This has certainly been quite the week for stocks. Economically all the various reports painted a picture of an economy that could be slowing, has slowed, or is back picking up the pace. Whichever reports you viewed you got a different picture. In general though the only indicator I rarely follow is consumer sentiment or confidence. That number means nothing in my opinion. It is surprising how many bear markets were on the verge of collapse with very high consumer confidence numbers. The crash of 2008 started out with high consumer confidence numbers in July 2008. As well the October 1987 crash has excellent consumer confidence numbers in September just weeks before the crash.
Instead I think the most important numbers are ………. the rest of this week ahead strategy article is for FullyInformed USA Members.
This Week Ahead Strategy article is lengthy at 2300 words and will require 7 pages if printed. With the markets stuck in a very tight range by Friday’s close, this week ahead article looks at a number of topics including investing methods to continue to earn income while focusing on protection of capital in use.
Investing Strategy Notes And Trades for The Week Ahead – First Week of May 2015
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