In February I wrote an article titled '3% doesn't matter'. This was about two weeks after the market hit its peak with respect to the overall rising rate fear.
There were 3 primary takeaways from my initial article.
Today I will review the 2016-2018 cycle in yields, including price action, sentiment, and the impact to specific sectors. I will then take another look at where we stand overall on the 10-year treasury yield today.
I've been consistently quoting Gundlach's comments on the value of technical analysis from a few weeks ago, more...
Investing vs. speculating in a boom/bust system.
In all my years in finance, I've never seen anything like this, particularly on the upside. The data says no one has.
Before I get started, let me say I am not a crypto hater. As a former gold bug during 2005-2011, the goal of decentralization is well understood. I know what I need to know about these vehicles and wrote about the boom to technicians this market has provided in my past article Cryptocurrency Charts!
With that said, on to the bonanza...
Technicals get mixed reviews. On Seeking Alpha, it seems to be a lukewarm sorta deal. Which is great, in the end it's highly subjective. I'd argue so is fundamental valuation, but that is for another day.
Technicals can, however, tell us a lot about emotions. This...