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earnings per share continues downward slide
by adarmiento 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...

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4 to 5 % average annual return (newsmax.com)
by adarmiento on 19 Jul 2016  2 comments, 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...

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stock market and financial engineering (youtube.com)
by adarmiento on 25 Nov 2014  5 comments, latest 4 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...

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the rent is going up ! (finance.yahoo.com)
by adarmiento on 21 Nov 2014  5 comments, latest 4 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...

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Oregon votes 66% against issuing driver licenses to illegal aliens (apnews.myway.com)
by adarmiento on 16 Nov 2014  5 comments, latest 4 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...

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Renters (and Patrick) feel trapped (finance.yahoo.com)
by adarmiento on 20 Oct 2014  13 comments, latest 4 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...

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stock market valuations (gurufocus.com)
by adarmiento on 25 Sep 2014  Posted 4 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...

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housing inventory increased 0.5 months from Jan 2013 to Jan 2014 (housingwire.com)
by adarmiento 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...

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Bernanke Finally Reveals, In One Word, Why The Financial System Crashed (zerohedge.com)
by adarmiento on 4 Mar 2014  6 comments, 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...

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California pensions impact on taxes and municipal bonds (washingtonpost.com)
by adarmiento on 2 Mar 2014  39 comments, 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 — who often have no retirement savings...

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Why the dollar will not crash (usawatchdog.com)
by adarmiento on 28 Feb 2014  25 comments, 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...

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Big Mac Index versus CPI (munknee.com)
by adarmiento on 25 Feb 2014  8 comments, 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,...

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Home flipping greatly increased from 2012 to 2013 (usatoday.com)
by adarmiento on 1 Feb 2014  4 comments, latest 5 years ago
http://www.usatoday.com/story/

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corporate profit margin 11% in 2013 (foxbusiness.com)
by adarmiento on 1 Feb 2014  2 comments, latest 5 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...

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30 year mortgage rate explodes (g.foolcdn.com)
by adarmiento on 6 Jul 2013  32 comments, latest 5 years ago
#housing

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Inflation apparent (shine.yahoo.com)
by adarmiento on 25 Jun 2013  1 comment, 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...

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80 percent of stocks are held by the wealthiest 10 percent of the population (cbsnews.com)
by adarmiento on 1 Jun 2013  1 comment, 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...

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The 6 reasons for a bear market (aaii.com)
by adarmiento on 18 May 2013  1 comment, 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 -...

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S&P 500 secular (long term) bear market (multpl.com)
by adarmiento 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...

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New Yorker article on the Bubble and Federal Reserve (newyorker.com)
by adarmiento 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...
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