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Stock Market Forecast and Fear Trading

By TheGoldAndOilGuy.com The broad US stock market last week took a tumble sending a massive wave of fear through investors’ minds. On Wednesday May 17th the S&P 500 index plummeted 1.7% causing the fear index to jump a whopping 48% in a single session. What does this mean and what should we expect going forward? I […]

S&P500 Speculators trimmed their bearish net positions last week

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

Conspiracy-Buster Edition – The Deep State

By WallStreetDaily.com The Deep State is meddling in Europe. An unusual bottleneck of fresh capital. What you don’t know about binary events. Also recommended: June 8 Could Save Your Retirement. Thank goodness it’s Friday in the Wall Street Daily Nation! On Fridays, I abandon long-winded analysis in favor of carefully selected graphics. Sometimes charts can […]

Is the Market Plunge Just a Storm in a Teacup?

By The Gold Report Source: Clive Maund for The Gold Report   05/18/2017 Technical analyst Clive Maund analyzes Wednesday’s drop in U.S. stock markets amid concerns over political turmoil in Washington. The Deep State and the liberal elites have never accepted Trump as president, despite him being democratically elected, and have been trying to undermine and […]

Big Pharma Sets Its Sights on NASH Epidemic

By The Life Science Report Source: The Life Sciences Report   05/17/2017 Up to one-third of Americans may have conditions that lead to NASH, yet the disease is far from a household name. Closely linked with obesity, the disease does not become symptomatic until very late stage. Ed Arce, managing director in equity research and a […]

Inovio Moves Forward on Brain Cancer and Cancers Caused by HPV; Zika and Ebola Vaccines Also Advance

By The Life Science Report Source: The Life Sciences Report   05/17/2017 Inovio Pharmaceuticals’ pipeline of vaccine and immunotherapeutic products is advancing steadily through the phases of development, with a host of milestones anticipated in 2017, including the start of a Phase 3 trial in cervical dysplasia and the initiation of trials with partners in brain […]

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Shifts Focus to Leukemia Drug

By The Life Science Report Source: The Life Sciences Report   05/17/2017 In light of a decision to pull its application for approval of vosaroxin in the European Union, Sunesis Pharmaceuticals has designated its BTK inhibitor program targeting chronic lymphocytic leukemia as its new lead program. In a May 1 research report, Wells Fargo expressed the […]

Equities sell off on Trump worries

By IFCMarkets S&P 500 slumps 1.8% US stocks sold off on Wednesday as concerns about fallout from President Trump’s controversial firing of FBI director undermined investor confidence. The dollar tumbled: the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a measure of the dollar’s strength against a basket of six rival currencies, closed […]

US stocks slip on mixed data

By IFCMarkets Nasdaq posts second record high in a row US stocks ended lower on Tuesday on lackluster economic reports. The dollar accelerated the slide after weaker than expected housing data: the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a measure of the dollar’s strength against a basket of six rival currencies, […]

The Hard Truth About Stock Buybacks

By WallStreetDaily.com Avoid companies that disavow ethics. Volkswagen is buying its own cars back. Are all buybacks created equal? Also recommended: Gold mine lurking beneath the sea. You’ll recall that Volkswagen admitted to rigging 11 million vehicles with software designed to trick emissions tests. Well, it’s time for the company to make amends. A federal […]

Rising oil buoys global risk appetite

By IFCMarkets SP 500 and Nasdaq close at record highs US stocks advanced on Monday led by energy stocks following higher oil prices. The dollar weakened: the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a measure of the dollar’s strength against a basket of six rival currencies, fell 0.3% to 98.895. The […]

Decoding the Cryptic “Pink Sheets”

By WallStreetDaily.com Thousands of hot “pink” stocks are hiding in plain sight. Greater risk carries greater rewards. “Grey” stocks are riddles wrapped in mysteries inside enigmas. Also recommended: Curious new ammo could turn our defense protocols upside down. Over 3,300 companies trade on the Nasdaq. Another 2,800 trade on the New York Stock Exchange. And […]

Large S&P500 Speculators decreased net positions for 2nd week

By CountingPips.com – Get our weekly COT Reports by Email S&P500 Non-Commercial Positions: Large speculators further decreased their net positions in the S&P500 stock 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 Friday. The non-commercial futures […]

Friday Charts: More Apple Domination and Volatility’s Strange Disappearance

By WallStreetDaily.com Apple’s series of record-breaking stats continues. Volatility’s disappearance goes under the microscope. Time to rejoice or run for cover? Also recommended: Fascinating trend supercharges blue chip stocks. It’s Friday in the Wall Street Daily nation. That means it’s time to embrace the adage that a picture is worth a thousand words. This week, […]

Dangerous Retirement Myth – BUSTED

By WallStreetDaily.com Shocking number of Americans aren’t ready for retirement. The No. 1 strategy if you’re reaching retirement age. Ignore this myth about savings, or regret it forever. Also recommended: Trump, the retirement savior? Retirement is supposed to be a fantastic, worry-free phase of our lives. But for many folks, approaching the end of their […]

US broad market edges up as energy stocks follow oil higher

By IFCMarkets Nasdaq hits a fresh record US stocks closed marginally higher on Wednesday led by energy shares as oil advanced. The dollar inched higher as Treasury yields edged higher: the live dollar index data show the ICE US Dollar index, a measure of the dollar’s strength against a basket of six rival currencies, closed […]