As discussed in the past weekend’s newsletter, we have been laying out the basis for a market correction.
The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development have now published their findings for October new residential housing starts.
The streaming stock wars have begun. Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) are now firmly entrenched in a battle over the eyeballs of viewers the world over.
The economic calendar is normal with a focus on housing.
I have so many bad economic numbers to share with you that I don’t even know where to start.
But it’s not terribly difficult to predict what’s going to happen next: the Federal Reserve will drop the secrecy and start buying US debt openly.
After a relatively narrow trading range, Friday saw indices kick on with higher volume accumulation.
Gold is continuing to consolidate after a record breakout move this summer from June 1st all the way through to September 1st.
US real estate investment trusts (REITs) rallied last week, posting the strongest gain for the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded funds. US REITs also continue to lead global markets with the highest one-year return as well.
The VIX is warning that a market peak may be setting up in the global markets and that investors should be cautious of the extremely low price in the VIX.
Cybercrime is on the rise today, and identity theft is rising with it.
Despite Mr. Trump, USA cities and states are pushing for climate mitigation and GHG reduction measures on their own.
The following comment was recently making its way around the “twittersphere” suggesting a “new secular bull market” has started.
Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) continues to surprise and impress Wall Street.
The Census Bureau’s Advance Retail Sales Report for October was released this morning. Headline sales came in at 0.26% month-over-month to one decimal and was above the Investing.com forecast of 0.2%. Core sales (ex Autos) came in at 0.20% MoM (to two decimals).
That’s crazy, but shines a light on what we all want: growth, with protection.
Now that its clear investors understand how fees affect their returns and the financial industry as a whole is responding by lowering trading commissions to zero and cutting management fees on funds, its just a matter of time until we see ‘indexed’ funds begin to offer zero or near zero, as in 0.01% expense ratio, fee funds.
Who needs risk management when the financial markets do nothing but move higher?
Tech has been a strong performer for most of the year, but in recent weeks its outperformance has accelerated over the rest of the major US equity sectors, based on a set of exchange traded funds.
Has its manic popularity and meteoric rise finally run its course, turning this proverbial chariot into a big, decomposing green pumpkin?
The Consumer Price Index for Urban Consumers (CPI-U) released yesterday morning puts the year-over-year inflation rate at 1.76%.
Solar manufacturing has been almost completely taken over by China as its huge scale economics and low-cost structure has entirely decimated the competition globally.
Avoid nonsense and guesswork spouted by others.
This week, the U.S. national debt reached the 23 trillion dollar mark for the first time ever.
Google has announced that it will begin offering checking accounts next year. The tech giant joins a recent trend of Silicon Valley companies entering the financial sector(NYSEARCA:XLF).