Indexes

Indexes

  • Stock Market

    View From The North Country

    December 05, 2000 BY Steve Leuthold

    “What? You’re buying MORE Junk Bonds?!” “Regulation FD” could ultimately improve the depth and quality of analyst research, turning the focus back to more relevant, longer term outlooks. “Sell Side” Stock Research: The reasons why we no longer use it.

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    Performance By Cap Tiers...Our New Measures

    March 05, 2000 BY The Leuthold Research Team

    S&P 500, S&P 400, and Russell 2000 may not always present accurate readings of Big cap, Mid cap and Small cap performance, respectively.

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  • Stock Market

    View From The North Country

    May 05, 1999 BY Steve Leuthold

    Chasing the tale of past performance…The large cap indexing stampede. It’s not too late to get invested in emerging market funds. Also “Richer than your wildest dreams”…The advertising pitch of online trading firms. Who is protecting the public from this?

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    Indexing Update

    October 05, 1997 BY The Leuthold Research Team

    Index fund net inflows remained low in September at about $1.1 billion (estimated). This is almost flat compared to the $1.2 billion in August.

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    August Fund Flows

    September 05, 1997 BY The Leuthold Research Team

    In August, there were two weeks of net outflows from U.S. focus equity funds, the most recent was so small it hardly shows up on the chart.

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    Index Fund Update

    May 05, 1997 BY The Leuthold Research Team

    Index fund assets approaching $78 billion, 6% of U.S. focus fund assets... Year to date, index fund flows now account for about 14% of domestic total.

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    Current Outlook

    March 05, 1997 BY Mark Murphy

    It’s “Never Never Land”...stock market now above all past valuation extremes. Ultimately, a big bear market is out there, but shorter term the market may go higher.

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    February Mutual Fund Flows

    March 05, 1997 BY Mark Murphy

    Revised January 1997 U.S. equity mutual fund flows of $23.4 billion, setting an all-time record. February’s estimate of $20 billion brings YTD U.S. focus fund flows to $43 billion, well ahead of last year’s record pace.

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    Big Cap Market

    March 05, 1996 BY Steve Leuthold and Andrew Engel and Jim Floyd

    Big cap bias in market may be driven by increased enthusiasm for index funds. S&P becoming difficult to beat, P/E ratios of Royal Blue tiers compressing.

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    Worth Noting

    November 05, 1995 BY Steve Leuthold

    Steve's thoughts on borrowing to buy mutual funds, indexing and an eerie post-Halloween graphic.

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