It appears the collapse of China’s stock market has officially taken its first victim. While we have heard from desperate farmers who lost everything after realizing that making money in stocks is not easier than farmwork, RT reports that a 57-year-old man has allegedly committed suicide in Shenyang, the largest city in Liaoning Province, by jumping off the 17th floor […]
The best sectors to look into over the next year for making a small investment to top up your family finances
Thinking of making a small investment to improve your long-term financial security? After a long period of uncertainty, the past 18 months have seen the markets start to stabilize and grow. This is the perfect time to pick up stocks, while costs are still low but when potential is high. These are some of the best sectors to consider over […]
By Michael Snyder, on August 26th, 2015On Wednesday we witnessed the third largest single day point gain for the Dow Jones Industrial Average ever. That sounds like great news until you realize that the two largest were in October 2008 – right in the middle of the last financial crisis. This is a perfect example of what I wrote […]
The China stock market downturn and currency changes have started to impact the global market. With 50+ startups in my firm’s global portfolio and a fast growing startup of my own, I thought it would be very timely to discuss what is happening in China and it’s potential impact on startups.So I jumped on a call with Vaughn Tan, Assistant […]
I was away last week, touring a potential gold project in Nevada. So, naturally, the market had to throw a hissy fit and puke up all sorts of losses. The S&P 500 dropped 5.69% last week. That’s the first 5%+ decline since September 2011.This week started off with the Dow Jones Industrials taking a massive plunge of over 1,000 points. […]
Exchange traded funds have become popular among investors but how do they differ from crowd-pleasing index funds?Index funds and ETFs offer a diversified pool of assets, giving investors access to stocks and bonds and potentially other markets. In both an index fund and an ETF, the investor has a straightforward strategy that tracks the breadth of the market by buying shares […]
If you didn’t notice that the stock markets in the US dropped nearly 4% today (after falling last Thursday and Friday) then you were probably completely off-the-grid and on vacation.
It was a nerve racking morning.
My favorite Tweet of the morning came from Hunter Walk
And by this I assume he meant that “market prognosticator twitter” was vomitous. And if that’s what […]
Investing.comThe recent collapse in stocks has been quick and brutal.It has not been a fun couple of days in the stock market. On Monday, the Dow lost 588 points, capping the blue-chip index’s first-ever string of back-to-back-to-back days of 300-point declines. Shortly after the market open on Monday, stocks were in a panic, with the Dow falling more than 1,000 points while […]
Sector Detector: Finally, market capitulation gives bulls a real test of conviction, plus perhaps a buying opportunity
The dark veil around China is creating a little too much uncertainty for investors, with the usual fear mongers piling on and sending the vast buy-the-dip crowd running for the sidelines until the smoke clears. Furthermore, Sabrient’s fundamentals-based SectorCast rankings have been flashing near-term defensive signals. The end result is a long overdue capitulation event that has left no market […]
Things didn’t look good this morning. When stock markets opened, Facebook was down 12.1 percent, Apple was down 10 percent, Google was down 6.5 percent, etc. But public tech companies are already recovering from this brutal drop, with Apple leading the way.As of this writing, Apple is back in the green, up 0.19 percent compared to Friday’s closing price to […]