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VIDEO: Sentiment, Trends, and Technicals

Written by David Fabian, September 24th, 2017

In this month’s video, I look at the overall trends in global stock markets with emphasis on the complacency and low volatility. Chart review includes analysis of U.S. stocks, international stocks, interest rates, U.S. dollar index, and volatility. Observations of risk and reward are noted throughout, with an emphasis on trend following and sensible portfolio management strategies. Recorded on September 24, 2017.

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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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Second Quarter Outlook: Trends, Risks, and Opportunities

Written by David Fabian, March 30th, 2017

Forecasting the direction of the markets on a quarter by quarter basis is no easy feat.  There are simply too many unknowns to determine exactly what will happen and how investors will react to future events on both a micro and macro level.  Nevertheless, a look back at recent price action and examining seasonal trends can be helpful to frame expectations.  It may also elevate the need for closer examination of your existing holdings and offer consideration for changes to reduce risk or capitalize on fresh opportunities. Read more

A Look Back At 4 Themes That Shaped ETFs In 2015

Written by David Fabian, December 22nd, 2015

Another year is almost in the books and 2015 was most certainly a wild ride for ETF investors.  Nearly every corner of the market experienced its fair share of volatility this year.  However, several unique corners of the ETF landscape significantly diverged from the mainstream.  This created dynamic trends that were persistent over the last twelve months and will likely shape the early stages of 2016 as well.

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