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Book Review: Getting To Plan B by John Mullins and Randy Komisar

2 hours 43 min ago
Komisar and Mullins’ book may be read as a critique of the idea that startups should build an extensive “business plan,” because that plan will inevitably go wrong. Plan A – as their title implies – isn’t actually going to work.

August 19th Week In Review: How Trump's Policies Moved Stocks

4 hours 36 min ago
Catch up on the top industries and stocks that were impacted, or were predicted to be impacted, by the comments, actions and policies of President Trump and his administration with this weekly recap.

10-Year Treasury Short Squeeze Fuel Hits Another Record High

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 22:03
The commitment of traders report shows treasury bears are record short 10-yr treasury futures. They will cover, but at what price?

SPX, Gold, Oil And G6 Targets For The Week Of August 20

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 20:02
Market breadth bottomed out in the middle of the week, as expected, and the upside target for the upcoming week is 2875.

Stocks Outlook - Saturday, August 18

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 19:59
The economy and stock market move in the same direction in the medium-long term. Hence, leading economic indicators are also leading indicators for the stock market.

Strong Retail Sector Earnings Performance

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 19:44
Wal-Mart shares struggled this year but after this latest quarterly report, where the retailer seems to be checking all the appropriate boxes, from a ramp-up in online sales to comp growth and even market share gains.

Forex Forecast And Cryptocurrencies Forecast For August 20 - 24, 2018

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 19:32
Most analysts supported by graphical analysis and indicators, expected the pair to fall to the 1.1120-1.1300 zone. The pair reached the level of 1.1300 on August 15, but did not go lower, turned around and returned to zone 1.1400 by week's end.

Yen And Dollar Fall On US, China Trade War Breakthrough Prospects

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 19:17
The markets’ mood brightened in Asia Pacific trade as traders battered by turmoil in emerging market assets were offered a sliver of hope for de-escalation in the trade war between the US and China.

Michigan Consumer Sentiment: August Preliminary Slips

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 19:06
The University of Michigan Preliminary Consumer Sentiment for August came in at 95.3, down 2.6 from the July Final reading. had forecast 98.1.

The Anatomy Of The Recent Gold Sell-Off

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 18:57
Gold is in a pullback at the moment. In this video we discuss the factors behind the pullback.

Oil And Gas - Canadian E&P Stock Outlook: Signs Of Tailwind

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 18:48
While oil production is surging in Canada, the country's exploration and production (E&P) sector has remained out of favor, primarily due to the scarcity of pipelines. This has forced producers to give away their products in the US at a discount.

Above The 40 – Another Picture-Perfect Rebound Ends Stretched Conditions

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 18:39
The recovery from the February swoon has been full of nearly predictable bounces: whether it was oversold trading conditions or support at the 50 and 200-day moving averages (DMAs). Such moves are the hallmarks of a bull market.

What Is The Short-Term Trend?

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 18:09
What is the short-term trend? None of the downturns seem to want to take hold. The market is in one of those relentless grinds that inch higher.

Economic Data And Forecasts For The Weeks Of August 20 And August 27

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 17:55
Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data including such important releases as durable goods sales, wholesale inventories and the S&P Case-Shiller index.

AudioCodes' Voice Over Internet Phone Use Expands With Net Usage

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 17:48
Today I'm reviewing a small-cap communication equipment firm, AudioCodes Ltd. AudioCodes Ltd is a Voice-over-IP technology company providing advanced Voice-over-IP, converged VoIP and Data networking products and communications applications.AU

Bully Boys

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 17:37
The Dow Composite has almost perfectly sealed up its gap from January. As with the S&P, it is just one good day away from highs never before seen in human history.

The Bullish Case For Gold: Indicators Suggest Gold Has Laid The Groundwork For A Substantial Rally

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 17:30
Compared to 2002, the 'free float' of gold is tighter now, and central banks are net buyers rather than sellers. Physical gold may be more of an issue than normal, as opposed to the unwinding of paper positions after a multi-year price manipulation.

Trump 'Boom' Sparks Record-Breaking Backlog Of Big Rigs

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 17:25
Thanks to strained manufacturing supply chains and a booming economy, an unprecedented run of orders for new big rigs has nearly doubled the backlog at truck factories to nine months. The surge in demand would be the largest since 2004.


Sat, 08/18/2018 - 17:02
While bulls have been quick to “price in” geopolitical and economic “squirrels,” the risk is a market which remains steeply overvalued, heading into a period of much tougher annual comparisons and likely see a contraction in economic growth rates.

USD/CAD Outlook Mired With Mixed Signals Ahead Of Canada CPI

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 16:44
USD/CAD holds a narrow range going into the end of the week, but updates to Canada’s Consumer Price Index may fuel the recent rebound in the exchange rate as the headline reading for inflation is expected to hold steady at 2.5% per annum in July.