MAP: Countries scaled to equity market capitalization – Business …

Sometimes it helps to take look the world through an unconventional perspective when thinking about the size of things.So here’s a pretty awesome map from Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Chief Investment Strategist Michael Hartnett that shows the world according to free-float equity market capitalization in billions of dollars measured by the MSCI.The US, with a market cap of $19.8 trillion, is the […]

BREAKING: One of the Biggest Stock Market Crash Indicators Since …

We just received one of the biggest stock market crash indicators we’ve seen since the 2008 financial crisis.A Bank of America Merrill Lynch note today shows the bank’s clients sold more than $4.1 billion in U.S. stocks last week. That’s the largest amount in any week since January 2008, according to analyst Jill Carey Hall.And as this chart shows, most […]

CHART: Stock Market Correction Risks Are Mounting – Money Morning

There are more warnings of a stock market correction circulating now – especially since the Nasdaq and S&P 500 both reached closing record highs Friday.The Nasdaq Composite closed at a record high on Friday at 5,092.08. That was the first time the index had set a record in more than 15 years. The S&P 500 closed the week at 2,117.69. […]

Why The Fed Can't, And Won't, Let The Stock Market Crash | Zero …

When it comes to the stock market, while the biggest, and according to many only, beneficiary of the Fed’s ZIRP/QE policies of the past 6 years has been the wealthiest 1%, the reality is that said top crust of US society no longer needs the S&P to continue its relentless, manipulated and centrally-planned levitation.Between a third Hamptons residence, a 5th […]

Stock Market Returns Become More Predictable Over Time …

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One of the most common ways to measure stock market value is to take the price and divide it by earnings. This is the price-earnings, or P/E, ratio.
Trading at a P/E of around 16 times expected earnings, the S&P 500 appears to be expensive.But this is not to say that investors should dump stock because a sell-off is imminent.In […]

AUD/USD Fell Sharply After Low Q1 Inflation Growth | FXTimes …

Share AUD AUD/USD Fell Sharply After Lower Q1 Inflation Growth Fan Yang 9:32 AM EDT April 23rd, 2014 CPI growth in Australia came in at 0.6% for Q1. The previous quarter’s reading was 0.8%, and so was economists’ forecast for Q1. CPI in Q1 from a year earlier grew 2.9%, missing the 3.2% […] – Forex: EUR/USD Technical Analysis ? Standstill Sub-1.38 …

2014-02-25 13:33 (UTC)Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist
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Talking Points:

EUR/USD Technical Strategy: Pending Short

Support: 1.3698 (Jan 14 high), 1.3613 (38.2% Fib exp.)

Resistance: 1.3768 (trend line), 1.3800 (double top)

The Euro pulled back from resistance marked by a falling trend line set from the October 2013 swing high and double top to meet support […] – Forex: GBP/USD Technical Analysis ? Ready to Turn …

2014-02-25 13:07 (UTC)Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist
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Talking Points:

GBP/USD Technical Strategy: Flat

Support: 1.6593 (23.6% Fib ret.), 1.6452 (38.2% Fib ret.)

Resistance: 1.6667-80 (Jan 24 high, 14.6% Fib ret.), 1.6822 (Feb 17 high)

The British Pound is attempting to launch a recovery against the US Dollar. Prices are testing above support-turned-resistance in the 1.6667-80 area, […] – Forex: USD/CHF Technical Analysis ? Range-Bound …

2014-02-25 13:07 (UTC)Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist
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Talking Points:

USD/CHF Technical Strategy: Flat

Support: 0.8848 (Dec’13 closing bottom), 0.8798 (Dec 27 low)

Resistance: 0.8921 (23.6% Fib ret.), 0.8966 (38.2% Fib ret.)

Prices are consolidating above support at 0.8848, the December 2013 closing bottom. Near-term resistance is at 0.8921, the 23.6% Fibonacci retracement, a barrier reinforced by […]

Silver – Don't let the Double Bottom Fool Ya! | FXTimes – Forex …

Share Featured Silver – Don’t let the Double Bottom Fool Ya! Fan Yang 10:39 AM EST February 19th, 2014 Silver has been strong lately, coming off a bottom seen in the daily chart, breaking above the 200-day SMA for the first time in about a year.(Silver (XAG/USD) daily chart: click to enlarge)You […]