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4 Big Reasons Why Short-Term Muni Bonds Should Excite You
Article By: Frank Holmes
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 12:23 PM EDT
Municipal bonds might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a sexy investment but munis play a very important role in any serious portfolio. Here are four big reasons why you should get excited about muni bonds.
Buying/Renting Home Vs. Investing In Stocks
Article By: Upfina
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 6:04 AM EDT
The upward mobility is the highest in the middle of the country. It’s the lowest in the southeast. If these trends continue, the housing market will probably have low returns.
In this article: SPX
Are Chinese Banks Healthy?
Article By: ValueWalk
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 4:34 AM EDT
“Financial stability” has been the guiding mantra at the top of the Chinese national policy agenda over the past year or so. That is likely to continue to be at the heart of economic policy over the course of the coming year.
A Lesson In Position Sizing From The Volpocalypse Of 2018
Article By: Macro-Ops
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 5:18 AM EDT
Most famous fund failures have leverage at their core. That’s the true culprit for disaster — not the actual trade ideas. Bad position sizing kills.
In this article: SPX, VIX
Inflation: An X-Ray View Of The Components - Thursday, February 15
Article By: Jill Mislinski
Friday, February 16, 2018 1:35 AM EDT
The more volatile Headline CPI has spent most of the previous five years under the 2% lower benchmark, and much of the volatility in this metric has been the result of broad swings in gasoline prices.
Cyclicals Vs. Defensives - The Next Shoe To Drop?
Article By: Callum Thomas
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 7:02 PM EDT
The current topping out of cyclicals relative performance line "needs" to go further and in doing so drive a deeper correction.
In this article: SPX
Agriculture Stocks Are Ripping Today
Article By: Matt Badiali
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 3:12 PM EDT
U.S. beef consumption just hit a seven-year high of 58 pounds per person per year. And this trend isn’t just limited to the U.S. Exports of meat generated $6.34 billion in 2016. Japan, Mexico, and Canada are some of the biggest buyers.
In this article: MOO
The Great Rotation From S&P500 To Emerging Markets?
Article By: ValueWalk
Friday, February 2, 2018 10:50 AM EDT
If history is any guide, the good times are about to end for the U.S. stock market. It’s been one of the longest-running bull markets ever.
In this article: SPX, EEM
Bond Bear Due For Hibernation In 2018?
Article By: Danielle Park, CFA
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 8:10 PM EDT
Tax cuts and hope for accelerating economic growth, inflation and interest rates in 2018, have rendered an even wider than usual consensus that treasury prices can only go down from here.
In this article: TNX
Amazon Shares Pierce $1,430 And Sit Firmly Above 3x 2018 Forecasted Revenue
Article By: Chad Brand
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 3:35 PM EDT
What kind of profit margins do you think AMZN will earn at maturity (i.e. when its growth rate is in-line with the average company)?
In this article: AMZN
Korea’s Booming, Except It’s Not
Article By: Jeffrey P. Snider
Friday, January 26, 2018 2:40 AM EDT
The central bank’s economic models foresaw rising fortunes, leading them toward a central tendency of 3% growth. At that level, Korea’s economy would be growing at the fastest rate in three years (what happened in between?).
The 48-Year Record Of Platinum:Palladium Ratios
Article By: Mickey Fulp
Monday, January 15, 2018 6:05 PM EDT
Platinum and palladium are both small markets. According to the USGS, world production in 2015 was 189 tonnes of Pt and 216 tonnes of Pd and 2016 estimates are 176 tonnes and 208 tonnes respectively.
In this article: PALL, PPLT
Has Brexit Boosted The British Economy?
Article By: Foundation For Economic Education
Monday, January 15, 2018 2:03 PM EDT
Forecasts of the economic consequences of Brexit are gloomy and pessimistic in the case of the Remainers, and upbeat and optimistic for the Leavers.
Singapore Real Estate Comeback?
Article By: ValueWalk
Monday, January 15, 2018 9:41 AM EDT
Singapore is one the most prosperous, innovative and well-developed countries in the world. It’s also one of the wealthiest. Its GDP per capita has grown more than 10,000 percent over the past 50 years, and today stands at US$53,000 per capita.
In this article: EWS
Bitcoin Buy Sell Or Hold
Video By: Robert Desmond
Friday, January 12, 2018 3:20 PM EDT
While other names in the crypto arena have gained of late Bitcoin has lagged but our contrarian technical analysis of BTC shows a strategy by which money can be made by buying Bitcoin fairly soon as the chart pattern begins to strengthen.
In this video: BITCOMP, UDN
EM Vs DM Macro And Markets
Article By: Callum Thomas
Friday, January 5, 2018 6:01 AM EDT
With the December round of PMI data released, it's a good time to take a look at some of the key macro and market metrics for developed vs emerging economies.
In this article: EEM
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