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Large S&P500 Speculators decreased their net positions for 3rd week

By CountingPips.com – Get our weekly COT Reports by Email S&P500 Non-Commercial Positions: Large speculators and traders pared their bullish net positions in the S&P500 stock futures markets last week for the third consecutive week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday. The non-commercial […]

Caveat Emptor: Buyer Beware on Shares of…

By WallStreetDaily.com Dear Wall Street Daily Reader, The latest funds-flow data hint that investors are getting skittish. Stock funds are under heavy selling pressure. Meanwhile, bond funds are suddenly in favor. Here’s a quick look under the hood… >> First-quarter inflows into U.S. bond funds just hit their best levels since Q3 2012. More than […]

Friday Charts: Your Post-Tax Day Gift — and the Ugliest Earnings Streak in Tech

By WallStreetDaily.com It’s Friday in the Wall Street Daily Nation. If you’re a newbie, that means I’m skipping the long-winded analysis. Instead, I’ll let some carefully selected graphics speak for me. We’re on the cusp of an earnings onslaught. Peak reporting season hits on April 27, when 72 S&P 500 companies report results. So I […]

2017 Small-Cap Biotech Watchlist Update: Holding Steady in a Volatile Market

By The Life Science Report Source: https://www.streetwisereports.com/pub/na/17401 The Small-Cap Biotech Watchlist, composed of 20 companies targeting a range of indications including blood cancers and solid tumors, irritable bowel disease and orphan diseases, has posted a modest gain since the first of the year. As of April 19, the Watchlist was up 3%. In the same period, […]

India’s $1.8 Trillion Gold Mine

By WallStreetDaily.com As longtime readers know, we love small caps here at Wall Street Daily — with good reason. During periods of economic expansion, small stocks often outperform blue chips by a wide margin. In fact, on swelling hopes of prosperity under President Trump, the market’s smallest stocks have gained 14% since the election — […]

US stocks slide as oil prices drop

By IFCMarkets Dow and SP 500 fall while Nasdaq advances US stocks closed lower on Wednesday as energy shares declined with a drop in oil prices. The dollar inched higher after Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s comment President Donald Trump is “absolutely not” trying to talk down the greenback: the live dollar index data show the ICE […]

The Truth Behind Poland’s Growth Surge

By WallStreetDaily.com Several media organizations blasted President Trump last week for his about-face regarding NATO. During his presidential campaign, Trump called NATO’s military presence “obsolete.” But last Wednesday, Trump held a press conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, where he called the organization a “bulwark of international peace and security.” “I said it was […]

German DAX: Technical Analysis – Great Britain wants to improve Brexit conditions

By IFCMarkets Great Britain wants to improve Brexit conditions British Prime Minister Theresa May announced about the early parliamentary election. All European stock indices dropped, while the British FTSE 100 slumped by 2.5%. Let us consider the probability of the further decline in the German DAX index. The early parliamentary election in Great Britain will […]

US markets retreat on weak earnings reports

By IFCMarkets US stocks close lower as Goldman, Johnson & Johnson earnings disappoint US stocks closed lower on Tuesday off session lows after results of earnings reports of a number of major companies fell short of expectations. The dollar continued the slide : the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a […]

Trump Redraws the Thin Red Line in Banking

By WallStreetDaily.com If I had to pick one event that led to the housing bubble and subsequent financial crisis, it wouldn’t be difficult… The answer is easily the erosion of the Glass-Steagall Act — also known as the U.S. Banking Act of 1933. In the purest spirit of the legislation, Glass-Steagall was intended to keep […]

US markets rebound ahead of earnings reports

By IFCMarkets US indices rise ending three session slide US stocks rebounded on Monday ending three session slide in a thin trading after Easter weekend. The dollar inched lower with the slowing of manufacturing activity in the New York area weighing on the greenback: the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, […]

French Election Reaches Boiling Point

By WallStreetDaily.com The run-up to the presidential election in the United States was a spectacle. And Donald Trump made sure of it — with his heavy use of social media to ensure everyone was paying attention. We’re just now contending with all the aftershocks from his stunning victory. From uncertainty over health care and tax […]

SP500: Technical Analysis – US warships reached the Korean Peninsula

By IFCMarkets US warships reached the Korean Peninsula On Friday, the US stock exchanges did not work due to the Easter holiday. On Thursday, the US stock indices dropped on the background of the escalated political situation in the South-East Asia. Will the S&P 500 decline? Market participants are concerned that North Korea may conduct […]

S&P500 Speculators decreased their bullish net positions for 2nd week

By CountingPips.com – Get our weekly COT Reports by Email S&P500 Non-Commercial Positions: Large stock market speculators and traders cut back on their bullish net positions in the S&P500 futures markets last week for a second consecutive week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on […]

Many markets closed on Good Friday holidays

By IFCMarkets S&P 500 index at 4-month low US stocks closed lower on Thursday for the third straight day after earnings reports from major US banks came out and on geopolitical tensions over Syria and North Korea. Wells Fargo stocks lost 3.3% weighing on S&P 500 on report of a drop in mortgage banking revenue. […]

Friday Charts: Tesla’s Absurd Valuation and Amazon’s Endless Warpath

By WallStreetDaily.com It’s Friday in the Wall Street DailyNation. And that means we’re ditching our regular routine of commentary-based articles. Instead, we’re using charts to present some important investment and economic insights. This week, we’re tackling the pesky debate about Tesla’s valuation and the Great Retail Apocalypse of 2017. And of course, we’re sharing ways […]