Today Stocks Were Way Up Because the Stock Market Is Pure Fantasy

After the biggest drop since the Great Recession on Monday, U.S. stocks today posted their biggest gain in four years, because the stock market is driven mainly by bullshit.…Is The Stock Market Driven Mainly by Bullshit? Is The Stock Market Driven Mainly by Bullshit? Is The Stock Market Driven Mainly by Bullshit?Last week saw the stock market take its […]

Why the US Shouldn't Panic About China's Stock Market Collapse …

Uncertainty continued to reign across the global stock market Wednesday as investors waited to see whether China could manage to stabilize its economy following its massive plunge on Monday.It was hoped the worst was over after the People’s Bank of China cut its interest rates late on Tuesday and lowered the amount of reserves it demands that banks hold, but […]

US markets down at closing bell after midday rally as China woes …

What a busy 12 hours we’ve had. And with America waking up, let’s have a recap.China’s central bank has slashed interest rates and allowed its banks to lend more money, in an attempt to prop up its economy.The stimulus move, which has driven shares higher worldwide, came after another day of heavy losses in Asia.In an unscheduled move, the People’s […]

How low could stocks go? – Business Insider

Hulton Archive/Getty ImagesThe stock-market tumble of the past week has reminded everyone that stock prices also go down.So this seems a good time to remind everyone that stock prices could go down a lot further. In fact, stock prices have to go down a lot further — or, at least, have to stay generally flat for a very long time […]

Eight signs a global market crash is imminent as central banks lose …

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 […]

Tracking the Footprints of Supply and Demand in the Stock Market

TraderFeed: Tracking the Footprints of Supply and Demand in the Stock Market

Tracking the Footprints of Supply and Demand in the Stock MarketIn some ideal, dispassionate world all participants in financial markets would behave like my friend NRK and only buy at bid prices and sell at offers. It’s a great way to do well in auction markets, and there are […]

4 Penny Stock Trading Lessons from Billionaire Warren Buffett …

Image: FlickrJust in case you don’t know who Warren Buffett is, he’s currently the third-wealthiest person in the world, behind only Bill Gates and Carlos Slim Helu. He’s been building his massive $67 billion fortune since his first acquisition of a textile company back in 1962, and since then, he’s grown the Berkshire Hathaway brand into a holding company that […]

How China's Stock Market Crash Influenced Today's Yuan …

The Chinese central bank would never admit it, but China’s stock market crash surely weighed on its decision today to devalue the yuan.The news had an immediate impact, with the yuan falling nearly 2% against the U.S. dollar. It marked the biggest one-day plunge since 1994.Because of the way the yuan is controlled by the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), […]

In July, Investors Were Guests at the Market’s “Red Wedding”

In July, Investors Were Guests at the Market’s “Red Wedding”Bysilveristhenew|PublishedAugust 2, / by Michael E. Lewitt / August 2, 2015This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Money Morning. To view original,click here.The simultaneous blood baths in commodities and U.S. stocks continued in July but failed to penetrate the skulls of U.S. stock investors who continue to allow themselves to be brainwashed into […]

Steve Wynn criticizes China's intervention in the stock market …

REUTERS/Fred ProuserSteve Wynn.Steve Wynn wouldn’t have done that.China’s stock market has been on an epic roller-coaster ride this year.After a 150% jump in a few months, stocks quickly tanked more than 30%.In its desperate efforts to stop the crash, China’s government stepped in and suspended all initial public offerings, limited the number of trades investors could execute in a day, […]