The Trend Model is an asset allocation model which applies trend following principles based on the inputs of global stock and commodity price. In essence, it seeks to answer the question, “Is the trend in the global economy expansion (bullish) or contraction (bearish)?”My inner trader uses the trading model component of the Trend Model seeks to answer the question, “Is […]
LONDON – When the banking crisis crippled global markets seven years ago, central bankers stepped in as lenders of last resort. Profligate private-sector loans were moved on to the public-sector balance sheet and vast money-printing gave the global economy room to heal.Time is now rapidly running out. From China to Brazil, the central banks have lost control and at the […]
SummaryMost news on economic growth and productivity is that there is little seen on the upside; faster growth is just not there.
More and more people are finding information that indicates that the stock market may be overvalued.
What might break investors’ optimistic outlook? What “shock” might change the game? The devaluation of the Chinese renminbi? The continued decline in the commodity […]
On July 27, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 8.5 percent, its largest single-day loss since 2007. This came on the heels of major government intervention to stem the market’s slide earlier in July. What does the latest chapter of the crash mean for China’s economy? And, more broadly, what does it mean for the policies and politics of China’s current […]
Authorities have been flailing in efforts over the past three weeks to prevent a further sell-off. Photograph: Shizuo Kambayashi/AP
China’s securities watchdog is investigating the impact of automated trading on share markets, as authorities step up a crackdown on what they regard as heavy speculative selling that could destabilise the world’s second-largest economy.China’s main share markets, both among the world’s five […]
One investor shows the strain in a stock exchange hall in Nantong, Jiangsu province, during the recent week of turbulence. Photograph: ChinaFotoPress/Getty
The numbers are mind-boggling. Ten days of falls on the Shanghai stock exchange resulted in losses that exceeded the GDP of Mexico. And 12 million Chinese citizens who opened share-trading accounts in May were nursing potentially ruinous losses. Margin […]
Biotech Stocks Could Not Hold the Fort -Global Concerns Mount
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We see today that even biotech stocks can sell-off on negative macro sentiment. All of the global news compounded by network issues with United Airlines and the NYSE rattled traders and created a bias toward profit taking. Some market experts say this was more […]
@MarkBartonTVChina’s stock market got wrecked on Friday with the Shanghai Composite index crashing by 7.4%.The red-hot market is now down 19% from its high, which it set on June 12.Some folks may see this as a buying opportunity, but not the analysts at Morgan Stanley.”[T]his is probably not a dip to buy,” Morgan Stanley’s Jonathan Garner said. “In fact, we […]
Ron Paul: Stock Market Headed For A Day Of ReckoningJune 22nd, 2015Mac Slavo: We all know it is only a matter of time until the music stops.But Dr. Ron Paul, the former Congressman often celebrated for his outspoken views and opposition to the funny money economic system, says that day could be coming soon.
Have you ever wondered how billionaires continue to get RICHER, […]
The delay by President Muhammadu Buhari in appointing ministers and other key officials as well as the lack of clear information about his government’s policy direction have been major deterrents to investment in the nation’s capital market.Capital market analysts, who spoke to our correspondent on the recent performance of the market stressed that investors, especially foreigners, were unlikely to make […]