The U.S. stock market just suffered its largest weekly selloff since 2008. Economist Jerry Robinson shares a fascinating look at the charts in this new video commentary.
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It was hardly a surprise when the Federal Reserve announced it was cutting its benchmark interest rate by another 25 basis points to a range of 1.5% to 1.75%.
On Friday, the U.S. Treasury announced that the federal deficit for fiscal year 2019 had soared to $984.4 billion, which is the highest level since 2012.
Wall Street analysts bemoaned China’s slowing pace of economic growth after the country reported an annualized GDP growth rate of “just” 6% on Friday.
Beginning next Tuesday, America’s central bank will begin purchasing $60 billion in U.S. Treasury bills each month “at least into the second quarter” of 2020.
As defensive sectors currently lead the market, this is an indication that investors are concerned about the future and are seeking dividends and perceived safety into the final quarter of the year.
The Physical Palladium ETF (PALL) is up more than 150% since our July 2016 uptrend alert at $62. Is there more upside?
The 2019 fiscal year is not even over and Washington has already managed to spend more than $1 trillion above its total revenues.
After coming under pressure in recent weeks, the S&P 500 index’s Position uptrend is now fully intact amid rising U.S.-China trade optimism.
The selloff in the S&P 500 intensified on Friday of last week as America’s leading stock index slipped 2.6% amid rising economic tensions between Washington and Beijing.
As a growing chorus of economists forecast slow growth, demand for long-term U.S. bonds drove yields to historic lows last week as the 30-year Treasury yield dipped below 2% for the first time ever.
As physical gold and silver prices rise amid economic and geopolitical realities, our top ranked gold and silver mining stocks have been enjoying the ride.
The S&P 500 suffered its worst weekly loss of 2019 after President Trump slapped fresh tariffs on China a day after the Federal Reserve delivered its first interest cut rate in a decade.
As U.S. investors prepare for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates for the first time in a decade this week, global central banks are already slashing rates amid slowing global economic growth.
Since issuing a new uptrend alert on physical silver on July 12, silver mining stocks have roared higher. Last week, our top-ranked silver mining stocks all enjoyed double-digit gains.
The S&P 500 smashed above 3000 to close at a new all-time record high on Friday. Despite a complex backdrop of economic warfare and geopolitical intrigue, the market is continuing its ascent.
After rising from less than $4,000 per coin back in late March to nearly $14,000 by late June, it is not surprising to see Bitcoin consolidating its massive gains of over 200% year-to-date.
With U.S.-China trade relations apparently on the mend (for now), markets are set to roar higher on Monday. But will the Fed still cut rates in July?
Gold hit a 6-year high and Bitcoin topped $11,000 as the S&P 500 index briefly touched a new all-time high last week.
With the yield curve officially inverted, investors are nervously watching the Fed and buying gold as economic storms clouds gather on the horizon.
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AT&T has become the latest major U.S. brand to allow its customers the option of paying in bitcoin. This is a major move towards legitimizing the world’s largest and most liquid digital currency.
After a wild week, Bitcoin has caught mainstream media attention again with CBS’s 60 Minutes program set to expose its meteoric rise, as well as the SEC decision this week on the VanEck Bitcoin ETF.
The bull market in Bitcoin is continuing into May, reaching $7,500 before pulling back on Sunday. With just 12 months before the next halving event for Bitcoin miners, we expect more upside to come.
According to a new report, Facebook is “recruiting dozens of financial firms and online merchants to help launch a cryptocurrency-based payment system.”
U.S. Q1 GDP figures surprised analysts to the upside, coming in at 3.2%. Yet, when economists dug into the details they were disappointed, and investors remain confused from mixed economic signals.
Since bursting higher above the $5,000 mark in early April, bitcoin has risen 34%, much more than the “historic” 20% YTD return of the Nasdaq and more than twice that of the S&P 500’s 16% YTD gains.
April has been a banner month so far for Bitcoin prices. In fact, the world’s first decentralized digital currency has gained 30% in the last 30 days amid the largest buying volume in more than a year.
As of last week, the 30-year fixed mortgage fell by a quarter of a point to just around 4%, the steepest decline in more than a decade, to hit its lowest level since January 2018.
After months of close calls, the yield spread between the 3-month U.S. T-bill and the 10-year Treasury finally dipped below zero, an event known as an inverted yield curve that has preceded each of the last seven recessions in America.
Taxpayers should get used to trillion dollar deficits as they are projected annually until 2022!
Less than three months after winding up its last major round of monetary easing, the European Central Bank has announced yet a new round of cheap loans to European banks amid lower economic and inflation growth forecasts.
As of Saturday, the U.S. officially hit its self-imposed debt ceiling with over $22 trillion in national debt.
As real economic problems continue to compound, the price of Wall Street’s “fear” index suggests that investors are shrugging off concerns as it plummets to its pre-selloff lows from early October.