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Stock market breadth data indicated that buyers were acting aggressively Friday, much more so than sellers were during the markets tumble earlier in the week.
The New York Stock Exchanges Arms Index, which is a volume-weighted breadth measure, fell to 0.544, suggesting bulls exhibited near panic-like behavior.
Developed by Richard Arms about 50 years ago, the Arms Index, also known....More>>>
The cryptocurrency stumbled out of the gates this week, with most major currencies trading up or down more than 2 percent on Monday. Here’s a look at some of the headlines that were moving the cryptocurrency market today and which currencies were on the move.
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) CEO and legendary investor Warren Buffett once again....More>>>
While there are times the so-called January Effect can account for why certain stocks will run higher during the first month of the year — big investment firms are buying up stock after having sold them off in December for tax-loss harvesting purposes — some stocks jump in January because the outlook for the business looks suddenly brighter.
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The major indexes rose to new highs this week as investorsignored the chaos in Washington and refused to let the market fall.
The S&P 500 rose 1.5% this week after advancing 0.2% to 2,351.16 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.7% this week after ticking up 4.28 points to 20,624.05. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 1.8% this week after today.
U.S. Treasury bonds have had a dream rally so far this year with long-dated bonds like PIMCO 25+ Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury Index Exchange-Traded Fund (NYSEARCA:ZROZ) adding 21.1% (as of September 12, 2016), Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury ETF (NYSEARCA:EDV) advancing over 18.9% and iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:TLT) inching up about 12.5%.
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Higher yields, weaker gold and utility stocks have hurt “flight to safety” investments.
The rise in the 30-year bond yield held its 200-week simple moving average at 3.05% over the past two weeks. And the gold bullion exchange-traded fund held its 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level of $112.04 on Friday.
The yield on the 30-year U.S. bond rose to as high as 3.091%....More>>>
Last week, Canadas announced a suite of bills to legalize recreational marijuana use throughout Canada making good on a campaign promise. The pending legalization bills are widely expected to pass (the goal is to get the regulatory regime off the ground by July 1, 2018) with Abovethelaw.com having an article with the following good summary of the proposedrestrictions and standards:
Barclays analyst Jason Goldberg and team have “long been attracted to” shares of JPMorgan Chase (JPM), even before news that CEO Jamie Dimon spent $26 million dollars to buy shares in the mega-bank. With JPMorgan’s investor day coming up on Feb. 23, they explain why:
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We have long been attracted to the shares of JPMorgan, given....More>>>