Category Markets

It Looks Like China Is Extending Its Black Mirror-Like ‘Social Credit System’ To Overseas Companies

It looks like China is extending its Black Mirror-like ‘social credit system’ to overseas companies By Tara Francis Chan, www.businessinsider.com View Original July 3rd, 2018 REUTERS/China Daily China’s social credit system is known for punishing individuals but it is also being used to control the behavior of foreign companies. According to a new report, the system — […]

What Artificial Intelligence Predicts For Stocks

What Artificial Intelligence Predicts For Stocks http://www.frotunascorner.com      Reshma Kapadia had a feature article by the title above in this weekend’s (June 25, 2018) Barron’s.  “Yin Lou was working on Artificial Intelligence (AI), long before the terms entered the lexicon,” and the prominence it has today, Mr. Kapadia wrote.  “Today, he [Mr. Lou] uses gleanings from […]

Five Global Stock Picks For Bargain Hunters

Five Global Stock Picks For Bargain Hunters   http://www.fortunascorner.com      First, let me wish all the father’s out there a happy, enjoyable, and meaningful father’s day.     The title above is from Daren Fonda’s June 18, 2018 article in this weekend’s Barron’s.  Mr. Fonda, summarized his recent interview with Charles Pohl and Diana Strandberg, Investment Committee […]

Major U.S. Stock Market Performance — Major Indices — Between Memorial Day To Labor Day; 2018 Hurricane Season Could Whip Up Commodities; Nektar Pharmaceuticals Surges/Bio-Tech Breakout

Major U.S. Stock Market Performance — Major Indices — Between Memorial Day To Labor Day; 2018 Hurricane Season Could Whip Up Commodities; Nektar Pharmaceuticals Surges/Bio-Tech Breakout   http://www.fortunascorner.com      Kensho Analytics, provided a chart to CNBC’s Half Time hosts on Friday, regarding the historical performance of the major U.S. stock indices since 1990 — if you […]

Italy’s Crisis — And Europe’s: Italy’s President Rejects The Populist Election Winners, Setting Up A Clash Between Democracy And The European Union; Will Ita’l Leave?

Italy’s Crisis — And Europe’s: Italy’s President Rejects The Populist Election Winners, Setting Up A Clash Between Democracy And The European Union; Will Ita’l Leave?   http://www.fortunascorner.com      We have a new ‘Sick Man Of Europe.’  As history has recorded, in the waning days of the Ottoman Empire (1908-1922), Tsar Nicholas, the last Tsar of […]

“The Bottom Is In,” For Stocks; Worst Behind Us,  According To One Of Wall Street’s Top Forecasters; Expects S&P 500 To End The Year Around 3,000 — Or About +13 Percent From Friday’s Close; Saturday Deadline Looms On 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal

“The Bottom Is In,” For Stocks; Worst Behind Us,  According To One Of Wall Street’s Top Forecasters; Expects S&P 500 To End The Year Around 3,000 — Or About +13 Percent From Friday’s Close; Saturday Deadline Looms On 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal   http://www.fortunascorner.com      Marco Kolanovic, Global Head of Derivatives and Quntitative Strategy […]

‘Sell In May & Go Away?” That Strategy Has Worked Only Once In The Past Six Years; Healthcare Is The Best Sector To Be Invested In May-October Since 1990, Averaging A 6.29 Percent Gain, While S&P Index Averaged A 1.83 Percent Loss

‘Sell In May & Go Away?” That Strategy Has Worked Only Once In The Past Six Years; Healthcare Is The Best Sector To Be Invested In May-October Since 1990, Averaging A 6.29 Percent Gain, While S&P Index Averaged A 1.83 Percent Loss   http://www.fortunascorner.com      ‘Sell In May And Go Away,’ is one of […]

Here Are The Stocks To Watch After Two Korea’s Agree To End War

Here Are the Stocks to Watch After Two Koreas Agree to End War www.bloomberg.com View Original April 29th, 2018 Kospi index closed before agreement was announced Friday Kim pledges to close main nuclear weapons test site in May If you’re trying to figure out how it’s all going to play out on the South Korean […]

Futures Were Pointing To Another Selloff On Wall Street Early This Morning; But, Are Now Flat To Positive As We Near The Opening Bell; ‘Don’t Get Hung Up On 3 Percent 10-Year Yields’

Futures Were Pointing To Another Selloff On Wall Street Early This Morning; But, Are Now Flat To Positive As We Near The Opening Bell; ‘Don’t Get Hung Up On 3 Percent 10-Year Yields’   https://fortunascorner.com      Stock futures this morning were initially pointing to another selloff on Wall Street; but, as the morning as […]

Stock Market To Focus On Earnings This Week With One-Third Of The S&P 500 Set To Announce Q1/2018 Earnings & Forecasts; ‘The Looming Battle Over Artificial Intelligence Chips

Stock Market To Focus On Earnings This Week With One-Third Of The S&P 500 Set To Announce Q1/2018 Earnings & Forecasts; ‘The Looming Battle Over Artificial Intelligence Chips   https://fortunascorner.com      Traders, analysts, and professional portfolio managers will turn their attention to earnings this week, as one-third of S&P 500 companies are set to […]