Category Markets

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’   http://www.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   http://www.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 […]

The Empire Strikes Back:  China Announces Major Retaliation For U.S. Tariffs – And U.S. Stock Futures Plunge Nearly 600 Points Pre-Market Open

The Empire Strikes Back:  China Announces Major Retaliation For U.S. Tariffs – And U.S. Stock Futures Plunge Nearly 600 Points Pre-Market Open   http://www.fortunascorner.com      There is a time-honored piece of wisdom from Wall Street:  “The stock market can stay irrational longer than you can stay solvent.”  There is no doubt that this is painful and […]

Big Tech, Big Themes; Markets, Mania, & Mass Psychosis; How Allergan Could Put On A Happy Face

Big Tech, Big Themes; Markets, Mania, & Mass Psychosis; How Allergan Could Put On A Happy Face http://www.fortunas.corner.com      The title above is from a series of articles in this weekend’s (March 19, 2018) Barron’s, and the blockchain article appeared in the March 13, 2018 edition of the Wall Street Journal.        The “Big Tech, […]

What’s Ahead For Stocks In 2018? Barron’s 2018 Outlook; 2018’s Greatest Risk; Bitcoin Flips Wall Street Script — Bitcoin Futures Begin Trading, Sunday, December 10, 2017 At 6 p.m. EDT

What’s Ahead For Stocks In 2018? Barron’s 2018 Outlook; 2018’s Greatest Risk; Bitcoin Flips Wall Street Script — Bitcoin Futures Begin Trading, Sunday, December 10, 2017 At 6 p.m. EDT   www.fortunascorner.com      We’re coming into the final trading stretch of the year; and historically, the best days for equities all year.  For history […]

Tech Giants’ Shadows Fall Over Promising Start-Ups; Emerging Market Alternatives; Bitcoin Storms Wall Street

Tech Giants’ Shadows Fall Over Promising Start-Ups; Emerging Market Alternatives; Bitcoin Storms Wall Street   www.fortunascorner.com      Today is December 3, 2017, and we’re heading into the final stretch of what has been one of the best bull-market years in stocks.  What lies ahead in 2018 is anyone’s guess; but, let’s enjoy the rest […]

Bull Market For The Ages Keeps Bulls Happy; Artificial Intelligence Winners & Losers

Bull Market For The Ages Keeps Bulls Happy; Artificial Intelligence Winners & Losers http://www.fortunascorner.com      One of the greatest bull markets of our lifetime, keeps on chugging along; and, shows no signs of having a meaningful correction anytime soon.  Yes, we’re long overdue for at least a ten percent correction.  But, as the old […]

August Ends On A High Note; September Historically Worst Month Of Year For Stocks But Good For Gold; North Korea’s Dr. Evil Detonates A Hydrogen Bomb

August Ends On A High Note; September Historically Worst Month Of Year For Stocks But Good For Gold; North Korea’s Dr. Evil Detonates A Hydrogen Bomb   http://www.fortunascorner.com        August ended on a high note, with all three major indices in the green, as the DOW closed August up 0.3 percent; while the S&P […]

Barron’s Annual Mid-Year Round-Table/Outlook For Stocks, Bonds, For 2nd Half Of 2017

Barron’s Annual Mid-Year Round-Table/Outlook For Stocks, Bonds, Precious Metals, Commodities, Etc. For 2nd Half Of 2017 https://fortunascorner.com      This past weekend, Barron’s had a feature article, reviewing its annual discussion with the titans of Wall Street on how they see the investment landscape for the remainder of this year; and, where they themselves…are putting […]

S&P 500, NASDAQ End The Week In Record Territory; U.S. Unemployment Rate Drops Below 4.5 Percent; French Presidential Elections Favor Status Quo — What Happens To Stocks If Ms. Le Pen Wins?

S&P 500, NASDAQ End The Week In Record Territory; U.S. Unemployment Rate Drops Below 4.5 Percent; French Presidential Elections Favor Status Quo — What Happens To Stocks If Ms. Le Pen Wins? www.fortunascormer.com      The stock market rally, which surged in the aftermath of Mr. Trump’s election as our 45th POTUS, should be called […]