Entries by Blue Line Investing

BLI Market View, April 2018

The primary trend of the US stock market according to BLUE LINE INVESTING™ ‚¹ Commentary for month ending April 2018: The US stock market, as measured by the S&P 500 Index² (S&P) finished the month of April closing +1.47% above the Blue Line, almost unchanged from 1.58% at the end of March. With the S&P […]

BLI Market View, March 2018

The BLUE LINE INVESTING™ (BLI)¹ Market View of the US stock market for the month ending March 2018 Commentary: The S&P 500 Index  (S&P) finished the month of March closing +1.58% above the Blue Line, noticeably lower from 5.36% at the end of February. With the S&P remaining above the Blue Line we continue to […]

Kraft-Heinz Joins the GE club

Last November we published an article titled, “GE’s recent stock collapse: Were there advance warnings?” To read the article please click here. In the article we illustrated 3 specific phases of distribution that suggested the majority of investors in the stock were sellers – not buyers. When the sellers outnumber the buyers over time the primary […]

BLI Market View, February 2018

The BLUE LINE INVESTING™ (BLI)¹ Market View of the  S&P 500 Index² for the month ending February 2018 Commentary: The S&P 500 Index (S&P) finished the month of February closing 5.36% above the Blue Line, over five percent lower from 10.81% at the end of January. With the S&P remaining above the Blue Line we […]

BLI Market View, January 2018

The BLUE LINE INVESTING™ (BLI)¹ Market View of the  S&P 500 Index² for the month ending January 2018 Commentary: The S&P 500 Index (S&P) finished the month of January closing 10.81% above the Blue Line, almost 4% higher from 7.32% at the end of December. With the S&P remaining above the Blue Line we continue […]

Is the Dow within 3% of a temporary top?

With all the emotional euphoria surrounding the continued rise in the US stock market, we thought it beneficial to share one theory, that if correct, could warn the market may be within 3% of a temporary top. To be clear – we are not calling a top, nor do we make investment decisions for clients […]

Be Mindful of Complacency

The illustration above highlights the calendar year performance for the S&P 500 Index (S&P)² since 1928. Do you know what percent of those years the stock market was positive or flat compared to negative? The answer is 71% and 29%. Historically, stock market investors have been favored by a positive ratio of approximately 2-1. But […]

BLI Market View, December 2017

The BLUE LINE INVESTING™ (BLI)¹ Market View of the  S&P 500 Index² for the month ending December 2017 Commentary: The S&P 500 Index (S&P) finished the month of December closing +7.32% above the Blue Line, almost unchanged from 7.95% at the end of November. With the S&P remaining above the Blue Line we continue to […]