The Looming ‘Dot Plot’ Disconnect

investMike Burnick:  Stocks have enjoyed a spirited rally in recent weeks fueled by diminishing credit market stress and economic data that’s been getting “less bad,” as I pointed out last week.
NYSE:DIA March 10, 2016 12:53pm

Why The Gold Market Is Glittering Again

gold timeMike Burnick:  It’s been tough finding winners in financial markets so far this year. Nearly every asset class is moving together in lockstep … to the downside.
NYSE:GLD January 28, 2016 4:18pm

Top-Dog Dividend Stocks For 2016

Wall streetMike Burnick:  With 2015 ending tonight at the stroke of midnight, it was a lackluster year for stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is on track for a decline of 0.8% this year (as of Wednesday’s close). Meanwhile, the small-cap Russell 2000 Index is down nearly 4% year to date.
NYSE:DOD January 4, 2016 12:57pm

3 Factors That Could Keep Markets Volatile

technical bounceMike Burnick:  Your email inbox, as well as mine, is likely to be chock-full of 2016 investment views in the weeks ahead, because it’s about this time when everyone publishes their fearless-forecasts for the year ahead.
NYSE:DIA December 28, 2015 1:34pm

Consider These Unconventional Bets On Rising Rates

ratesMike Burnick: Yesterday the Fed began its long-awaited monetary policy “normalization” at last.
NYSE:TBT December 18, 2015 12:52pm

This Could Derail A Year-End Stock Market Rally

bearbull21Mike Burnick: After a sizeable 8.3% rally in October, stocks went nowhere in November, bouncing around in a trading range with the S&P 500 gaining less than 0.5% last month. But we are now in the midst of what has historically been the strongest season of the year for stocks.
NYSE:DIA December 3, 2015 12:53pm

Could IMF Trigger A Collapse Of The Dollar?

dollar etfMike Burnick:  In a widely anticipated event, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expected to soon bless China’s currency, the yuan, with official reserve currency status.
NYSE:DIA November 19, 2015 11:43am

The Demise Of The BRICs?

BRICMike Burnick:   It’s the end of an era … and perhaps a sign of the times.
NYSE:EIRL November 12, 2015 5:34pm

Time To Embrace The Consensus Or Trade Against It?

bearbull1Mike Burnick:  Run with the crowd … or lean against it? That’s the key question investors are facing in today’s market.
NYSE:DIA November 10, 2015 12:56pm

The ETF Money Flow Highlights Potentially Profitable Trends

ETFsMike Burnick:  Last month, stocks shrugged off plenty of pessimistic data and profit reports to surge higher — with the S&P 500 Index climbing 8.3% in October — the best monthly gain in four years.
NASDAQ:IBB November 5, 2015 3:57pm

The Odds Against Higher Interest Rates

ratesMike Burnick:  This week’s Federal Reserve policy meeting was yet another nonevent as expected. In fact, recent economic data has taken a definite turn for the worse including:
NYSE:TBT November 2, 2015 3:01pm

Can Stocks Survive The Earnings Recession Of 2015?

wall-street-etfMike Burnick:  Beginning this week and continuing over the next month or so, results from thousands of American companies will be reported as we move through third-quarter reporting season.
NYSE:DIA October 15, 2015 4:09pm

Is The Stock Market Close To A Bottom?

bearbull1Mike Burnick:  This week the S&P 500 came within a whisker of retesting the August panic low at 1,867, before rebounding yesterday to close out what has been a dismal third-quarter for global investors.
NYSE:DIA October 6, 2015 3:23pm

Fundamental Drivers Of The Stock Market Correction

bearbull1Mike Burnick: After plunging 12% peak to trough at the August low, the S&P 500 managed to bounce 8.2% higher before rolling over again post-Fed. The selling accelerated to the downside yesterday, focusing the attention of investors on a possible retest
NYSE:DIA September 24, 2015 3:04pm

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