Posts Tagged ‘International Equities’
International Stocks Continue to Outperform U.S.
At Avalon, Relative Strength remains our preferred way to analyze the markets and is the main driver of our portfolio strategy, so today we’ll remind you of what we see as the bigger picture. On the basis of absolute momentum, International Equity and Emerging Markets remain the two top-ranked asset categories. Despite the rallies in…Read More
What Can Dow Theory Tell Us About Today’s Market?
Today, I’m going to give you one of the oldest measures of the market and economic health I know… it’s one of the originals, as a matter of fact. Dow Theory is one of the oldest techniques in market analysis and was created by Charles Dow in the 1880s, yet it’s just as relevant today…Read More
Is Bad News Good News?
If there’s anything I’ve learned in my 30-plus years of following the markets, it’s that the market is going to do what the market is going to do. Those who try to make sense of it will surely give up in despair at some point because there will be a time it defies conventional logic.…Read More
Here’s How the “January Barometer” Is Reading
On this last day of January, U.S. stocks are up around 5% month-to-date ahead of the Federal Reserve’s decision on interest rates Wednesday. This has been the strongest start since 2019 and the 16th best in the last 95 years… Does a strong start lead to a good year for U.S. stocks? Here are a…Read More
Got Money in International ETFs? You Need to Know This…
Does the resurgence of the greenback mean an end to International Equities dominance? Here’s what investors need to know… The direction of the U.S dollar has a big impact on how U.S. stocks perform relative to foreign stocks. As a rule, a strong dollar favors U.S. stocks, while a weak dollar favors foreign stocks. You…Read More
Global Relative Strength Conditions, 4/12/2018
U.S. Equities are still the #1 ranked Asset Class by relative strength. Within U.S. Equities, Technology remains the #1 strongest sector, and Financials remain the #2 strongest sector on a relative strength basis. Industrials are still #3. International Equities are the #2 ranked Asset Class. They continue to close the gap on the leader (U.S.…Read More
Global Relative Strength Conditions, 2/8/18
U.S. Equities are still the #1 ranked Asset Class by relative strength. Within U.S. Equities, Technology remains the #1 strongest sector, and Financials remain the #2 strongest sector on a relative strength basis. Industrials are #3, but are a long way from competing for the #2 spot in the sector rankings. International Equities are the…Read More