Category fixed income investments

Was Today A Turning Point In The U.S. Stock Market?

Was Today A Turning Point In The U.S. Stock Market? www.fortunascorner.com       I wish; but, probably not.  Having said that, what a reversal for the Bulls, and the Bears.  It was a wild, roller-coaster ride today, as the DOW at it’s low was down 266 points, before closing up 53 points or +.32 […]

Chinese Investors Cheer New Regulator; Shanghai Closes Up +2.4 Percent Overnight; Europe Moderately Higher; U.S. Stock Futures Pointing To 150 Point Upside Open — If Futures Hold

Chinese Investors Cheer New Regulator; Shanghai Closes Up +2.4 Percent Overnight; Europe Moderately Higher; U.S. Stock Futures Pointing To 150 Point Upside Open — If Futures Hold   www.fortunascorner.com         Good morning, as we enter the last full trading week for the month of February stocks looked poised to add to last […]

Wall Street Gets An Oversold Bounce; But, Issues That Led To Sell-Off In January Have Not Been Resolved — Why This Could Be Pivotal Weeks For Stocks

Wall Street Gets An Oversold Bounce; But, Issues That Led To Sell-Off In January Have Not Been Resolved — Why This Could Be Pivotal Weeks For Stocks   www.fortunascorner.com        The Bears took a breather this week; an, the Bulls felt spring in the air, as the U.S. stock market had its best […]

U.S. Stock Futures Pointing To Sharp Upside Rally At Tuesday Morning’s Open; ‘China’s Problems Just Gargantuan,’ Says Tiburion Partner’s Portfolio Manager, Stewart Patterson

U.S. Stock Futures Pointing To Sharp Upside Rally At Tuesday Morning’s Open; ‘China’s Problems Just Gargantuan,’ Says Tiburion Partner’s Portfolio Manager, Stewart Patterson www.fortunascorner.com      Love and money must be in the air in the aftermath of Valentine’s Day — as Asian and European markets had strong post-Valentine’s gains; and U.S. stock futures are up […]

Friday’s Stock Rebound Mitigates A Tough Week; But, I Don’t Think It Lasts; Two Long-Time Oil Pros See Oil Dropping To $18-$25 Before It Bottoms; Japan’s Options Dwindle As Tokyo Tries To “Torch Their Currency”

Friday’s Stock Rebound Mitigates A Tough Week; But, I Don’t Think It Lasts; Two Long-Time Oil Pros See Oil Dropping To $18-$25 Before It Bottoms; Japan’s Options Dwindle As Tokyo Tries To “Torch Their Currency”  www.fortunascorner.com       Looks like the wild ride stocks have been on all year isn’t over yet.  As I have […]

Global Stock Markets Fall Into ‘A Burning Ring Of Fire, And They Are Going Down, Down, Down, While Panic And Contagion Spread

Global Stock Markets Fall Into ‘A Burning Ring Of Fire,  And They Are Going Down, Down, Down, While Panic And Contagion Spread www.fortunascorner.com       Burning Ring of Fire is the 1963 classic sung by legendary singer and songwriter Johnny Cash.  But, the lyrics to his song could well describe global stock markets right now, as […]

China’s Year Of The ‘Fire’ Monkey — New Year’s Celebrations Begin Mon., Feb. 8; Beijing’s Foreign Reserves Fall nearly $100B Last Month; Hayman Capital Management Founder Kyle Bass Says China Only “Months Away From Danger Territory”

China’s Year Of The ‘Fire’ Monkey — New Year’s Celebrations Begin Mon., Feb. 8; Beijing’s Foreign Reserves Fall nearly $100B Last Month; Hayman Capital Management Founder Kyle Bass Says China Only “Months Away From Danger Territory”  www.fortunascorner.com      China’s stock market will be closed this week, as the country begins a week-long, 2016 new […]

Why A Recession Could Arrive Without A Yield Curve Warning

http://www.wsj.com/articles/why-a-recession-could-arrive-without-a-yield-curve-warning-1454754607?cb=logged0.22552241967059672 MARKETS Why a Recession Could Arrive Without a Yield Curve Warning Very low short-term interests rates may prevent the yield curve from inverting even if a recession looms ENLARGE A screen displays the Dow Jones Industrial Average after the closing bell Friday on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. PHOTO: BRENDAN MCDERMID/REUTERS By  BEN […]

The Numbers Behind The January Jobs Number; Fear Of Global Recession, Currency Wars Send Jitters Through The Market

The Numbers Behind The January Jobs Number; Fear Of Global Recession, Currency Wars Send Jitters Through The Market   www.foertunascorner.com        Conventional wisdom heading into the Friday Non-Farm Payroll Number on the number of net new jobs created in the U.S. in the month of January was — if the number came in […]

Bank Of Japan Surprises By Adopting Negative Interest Rate; Wall Street Initially Cheers; But, One Wonders If` Central Banks Are Reaching Their Limits And What The Future Holds

Bank Of Japan Surprises By Adopting Negative Interest Rate; Wall Street Initially Cheers; But, One Wonders If` Central Banks Are Reaching Their Limits And What The Future Holds   www.fortunascorner.com        The Bank of Japan (BoJ) surprised world markets on Friday morning with their version of monetary shock and awe, announcing it was […]