A Manic Stock Market Leaves Behind An Extreme August Drawdown – Above the 40 (August 9, 2019)

Much ado about nothing? The 15-minute chart of the S&P 500 (SPY) shows the gory details of a manic swoon to a near flat close for the week.

AT40 = 37.3% of stocks are trading above their respective 40-day moving averages (DMAs) AT200 = 46.5% of stocks are trading above their respective 200DMAs VIX = 18.0Short-term Trading Call: neutral (caveats below!) Stock Market Commentary The S&P 500 (SPY) ended the week almost where it started. In between the bookends, the market gyrated wildly … Read more

Internet Stock Valuation Update: Shaved Around the Edges

Here is a very quick tax-day valuation update on select Internet-related stocks. The ordering of stocks by price-to-sales (P/S) ratios did not change much but several stocks have retreated off their most stretched valuations. However, nothing that WAS “expensive” has suddenly become “cheap” now… Click image for details… Source: P/S data from Yahoo Finance {I … Read more

Valuations On High-Flying Internet-Related Stocks Continue to Race Upward

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on October 20, 2013. Click here to read the entire piece.) This post rides piggyback on a recent Seeking Alpha Market Current quoting concerns from Art Cashin (formerly featured on CNBC) regarding “a bubble in cloud/mobile tech names” and is a follow-up … Read more

Valuation Update: Internet High-Fliers Experience Large Mark-Ups

Many internet-related stocks have been on fire lately. In many ways, the run-up has been about mobile, so it may not even be technically accurate to call this feature a valuation update on internet-related stocks. Regardless, the most notable change since the last update in mid-June is that the internet high-fliers have experienced significant run-ups … Read more

Valuation Update: Facebook Falls, LinkedIn Remains Atop Internet Stocks

This post is a quick update on data that I maintain on price/sales (P/S) ratios on select internet stocks. I periodically refresh the data from Yahoo!Finance (semi-automated with links into a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet) and add the latest data to a chart. The chart is starting to get crowded so I may soon need to … Read more

T2108 Update (May 22, 2013) – Overbought Period Ends With Blow-Off Tops And Sell Signals

(T2108 measures the percentage of stocks trading above their respective 40-day moving averages [DMAs]. It helps to identify extremes in market sentiment that are highly likely to reverse. To learn more about it, see my T2108 Resource Page. You can follow real-time T2108 commentary on twitter using the #T2108 hashtag. T2108-related trades and other trades … Read more