When a stock price is going up, that means investors are going crazy. Analysts believe that growth will continue. But it isn't long before all that comes crashing down.
People often believe that successful trading is all about secrets. But do you know what? There is no Holy Grail. It's about the same winning tactics that have been in use for decades.
Investors have retreated from European stocks after seeing political upheaval in Italy. The euro is once again facing an existential threat. What does this mean for world markets?
What’s far more important is how investors reacted to the Fed’s outlook and their decision to increase interest rates. After the rate hike decision, US bond yields spiked, almost clearing 3%. But even before bond yields reach that 4% market, there’s one group of stocks that could fall regardless. Some believe 2018 could be the tipping point for big US tech.
Tax cuts, rising inflation, a weaker US dollar, strong economic growth…these are all reasons for the markets’ strong rally right now. While you’d have to think nearly all of these positives are priced in, the market just keeps marching higher. Prices have recently gone vertical. That’s not sustainable.
One person’s debt is another’s asset. If you have part of your portfolio invested in government bonds or fixed interest, you hold someone else’s debt.
A privilege…a special tax break…a rule…a prohibition…a piece of meat here, a piece of meat there…and soon the foxes are eating high on the hog.
Italy wants to bail out BMP with taxpayer money. That’s the standard playbook which governments used in 2008. But the rules have changed.
A lot of yield-based dividend stocks have sold off over the last couple of months in anticipation of a cycle of rate rises.
The Dow and S&P 500 both finished up more than 1% overnight. Gold gave back all its gains and finished the session at around US$1,270 an ounce.