Sol Palha

Articles by Sol Palha

We have one expert after another predicting that it is time for the markets to crash. Mind you these same chaps sang this same terrible song of Gloom in 2015 and 2016 -- and now they are singing it with the same passion in 2017. There is...
For a long time our theme was to view all sharp pullbacks through a bullish lens as the trend based on our trend indicator was trading firmly in bullish territory.  Secondly, one critical psychological component was also in our favour...
Since the markets bottomed in 2009, one naysayer after another has penned many an obituary for this market. Alas, all those obituaries were based on fantasy and false perceptions; the bull is alive and kicking while many of those experts...
Trump’s win proves that mainstream Media is in trouble; it is going to be all downhill from here except for the ones that parted ways and tried to provide accurate coverage of what was going on. The crowd will turn increasingly to...
2015 was a terrible year for oil and it looked like 2106 would even worse; oil dipped below $30.00 and all cockroaches (oops we mean analysts) started to state $10.00 oil was next.  When we heard this nonsense, we penned about whether...
2106 started with all the Drs. of Gloom stating that oil was heading lower. Moreover, many even predicted it would trade down to $10/bbl.  It was kind of interesting to watch this circus as there is a saying the cure for low prices is...
The financial crisis of 2008 scarred many, many individuals. Add in the Great Recession, and one can see how the average investor can come up with many reasons to avoid the stock market. To make matters worse, the unemployment rate remains...
Share buybacks are nothing new; they have been around for decades, and in most cases, one would view this type of action under a favourable light. However, for the past few years, companies have used this technique as a ploy to hide...
Every few months there is some nonsensical headline that is passed off as news when it should be relegated to the rubbish bin of time. Sometimes it is high oil price that is not good for the market, and then on other occasions, we hear...
We could sum it up in two words as to why earnings recession was, is and will be a non-event; Hot Money. However, for some strange reason when it comes to the markets, individuals happen to love long explanations even though in most cases...

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