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It seems that Goldilocks has visited the stock market!
May 11, 2015

Goldilocks Economy



A Goldilocks Economy is one in which the Goldilocks Effect has been achieved in the economic arena. This effect is one of balance between two extremes, and takes its name from the storybook character Goldilocks, a little girl who finds herself at the home of three bears. She tests extremes within the realm of food and furniture before arriving at her sweet spot, discovering the item that is ‘just right’ for her.

The term Goldilocks Economy was coined by economist David Shulman in March 1992. He used the expression in a strategy piece for Salomon Brothers entitled, “The Goldilocks Economy: Keeping the Bears at Bay,” referring to an economy that was ‘hot’ enough for profit growth, but ‘cool’ enough to prevent the Fed from raising interest rates.

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9th May, 2015
The Week Ahead In The Stock Market – Some Thoughts, Possibilities and Probabilities!

“Goldilocks” visited the market last Friday, and has set a good omen for the stock market in the week ahead – as stocks could be seen rising to record territory..... .....The week ahead in the stock market will have the all-important Retail Sales on Wednesday along with Import and Export Prices. The PPI comes out Thursday with the Empire State Manufacturing Survey, Industrial Production, and Consumer Sentiment on Friday..... .....Besides the data, there are still a few earnings including Cisco, and retailers Macy's, Nordstrom and Kohl's for the week ahead in the stock market. .......Read more

List of Companies Reporting Earnings for the Week Beginning 11th May, 2015

A list of Companies Reporting Earnings for the Week Beginning 11th May, 2015 -- 408 companies reporting this week, including 15 S&P 500 members.

Flag Chart Pattern

The flag chart pattern is formed when a sharp price movement is followed by a period of fairly flat trading. This consolidation phase is expected to precede a continuation of the prior trend.

Cup and Handle Chart Pattern

The cup and handle pattern, which resembles a tea cup viewed from the side, is often a good indicator of an upcoming bullish trend in price, especially when following prior upward price movement.


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The Russell 3000 Index

The Russell 3000 Index is an important index which measures the performance of the top 3000 publically listed companies in the US which account for approximately 98% of the total for the US markets.

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High-Frequency Trading (HFT)

High-frequency trading or HFT uses powerful computer systems and complicated algorithms to execute numerous high volume trades based on market conditions, each in a matter of seconds or less.

Intermarket Analysis

Intermarket analysis involves studying the correlation between various markets to obtain information regarding business and economic cycles that are occurring and insight into the market being traded.





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