May 24th, 2016 8:50 pm
Submitted by Tyler Durden.
Once upon a time, markets trembled when Greek bailout implementation headlines were announced, which is what just happened if slightly ahead of our forecast schedule...
Kazimir Says Eurogroup Meeting Won’t Be an Easy One: translation - Greece will agree to everything some time around 4am
— zerohedge (@zerohedge) May 24, 2016
... and this time nobody cares. Well maybe the Greeks do, ...
May 24th, 2016 8:02 pm
Courtesy of Doug Short's Advisor Perspectives.
With the release of today's report on March Personal Incomes and Outlays we can now take a closer look at "Real" Disposable Personal Income Per Capita.
The first chart shows both the nominal per capita disposable income and the real (inflation-adjusted) equivalent since 2000. This indicator was significantly disrupted by the bizarre but predictable oscillation caused by 2012 year-end tax strategies in expectation of tax hikes in 2013.
At two decimal places, the nominal 0.31% month-over-month increase in disposable income comes in at 0.26% when we adjust for inflation. The year-over-year metrics are 3.20% nominal and 2.35% real.
May 24th, 2016 7:05 pm
Elites vs. Too Much Democracy: Andrew Sullivan’s Afraid of Popular Self-Government
By Mike Lofgren
This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com.
May 24th, 2016 6:05 pm
By Jacob Wolinsky. Originally published at ValueWalk.
Wilbur Ross discusses Donald Trump’s candidacy, and his investing strategy
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May 24th, 2016 10:43 am
Financial Markets and Economy
Global Stocks Broadly Higher, Reversing Early Losses (Wall Street Journal)
Global stocks climbed Tuesday, while the dollar strengthened against the euro and yen.
European shares were heading for their best day in over a month on Tuesday as the waiting game to see whether the U.S. raises interest rates again next month sent the euro to its lowest since March.
Asian shares had stumbled to near 2-1/2-month lows ove...
May 24th, 2016 10:10 am
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May 24th, 2016 8:50 am
Courtesy of Chris Kimble.
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Since the peak in 2011, Gold remains in a downtrend, creating a series of lower high and lower lows.
Gold’s rally in 2016 is attempting to break this 5-year falling trend, as it is attempting to break a series of lower highs.
Over the past 6-months, Gold could be creating a rising wedge pattern. This pattern two-thirds of the time, suggests lower prices are ahead....
May 24th, 2016 12:00 am
Courtesy of Benzinga.Related SSYS Stratasys Q1'16 Earnings Conference Call: Full Transcript Stratasys Falls Flat After Q1 Report Related ...
May 22nd, 2016 7:50 pm
Courtesy of Chris at CapitalistExploits
Do you remember when you were growing up and all your friends were allowed Atari game consoles but you weren’t?
Well, I do and the things seemed as foreign to me as Venus. Mostly because the little time I managed to spend on the gaming consoles when my friends weren’t hogging them I found it all a bit silly. I never “got” computer games, and to this day still have poor comprehension of things like Angry Birds.
I suspect that many people around the world view Bitcoin in the same way as I view Angry Birds: with mild amusement and a general lack of understanding as to what the hell all the fuss is about.
I was thinking of this since a buddy of mine recently started ...
May 13th, 2016 2:40 pm
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May 7th, 2016 1:40 pm
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Here's an interesting article from Investor's Business Daily arguing that biotech stocks are beginning to recover from their recent declines, notwithstanding current weakness.This Is Why Biotech Stocks May Explode Again
By Amy Reeves
After a three-year bull run that more than quadrupled its value by its peak last July, IBD’s Medical-Biomed/Biotech Industry Group plunged 50% by early February, hurt by backlashes against high drug prices and mergers that seek to lower corporate taxes.
March 4th, 2016 12:48 pm
Although we try to stay focused on finding and managing promising trade ideas, the comments in the comment section sometimes take a political turn (for access, try PSW — click here!). So today, Jean Luc writes,
The GOP debate last night was just unreal – are these people running to be president of the US or to lead a college fraternity! Comparing tool size? The only guy that looks semi-sane is Kasich. The other guys are just like 3 jackals right now.
And something else – if Trump is the candidate, that little Romney speech yesterday is probably already being made into a commercial. And all these little snippets from the debate will also make some nice ads! If you are a conservative, you have to be scared now.
Phil writes back,
I was expecting them to start throwing poop at each other &n...
December 15th, 2015 2:15 pm
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