I’m of the belief that one reason stock markets smashed all-time high records this week is from the massive short covering going on that led up to the Presidential election on November 8, 2016.
You had billionaires like Warren Buffett and Mark Cuban suggesting that they took short positions in case of a Trump win. (Read More….)
The increased volatility that we have been waiting for finally arrived last week as institutional traders clean house as they return from summer vacations. Corporate debt offerings surged as company’s looked to roll over financing costs ahead of a potential Fed rate hike by the end of the year. The August ISM Services reading hit (Read More….)
The world’s largest funds are sovereign wealth funds used by countries to run an entire government and to provide social welfare programs for the people. Back in January of 2015, I wrote about the drop in the price of oil impacting sovereign wealth funds here.
It was inevitable that if oil did not recover quickly, (Read More….)
The internet is buzzing about the latest Retail Sales report that shows a gradual slowdown in consumer spending. The buzz centers around the question of how can the S&P 500 be hitting all-time highs when retail sales continue to trend downward?
Some are speculating that the Democrat and Republican Establishments are working together to (Read More….)