Niemann takes a position in frontier markets

Niemann Capital Management recently purchased shares of an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that offers exposure to frontier markets. The ETF was purchased in our Global Opportunity ETF Managed Portfolio. Frontier markets are pre-emerging markets that represent small foreign countries. Investing in … Continue reading

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Niemann Rotates Assets to Value and Cash

It’s no secret that the US stock market has been telling conflicting stories. The indexes that are dominated by large cap stocks, such as the Dow 30 and S&P 500, are close to all-time highs. But the average stock in … Continue reading

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European Equities Now Outperforming US

At Niemann, our analytics team tracks short-, intermediate- and long-term time frames to measure relative strength for opportunities in the marketplace. One thing that has been changing in 2014 is that most European equity markets are now outperforming the US … Continue reading

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Is the Shiller PE ratio too high for stocks?

The chart below shows the level of the Shiller PE ratio since 1881. Never heard of it? Yale University Professor Robert Shiller created this long-term price/earnings ratio to remove a lot of the earnings volatility that can occur during individual … Continue reading

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