Best & Worst ETFs Of Thanksgiving Week

Best & Worst ETFs Of Thanksgiving Week

The 2018 Thanksgiving week defied historical trends. The holiday-shortened week is usually a treat for stock investors, even with low volumes. However, this time around, bitter U.S.-China trade relations and global growth worries kept investors jittery. Additionally, the oil price rout worsened last week and took a toll on sentiments. The three major indices logged […]
Net Worth Is About To Collapse

Net Worth Is About To Collapse

Have I mentioned that this bubble in stocks – the one that most economists and analysts still claim “is not a bubble” – is now the greatest by far in its numerical advance, its percentage gains, and time frame? You’re damn right I have! I’m broadcasting the warning far and wide, to any who will listen. Hopefully […]
Too Big To Fail: Is Ripple Gleaning Inspiration From Its Own Customers?

Too Big To Fail: Is Ripple Gleaning Inspiration From Its Own Customers?

Is Ripple’s XRP too big to fail? This article analyzes why it may be too late for XRP to be classified as a security. How low can Litecoin go? We’ll also take a look at Litecoin’s price action. How low can the silver to Bitcoin’s gold go? In his article on Monday, Crypto Briefing senior […]
Summary Of Last Week’s Economic Indicators

Summary Of Last Week’s Economic Indicators

Even with the holiday, last week we saw 17 US economic data releases. It was very negative with only 3 of those indicators beating forecasts or their previous readings. The front half of the week was predominately housing data. Homebuilder sentiment badly missed estimates on Monday. Tuesday saw the release of housing starts and permits. […]
Warmer Weekend Forecasts Hit Natural Gas

Warmer Weekend Forecasts Hit Natural Gas

It was another volatile day for the December natural gas contract, as it gapped down significantly last evening and recovered through much of today’s trading session but still settled down almost a percent and a half below Friday’s settle.  The February and March contracts were hit the hardest.  This came following significant weekend GWDD losses. […]
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                        The Best Lithium Stocks: Industry Investment Analysis From Mining To Batteries

EC The Best Lithium Stocks: Industry Investment Analysis From Mining To Batteries

Lithium, also dubbed “white petroleum,” is one the flashier metals that you will come across. While it is white or gray in typical form, when it is thrown into a fire it turns bright red. Lithium mineral was documented in the 1790’s, but it wasn’t until 1855 that the element was separated and identified. Lithium […]
Near-Term Outlook

Near-Term Outlook

There are three key scheduled events between now and the end of the year. In chronological order, this weekend G20 meeting is first. It will shape expectations for trade tensions between the US and China, with extensive secondary impact. Saudi Arabia and Russia’s meeting may help shape expectations for the price of oil, which has […]
Markets Continue To Shape A Swing Low

Markets Continue To Shape A Swing Low

Today was a good day for market bottom watchers as new support levels kicked in for indices. Best of the bunch looks to be the Russell 2000. It still has a relative performance advantage and the bottom it’s shaping came off a ‘real body’ bounce alongside a fresh MACD trigger ‘buy’. It’s early days, and […]
Charts That Matter

Charts That Matter

Warning Signal Another leading indicator spells trouble for the stock market: Shares of Sotheby’s (BID), which had predicted every crisis in the past decades, have lost 34% from this year’s all-time high. Finally an Undervalued asset class Thinking about potential outperformers in 2019. How about Agriculture stocks? They have suffered big time from the USD […]
Stocks And Precious Metals Charts – Comex Option Expiration Tomorrow – Trump Says 25% Tariffs On China

Stocks And Precious Metals Charts – Comex Option Expiration Tomorrow – Trump Says 25% Tariffs On China

After the bell, Trump said he intends to impose the 25% tariffs on China now. The market was expecting this to happen after the first of the year, if ever. Let’s see if the futures sell off based on this latest assertion. Tweeter Trump says a lot of things that turn out not to be […]