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More on equity fund inflows: Extreme moves such as what's been seen early in 2013 are somewhat...

More on equity fund inflows: Extreme moves such as what's been seen early in 2013 are somewhat rare (graph) and often a good contrarian indicator for what the market might do over the following 3 months. The evidence, however, remains mixed, says Nomura's Mark Diver, as other indicators he follows are not flashing such bearish signals.
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  • Teutonic Knight
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    Jousting ready,

     

    Charge!
    11 Jan 2013, 06:52 PM Reply Like
  • Tack
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    The inflows are merely a reversal of the tax-selling-related outflows nearing the end of 2012. Besides, the capital allocation imbalances, i.e., away from equities to cash, Treasuries, corporate bond and gold, are huge and barely even dented by the level of equity inflows, so far.
    11 Jan 2013, 10:10 PM Reply Like
  • Chubby Lipshitz
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    These so called 'professionals' just love to talk, when in fact their should keep their big fat yaps shut unless they have something to say based on empirical evidence, which would mean they had a crystal ball.

     

    I saw similar nonsense from two other major broking houses calling for a major correction in June. So either the market is truly a rigged game or these guys just like to talk.
    12 Jan 2013, 06:53 AM Reply Like
  • Petrarch
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    Yawn. Wake me in about 9 mos will you.
    By then S&P will be nudging 1600
    P
    12 Jan 2013, 02:53 PM Reply Like
  • 440978
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    Complacency.
    12 Jan 2013, 04:07 PM Reply Like
  • divestor
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    Mom and Pops are being told to leave bonds and return to equities. Watch for the traders to take equities down fast and hard. Take the debt ceiling talks into account and we should see some very good buying ops in the next few months.
    12 Jan 2013, 11:03 PM Reply Like
  • Jeff Miller
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    If one week of inflows constitutes a "sell signal," what about the many months of outflows?
    13 Jan 2013, 12:08 AM Reply Like
  • Tack
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    Years of outflows.
    13 Jan 2013, 06:15 AM Reply Like
  • goran21
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    40 % correction on downside will be healty.
    13 Jan 2013, 03:45 PM Reply Like
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