Posts filed under “Markets”

The Battle for Greek Hearts and Minds Ahead of Referendum

Source: WSJ

Category: Markets, Politics

A Reliable Contrarian Indicator

Source: Bank of America, Merrill Lynch

Category: Data Analysis, Markets

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 6.26.15

Succinct Summations week ending June 26th Positives: 1. Consumer spending rose by 0.9% in May, the biggest gain in six years. 2. Weekly jobless claims came in at 271k, vs the 274k forecast. 3. Existing home sales rose 5.1% to 5.35m vs expectations of 5.26m, the highest since 2009. 4. New home sales came in…Read More

Category: Markets

Where You Live Correlates to a 20% Investment Bias

More on this shortly . . .   Source: Imgur

Category: Cognitive Foibles, Markets

Looking for for Volatility in All the Wrong Places

Where has all the stock market volatility gone? U.S. equities have been surprisingly quite the past three years. There hasn’t been a one-day change of 2 percent or more in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index since December, Bloomberg News reported. Data compiled by Bloomberg and Deutsche Bank AG note that this is the longest such streak…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Markets, Trading

Is This The Top?

Source: A Wealth of Common Sense

Category: Markets

The U.S. Listing Gap

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Category: Corporate Management, Investing, Markets

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 6.19.15

Succinct Summations week ending June 19th Positives: 1. Building permits rose 11.8% to an annualized pace of 1.1m, the highest number since 2007. 2. Homebuilder sentiment rose to 59, up from 54 and higher than the 56 expected. 3. Weekly jobless claims came in at 267k, vs expectations of 279k. 4. Philly fed index rose…Read More

Category: Markets

Bond Interest Rate Scenario Tool

Very cool tool from EatonVance that allows you to stress test your bond holdings to see how they will handle an increase in rates;   Click through to test what you may. Source: EatonVance

Category: Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Markets

John Oliver

PAY YOUR DUES HBO did not hire John Oliver with no CV. Oliver had spent years in the trenches at the “Daily Show,” honing his craft, playing number two before he ascended to the anchor chair. Do not believe you’re ready before you truly are. Study those in line ahead of you. Know that your…Read More

Category: Markets