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Futures Rally As Wall Street Tries To Show A Little "Sole"

Special Event I am hosting a HUGE event on Monday, August 19th at 4:30pm EST as I release my Top 10 Stocks for my Model, Aggressive and Income portfolios. Each of these portfolios has crushed the benchmark S&P 500 since their respective inceptions and for a mere $7 30-day trial, you can see my pick ...

Capturing lithium’s investment return potential as the electric car gains ground

Rising with the growth of smartphones, lithium has been a hot material in the investment world for a few years. And many in the institutional investment space ... ...

Tuesday Was Nothing More Than A Bounce In A Market Downtrend

Market Recap for Tuesday, August 13, 2019 I received an email the other day after I discussed the rising volatility ($VIX) and likely move lower and it stated "Tom, I thought you were bullish. Why the bearish view now?". Let me address this because maybe some others are asking the same question. I ...

Shifting to the Centre is No Way to Fight Right-Wing Populism

Of late, many mainstream Canadian media pundits have sided with centrist Democrats in the United States to argue that a left-wing Democratic nominee would lead to the re-election of President Donald Trump. For example, Konrad Yakabuski wrote in the Globe and Mail on August 2 that “their (Bernie ...

The State of the Stock Market - A Pick up in Volatility

Volatility reared its ugly head this week with the S&P 500 falling around 6% in six days and then rebounding with a sharp three-day bounce. This is the biggest decline since the May-June correction, and the sharpest decline since early December. Looking back, the S&P 500 advanced throughout 2017 a ...

The State of the Stock Market (with video) - A Pick up in Volatility

Volatility reared its ugly head this week with the S&P 500 falling around 6% in six days and then rebounding with a sharp three-day bounce. This is the biggest decline since the May-June correction, and the sharpest decline since early December. Looking back, the S&P 500 advanced throughout 2017 a ...

My Philosophy: Creating Portfolios To Beat The Benchmark S&P 500

(This is a reprint of a Trading Places blog article written a week ago. I've updated the performance and charts to include last week's selloff.) Beating the S&P 500 is my #1 goal. If I didn't believe I could beat the S&P 500, I'd simply buy the SPY (ETF that tracks the S&P 500) and call it a day. B ...

Gene Inger: Gene Inger's Daily Briefing - August 2, 2019

A 'transition phase' - from a market rising on the back of a presumption of a series of Fed rate cuts, this would indeed would seem to be what's underway. Both a rapid decline and partial rebound yesterday, followed by today's smart rally as the Fed Chairman further clarified the possibility of a ...

Three Charts Clarify a Cautious Outlook for Stocks

“Never confuse brains with a bull market.”  When the market is going higher and the average stock is appreciating, we often attribute the gains to our skill as investors. Due to our incredible investing prowess, we have managed to own stocks that are doing well! However, when the uptrend star ...

Tech Talk for Friday August 2nd 2019

  Observations The 1:00 PM EDT Trump tweet about additional tariffs on China effective September 1st flipped equity prices from positive to negative. U.S. equity indices plunged: Commodity prices other than gold virtually collapsed. Crude oil and energy prices moved sharply lower. Crude oil reco ...