The last time we saw today's setup, one group of stocks more than doubled in four years and left U.S. stocks in the dust... It has nothing to do with China. And it might surprise you... European stocks are now dirt-cheap compared with their U.S. counterparts. Based on histo
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%.
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>>>
It's been a bad month for Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA), with investors running for the exits after a huge top-line miss in Q3. For an enterprise software company, there's probably nothing worse. Pegasystems sold off from all-time highs near $65 and now trades nearly 20% lower, in the low $50s.
At some point in any romantic relationship, this question may arise: "Why do you love me?" The moment is fraught with danger and the answer needs to come quickly and without hesitation. Otherwise, well, who knows. The worst possible answer would be, "Because you're a person."<