Commentary

Focusing on Solid Earnings can Boost your Risk Adjusted Returns

One by-product of focusing on stocks that beat earnings handily is the opportunity to boost overall returns. I know this for a fact as we studied the performance of almost 40 stocks that were trade alerts to EarningsBeats members over the past six months and found that on a risk adjusted basis, re ...

Is GE A “Black Swan” In Plain Sight? - Dave Kranzler

November 15, 2017 GE hit $8 in 2008. If you short the stock with some patience, in my opinion it’s a low-risk bet that it will drop at least 50% over the next 12-18 months . – From the January 29, 2017 Short Seller’s Journal with GE stock at $30 At the end of January, with the stock at $30 ...

Global equity markets tanking

By ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP BUSINESS WRITER TOKYO — Nov 15, 2017, 4:04 AM ET Shares fell in early European trading Wednesday after a bleak day in Asia, as sinking crude oil prices weighed on oil producers and other energy stocks. Investors are awaiting U.S. inflation data and watching develo ...

Earnings Opportunities - No Chasing Allowed

  Earnings Season is winding down. So far it's been quite positive. How do I know? Just look at the overall market. We certainly saw strong earnings from the tech giants including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google. In fact all of these are ripe for nice trades IF you are willing to be pat ...

David Morgan: Platinum, Palladium, or Rhodium - Maurice Jackson

October 20, 2017 David Morgan of the Morgan Report sits downs with Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable to discuss anomalies currently in the Precious Metals sector. Specifically, we will be discussing Platinum, Palladium, and Rhodium. David will uncover the supply and demand fundamentals on m ...

Better, Faster, Cheaper

I first became aware of Frederick “Shad” Rowe, captain of Dallas-based Greenbrier Partners, by reading his brilliant comments in Forbes magazine decades ago. While Shade no longer writes for Forbes, his stock market insights are available via his monthly letter to the clients in his investment p ...

Market Overview – Q3 2017

Market overview Monetary policy “normalization” returned as a major theme this quarter. As indicators for the global economy continued to show signs of strength, central bankers in many major economies—e.g., U.S., Canada, China and Europe—have signaled that the end of a very loose monetary ...

Get Ready - Earnings Season is About to Begin

They say how time flies; and it's true, especially from one earnings season to another, and starting this week we're going to start hearing from thousands of companies as they release their numbers. And boy, there's nothing traders and longer term investors care about more than earnings. This m ...

External Factors a Wild Card in GTA Housing Market Forecast

Among external factors that affect housing markets, two are by far the most important and both are more or less directly controlled by the federal government. The first is policy regulation that defines the rules and parameters under which mortgage loans can be originated. The second is the interest ...

Ringgit a touch weaker but not ruffled post FOMC

By Bernama – September 21, 2017 @ 9:50am KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar today as the greenback advanced after the US Federal Reserve System (Fed) left its interest rate unchanged at its meeting yesterday. At 9am, the local unit was quoted at 4.1965/2005 against ...