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.
Central bank demand in 2018 was the highest since President Nixon closed the gold window with net purchases reaching 651 tons, representing a 74% increase over last year. (This is the second highest annual total on record!)
Litecoin surges as the Bitcoin fork proposes new transaction privacy that could solve the cryptocurrency’s current lack of fungibility. Download our full PDF slidedeck inside.
This weekend, we have created a special members-only video version of The Robinson Report along with a downloadable PDF slidedeck.
This weekend, we have created a special video version of The Robinson Report along with a downloadable PDF slidedeck. Download here
This weekend, we are pleased to unveil our brand new members-only Trailblazer ETF trend alert service, focused on innovative industries like: Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Automation, Self-Driving Vehicles, Mobile Payments, Cloud Computing, and much more! Read our full analysis here
Cannabis stocks have been on fire in 2019 as huge speculative volume swarms into the industry. With the recent federal legalization of hemp, and the growing revenues from CBD oil and legalized cannabis around the world, it is only a matter of time before the U.S. deschedules and decriminalizes cannabis. Read our full analysis here
U.S. stocks rallied big last week in the wake of dovish comments from the Federal Reserve and a better than expected jobs report released on Friday. Read our full analysis here.
2018 has been a year for the record books. Aside from the chaotic geopolitical and tumultuous economic concerns that have plagued the globe this year, the extreme turbulence impacting the financial markets have been enough to give even the toughest traders heartburn. Read our full analysis here
Rising U.S. interest rates — and future rate hike expectations — have put upward pressure on the U.S. dollar, which has also helped to slow the raging global equities bull market of 2017. But it’s not just interest rates that are rising in America… Read our full analysis here
Read our full analysis here
The latest November FOMC minutes release reveals that, while the Fed still plans another near-term rate hike, likely at its Dec 18-19 scheduled meeting, it is expressing less certainty about maintaining the aggressive pace of the cuts into 2019. Read our full analysis here
Welcome to this special condensed holiday version of The Robinson Report! Read our full analysis here
We are extremely excited to announce a powerful new benefit for all current Platinum members: Real-time trading alerts from Jerry Robinson via our new private Twitter feed! Read our full analysis here
America’s ticking debt bomb is months, not decades, away from exploding. And a rising China is waiting patiently in the wings to take the reins. Read our full analysis here
The S&P 500 index staged an impressive rebound last week, rising nearly 2.5%. However, the rally was not enough for the closely-watched index to pierce back above its key 200 DMA resistance. Read our full analysis here.
In the latest case of blowback to President Trump’s ongoing global trade war, the leaders of China and Japan made a stunning show of economic solidarity on Friday when Japanese PM Shinzo Abe met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in the first official state visit by a Japanese leader to China in seven years. Read our full analysis here.
The U.S. equity markets closed out another losing week as a number of growing concerns, both economic and geopolitical, dangle above the U.S. economy like the proverbial sword of Damocles. Look inside to see how — and why — we are shorting U.S. stocks. Read our full analysis here.
As 2018 nears the final stretch, China continues to liberalize its financial markets. This time, China is opening up its equity markets to Western investors through a new “Shanghai board” to be established at the London Stock Exchange. Read our full analysis here.
It was a wild week in both the U.S. and global equities markets as fears over rising U.S. interest rates coupled with a surging U.S. dollar continued to place downward pressure on stock prices. Read our latest analysis here.
With the books officially closed on the third quarter of 2018, the S&P 500 index enjoyed a quarterly gain of 7.2%, its best quarterly gain since the fourth quarter of 2013. Read our full analysis here.