What Investors Say Versus What They Do

What Investors Say Versus What They Do

At Parallel we are big believers in investor psychology and the role behavior plays in financial success. As a result we are always looking for informative data to help us judge investor sentiment. In our first chart a survey by Gallup seems to indicate investor...

Take A Deep Breath…

We have written recently HERE,  HERE and HERE why we have concerns about the stock market even though it was making all time highs. The S&P 500 has fallen 5.61% since the September 19 top and sits about the 1900 level. To read in the media and many investor...

A Doozy Of A Week

Last week, the stock market was quite a doozy.  I have no idea what doozy actually means, but it seems appropriate with the wide swings we experienced in stocks.  We continue to have concerns about the health of this up trend and have used the past few weeks to...

When Exactly Will The Fed Raise Rates?

In the media and markets, there is a lot of attention and speculation focused on when the Federal Reserve is going to raise the overnight Federal Funds Rate.  Currently, the Fed is saying one thing and the market is saying another. Here are the median estimates by the...

A Positive For Stocks

We wrote recently about a couple things that still have us concerned with the stock market in the near term. Here is something we believe is very positive for stocks.  The Wall Street Journal recently reported that companies would have another record year borrowing...