Sunday, January 24, 2010

Mid-Weekend Wrap: Markets and More

* By controlling trading risk, you control your brain;

* Trading lessons from neuroeconomics;

* Growing perceptions of sovereign debt risk in Europe;

* Nice sentiment overview and more good reading;

* Using the selling as an opportunity to buy;

* Are we facing a significant correction?

* We've taken out that 50 day moving average;

* VIX has jumped; watching for a bounce;

* Are easy gains over for the market?

* Why are underwater homeowners still paying on mortgages?

* Low interest rates boosting leading economic indicators;

* Lessons history teaches us about excessive debt;

* China's monetary predicament;

* The challenges of addressing "too big to fail"; the six largest financial institutions hold the equivalent of 62% of U.S. economy.