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VIDEO: A Tale of Two Markets

Written by David Fabian, May 31st, 2017

In this month’s video, I look at the technical trends developing in growth versus value stocks.  Chart review includes analysis of large-cap, small cap, international, Treasury bonds, and high yield bond ETF prices.  Observations of risk and reward are noted throughout, with an emphasis on trend following and sensible portfolio management.  Recorded on May 31, 2017.

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Will Small Cap ETFs Regain Their Glory?

Written by David Fabian, May 30th, 2017

Small cap stocks are often thought of as the growth engines of strong market cycles.  Investment in these companies engenders the notion of higher risk and magnified price fluctuations compared to their larger peers.  As a result, these stocks tend to have streaky performance that can experience periods of strong relative gains or lagging returns.

The latter characteristic is what many would use to describe the current price action of exchange-traded funds that track small cap stocks.  These passive index funds have meaningfully underperformed traditional large-cap benchmarks as price patterns meander in a sideways trend.

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VIDEO: ETF Trends and Technical Opportunities

Written by David Fabian, April 11th, 2017

In this month’s video, I look at the technical trends developing in stocks and bonds.  Chart review includes analysis of large-cap, small cap, international, Treasury bonds, and gold prices.  Observations of risk and reward are noted throughout with an emphasis on moving averages as a source of support or resistance.  Recorded on April 11, 2017.

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VIDEO: When Will Stock Market Volatility Return?

Written by David Fabian, March 07th, 2017

In this month’s video, I look at key trends developing in global stock and bond markets.  Chart review includes analysis of large-cap, small cap, emerging market, high yield, interest rates, and gold prices.  Observations of risk and reward are noted throughout with an emphasis on caution for new money at this phase of the rally in stocks.  Recorded on March 7, 2017.

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10 Ways I Use StockTwits

Written by David Fabian, September 28th, 2016

One of my go-to resources for sharing investment ideas and collaborating with other smart investors is StockTwits.  This community-based platform is built solely around the ability to share information on stocks, ETFs, and indexes in real-time.  It’s a tremendously valuable tool that many are probably under-utilizing in their weekly routines.

As such, I thought it would be helpful to share how I use this resource and potentially uncover some areas that you may not even know existed. Read more