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The Fed has done a lot, and is willing to do even more, but for now, is watching Congress. The fiscal side is where the next shoe falls.
More than anything else, the hearings shine a light on how tech giants are looking to defend themselves as antitrust probes continue.
Let me disabuse you of some of the biggest canards that people routinely spout involving the Fed and stocks.
Anyone playing the guessing game into earnings is rolling the dice.
* Optimism is the enemy of the rational buyer * Instead of a vaccine needed to help the economy, investors seem to think Fed policy is the innoculation from stock market losses * Speculators, Robinhood and David Portnoy are bit players and a market ...
The Fed will release its policy statement at 2 pm Eastern time Wednesday.
These House antitrust hearings are ridiculous given that the companies on the hot seats are about the best thing we have going for us.
In a 'normal' recession, these would be real losers -- but right now? They look like numero 'UNO'.
Precious metals reverse on a strong dollar, which should trigger some rotational action.
Negotiations on the next round of stimulus, more so than tension between Washington and Beijing, and more so than earnings season, will control short-term financial market performance.
The charts and indicators suggest that prices can move even higher from here.
Monetary policy, fiscal policy, and major earnings news are all on the docket.
Why aren't we figuring out how to cure the test bottleneck?
I'm doing some dip buying amid weakness in large-cap tech stocks.
FATMAANN names are leading to the downside, but small-caps and value are outperforming.
Investors might have to take it on the chin -- and then do some soul searching -- as names like Microsoft, Tesla and other stars get hit.
The bears have predicted a negative reaction to earnings for many years and have seldom been rewarded for their pessimism. Microsoft will be a good test case Thursday.
It will not collapse on valuation, fraud, currently non-existent inflation or its own weight. But here's what could knock it off its feet.
You can bet on black, which is instant vaccine, or you can bet on red, which is the shutdown non-economy. Both have variants.
Let's go over five excuses so you know and are armed with them when they are used and make you faint and weak-handed.
Google platforms such as Search, YouTube, Android and Maps already have dominant market shares in India. The company undoubtedly wants to keep things that way.
Among the things to watch: How Q3 demand is trending for markets such as smartphones, online advertising, streaming and e-commerce.
Color me shocked and surprised, I had no idea folks used Facebook's Instagram for news coverage. Twitter sure, given the number of news outlets that use it, but Instagram... Perhaps I am getting... old? Anyone use "Insta" for news?
Looks to me like key advertisers and other companies are reeling in their advertising spending, which could be a sign of greater than expected belt tightening to make quarterly EPS expectations. Something to listen for in the next few weeks, especia...
Gaming stocks have been one of the beneficiaries of the pandemic, but we also know some of the big boys of tech, including Apple , Alphabet , Facebook , Amazon , and others are looking to cash in and disrupt gaming with streaming. We've seen similar...
I will repeat this for emphasis - I like Twitter's shares at current prices. While social media has been recently exposed for its imperfections, the dominance of Alphabet's Google and Facebook can not be understated. Though Twitter is a distant thir...
The upcoming Walmart+ service looks like an evolution of the existing Delivery Unlimited service, rather than a genuine Amazon Prime rival.
There is no tech-focused fund in the United States that offers a higher yield than Columbia Seligman Premium Tech Growth Fund.