Author Archive: Jeremy Parkinson

A High Quality REIT Paying Safe, Growing Dividends

A High Quality REIT Paying Safe, Growing Dividends

Digital Realty Trust (DLR) is a fast-growing real estate investment trust (REIT) that has raised its dividend every year since going public in 2004. While the company is far from having a long enough dividend growth history to quality as a member of the dividend aristocrats list, it has numerous attractive qualities. Digital Realty is a […]
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                        EU Audit Reform: Beyond Values And Corporate Responsibility

E EU Audit Reform: Beyond Values And Corporate Responsibility

While the audit reforms that have been adopted by the EU, and are to be implemented from 17 June 2016, are viewed as a cause for complications in the audit process, some firms see this as an opportunity to enhance their value proposition. Including the mandatory firm rotation, the reforms related to financial audit for […]
Hedge Fund Performance Shift Starts To Take Shape

Hedge Fund Performance Shift Starts To Take Shape

A hedge fund performance shift is beginning to take shape, as the second place spot on the HSBC Hedge Weekly performance list is now a long/short hedge fund player and managed futures CTAs that dominated last week slip down or off the performance list. The number two fund manager in second place, John Burbank’s $550 million Passport […]
Here’s Why Barnes & Noble Is Now A Zacks Rank #1 Stock

Here’s Why Barnes & Noble Is Now A Zacks Rank #1 Stock

Barnes & Noble, Inc (BKS – Snapshot Report) is one of the newest additions to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) list. With strong standing in our Style Scores system and favorable estimate revision activity, now may be the right time for investors to take a look at the bookseller. Third Quarter Earnings On March 3, Barnes […]
Pushing The Envelope

Pushing The Envelope

Last week, the market exceeded by a few points the boundaries proposed by the most valid base P&F count.  That does not mean that our long-term market correction is over.  Far from it!  In P&F analysis, the most conservative count is the first to be considered.  More often than not, this is the area where […]
Video Preview: Important Figures For USD And EUR Leading To Good Friday

Video Preview: Important Figures For USD And EUR Leading To Good Friday

The week after the Fed will probably see some readjustments in markets. We have one busy day of German surveys to move the euro and durable goods orders in the US to show us if investment is indeed soft as the Fed tells us. The grand finale is the final US GDP release on Good […]
Silver Prices: Will The Rally Slow Down?

Silver Prices: Will The Rally Slow Down?

  Talking Points Price adds 5.1% from this week’s low as the Fed scaled back expectations of future rate hikes. Silver is short-term overbought and might need to turn neutral before heading higher. The trend is bullish, but it would be fair to expect silver prices to soften slightly given that price is near the October 15 2015 high of $16.23. […]
Emerging Markets: Preview Of The Week Ahead – 3/20/2016

Emerging Markets: Preview Of The Week Ahead – 3/20/2016

(from my colleague Dr. Win Thin) EM ended the week on a mixed note after posting strong post-FOMC gains. The bounce in risk seems likely to continue this week, with little on the horizon to derail it. Specific country risk remains in play, however, with heightened political concerns in Brazil and South Africa. Taiwan reports February […]
Market Manipulation: You Better Believe

Market Manipulation: You Better Believe

Let me start off and say the longer one continues to operate under the assumption that we still have free markets the less likely you are to make money, and the more likely it is you will lose money. Folks, we have virtually every central bank in the world printing money (and I think this […]
Forex Forecast: Pairs In Focus – 3/20/2016

Forex Forecast: Pairs In Focus – 3/20/2016

The difference between success and failure in Forex trading is very likely to depend upon which currency pairs you choose to trade each week, and not on the exact trading methods you might use to determine trade entries and exits. Each week I am going to analyze fundamentals, sentiment and technical positions in order to […]