Market News & Insights

Financial Stocks: Capturing The Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO)

Financials and the fear of missing out… Below is another chart fusing together the technical backdrop for the Financial Sector (chart by my partner Arun Chopra) with some fundamental bullets listed below (by myself). Today we look at the huge rally in Financial stocks (NYSEARCA:XLE). Here’s some bullets to consider while reviewing the chart…

Chinese Retail Sales Closing The Gap With US

China Gets Competitive With US Retail Sales For the past several months we’ve seen a lot of headlines questioning growth in China. While those may hold merit, we can rest assured that their growth in retail has been very strong. I shared this on my blog the other day, but wanted…

Investor Optimism Spreads From Stocks To US Economy

The Dow Jones Industrials (INDEXDJX:.DJI) gained more than 3.0% last week and the Dow Transports hit a record high creating the backdrop for an attack on a new round number. Ditto for the S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP:.INX).  The dramatic surge in investor optimism, using contrary opinion, represents a short-term threat…

US Corn Futures Weekly Outlook: Is A Bottom Forming?

Inside the March corn futures rally: The corn market enjoyed a sharply higher trading prices early last week as momentum pushed March Corn Futures (CH7) up as high of $3.64 per bushel (its highest level since 11/8) on Tuesday. Corn prices would eventually give back some of those gains through Friday’s close,…

Netflix (NFLX) Make Big Push To Be “Mobile Friendly”

Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) has made a powerful move to become mobile friendly, and the impetus is larger than you might have imagined. The Storyline Netflix is going after the fastest growing part of technology in the world that is mobile video, and it’s doing it aggressively. First, we start with…

Portfolio Adjustments In Light Of Trump Election

The Election Earthquake “Trump’s election is the biggest political earthquake in the United States since the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980”, says Jim Rickards. Whether you are a republican, democrat or an independent, this election is one that I think we will all remember the rest of our lives….

Black Friday Consumer Spends Less But Data Strong

Black Friday has come and gone this November with consumers continuing to spend overall. The National Retail Federation claims that nearly 154 million consumers opened up their wallets per Black Friday spending data. Keep in mind the US election saw about 130 million voters turnout. Seems like people may care…

U.S. Corn Weekly Review & Price Outlook (November 26)

On Wednesday (11/23) federal regulators increased the amount of renewable fuels oil refiners will be required to blend into gasoline and diesel for 2017 up to 19.28 billion gallons. In what was seen as victory for the ethanol industry (and also corn producers), the EPA mandated a 1.2 billion gallon…

Market Gurus: Warren Buffett, Martin Pring, And Bryan Rich

There are lots of ideas out there on what to trade. The trick is synthesizing news-you-can use from the noise. Choosing ideas from market gurus or investing veterans doesn’t make it a sure thing. But listening to ol’ timers…well, there is so much to be learned from experience. And I…