Tag: 1987 crash

Market Like 1987 Again?

With Thursday being a downside rout that closed near the low for the day, stocks normally see two way action during the next morning before the opportunity for a stronger move comes after lunch. When markets are in the throes of a decline and I would hesitate to call this a decline of significance at this point, many of us turn to history for price analogs. The crash of 1987 really began to unravel the week before which was options […]   Read More
Date: August 18, 2017

Follow Up to Post Crash Behavior

Last week, I wrote a piece here and in Street$marts entitled, Post Crash Behavior Leading to Dow 20,000. If you haven’t read it, I think it’s a worthwhile read (of course I do since I wrote it!) whether you agree with the content or not. Subsequently, I was really excited to join CNBC’s Fast Money to discuss my research. A few things I want to add. I used the word “crash” very liberally in my study. After “bubble”, crash is […]   Read More
Date: September 10, 2015

Post Crash Behavior Leading to Dow 20,000

The day before Flash Crash II last week, I opined that the bottoming process could begin as early as last week. From my seat, it did. One week removed from the mini crash or crashette and stocks took it hard on the chin again. China was blamed, but that’s only a cover story and coincidence. However, unlike August 24, we did not see another Flash Crash. There was no panic. The selling was fairly orderly, which can be viewed as […]   Read More
Date: September 2, 2015

Bulls Hanging On…

Here is yesterday’s segment from CNBC’s Closing Bell. We have month and quarter end on Thursday so I would discount any unusual action until the new month begins next week. The bulls are hanging in, trying to push the S&P 500 to an all time high and I think that should be seen since it’s only a few points away here. But my comments from the other day still hold. I see the Dow’s potential upside as 15,100 and […]   Read More
Date: March 27, 2013