Saturday, February 16, 2019

A Dreaded Currency Is on the Rise

The Japanese yen, everyone's dreaded safe-haven, is on the rise. Futures on the currency (@JY) rose 0.85 percent, their biggest daily gain since May. There's...

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...

Balancing the Good and Bad News on the Global Front

Is the glass half full, or half empty for global markets? Good question. We've had a lot of bad news recently, but also some undeniable...

Are Global Risks Suddenly Easing?

Stocks rallied this morning on hopes of better relations between the U.S. and China. Subsequent headlines indicated that may be true. An article from Reuters...

Options Recap: Can Emerging Markets Hold the Line?

Emerging markets have struggled for months, but one big options trader seems to think they'll hold the line. Check out the big transaction that crossed...

Tangle of Bad News Continues

Stocks are taking another hit on Thursday as a tangle of bad news continues to unfold. It's appearing on several fronts now, potentially confirming worries...

Will a Tariff Ceasefire Lead to a Lasting Peace?

Stocks are rallying today after the U.S. and China agreed to suspend their trade war. But will it lead to a lasting peace? That's the...

Will a Tariff Ceasefire Lead to a Lasting Peace?

Stocks are rallying today after the U.S. and China agreed to suspend their trade war. But will it lead to a lasting peace? That's the...

Brazil Bull Looks for Carnival Rally: Options Recap

Someone's looking for a Carnival rally in Brazil's top bank, with the help of an unusual options strategy. Shortly after lunch on Friday, a trader...

Stocks Halt at Key Level as Greenback Soars and Retailers Climb

The S&P 500 paused at a key level yesterday, while a soaring U.S. dollar weighed on global stocks. It might feel like an eternity, but...
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