Sunday, April 21, 2019

How the Market May Be Pricing in Higher Rates

Suddenly the market seems to be taking higher interest rates seriously. Banks and financials, which stand to benefit from increased yields, are among the best...

Swarming the Markets with Hivemind’s Suite of Algorithms

Many clients want to trade swings in the market. They know how to do it and understand, but are too busy to time entries and...

A Strange but Positive Jobs Report

"Non-farm payrolls miss estimates," the headlines say. But a deeper look at July's Employment Situation from the Labor Department reveals a more nuanced and...

Goldilocks Takes Over the Fed

So much for a hawkish Fed sinking the stock market. Jerome Powell veered away from aggressive interest-rate hikes on Wednesday, saying monetary policy is "just...

Bears Embrace a Dovish Fed

Jerome Powell and the Federal Reserve tried to deliver a dovish announcement. But the market viewed it as hawkish, or just plain bearish. At one...

Oil, Airlines and Housing: Charts to Watch

Stocks have bounced sharply this week, but oil continues to slide. Crude oil futures (@CL) closed at their lowest level in more than four months...

Safe Havens Abandoned as Risk Appetite Returns

In a sharp reversal from late 2018, safe havens are crumbling across the board. Utilities and consumer staples are the only two major sectors with negative...

Bonds Are Crumbling Before the Fed

Bonds are getting hammered with the Federal Reserve set to hike rates next week. The yield on 30-year Treasuries ($TYX.X) has risen about 19 basis...

Get Ready for the Dog Days of Summer

The S&P 500 inched higher last week as tech and transports bounced. Still it was the tightest range of the year.

So Much for Inflation Running Wild This Summer

This week brought a trio of reports on inflation. None of them seemed to flash any warning signs about prices spiraling out of control. ...
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