The X Factor

Mar 02, 2020 |Dann Cushing

Over the past seven trading days ending on Friday, the S&P 500 has fallen 13%. Using the common definition of a market correction – a 10% drop in equity markets – the second half of February just gave us the fastest...

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Nothing to See Here

Feb 18, 2020 |Dann Cushing

The first half of February has delivered another seemingly steamy rally for North American stock markets. Equities have...

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Tug of War

Feb 03, 2020 |Dann Cushing

If you were strictly looking at financial data, the latter half of January was very constructive for markets. About 50% of US companies reported...

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Be Careful What You Wish For

Jan 14, 2020 |Dann Cushing

Be careful what you wish for because you just might get it, as the saying goes. The last quarter of 2019 chased away recession fears...

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Buy the Rumour, Sell the News

Dec 16, 2019 |Dann Cushing

So goes the old trading floor saying, and the news this past week was obviously very big…

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Festive Spirit

Dec 02, 2019 |Dann Cushing

It’s difficult not to enjoy the profits that equity markets have bestowed upon us all through November. What’s more, the general sense of...

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Waiting for Godot

Nov 18, 2019 |Dann Cushing

In the empty space that follows a deluge of new information, the behaviour of financial markets can often be quite telling....

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Grace Under Fire

Nov 04, 2019 |Dann Cushing

The balance of probabilities in equity markets has been to the downside since May:...

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Size Matters

Oct 15, 2019 |Dann Cushing

In the last update, we proposed the following key question for financial markets: ...

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Asking the Right Questions

Oct 01, 2019 |Dann Cushing

After a noisy summer for financial markets, each passing week in September has been helpful for refining the proper question to ask...

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