Sol Palha

Articles by Sol Palha

Not too long ago this bull market was one of the most hated in history. HOWEVER, that no longer appears to be the case. Throughout the unpopular phase of this bull market, we consistently and much to the dismay of many penguins, oops we...
Before we get into the meat of this article, we would like to state at the onset that this article is not politically orientated.  This election has probably been more divisive than any other election in U.S history. There are those...
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...

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