Earlier this month, Tom and I had the pleasure to spend three days at the Dorsey Wright Point and Figure Institute. This was Tom’s second time traveling down to Richmond for the event and my first. These kind of experiences help us to hone our skills in point and figure charting. If you know us… [Read More] 2014 Dorsey Wright Point and Figure Institute
Last week, Tom and I discussed stock market seasonality on our weekly podcast, which you can find here: https://mullooly.net/stock-market-seasonality/7785 We’ve found that stock market seasonality studies are extremely interesting and useful, however they’re no substitute for a game plan. We rely on point and figure charts and relative strength to dictate our plan for investing… [Read More] Turn of Year Stock Market Seasonality Model
You’ve likely heard this saying before as it applies to many different situations in life. Today I want to focus on a quite literal application of the phrase. FINRA publishes a section on their site devoted to investor safety called Protect Yourself. In September they shared an update on “Free Lunch” Investment Seminars. They provide… [Read More] There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch
As part of the generation referred to as “millennials” I’m used to reading opinion pieces about what other people think of us. Sometimes I agree with their opinions, other times I don’t. Today I read an article that I agree with 100%. It was written by Patrick O’Shaughnessy and featured on MarketWatch. I frequent Patrick’s… [Read More] Millennials and Retirement Saving
SP1500 Video On this week’s video I discuss the S&P 1500, which is also commonly referred to as the “total stock market”. One thing I strongly believe is that investment advisors should never speak over investors’ heads. While Tom and I (and other investment advisors, brokers, etc.) understand what makes up the S&P 1500, it… [Read More] What Makes Up the S&P 1500 Index?
After the month we’ve experienced here in October 2014, I cannot believe I’m writing that we may see the S&P 500 extend its streak of new monthly all-time highs. Currently (through September 2014) the S&P 500 has reached a new all-time high in 15 straight months! That’s a historically good run. A few weeks ago… [Read More] Historical Halloween Returns