Recent Articles

Stock Continue Melt Up on Cheap Money Hopes

The futures market puts the odds of a Fed rate hike at next to nothing for October, but there's still a chance it could happen by the end of this year. More 

Stocks End Mixed as Junk Bonds Get Smashed

Even a behemoth like Apple (AAPL) isn't safe from the volatility of the markets. In the meantime, I suggest taking a defensive position, such as in the TVIX. More 

Resilient Consumer? These 4 Charts Say “No”

Concerned investors punished foreign stocks and emerging market equities in May. Blame an economy in decline that continues to struggle More 

High-Grade and Junk Bonds Are Getting Scarier Every Day (JNK)

Prices for corporate bonds have rolled over recently, and that's pressuring exchange-traded funds like the Barclays junk bond SPDR. More 

Don’t Dismiss Carl Icahn’s Warning on Junk Bonds

Carl Icahn is worried about a bubble brewing in junk bonds, and even if that doesn't happen, caution is warranted for this hot asset class. More 

Down, Down, Down Goes the Dow

Sagging oil prices and concerns over a Greek eurozone exit weighed heavily on stocks Monday, sending the Dow Jones more than 300 points. More 

Market Divergences Grow as Stocks Break for Christmas

While stocks are enjoying a pre-Christmas surge, there are increased signs that growth in the markets have grown too much, too fast. More