Tag: The Federal Reserve

Bitcoin bubble compared with the largest bubbles in recorded history.

Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Bubble Fueled By Standpoint Research Price Target Hike

26/11/2017

The Bitcoin bubble is second only to the Tulip bubble. The current digital currency bubble is the second biggest bubble in recorded history.

Saturday Show For Week of November 27 2017

25/11/2017

The weekly Saturday night financial show attempts to predict market direction for the week ahead by looking at a variety of technical and fundamental indicators.

A chart of the Fed funds rate and how rate hikes are slowing down earnings growth.

Earnings Growth Slowing As Interest Rates Rise

23/11/2017

With Q3 earnings season in the rear-view mirror, we can now say that earnings growth is slowing. Over the last 4 quarters we have growth rates of: 2.1%, 6.5%, 6.5%, and 4.1%. Federal Reserve rate hikes and quantitative tightening are causing earnings growth to slow as you can see in the chart below. The grey Read More »

Post Holdings stock chart shows a positive divergence between large players volume and price.

Post Holdings Stock Bases As Large Players Volume Rises

16/11/2017

Post Holdings stock has rising large players volume as the stock has pulled back over the last 6 weeks. This consumer staples company is a great seasonal play too.

ProShares UltraPro Financial ETF shows rising large players volume.

Proshares Ultrapro Financials To Play Fed Rate Hike in December

7/11/2017

Traders are front-running a December Federal Reserve rate hike.

S&P 500 earnings are forecast to rise in 2018.

S&P 500 Earnings Rising, No Worries Until They Fall From Fed Hikes

21/10/2017

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Citigroup stock

Citigroup Inc Rising Large Players Volume On Credit Suisse Price Target Hike

9/10/2017

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Ishares Core Short-Term US Bond In Strong Uptrend

6/09/2017

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Investors Pile Into PIMCO High Yield ETF

5/09/2017

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Price of Copper Retakes Key Level as Global Economy Improves

26/08/2017

Doctor Copper is signaling an improved outlook for the global economy as the price of copper has retaken the key $2.86 level. China is the world’s largest importer of copper using more than three million tonnes a year. In an attempt to improve the environment, China is proposing a copper import ban. China’s copper industry Read More »

US dollar chart plunged after FOMC announcement on July 26, 2017.

FOMC Announcement Pushed US Dollar Down Big Time

26/07/2017

The dollar did a big drop today after the FOMC announcement left rates unchanged. The Federal Reserve said the reduction of the balance sheet will begin relatively soon. I think relatively soon means September 2017. The Fed seemed to indicate that “gradual” policy tightening will continue. The Federal Reserve will begin winding down the stimulus Read More »

Janet Yellen Testimony Economy Strong Enough For Rate Hikes

12/07/2017

The US economy is healthy enough to absorb gradual rate increases and the reduction of the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet, Fed Chair Janet Yellen testimony before Congress on July 12, 2017. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told Congress on Wednesday that the bank hopes to keep raising a key interest rate and also intends to Read More »