Posts Tagged ‘EconMatters’

GoPro Inc (GPRO) Is Poster Child For IPO Market Scams

January 20th, 2016

goproEconMatters:  GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO) Stock down 20%.  We wake up today to the latest carnage in the GoPro stock, down another 20% on weak earning`s, poor guidance, and a 7% cut in its workforce. Read more…


EIA Report Shows No Sign Yet of U.S. Production Cuts

January 15th, 2016

crudeoilEconMatters:  The EIA report came out on Wednesday and the first thing that I look for, and really the only data point that matters for meaningful progress towards the market rebalancing is has U.S. Production started to decline. Read more…


How To Fix The Oil Market

January 11th, 2016

crudeoilEconMatters:  The Mining Industry Approach.  I hate always being the smartest person in the room, because I end up doing my job and everyone else`s as well. But here is a giant freebie for all those stupid, clueless oil executives out there in North America. Read more…


Why Natural Gas Has Bottomed

January 8th, 2016

natural gasEconMatters:  Natural Gas Prices Bottomed. Everyone is trying to figure when the oil markets will bottom. Well lost in all the crazy action in markets globally is the nice resurgence off the bottom for natural gas prices. Read more…


A Sign Of The Bottom In The Oil Market

January 7th, 2016

short-oil-etfEconMatters:  Clear Out Weak Hands in the Market. On Wednesday the oil market sold off to $33.77 on large product`s builds, China`s devaluation of its currency, and a substantial selloff in equities. Read more…


The Natural Gas Market Play

December 22nd, 2015

natural gasEconMatters:  A lot of bearishness has been priced into the natural gas market due to many factors including robust production, bulging inventories, and mild weather on average across the country. Natural gas in the futures market reached a low of $1.68 MMBtu Read more…


Apple Inc. (AAPL): Why The Stock Is A Long-Term Short

November 30th, 2015

apple buzzEconMatters:  Holiday Melt Up in Stocks.  Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and most stocks do routinely well during the 4th quarter, and especially the last couple of months of trading after earnings are out, and the fund managers are pushing everything up Read more…


Greek Crisis: Global Investors Run For Safety

June 29th, 2015

greeceEconMatters:  Greece is still staring down the barrel of a $1.8-billion loan payment to the IMF (supposedly due on Tuesday). The latest development is that Greece imposed emergency capital controls and closed banks starting Monday June 29 until Read more…


Twitter Inc (TWTR) Earnings Leak: A Payday For Wall Street’s Relentless Data Pursuit

May 7th, 2015

twitterEconMatters:  Twitter Inc’s (NYSE:TWTR) had a very bad week when its stock tanked ~ 27% in 5 trading days.  It all started when its weak 1Q earnings was posted early by Nasdaq on Twitter’s IR web page. Read more…


Why Oil Prices Just Hit A 2015 High

May 6th, 2015

crudeoilEconMatters:  Oil hit 2015 high with WTI at $60.40 and Bent at $68.40 end of trading on Tuesday. Crude prices have now risen 50% in just over three months. Read more…


Thoughts On The Current Oil Market

March 25th, 2015

crudeoilEconMatters: Crude oil has slid into a definitive bear market starting 2H14.  Since most of the oil companies (majors as well as E&Ps) based their budget, growth, and strategy trajectory on ~$50 oil price scenario even for the most conservative, the current Read more…


Rate Hikes Already Priced Into The U.S. Dollar Index

March 13th, 2015

dollar etfEconMatters:  All those bemoaning what rate hikes could potentially portend for the US Dollar need to get a grip, the rate hikes are already priced in. That`s how markets work, buy the rumor and sell the news or actual event. Read more…


The Fed Waited Too Long: Hear Comes Inflation

February 26th, 2015

inflationEconMatters: CPI Core Shows Inflation: The drop in energy prices, had the knee jerk reaction that we were in a deflationary spiral, again markets get many things wrong on first blush. The drop in energy prices is inflationary in the overall economy, Read more…


Central Banks Have Violated Fundamental Laws Of Finance

February 3rd, 2015

federal reserveEconMatters: Is Monetary Policy Too Complicated for Mainstream to Understand? Read more…


The Bond Market Has Reached Tulip Bubble Proportions

February 2nd, 2015

market bondsEconMatters:  Fed Officials Trying to Send Signals to the Bond Market:  Read more…


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