Spotting market trends with Bollinger Bands

As announced earlier, I will be publishing market analysis using long-term technical indicators from the time to time. In the Oct. 2018 edition, we discussed if we are in a bear market. Have things changed now? Let us find out using the Bollinger Bands. They are easy to use and understand for investors to spot long-term … Continue reading Spotting market trends with Bollinger Bands

Want to time the market? Then do it right! Buying on dips is not timing!

Are you interested in timing the market? Then here is how you can do it right. Please do not assume that buying on dips is market timing. It is delusional. In June 2018 I started a market timing aka tactical asset allocation series, and I was surprised by the reactions to it. Most people who … Continue reading Want to time the market? Then do it right! Buying on dips is not timing!

Are we now in a bear market? Market Analysis (October 2018)

Are we now in a bear market? Can we get an idea using long-term technical indicators? In my opinion, there are two robust ways to time the market for lowering investment risk: either use technical indicators/macroeconomic indicators or use a combination of both. Starting this month, I shall be publishing a market analysis based on both … Continue reading Are we now in a bear market? Market Analysis (October 2018)

Timing the market by spotting bullish and bearish trends

I discuss how to use how to time the market by spotting bullish and bearish trends with the moving average crossover. The idea is well known in technical analysis and involves two moving averages. This is the 7th post in the series on tactical asset allocation (link to all posts). We had earlier considered market Timing With … Continue reading Timing the market by spotting bullish and bearish trends

Should I book profit when the market is at an all-time high?

As pointed out yesterday, many investors get nervous when the market hits all-time highs on a daily basis and start asking "should I book profits now and re-enter later?". Sadly, they only talk about the exit mark and have no idea when they would re-enter. It amounts to a random thought often influenced by what … Continue reading Should I book profit when the market is at an all-time high?

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