US Fed “Mastering the Art of Market Manipulation”

US Fed “Mastering the Art of Market Manipulation”






US Fed “Mastering the Art of Market Manipulation” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Ace bond investor Bill Gross ramped up his criticism of the US Fed Wednesday, characterizing its Chairwoman Janet Yellen and her predecessors and contemporaries at other central banks of mastering “the Art of Market Manipulation.” Mr. Gross writes: “All have mastered the Art […]






The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street






The Week Ahead on Wall Street $BF.B, $CRM, $AVGO, $CPB, $HRB There are only 5 members of the S&P 500 scheduled to report earnings this week, they are: Brown-Forman Corp. (NYSE:BF.B) and Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) Wednesday, and Broadcom (NASDAQ:AVGO), Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE:CPB) and H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) Thursday. Economic reports The week’s 1st notable economic report […]






The US “Earnings Recession” is Not Registering with Investors

The US “Earnings Recession” is Not Registering with Investors






The US “Earnings Recession” is Not Registering with Investors $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US earnings recession should be dampening the 7-year-old Bull Market, but it is not registering with investors. Quarterly profits in the S&P 500 Index are about to fall yet again, extending a streak of declines poised to match the longest earnings […]






The S&P 500 Closed Out its 3rd Straight Quarter in the Green

The S&P 500 Closed Out its 3rd Straight Quarter in the Green






The S&P 500 Closed Out its 3rd Straight Quarter in the Green $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $HSY, $MDLZ Wall Street marked a 3rd straight day of gainers Thursday as the BOE raised the prospect of a Summer stimulus and consumer staples shares rose on news of Mondelez International’s (NASDAQ:MDLZ) $23-B bid for Hershey (NYSE:HSY). The […]






A Stock Market History Lesson

A Stock Market History Lesson






A Stock Market History Lesson $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ Going back to Y 1929, the S&P 500, excluding dividends, has been unchanged on the year just 5 times; Y’s 1947, 1948, 1970, 2011, and 2015.  Meaning, the success rate of hold a Neutral stance on the market in the 86 years between Y’s 1929 and 2015 […]