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Soybean Futures And U.S.-China Trade
If you want to know at a glance how the U.S.-China trade war and tariff negotiations may be faring, one key indicator to look at is the price of soybean futures.
Berkshire Hathaway’s Long-Term Outperformance
With Berkshire Hathaway’s widely watched 2019 Annual Shareholder Meeting happening over this past weekend, it’s worth noting the long-term outperformance of the company’s shares.
Falling Crude Prices Threaten Oil Recovery
Developments in recent months and weeks have served to boost the price of crude oil, primarily by pressuring supply.
Health Care Sector Rebounds But Lags Market
Despite the recent sharp rebound, however, the health care sector continues to underperform severely year to date. Since the beginning of 2019, the Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF is up only around 4.3%.
S&P 500 (SPX) Poised For New Record Highs
Year to date, the S&P 500 has risen on a virtually uninterrupted path by more than 16%.
U.S. Dollar Strength Faces Major Resistance
After a spate of positive U.S. economic data, most recently featuring better-than-expected March retail sales numbers on Thursday, the U.S. dollar continues to surge towards long-term highs.
Health Care Sector Looking Unhealthy On Reform Concerns
The health care sector has been rather disastrous this week so far.
Qualcomm Stock Skyrockets On Apple Dispute Settlement
The sharp and sudden surge occurred after the company announced the broad-based settlement of a longstanding legal dispute with Apple Inc.
Controversy Sparks Cryptocurrency Volatility
Early this month, many cryptos surged sharply on the heels of a large upswing by Bitcoin. It’s unclear exactly what drove that move.
Disney Stock Surges To Record Highs As It Threatens Netflix
Walt Disney investors were all ears on Friday when the entertainment behemoth unveiled pricing and other details surrounding its new Netflix-competitor, Disney+. The stock shot up 11.5% to slightly above $130/share by the market close.
GBP/USD Stays Supported As EU Extends Brexit Deadline
The British pound dropped on Thursday but remained supported after the European Union granted the UK a substantial extension of the Brexit deadline – to October 31, 2019.
Lyft Extends Plunge Ahead Of Uber IPO
If Uber’s stock experiences a sustained rise out of the gates, Lyft is very likely to get a significant lift from its lows on the coattails of its much larger competitor.
Small Caps Indicate Market Weakness
Technical signals have emerged suggesting that the market’s bullish trend so far this year may not be as strong as previously thought. For one, all three of the large-cap U.S. indexes have made ‘golden crosses’.
Key Stock Market Indicator Remains Strongly Bullish
The U.S. stock market ended mixed on Monday. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite were up slightly, while the Dow and Russell 2000 were down modestly.
The Week Ahead: Fed Minutes, U.S. Inflation, Earnings Kick Off
The market continued to build bullish momentum last week after previously wobbling.
Oil Stocks/ETFs Surge As Crude Oil Hits New Highs
Crude oil futures hit a new high on Friday, extending the sharp uptrend that has been in place since the late-December lows. There are plenty of avenues for getting exposure to crude oil. These include trading oil company stocks and ETFs.
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