Monthly Archives: August 2019
August 29, 2019
By Vlad Karpel

RoboStreet – August 29, 2019  A Triple Play in Plant-Based Meat Without question, 2019 will go down as one of the most glamorous years for initial public offerings in history. Even as the market has demonstrated extreme volatility over the course of the past several months, it can be said that more millionaires have been […]




By Vlad Karpel

Markets are trading higher following indication China is not planning on imposing retaliatory tariffs and the latest GDP revision data. China recently stated they would like to avert any further escalation and would not immediately respond to additional U.S. tariffs while GDP revision reported the U.S. economy growing at 2% annual rate. Several retailers are […]




August 28, 2019
By Vlad Karpel

U.S. Indices are on track to close in the green today with the energy sector leading in gains behind continued positive corporate earnings and economic reports supporting positive market sentiment. Still, anxiety over U.S.-China trade relations and Brexit remain with several key deadlines approaching. Also weighing on markets today is the growing yield spread between […]




August 26, 2019
By Vlad Karpel

Markets are on the move up today as the latest in U.S.-China negotiations provided a positive sentiment going forward. All three major U.S. indices are on track to close in the green following President Trump’s comments during the G-7 meeting, in which he stated the Chinese government requested a restart for trade talks. This renewed […]




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. […]