Fundamentals are failing us; it is all about the greenback, "green" bets and easy-money policies.
The Fed Chair threaded the needle better than Joe Montana down by six with a minute to go on any given Sunday.
After the chaotic action Tuesday, I am looking for a renewed focus on stock-picking.
Cryptos and cash are both headed for a real fight. For their own existence.
The funny thing about flat lines is that the move at the end is usually explosive, but could go either way.
If rates are going to keep rising from here, both of these things need to happen.
3 options strategies offering very nice returns in HTLD.
Who knew high finance was so easy? And why the heck was I working so hard? Fundamental analysis is so 1980s.
The main themes are bitcoin, cannabis, stocks priced under $10, small biotechnology, and small-caps in general.
There is a point where if longer-dated yields move high enough, defensive-minded investors will be drawn from equities to debt securities.
The fact is that even if there is some compromise, the next fiscal stimulus package will be closer to $1.9 trillion than $600 billion.
Everyone gets frightened. Everyone fears the water moccasin when hip deep in the swamp. Everyone fears what they cannot see, and what they do not understand.
The market is struggling with instability as a massive, short-squeeze movement continues. 'Good' stocks are being dumped by funds to pay for short-selling losses.
As a trader who at times takes short positions, I don't know whether to stand up and applaud this group or to fear them.
Yellen will likely oversee a massive increase in government debt. How much is too much?
We are going to live again. You will dance in the aisle at some concert whose performer I have never heard of, and you will cheer for your favorite team in person again.
What you have seen over several weeks is a market reacting to improved prospects for increased fiscal support reliant upon deficit spending.
The risk of being long and wrong in the cryptocurrency is real.
I had thought markets were smitten with the idea of gridlock. Now, they seem laser focused on looser fiscal policy as a catalyst.
At some point, the piper will need to be paid. And that day might be sooner than some believe it will be.
The entire financial media may have swung and missed on Monday, but our old nemesis, those keyword reading algorithms that determine price? They spun the marketplace like a top.
In 2021, let's support each other as we fight our way out of this mess. Let's learn how to love, and forget how to hate.
The Russell 2000 is currently on an eight-week winning streak. The New York Jets have not done that since 1986 when the team's starting quarterback was Ken O'Brien.
End-of-the-year moves may pressure some of 2020's biggest winners. Don't assume that tax avoidance will prevent selling.
Do you hear what I hear? Check the guy on your left. Check the gal on your right. Check the house across the street. They may need something that you can provide.
This note does not accurately represent how ticked off I feel about what's included and not included in the current stimulus bill.
We're reaching a quarterly 'quadruple witching' amid elevated valuations and volume.
Life is unpredictable. Black Swans are unpredictable events that disrupt not just financial markets. Twelve months ago, I went to my neighbor's New Year's Eve party.
The Russell 2000 is now up 7% for December, twice the increase for the Nasdaq Composite.
I fear our legislators see these statistics and misunderstand the plight of the lower to middle class American in this environment.