I present below a variety of large energy companies that seem very prone to a prolonged downturn, particularly the megacaps, which have merely powered their way back to their broken trendlines:(more…)
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There is nothing less fashionable these days than being an equity bear. Wearing polyester slacks and a rayon shirt with an enormous collar would be more fashionable. And yet, I persist. Below I offer to you the ten equities against which I own puts. These are not WSB-style short-dated puts. On the contrary, they expire many months from now, and they are all in the money. Thus, in a weird way, this is a conservative portfolio. Here you are:(more…)
Set It/Forget It
There is a growing consensus that asset inflation will persist for years to come, until – – for reasons unimagined – – the Fed is powerless to stop a downturn (barring worldwide nuclear war, I can’t imagine what this might be). If you buy into this, might as well make use of this SlopeCharts filter……….(more…)
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