- S&P 500:3,246.89+9.9700+0.31%
- Let the Trump Bashing Begin – Election 2.0 – Keeping America Great Again!
Some called it the Trump effect others called it an apparition… This year the markets will find out which way America wants to go…
- Technical Developments in Gold Mining Stocks Offer a Bullish Signal for Spot Gold
While spot gold has mostly traded sideways since the middle of April, a technical break in a correlated ETF suggests there is more upside to come.
- As News Hits the Wires of Trump Threatening the Saudis, Is Time Running Out for Team Trump?
As the markets digest the latest GDP numbers, there remains plenty for the markets to consider over the coming weeks and beyond…
- April Private Sector PMI Numbers Make the IMF 2020 Forecasts look like its Christmas Come Early
Market resilience continues to persist, even with the latest PMI numbers and this week’s movements in crude oil prices… Can it hold?
- Can the Stock Markets Continue the Upward Momentum Despite Poor Economic Data?
The S&P 500 has gained about 30% from it’s March low and has erased more than half of the losses from the decline that started in February.A bulk of the investment banks have taken a bullish stance and believe the bottom for the equity markets are in. Media outlets are
- As the COVID-19 Numbers Begin to Ease, the Apologies Begin. Will It Be Enough?
It’s been quite a week for the markets and its not over yet. Economic data continues to raise more red flags yet words of comfort deliver support…
- ‘Now for Something Completely Different’ – Earnings Season Will Be More About Words than Numbers
This earnings season may be completely different than others in that rather than just react to the numbers, investors may take a pause and evaluate what companies are actually saying and what they are unable to say.
- Demand Destruction Bigger Concern than Production Cuts
The world is going to be oversupplied with crude oil ahead of the May 1 production cuts. The tanks are going to be filled as well as the off-shore tankers. The move by OPEC+ is not strong enough to tighten up supply over the short-run.
- The Recent U.S. Market Upside Will Be Tested By The Earnings Season
Various stimulus programs have helped the market make a major rebound from recent lows but the earnings season will show whether the current rally has legs.
- Fed Policymakers Took ‘Forceful Action’ to Fight Swiftness of Coronavirus’s Economic Destruction
In its minutes, the Fed also reiterated its previous stance that it would be appropriate to maintain rates at the current near-zero levels until policymakers were confident that the economy had “weathered recent events.”
- Is it a Good Time to Pick Up Bargains in the Stock Markets?
With the markets rebounding last week, some investors have questioned if a low is in for the stock markets. However, incoming data suggest the Coronvirus threat is far from over.
- Trump Says no to Obamacare Again Leaving the Oval Office Door Ajar…
Are the Republicans risking of losing a sure thing 2020 election win? It is looking dicier now. as the administration fails to handle COVID-19 and its spread.
- More Pain Ahead for US Investors Until Coronavirus Curve Starts Flattening
At this time, we stand by our forecast for a minimum 50% to 61.8% correction of the entire rally from 2009 to 2020. That’s the value area that will start bringing in the real buyers and not just the reactionary buyers.
- Not Possible to Time the Markets? Bill Ackman Seems to be Doing a Good Job
Bill Ackman did two interviews recently where he discussed how he profited from a decline in the markets on the Coronavirus outbreak and how he’s since shifted to a net long position.
- Trade the Economy or Trade the Virus? Big Decision for Investors
Despite some base-building in the markets this week, we’re likely to continue to see two-sided trading and heightened volatility because some investors will be trading the economic impact of the virus, and others will be basing their decisions on the virus itself.
- $2 Trillion US Stimulus Package Sounds Like a Lot of Money, but Falls Well Short of What Will Be Needed
Flash forward to 2020 and the lawmakers took out $1 trillion like a hot knife through butter and moved right to $2 trillion. Perhaps later this year, they’ll have to move to $5 trillion.
- Desperate Measures – The Moves that the Markets Don’t Appreciate
Another epic slide by the Pound as the markets punish Johnson and the UK battle plan. Does the UK Government really have it wrong though?
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