In 2018, real GDP was up almost 3%, inflation was sub 2%, and S&P 500 earnings were up 20+%. Despite all this the market fell because of Fed tightening. Now in 2019, the economy is weaker, earnings are flat and, the stock market is unstoppable. The Fed owns this market and they know it.
China's economy is decelerating gently, but some American companies are feeling a sharp jolt. Outsized effects arise because our products tend to be more discretionary purchases for Chinese businesses and consumers.
For those not familiar, Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) are securities that represent a basket of other securities, similar to a mutual fund. The key difference with many (but not all) ETFs is that the basket of securities is typically determined by a mechanism designed by the manager.
TripAdvisor‘s Q4 results beat revenue estimates, but missed on EPS and Hotel performance metrics. The company’s Q4 performance was driven by solid demand for its Non-Hotel business, particularly the Restaurants and Experiences segment.
Transocean published its Q4 2018 results on Monday, posting a slightly wider than expected net loss. While the company’s contract drilling revenues grew by about 26% to $748 million, driven by its recent acquisitions, its adjusted net loss came in at $171 million.
If you have never owned Amazon, now may be the time. Tony Mitchell, my top tech manager, bought Amazon for the first time after embarrassing news about CEO Jeff Bezos made headlines and a deal with New York politicians broke down. Here's why he pulled the trigger.
With the daily chaos in Washington and policy and political uncertainty in major money centers around the world, it is no wonder that divining the direction of currencies, has become for many a full-time profession. European economic woes may end up helping support the dollar.
After the huge surge of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in 2018, which raised billions of dollars and witnessed a subsequent slowdown amid a fair few scams and failed projects, could STOs (Security Token Offerings) be game changing and the new kid on the block - and offer better investor protection?
The 2008 housing crisis scarred a whole generation of Americans. So when housing stocks began to slip early last year, investors couldn’t sprint for the exit fast enough. However, the sell-off was not justified. This brings a big moneymaking opportunity for us.
The upcoming ten days are very important for the Bitcoin price, they could change the trend which has been in place for the past five months. Fundamentals are changing and it doesn't matter if JPMCoin is better than Ripple's XRP token.