Bill Bonner, daily columnist for The Daily Reckoning, UK Edition, turns his attention today to the latested antics of the U.S. Fed Chairman and the ten year rolling trends in the U.S. stock market.
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The dollar remains well bid…G-7 to hand currencies off to G-20? Car Sales collapse…Auditing the Lehman cash movements…And Now… Today’s Pfennig!
In their official statement Wednesday, U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers said they “continue to anticipate that economic conditions are likely to warrant exceptionally low levels of the Federal Funds Rate for an extended period.”
Buy the Dips and Sell the Rips – it’s a phrase that’s been thrown around quite a bit among traders over the past few months. It’s more than a cute rhyme though, it’s a strategy that can end up locking more gains where they belong: in your brokerage account. Today, I’m going to show you how to do just that…
The stock market is up 51% from its March 9 lows. The leading economic indicators have turned sharply positive, showing gains for each of the last four months. Manufacturing is on the rebound. And banks are promising to pay record bonuses, as their earnings have rebounded.
Summer is over…and the rally may be over, too.
There’s no question that the past year-and-a-half has been disastrous for investors. Since last March, the S&P 500 has lost nearly a quarter of its values, and many are still too scared to put their money back in the market in the market. But according to some of the best investors in the world, now is exactly when you should turn your eye to stocks…
When the “Great Crash” came in 1929, it came in October. So, too, did the infamous “Crash of ‘87.” And last year, during a tortuous October that led to even lower lows in the months to come, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index lost 19% of its value in just 30 days.
How do you like this recovery? Pretty good, huh? Except for the jobs, of course. And except for the retail sales. And except for the foreclosures… and house prices. And incomes. And consumer prices. And business profits. It’s like a female impersonator… just like a real woman in every way, except for the essential ones.
Oil Rises on China Demand, Slowing U.S. Recession; Homebuilder Shares Surge After Order Increase; Natural Gas ETF to Suspend New Share Offers; Microsoft to Bring Office to Nokia Smartphones; J.D. Power: Auto Sales to Surge Next Year; WTO: China Violated Trade Rules on Books and Movies; Despite Shrinking Sales, Macy’s Beats the Street