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Will Bitcoin ETF See The Light Of Day In March?
Article By: Zacks Investment Research
Sunday, February 26, 2017 4:27 AM EST
The tussle between the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission and Winklevoss over the launch has been going on for about three years. In fact, the issuer has restructured the proposals for the Bitcoin ETF multiple times.
In this article: COIN Also: GLD
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Unintended Consequences Of Corporate Tax Incentives
Article By: Global Economic Intersection
Sunday, February 26, 2017 4:03 AM EST
Without an ever-rising market, investors might feel a need to save more for retirement or other goals out of their paychecks instead of relying on the courtesy of corporations to buy their stock from them.
In this article: SPY
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It’s Only A Manufactured Bear
Article By: Michele Schneider
Sunday, February 26, 2017 3:38 AM EST
Retail, after a slew of earnings, some better than others, hung in there. Nevertheless, announcements like JC Penney closing 140-150 stores or a just-above junk rating for Macy’s means eat cake, but without lighting any candles. XRT did close green.
In this article: URA, IBB, QQQ, DIA, IWM, IYT, KRE, SMH, SPY, XRT
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Berkshire Letter Highlights: Buffett Slams Hedge Funds, Likes Immigrants And The US Outlook
Article By: Tyler Durden
Sunday, February 26, 2017 3:14 AM EST
Berkshire Hathaway's Q4 profit rose 15% as net income increased to $6.29 billion, while operating earnings, which exclude some investment results, were $2,665 a share, a slight miss to the $2,717 consensus estimate.
In this article: BRK-A, BRK-B Also: DOW, VRX, AAPL, SPY
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Gold Prices March Into Fresh 2017 Highs - Fed Outlook In Focus
Article By: DailyFX
Saturday, February 25, 2017 8:00 PM EST
The rally in gold prices continued this week with the precious metal up 1.7% to trade at 1255 ahead of the New York close on Friday. The advance marks the fourth consecutive week of gains and comes on the back of continued softness in the greenback.
In this article: GLD
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Business Strategy Can Protect Against Trump's Stepped Up Immigration Enforcement
Article By: Bill Conerly
Saturday, February 25, 2017 7:49 PM EST
Immigration audits have triggered disruptions to a number of businesses, including cases in which a third of the workforce was found to be using fake documents. Imagine trying to open your doors tomorrow if one third of your workers don’t show up.
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E Market Briefing For Monday, February 27
Article By: Gene Inger
Saturday, February 25, 2017 7:35 PM EST
The seemingly obvious future scenario of escalating debt that can escalate faster than rising tax revenues (from an eventual revenue-neutral tax policy) is overlooked given the focus on social, immigrant and migrant issues.
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Intangible Assets Now Account For More Than 84% Of S&P 500
Article By: ValueWalk
Saturday, February 25, 2017 7:18 PM EST
The shift away from tangible towards intangible assets has almost certainly made value investing more difficult. The cookie cutter approach is no longer value and investors now have to put in more work to dig out the value than Graham and Doddt.
In this article: SPY
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Weekend Update - Feb. 25, 2017
Article By: Tim Knight
Saturday, February 25, 2017 7:03 PM EST
The markets have been in a slow building parabolic rise since the Brexit lows, continuing their rise off the November election last year, followed by another leg higher to start 2017.Have we arrived at the short term top, or is there more to come?
In this article: GDX, XLE, SPX
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JPMorgan Explains What Causes The Market's 3:30 PM Ramp
Article By: Tyler Durden
Saturday, February 25, 2017 6:47 PM EST
Many have observed the peculiar last half-hour ramp in the stock market perhaps nowhere was it more noticeable than what happened on the last two Friday afternoons.
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Chart Check: “There Goes Your Cushion”
Article By: The Heisenberg Report
Saturday, February 25, 2017 6:33 PM EST
I have continually decried the fact that the central bank-inspired hunt for yield is driving otherwise sane investors down the quality ladder. That is, when you can’t get any yield in high quality assets, you invariably search for income elsewhere.
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Underperformance In Gold Stocks Argues For Interim Peak
Article By: Jordan Roy-Byrne
Saturday, February 25, 2017 6:28 PM EST
The early stages of gold bull markets (this one included) are characterized by strong outperformance from the miners. They will lead the metals and turning points and register strong outperformance.
In this article: GDX, GDXJ, GLD
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The Longer Term Outlook
Article By: Douglas Gammons
Saturday, February 25, 2017 6:20 PM EST
I worry that the small increases in short-term rates could have much more of an impact on the economy than they did in past cycles. And, with valuations so extended, higher rates could push down stock prices.
In this article: EWZ, RSX, SPY
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China Steamrolls Past US, France To Be Germany’s Biggest Trading Partner
Article By: Andy Sutton
Saturday, February 25, 2017 6:09 PM EST
China for the first time became Germany’s most important trading partner in 2016, overtaking the United States, which fell back to third place behind France, data showed on Friday.
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The Volatility Monster Is Lurking
Video By: TheoTrade
Saturday, February 25, 2017 6:00 PM EST
The major indexes ended the shortened week slightly off all time highs. Where is the volatility? That is the big question on every trader's mind. We dissect the various sectors and the market in search of volatility and opportunities,
In this video: TGT, WMT, SPX, VIX
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SPX:VIX Ratio Entering A New Bull Market Territory
Article By: Candy Matheson
Saturday, February 25, 2017 5:52 PM EST
the SPX:VIX ratio is entering a new bull market territory. Bullish momentum remains strong (in favor of equities) and is confirmed, as of Friday's close.
In this article: SPX, VIX
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