A common claim from economic and stock market observers is that a rising trade deficit is injurious to the economy — hence, bearish for stocks. On the other hand, a falling trade deficit is commonly believed to be bullish for stocks.
If financial markets were styles of music, equities, especially the most stable Big Board stocks, are like great classical compositions: They’re made up of consistent, steady tempos you could listen to all day with the occasional booming or crashing note.
The “moving average” is a technical indicator of market strength which has stood the test of time. Over 30 years ago, Robert Prechter described this indicator in his essay, “What a Trader Really Needs to be Successful.” What he said then remains true today:
According to a June 26 Fortune Magazine article, New York-based bio tech company Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is one of the “100 Best Places for Millennials to Work” in the world. Shares one of Regeneron’s employees:
“The thing I love about working at Regeneron is that when they say data is king, they mean it. Our work and projects are always changing based on what the data shows us.”
A stock market warning has just developed for those who are bullish. Here’s what I’m talking about (CNBC, May 22): The House voted May 22 to pass the biggest rollback of financial regulations since the global financial crisis.
Dow Theory is a time-honored market analysis tool. Its name comes from Charles H. Dow, co-founder of The Wall Street Journal.
The basic Elliott wave pattern for financial markets is five waves in the direction of the main trend with corrections, i.e., moves against the trend, unfolding in three waves.
By Monday, Feb. 26, the stock market rally that carried major indexes out of the depths of the recent sell-off came to within 1000 points or so of the DJIA’s Jan. 26 all-time high of 26,616. The next day, on Feb. 27, a major financial publication published this headline (Forbes): U.S. Stock Market Surge – ‘The Bull Market Is Back’
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If there’s ever been a time to resist the impulse to follow the investing crowd, now is that time. Large speculators are making a bet that’s four times larger than what they made in January 2008. Take a look at this chart.
The Federal Reserve announced last month that they would start to reduce their $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October, thereby starting the process we call Quantitative Tightening (QT). As expected, they are aiming to do it gently and quietly, by not reinvesting bonds as they mature, starting with sums of around $6 billion of Treasuries and $4 billion in Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS). The scale of non-reinvestment will gradually increase. Once in full swing, the Fed’s balance sheet could reduce by up to $150 billion each quarter.