GoldnBoy replied the topic: Has the Bull Market lost it's luster
Another reason we are coming to a place here like Playstocks, unless you have 750K to invest you 2nd rate. These idiots keep killing the goose that once laid the Golden eggs.
Clients with less than $750,000 are now considered "mass affluent," meaning they may not get the same service as top customers because their financial needs are simpler, said Kendra Thompson, who heads the wealth and asset management division of consulting firm Accenture. Industry sources say that figure was closer to $250,000 before the financial crisis.
Gambler replied the topic: Has the Bull Market lost it's luster
Now don't go blaming it on Oil
Tech companies' earnings are down nearly 6% this quarter. Embodying the trend is Google (GOOG). It got pounded by the strong dollar, which hurt overseas sales. Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30) also lost overseas revenue due to the strong dollar.
RonS replied the topic: Has the Bull Market lost it's luster
The US market rally has me worried. Here is one reason why. Investors have more fear of missing a rally.
CNNMoney's Fear & Greed Index, which measures seven gauges of investor sentiment, hit Greed territory earlier this week for the first time since December 1.
And the index is only a few points away from moving into Extreme Greed mode. We haven't seen that in more than a year.