The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note started the week on a tear, jumping to 2.99 percent and toying with the key 3 percent level that could trigger a reaction across global financial markets.
Source: ThinkstockFebruary 23, 2018: The S&P 500 closed up 1.6% at 2,747.47. The DJIA closed up 1.4% at 25,311.92. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 1.8% at 7,337.39.
Friday was a very positive day for the broadU.S. markets, with all three of the major exchanges closing higher on the day. Crude oil made a strong recovery and is back above $63. The S&P 500 sectors were entirely positive.....More>>>
A few months ago, I published five warning signs for the end of the "Melt Up" for paid subscribers to my True Wealth Systems letter… At the time, NONE of them were worth worrying about… The five indicators were "all clear." But today, at least one of them is not. I will share this indicator with you today. And I'll tell you what it means....More>>>
The Q4 2016 earnings report for mid cap dairy and organics stock WhiteWave Foods Co (NYSE: WWAV) is scheduledfor before the market opens onThursday (February 16th). WhiteWave Foods was in our SmallCap Network Elite Opportunity (SCN EO) portfolio back in October 2014 with our SCN EO newsletter having this to say at the time:
When you break down WWAV’s fundamentals, there’s no question....More>>>
LONDONThe British pound fell sharply against the dollar on Sunday ahead of a key speech by U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May in which many investors believe she could spell out an end to her countrys participation in European Unions single market.
The currency declined 1.6% against the dollar to $1.199. The pound dropped 1% last week after May repeated earlier indications that she was looking....More>>>
Does the thought of your child behind the wheel of a potentially lethal weapon produce chills up your spine? In my case, it brings tears to my eyes! If your child or grandchild has started to talk about having their own car or driving yours, it’s time to take this topic of teens and cars seriously.
Interestingly, the trend of obtaining drivers licenses is decreasing, so you....More>>>
Employing contrarian investing tactics is exceptionally difficult. Evolutionarily speaking, we are inclined to follow the majority and not stray from the pack. However, in investing, it can be extraordinarily lucrative to deviate from the consensus. The consensus view of Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) is that the company faces several headwinds that will stagnate growth and cause the stock....More>>>
In 2017, geopolitical concerns ranging from White House turmoil to North Korea rarely caused more than a ripple in financial markets. In 2018, its a different story as a China-U.S. trade spat and rising tensions over Syria also enter the mix.
European stocks fell Tuesday, declining alongside U.S. stocks as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powells upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy underscored concerns that the central bank will ramp up its pace of raising borrowing rates.
Also in focus Tuesday was the unfolding battle to c