Crisis in Europe, Sour Apple, U.S. Safe Haven? ECB Hike, CHIPS (Act) Ahoy

Russian energy giant Gazprom has apparently invoked 'force majeure,' for its failure to deliver natural gas shipments to European clients in recent weeks.

As Oil Continues to Fall, What Does That Mean for the XLE?

Watch these key price levels.

Nasdaq's Key Line, Fed Minutes, Trouble With the Yield Curve, Sun Valley Deals?

The FOMC flat out tells us here that they are willing to damage the economy in order to get a handle on and tamp down consumer-level inflation.

Tuesday Setup, Semiconductor Gut Punch, Tradable July? Stay Inside the Lines

Earnings season kicks off in about 10 days. It does not look to the plain eye that analysts are ready.

Commodity Bull Runs Have Proven Unsustainable; Can This Time Be Different?

It's possible, but unlikely, as we've yet to see the commodity complex hold gains forged in a bull market.

Epically Bad First Half, Inflation's Origins, Defense Stocks, Seasonal Investing

Is Defense recession proof? Not in 'normal' peacetime, but maybe this time.

Zero-Covid? NATO's China Challenge, Quarter-End Volume, Yields, Trading Chevron

There was a time when Covid vaccine news was headline material. Not now, though, and this news could matter.

Baltic Powder Keg? Telltale Treasuries, Cringy Congress, Lost in Fed Translation

Despite Wednesday's hit, XLE remains the only sector SPDR ETF still up year to date (+34.8%).

An Oversold Bounce Is Developing -- But Don't Be Too Trusting

Now is not the time to build longer-term positions.

How Far Down? Inflation Torment, Sign of Relief? Bewitched, Trading Chip Stocks

there was a high level of professional participation on Thursday and almost all of it was on the same side of the market.