Lowest Trailing P/E Ratio In 2 Decades, But...

Today we have a special guest blogger, Price Headley of Big Trends. Price is a Traders Hall of Fame inductee and is a regular contributor on CNBC, Fox News and Bloomberg Television, and in a variety of print and online financial news outlets. Today Price will share some of his insight on the recent sell-off and his predictions on the week ahead. Be sure to look over Price’s shoulder as he trades with 3 Months of his Investor’s Edge Newsletter FREE!

If you thought two weeks ago was rough, last week's 7.0% slide made the previous week's 4.0% pullback look like child's play. There is sort of' a bright spot in there though, IF the bulls play their cards right and the bears still aren't angry. (That's a big if though.)

Before we slice and dice the market though, let's run down last week's and this week's big economic numbers.

Economic Calendar:

Even relatively good news was treated like bad news last week by expert market analysts. Mainly, a slightly optimistic employment picture still didn't stave off some serious selling. The unemployment rate fell from 9.2% to 9.1%; job creation easily topped the expected figure of 100K with 154K new payrolls added, and unemployment claims basically held steady. Nobody cared. Continue reading "Lowest Trailing P/E Ratio In 2 Decades, But..."

NASDAQ gains could indicate a recovery of OTCBB liquidity

Today's guest is Stock_Analyzer from StockHideout.com, a micro cap community. Certain types of stocks have been hit harder than others lately; risky micro cap stocks have definitely taken a beating. Stock_Analyzer is going to explain the link between the NASDAQ and OTCBB and how he potentially sees some light at the end of the tunnel. Be sure to comment and let us know what you think.


The financial crisis has caused stock markets worldwide to crash, sending them spiraling into a period of high volatility. As a result, a considerable number of banks, mortgage lenders and insurance companies have filed bankruptcy, spurring a loss of investor confidence in the capital markets and decreasing liquidity.

The dollar trading volume of a market is indicative of overall market conditions. It essentially shows how much money is entering or leaving the market.  It is well known that the markets are very cyclical in nature and that during the growth stages investors increase their investments, while recessions leave investors looking for exit strategies. Continue reading "NASDAQ gains could indicate a recovery of OTCBB liquidity"