Walmart Is Sending A Major Warning To The Economy

Walmart Is Sending A Major Warning To The Economy

Image Source: Mike Mozart, Flickr  Business at Walmart is brisk these days…and that’s a big problem. The better things go for the company, especially at the grocery department the worse you know it is in the economy. And the big retailer just put up robust results because it isn’t just struggling Americans coming in to shop, […]
UK Services Inflation To Make Or Break A June Bank Of England Rate Cut

UK Services Inflation To Make Or Break A June Bank Of England Rate Cut

The Bank of England is preparing for its first rate cut, and Wednesday’s services inflation data will determine whether that comes in June or August. We think services inflation could come in hotter than expected, and if we’re right, that would favor another ‘on hold’ decision next month. depositphotosThis week’s data is set to determine the course of […]
FTSE 100 Commentary

FTSE 100 Commentary

 FTSE Holds at HighsThe FTSE is holding just below the all-time highs on Monday, following a breakout move to fresh highs this month. Expectations of forthcoming UK easing are helping underpin bullish sentiment here, as is the broadly positive tone to risk appetite on the back of growing Fed easing expectations. The continued softening of […]
Inflation Is A Policy; Gold Does Not Reflect Monetary Destruction, Yet

Inflation Is A Policy; Gold Does Not Reflect Monetary Destruction, Yet

Image source: Pixabay  The money supply is rising again, and persistent inflation is not a surprise. Inflation occurs when the amount of currency increases significantly above private sector demand. For investors, the worst decision in this environment of monetary destruction is to invest in sovereign bonds and keep cash. The government’s destruction of the purchasing power of the […]
Asian Stock: Cal-Comp Electronics (Thailand)

Asian Stock: Cal-Comp Electronics (Thailand)

Company: Cal-Comp Electronics (Thailand) Public Company LimitedBloomberg ticker: CCET TBMarket cap: US$638mBackground: Cal-Comp Electronics (Thailand) Public Company Limited is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and ODM (original design manufacturer) of computer peripherals, office equipment, and consumer electronic products. CCET is part of the Taiwanese Kinpo Group.  World Class Benchmarking of Cal-Comp Electronics (Thailand) Profitable Growth rank of 9 was […]
Alibaba Stock: Forecasting The Rally From The Equal Legs Area

Alibaba Stock: Forecasting The Rally From The Equal Legs Area

Hello fellow traders.  In this technical blog we’re going to take a quick look at the Elliott Wave charts of BABA Stock, published in members area of the website. As our members know we have been forecasting the long side in Baba Stock in short term. Recently,we got a pull back that has made a clear 3 […]
XAU USD News: Gold Has Hit A New Record High – But Silver Is Worth A Look Too 
                    
 
 

XAU USD News: Gold Has Hit A New Record High – But Silver Is Worth A Look Too    

This morning, the gold price hit a new record high during the Asian trading session. depositphotos The precious metal rose to a spot price of almost $2450 in the early hours of Monday. The XAU USD price went from $2425.51 to almost $2441 in under 15 minutes at 1am, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Why has gold hit a […]
Asia Morning Bites – Monday, May 20

Asia Morning Bites – Monday, May 20

China’s loan prime rates and Taiwan’s export order data will be released today.depositphotos Global Macro and Markets Global Markets: US Treasury yields crept higher again on Friday. The 2Y yield rose 2.9 basis points while the 10Y rose 4.5bp to 4.42%. The probability of a September cut has dropped back to only 83% and a further cut is not […]
Portable Alpha: Increased Returns With Reduced Risk

Portable Alpha: Increased Returns With Reduced Risk

depositphotos Portable alpha overview Portable alpha is often used as a replacement for traditional long-only active equity using the following typical assumptions: In theory, holding hedge funds plus equity index total return swaps provides an expected return of 11.0% (Equity total return swap expected return + hedge fund expected return), versus 7.5% for traditional active equity. However, […]
New Week Gets Off To A Good Start

New Week Gets Off To A Good Start

Image Source: Pixabay  Risk appetite is looking quite healthy as the new week gets going. Investors have been encouraged by the latest run of Goldilocks economic data out of the US, which supports the view rates should lean more towards the investor friendly, accommodative side of things.Video Length: 00:00:40More By This Author:Fed Speak Tempers Rate Cut […]