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Fed Delivers Warning To Investors

July 29th, 2014

market cautionChris Ciovacco: The Federal Reserve is an interesting study in public relations. The Fed has twelve districts that release statements and publish studies. The Federal Reserve Board is comprised of seven members who often make public statements about monetary policy. Read more…

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Consumer Confidence Explodes Higher To October 2007 Highs

July 29th, 2014

Economy recessionTyler Durden: On the heels of UMich confidence tumbling to 4-month lows, the Conference Board’s consumer confidence exploded higher to the highest since October 2007. This is the 3rd monthly rise in a row and the biggest beat in 13 months all led by a spike in future Read more…

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NYSE Margin Debt Storms Back To All Time Highs

July 29th, 2014

debtTyler Durden: A month ago we explained why ordinary margin debt (such as that tracked by the NYSE) is largely irrelevant as it completely ignores the leverage of the largest investor class (aside from the Primary Dealers who use Fed reserves as collateral against Read more…

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Consumer Confidence Surges; Highest Since The 2007 Market Peak

July 29th, 2014

dataDoug Short:  The Latest Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index was released this morning based on data collected through July 17. The headline number of 90.9 was an improvement over the revised June final reading of 86.4, an upward revision from 85.2. Read more…

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The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) Is Breaking Down To New Lows

July 28th, 2014

shippingMichael Lombardi: Earlier this month, Jeremy Siegal, a well-known “bull” on CNBC, took to the airwaves to predict the Dow Jones Industrial Average would go beyond 18,000 by the end of this year. Acknowledging overpriced valuations on the key stock indices Read more…

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The Market Will Guide Us If We Are Willing To Listen

July 28th, 2014

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco: If you were investing in 1994, you probably recall it was a difficult year. Notice the similarities to 2014 in the text from The Economist below: Read more…

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Real Median Household Income Rose 0.69% In June

July 28th, 2014

dataDoug Short:  The Sentier Research monthly median household income data series is now available for June. The nominal median household income was up $506 month-over-month but up only $1,791 year-over-year. Adjusted for inflation, it was up $368 MoM Read more…

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Why Is The Big Money Dumping Stocks?

July 28th, 2014

warningBig money managers may be doing something the retail investors aren’t – pulling money out of the market. Last week, investors added $379 million into equity mutual funds (the kind that’s popular with retail investors) according to Thomson Reuters’ Lipper. At the same time, Read more…

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Creation Of S&P 500 ETFs Rises To All Time High

July 25th, 2014

etfsTyler Durden: As if trying to figure out the impact of the central banks’ balance sheets and China’s record debt creation on stocks wasn’t enough of a complexity (actually it really isn’t that complex) for a market where fundamentals haven’t mattered in 5 years, Read more…

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S&P 500 Index Gasping At New Highs With Cautious Divergences

July 24th, 2014

bullish buyCorey Rosenbloom:  We’re seeing a familiar Hollywood script play out with price chugging to new highs as internals, volume, and momentum run the other way. Read more…

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Is Investing About Pontification or Profits?

July 24th, 2014

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco: There is not one correct or proper answer to the question of why do we invest? However, if we answer the question honestly, we can possibly improve our investment outcomes. Having worked on Wall Street for over twenty years and witnessed Read more…

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Happy Markets In An Unhappy World

July 24th, 2014

worldJohn Rubino: The old Dickens quote “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” is pretty much always applicable to a world as big and complex as this one. But lately, as the disparity between financial markets (best of times) and geopolitics (worst) has grown Read more…

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Caution Suggested As Credit Markets and Equity Markets Diverge

July 24th, 2014

bearbull21-150x1501Chris Puplava: One of the most widely followed market theories is Dow Theory, which has been around for more than 100 years. The essence of Dow Theory is to focus on confirmations or non-confirmations between the Dow Jones Transportation Average Read more…

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New Jobless Claims At Lowest Since February 2006

July 24th, 2014

jobsDoug Short:  Here is the opening statement from the Department of Labor: Read more…

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The Baltic Dry Index Collapses To 18-Month Lows; Worst July Since 1986

July 23rd, 2014

shippingTyler Durden: The bulls will ignore it, shrugging that it’s merely over-supply of ships that the resurgent world economy will quickly soak up as it ‘recovers’. Read more…

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