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Market Briefing For Monday, Dec. 18
Article By: Gene Inger
Sunday, December 17, 2017 2:35 PM EST
'On the cusp of great growth' is basically the term you'll hear, now that a solid tax bill has been detailed, and which presumably will pass muster with a vote next week.
Weekly Energy Roundup: Oil And Gas Companies, Dec. 11 - 15
Article By: Power Hedge
Sunday, December 17, 2017 11:25 AM EST
As oil prices rise, numerous companies have seen their year-over-year profits increase significantly and been posting strong quarter-over-quarter increases. This is good news as higher profits should lead to higher dividends and higher stock prices
In this article: BP, CVX, E, RDS-B, STO, XOM, RDS-A
Weekly Energy Roundup: Offshore Drilling Companies, Dec 11 - 15
Article By: Power Hedge
Sunday, December 17, 2017 10:11 AM EST
We discuss the stock performance of six major offshore drilling companies over the last week to give investors a high-level overview of the industry performance as a whole.
In this article: RIG, SDRL, ESV, NE, RDC, DO Also: KOS
SPX Ripe For Pullback As Gold Retests Resistance
Article By: Tony Cherniawski
Saturday, December 16, 2017 4:43 PM EST
Gold is retesting resistance as the yen strengthens as SPX looks to be ripe for a pullback next week.
In this article: GLD, USO, NDX, SPX, VIX, BKX, USB
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: Broadcom Limited
Video By: Dr. Joseph Belmonte
Friday, December 15, 2017 3:20 PM EST
Stock analysis of the week: Broadcom Limited (formerly known as Avago Technologies).
In this video: AVGO Also: SPX
Market Briefing For Friday, Dec. 15
Article By: Gene Inger
Friday, December 15, 2017 2:30 AM EST
There's quite a potentially rocky or downright more volatile path between here and a possible Spring period of 'exhaustion'.
In this article: VIX
A Funny Thing Is Happening On The Way To Rate Normalization
Article By: Norman Mogil
Thursday, December 14, 2017 4:51 PM EST
A funny thing is happening as short-term interest rates head back to the so-called normal range.
Gold - Technical Obfuscation, Fundamentals, Predictions
Article By: Kelsey Williams
Thursday, December 14, 2017 5:56 AM EST
The obsession with charts and technical analysis and their byproduct of obfuscation has confused most people. It is unlikely they will gain a better understanding of gold due to inaccurate explanations regarding gold's fundamentals.
In this article: GLD
Market Briefing For Thursday, Dec. 14
Article By: Gene Inger
Thursday, December 14, 2017 3:00 AM EST
The idea that active management will never return invites contrary calls of renewed risk, and in some ways that's already been proven.
Market Briefing For Wednesday, Dec. 13
Article By: Gene Inger
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 2:45 AM EST
There's continued discussion that this is not a really effective tax plan; but I think we all already grasped that it was fiddling with what we had with rate changes, and not genuine reform or simplification as many hoped for.
In this article: SPX Also: SPY
Market Briefing For Tuesday, Dec. 12
Article By: Gene Inger
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 3:15 AM EST
For the stock market, I see tumult in the near future; but the tenacious rise persisting for now; not necessarily any historic secular high, yet.
In this article: BITCOMP
Who Is Going To Buy All The New U.S. Government Debt?
Article By: Norman Mogil
Monday, December 11, 2017 12:27 PM EST
With bond yields at historic lows and equity markets making new highs almost daily, the conventional thinking is that it will be difficult to attract bond investors unless rates rise dramatically.
In this article: TNX
The Economy: Mostly Good
Article By: David Vomund
Monday, December 11, 2017 12:06 PM EST
Stocks are rising because the economy is improving. One downside, though, is strong stocks mean greater wealth inequality.
Ford Model T And Personalized Medicine
Article By: Ketan Desai
Monday, December 11, 2017 10:35 AM EST
While technology marches on, the economics of personalized medicines just don’t add up. Will they be like costly trinkets being displayed in a museum that we can watch at a distance but not own?
In this article: JUNO, KITE, EDIT
What Is Behind China’s Deleveraging Policy
Article By: Norman Mogil
Sunday, December 10, 2017 4:28 PM EST
Bank of China’s Governor Zhou Xiaochuan raised the specter that the country could face a “Minsky Moment “. The term refers to a sudden collapse of asset prices after a long period of growth, sparked by debt or currency pressures.
At 24,329 Price Of DJIA At 44 % Discount To Value Of 43,533
Article By: Tony Hayes CFA
Sunday, December 10, 2017 2:38 PM EST
Re-balancing is slowing the price rise of DJIA while simultaneously boosting the bond market and the DJIA value. This and Santa should pull up the DJIA price. Selling equities and buying bonds is still abject madness. .
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