The world has changed. Today, investors everywhere can put their money to work in markets that not long ago didn't even exist. Yet, where does everyone run at the first sign of trouble? The U.S. markets. The dollar, T-bonds and U.S. stocks continue to be the bastion of safety in an unsafe world. We'll help you anticipate new trends in the U.S. stock indexes, bonds, gold, silver, the U.S. dollar and economy.
If investors would only review the historical data, they would discover the sobering truth about news and the stock market. Do you believe a presidential assassination or a major terrorist attack would affect the market's trend? Find out what really happened.
Our three recent Treasury Bond charts combine to show you trader sentiment, price action and important near-term turns and trends.
Even professionals have a hard time beating the market. But a study of 2600 stock recommendations by market technicians vs. fundamentalists came to this "striking conclusion."
If you're a gambler or trader, you know what it means to "hedge your bet." It's how you offset your losses if you bet on the wrong horse, or on the wrong market position. Yet today, falling demand for equity hedges suggests an absence of fear among stock traders and investors. This chart shows you why.
In 2007, the KBW Bank index turned down months ahead of the DJIA. In 2017, optimistic expectations are again running high for the financial sector. Ironically, history shows that investors should be the most worried when financial fear is absent. Let's review today's position of the "fear index" VIX and KBW Bank Index.
Crude oil prices fell sharply on April 5. Analysts blamed the dip on a surprise jump in U.S. crude inventories. But take a look at this chart before you accept that explanation.
A mix of bull and bear market impulses is evident in today's culture. How is that possible with recent all-time highs in stocks? Shouldn't social mood be decidedly bullish? A Boston University econophysicist charts water's freezing process and makes a shocking discovery.
According to our research, investors are hopelessly devoted to the U.S. IPO market, even though the relationship has become dangerously one-sided.