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J/V Keeps On Falling

58 min 58 sec ago
The steady grind lower in natural gas prices continued today, with the April natural gas contract settling down a percent on the day.

Trump Says Federal Suits Coming Against Opioid Manufacturers

2 hours 15 min ago
In a press conference detailing the $1.3 trillion omnibus government funding bill President Trump announced he would sign, the president mentioned in passing that "we'll be suing" certain drug companies related to the opioid crisis.

GBP: Foundations In Place For Further Sterling Gains

2 hours 24 min ago
The British Pound came back into fashion this week with positive hard data, a hawkish-leaning MPC meeting and news that the Brexit transition period had been agreed between the EU and the UK.

Will Gold Break Out As Stocks Break Down?

2 hours 30 min ago
I think this is a bear market right now but now the worst bear market it could be as the Fed will eventually come in and prop it up.

Trade Swords Sharpened, Belly Flop Reporting: Worst Response

2 hours 37 min ago
China has threatened to retaliate on US tariffs. For now, Trump will hold off on the EU, but only if the EU cooperates. The US, EU, and China are all sharpening trade swords.

The Value Case For Facebook

2 hours 50 min ago
Facebook's 2018 YTD stock gains are gone due to Cambridge Analytica using info from 50 million FB users to help Russians influence the 2016 presidential election. FB is being investigated by the FTC for failure to keep customer info private.

Choppy Sideways Market Ahead

3 hours 58 sec ago
Expect a choppy, headline-driven, sideways market between now and November. Higher rates are now a headwind for US stocks. The recent tax cut, $300 billion spending increase and federal deficit are a set up for a dangerous spike in interest rates.

Eldorado Gold: What Triggered The Massive Selling?

3 hours 14 min ago
Eldorado Gold reported earnings and it had a surprise loss. However, it also had to reduce its reserve estimates, and this is a very bad sign.

ETFs Impacted By Trump's Tariff Exemptions

3 hours 20 min ago
The most recent tariff development has been a win for investors looking for international diversification and major players exporting their metals to the US. However, domestic steel companies bore the brunt of tariff exemptions.

Here It Comes: China About To Launch "Tens Of Billions" More In Tariffs

3 hours 37 min ago
The market has been on edge over, and traders are obsessed with, just one question: how will China retaliate to Trump's trade war and tariffs.

Trade War Tensions, A Fed Rate Hike, And Facebook

3 hours 50 min ago
Stocks were hit by a combination of trade war tensions, Facebook controversy, and another Fed rate hike. Safer assets such as bonds and the often overlooked utilities sector held up well for the week

Ask Slim Market Week - Friday, March 23

3 hours 57 min ago
The big deal this week was tariffs and market fears of a trade war with China bit both bonds and stocks. Geopolitical concerns with the Middle East and possible Europe "tech taxes" added to market jitters.

Gold And Silver Possession Is A Constitutional Right – And A Practical Imperative

4 hours 8 min ago
It's a safe bet that most readers of this column who hold physical precious metals – gold, silver, platinum and palladium – do so because they view them as a store of value.

The Biggest Myths About Options

4 hours 17 min ago
Study the market and learn for yourself how options can be a part of your trading plan.

Chart of the Week: JPY, not Payrolls

4 hours 26 min ago
The biggest risk to the bond bear case, that expressed by Bill Gross, Jeffrey Gundlach, and Ray Dalio, is, ironically, stocks. Convention has it that rising interest rates are bad for them, but what are falling stock prices for UST’s?

Hidden No More, The Currency Wars Take Center Stage

4 hours 39 min ago
The market stands on a sinkhole, waiting for the next feather to drop. A feather that will bring down the system and send us into another economic crisis that will make the 2008 crash look like an opening act.

March 2018: ECRI's WLI Growth Index Rate Insignificantly Slows

4 hours 53 min ago
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward remains in expansion. ECRI also released their coincident index this week.

Hide The Women And Children

5 hours 5 min ago
Well, this week easily eclipsed last week as the craziest 5-day stretch yet for Trump and for an administration that has careened completely off the tracks.

S&P 500 Extremes

5 hours 20 min ago
The alternative view of volatility for the S&P500 (runs a rolling 12-month count of daily percent changes in the S&P 500 which exceeded +/- 1%).

3 Top Ranked Sector ETFs to Buy as Fed Hikes Rates

5 hours 30 min ago
The financial sector is attracting a lot of investor attention lately. After President Donald Trump passed the tax reform last year, analysts are highly optimistic about the financial sector’s performance owing to recent trends in the sector.