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  • Taming of the Lemmings

    12/09/2018 11:12:37 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | December 9, 2018 | Gil Gutknecht
    Anyone paying even the slightest amount of attention to the stock market recently is aware that traders are behaving more like lemmings than investors. One day they all run north and the market advances 400 points. The next day they all run south and it declines 600. It even happens in the same day. This has been the pattern for the last several months. The economic numbers having changed not a wit. So we wonder, what is going on here? Financial writers always have an answer. Fears about a trade war with China. Worries over Brexit. Oil prices are too...
  • Is the Deep State trying to tank the China trade deal, stock market, and economy before 2020?

    12/07/2018 6:38:44 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/07/2018 | Thomas Lifson
    The stock market plunged Tuesday, and with futures trading down heavily before the market opens shortly, it looks as though the market will have erased all of the gains in 2018 when trading resumes.  The development that seems to have triggered this rebuke to President Trump's boasts about the stock market was an unprecedented event: the arrest in Canada of the chief financial officer (and daughter of the founder) of Chinese electronics giant Huawei, on a warrant from the U.S. over alleged violations of the Iran embargo. David P. Goldman (also known as Spengler), writing in Asia Times, writes of the suspicions that trouble...
  • US markets plunge after arrest of Chinese tech executive

    12/06/2018 9:26:43 AM PST · by bitt · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/6/2018 | alexander bolton
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged by almost 500 points Thursday morning, the first day of trading after U.S. authorities secured the arrest of a Chinese technology company executive, fueling fears that the trade war with China is heating up. News broke late Wednesday that Canadian law enforcement had arrested Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, a major Chinese tech firm that has been linked to the Chinese military. U.S. officials have requested her extradition, citing a suspected sanctions violation.
  • Stock futures higher after China affirms 90-day trade truce deadline

    12/05/2018 9:15:37 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 12/5/18
    U.S. equity futures rose Wednesday after Beijing acknowledged the 90-day deadline set by President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to find a solution to the two nations' trade dispute.... ....gains come after the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 799 points Tuesday in a massive equity rout that stemmed from worries...
  • Stock markets plunge after Trumps Tariff Man tweet

    12/04/2018 1:35:29 PM PST · by SMGFan · 56 replies
    NYPost ^ | December 4, 2018
    Stocks took a nosedive on Wall Street as investors worried that a US-China trade truce reached over the weekend wasnt all it was cracked up to be. The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank almost 800 points Tuesday. ------------------ The markets plunged after Trump unleashed a threatening tweet Tuesday morning. President Xi and I want this deal to happen, and it probably will. But if not remember, I am a Tariff Man, Trump tweeted.
  • Trump sends Dow Jones plunging nearly 800 points by tweeting 'I am a tariffs man' raising fears...

    12/04/2018 2:20:45 PM PST · by Morgana · 65 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | DECEMBER 4, 2018 | Francesca Chambers, White House Correspondent For
    FULL TITLE: Trump sends Dow Jones plunging nearly 800 points by tweeting 'I am a tariffs man' raising fears his 'truce' with China will be followed by full-scale trade war and recession U.S. stock markets plummeted Tuesday as a series of tweets from President Donald Trump suggested a trade war with China could resume next year despite claims of a truce and a long-term deal between the two countries. The Dow Jones closed almost 800 points down at 25,027, a loss of 3.1 per cent of its value, while billions were also wiped off the value of the Nasdaq and...
  • Investors Are Staring At The Bleakest Future Since The Great Depression....(John Hussman)

    12/02/2018 12:13:44 PM PST · by blam · 63 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 12-2-2018
    * John Hussman the outspoken investor and former professor who's been predicting a stock crash says traditionally diversified portfolios are set to offer their worst returns since the Great Depression over the next 12 years.* Hussman explains why he sees a US stock market drop of more than 60% coming, and breaks down why the Federal Reserve's past actions have created the situation. There's never been a worse time to be a conventional portfolio manager. Well, maybe back in the deepest, darkest throes of the Great Depression that crushed the US economy way back in 1929. But not...
  • Fed Chairman Powell sends markets soaring with suggestion rate hikes may slow

    11/28/2018 9:49:22 AM PST · by mandaladon · 18 replies
    WaPo ^ | 28 Nov 2018 | Damian Paletta
    Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday suggested the central bank could be close to slowing down the pace of its recent interest rate increases, saying rates are now just slightly below what he considers a neutral level. His comments marked a sharp change from his position last month, when he said the Fed still had a long way to go before it reached that equilibrium. U.S. stock markets soared on Powells comments, as he appeared to signal that the Fed would not move forward aggressively to raise rates much further than it already has. Still, by saying rates were...
  • George Soros Sold Huge Amounts Of Facebook And Netflix Just Before Tech Stocks Crashed

    11/23/2018 6:30:04 AM PST · by deandg99 · 37 replies
    DC Dirty Laundry ^ | 11/23/2018 | Michael Snyder
    George Soros avoided a loss of more than 17 million dollars by dumping shares of Facebook, Netflix and Goldman Sachs just before the big crash started happening. In other words, he made out like a bandit by selling at the peak of the market. Is he smarter than all the rest of us, did he have some inside information, or was he simply lucky? In recent months, tech stocks have lost approximately a trillion dollars in value, and many investors have been absolutely devastated. But not George Soros. According to the most recent filing with the SEC, Soros Fund Management...

    11/22/2018 1:20:16 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 17 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | November 22, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    lleged Nazi collaborator George Soros is best understood by playing him backward. His organizations mean the exact opposite of their names. The Democracy Alliance is a plot to undermine democracy by a handful of wealthy oligarchs and special interests. His Open Society's goal is a closed society. Social media makes it too easy to have an open society. As opposed to a consolidated corporate media. So George Soros allegedly plotted to regulate Facebook until it was as controlled as the media. His war on Facebook, run by astroturfed activists is bearing fruit, with the backing of the media. But Soros...
  • U.S. Stocks Extend Slump as Pressure Intensifies on Tech

    11/20/2018 7:33:09 AM PST · by Red Badger · 40 replies
    WSJ ^ | Updated Nov. 20, 2018 10:21 a.m. ET | By David Hodari and Corrie Driebusch
    Stocks around the world tumbled Tuesday, putting major U.S. indexes at risk of closing below their October lows and wiping out yearly gains. What started as a technology company selloff bled into other corners of the market, as investors dumped shares of everything from retailers to oil-and-gas companies in favor of relatively safe assets such as bonds and reliable dividend payers like utility companies. The result: Some traders who stepped in to scoop up shares in late October, hoping for a quick rebound, are now in danger of losing those potential profits and more. That puts the stock market in...
  • Tech's popular 'FAANG' stocks have lost more than $1 trillion and counting from highs amid tech rout

    11/20/2018 7:36:38 AM PST · by Red Badger · 33 replies
    CNBC ^ | 11/20/2018 | Michael Sheetz
    The FAANG stocks Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet all fell in Tuesday trading. The five "FAANG" stocks have collectively lost more than $1 trillion in market value from recent highs through Tuesday's early trading. The FAANG stocks Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet all fell again on Tuesday. Amazon, Apple and Netflix led the group's losses, each falling more than 3 percent. Combined market capitalization losses since their 52-week highs hit $1.02 trillion on Tuesday: Facebook: $253 billion Amazon: $280 billion Apple: $253 billion Netflix: $67 billion Alphabet: $164 billion The five tech...
  • After stock market rally for 'Brazil's Trump,' here's where the world's next 'Trump' could come from

    11/11/2018 9:40:33 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 2 replies
    Yahoo! Finanace ^ | November 11, 2018 | Dion Rabouin
    Donald Trumps election in 2016 was a surprise to many, as the reality-TV star and real estate developer with hardline campaign pledges like banning Muslims from entering the United States and deporting every illegal immigrant in the country seemed to pundits an unlikely set of policy proposals to get a candidate to the White House. But it worked. And Trump has not been alone. Other candidates with similarly unorthodox, hardline and nativist views have risen to their countries top political posts in recent years. Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines and Viktor Orban in Hungary preceded Trump with pledges to hunt...
  • S&P 500 and Dow surge [+545!] in best rally after midterm elections since 1982

    11/07/2018 2:20:25 PM PST · by Red Badger · 52 replies
    CNBC ^ | 11/07/2018 | Fred Imbert | Michael Sheetz
    U.S. stocks closed broadly higher on Wednesday after the midterm election results came in about as expected, lifting a cloud of uncertainty that was weighing on the market. The major averages hit their session highs after President Donald Trump indicated he is willing to work with Democrats on policy initiatives that would help the economy keep growing. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 545 points, led by gains in UnitedHealth and Apple. The S&P 500 gained 2.1 percent as the health care, tech and consumer discretionary sectors each rallied more than 2.8 percent. The Nasdaq Composite rose 2.6 percent....
  • All Over but the Shouting: Midterms brought gridlock, likely paving the way for strong market.

    11/07/2018 7:22:12 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Fisher Investments ^ | 11/07/2018 | Ken Fisher
    As always, our analysis is intentionally non-partisan, focusing on political developments' likely impact on stocks. We favor neither party nor any politician and generally consider partisan bias blinding—a big risk for investors.And with that, midterms are in  the books! The polls are closed, the ballots are being tallied, and early returns show the Republicans keeping the Senate while the Democrats pick up House seats—probably enough for control. Control didn’t swing radically in either direction. While both parties will probably claim victory, for investors, the real winner should be gridlock—and stocks, as midterms’ completion ushers in the most bullish part of...
  • The Market Closes Strong Late In The Session - Is It Telling Us something?

    11/06/2018 1:02:22 PM PST · by LRoggy · 24 replies
    Vanity ^ | 11/6/2018 | LRoggy
    Will be interesting to see if the late spike was a buy program due to what is being seen at the polling stations . . .
  • US Stocks Are Nowhere Near a Bubble Today

    11/05/2018 7:54:18 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Rick Hedge ^ | 11/05/2018 | Stephen McBride
    This is the longest bull market in US stocks ever they say.Technically, they are right. This bull broke the all-time record formerly held by the 19902000 rally.As Im sure you remember, that one ended with a historic 80% crash in the Nasdaq that wiped out millions of overeager investors.If youre troubled by this, youll want to read the rest of this article carefully.Im going to tell you why The Longest Bull Market Ever narrative is nonsense.Ill also give you my blueprint for investing in todays uncharted waters that helped my RiskHedge subscribers secure double-digit gains.Weve Already Had a Couple...
  • Dow tumbles more than 200 points in wild session, S&P 500 closes in correction territory

    10/29/2018 5:23:59 PM PDT · by Poison Pill · 16 replies
    CNBC ^ | 10/29/2018 | Fred Imbert | Thomas Franck
    Stocks closed lower on Monday, giving up sharp gains from earlier in the day in a wild session that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average travel more than 900 points. The S&P 500 closed in correction territory, down 10 percent from its recent high. Traders blamed the possibility of more U.S.-China tariffs
  • Market is up massively since the Election, but is now taking a little pause - people want to see....

    10/30/2018 10:58:35 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 8 replies
    Real Donald Trump Twitter ^ | October 30, 2018 | President Donald Trump
    The Stock Market is up massively since the Election, but is now taking a little pause - people want to see what happens with the Midterms. If you want your Stocks to go down, I strongly suggest voting Democrat. They like the Venezuela financial model, High Taxes & Open Borders! 8:33 AM - 30 Oct 2018
  • Will The Real Economy Please Stand Up? Which Indicator to Believe, the Dow or the GDP?

    10/27/2018 6:17:21 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    IBD ^ | 10/27/2018
    As of right now, there are two different views of the economy: The stock market view, which for now is bearish, and the GDP view, which is bullish. Which one is right? And which one will the Federal Reserve believe? Stocks have been in a tailspin since early October. The Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index, which includes more than 3,700 stocks, has fallen by nearly 10% since the start of October a net loss of $3 trillion in market value. It's a big hit for the economy to sustain. OK, but what about GDP? The nation's output of goods...