Chris Martenson; Making Sense Of The Sudden Market Plunge

*)Making Sense Of The Sudden Market Plunge; The global deflationary wave we have been tracking since last fall is picking up steam. This is the natural and unavoidable aftereffect of a global liquidity bubble brought to you courtesy of the world’s main central banks. What goes up must come down, and that’s especially true for the world’s many poorly-constructed financial […]

US stock indexes are little changed in midday trading –

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are barely moving in midday trading as the market comes off two days of losses.The Dow Jones industrial average edged up six points to 18,076 as of 11:45 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was up two points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,101. The Nasdaq composite increased 11 points, or 0.2 percent, […]

Earnings cloud drags down Dow; Nasdaq gains on biotech M&A | Reuters

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks were a mixed bag on Tuesday, with the Dow ending lower after a handful of uninspiring earnings reports while the Nasdaq closed near a record high following a proposed biotech merger.Travelers (TRV.N), DuPont (DD.N) and IBM (IBM.N) shares weighed on the Dow Jones industrial average. DuPont reported lower sales in all of its businesses and said […]

STTG Market Recap Mar 23, 2015 – Stock Trading To Go

U.S. indexes were generally positive until the closing minutes when some sort of selling program pushed indexes into the red.  The S&P 500 fell 0.17% and the NASDAQ 0.32%.  News flow was quiet as existing home sales in February were up 1.2%, to an annual rate of 4.88 million units, slightly below expectations.Fun fact:  The S&P 500 has gone 24 […]

STTG Market Recap Feb 2, 2015 – Stock Trading To Go

VIDEO UPDATE: 30m session looking at the long term market charts, top 5 movers on the day, some education, and a kickoff with a personal story of how a stop loss order I had on AMZN bit me for $2,000+, ouch.Indexes finished off a volatile session with strong gains in the closing hour as the S&P 500 closed up 1.30% […]

Here are the drivers of future economic growth

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)Gone are the days of excessive leverage and the dominance of Wall Street. Gone are the days when the stock market –and U.S. economy — had to be led by banks.”The U.S. economy is transitioning from a financial services economy into something much more real,” said Meredith Whitney, the former star Wall Street analyst who now helps run […]

Stocks Slump Amid Disappointing Earnings –

[BRIEFING.COM] The stock market capped the trading week with losses across the major averages. The S&P 500 fell 0.5% to surrender its weekly gain, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average (-0.7%) and Russell 2000 (-0.9%) underperformed. The two indices posted respective losses of 0.8% and 0.6% for the week.Equity indices were pressured from the get-go after several heavyweights disappointed the […]

Leon Trotsky on EDW and Big Data? Of course! | SiliconANGLE

It has come to my attention that Leon Trotsky, the Russian communist theorist, would be very much at home in a different global plan to replace the status quo with radical change.I know this because it is easy to imagine a Big Data/cloud proponent saying to traditional data warehouse users what Leon said to capitalists:“You are pitiful isolated individuals; you […]

Will High-Flying Tech Stocks Pave The Stock Market Path …

Editor’s Note: Todd posts his vibes in real time each day on our Buzz & Banter.The equity landscape continues to scrape sideways, a continuation of yesterday’s price action, as stocks work off the overbought condition as a function of time rather than price. The bears had an opportunity late last week and took a solid downside swipe, but that pressure […]

The Stock Market: What Was, What Is, And What Will Be – Minyanville

Editor’s Note: Todd posts his vibes in real time each day on our Buzz & Banter.Good morning from Minyanville East, where I’m settling in after a stretch of some much-needed balance. I was off the grid in Cuba at the end of last week — someone is going to make a lot of money when the embargo is lifted — […]