Saturday, January 16, 2021

Oil, Airlines and Housing: Charts to Watch

Stocks have bounced sharply this week, but oil continues to slide. Crude oil futures (@CL) closed at their lowest level in more than four months...
'Risk On' Sectors Lead as Stocks Try to Break Out

‘Risk On’ Sectors Lead as Stocks Try to Break Out

Investors are favoring riskier parts of the market as the S&P 500 tries to break out to new highs.
Don't Read This Post if You Like Earning 0% on Your Money

Don’t Read This Post if You Like Earning 0% on Your Money

Tired of super-low interest rates? The IPO market may offer a solution. Angel Oak Dynamic Financial Strategies Income Term...

Rumbles in the Bond Market

Disclosure: this post is intended for educational purposes only and shouldn't be viewed as a recommendation. For a long time, investors have warned about a...

The End of the World as We Know It?

"It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine." - R.E.M. Michael Stipe sang those lyrics 31 years ago on...

How the Market May Be Pricing in Higher Rates

Suddenly the market seems to be taking higher interest rates seriously. Banks and financials, which stand to benefit from increased yields, are among the best...

Goldilocks Silences Jerome Powell

Fairy tales keep coming true in the U.S. economy. Most people know the classic story of Goldilocks describing the porridge of the Three Bears: Not...

A Strange but Positive Jobs Report

"Non-farm payrolls miss estimates," the headlines say. But a deeper look at July's Employment Situation from the Labor Department reveals a more nuanced and...

Bonds Are Crumbling Before the Fed

Bonds are getting hammered with the Federal Reserve set to hike rates next week. The yield on 30-year Treasuries ($TYX.X) has risen about 19 basis...

So Much for Inflation Running Wild This Summer

This week brought a trio of reports on inflation. None of them seemed to flash any warning signs about prices spiraling out of control. ...
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