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Buybacks: Why Pipeline Companies Should Invest in Themselves

1 hour 6 min ago
Weakness in the pipeline sector has caused soul-searching and changes to corporate structure. The debate among investors, management and Wall Street about how to unlock value received some useful ideas recently from Wells Fargo.

Forex Forecast and Cryptocurrencies Forecast for Dec. 17-21, 2018

2 hours 8 min ago
A forex and cryptocurrency review of the past week and a look forward on what to expect for the coming week.

Brien Lundin: The Market Wall Street Is Overlooking

2 hours 49 min ago
While many investors point out how precious metals have been in a bear market, many assets are at incredibly cheap levels.

Commitment of Traders - Futures In The Near Future; Hedge Fund Positions

2 hours 49 min ago
The long end of the curve continues to warn the Fed not to get too tight. Now, equities have joined credit.

Who’s Winning?

4 hours 22 min ago
I am seeing more and more protests and howls amongst the investing talking heads about how cheap this market is and how the Bears are wrong. It's mindless chatter.

Mapping America's Most-Distressed Communities

6 hours 7 min ago
Despite a recent slump in the markets, the U.S. economy is still putting up strong numbers. Unemployment is at its lowest point since the 1960s, and the U.S. manufacturing sector is thriving. Yet, many communities in the US are struggling.

Charts That Matter To Every Indian

6 hours 42 min ago
How India became the most polluted country on earth in charts.

2018 Form 1040: Say Hello To My Little Friend

6 hours 45 min ago
The long-awaited 2018 Form 1040 has been finalized by the IRS. Here is what's different...

Imminent Yield Curve Inversions?

7 hours 21 min ago
Around the world, some 10 year-3 month government bond yield spreads are shrinking.

Weekly Commentary: The Perils Of Inflationism

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 23:11
When the European Central Bank switches off its money-printing press at the turn of this year and stops buying fresh assets, it will mark the end of a decade-long global experiment in how to stave off economic meltdowns.

Best Stock Charts - S&P 500 Technical Breakdown?

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 22:21
Are we seeing the beginning of a bear market in the S&P 500? Our technical analysis of the quarterly chart is flashing warning signals that we are poised to break the lower band of the rising uptrend channel which began in 2009.

All (Political) Roads Lead To Massively Higher Government Spending

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 22:01
The past few years have seen more than the usual amount of political upheaval. But, interestingly, most regime changes have resulted in pretty much the same thing: Higher government spending and bigger deficits.

Most Americans Received No Pay Increase In 2018

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 21:42
62% of Americans report not getting a pay raise or better paying job in the past year - up from 52% last surveyed last year.


Sat, 12/15/2018 - 20:30
Direxion Daily S&P Oil and Gas ETF has been absolutely on fire lately. I'm thinking precious metals miners will follow suit soon.

Crude Oil Prices Swamped By OPEC Cuts, Global Growth Fears, Fed

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 18:58
Crude oil prices head into the remaining weeks of 2018 looking vulnerable. Since bottoming in late November, hopes of OPEC production cuts and Russia unexpectedly playing along have failed to reverse the dominant downtrend from October.

5 Drug/Biotech Stocks With Promise To Sustain Bull Run In 2019

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 18:44
The performance of the drug/biotech space has been mixed so far this year. The Zacks Large Cap Pharmaceuticals industry (comprising some of the world’s biggest drugmakers) has gained 8.3% against the S&P 500 Composite’s decrease of 0.9%.

Tether, A Crypto Supposedly Pegged To The US Dollar, Moves Into Crypto 4th Spot

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 18:33
Tether is now the 4th leading crypto by market cap despite having no business address, no phone number, no audit of assets, etc., and not even a verifiable bank.

EUR/USD 2019 Forecast

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 18:21
One of the most difficult tasks that I have is a technical analyst is to predict the yearly movement of a Forex pair. This becomes even more difficult when we are talking about one that is dominated by high-frequency trading like the EUR/USD pair.

Forex Weekly Outlook Dec. 17-21 – Fed And Fears Determine The Dollar’s Close Of The Year

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 18:11
The US Dollar reasserted itself as concerns about China, Brexit, and other topics dominated the headlines. What’s next? The Fed decision is the central event of the last week before the holidays. Here the highlights for the next week.

Richard Cantillon, the Most Important Economist You’ve Never Heard Of

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 17:56
Richard Cantillon is the most important economist you’ve never heard of. His work influenced well-known economists with his observations on production and consumption, money and interest, international trade and business cycles, and inflation.