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There is risk of fireworks and price squeezes as the stock market prices in the best of our current scenario, and the Treasury market prices in the worst.
I'll consider the MU setup a bust if we break the support cluster. Let's see if TLT can hold above the recent low.
Plus, Disney will report earnings after Tuesday's close amid big challenges and Chicago Fed President Charles Evans' blunt economic assessment.
Unlike equities, or at least the Nasdaq 100, there is little conversation about credit getting back to all-time tight levels -- or even where they were in January and February.
One of the first things to do when the market starts showing signs of weakness is to look for areas ignored during the rally phase.
I believe it's time to increase the share of your wealth that's composed of hard assets.
Let me disabuse you of some of the biggest canards that people routinely spout involving the Fed and stocks.
Some form of fiscal compromise is widely expected, but I see three risks.
The Pershing Square founder's talk on CNBC of shorting high-yield bonds should be taken with a grain of salt.
Financial stocks continue to struggle. But should they?
A Fed governor speaks of accommodation, and AMC Entertainment's bond maneuvers serve as a warning to those who swim in the high-yield pool.
Some will tell you that the bond market is pricing in doom and gloom. But is that really the case?
Could the Hong Kong dollar become unhinged against the U.S. dollar, a system in place since 1983?
Powell and Mnuchin have created a bubble in their response to the Covid-19 crisis. It's difficult to see one when inside one.
The Fed, as much as it would like, cannot print a vaccine nor change human psychology.
Plus, the market has bad breadth and PC and operating system makers should benefit from virus-inspired home-based schooling.
While every recession is different, here's what could be in store for jobs, interest rates, the Fed and stocks.
The Nasdaq is running wild, but when the banks report we'll find out just how many people and businesses failed to pay rent.
The hitch is that fundamentals do matter, too. Confused? Let's examine what's happening in the market and why it's making me cautious.
That's me, right now, and here's how I'm positioning myself amid a host of uncertainties.
Is cash still king? Hard to say for sure. Do investors need to be diversified? Yes.
The lack of opportunity for growth in this sector may just be its biggest strength right now.
We're looking for the VIX to work its way lower over time and the S&P higher, but it'll be a bumpy ride.
But what can we expect from this program, what kinds of bonds should benefit, and is the Fed setting us up for disappointment?
Has a change in sentiment occurred or is this just normal market volatility?
There's a host of factors that play into my full risk-off stance.
At least don't think about asking Fed Chief Jerome Powell. The Fed concluded its June meeting, and here are my takeaways.
ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury and Ally Financial are two plays to consider in a market that looks increasingly overbought.
Let's see how the Fed Chairman Jerome Powell can justify more liquidity measures as jobs data have improved and asset markets rebound strongly.