Technically Speaking: 5-Indicators To Watch

Written by Lance Roberts | Apr, 24, 2018

In this past weekend’s newsletter I discussed the market hitting “the wall” last week. This failure at the downtrend resistance keeps us on a defensive posture for now, but still…

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Kass: The Return Of The Bond Vigilantes

Written by Doug Kass | Apr, 24, 2018

With mounting private and public debt, the U.S. economy is poorly positioned to reach consensus economic growth expectations The Bond Vigilantes are saddled up and ready to make a comeback…

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The “Smart Money” Is Bullish On The Dollar

Written by Jesse Colombo | Apr, 23, 2018

After a brief post-Presidential election surge in 2016, the U.S. dollar has been in a steady downtrend since early-2017. The dollar’s grind lower has helped to boost non-U.S. currencies as well…

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Quick Take: Is Hypervolatility Signaling a Bottom?

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Apr, 23, 2018

The steady gains accompanied by the historically low volatility of 2017 have vanished. Given this new trading atmosphere, we must contemplate whether the recent spate of volatility and lower prices…

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Here’s What To Watch In Crude Oil Right Now

Written by Jesse Colombo | Apr, 20, 2018

After experiencing weakness in February and March, crude oil spiked to three-year highs in April due to geopolitical fears associated with the Syria bombing campaign as well as falling inventories….

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Weekend Reading: The Return Of Stagflation

Written by Lance Roberts | Apr, 20, 2018

One of the worst possible outcomes for the U.S. economy, and ultimately for investors, is stagflation. Of course, if you weren’t around in the 60-70’s, there is a reasonably high…

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The Fed Has Forgotten The Lessons Of 2008

Written by Jesse Colombo | Apr, 19, 2018

A few days ago, Neel Kashkari, president of the Minneapolis Fed, told an attendees at an event at Howard University that Wall Street is “forgetting the lessons of the 2008…

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The Risk To Markets – Global Growth

Written by Lance Roberts | Apr, 19, 2018

The stock market has been rallying on the surge in global economic growth (recently monikered global synchronized growth) over the past year. The hope, as always, is that growth is…

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