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Gold Spikes As Dollar, Bond Yields Tumble Despite Hawkish-Hiking Fed
Article By: Tyler Durden
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 3:38 PM EST
Bond yields lower, dollar lower, and gold higher... not exactly what The Fed would likely have wanted.
In this article: TNX, GLD, SPX, TYX, JYN, UUP
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Dot Plot Shows 3 Hikes In 2018: Fade The Consensus
Article By: Mish Shedlock
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 3:28 PM EST
The Fed hiked 1/4 point with no unexpected discussion. A Dot plot shows Fed participants believe 3 more hikes are coming.
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What Inflation Means To You - Inside The Consumer Price Index
Article By: Jill Mislinski
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 3:19 PM EST
The Bureau of Labor Statistics divides all expenditures into eight categories and assigns a relative size to each.
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Speculative Frenzy Smells More And More Like 2000
Article By: Gary Gordon
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 3:10 PM EST
Scores of extremely bullish investors insist that the financial markets today do not resemble the technology stock craze near the tail end of the late 1990s. That position is getting more difficult to defend.
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Fed Hikes Rates: Redline, Dots, Projections, Analysis
Article By: The Heisenberg Report
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 3:01 PM EST
Wednesday’s setup was made a bit more interesting by the core CPI miss this morning and by the surprise result of the Alabama special election on Tuesday evening.
In this article: TNX
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The Oil Situation
Article By: Todd Sullivan
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 2:52 PM EST
The global economy is accelerating and with it will demand, the middle east has been relatively peaceful, OPEC is extending production cuts and rig counts, while up over 2016 are have been essentially flat for 2017 despite the rise in oil prices.
In this article: OIL
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Fed Watch: Scrooged?
Article By: WisdomTree
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 2:44 PM EST
Since the money and bond markets were expecting a rate hike this time around, attention was turned to the Fed’s forecast for potential further increases in 2018.
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Fast Casual Restaurants Have A Terrible 2017
Article By: TheoTrade
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 2:33 PM EST
The restaurant sales growth has been rough in 2016 and 2017. Previously, restaurant sales were thought to be an indicator of future economic growth. This is why you need to always question every indicator.
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U.S. Workforce Recovery - Wednesday, Dec. 13
Article By: Jill Mislinski
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 2:26 PM EST
We are clearly experiencing a structural change in employment, one that continues to have a major impact on the overall economy.
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10 Stocks To Soar In 2018
Article By: TipRanks
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 2:18 PM EST
The market is currently trading at record highs, boosted by the prospect of business-friendly tax reforms.
In this article: HRTX, LRCX, MSFT, AVGO, GBT
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Oil ETFs Head-To-Head: BNO Vs. USO
Article By: Sweta Killa
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 2:08 PM EST
Given that rising U.S. oil production will continue to weigh on WTI prices, Brent oil ETF looks more compelling. While this is true, BNO lagged USO in terms of investor preference.
In this article: BNO, USO, OIL
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Analysts Expecting A 25 Bps Interest Rate Hike Today
Article By: Leigh Drogen
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 2:00 PM EST
The Federal Reserve holds their last meeting of the year today at 2PM EST.
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Two Very Different Monetary Cases, And Their One Common Theme
Article By: Jeffrey P. Snider
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 1:51 PM EST
In a space of just 20 months starting in March 1965, the CPI accelerated from less than 1% to just about 4%. By the dawn of the seventies, the CPI was already running at 6% that only the severe recession of 1969-70 could temporarily halt.
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Teva In Focus Ahead Of Restructuring As Former Interim CEO Exits Board
Article By: The Fly
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 1:41 PM EST
Shares of Teva Pharmaceutical are in focus following reports that the company will unveil a new restructuring plan that will include layoffs as part of the company's plans to reduce debt and improve its performance.
In this article: TEVA Also: MYL, AGN
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USDA Trimmed Bean & Wheat Exports, But Upped Corn’s Ethanol
Article By: Jerry Gidel
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 1:33 PM EST
In a tip of the cap, the USDA sliced US soybeans and wheat exports on this month’s US supply/demand revisions in response to recent sluggish overseas sales.
In this article: WEAT, CORN, SOYB
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Bitcoin Futures Vs. VIX Futures: Who Said ‘Slow’ Start?
Article By: The Heisenberg Report
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 1:23 PM EST
What’s the biggest ongoing bubble in markets? Obviously, the answer is Bitcoin.
In this article: VIX, BITCOMP
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