The Big Non-Event
Hello MarketClub members everywhere. Like the other 84 million Americans, I watched the presidential debate and I have to say it was as boring as watching an uneventful Super Bowl. The interesting thing is the next day the stock market had a very healthy bounce. I don't think there is one particular event you can […]
OPEC's Algiers Meeting
If you are having trouble keeping up with all of the rhetoric in the oil market over the past two months, you are not alone. That’s the oil producers’ basic idea, create as much uncertainty as possible in a bid to scare traders from shorting oil, thereby preventing oil prices from cratering. Lead-Up to Algiers […]
Is Data Dependency Dead At The Fed?
While it was certainly gratifying to know that the Federal Reserve may, finally, be ready to raise interest rates and normalize monetary policy before the end of the year, its reason for doing so, elucidated after last week’s FOMC meeting and Janet Yellen’s press conference left me shaking my head. To put it in economic […]
Which Asset Is A Top Gainer? Silver? Bitcoin? Try again!
At the start of this year, I wrote about Bitcoin and its unrivaled blast-off dynamics compared to conventional assets for the Y2015. Of course, the main reason for this was the effect of the 'start-up.' In other words, if we get something useful and demanded out of 'nothing' or better say virtually it surely will […]
Will Tonight's Debate Move The Markets?
Hello MarketClub members everywhere. It's estimated that there will be up to 100 million people watching tonight's debate. Never before have there been that many people so involved and so intrigued by a political debate. Never before has the country been so divided in so many ways. Tonight's debate is going to be historic in […]
Weekly Futures Recap With Mike Seery
We've asked Michael Seery of SEERYFUTURES.COM to give our INO readers a weekly recap of the Futures market. He has been Senior Analyst for close to 15 years and has extensive knowledge of all of the commodity and option markets. Michael frequently appears on multiple business networks including Bloomberg news, Fox Business, CNBC Worldwide, CNN […]
Amazon Soars To The Chagrin Of These Two Companies
Hello MarketClub members everywhere. There is no doubt about it; Jeff Bezos has built a fantastic company. When he first started selling discounted books, he wanted to give his company a big name. The biggest thing he could think of at the time was Amazon which is the largest, mightiest river in the world. Jeff's […]
FOMC: Not Enough Inflation, Folks
By: Gary Tanashian of biiwii.com Not enough inflation. That’s what the Fed is saying yet again. FOMC Statement “Inflation has continued to run below the Committee’s 2 percent longer-run objective, partly reflecting earlier declines in energy prices and in prices of non-energy imports. Market-based measures of inflation compensation remain low; most survey-based measures of longer-term […]