Archive for the ‘Technical analysis’ Category

Another Gauge of Sentiment

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Sentiment of investors is an important consideration in developing a view of investment markets.  This post takes a closer look at a survey that isn’t usually considered a contrary indicator of investment sentiment. (more…)


Trouble brewing . . . maybe

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Here’s an example of something that concerns me in light of the current rally. Namely, that price and volume should go together, but now they’re not. That is, in a normal environment–one where things are acting right–rising prices are accompanied by rising volume, and falling prices are accompanied by falling volume. The latter is one reason that folks could say that the market’s bottom testing had been successful in March even though it occurred at lower prices than in November. (more…)