Author Archive: Jeremy Parkinson

3 Blackrock Mutual Funds To Buy For 2024 & Beyond

3 Blackrock Mutual Funds To Buy For 2024 & Beyond

Image Source: Unsplash Headquartered in New York City, BlackRock Inc. is one of the world’s premier asset management companies. Since its inception in 1988, the company has offered investment, advisory and risk management solutions in various asset classes like equity, fixed income, cash management, alternative investment, and real estate.Blackrock employees more than 19,000 people and is […]
Stark Warning: ‘Economic Winter Is Coming’

Stark Warning: ‘Economic Winter Is Coming’

Image Source: Pixabay In this episode, host Eric Chemi engages with Marc Faber, the Editor and Publisher of ‘The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report.’ Known for his candid and often contrarian views on the economy and financial markets, Marc Faber offers a wealth of insights. From assessing the quality of global leadership to the impact of […]
Junk Bonds Crushing Long-Term Treasuries

Junk Bonds Crushing Long-Term Treasuries

Image Source: Pixabay Since the bond market peaked in late 2021 just before the Fed embarked on its attempt to tame inflation by hiking rates, it has been painful to be an investor in “risk-free” Treasuries at nearly all points on the curve. The most pain has been felt at the long-end of the Treasury curve […]
Gold Is Replacing Treasuries As Store Of Value Now

Gold Is Replacing Treasuries As Store Of Value Now

Image Source: Pixabay In recent years we’ve seen many of the traditional buyers of US treasuries cut back on their holdings.But what are they buying instead?In today’s show, Dr. Jim Willie of The Hat Trick Letter talks about how the biggest treasury buyers are now rapidly purchasing gold. He digs into the current dynamics existing in […]
Charted: Chinese FDI Inflows Hit Multi-Year Lows

Charted: Chinese FDI Inflows Hit Multi-Year Lows

The Chinese economy has thrown up several red flags in 2023 and now foreign investors are losing confidence in the world’s second-largest economy.Data accessed via the Peterson Institute for International Economics and sourced from China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) shows foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows have hit multi-year lows.FDI occurs when an investor in one country acquires significant […]
All Largest Cyber Security Software Stocks Down 4%, On Average, Last Week

All Largest Cyber Security Software Stocks Down 4%, On Average, Last Week

Image Source: Unsplash The 10 constituents in the munKNEE Cybersecurity Software Stocks Index were UP 105.9% in 2023, on average, and that is expected to continue in 2024 given the anticipated 14% increase in spending on cyber security in 2024.The above being said, however, every constituent in the Index declined, many considerably, last week, and below is how […]
You Might Get A Higher Gold Price, But…

You Might Get A Higher Gold Price, But…

Image Source: Pixabay A HIGHER GOLD PRICEWe are currently in the midst of the latest round of projections for new highs in the gold price. Those projections are more the result of anxious anticipation and elevated emotions rather than real fundamentals.Expectations for a reversal in Fed interest rate policy were given a boost last month with […]
OpenAI Just Debuted Two New Offerings

OpenAI Just Debuted Two New Offerings

Image Source: Unsplash OpenAI – the Microsoft-backed artificial intelligence company is in focus this morning after it rolled out two new offerings; the GPT Store and ChatGPT Team. What’s the thought behind the GPT Store? GPT Store is much like the App Store where you can list a personalised chatbot for others to download. Members of the community have […]
Banks Take Advantage Of A Free Money Arbitrage Opportunity Offered By The Fed

Banks Take Advantage Of A Free Money Arbitrage Opportunity Offered By The Fed

Lesson of the Day: Banks do not turn down free money. The Fed created a Bank Term Funding Program (BTFP) to bail out banks that foolishly levered into long-term interest rate bets that went sour.The BTFP program allows banks to swap underwater US treasuries with the Fed at par value, effectively bailing out the speculators.BTFP […]
Hess Corporation – Bearish Signs And Their Implications

Hess Corporation – Bearish Signs And Their Implications

Image Source: UnsplashTwo candlesticks’ formations, price gap, and indicators signals. What does it tell us about the price’s future?In today’s article, I decided to take a closer look at the current technical picture of Hess Corporation (HES). Why? Because many important technical factors appeared, which changed the very short-term picture of the stocks.What can we expect next?Before […]