Monthly Archives: January 2013

friday update

SHORT TERM: marginal new high, DOW +71 Overnight the Asian markets gained 1.2%: mostly Japan. Europe opened lower but gained 0.8%. US index futures were higher overnight, and the market opened higher at SPX 1499. The SPX had closed at … Continue reading

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the stock market’s best and worse presidents

First published in 2008. Thought to update it through January 21, 2013. Only goes to confirm that raw statistics are just raw statistics. DOW performance for their entire tenture, ranked from best to worse: Clinton   …   + 226.3% Roosevelt … … Continue reading

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thursday update

SHORT TERM: new bull market high – then pullback, DOW +46 Overnight the Asian markets gained 0.2%. Europe opened lower, but gained 0.8%. US index futures were lower overnight, and at 8:30 weekly Jobless claims were reported lower: 330K vs … Continue reading

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wednesday update

SHORT TERM: new marginal uptrend high, DOW +67 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.7% – mostly Japan. European markets opened higher, but ended mixed. US index futures were mostly higher overnight, and the market opened at SPX 1495 – two points … Continue reading

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tuesday update

SHORT TERM: new bull market highs, DOW +62 Overnight the Asian markets lost 0.2%. Europe opened lower and lost 0.4%. US index futures were higher/lower overnight, and the market opened unchanged at SPX 1486. Right after the open the market … Continue reading

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