Of Special Interest

Of Special Interest

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    January Screens 1986

    January 07, 1986 BY Jim Floyd

    Only one of the screens that follow has economic sector commonality (Consumer High Growth).

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    Update: South African Hit List Index

    December 03, 1985 BY Steve Leuthold

    This is an index developed in the summer of 1985 made up of U.S. stocks potentially most subject to South African divestiture selling pressure. It includes companies given bad Sullivan ratings and those who have not become signatories. A.D. Little released new Sullivan ratings Nov. 1 and there have been a number of changes.

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    Inflation Watch…Still OK, But....

    October 03, 1985 BY Steve Leuthold

    Examining five of our Early Warning inflation analytical tools, we currently find little if any indications of an inflation resurgence. In a strong economy, inflation could run to 7% next year, but the serious inflation danger lies down the road.

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    An Index of Primary South African Divestiture Candidates

    September 03, 1985 BY Steve Leuthold

    New Jersey’s recent legislation requiring state pension fund divestiture of South African connected stocks may be a landmark. We have compiled a list of 73 stocks that may well be the primary targets for additional divestiture selling by other funds, our Divestiture Hit List.

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    An Earnings Bottom...What's Next?

    January 18, 2017 BY Scott Opsal and Phil Segner

    It seems like it’s been ages since investors have been able to get excited about earnings growth, although our October 21st “Chart of the Week” showed that the S&P 500’s current earnings slump has been unremarkable in both depth and duration.

     

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    Exploiting Generational Anomalies In Stock vs. Bond Returns

    June 01, 2009 BY Eric Bjorgen

    There are two important conclusions about the historical relationship of stock vs. bond returns:

    1. The current stocks vs. bonds performance differential, over both very short and very long time periods, is at or near historical extremes in every timeframe we examined. This suggests that we are at the threshold of a major (but temporary) market anomaly.
    2. Historically, periods when bonds have outperformed stocks over very long timeframes have proven to be very opportune times to shift out of fixed income assets and into equities.

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