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February 24th, 2017 8:47 am
Not all is well in the luxury segment of the US housing market, manifested best through Manhattan's luxury condo segment, where as reported here over the last few months, there has been a sharp deterioration. A quick sampling of recent stories on the topic reveals that the situation is indeed bad, and getting worse:
February 24th, 2017 8:33 am
By Mauldin Economics. Originally published at ValueWalk.
I believe that truly free trade helps everyone. But that’s not what recent so-called free trade deals have given us.
Instead, they delivered something quite different from the kind of free trade that Adam Smith and David Ricardo envisioned.
Globalization Perks Are Distributed UnevenlyAmberAvalona / Pixabay
I explained this at length last July in the “The Trouble with Trade” issue of my free investment newsletter, Thoughts from the Frontline (...
February 24th, 2017 7:51 am
Financial Markets and Economy
Traders are selling oil held in tankers anchored off Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia in a sign that the production cut led by OPEC is starting to have the desired effect of drawing down bloated inventories.
Saudi Arabia has said oil giant Saudi Aramco is worth more than $2 trillion, enough to consume Apple Inc. twice, and still have room for Google parent Alphabet Inc.
The kingdom may have to...
February 23rd, 2017 11:32 pm
Financial Markets and Economy
The dollar fell while Treasuries advanced after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting showed officials confident they can raise rates gradually amid little threat that near-term inflation will accelerate.
Solar developers installed a record 14.6 gigawatts in the U.S. last year, almost double the total from 2015 and enough to make photovoltaic panels the largest...
February 23rd, 2017 9:24 am
Courtesy of Chris Kimble.
Silver and Gold have continued to head lower since highs reached back in 2011. Is the 6-year bear market nearing an end?
Below looks at the Silver/Gold ratio over the past decade. To be long and strong Silver and Gold, the preference would be for this ratio to be heading higher.
CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE
The ratio has formed a clean falling channel (series of lower highs and lower lows) inside of (1). Three different times it knocked on the underside of falling...
February 23rd, 2017 8:30 am
Courtesy of Nattering Naybob.Taking a "potty break" from "in the Toilet Thursday" or "Thursday's in the Loo".
February 22nd, 2017 11:00 pm
Courtesy of Benzinga.Related TSLA Tesla's 2016 In Review: From Model 3 To Gigafactory And Acquisitions Jim Cramer On Tesla's Conference C...
February 22nd, 2017 5:36 pm
Courtesy of Declan.Nothing really to add to yesterday. Markets took minor hits, but there was little intraday spread. The biggest spread was in the Russell 2000 which was underperforming heading into today's session. It reversed most of yesterday's gains, but it has some way to go before it begins challenging the breakout
February 22nd, 2017 9:18 am
Courtesy of Reggie Middleton at Zero Hedge
Credit Suisse has been posting cryptocurrency advisories over the last few weeks. They are quite one-sided, although couched in the appearance of objectivity. To explain why it's couched in the appearance of objectivity, and not actually objective, let me give you some background.
The Obama administration enacted a law known as the Fiduciary Rule, as per Investopedia:
The Department of Labor’s definition of a fiduciary demands that advisors act in the best interests of their clients, and to put their clients' interests above their own. It leaves no room for advisors to conce...
February 20th, 2017 10:33 am
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This post is for all our live virtual trade ideas and daily comments. Please click on "comments" below to follow our live discussion. All of our current trades are listed in the spreadsheet below, with entry price (1/2 in and All in), and exit prices (1/3 out, 2/3 out, and All out).
We also indicate our stop, which is most of the time the "5 day moving average". All trades, unless indicated, are front-month ATM options.
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February 14th, 2017 11:32 am
By Jean Luc
These GOP guys were so worried about Hillary's email server and now we find out that we had something close to a Russian mole in the White House. In the meantime, Trump keeps on using his unsecured phone, had high level conversation in his resort in front of dinner guests! It's getting so bad that rumors are now circulating that the NSA is not sharing information with the WH:NSA May Be Withholding Intel from President Trump
By KEVIN DRUM
….Our spies have had enough of these shady Russian connections—and they are starting to push back….In light of this, and out of worries about the White House’s ability to keep secrets, some of our spy agencies have begun withholding intelligence fro...
January 23rd, 2017 1:20 pm
Learn option strategies and how to be the house and not the gambler. That's especially apropos since we'll be in Vegas....
Join us for the Phil's Stock World's Conference in Las Vegas!
Date: Sunday, Feb 12, 2017 and Monday Feb 13, 2017
Beginning Time: 9:30 to 10:00 am Sunday morning
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Caesars has offered us rooms for $189 on Saturday night and $129 for Sunday night but rooms are limited at that price.
So, if you are planning on being in Vegas (Highly Recommended!), please sign up as soon as possible by sending...
December 9th, 2016 12:32 pm
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I'm seeing huge insider buying in the biotech company The Medicines Company (MDCO). The price has already moved up around 7%, but these buys are significant, in the millions of dollars range. ~ Ilene
Insider transaction table and buying vs. selling graphic above from insidercow.com.
Chart below from Yahoo.com.
May 13th, 2016 2:40 pm
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Philip R. Davis is a founder Phil's Stock World, a stock and options trading site that teaches the art of options trading to newcomers and devises advanced strategies for expert traders...