Momentum

Category: Quant Insight

This is the very latest we have on momentum through yesterday. As you can see long-term momentum is still strong for stocks, metals, and energy. Short-term momentum has slipped lower in most asset classes, but take note that emerging market stocks and metals are still positive. We believe with the positive moves from today these are asset classes that may do well going forward.

Momentum measures the rate of acceleration, either positive or negative, in a security’s price and may indicate which markets are positioned for gains or losses. Investing based on momentum entails establishing long positions in securities with positive recent returns and short positions in those with negative recent returns. Momentum in asset classes may illustrate the development of trends in the market.

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