With the finish line in sight, 2010 has been a generally solid year for commodities as an asset class; strong demand from emerging markets, a shaky dollar, fears about inflation, and a number of
When the Federal Reserve slashed the federal funds target rate to a range of 0.0% to 0.25% in late 2008, most expected that the drastic measure would be temporary, and that interest rates would
With just two weeks of 2010 remaining, one thing is clear: Small-cap stocks have put another whooping on their large-cap brethren again this year. The average U.S. small-cap stock is up 26%
The euro-zone has endured a rough economic year, as an ongoing debt crisis puts downward pressure on the 16 countries who have adopted the euro as their common currency. Back in May, it
Stocks posted solid gains on Thursday and closed near the session highs. However, trade was light across the board. The market was directionless in early trade, but at 11:15 am buyers entered and
Transportation giant FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) recently raised its full-year forecasts despite a drop in profits and an increase in revenues in the second quarter, providing positive price support to the
In trading Thursday, the B2B Internet HOLDRs (AMEX:BHH) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 4.20% on the day. Also up on the day are the
David Fry From ETF Digest goes into detail on a popular Gold ETF discussing the SPDR Gold ETF (NYSE:GLD) in a video.
ETF Securities USA LLC (ETFS) announced today that the total assets under management of its six products; ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares (NYSE:SGOL), ETFS Physical Silver Shares (NYSE:SIVR),
I have nick names for various True Strength Index (TSI) indicator patterns. What I am going to show you today is what I call “The Hot Air Balloon Landing”.
I love highlighting divergences in posts – they’re also enjoyable to trade when you get used to seeing them at key turning points in the market, particularly at a higher timeframe key level.
Now’s the time when we scurry about, looking for those perfect holiday gifts for friends and family–provided, of course, that we still have the wherewithal to buy presents after being in the market for
If you’re like most Americans, you know December as the “Season of Shopping.” So today I’ll give you some ideas on how you can make money to replace what you’ll spend this month.
With 2011 just around the corner, this year is shaping up to be a relatively strong one for global equity markets. While the U.S. and much of Europe have turned in modest gains so far, it is the
As we put the finishing touches on 2010, the year has shaped up to be one of the most eventful in recent memory for global markets as a number of important events impacted the world economy.