Friday, July 19, 2019

‘Weak Dollar’ Trades Appear Before Powell and the Fed

The market's embracing a "weak dollar" sentiment, looking for more easy money from Jerome Powell's Federal Reserve tomorrow. Copper...
Chinese Tech Stocks Have Crushed the Nasdaq

Chinese Tech Stocks Are Crushing the Nasdaq

Forget about trade wars. The big story with China this year may be the runaway rally in the country's technology sector.
Waiting for Uber? Here Comes Yandex

Waiting for Uber IPO? Here Comes Yandex

Everyone's waiting for Lyft and Uber to go public. Did you know Russia's top Internet stock is also active in the ride-sharing...

Stocks Inch Higher as Money Keeps Shifting to New Areas

Last week was a lot more interesting than it seemed. After all, the S&P 500 rose just 0.6 percent...

Brazilian Stocks Gain as Bolsonaro Pushes Reforms

Most attention yesterday focused on drama in Washington, but important things were also happening in Brazil. President Jair Bolsonaro released details of a pension reform...
Suddenly, People Are Worried About a Slowdown

Suddenly, People Are Worried About a Slowdown

The U.S. economy has been resilient, but recent events have raised worries about a slowdown. Let's review some of the new forces at work. The...
Chinese Tech Stocks Come to Life

Chinese Tech Stocks Come to Life

China may still be in trade talks with President Trump, but that's not keeping money away from the country's technology sector. The PowerShares GoldenDragon Halter...
Latin American Value Hunt Continues

Latin American Value Hunt Continues

Stocks south of the border keep heading north. The iShares Latin America 40 ETF (ILF) is up 10 percent so far this year, about triple...
Brazil Kicked Off 2019 With a Bang

Brazil Kicked Off 2019 with a Bang

Latin America's biggest economy kicked off the New Year with a bang as a pro-business government took power. The iShares Brazil ETF (EWZ) ripped 6.4...

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...
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