We’re going to mix things up today and talk about a topic I’ve been meaning to get to for quite some time: factor investing. My original intention was to create an in-depth report on this topic – which I’m still planning to do – but today’s article will serve as preliminary attempt to get those juices flowing.
Article Category: Factors
Some of the strongest moves in the stock market often come when no one is expecting them. After a vicious start to the year – which almost triggered a Dow Theory sell signal, the market found itself in a renewed uptrend beginning in early April.
Since then, the S&P 500 has been climbing steadily inside a well defined upward sloping channel. We can see this in the chart below, along with some key support levels.