Wall Street was hit hard last week with gloomy data that has kept buying interest stalled and investors spooked over a slow economic recovery.
No matter where I went – Tokyo, Hong Kong or London – the story was the same. When I stopped by global equity fund managers to pitch them on American small cap stocks, they’d pull out elegant, leather-covered ledgers and take notes with their Mont Blanc fountain pens. That was back in the
The irony about cold-weather investing is that the biggest profits come to those who position their money during the hottest months of the year – even during the record heatwave Americans have
Exactly one year ago, in the first Weiss global forum, we forecast a massive shift in wealth from Western countries bogged down in debt and recession … to Asia and emerging markets enjoying
Despite a heat wave that has hit the country this summer, pushing up demand for electricity and hence natural gas, the commodity has been unable to see positive price support which is illustrated
Prices continue to churn as traders and investors try to figure if they want their hard earned dollar in cash or investments. The market is very jittery simply because no one wants to get caught on the
It is no secret that generating steady returns in equity markets has been a daunting task. The market has been extremely rocky in 2010 as a stellar July was washed away by extreme levels of
I got a weekly confirmed sell on the s&p 500 to end last week. The weekly candle on the sp500 looks quite bearish going into this week. I suspect we will bounce higher early in the week for a
India has the second-fastest growing GDP in the world behind China. Last week Morgan Stanley said India might overtake China as the fastest growing economy by 2015, and could reach a growth rate
“On ‘Fast Money’, our traders are always fast, but they aren’t always right. Brian Kelly of Kanundrum Capital, for example, got burned by US Natural Gas Fund (NYSE:UNG). Since having recommended
While future articles will return to focusing on the option Greeks, a recent comment regarding risk really piqued my interest. The age old discussion about risk versus reward, equities versus options
With VIX options expiring on Wednesday and VXX options expiring today (technically tomorrow) in the normal monthly expiration cycle, this is a big week for volatility traders who are comfortable
Brazil has become one of the most popular investment destinations in recent years, as U.S. investors have begun to question their “home country bias” and tilt portfolios more heavily
“Cramer’s view of market direction through yearend is dictated by politics and the outcome of the November midterm elections in which he says Republicans need to regain control of Congress and
double-dip recession, this country was struggling to overcome the fallout from an Arab oil embargo, Vietnam War-era deficits, and an inflationary spiral that just wouldn’t let go.