Category S & P

An Elite Defector’s Perspective On North Korea

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell:  To understand the social ranking system that Mr. Song refers to please see the work of Robert Collins for the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea: Marked for […]

DOW Weathers D.C. Chaos, Closes The Week Down Less Than 2 Percent; Raymond James/CiTi Warn Investors To ‘Prepare For A Major Market Drop, But Don’t Blame The Failed Obamacare Vote; Personal Portfolio Near +27 Percent Year-To-Date

DOW Weathers D.C. Chaos, Closes The Week Down Less Than 2 Percent; Raymond James/CiTi Warn Investors To ‘Prepare For A Major Market Drop, But Don’t Blame The Failed Obamacare Vote; Personal Portfolio Near +27 Percent Year-To-Date   https://fortunascorner.com        Conventional wisdom or consensus on Wall Street was that if British citizens voted for […]

Market Wrap & What To Watch This Week; Modi Win Is Bullish For India

Market Wrap & What To Watch This Week;  Modi Win Is Bullish For India https://fortunascorner.com      This teflon stock market could finally be tested this week, with a slew of financial, and, non-financial events occurring.  For the first time this year, I have a  hefty cash position; and, stop market targets on those stocks […]

February Job Gains Clears The Way For Fed Rate Hike This Week; Crude Realities For Oil; Some Bio-Pharma Plays That Could Have Blockbuster Potential

February Job Gains Clears The Way For Fed Rate Hike This Week; Crude Realities For Oil; Some Bio-Pharma Plays That Could Have Blockbuster Potential www.fortunascorner.com Where The Jobs Are……..And, Aren’t      Friday’s Non-Farm Payrolls report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the number of net new jobs created in the U.S. […]

China’s Continuing Credit Boom

http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2017/02/chinas-continuing-credit-boom.html Liberty Street Economics FEBRUARY 27, 2017 China’s Continuing Credit Boom Jeff Dawson, Alex Etra, and Aaron Rosenblum Debt in China has increased dramatically in recent years, accounting for roughly one-half of all new credit created globally since 2005. The country’s share of total global credit is nearly 25 percent, up from 5 percent ten years ago. […]

DOW Finally Poised To Break Through 20K Threshold; Sectors That Have Performed The Best In First 100 Days Of A New Presidential Administration; Jeff Gundlach On What ETFs He’s Buying; Barron’s Looks For Value

DOW Finally Poised To Break Through 20K Threshold; Sectors That Have Performed The Best In First 100 Days Of A New Presidential Administration; Jeff Gundlach On What ETFs He’s Buying; Barron’s Looks For Value www.fortunascorner      Good morning.  The U.S. stock market appears poised to break through the 20K threshold on the DOW; and, […]

Trading A Trump Stock Market; Sectors To Own Going Into The End Of The Year

Trading A Trump Stock Market; Sectors To Own Going Into The End Of The Year https://fortunascorner.com      So much for the pollsters and the stock market mavens.  If you had placed your bets going into Tuesday evening, you would have bet heavily on Hillary Clinton being our next POTUS; and, you would have expected […]

DOW, S&P 500, Soar To All-Time Highs; Will The Coup In Turkey Derail The Rally?; Italian Banks Real Elephant In The Room; Gold & Silver Likely To Benefit From Turkish Coup

DOW, S&P 500, Soar To All-Time Highs; Will The Coup In Turkey Derail The Rally?; Italian Banks Real Elephant In The Room; Gold & Silver Likely To Benefit From Turkish Coup https://fortunascorner.com     Perhaps the most hated and distrusted rally in some time, continues to melt-up higher, as Central Bank easing around the globe […]

Gold Pushes Back Near 2 Year High, Silver Tops $21; Bank Of America Warns Of More Post-Brexit Pain For Stocks; What To Watch For This Week

Gold Pushes Back Near 2 Year High, Silver Tops $21; Bank Of America Warns Of More Post-Brexit Pain For Stocks; What To Watch For This Week www.fortunascorner.com      Gold and silver have been on a tear so far in 2016; and, they show no signs of reaching a near term top.  While our stock […]

UPDATE: Shift In Momentum In Britain, As Latest Polls Show That Those Favoring Remain In E.U. Is Now Tied; U.S. Stock Futures +200 Points

Shift In Momentum In Britain, As Latest Polls Show That Those Favoring Remain In E.U. Is Now Tied; U.S. Stock Futures +200 Points   www.fortunascorner.com        Global markets are surging this morning as the latest polls in the U.K. show that those who favor remaining in the European Union (E.U.) verses those who favor […]