Going Sideways For 5 Years?

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Reader Jim posed an interesting question: Just read this article on Morningstar about the likelihood of a sideways market over the next 5+ years. Basically, the author, a senior vice-president at Legg Mason (fancy title for being a “chief salesman”) think we’ll likely be in a sideways stock market where momentum investing won’t work very well and value stock picking …

Reader Q+A: More Sell Stop Clarifications

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Some readers were still having trouble about the proper implementation of the sell stop discipline during the recent market pullback: In my government thrift fund, I can chose from S&P; 500, small cap, international, bond and treasuries. The international fund dropped to just over 7% of its 1/14 high today but your international fund trend line is still in positive …

The Best Laid Plans

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I mentioned in last Friday’s update that a couple of our holdings triggered their sell stop points and were scheduled to be sold yesterday. As I have talked about numerous times, I do look at market activity first; just to be sure a rebound is not in the making before pulling the trigger. As it turned out, a rebound was …

Does The Bull Still Have Room To Run?

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Saturday’s video featuring Bob Prechter supported the view that a potential top similar to 2007 has been formed. For an opposing view, take a look at “Bulls still fit to fight:” Stephen L. McKee, editor of the No-Load Mutual Fund Selection & Timing Newsletter, says that while investors may be worried about a market correction, they should be looking for …