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During the recent recording of our View from the Edge podcast, which I record every month with Eric Biegeleisen, Director of Research, I exclaimed half-jokingly that at this point it feels as though the U.S. equity market simply can’t be stopped.  Not even a rapidly spreading, deadly virus from China can slow this market.  Of course, we know that bull markets don’t last forever and perhaps it is best to be cautious particularly when markets start to feel as though they may never go down again.  I was also reminded of a quote by famous investor George Soros who said, “When most people think the worst imaginable outcome is failing to participate fully in gains, the result is risky behavior.”  So, with the U.S. equity market seemingly in market melt-up mode, let’s take a look at some of the data points which could either augur well or ill from here….