Kyith: I wrote this article probably 4 years ago in Aug 2014, when the market was  a little volatile and that readers require some guidance. 

Since this week there are some volatility in the markets, I thought I will let you guys read this again. The last segment contains some rule of thumb for buying. If you are interested let me know about bringing back some post on distress buying.


We haven’t had good volatility for a few months. Such is the bullish nature about the markets that there was a long streak where the S&P500 did not experience more than a 1% drop in prices. It is significant considering watching the markets for 10 years that I did not see a phenomenon like such.

And so we have recent distress in the markets that we finally see some drawdown in prices. Since the high of 1990 we …