Category Archives: Behavioural Finance

Should We Be Worried About the Similarities with 1987?

There has been a lot of talk recently about the similarities between the 1987 period and today. The current market volatility looks a lot like the period before the 1987 market crash. Like today, economic growth was strong, inflation pressures were rising, and the economy

The ARMS Index – In Memoriam?

My friend and technical analyst Richard (Dick) W. Arms Jr. (January 12, 1935 – March 10, 2018) passed away peacefully last week. We pay our respects this week by looking at a few indicators that Dick created in a celebration of his life’s contribution to

What are the Odds of a Melt Up Before a Melt Down?

Jeremy Grantham, co-founder of GMO LLC, one of Europe’s large value managers made the case last month that the final stage of the bull market could see a massive melt up. Grantham has studied all historical bubbles and is regarded as an expert in the