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Weekly Market Outlook – Bent, But Not Broken

1 hour 49 min ago
A little profit-taking last week didn't come as a big surprise, in light of rekindled trade war fears. As has been the case several times in recent weeks, however, traders were mostly expecting a lull, followed by a move to even higher highs.

Book Review: Portnoy, The Geometry of Wealth

2 hours 2 min ago
Brian Portnoy has written a personal finance book that goes beyond mere finance. He approaches the subject by way of three shapes: the circle, purpose; the triangle, priorities; and the square, tactics.

Trade Tensions and EU Summit Highlight Q2's Last Week

2 hours 43 min ago
We argue there are three major disruptive forces that are shaping the investment climate: the US policy mix in relative and absolute terms, the escalation of trade tensions, and immigration.

Bitcoin Breaks Below $6000: What Now?

3 hours 29 min ago
Last night, the price of Bitcoin broke below the important $6k level which we identified as a crucial level. What now? Here's what you need to know...

General Electric’s Removal from the Dow (Re)Exposed the Index’s Key Flaw

4 hours 32 min ago
GE's removal is a glaring reminder of the Dow’s anachronistic and inferior standing among the major indices.Traders do not use the Dow for anything except to check the temperature of the sentimental headlines attached to the Dow’s movements.

The Trade War to Date

5 hours 54 min ago
See the list of tariffs that were threatened or implemented by the US, and how each country retaliated. Are we winning yet?

3 Top-Rated Stocks Trading at Steep Discounts

6 hours 40 min ago
With the market so volatile right now, there are plenty of savvy opportunities to be found. The key is to look for strong stocks that have been unfairly discounted by the market. Here are our three top picks.

Platinum Analysis

7 hours 58 min ago
I expect a solid rally now which has the potential to put on around 40% over a relatively short period of time.

Ethereum Price Analysis: Away From The Pits But Lost In The Downward Spiral

8 hours 44 min ago
Ethereum (ETH-X), the second largest digital currency is one of those rare cryptocurrencies that has yet not broken the lows of the year in this round of crypto sell-off.

What The Future Holds, According To CoT This Week

9 hours 58 min ago
Volatility remains suppressed – pretty much across the investing landscape. In US equities, both small-caps and tech – considered risk-on – are attracting bids. Gold continues to languish.

Why The US Left The UN Human Rights Council - And Why It Matters

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 23:10
One of the most glaring and long-running issues is an excessive and disproportionate focus on Israel. This disproportionate scrutiny undermines the Council's credibility and diverts resources away from other areas that desperately require attention.

SPX & G6 Prices For The Week Of June 25th

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 22:30
Last week the action was confined to currencies, and most of the forex pairs hit their targets, while the SPX remained stuck between technical levels.

Ripple Price Analysis: Fresh Low Of The Year, Any Further Downside From Here Would Be Devastating

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 21:09
Ripple, which is trading deep in the red, has managed to bounce a bit from the lower levels. But as long as it remains within the kissing distance of the lows of the year hit today, it will continue to be a red flag for the bulls.

Sector Rotation Shows A Slight Flight To Safety, From Risk

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 20:00
You can tell a lot about investors' mood by identifying the kinds of stocks they're buying and the kinds of stocks they're selling. When traders are looking for market bullishness, they tend to love technology names with a side of financial stocks.

Chart: S&P 500 Sector Market Cap Weights

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 19:43
The tech sector has grown to comprise the largest weight in the S&P 500 since the later stages of the dot com bubble and the index is much less diversified across sectors now versus back in 1995.

Study: Russell Has Gone Up 8 Weeks In A Row - Bullish For Stocks

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 19:36
The stock market is demonstrating all kinds of internal bullish price action that is characteristic of bull markets. Remember: extreme strength usually begets more bullish strength.

Trade Threat Peak This Week? Bullish

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 19:24
Either we have a peak in the negative trade news cycle or the US and China could even come to terms some time in the next week. Both would be bullish for markets that sustained a tough weak following a crossfire of trade threats.

Has Earnings Growth Peaked Already?

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 19:10
Total Q2 earnings are expected to be up +18.5% year-over-year on +7.9% higher revenues, with double-digit earnings growth for 10 of 16 Zacks sectors. This follows +24.6% earnings growth in Q1 on +8.6%, the highest growth in almost 7 years.

Economic Data And Forecasts For The Weeks Of June 25 And July 2

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 18:58
Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data including such important data releases as Consumer Confidence, New Home Sales and Durable Goods Orders.

On The Verge. Or Not

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 18:52
Yet another crypto has plunged to almost worthless. I guess since anyone can create a nearly infinite amount of a “coin”, anything is possible. I don’t think the people of earth are willing to spend $368 million to buy out the stock of“Verge”.