Posts filed under “Markets”

S&P 500 Rate-Sensitive Industries

Source: BofA Merrill Lynch


Really interesting chart that shows how the reaction to rate increases are highly variable by industries.

Category: Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Investing, Markets

Guest Host: Bloomberg TV with Stephanie Ruhle 10am-12pm

I am guest hosting Market Makers today with Stephanie Ruhle from 10 am-12 pm. We will be talking Markets, Inflation, Europe, Iraq, Alibabba, and lots of other good stuff. Check it out here  

Category: Markets

Frustrating the Majority

Jeff Saut dug into the archives for this one on Monday: “Money managers are unhappy because 70% of them are lagging the S&P 500 and see the end of another quarter approaching. Economists are unhappy because they do not know what to believe: this month’s forecast of a strong economy or last month’s forecast of…Read More

Category: Investing, Markets, Psychology

Kiron Sarkar’s Weekly Report for 6.21.14

Over the last few months, US data suggests that inflationary pressures have been building up. May CPI rose to +2.1% Y/Y, with the core rate at 2.0%. However, the FED does not believe that inflation will pose a problem. Whilst being more upbeat on the economy, it forecast that core PCE (its preferred inflation measure)…Read More

Category: Markets, Think Tank

Succinct Summation of Events Week Ending 6.20.14

Succinct Summations week ending June 20th Positives: 1. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 both made new 52-week highs. 2. AAII bullish sentiment weekly decline was the largest drop since January. 3. Homebuilder sentiment climbed from 45 to 49 vs 47 expected. 4. Philly Fed came in higher than expected for the 4th straight month. 5….Read More

Category: Markets

How Bee Hives Are Like Stock Markets

Category: Markets, Video

MTA Presentation: Risk, Trading & Neurofinance

Click through for the free registration:   MTA New York Chapter Meeting June 23, 2014 Featuring Barry Ritholtz presented by Bloomberg L.P. The New York Chapter of the MTA invites you to our next chapter meeting on Monday, June 23, 2014. We are honored to have Barry Ritholtz, founder and chief investment officer of Ritholtz…Read More

Category: Markets, Psychology

Kiron Sarkar’s Weekly Update 6.14.14

Whilst May retail sales came in lower than expected (though April’s numbers were revised higher), US economic data released during the week was positive. As the US economy improves and with the FED continuing to taper, the US$ is strengthening, in particular against the Euro, a trend I expect will continue. I also expect Sterling…Read More

Category: Markets, Think Tank

Explaining Iraq

Explaining Iraq We live in a star culture. But the “New York Times” did not get the memo, they let some of their biggest stars go, from Frank Rich to David Pogue to Nate Silver. Unfortunately, all three are languishing without the imprimatur and the distribution of the “Times,” but if you read the memo,…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Markets, Think Tank

Succinct Summation of Week Ending 6.13.14

Succinct Summations week ending June 13th Positives: 1. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones made all-time highs (again). 2. Import prices rose 0.1% m/o/m 3. NFIB small business optimism came in at 96.6 vs. 95.8 expected. 4. JOTS job openings = 4.45mm in April  (vs expectations of 4.05mm), up from 4.16mm in March, the most…Read More

Category: Markets