Author Archives: Johan Lindén

Key Reversal

Last night we had a Key Reversal in the both the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ. If one is to believe in classical technical analysis and its followers that is a sign of exhaustion and means that we should go … Continue reading

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S&P 500 Makes a New Multi-Year High

Some people cannot believe it — The S&P 500 and the NASDAQ 100 has made a new four-year high under what seems the be a financial Armageddon if one was to listen to the financial press. Readers here should not … Continue reading

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Speculative Stocks

Most first-time investors and gamblers seem to focus on high beta stocks or markets, such as oil prospecting companies or the Russian stock market. In the article in the link below there is an explanation why there may be a … Continue reading

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Do You Understand Financial Markets?

Many think that they can easily understand human behavior and financial markets by reading financial press and use common sense. But when an outcome is based on complex factors such as human behavior, than outcomes can be counter-intuitive. For instance, … Continue reading

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Cash Better than Stocks?

In my search to provide you with more evidence that stock investments are bad placement for most investors/traders, I found an article about the e-book “Monkey With a Pin.” It’s free so go ahead and read it. According to the … Continue reading

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Stock Market Analysis Follow-up

In my previous stock market analysis I thought the market would make a down turn before reaching multi-year highs and then make a false break up before a big downward trend. What happened was, as you can see in the … Continue reading

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Most People Should Rely on Passive Investment

The intelligence of the average stockholder is probably above the population average. Still they cannot bet the index. That is to say they cannot even beat random guessing, a coin flip, or similar, as the chart below shows.

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Buffett Doesn’t Like Gold

Warren Buffett, the world’s most famous and richest investor, wrote the following in his annual letter to his stockholder: “Today the world’s gold stock is about 170,000 metric tons. If all of this gold were melded together, it would form … Continue reading

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My Ideal Scenario

It is said be many, and I agree, that the stock market is rigged so that as many people as possible will be wrong as often as possible. This contrarian thinking is also backed by many studies which show that … Continue reading

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Sentiment Getting Too Bullish

At this time I would recommend everyone to get out of all high risk assets such as stocks as we are reaching a multi-month high. There are too many factors to mention but I will add two charts from the … Continue reading

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