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US Equities Mount Impressive Early Recovery

US Equities Mount Impressive Early Recovery

As fast as the downside breakout occurred, the upside recovery appears to be taking place as Q3 Earnings begin to hit the news wires. This past weekend, the news cycles and market experts all seemed to have opinions about where the US equities market was headed after last week’s price collapse. We’ve read everything from […]
IBM Falls On Mixed Earnings Results

IBM Falls On Mixed Earnings Results

CNBC’s Josh Lipton breaks down IBM earnings, which missed revenue expectations.  
What Australia Can Teach President Trump About Trade

What Australia Can Teach President Trump About Trade

President Trump’s eyes might be on China with his latest tariff package now in effect, but he should instead look to Australia’s economic success through the 2008 global financial crisis for a smarter approach to trade policy. With ever-growing evidence that his policies will hit consumers with higher prices, Americans should be imploring Trump to think again. In […]
Sentiment Time

Sentiment Time

The one thing the globally synchronized growth narrative had going for it was sentiment. It often had that in surplus. But therein lies a major drawback; are people happy because things are getting better, or do they believe things are getting better because “everyone” says so? There’s a difference and it’s a big one. And […]
Cannabis Stocks Fall As Canada Prepares To Legalize Marijuana

Cannabis Stocks Fall As Canada Prepares To Legalize Marijuana

Shares of cannabis stocks are dropping as Canada prepares to legalize marijuana sales on Wednesday, becoming the highest-profile country to tax, regulate and monitor cannabis’ growth, distribution and sale. BENCHMARK SAYS BUY TILRAY: On Tuesday, Benchmark analyst Mike Hickey initiated coverage of Tilray (TLRY) with a Buy rating and $200 price target, citing its early […]
JOLTS: Record Job Openings Vs. Hires, Two Interpretations

JOLTS: Record Job Openings Vs. Hires, Two Interpretations

Job openings exceed new hires by a whopping 1.352 million. What’s it mean? The BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover (JOLTS) shows openings reached a series high of 7.1 million. Job Openings On the last business day of August, the job openings level reached a series high of 7.1 million. The job openings rate was 4.6 percent. […]
Job Openings & Labor Turnover: Clues To The Business Cycle – Tuesday, Oct. 16

Job Openings & Labor Turnover: Clues To The Business Cycle – Tuesday, Oct. 16

The latest JOLTS report (Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary), with data through August, is now available. From the press release: The number of job openings reached a series high of 7.1 million on the last business day of August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the month, hires and separations were little changed […]
Trade War – Negative Impacts

Trade War – Negative Impacts

Trade War – Soybean Inspections It’s very important to avoid listening to cynics who claim soybeans aren’t important. They are America’s largest export to China. The trade war between China and American appears to be getting worse. It’s important to follow this commodity closely. America has a mixed economy while China has a command economy. […]