Category S&P

Beware October Stock Market Crash? Global Blood Theraputics, Seres Theraputics, NewLink Theraputics

     Kensho Analytics had an interesting statistic this morning that was shown during CNBC’s Squawk Box show (6:00 am – 9:00 am EDT), Friday, October 13, 2017.  Analysts, traders, and institutions believe there is a 90 percent or better chance that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates by another .25 basis points when they conclude […]

Top Ranked Bio-Pharma Analyst Gives CNBC His Top Large/Small Cap Picks

     Umer Raffat, Evercore ISI’s Chief Bio-Pharma Analyst, was interviewed on CNBC’s Closing Bell this afternoon/Tue. Oct. 10; and, he is/has been ranked as the Number One Specialty, Bio-Pharma Analyst by Institutional Investor — each year for the past three years.          Mr. Raffat’s #1 pick in both the large cap, and small cap bio-pharma […]

September To Remember:  Best 3rd Quarter For U.S. Stocks In 4yrs.; Best Investment Plays Heading Into Last Quarter Of 2017

September To Remember:  Best 3rd Quarter For U.S. Stocks In 4yrs.; Best Investment Plays Heading Into Last Quarter Of 2017 www.fortunascorner.com      The most doubted/’hated’ bull market that I can remember, just had the best September performance in four years; and, despite many a skeptic, shows no signs that it is on its last […]

Stock Market Rally Surges Ahead:  Less Damage Than Expected From Hurricane IRMA, No Missile Firing By North Korea Over The Weekend; Expectations That The Fed May Be On Hold The Rest Of 2017 — All Fueled Yesterday’s (Sept. 11) Stock Market Rally

Stock Market Rally Surges Ahead:  Less Damage Than Expected From Hurricane IRMA, No Missile Firing By North Korea Over The Weekend; Expectations That The Fed May Be On Hold The Rest Of 2017 — All Fueled Yesterday’s (Sept. 11) Stock Market Rally   http://www.fortunascorner.com        The most hated and under-appreciated bull market in […]

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 […]

Catastrophe In Houston; Major Rebuilding & Infrastructure Restoration Will Be Needed; Gasoline & Refineries Likely To Get A Boost; Insurance Companies – Not As Bad As Some May Think — September Historically Worst Month Of Year For Stocks

Catastrophe In Houston; Major Rebuilding & Infrastructure Restoration Will Be Needed; Gasoline & Refineries Likely To Get A Boost; Insurance Companies – Not As Bad As Some May Think — September Historically Worst Month Of Year For Stocks http://www.fortunascorner.com      First, my thoughts and prayers go to the people of Houston and the surrounding […]

This Will Be An Interesting Day In U.S. Stock Market — As We Enter The Dog Days Of August

This Will Be An Interesting Day In U.S. Stock Market — As We Enter The Dog Days Of August http://www.fortunascorner.com      Amazon’s second quarter 2017 profit fell 77 percent, after increased investment spending on new warehouses, data centers, Alexa, and employees; the Senate voted down a skeleton version of Obamacare in the wee hours […]

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 […]

5 Technology Stocks For The Long Run — Barron’s Article On Top Technology Fund Manager’s Picks  For The Portfolio

5 Technology Stocks For The Long Run — Barron’s Article On Top Technology Fund Manager’s Picks  For The Portfolio https://fortunascorner.com      Johanna Bennett had a article in this weekend’s (June 12, 2017) Barron’s on ‘5 Technology Stocks For The Long,’ based on an interview with Joshua Spencer, Fund Manager, for T. Rowe Price Global Technology […]

Tech Wreck Stuns Wall Street As NASDAQ Falls 1.8%; The Biggest Beneficiaries Of Fed Rate Hikes

Tech Wreck Stuns Wall Street As NASDAQ Falls 1.8%; The Biggest Beneficiaries Of Fed Rate Hikes https://fortunascorner.com      The stock markets/indices in the U.S. in 2017 could easily have been described in two ways:  ‘The Energizer Bunny,’ and ‘The Teflon Stock Market.’  Nothing seemed able to exploit any weakness, nor any bad news that […]