Will DOJ Finally Hold Bullion Banks Accountable For Market Rigging

Will DOJ Finally Hold Bullion Banks Accountable For Market Rigging

It is hard to cheer for the Department of Justice these days, but federal prosecutions have begun to offer hope for precious metals investors hurt by rigged markets and crooked traders. The DOJ looks poised to do what regulators at the CFTC have not. They will use evidence of blatant cheating and fraud to hold […]
Energy And Value: 2 ETFs To Watch On Outsized Volume

Energy And Value: 2 ETFs To Watch On Outsized Volume

In the last trading session, U.S. stocks ended lower pressured by falling oil prices. Among the top ETFs, investors saw (SPY – Free Report) and (DIA – Free Report) lose 0.7%, and (QQQ  – Free Report) move lower by 0.7% on the day. Two more specialized ETFs are worth noting as both saw trading volume that was far outside of […]
Bitcoin Keeps Crashing

Bitcoin Keeps Crashing

What a difference a year makes! Last year at this time, bitcoin was in the middle of a run where it seemed to break through 1,000-point thresholds every couple of days (and in some cases even faster). Now, the leading crypto-currency is seemingly crashing through 1,000 point thresholds to the downside on what seems like […]
A Quarter To Forget

A Quarter To Forget

The last two months have been a tough one for the market, especially for the tech stocks that had been the leaders. Amazon, Facebook, Google and others fell hard while so-called “defensive” sectors (utilities, telecoms, consumer staples, etc.) held their own or rose. Traders, hedge funds and many professionals had loaded up on tech stocks, […]
CRISPR Stocks Rise After Chinese Researcher Claims First Gene-Edited Babies

CRISPR Stocks Rise After Chinese Researcher Claims First Gene-Edited Babies

Shares of Crispr Therapeutics (CRSP), Editas Medicine (EDIT) and Intellia Therapeutics (NTLA) are on the rise after a Chinese researcher claimed that he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies. The trio of public companies are developing therapies using the technology known as CRISPR, which is the method He Jiankui says he used in […]
G20 Meeting May Dictate Path Of Stock Market For Rest Of The Year

G20 Meeting May Dictate Path Of Stock Market For Rest Of The Year

Global Indices continue to retreat in the fourth quarter of this year as the combination of the Fed’s quantitative tightening and escalating trade wars threatens to derail the 10-year bullish market. Below is the Year-to-Date return of the Global Indices as of Friday, Nov 24:   Next week, global Indices will have a chance to […]
USD/JPY Makes A Remarkable Turnaround

USD/JPY Makes A Remarkable Turnaround

USD/JPY is trading above 113.00 once again as several positive developments improve the mood. Black Friday sales were reportedly successful both online and in brick and mortar stores. Americans’ shopping sprees improve the mood on Wall Street ahead of the open and send futures higher. USD/JPY is well correlated with the gyrations of equity markets and […]
Global Wage Growth Slumps To 1.8% In 2017, Lowest In A Decade: ILO

Global Wage Growth Slumps To 1.8% In 2017, Lowest In A Decade: ILO

“What is now widely recognized is that slow wage growth has become an obstacle to achieving sustainable economic growth,” ILO director-general Guy Ryder wrote in the two-yearly Global Wage Report. Geneva: Global wage grew by 1.8% in 2017, down from 2.4% in 2016 and the slowest rate since the global financial crisis in 2008, the […]
Stocks Dragged Lower As AAPL Tumbles After Supreme Court Headlines

Stocks Dragged Lower As AAPL Tumbles After Supreme Court Headlines

Apple shares have tumbled into the red after reports that the Supreme Court sounds open to allowing a lawsuit to go forward that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. As AP reports, the court has heard arguments in Apple’s effort to shut down an antitrust lawsuit. Chief Justice John Roberts […]
Indian E-Logistics Startup Delhivery Delays IPO Plans

Indian E-Logistics Startup Delhivery Delays IPO Plans

According to the FY18 Economic Survey, India’s logistics industry is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 10.5% from $160 billion in 2018 to $215 billion by 2020. Indian E-commerce logistics startup Delhivery has pushed back its plans for a $350 million IPO and is now looking to raise funding. Delhivery’s Journey Gurgaon-based […]