August 22, 2019
By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet – August 22, 2019 Bond Yields and the Race to Zero Global central banks are exercising tremendous vigilance to stem the tide of deflationary forces that threaten to take many developed economies into recession. Bond markets around the world are seeing aggressive purchases of all maturities with no less than 16 countries seeing negative […]

By Vlad Karpel

Major U.S. indices were on track to close in the red following the release of the latest manufacturing data and the inversion of the ten and two-year bonds but have since reversed course with the Dow and S&P in the green. Yesterday, stocks recorded gains off positive retail earnings and FOMC minutes which shed light […]

August 21, 2019
By Vlad Karpel

Markets maintained early morning gains following the release of last month’s FOMC minutes today. All three major indices are on track to close in the green as the minutes showed a Fed that is open to further policy change and agreed to lower interest rates last month with an 8 to 2 vote. The next […]

August 19, 2019
By Vlad Karpel

Major U.S. indices are rallying to start the week after recent volatility and trade uncertainty weighed heavily on stocks, futures, and bonds. The Federal Reserve will be in focus this week with July’s FOMC meeting minutes set to release on Wednesday and Fed Chair Jerome Powell set to speak on Friday. The latest minutes will […]

August 15, 2019
By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet – August 15, 2019  Big Profits from Gold and Bonds  Head-spinning swings in stock prices have investors and traders feeling like the market is highly vulnerable to an untenable sell-off that takes out major support levels due to a confluence of macro-economic and geopolitical events. This week saw the Dow dive 800 points after […]

By Vlad Karpel

Major U.S. indices are on track to close in the green today after seeing sharp losses earlier in the week sparked by the U.S. treasury yield curve inverting and continued tension between U.S.-China. Positive retail data and strong earnings from Walmart have helped markets today while tariff uncertainty continues to weigh on futures and treasuries. […]

August 14, 2019
By Vlad Karpel

Markets are trading lower today following weak global economic data and the inversion of the U.S. yield curve. All three major indices are on track to close in the red, led by the banking sector which is trading sharply lower. U.S.-China trade tension remains at the forefront of market focus with the latest development coming […]

August 12, 2019
By Vlad Karpel

Global concerns continue to weigh on stocks as all three major U.S. indices are in the red today. U.S.-China trade tensions remain prominent following last week’s yuan manipulation which saw the Chinese currency weaken, just barely trading above the seven per dollar level. Additional tariffs and negotiations will resume in September. This week will feature […]

August 8, 2019
By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet – August 8, 2019  The Luster of Gold in Volatile Markets  When the forces of expanding trade tariffs, manipulating currencies, intensifying quantitative easing, and the broadening impact of negative interest rates within developed countries converge, it’s a recipe for a bull market in gold. Mounting uncertainties about such issues and plunging interest rates are […]

By Vlad Karpel

Markets are continuing their impressive turnaround after sliding for most of Wednesday only to rebound before market close, with all three major U.S. indices in the green today. Fears of overt Chinese currency manipulation were cooled when China fixed the yuan at a higher level than expected, but still near multi-year lows. Strong earnings and […]

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