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Outlook For Oil In 2012: Why Investors Should Expect $150 Oil Prices and How To Profit (USO, PBR, XOP, CHK, SU)

December 15th, 2011

Jason Simpkins: 2011 was an up-and-down year for oil prices (NYSEARCA:USO), but don’t expect that pattern to repeat in 2012. No, next year, the trajectory for oil prices will be far more linear – and it’s pointed up. In fact, we could even see $150 oil by mid-summer. Read more…

NYSE:DBO, NYSE:OIL, NYSE:USO, NYSE:XES, NYSE:XOP

China’s Economy Report: Here’s Why (And Where) Your Money Should Be In China (FXI, FXP, SPY, MCD, EEM, VWO)

December 9th, 2011

David Zeiler: Despite the recent downturn in China’s (NYSEARCA:FXI) stock market, investors need to remain focused on the profit-generating long-term growth potential of the Asian powerhouse. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:FXI, NYSE:FXP, NYSE:TAO, NYSE:VWO

Investors: Don’t Be Fooled By Big Bank Profits (XLF, SKF, FAS, FAZ, BAC, WFC, C, JPM, GS)

December 2nd, 2011

Ian Wyatt: At first glance, the third quarter was a booming success for U.S. banks (NYSEARCA:XLF). The $35 billion in profits U.S. banks was the highest total since before the recession, and was nearly 50% higher than the same quarter a year ago. But those profits were pretty hollow. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:XLF

Bailout Bandits: The 20 Biggest Borrowers From The U.S. Federal Reserve (XLF, FAS, FAZ, C, BAC, JPM, GS)

December 2nd, 2011

Money Morning staff: The Eurozone debt crisis has replaced the U.S. financial crisis as the disaster du jour. But make no mistake: U.S. taxpayers will be paying the tab for the U.S. crisis for years. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:XLF

Many Reasons Why The Fed’s Latest Rescue Effort Is Doomed (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, BAC, JPM, GS, WFC)

December 1st, 2011

Keith Fitz-Gerald: World markets got a nice tailwind yesterday (Wednesday) on news that the U.S. Federal Reserve is stepping into the fray along with other central banks to boost liquidity and support the global economy. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:UYG, NYSE:XLF

Investors: These Three Men Represent Everything That’s Wrong With Wall Street (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, BAC)

October 14th, 2011

Shah Gilani: I’ve already expressed my desire to embrace the Occupy Wall Street movement. I said last week that I would join in whole-heartedly if I knew exactly what the protesters were trying to achieve. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:XLF

Financials: Big Banks Are About To Get Blasted By The Volcker Rule (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, BAC, C)

October 13th, 2011

David Zeiler: When the Volcker Rule regulations go into effect next year, its restrictions could slam the revenue of the fixed income trading operations of several major U.S. banks (NYSE:XLF) by as much as 25%. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:XLF

Derivatives Held By Banks: The $600 Trillion Time Bomb That’s Set To Explode (XLF, FAS, FAZ, BAC, TLT, TBT)

October 12th, 2011

Keith Fitz-Gerald: Do you want to know the real reason banks aren’t lending and the PIIGS have control of the barnyard in Europe? It’s because risk in the $600 trillion derivatives market isn’t evening out. To the contrary, it’s growing increasingly concentrated among a select few banks, especially here in the United States. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:XLF

Investors: Don’t Get Duped By Derivatives

September 7th, 2011

Martin Hutchinson:  It recently came out that a $1.2 billion derivatives portfolio that Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) managed for the Libyan government lost 98.5% of its value between 2004 and June 2010. Read more…

NYSE:VXX

Financials: Why It’s Time To Bail On Bank Stocks (XLF, FAS, FAZ, C, BAC, WFC)

August 17th, 2011

Martin Hutchinson:  There was a time when bank stocks actually looked like good investments. And many, having racked up big gains over the past two years, proved to be just that. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:XLF

European Union Debt Crisis Stings France, Putting U.S. Banks At Risk (XLF, FAS, FAZ, C, BAC)

August 15th, 2011

David Zeiler:  While investors in the United States have been preoccupied with the debt-ceiling crisis and volatile stock markets, the European Union debt crisis has worsened. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:XLF

Lack Of Panic Suggests More Market Downside To Come & Buying After That (VXX, GLD, SPY, AAPL, JPM, GS)

August 15th, 2011

Keith Fitz-Gerald:  According to the Bloomberg News, the recent sell-off has scraped a staggering $3 trillion from U.S. markets and a whopping $8 trillion from global markets between July 22 and Monday of this week. Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VXX

Last Week’s Stock Market Decline Portends Poorly for Earnings Season (SPY, DIA, GS, GOOG, BHP, HK, CLX)

July 18th, 2011

Jon D. Markman:  Last week’s stock market decline was largely the product of geopolitical events ranging from the debt-ceiling impasse and rating agency warnings to new Italian and Greek sovereign debt troubles. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

Avoid Financials: Bank Earnings Are Set To Slide (XLF, FAS, FAZ, JPM, C, BAC, MS, GS)

July 14th, 2011

David Zeiler:  Flat or falling revenue will plague major bank earnings as second-quarter results are reported this week – delivering yet another blow to battered financial stocks. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:XLF

Losing Streak Sends S&P 500 Looking For Summer Market Lows (DIA, IWM, DIA, QQQ, SDS, CAT, MO, IBM, BAC, MS, GS)

June 13th, 2011

Jon D. Markman:  With stocks down for the sixth straight week, we need to start looking at where we might expect to see the summer market lows. Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY




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