With Vale's Brucutu mine offline, the three remaining miners are churning more cash, making them attractive investments.
The data is increasingly suggesting a pause/retracement of January's gains. Get ready for it.
Rate increases are off the table for now, balance sheet normalization is on hold, and potentially the groundwork is laid for the next round of quantitative easing.
There is strong precedent for aggressive rate cuts once the Fed gets started.
Dabbling in the futures markets shouldn't be off limits for those with a certain amount of sophistication and financial means.
We investors have the task of sifting through the 'Umwelt' -- the worldview perceived and forecasted by the various organisms that live in our trading world ecosystem.
Until there is a clear outcome on the trade front, choose your investments wisely -- the market can very easily go back to retest lows.
The wildcard on today's employment data will be if the sudden slowing of growth in manufacturing employment is emblematic of a broader problem.
Without a take and hold of the 2570 level, this rally is all just a trading exercise.
Those who are waiting for a holiday bounce in the markets should stay patient and wait for strength.