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If Robots Are Replacing People, Why Is There A Labor Shortage?
Today 14:40 EDT
Two seemingly contradictory stories are circulating in capital markets according to BofA's Ethan Harris. One is about relatively widespread labor shortages in the US. The other is about the robotics...
Forex Forecast: Pairs In Focus - Sunday, May 9
Today 14:32 EDT
The best likely opportunities in the financial markets this week is being long of the S&P 500 Index, short of the USD/CAD currency pair, long of the EUR/USD currency pair, and long of gold in USD terms...
On The Fly: The Week In SPAC News - Sunday, May 9
Today 14:22 EDT
In SPAC news this week, gym operator Equinox is said to be in talks to go public, while Roivant Sciences and Montes Archimedes Acquisition Corp. announced that they have entered into a merger...
Looking to the week ahead, big ticket items include the release of US inflation and retail sales data. These high-impact data releases stand to set the tone for trader risk appetite. Consumer sentiment...
Vanguard Vs. iShares: Which Socially Responsible ETF Is Best?
Today 13:48 EDT
In this episode you'll see a triple header between three ESG-focused, socially responsible, sustainable and impact investing ETFs from iShares and Vanguard. Who wins?
A Closed-End Trio For Steady Income
Today 13:42 EDT
When tending your high-income portfolio, it is essential that you have diversity and your income is insulated from events that might negatively impact one sector or another. Funds are a great tool to...
9 Monster Stock Market Predictions – The Week Of May 10
Today 13:19 EDT
There remains a substantial divergence in terms of the trend in the S&P 500 and the percentage of total stocks above their 50-day moving average. It tells us that we must remain on a high alert because...
Trading Support And Resistance- Sunday, May 9
Today 12:59 EDT
The Forex market showed an unchanged level of volatility last week, with 26% of the important currency pairs and crosses again moving by more than 1% in value. Volatility is likely to fall over the...
Lucid Motors And Other Tesla EV Rivals Capitalize On Elon Musk 'SNL' Appearance With Commercials
Today 12:52 EDT
After the Saturday Night Live monologue from Elon Musk, many viewers in the U.S. saw ads from Ford Motor Company (F) and Lucid Motors, an electric vehicle startup going public in a SPAC merger with...
"It's A Hustle": Dogecoin Demolished After Musk SNL Snafu
Today 12:40 EDT
The world's second richest man was the main reason why an entire generation of young Dogecoin "traders" turned on SNL for the first time in their lives.... only to see their favorite cryptocurrency...
Coming Crash For Bitcoin, Tesla & Musk
Today 12:24 EDT
Pitting The Debt To Equity Ratio To Work
Today 12:15 EDT
The Debt to Equity Ratio is a comparison of a company’s debt (or liabilities) as compared to its equity (assets over and above liabilities), or more familiarly, its “net worth”.
EUR/USD advanced strongly Friday after the shockingly poor US non-farm payrolls data and now looks well placed to hit 1.22 as long as it can make a sustained break above the 1.2150 high recorded on...
AMC Vs. Lions Gate: Which Entertainment Stock Is A Better Buy?
Today 11:48 EDT
We believe that AMC and Lions Gate are well-positioned to capitalize on the entertainment industry’s tailwinds given the expected increase in foot traffic for movie theaters and other upcoming projects...
Some of the most valuable work an economist does in business has little to do with the future, just the current and the past. And these insights don’t require a professional economist, just a dashboard...
Here's Why Investors Can Bet On These Value ETFs
Today 11:24 EDT
An accelerated coronavirus vaccine rollout, introduction of another round of fiscal stimulus and the reopening of U.S. economy are creating a conducive environment for value stocks to outperform their...
Weekly Market Recap Based On Five Key Sectors And One Index
Today 11:11 EDT
On Friday, Non-farm payrolls were announced with a disappointing 266,000 jobs created compared to the roughly 1 million that economists had predicted. However, the gap in expectations did not result in...
Warren Buffett Just Snubbed The ‘Social Responsibility’ Craze. Here's Why He's Right
Today 11:11 EDT
Stocks That May Benefit From Mother’s Day
Today 10:29 EDT
American’s are expected to spend over $220 on average on their mothers this year. With spending in the tens of billions of dollars, several companies will benefit from all that cash flow.
The Jobs Report No One Saw Coming
Today 10:06 EDT
Because millions of unemployed workers in low pay service sector jobs earn more on unemployment than they did on their previous jobs, employment will likely remain quite depressed all summer, before...
The reflation theme appears to have returned to center stage, encouraging investors to rotate away from pandemic winners and into cyclical sectors such as energy, materials and financials.
Dollar Breaks Down
Today 9:37 EDT
The dollar was struggling to sustain upticks when the market anticipated a million new jobs were created in April. It was sold off in disappointment that only a quarter of the expected jobs...
Weekly Forex Forecast - May 10-14
Today 8:53 EDT
Cotton Started Multi-Decade Cycle Higher
Today 8:36 EDT
Cotton is one of soft commodities, along with sugar, coffee, orange juice and cocoa. Currently, we see other soft commodities like coffee and sugar turning higher. Cotton is expected to turn higher as...
In the UK, PMIs for manufacturing, services and construction all came in above the 60-level, well into expansionary territory. A reading above the 50-level indicates growth.
Why The Energy Transition Is Hard
Today 7:48 EDT
Solar panels and windmills have been cheaper than natural gas for so long in the popular narrative that you’d think utilities are willfully pursuing lower profits by not blanketing the country with...
Dollar Stores Dominate US Retail Store Openings
Today 7:36 EDT
The uneven US economic recovery since the virus pandemic began in 2020 has given rise to dangerous levels of inequality, otherwise known as the "K-shaped" recovery marked by recovery for the rich but...
The Printing Continues
Today 7:19 EDT
This week’s move to new all-time highs in both the S&P500 and the Dow industrial masked deteriorating underpinnings as both the Russell 2000 and the Nasdaq lagged.
Reducing Debt Via A Modern Debt Jubilee
Today 7:08 EDT
The world is drowning in debt, and the situation is only getting worse - especially after COVID. All types of debt - government, household and corporate - have been rising, relative to GDP, in almost...
Gold Thanks The Fed And 'Tis Full Speed Ahead!
Today 6:34 EDT
There's nothing like a little Federal Reserve concern over "stretched valuations" of assets to rapidly whirl the price of gold right back 'round to the upside. And so this week Gold's weekly parabolic...