Here are this week’s “Editor’s Picks” from the NewsFlashr Business Blog section:
Mish (Global Economic Analysis) shares some charts of various technical indicators which ’scream’ caution (bearishness) going forward in the market.
Stock Trading to Go shares an introduction to stock chart analysis, which can be used by primarily fundamental analysts as a ‘first step’ into charting: Understanding Technical Analysis, Reading Stock Charts
Very interesting thoughts from a Dash of Insight on the question, Does Blogging Enable Market Manipulation?
The Microcap Speculator shows that All of the original 3x ETFs down over the past six months. This echoes a similar argument I have that “…it’s not a function of a tracking error. Its a structural flaw in these instruments.”
Robert Salomon asks What Can be Made of the Stress Test Methodology?
“It’s interesting to note that while the Federal Reserve has been preventing the banks from falling off the cliff they seemed to have neglected their own balance sheet.” Grindstone Financial asks, “Is the Federal Reserve the next Lehman Bros?”
A very interesting article from Bob’s Advice for Stocks on Building a Portfolio – Natural Selection or Intelligent Design
The Big Picture shares research on “Markets During Presidential First Terms.“