Posts Tagged ‘stock market’

Why Are Tech Stocks Tanking?

April 7th, 2014

market correction bearAll of a sudden, the Nasdaq is absolutely tanking.  On Monday, it fell more than 1 percent after dropping 3.6 percent on Thursday and Friday combined.  At this point, the Nasdaq is off to the worst start Read more…


8 Simple Rules To Becoming Rich In The Stock Market

March 27th, 2014

gold key richBillionaires Portfolio: I am not a journalist. I have over 15 years of experience in the hedge fund industry working for a $1.5 billion hedge fund run by a former Goldman Sachs Partner/Harvard MBA and for an $11 billion hedge fund of funds. Read more…


What’s Next For This Bull Market?

March 17th, 2014

whats-nextShah Gilani: So far today (Friday) U.S. stocks aren’t celebrating the 5-year anniversary of the bull market, which technically speaking began on March 9, 2009. Read more…


Copper Prices Foreshadowing A Stock Market Crash?

March 13th, 2014

copperIs the price of copper trying to tell us something?  Traditionally, “Dr. Copper” has been a very accurate indicator of where the global economy is heading next.  For example, back in 2008 the price of copper dropped from nearly $4.00 to under $1.50 in just a matter of months. Read more…


The Stock Market In Japan Is Collapsing

February 4th, 2014

japanese GDP growthDid you see what just happened in Japan?  The stock market of the 3rd largest economy on the planet is imploding.  On Tuesday, the Nikkei fell by more than 610 points.  If that sounds like a lot, that is because it is.  Read more…


Dow Jones Industrial Average Down 1,000 Points From The Peak

February 3rd, 2014

market correction bearThat didn’t take long.  On Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) was down another 326 points.  Overall, the Dow has now fallen more than 1000 points from the peak of the market (16,588.25) back in late December.  Read more…


Poverty Is Climbing To Unprecedented Levels

January 9th, 2014

unemploymentIn America today, there are close to 50 million people living in poverty and there are more than 100 million people that get money from the federal government every month.  Read more…


Where Is The Employment Recovery?

January 8th, 2014

unemploymentThe stock market may be soaring to unprecedented heights, but things just continue to get even tougher for the middle class.  In this economic environment, there is intense competition for virtually all kinds of jobs.  For example, more than 1,600 Read more…


Twitter Inc (TWTR): Market Entering Dangerous Territory

December 26th, 2013

wall-street-etfIt is time to crank up the Looney Tunes theme song because Wall Street has officially entered crazytown territory.  Stocks just keep going higher and higher, and at this point what is happening Read more…


Stock Market: What’s In Store For 2014?

December 18th, 2013

2014Mike Burnick: With less than three weeks remaining in 2013 — and just a dozen trading days left — I’m already focusing on what lies ahead for markets in 2014. Read more…


What Will 2014 Bring To The Stock Market?

December 16th, 2013

investGeorge Leong: It’s less than two weeks prior to the Christmas break, and with the New Year on the horizon, that means it’s time to sit down and really re-evaluate your portfolio. Read more…


Why The Market Will Keep Surging In 2014

December 11th, 2013

money surgeMichael Robinson: If you’ve been following our twice-weekly conversations at Strategic Tech Investor, you know that I’m very bullish about technology stocks. Read more…


How Far Will The S&P 500 Fall When Quantitative Easing Ends?

December 10th, 2013

printing QEWhen QE1 ended there was a substantial stock market correction, and when QE2 ended there was a substantial stock market correction.  And if you will remember, the financial markets threw a massive Read more…


Dow Jones Industrial Average: Clearly Not The Time To Be Bearish

December 5th, 2013

bullish buyChris Puplava: Perhaps my favorite tool for measuring strength is breadth, which simply measures the percentage of constituents advancing or declining within a group or index. You can apply it to any financial market or economic series Read more…


Watching The Stock Market With Skepticism

December 5th, 2013

market caution:  A few days back, I got a call from my aunt, whom I haven’t spoken to in a while. It was shocking to me—no, not her calling, but rather what she asked me. Before I go into any detail, here’s some background information: as an investor, Read more…


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