The U.S. dollar is the primary benchmark for the expense of the time value of the money around the world. It affects all asset classes, and I want to analyze it to see if the speculation about the coming cycle of the rise in interest rates is valid or not.area drop future Gold instrument notes rate term UST yield
According to OPEC, global OECD oil inventories fell 22 million barrels in June to end at 3.033 billion. Production in Saudi Arabia rose by 32,000 b/d to 10.067 mmbd, which is above its production ceiling, according to secondary sources.barrel build demand implies inventories July oil OPEC production rose
One of the marvels of the continued bull market in stocks this year – and to a much lesser extent in bonds, too – is that it’s taking place in spite of what appears to be a tremendous amount of dysfunction and conflict within the federal government.
Unfortunately, only one of those factions appears to be interested in doing its job, which is trying to help the American people and enact the agenda it was elected on.Congress debt Democrats economy government gridlock market party Republican Trump
As expected, Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) reported another great quarter with beats on both the top and bottom lines. However, this was expected and beginning with the initial quarter Visa started reporting the fully integrated company these numbers have been fantastic.earnings FY2017 growth growth rate numbers quarter Revenue stock visa Visa Europe
In early 2017 Forbes ranked Warren Buffett as the world’s second richest man with a net worth of $72 billion. If it can complete license acquisition in the next few months production at AB Ventures could start as early as December 2017.Buffett Canada Cannabis companies fund industry Investing Invictus production stock
Back in May, I posted an update for copper where I shared my concerns about the possible negative impacts of the cooling Chinese economy. Then the two lines reflected the weakening data in Q1 of 2017, which brought concerns about the future dynamics of copper’s price to my mind this May.concerns consolidation copper drop huge mark metal pattern update upside
On July 24th, Saudi energy minister, Khalid Al-Falih, announced that Saudi Arabia would limit its exports to 6.6 million barrels a day (mmbd) in August. And in fact, nominations for August had been published in this report dated July 12th.August budget cut exports lower nomination oil OPEC production Saudi
Back in 1925 President Calvin Coolidge famously said, “The business of America is business.” Apparently, this is still true even if the current administration more closely resembles the Five Families rather than the worthy successors to Silent Cal.
A more pertinent question for this column is: Is that growth rate strong enough to get the Federal Reserve back to raising interest rates again and start its “balance sheet normalization program,” i.e., trimming its $4.5 trillion securities portfolio?administration American business economy headlines President quarter rate Trump WASHINGTON
I’ve written many articles highlighting the advantages options trading and how this technique, when deployed in opportunistic or conservative scenarios on a consistent basis may augment overall portfolio returns while mitigating risk in a meaningful manner. Here, I’d like to focus on leveraging cash to engage in options trading, more specifically selling covered puts.agreed buyer covered put option Premium put option seller shares stock strike
Cannabis is a proven treatment for cancer patients struggling with the side effects of chemotherapy such as nausea and loss of appetite.
But now, pre clinical research is showing that cannabis could actually be a cancer killer.Biotech cancer Cannabis clinical drug market patients pharmaceutical prospect Tetra