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E Canada’s Iron And Steel Trade With The U.S. Is Roughly In Balance
Article By: Arthur Donner
Friday, June 22, 2018 8:21 AM EDT
The Canadian government has drawn up two lists of products that would be subject to either 25% or 10% taxation until the U.S. changes its position.
In this article: JJU
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OPEC Minus One
Article By: Phil Flynn
Friday, June 22, 2018 8:19 AM EDT
The historic OPEC NON-OPEC production agreement became known as OPEC plus one. Russia became that plus one as they joined OPEC and conspired with them to reduce production and ultimately raise production and reduce supply.
In this article: OIL
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Morning Call For Friday, June 22
Article By: Jim Van Meerten
Friday, June 22, 2018 8:05 AM EDT
Sep E-mini S&Ps (ESU18 +0.43%) this morning are up +0.47% and European stocks are up +0.79%, led by strength in energy stocks with Aug WTI crude oil (CLQ18 +1.40%) up +1.14%.
In this article: BMY, DG, RHT, URI, SMTC, OLLI, GIII, TNDM
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BOE Spurs Dollar Pullback
Article By: Marc Chandler
Friday, June 22, 2018 7:53 AM EDT
The Bank of England's hawkish hold yesterday, spurred by three dissents in favor of an immediate hike, changed the near-term dynamics in the foreign exchange market.
In this article: EWJ, FXE, FXB, GREK, ERO, GBB
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Dow's 8 Day Losing Streak Set To End Amid Global Relief Rally
Article By: Tyler Durden
Friday, June 22, 2018 7:32 AM EDT
The dollar and yen both fell against their major peers as reports that some U.S. officials were trying to resume trade talks with China damped demand for haven assets; euro hit one- week high.
In this article: ERO, OIL, DJI, TNX, DAX, SPX
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A Real Concern About Over(h)eating
Article By: Michael Ashton
Friday, June 22, 2018 5:27 AM EDT
The Fed succeeded in getting us to eat more and more risky securities so that they got more and more expensive relative to safer securities (the amount of additional risk required to get an increment of additional return got greater and greater).
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Trade Commissioner: EU "Stands Up For Open Global Trade" By Hiking Tariffs
Article By: Mish Shedlock
Friday, June 22, 2018 4:32 AM EDT
Trump claims to want open markets. So does the EU. It's curious how they prove it.
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The Dramatic Expansion Of Corporate Bonds
Article By: Timothy Taylor
Friday, June 22, 2018 2:02 AM EDT
Overall world debt in the last year or two is at its all-time high as a share of world GDP. But there is a common pattern that as countries grow and their financial markets develop, their level of debt also tends to rise.
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Mid-Term Elections Are Now In Focus
Article By: TheoTrade
Thursday, June 21, 2018 9:58 PM EDT
As an investor, I love political gridlock. I would rather the risk of political actions be known. When the Congress is split or when one party fully controls Congress and the President is of the other party, not many major laws get passed.
In this article: SPX
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Trade War: A Position Of Strength For…
Article By: Upfina
Thursday, June 21, 2018 4:56 PM EDT
Trade tensions have impacted the S&P 500 this year. By showing some factors which put China in a bind in this trade skirmish, we aren’t making a prediction on which country will win.
In this article: SPY, SPX
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Paying Off The Mortgage, But Not Too Quickly
Article By: Peter Morici
Thursday, June 21, 2018 3:26 PM EDT
The new tax law simplifies April 15. Many folks will be claiming new higher standard deductions instead of itemizing mortgage interest and the like, but folks should not rush to pay off their home loans.
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Basic Materials Seem To Be On Sound Footing With Home Construction Boom
Article By: Frank Holmes
Thursday, June 21, 2018 3:24 PM EDT
Thirty-year mortgage rates might have ticked up in the past 12 months, but for now, that doesn’t seem to be weighing on new home demand. Housing starts climbed to an 11-year high of 1.35 million units in May.
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The US-China Trade War Summarized In One Chart
Article By: Tyler Durden
Thursday, June 21, 2018 2:41 PM EDT
With the US and China now actively engaged in several rounds of tit-for-tat tariffs and retaliations, it is easy to lose track of a) where we currently are in the escalating trade standoff and b) what has actually been implemented.
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Bank Of Canada And Free Trade Progress
Podcast By: Cory Fleck
Thursday, June 21, 2018 1:56 PM EDT
A discussion on the pullback in expectations for a rate hike out of the Bank Of Canada as well as the ongoing trades talks, or lack of progress on that front.
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FHFA House Price Index: Up 0.1% In April
Article By: Jill Mislinski
Thursday, June 21, 2018 1:17 PM EDT
U.S. house prices rose in April, up 0.1 percent from the previous month, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) seasonally adjusted monthly House Price Index (HPI).
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Internet Stocks Tumble After SCOTUS Rules On State Internet Tax Collection
Article By: Tyler Durden
Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:35 PM EDT
The Supreme Court just overturned a 1992 ruling, thus freeing states and local governments to start collecting billions of dollars in sales taxes from internet retailers that don’t currently charge tax to their customers.
In this article: AMZN, FDN, SHOP, NDX, W, ETSY
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