Big Trends Archives

How We Follow Trends

There are trends people tend to pick up on indirectly. Read More

Relative Confusion

We’ve been discussing the lack of trend in the major indexes, highlighting some relative strength in places like software and insurance. But overall signals remain mixed. Today, let’s focus again on areas showing relative strength. Read More

It’s a Happy Monday

It was a special weekend for me: I got to marry the love of my life and my best friend. Read More

Let’s Talk About “Overhead Supply”

I want to talk some more about “overhead supply.” We hear this term a lot, and we need to understand it. I’ll tell you what it means to me. Read More

When There Are More Sellers Than Buyers

People love a good story. It’s part of an evolutionary desire to gossip and to hear tales of others even if we know they’re untrue. As homo sapiens, it’s important we know this about ourselves. Read More

How to Read Beyond the Red

All the major indexes are down more than 2% today. With all that red on our screens, it’s not easy to think in “constructive” terms. But we must do it. Read More

Price Action Confirms Divergences

The trend is your friend… but what do we do if there is no trend? For months, we’ve been talking about mixed signals in the U.S. stock market. Read More

“Price Action” Is All That Matters

My colleague Tom Bruni pointed out recently that many of the same folks who were happy about Trump’s “Trade Deal” tweets when they drove the stock market higher complained as his tweets sent futures lower Read More

Why Are We Buying Chinese Internet Stocks?

With the CSI China Internet Index closing at new seven-month highs last week, have we already seen the move? Or are we just getting started? One thing we know for sure by studying history is Read More

The Real Insight of “Sell in May and Go Away”…

Sayings like these give journalists topics to write about: Sell in May and go away, and come back on St. Leger’s Day. Pro tip: Most of the stuff you’ll read is garbage. Read More