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earnings per share continues downward slide
on 24 Jul 2016
Posted 2 years ago Well earnings continue to slide. I see the recently-released March 30, 2016 earnings per share for the S&P 500. See below EPS for S&P 500. So EPS continues to slide...
4 to 5 % average annual return
on 19 Jul 2016
, latest 2 years ago Mauldin is saying expect 4 to 5% annual returns over the next 15 years. Well that is just a continuation of the last 16 years ! S&P 500 was 1550...
stock market and financial engineering
on 25 Nov 2014
, latest 3 years ago Interesting... a lot of the stock market run up is due to financial engineering such as Quantitative Easing and lower interest rates which make it more affordable for companies to...
the rent is going up !
on 21 Nov 2014
, latest 3 years ago http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ They dont expect things to slow down either, Rent.com noted in a press release, as 63 percent of property managers predict that rental rents will continue to rise by...
Oregon votes 66% against issuing driver licenses to illegal aliens
on 16 Nov 2014
, latest 3 years ago Even as Oregon voters were legalizing recreational marijuana and expanding Democratic majorities in state government, they decided by a margin of 66-34 to cancel a new state law that would...
Renters (and Patrick) feel trapped
on 20 Oct 2014
, latest 3 years ago http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ Once [rent] is over 30%, thats when you start getting into the danger zone financially, says Helen Stephens, a certified financial planner in Dallas. And the problem when youre...
stock market valuations
on 25 Sep 2014
Posted 3 years ago According to http://www.gurufocus.com/stock the market valuation to GDP ratio suggests the market is over valued. However, the P/E ratio (http://www.multpl.com/) is not that high, as well as the Shiller P/E...
housing inventory increased 0.5 months from Jan 2013 to Jan 2014
on 7 Mar 2014
Posted 4 years ago Meanwhile, the supply of existing homes for sale nudged up to a 4.9-month supply in January from a 4.6-month supply last period, marginally up from a 4.4-month supply a year...
Bernanke Finally Reveals, In One Word, Why The Financial System Crashed
on 4 Mar 2014
, latest 4 years ago http://www.zerohedge.com/news/ Now that Ben Bernanke is no longer the head of the Fed, he can finally tell the truth about what caused the financial crash. At least that's what a...
California pensions impact on taxes and municipal bonds
on 2 Mar 2014
, latest 4 years ago "In San Jose and across the nation, state and local officials are increasingly confronting a vision of startling injustice: Poor and middle-class taxpayers â€” who often have no retirement savings...
Why the dollar will not crash
on 28 Feb 2014
, latest 4 years ago In response to http://usawatchdog.com/debt-de The dollar will not crash because of the below conditions 1. USA has energy and food independence 2. USA has strong national security 3. Interest rates...
Big Mac Index versus CPI
on 25 Feb 2014
, latest 4 years ago The Big Mac Index vs. the Consumer Price Index Since 1986, the price of a Big Mac has increased 171% from $1.60 to $4.33 today. During this same time period,...
corporate profit margin 11% in 2013
on 1 Feb 2014
, latest 4 years ago If the historic profit margin is 7%, then that means if the profit margin decreases 11% to 7% (and an equal drop in earnings), then the P/E ratio goes up...
on 25 Jun 2013
, latest 5 years ago http://shine.yahoo.com/shine-f Your daily visit to Starbucks is going to cost you (as if it didn't already). Starting Tuesday, the Seattle-based coffee company says that it will increase its prices nationally...
80 percent of stocks are held by the wealthiest 10 percent of the population
on 1 Jun 2013
, latest 5 years ago http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-50 MoneyWatch) Increasing housing prices and the stock market''s posting all-time highs haven't helped the plight most Americans. The average U.S. household has recovered only 45 percent of the wealth...
The 6 reasons for a bear market
on 18 May 2013
, latest 5 years ago 1. Tight Money - Fed is flooding market with cash. QE3 is ongoing with $40 billion in monthly mortgage back security purchases and treasury notes buys 2. Rising Rates -...
S&P 500 secular (long term) bear market
on 17 May 2013
Posted 5 years ago Bob Brinker says the secular (long term) bear market started in 2000 and is still ongoing. And that the cylical (or short term) bull market started in March 2009. Now...
New Yorker article on the Bubble and Federal Reserve
on 10 May 2013
Posted 5 years ago http://www.newyorker.com/onlin Read the above article. Add The New Yorker to the list of media outlets along with Salon.com that have started to cover the Federal Reserve's effect on the stock...