank || Lousy name, but technology moves on and capital gets recycled   Howard Simons said many other intelligent things, but there is one that has stuck with me: These Aren’t GDP Futures You’re Trading […]

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The Band Travels Up

Three months ago, I bumped against my upper cash limit.  After that, I put an additional 6% of funds into the market.  Now cash is up to 18%, near my cash limit of 20%.  As I look at my portfolio […]

“Do Half” Applied To Equities

“Do Half” Applied To Equities

Four major stock indexes, the DJIA, S&P 500, Nasdaq, Russell 2000 all closes at records on the same day.  From that same article, Ryan Detrick, senior market strategist for LPL Financial said that it was the first time all of those indexes set […]