The Global Market Update
Douglas Tengdin, CFA is Chief Investment Officer at Charter Trust Company and author of the popular investment blog The Global Market Update. Tackling all things financial, economic, and investment-oriented. The Global Market Update has been in production since 2007. Through bubble-mania, market panics, irrational gloom, and new, new things, Doug tries to keep his head and his sense of humor.
Recent Blog Posts From Our Staff
Summary The bull market since March 2009 is one of the longest on record. But the advance has been refreshed by two cyclical bear markets, [...]
The 4-year cycle in U.S. equities appears to be back in sync after dislocations surrounding the crash of 2008-2009. This suggests an important bottom in [...]
Summary The bull-market case is hard to accept, given today’s lofty valuations. Plausible earnings growth, however, could propel the Dow to 140k over the next [...]
Summary Emerging markets appear to be staging a bullish, long-term reversal relative to the S&P 500. There is plenty of room for further gains, if [...]
As every stock picker knows, it’s hard to beat an index. This truth is demonstrated by a recent study from The Vanguard Group. See charts [...]
After bottoming in Q1 2016, S&P 500 operating earnings just posted a new record high. So what happens next? The chart below examines new record [...]
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I’m no expert at Point & Figure charting, but I do find it useful for big-picture analysis. P&F charts focus mainly on price – or [...]