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China’s Dangerous Game

August 13th, 2015

china etfsMike Burnick:  On Tuesday, China shocked financial markets by suddenly devaluing its currency, the yuan, by nearly 2%, which may not sound like much, but it is the biggest downward currency move in two decades. Read more…

NYSE:FXI, NYSE:FXP

Summer Doldrums: Will They Last Into The Summer?

June 19th, 2015

money and investingMike Burnick: Sunday is the first “official” day of summer, although here in South Florida, the weather has been steamy for several weeks already. The dog days of summer lie ahead and with them the usual summer doldrums for stock markets. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

Is China’s Investment Boom Sustainable?

April 9th, 2015

china etfsMike Burnick: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released the latest update to its World Economic Outlook this week saying that worldwide growth potential may not live up to previous expectations. Read more…

NYSE:FXI, NYSE:FXP

America’s Biggest Financial Institutions Are Loading Up On Treasuries

February 26th, 2015

bankMike Burnick: A recent Bloomberg story caught my eye by posing a very good question: “What do America’s banks know about the state of the U.S. economy that has them hoarding ultra-safe bonds?” Read more…

NYSE:HYG, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Two Good Reasons to Believe in U.S. Consumers

February 12th, 2015

retail-shoppingMike Burnick: Stocks have been locked in a zigzag trading range since late last year, as Dr. Weiss recently pointed out, and the January Barometer is also flashing caution after the S&P 500 fell 3 percent last month. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

What The End Of QE3 Could Mean For Stocks

October 30th, 2014

QE3 MarketsMike Burnick: Yesterday, the Federal Reserve followed through on its well-telegraphed intent to end quantitative easing (QE) as planned this month. Now investors wonder how this milestone will impact markets, if at all. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average & NASDAQ Composite: Seasonal Sweet Spot For Stocks

October 2nd, 2014

bearbull1Mike Burnick: What a difference a week can make. Recall it was just two weeks ago tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 19, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) closed at a fresh, record high of 17,350 … but it has been a stomach-churning Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY

Inflation-Deflation Tug-of-War And What It Means For Gold

August 21st, 2014

inflationMike Burnick: The headline from last Thursday’s Wall Street Journal read: “Global Gold Demand Down 16%” quoting recent data from the World Gold Council (WGC) to explain why “global demand for gold slumped … ” but the facts from the actual report aren’t nearly Read more…

NYSE:GDX, NYSE:GDXJ, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:SLV

Indicators Of Stock Market Fear To Watch

August 7th, 2014

bearbull21-150x1501Mike Burnick: Stocks meandered through an up-and-down trading range during July, which ended with a bearish thud last week. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

Fed Sows The Seeds For The NEXT Financial Crisis

July 10th, 2014

financial reformMike Burnick: It has been said that investors are operating in an era of unprecedented “financial repression” these days. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TZA

A Buy Signal For Gold

June 12th, 2014

gold timeMike Burnick: Remember the good old days when you opened a savings account at your local bank and were offered a free toaster in gratitude for your business? Read more…

NYSE:GDX, NYSE:GDXJ, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:SLV

How To Profit From The “Stealth” Market Correction

May 29th, 2014

bearbull21Mike Burnick: A “stealth” market correction has been underway on Wall Street the past few months. If you blinked, you might have missed it. Read more…

NYSE:VWO, NYSE:XBI

Steps To Take Before Memorial Day

May 16th, 2014

investMike Burnick: There’s an epic tug-of-war underway on Wall Street right now between bulls and bears, and it’s important for investors to keep tabs on the outcome. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

What Is The Smart Money Doing?

April 22nd, 2014

bearbull21Mike Burnick: Stocks remain under selling pressure this week as they have been since the start of the second-quarter of 2014. The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached a peak of 16,574 on April 4, and for the most part, it’s been downhill since then. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:FDN, NYSE:SPY

Cold Temperatures Shouldn’t Be An Excuse For Poor Retail Sales

March 20th, 2014

retail etfMike Burnick:  The U.S. economy has definitely taken a turn for the worse in recent months, and just about everyone on Wall Street and in the media seems to be pointing the finger of blame at old-man winter. Read more…

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