Monday, February 1, 2016

"How Much Facebook Should I Own In A Collapse?"

It's the last inning and most speculative stocks are getting sold in size. Wall Street remains bullish that defensive posturing is a "passing phase"...

RISK OFF Visualized: 
The Kimberly Clark indicator:
Peaks early as investors remain cautious, gets sold for revenueless Biotech, peaks late again...


Aside from Facebook, the only stocks making new highs right now are the highest quality most stable companies. High volatility companies underperformed in January...

"In the worst start for the U.S. stock market since 2009, investors have been aggressively loading up on shares of companies with the sturdiest earnings momentum. And that’s raising concerns."

"History shows that such a shift has been a bearish signal for stocks in the past, often marking the end of bull markets."

"Defensive posturing is evident in this year’s industry leaders, with phone companies, utilities and producers of consumer staples showing the only gains through last week and commodity, bank and health-care firms falling the most"

"Wall Street strategists remain bullish. The index will rise about 13 percent to 2,200 by the end of the year, according to the median of 19 estimates compiled by Bloomberg."

Philip Morris

Kimberly Clark (Paper products)

Campbell Soup