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FED Rallies Market But Biotech Stocks Are Lagging

Market Rallies on FED comments but Biotechs are Left Behind
FED Expected to Raise Rates as Labor Market Tightens
The FED stands pat on rates but is on track to raise rates later this year, possibly at the September meeting, as jobs are on track but inflation is still not above 2%. The market began rally at 2P EDT after the FED […]

Market Recap Top Down

The market staged another strong recovery this week as the SP500 regained its 20 WMA after briefly dipping below the last couple weeks. How quickly this market responds is a testament to why sticking to the long-term trends and keeping an open mind are so beneficial for proper money management. During this most recent “meltdown” (where the SP500 declined only […]

ETF Stats for May 2015 – Spot Failures and Extreme Makeovers

ETF Stats for May 2015 – Spot Failures and Extreme MakeoversJune 6, 2015 by Ron RowlandFiled under Commentary, ETF Statistics, Extreme MakeoversSixteen new products were introduced in May and five were closed. Both the launch and closure counts should have been higher by ten, but Invesco PowerShares decided to perform an extreme-makeover on ten of its ETFs.  Additionally, new entrant […]

How to make a million – slowly by John Lee

Much as an academic doyen might conclude a famous lecture series by collecting the salient points into a book Lord Lee, the doyen of ISA investment, marks the end of his interesting and informative My Portfolio column in The Financial Times with the publication of this short book. It has much to recommend it.First, we must recognise the authority conferred […]

How to gird yourself for the next stock market correction – MarketWatch

ShutterstockThe stock market appears headed for one of those points again when investors lose money, and a lot of it.Sure, the day-to-day moves of the market can cost investors at any time, but this is more about the correction, downturn or something bigger that many experts feel is on the horizon.In those times of heightened market tension, investors lose ground […]

MI 03: Jacob Ma-Weaver on Biotech and Running a Long/Short Fund

MI 03: Jacob Ma-Weaver on Biotech and Running a Long/Short FundPosted onMarch 4, 2015byFred RockwellToday on Micro Cap Investing we have Jacob Ma-Weaver, founder of Cable Car Capital. He runs a concentrated absolute return strategy at his firm. He is always insightful and entertaining.We Discuss:His road to founding Cable Car capital
How he searches for stocks both big and micro
His favorite […]

U.S. Dollar/Yen Dynamics and the Stock Market :: The Market Oracle …

U.S. Dollar/Yen Dynamics and the Stock MarketStock-Markets / US DollarMay 12, 2014 – 04:17 PM GMTBy: Michael_Pento

It is imperative to understand the dynamics between the U.S. dollar and the Japanese Yen in order to grasp what is occurring across international markets. Investors have been borrowing Yen at nearly zero percent interest rates and buying […]

Stock Trading Bootcamp 2014: Part 2 – FTMDaily.com

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SHOW NOTES – 3/22/14
Stock Trading Bootcamp: Part 2
Plus, a Discussion on How to Support Israel With Your Investment Dollars
_________________________________Welcome to Part 2 of our 2014 Stock Trading Bootcamp podcast series!In our last podcast, I shared with you some of the basic principles that I have learned after trading the financial markets for over 16 years.Listen to Stock Trading Bootcamp: […]

On Its 100th Birthday, The Fed Gives The World Another Stock …

by FS StaffSo the Fed kept filling up the punch bowl and instead of going into inflation of goods prices, it went into an inflation of asset prices. That’s inflation in the same way, but it’s not called inflation. So if the stock market goes up and doubles, we don’t say, ‘Oh, my God-there’s been inflation!’ Or, if housing prices […]