High P/E Market Valuations Misleading Trump’s Chumps

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By J Clinton Hill, Capital Markets Strategist @ Hillbent.com Investment Market Commentary Comments will be somewhat brief as I have supplemented Thursday’s report with charts and data. Today I will address the high P/E market valuations, which I believe may be misleading US stock investors into being Trump’s chumps. First, here is a nutshell summary of […]

View From the Hill: Bullish Market Momentum Decelerating, Earnings or Not

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By J Clinton Hill, Capital Markets Strategist @ Hillbent.com Market Commentary: August-1-2016 Tonight’s comments will be extremely brief. Here we begin a new month and the fourth week in breakout territory for the S&P 500. Since then, market momentum has definitely decelerated amongst the bullish and I suspect we are heading for a support test […]

View From the Hill: With 2nd Quarter GDP, Markets Shrug Off and Dollar Sells Off

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Market Commentary: July-29-2016 As if the BOJ’s decision keep interest rates and government bond purchases unchanged while increasing its ETF investments to ¥6 trillion from ¥3.3 trillion  was not enough, the unexpectedly weak GDP report out of the US was more than the markets could handle (2Q-2016 GDP was reported @ 1.2% vs. estimates @ […]

View From The Hill: Earnings Still In Driver’s Seat

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By J Clinton Hill, Capital Markets Strategist @ Hillbent.com Market Commentary: July-28-2016 Earnings reports are still driving and supporting the market. Today’s economic data provided no significant surprises. Jobless Claims were slightly higher than expected but still at historically low levels with actual numbers @ 266k vs estimates @ 264k and prior @ 253k. On […]