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Why Are Companies Adding Excess Debt?
Article By: Upfina
Friday, April 20, 2018 8:04 AM EDT
Firms may have taken out too much debt this cycle; the riskiest type of debt might be the cov-lite loans which now make up over 3/4ths of leveraged loans.
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Why A Bear Market Is Good For Long-Term Investors And Traders
Article By: Troy Bombardia
Thursday, April 19, 2018 3:29 PM EDT
Bear markets are good for savvy long term investors and terrible for permabulls.
In this article: SPY, SPX
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Gold – A Unique Repeat Of 2007 And How To Profit
Article By: Chris Vermeulen
Thursday, April 19, 2018 3:32 AM EDT
The stock market is nearing a significant top and all everyone’s long-term buy and hold investments should be reviewed and prepared for a rebalancing later this year.
In this article: GLD Also: SPX
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The Future Of Crypto Payments In The Retail Market
Article By: Jeff Desjardins
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 5:48 PM EDT
There is much optimism that crypto can still be a boon retailers – even brick and mortar ones. The blockchain is still new, and people around the world are working to solve these payments issues night and day.
In this article: BITCOMP
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The Evolution Of U.S. Agricultural Exports
Article By: Global Economic Intersection
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 4:19 PM EDT
It is well known that the U.S. economy is a major supplier of food products to the world. Not only is the country endowed with fertile lands and natural resources, but it also has the appropriate climate for grains and grass.
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The Yuan-Oil Future And Gold
Article By: Alasdair MacLeod
Thursday, March 29, 2018 7:02 PM EDT
China does not intend to replace the petrodollar with its own currency, other than for her own energy and commodity imports. China imports about 8 million barrels of oil per day, mostly from the Eurasian continent.
In this article: CNY, OIL, GLD
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Are We Sleepwalking Into The Next Oil Crisis?
Article By: Robert Rapier
Thursday, March 29, 2018 7:49 AM EDT
As the world entertains scenarios of peak oil demand based on the rise of electric vehicles, many agencies are warning that the far greater threat of an oil supply crunch looms.
In this article: OIL
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Kooky Real Estate Prices In Leading Global Cities
Article By: Harry Dent
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 1:06 PM EDT
Prices are slowing or backing off on the high end. Hot markets have gone from $10 million plus to $5 million plus.
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Central Banks Care About The Gold Price – Enough To Manipulate It!
Article By: Ronan Manly
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 9:30 AM EDT
Senior central bankers are both terrified of and in awe of gold. Gold to these central bankers is like the sun to vampires. This is why central banks across the world have a rich history of manipulating and suppressing the gold price.
In this article: GLD, OIL
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Blockchain Technology Is Changing The World Of Finance
Article By: ValueWalk
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 3:08 PM EDT
Blockchain technology is carving out a niche space in the world of finance and Ripple, in particular, has been moving into this space at a rapid pace.
In this article: BITCOMP, XRP-X
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4 Big Reasons Why Short-Term Muni Bonds Should Excite You
Article By: Frank Holmes
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 12:23 PM EDT
Municipal bonds might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a sexy investment but munis play a very important role in any serious portfolio. Here are four big reasons why you should get excited about muni bonds.
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Buying/Renting Home Vs. Investing In Stocks
Article By: Upfina
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 6:04 AM EDT
The upward mobility is the highest in the middle of the country. It’s the lowest in the southeast. If these trends continue, the housing market will probably have low returns.
In this article: SPX
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Are Chinese Banks Healthy?
Article By: ValueWalk
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 4:34 AM EDT
“Financial stability” has been the guiding mantra at the top of the Chinese national policy agenda over the past year or so. That is likely to continue to be at the heart of economic policy over the course of the coming year.
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A Lesson In Position Sizing From The Volpocalypse Of 2018
Article By: Macro-Ops
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 5:18 AM EDT
Most famous fund failures have leverage at their core. That’s the true culprit for disaster — not the actual trade ideas. Bad position sizing kills.
In this article: SPX, VIX
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Inflation: An X-Ray View Of The Components - Thursday, February 15
Article By: Jill Mislinski
Friday, February 16, 2018 1:35 AM EDT
The more volatile Headline CPI has spent most of the previous five years under the 2% lower benchmark, and much of the volatility in this metric has been the result of broad swings in gasoline prices.
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Cyclicals Vs. Defensives - The Next Shoe To Drop?
Article By: Callum Thomas
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 7:02 PM EDT
The current topping out of cyclicals relative performance line "needs" to go further and in doing so drive a deeper correction.
In this article: SPX
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