Markets

Schedule for Week of Feb 18, 2018

The key economic report this week is January existing home sales.----- Monday, Feb 12th ----- All US markets are closed in observance of the Presidents' Day holiday.----- Tuesday, Feb 13th ----- No major economic releases scheduled.----- Wednesday, Feb 14th ----- 7:00 AM ET: The Mortgage Bankers Ass ...

Book Bits | 17 February 2018

● The Divide: Global Inequality from Conquest to Free MarketsSummary via publisher (W. W. Norton) By Jason Hickel Global inequality doesn’t just exist; it has been created. More than four billion people—some 60 percent of humanity—live in debilitating poverty, on less than $5 per day. The s ...

The New TA

I don’t mean technical analysis. Have you ever sworn off trading, but only lasted for a couple of days? Have you ever slammed your fist on your desk when you get stopped out, or just miss filling your order by one penny? Do you believe you can stop trading any time you want, even though you kee ...

Where Did All Those New Lows Come From?

Stocks rebounded this week as the S&P 500 Equal-Weight Index ($SPXEW) recovered most of the losses from the previous week. On a closing basis, the index fell around 10% in nine days and then recovered around two thirds of this loss with a 6% gain this week.   Despite the strong recovery, the ...

February 16, 2018

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Oil Rigs "Continued gains in rig counts"

A few comments from Steven Kopits of Princeton Energy Advisors LLC on Feb 16, 2018:• Total US oil rigs saw another solid week, +7 to 798• Horizontal oil rigs were up even better, +10 to 696...• All the action was in the inscrutable ‘Other’ plays, which added 12 horizontal oil rigs, compare ...

DP Weekly Wrap: Bear Market Rally Over?

Last Friday the market executed a bullish intraday reversal, and this week it rallied five days straight; however, there were some problems. S&P 500 volume contracted into the rally, and Friday's candlestick was a bearish shooting star. I don't really use candlesticks much, but the shooting star is ...

Silver Is The Secret To Investment Success

Looking for a silver bullet to investment success? Silver is in a position to make some incredible gains in price in the near future, far more than gold. Precious metals are generally undervalued, but silver, with a spot price around $16, could easily double or triple in value as a combination of fa ...

Two Canadian bank stock buying strategies that have produced amazing returns

There's a strong case to made for picking individual stocks, based on two simple criteria ...

2/16 MarketWatchers LIVE Recap - Bull/Bear Market Rules - Mailbag - Sentiment Update

  Welcome to the recap of today's MarketWatchers LIVE show, your antidote for the CNBC/FBN lunchtime talking heads. Listen and watch a show devoted to technical analysis of the stock market with live market updates and symbols that are hot. You'll find the latest episode here. Information abou ...